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Last feed update: Thursday October 1st, 2020 07:48:20 PM

Behemoth Preview - A Version 2 shooter of an Armalyte C64 clone

Thursday October 1st, 2020 04:40:29 PM
Another preview has graced our C64 scenes, as Saberman has sent us the heads up that Excess has made available a version 2 preview of the unreleased game 'Behemoth'; a game that was also shown as a preview by Onslaught way back in 2015. This game of which we have featured before, is classed as an Armalyte clone that was originally meant for the budget label, however the game was never finished

Demon's Dream - Unreleased Isometric ZX Spectrum game sees the light of day

Thursday October 1st, 2020 04:45:54 PM
There are a lot of readers on our site that remember and have enjoyed the 1980's Isometric games from Ultimate Play the Game, such as Gunfright, Pentagram and even Knight Lore on systems such as the Amstrad, C64 or ZX Spectrum. So you can see why I just had to mention this cool little game that has just been lost and found, and that's Demon's Dream; an isometric ZX Spectrum game created by Define

Nosy - A new Javier Fopiani ZX Spectrum game possessed by Demons

Thursday October 1st, 2020 02:39:17 PM
With Halloween fast approaching there will most likely be lots of different Horror based games to play on a multitude of systems such as the C64 or even the ZX. Thankfully one such game fits the horror experience, as JavierFopiani has released his ZX Spectrum game of 'Nosy'; a game in which you must traverse many different rooms fighting vile creatures and avoiding the deadly demo which will fast

RunNGun - Another cool looking C64 action platformer is coming

Thursday October 1st, 2020 01:57:54 PM
While many of you are still drooling over the upcoming Another World C64 conversion/port which was announced this week, there's another game that might be worth keeping an eye on, and that's Carleton Handley's upcoming Action Platformer of RunNGun. Yes indeed this game mentioned to us by Per Ola and Saberman, is a run n gun platformer that looks to feature great background detail, smooth

Another World is coming to the C64, Very early gameplay preview!

Wednesday September 30th, 2020 01:48:39 PM
Another World also known as Out Of This World was released across more than a dozen platforms since its 1991 debut, attaining a cult status among critics and sophisticated gamers alike for its cinematic effects in graphics, sound and cut scenes. Well after the shocking announcement of the game coming to the C64 with an early teaser, just days after that announcement, Eric Majikeyric has shown off

Buccaneers - A demo for an upcoming Amstrad game by Big Bang Games!

Monday September 28th, 2020 05:24:33 PM
The last game to be mentioned and a rather interesting looking game at that, especially for all you Amstrad players, as trawling through the latest Amstrad updates, we've come across a newish game with a pirate theme called 'Buccaneers'. Now before you get too excited thinking this is going to be like Sid's Pirates, it isn't, but instead this game looks to be an enjoyable platformer with plenty

ScummVM v2.2.0 - The best way to play Adventure classics reaches new heights!

Monday September 28th, 2020 04:59:52 PM
Eye of the Beholder SEGA CD (RPG) Supported too!If you have a great collection of DOS or Windows based classic point and click adventure games, then the latest update of ScummVM 2.2.0 will do you nicely. I for one have it installed and use it for all my classic adventure games. But what is ScummVM, I hear you ask? ScummVM is a very special program which allows you to run certain classic graphical

Magica - A rather lovely Amstrad game is now available for the Amiga

Monday September 28th, 2020 06:21:27 PM
Reidrac ( Juan J Martinez ) who is one of our favorite homebrew developers on an 8bit system has appeared in our news feeds again, but this time instead of another 8bit homebrew, he has announced that his lovely game of 'Magica' which was available for the Amstrad, has now been released for the Amiga by Andy Noble. This game from the Amstrad description, is a multi level single screen arcade game

Dread - Doom clone on the Amiga, John Tsakiris joins the team!

Tuesday September 29th, 2020 12:09:51 AM
The Amiga always has a pride of place on Indie Retro News, sporting so many new games, it almost feels at times like the Amiga is back in stores. Well we've got another great news announcement for you today, as if you remember our previous article regarding the work in progress project by KK/Altair to bring Dread to the Amiga 500, which is a clone of DOOM. Then as of these last few months John

Another World is coming to the C64, first teaser shown!

Monday September 28th, 2020 02:59:27 PM
Another World the platformer classic also known as Out Of This World was released across more than a dozen platforms since its 1991 debut, attaining a cult status among critics and sophisticated gamers alike for its cinematic effects in graphics, sound and cut scenes.  It was also one of the best retro games on the Amiga 500 and a game that many class it as a prized item in their collection. Well

Wonderful Dizzy is coming to the ZX Spectrum NEXT and ZX Spectrum 128k!

Sunday September 27th, 2020 03:50:43 PM
Dizzy will always get a full feature on Indie Retro News, from new fan games, to those that have been found lost in the back of The Oliver Twins loft. Thankfully Dizzy still lives on in the hearts of many, as if you've got a ZX Spectrum NEXT and 128K and are a Dizzy fan like myself, you'll be overjoyed to learn that Dizzy's newest adventure of Wonderful Dizzy will be coming to the ZX Spectrum

Brick Rick - A brand new Amstrad game from Rescuing Orc, Magica and Golden Tail creator Juan(Reidrac)

Saturday September 26th, 2020 12:40:14 PM
The last post of the day and one I think is pretty awesome, especially for those of you with an Amstrad or Amstrad emulator at hand during this cold and dank day. As we've just found out through Twitter, that Juan J. Martínez, creator of those great games such as Night Knight, The Dawn of Kernel, Rescuing Orc, Magica and Golden Tail, has released his latest game of ' Brick Rick ' for the Amstrad

Ryane McLaine - A new ZX Spectrum inspired game from Jetpack Jaxx dev!

Friday September 25th, 2020 06:12:50 PM
Last year we announced the release of a seriously cool looking ZX Spectrum inspired game called 'Jetpack Jaxx'; A game that was not only released for PC and Android owners, but was described as having a ZX Flavour which was completely free to play, and sporting some rather cool action gameplay. Well if you played it and wanted more, you'll be pleased learn that as from this month the developer

The legend of flaming sword - Early Alpha of an upcoming Amiga platformer

Friday September 25th, 2020 04:20:07 PM
September has certainly been jam packed with Amiga news, games mentioned such as Green Thang, Dodgy Rocks, The Shadows of Sergoth(Demo), and even our personal favorite Monkey Lad. Well now another game is going to get a feature, and that's Yoz Montana's Amiga platformer of 'The Legend of Flaming Sword'; a game developed using the RedPill Game Engine that is being coded for both Amiga ECS and

Lemmings - An unreleased and very unfinished version available as a preview on the Plus/4

Friday September 25th, 2020 02:33:56 PM
During the early part of 2016, it was the 25th Anniversary of DMA Design's ' Lemmings '. A game published by Psygnosis way back in the early 90's for the Amiga, Atari ST and PC and regarded by many as one of the greatest games ever and featured many blue, green haired Lemmings that could be blown up, ripped apart and dropped from the highest of points before they even hope to reach that exit. So

Zeta Wing - Rejoice as Sarah Jane Avory's C64 Shoot em up has arrived!

Friday September 25th, 2020 03:20:25 PM
Another HOT NEWS story for the C64 community as we've just been told by Sarah Jane Avory, that she has finally released the wicked looking C64 Shoot em up ' Zeta Wing ', which can be downloaded for $3.99. This game of which we have featured many times before prior to today's release, is an eagerly awaited top scrolling shooter developed by the ex-SEGA game developer and author: Sarah Jane Avory

Atic Atac - Ultimate Play the Game classic on the Amstrad gets a new beta video

Wednesday September 23rd, 2020 02:11:02 PM
For those that loved playing the Ultimate Play the Game classics, will certainly feel right at home on Indie Retro News. Especially as homebrew developers and graphical artists had taken it upon themselves to convert/port many of those great games over to systems that didn't have the luxury of the original in the first place. Games such as Atic Atac being ported over to the C64 by Steven Day,

Melkhior's Mansion - In Dev Ultimate Play the Game inspired 'Atic Atac' is coming to the ZX Spectrum 128k

Tuesday September 22nd, 2020 06:18:03 PM
Remember when we gave you the heads up that the Ultimate Play the Game's famous classic Atic Atac, was not only being remade for the PC but it was also being remade for the ZX Spectrum Next? Well there's great news for today, as after checking their tweeter feed we've come across a new update regarding their in dev remake of Melkhior's Mansion, which as of now has also been announced as coming to

Popeye - Classic Arcade game is coming to the Atari 7800 as an Arcade conversion

Tuesday September 22nd, 2020 05:32:59 PM
Now here's a blast from the past, as we've just been informed that the classic Arcade game of 'Popeye', is coming to the Atari 7800 as an Arcade conversion by SeeSaw(Darryl Guenther). In a similar vein to Donkey Kong albeit not as good, you play as Popeye and must collect hearts, musical notes and the letters H-E-L-P that the lovable character Olive drops from the top of the screen. But be warned

Granny's Teeth 2020 - This Granny is no slouch in this new C64 game by Richard and Saul Cross

Tuesday September 22nd, 2020 06:25:18 PM
Are you looking for the latest updates in new C64 games then you've come to the right place! As we've just found out by trawling the CSDb database, that Richard of TND and Saul Cross, have released a brand new 2020 version of the C64 game called ' Granny's Teeth '; a game that is available to download for free, which puts you in control of a rather speedy Granny as she must traverse dangerous

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