The Messenger - A great NES inspired game is coming 30th August!


We've recently come across a great looking game via our twitter page that is sure to excite many who've ever had a NES or played the classic game of Ninja Gaiden. Titled as 'The Messenger', with development by Sabotage and published by Delover Digital, comes a brand new retro-tastic experience as a classic action platformer unravling into an expansive time-traveling adventure full of thrills, surprises, and humor.

Mini Explorer XXXI is coming to the ZX Spectrum as a remake of EXPLORER XXXI


The ZX Dev remakes just keep on coming, as after already mentioning The Last Ninja (1) possibly coming to the ZX Spectrum, and that the C64 version of 'Mandroid' is being remade as ' Droid Buster ', again for the speccy. We are here to give a shout out that rafavico is working on a remake called Mini Explorer XXXI; which is a remake of the ZX Spectrum game EXPLORER XXXI released in 1988!

Heaven's Point - A Retro Adventure Brawler - Alpha Demo Now Available


Are you a fan of the classic River City Ransom game? Like a little adventure in your brawler? If so, you must check out the early Alpha demo from Digital Punch titled Heaven's Point. Just watch the short trailer video and you'll see why this vibrant 2D pixel art side scroller will quickly become your next gaming addiction.

Inmost - Dark and foreboding atmospheric, story-driven puzzle platformer is announced


Even more dark and creepy games to look forward to, as we've just learnt from the publisher and developer Chuckle Fish games, that they have announced the atmospheric, story-driven puzzle platformer ' Inmost ' from from Lithuania-based developers Hidden Layer Games. Set partly in an old abandoned castle, you’ll need to explore every nook and cranny, avoid detection, slice your way through enemies and spring deadly traps in order to escape the evil that lurks within…

Jump 'n Bump Remastered - Cute bunnies and up to 8 player bloody gibblets!


From the same team who brought you the "de-make" of Alex Kidd in Miracle World for the Pico 8, Domarius Games is now looking towards an old MS-DOS game for bit of a 4 player antics. Titled as ' Jump 'n Bump ', this game was originally released for free by Brainchild Design in 1998 for MS-DOS.  It supported 4 players and was about bunnies crushing each other to death to get the highest score. So why are we mentioning this now? Well the developers Domarius Games have re-released the game but this time as a remastered version for modern systems!

Graveyard Keeper - Move over Stardew Valley, it's time to dig some graves!


Don't get me wrong Stardew Valley is a good game and can be addictive, but for me I need the darker more macabre tone to my games and not the cuteness of pulling out pretty vegetables out of a field. Thankfully Graveyard Keeper is just the type of game that fits my dark tastes perfectly, as not only must you build and manage a medieval graveyard but you'll be facing ethical dilemmas and making questionable decisions!

TANGLEWOOD - Eagerly awaited retro-tastic platformer is finally here on Steam!


Finally after all this time and raising a respectable £54,830 during a Kickstarter campaign, the developers Big Evil Corporation have recently announced their retro puzzle-platforming game originally released for the SEGA Mega Drive and Genesis is now available via Steam for PC, MAC and Linux! Yes indeed ' TANGLEWOOD ' ; a game programmed in pure 68000 assembly language, using original development tools and processes from the 1990s is available for all to enjoy!

Gibbous - A Cthulhu Adventure with upwards of 70 voiced characters! ( Coming soon to Steam )


My love of adventure games is strong, from The Secret of Monkey Island, to The Legend of Kyrandia or even the Black Mirror, there's not an adventure game I would not put aside ( Unless it has too many riddles and puzzles ). So you can see why I was just that little bit excited when I saw Stuck In Attic's upcoming game of ' Gibbous - A Cthulhu Adventure ''; a game that looks so bloody good, it's at the top of my most wanted list.

Dead Zone - Upcoming ZX Spectrum game by PCNONOGames


The latest ZX Dev competition is hotting up, as after already mentioning Droid Buster, Manic Pietro
, The Last Ninja and the Mini Explorer XXXI (remake). We are here to give a hearty shout out to PCNONOGames work in progress ZX Spectrum game of ' Dead Zone ', which is being developed using Arcade Game Designer for the competition.

Spire of the Ancients - A work in progress dungeon crawler on the Atari 7800


Dungeon Crawlers as you well know are my personal favourite, from the legends that are Dungeon Master and Eye of the Beholder, to the more modern Legend of Grimrock, and the upcoming Aeon of Sands. But this one is a bit of an eye opener, as if you think an Amstrad CPC crawler is impressive wait to you see this work in progress game called ' Spice of the Ancients ', which is being coded for the Atari 7800 by BHB Smith!