We get so many retro inspired platformers going through a Kickstarter campaign it's hard to keep up. But Buck & Miles developed by quackgyver really caught our attention. According to the developers, the game follows Buck the Trucker and Miles the Pilot as they run, jump, bop and bounce their way through a mysterious and magical desert, spanning over ten different worlds and biomes.
I love a good adventure and who doesn't? So when Studio Spektar, a Croatian company contacted us about their latest adventure game "Viktor" we just had to take a look. Currently going through a Kickstarter campaign with a demo provided, Viktor is a steampunk adventure where you star as a wild boar on a quest to become the Emporer of Austria-Hungary.
Take a pinch of Lord of the Rings, add in a lot of action, mash it all up with lots of pixels and you'll most likely end up with Rogus: Kingdom of the Lost Souls, developed by IronDrop Studios; a new epic runner game released today. Starting off as a small iOS/Android project then turned PC through 9 months of hard work, Rogus features cool pixel graphics and fun game play as your skills are put to the test through precise jumping, aiming, dodging, shielding and spell casting.
Hot on the heels of the latest Amstrad CPC Homebrew release is the latest Victory game preview for C64. Described as a Paradroid meets Cybernoid game and developed by DM/Victory, this latest game although just a demo features appealing graphics, good game play and polish sprites. Certainly a worthy addition for any C64 owner!
We haven't featured an Amstrad CPC homebrew title in ages, so instead of featuring one, we are going to feature lots of brand new retro releases from the #CPCRetroDev - Amstrad CPC Game Creation Contest. In all 16 games were submitted to the Spanish contest from shooters to puzzle games, and the three main winners were : Super Retro Robot Rampage, Orc's Dungeon and The Legend of CPCerdo.
German solo developer Jens Bolanz AKA funtraum is putting together a turn-based, tower defense game but with RTS elements thrown in for good measure. The indiegogo campaign is in its last few days though, so he'll need some 11th hour help to get to his goal of just $6000
It seems as if Toni Wilen, developer of WinUAE never rests as even today on a Sunday he's just released the latest Amiga emulator beta version of WinUAE 2.9.0 beta 25. A version which again contains even more bug fixes such as uaenet.device + slirp combination was broken (probably has always been) and more accurate 68000 prefetch mode instruction cycle usage. So if you want the latest release, read the changelog and grab the download link.
Prepare for a destructive force of high powered weaponry with lots of cool explosions, as Gunslugs II by Orangepixel is now available as a demo and going through a Steam Greenlight campaign. Featuring lots of chaos, enemies to fight, more content, more special effects and a cool story as you once again fight the Black Duck Army.