Bobby Carrot - Android puzzler is getting a ZX Spectrum demake


If you own an Android based phone or tablet, you may have come across a game called Bobby and Carrot. In this adventure puzzler you must pick up as many Carrots as possible, while avoiding deadly traps to open up a magic exit. If you have come across this game, you may be pleased to know a speccy developer by the name of Fabio Marcon is doing a demake onto the ZX Spectrum and it will be called Bobby Carrot.

The Elder Scrolls II Daggerfall in Unity - EPIC retro RPG remastered now playable start to end!


RPG fans and retro gamers alike prepare to have your minds blown, as we've recently come across an announcement by our good friends DSOgaming, that Gavin “Interkarma” Clayton has been working on Daggerfall Unity, and has released the first stable version of it with the main result being Daggerfall Unity now playable start to end! What incredible news this is, as The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall was released in 1996 as a fantasy open world RPG and is regarded as one of the most amazing RPG's of all time.. With it being ported over to Unity, you'll be able to experience this wonder with high res textures and high grade visuals and even mouse look!

Crystal Kingdoms - Cute little unreleased Amiga game looks like Superfrog


Our good friend Erik Hogan has been supporting the Amiga community again, and not through a CD32 release or a remastered title, but he has come across an unreleased Amiga game known as ' Crystal Kingdom ', which was created in Blitz Basic and appeared in the Amiga Format Blitz Basic Competition. In light of this news, Erik has shown off some gameplay footage but does want to get in contact with the author so it can be uploaded freely to the public.

Green Beret - Highly challenging retro classic is coming to the Amiga!

Green Beret screenshots are from the Arcade version

Green Beret or as some will know as Rush'n Attack was an action arcade game released by Konami in 1985. It is remembered for its Cold War setting and its reliance on the player using mainly a knife to dispatch enemies, although you were able to collect many different weapons including the flame thrower. Green Beret was one of the hardest games I had ever played and yet was one of the games that gave me the best memories! So if you remember this game you'll be pleased to know Green Beret is coming to the Amiga!

ZX Vega+ update - A statement from Lee Fogarty

The ZX Vega+

The delay of the Vega+ has been well documented over the last year or so and the man that has been a vocal supporter of Retro Computers Limited - Lee Fogarty - has come under a lot flak due to these delays. As backers have been crying for updates, Lee has tirelessly tried to inform backers of the progress and urging them to keep the faith that the units will be ready to ship and in the hands of the backers on dates stated by the company. Targeted incessantly by the various vicious trolls that have emerged on the back of the Vega+ production, Lee has done well to keep it all together and to try and help to keep the project moving.

Indie Game Maker Contest 2017 - Make a game in RPG Maker, BIG PRIZES to be won!


BIG news for you Anime lovers and RPG players as the team behind RPG Maker has announced that as from the last week until to November 6th 2017 you'll be able to join the IGMC 2017 competition and compete for over $10,000 in cash prizes... The main catch? You need to make a game using any legal RPG Maker engine in just one month and must not be perverted in any way ( no 18+! ).

Briley Witch - A new C64 RPG is in development by Sarah Jane Avory


We've been checking our sources for more Halloween news and have only just come across a game developed by Sarah Jane Avory, that might just fit the upcoming event just perfectly! This is ' Briley Witch '; a lovely looking new RPG by the writer of The Briley Witch Chronicles and Stone Of Argentos trilogy, that is coming to a C64 near you at some point in the future!

HAUNTED Halloween '86 (The Curse Of Possum Hollow) - A rather nice NES styled PC game!


Halloween is fast approaching as more and more creepy games with pumpkins, ghouls and ghosts will start to appear on Indie Retro News for your horror enjoyment. One such game that has been on Steam since early march by the developers Retrotainment Games, is the rather nice beat em up platformer called HAUNTED: Halloween '86 (The Curse Of Possum Hollow); the sequel to the HAUNTED: Halloween '85 which was originally released on cartridge in October of 2016 for the original Nintendo Entertainment System

Castlevania 5 - A ROM hack with new additions and more for Castlevania!


What a great start to Monday as during the weekend the Romhacking website gave mention to a rather special Rom hack called ' Castlevania 5 ' for the original Castlevania released in 1986 on the NES. This hack by xXbelmontXx isn't just your usual tweak of a famous game, but will make it feel fresh and new with not just new graphics, but new stage designs, new sprites, new music, even a new ending screen!

Tower57 - Alien Breed and Chaos Engine inspiration with new Amiga footage


It was only a few days ago we mentioned Pixwerk and 11 bit studios 16-bit shooter 'Tower 57' will be releasing soon on GOG and Steam for PC and Mac; an arcade love child of Alien Breed and Chaos Engine with fantastic 16-bit styled pixel art. Well you'll be overjoyed to know if you have an Amiga, especially an Amiga OS4, MorphOS or AROS, this game has recently been shown running on a A1222 Tabor, compiled and adjusted to natively use the Tabor's SPE floating point unit.