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Flying Shark - WIP Flying Shark remake for the Commodore Amiga 500 gets a new demo

Sunday April 14th, 2024 11:29:23 PM
Another Commodore Amiga news story has appeared in our inbox, as we've recently found out through the EAB forums, that the previously announced game of Flying Shark. A new Arcade to Amiga remake by Magnus T together with JMD and John Tsakiris(GFX). Has recently been teased with a new one level demo that you can download and play right now. To coincide with this news, Saberman has not only

Phoenix - 1980's Arcade game by Taito is coming to the Amiga via JOTD

Saturday April 13th, 2024 09:37:48 PM
JOTD is certainly no stranger to Indie Retro News, especially with announced Arcade to Amiga conversions/ports such as Moon Patrol, Donkey Kong, Tetris 1200 (AGA), Super Bagman, Karate Champ, Galaxian500 and our personal favorite Super Xevious. Well it looks as if he's not going to take a break any time soon from game news. As he has recently announced the in-development

Grind - A first person shooter for Amiga 500, made with the amazing Dread-Engine! [New Update]

Thursday April 11th, 2024 11:24:58 PM
If you're looking for more gaming news on this upcoming first person shooter of 'Dread' for the Commodore Amiga 500 and above. Then we have just been informed through the EAB forums by Tsak. That not only does this work in progress game have 2 brand new tracks (Menus and in-game), but there's been several exciting milestones completed through development, and new screenshots and animated

Trucho - Lets go fishing in this new MSX game from KAMINO!

Wednesday April 10th, 2024 07:32:12 PM
Something for everyone this week and it continues with the latest digital and physical release of the Arcade Fishing game of ' Trucho ' by KAMINO. A new MSX game that sends you off to the rod fishing paradise of Pescatore Island. An island where you can enjoy three fishing modes without leaving the comfort of your home. To coincide with this news, not only can you play the game on your MSX

Timo's Castle - A nostalgic Journey Back to Childhood Gaming on the C64 by Pixelbrei Games with publishing by Bitmap Soft (1st May)

Tuesday April 9th, 2024 01:56:14 PM
Pixelbrei Games with publishing by Bitmap Soft, will be releasing as of May 1st 'Timo's Castle' for the C64. As in the words of the website "In a nostalgic homage to the golden era of gaming, a team of passionate developers spanning from Switzerland and Germany proudly announces the upcoming release of Timo's Castle. A homage to the beloved classic Henry's House by Chris Murray, originally

Cats 'n Critters - A new family friendly game for the C64 by NellyByte Software

Tuesday April 9th, 2024 10:30:12 AM
If you are looking for a family friendly game with cats as the main characters, and can be played by one to two players , then you might like this latest Commodore 64 game from NellyByte Software called ' Cats 'n Critters ' : A game in which you play as Maple and Button, and must rid your garden of menacing critters that have invaded your home. To coincide with this news, Saberman has sent us

Kazik in the Underworld of Tema - Kazik and the Ghosts enhanced comes to the C64

Monday April 8th, 2024 07:59:10 PM
We have just found out through Saberman that there has been a new release of a game called 'Kazik in the Underworld of Tema'. Although details are sparse about the game, all we can tell is not only does it look like Roland on the Ropes, but it seems to be an enhanced version of a game known as KAZIK AND THE GHOSTS. A game which was released for the COMMODORE 16 and PLUS/4 in 1986. Although I

2005 Mobile game 'Doom RPG' will be coming to the Amiga 1200+

Friday April 12th, 2024 06:13:13 PM
Here we are with another special announcement, as if any of you remember the 2005 mobile phone game of 'Doom RPG'; a game developed by Fountainhead Entertainment combining the Doom first-person shooter franchise with role-playing video game elements. Then at some point in the near future, you could be playing Szilárd Biró/BSzili's port of Doom RPG on your Amiga! Although going by what we've been

Kondi Krush - Candy Crush comes to the Commodore Amiga, C64 and Plus/4

Saturday April 6th, 2024 04:32:34 PM
We've featured a number of great match'up games on Indie Retro News, games such as The Return of Traxtor and Vegetables Deluxe to name but a few. But now after searching the very depths of the gaming scene, we've found out that the 2012 game of 'Candy Crush', which was released by King for modern systems. Has been converted over to the Commodore Amiga as well as the C64 and Plus/4 by 

EL BIGOTUDO - This new game release looks stunning for the ZX Spectrum 128k!

Sunday April 7th, 2024 03:24:52 PM
We've just been told through our ZX Spectrum Facebook group, that authors Romancha, Jerri, MmcM, Shadow Maker and Oscar Martin Garcia have released the stunning looking ZX Spectrum 128k game of 'EL BIGOTUDO'. A game in which other sites such as planetsinclair, have said it mixes it up with a bit of Dan Dare and Alienation as a serious candidate for Game of the year 2024. To coincide with this

Auto Amy - A new puzzle game released for the Amstrad CPC by EgoTrip

Thursday April 4th, 2024 05:53:43 PM
Another homebrew this week and following the same genre of a puzzler, as we were recently informed via Saberman through Facebook, that EgoTrip has released his latest game of 'Auto Amy'; a tile moving puzzle game that can be played on any Amstrad CPC. To coincide with this news, while there's not much to go on, here's a little bit more info about the game as well as a video of the game below.And

Penguin Attack - A great Arcade game released by Pat Morita Team for the ZX Spectrum

Tuesday April 2nd, 2024 03:31:38 PM
Thanks to another heads up from Saberman, we've been told that Pat Morita Team who behind games such as Vampire Slayer, Ninjakul 2, Shovel Adventure and the brilliant Arcade like conversion of Tokimal for the ZX Spectrum. Has released the brand new ZX Spectrum game of Penguin Attack. A high quality and fun for all the family Arcade game in which you have to throw snowballs at Penguin's and

Spinning Image - A 50 level puzzle game released by Carleton Handley for the C64

Tuesday April 2nd, 2024 03:11:03 PM
If you love playing puzzle games, then you might like to play this new game by Carleton Handley called 'Spinning Image' for the Commodore 64. As in the words of the creator, "Spinning Image is a game where you gradually build up the image on the playfield to match the solution on the right of the screen. Blocks must be placed onto the board as well as being removed to help build up to completion"

Mighty Street Fighter - Upcoming 'Street Fighter' for the Amstrad 128k gets a final trailer

Monday April 1st, 2024 07:07:03 PM
If you have an Amstrad CPC 128k or a GX4000, then you are going to love this latest news story that was just sent to us by XeNoMoRPH. As thanks to the hard work of Amstrad GGP, at some point soon you'll be able to play the eagerly awaited 'Mighty Street Fighter'; A rather unique looking version of Street Fighter which looks to be using a similar character design to that of the chibi art style NES

Henry’s Castle - A nostalgic Journey Back to Childhood Gaming on the C64 by Roman Werner

Monday April 8th, 2024 02:30:15 PM
Considering it's April 1st, pretty much every new game announcement today would probably be an April Fools joke. But while the developer is adamant it isn't. Roman Werner will be releasing as of May 1st 'Henry's Castle' for the C64. As in the words of the website "In a nostalgic homage to the golden era of gaming, a team of passionate developers spanning from Switzerland and Germany proudly

Hypernoid Zero - This Cybernoid game looks amazing on the Amstrad CPC

Monday April 1st, 2024 09:21:10 AM
If you had a ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, C64, NES or Amiga, chances are you would've played ' Cybernoid '; a shoot 'em up published in 1987 by Hewson Consultants that is regarded by many as a great game with fabulous music by Jeroen Tel or Jochen Hippel (ST). Well if you do remember playing it back in the 80's, then you might be interested to know that as of right now, you can try play

Legend of Wilf - Hayesmaker64 latest game is now available for the Commodore 64!

Friday March 29th, 2024 10:59:40 PM
We've recently been informed via Twitter as a heads up by Hayesmaker64, that the previously featured exclusive of 'Legend of Wilf', has been released via itch io; a brand new arcade adventure, with roots in classic C64 platformers as a homage to Elite System’s Kokotoni Wilf! To coincide while you can still read a more in-depth write up about the game in our previous article, provided below is

DR. ACULA - The direct sequel to FRANK N. STEIN is now available for the ZX Spectrum

Friday March 29th, 2024 05:22:32 PM
Looking through the latest Facebook posts for new retro games to feature on Indie Retro News, and we've come across a post by Mark, that after a forty year wait, DR. ACULA the direct sequel to FRANK N. STEIN by Colin Stewart is now available for the ZX Spectrum! A game that features nails, bats, horror cats, devil dogs, ice, slime, vertical walls, man eating pumpkins, spiders, mice,

Moon Patrol 500 - 1980's Arcade classic as an Amiga conversion by JOTD gets a new OCS , ECS, and enhanced AGA beta build!

Friday March 29th, 2024 02:07:26 PM
We've recently found out through the EAB forums, that the previously announced Arcade to Amiga conversion of Irem's classic 1982 scrolling shooter of 'Moon Patrol' by both JOTD and no9(music), has now been updated with an AGA enhanced, ECS and OCS beta build for you to try! Basically for those of you who were complaining about just AGA, can now try lower end builds of the game all created as a

Godzilla Balls - Playing with balls in this new MSX game by Paxanga Software

Thursday March 28th, 2024 02:57:36 PM
If you have a MSX and looking for something new to play on this rather bleak and wet Thursday, then we have just been contacted by both ArnaudDeKlerk and Saberman, that Paxanga Software has made available the exploration puzzle game of 'Godzilla Balls': A new MSX game in which you have to traverse lots of different levels, while also collecting balls and avoiding nasty enemies scattered

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