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Cola Powered Gamer with an exclusive interview with Ion Fury team!

Wednesday April 21st, 2021 11:50:10 AM
It feels like it was only just yesterday we were banging on the drums about Voidpoint's excellent first person shooter of 'Ion Fury'; a game created using the Build engine, which powered Duke Nukem 3D, Blood, and Shadow Warrior. It featured kick ass weaponry, hand crafted textures and sprites and much much more, in all of its hand-crafted pixelated glory. In fact it was such a good game, that as

Shadow Warrior - Classic MS-DOS FPS makes its way on to the Amiga via BSZili with the first public test

Tuesday April 20th, 2021 06:12:51 PM
Another great heads up for all the Amiga owners out there, well ones that can run it anyway, is the MS-DOS first person shooter ' Shadow Warrior ', has been ported over to the Amiga by BSzili as the first public test for you to try. Originally developed by 3D Realms and published by GT Interactive back in 1997. Shadow Warrior had an improved engine from the one used in Duke Nukem 3D, and featured

Apogee Entertainment has been reborn and showcases new games!

Tuesday April 20th, 2021 04:23:03 PM
What a shocking news announcement today and one that took us completely by surprise, is the announcement that Apogee Entertainment has been reborn from the ashes and is set to publish future games under this iconic label; A label best known for releasing incredible games such as Commander Keen, Duke Nukem, Wolfenstein 3D, Rise of the Triad, Raptor, Shadow Warrior, Max Payne and Prey (some of

Metro Siege and DaemonClaw : Origins of Nnar​ - Two incredible looking Amiga games that get another project update

Monday April 19th, 2021 07:24:05 PM
Indie Retro News has been flooded with new updates in our inbox, from new Amiga games to those released on the Atari XL/XE and even the C64 ( Seriously we are still catching up! ). But now thanks to another heads up from our good friend Earok, he just posted the latest video from BitBeamCannon regarding both Metro Siege and DeamonClaw. Two incredible games that are in development, with one being

Oil Panic - A Game & Watch classic from 1982 appears on the Amstrad CPC

Monday April 19th, 2021 07:08:28 PM
Another day and another Game & Watch mention, as the previous one was called 'Mario's Cement Factory' which was created by Hayesmaker64 as his first assembly game, this latest release however called 'Oil Panic' has been developed for the Amstrad CPC by Crazy Piri as a tribute game. Now unlike the other game mentioned above starring Mario, Oil Panic is the first of a 1982 Game & Watch Multi screen

Kret - A Modest Atari XL/XE port demo of the 90's DOS based game The Mole

Monday April 19th, 2021 04:07:10 PM
For those of you who don't own an Amiga or a C64 but an Atari XL/XE, you'll be pleased to know as thanks to a heads up by Saberman, you can download the latest RC2 demo of 'Kret'; An Arcade Logic game developed in Turbo Basic, which is a "modest" port of the PC game The Mole; one of the most popular computer games in Poland in the first half of the nineties. The game was created at the beginning

Super Metal Hero - Eagerly awaited Amiga AGA platformer gets another update

Monday April 19th, 2021 03:02:36 PM
Yet another retro gaming news announcement has just appeared in our inbox, as we've recently been informed through the EAB forums, that the eagerly awaited Amiga game of 'Super Metal Hero'; a kickass new Amiga game that is being coded in Blitz Basic by Colin Vella, graphics by Tenshu, Music by JMD and publishing by Double Sided Games, has just got another video tease giving us a glimpse at

Lester - A brand new metroidvania announcement for the C64!

Monday April 19th, 2021 02:30:26 PM
While some of you including myself, are looking forward to playing the upcoming game of Leap!; A high quality C64 title via KnifeGrinder which is a tribute to Bounder; a game released in 1985 by Gremlin Graphics. There's another game you might like to keep an eye on while it is still in development, and that's Lester, a new metroidvania for the C64 that puts you in control of the AR2020, a robot

Bad Moon Rising - An new epic multi-level disk-only action game for your C64

Monday April 19th, 2021 01:10:50 PM
Great news this morning if you're looking for new games to play on your Commodore 64, as trawling through website, we now know that Psytronik Software has released the digital download version of a new epic multi-level disk-only action game called 'Bad Moon Rising'; A game which features multiple play styles as you must fight your way through a secret hidden German base found by a

A family friendly Owl game gets another Amiga wip tease

Saturday April 17th, 2021 07:21:55 PM
Another day and another Amiga news heads up, as we've recently been informed via Per Ola, that the upcoming Owl game, which is being developed by czorny, has just got another WIP video tease. This game which has been mentioned by us many times before, is a fun for all the family Amiga title, which doesn't just feature charming detail of lush woodlands and bonus levels, but different enemy types,

Monstro Giganto - Hayesmaker64 gives this latest PETSCII C64 brawler a Full Review!

Saturday April 17th, 2021 07:05:22 PM
Monstro Giganto (C64)Out NowPublisher: RGCDCart: £35.00 (RGCD)Digital: $7.99 ( Giganto is the second game (following “Boxy Moxy”) developed by “The Pirates of Zanzibar”, A C64 dev team power house comprising Antonio Savona (P0 Snake, Planet Golf, L’abbaye Des Morts, Fix it Felix Jr.), Lobo (graphics) and Aldo Chiummo (music). It’s fairly unique because the graphics are drawn

Another Street Fighter project but this time using the Scorpion Engine on the Amiga?

Sunday April 18th, 2021 04:43:01 PM
The Scorpion Engine is becoming the go to development tool for the Amiga, as not only can you create some pretty decent looking games, but unlike other software creation tools such as BackBone they don't run at a snails pace on anything but a power house of an Amiga. Thankfully one such creator shows what could be possible although don't expect this one to be a full time project, is Federico

SKALD: Against the Black Priory - A dark fantasy game inspired by classic RPG's gets a teaser trailer, early access August 2nd!

Saturday April 17th, 2021 09:40:08 AM
In the 80's many of us had the pleasure of playing Ultima IV on the C64, it was arguably one of the best RPG's ever released for the Commodore which featured a top down playing field with lush landscapes, dungeons to explore, characters to traverse with and many enemies to fight. It was no wonder that many would class the 80's to the 90's as the golden age of RPG's and that's before the love of

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge - A new game play trailer and coming to Switch in 2021!

Wednesday April 14th, 2021 04:44:58 PM
We've just received another great heads up in our inbox, as if you've followed the previous announcement for the upcoming game of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge; an all new arcade brawler which reunites Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo, and Donatello in a beautifully realized pixel art world invoking the turtles’ classic 1987 design. You'll be pleased to know that the publisher

Knight Rider 77 - A simplistic yet challenging Amiga game via Luigi Recanatese

Wednesday April 14th, 2021 03:58:41 PM
We've just had a double heads up today for new Amiga news, as both Saberman and Per Ola has just told us, that you can now download Luigi Recanatese's new Commodore Amiga racing game of 'Knight Rider 77'; a simple car racer reminiscent of late 70s games, which was written in Amiblitz 3.8.0 and is a hark back to the days of the TV show "Knight Rider"... Yes the music of Knight Rider does play in

Flighty Fox - Flappy Bird clone on your Amiga A500 and up as a sample game for the Scorpion Engine

Tuesday April 13th, 2021 06:27:54 PM
Say hello to probably one of the most rage worthy game experiences of the past, a game so frustrating you'll not just be tapping but probably punching the screen in frustration. Yet it's still incredibly addictive even today! Well thanks to both Saberman and who announced that the game was out, you can now play another Flappy Bird clone on your Amiga 500 and up called ' Flighty Fox ';

PiTrex Chess - An upcoming Chess game for your Vectrex gets a new video!

Tuesday April 13th, 2021 05:57:38 PM
When I was a young lad my step dad used to always go on about Chess. He'd sit there for hours on end moving around pieces as if the end result would be some grand prize. It certainly wasn't my idea of fun as I was a video gamer anyway! Still if you are into Chess and have a Vectrix fitted with a PiTrex, you might like the look of this new game that's just been sent to our inbox called 'PiTrex

Shadow Warrior - Classic MS-DOS FPS making its way on to the Amiga via BSZili

Tuesday April 13th, 2021 11:24:29 AM
Another great heads up by Solo Kazuki is the MS-DOS first person shooter ' Shadow Warrior ', which is being ported over to the Amiga by BSzili. Originally developed by 3D Realms and published by GT Interactive back in 1997, Shadow Warrior had an improved engine from the one used in Duke Nukem 3D and featured 3D voxels instead of 2D sprites, usable inventory items, and violent head slicing katanas

Alex Kidd in Pico World - A fabulous Alex Kidd demake for the Pico8 virtual console

Tuesday April 13th, 2021 10:35:12 AM
While many of you are probably looking forward to playing the upcoming Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX which is coming to PC, and features all the best parts of the original game plus new animations, graphical detail and gameplay improvements. There's another version that might interest you, although more suited for those of you who like demakes and the Pico-8. Is Domarius's Alex Kidd in Pico World

Vegetables Deluxe - A fabulous Match 3 game by Mike Richmond gets a speccy release

Thursday April 15th, 2021 09:23:28 AM
Double Sided Games didn't just announce that Don't Break The Balls for the C64 was accepting pre-orders for a May release, but as of today you can now play the eagerly awaited ZX Spectrum game of ' Vegetables Deluxe '; A game that was previously released on the Amiga and C64 and also coming to the Vic-20 via Arlagames. Now if you haven't heard of this game before, that's because it was previously

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