Timespinner - A lovely platformer with retro aesthetics is launched!


Moments ago thanks to a heads up on Facebook, we have just been told Lunar Ray Games with publishing rights by Chucklefish, has now launched their eagerly awaited action platformer game ' Timespinner '  for the PC, Mac, Linux, PS4 & PS Vita. This game which has been in our wishlist for sometime now, tells a story of murder and time travel, as playing as Lunais you control time and must take revenge on the evil Lachiem Empire who has murdered her family!

Birthday Break - Two day time out!


Here on Indie Retro News we try to keep you up to date with the latest gaming news from around the world from the Amstrad CPC and Amiga, to the C64 and to the ZX Spectrum. But after writing for nearly every day for way too many years ;), it's time to take a short break to step back and have a bit of a breather. So to all of you awesome people I shall see you on Friday, because as from tomorrow it's my Birthday and I'll be damned if I'm not eating lots of cake! :D

Foggy's Quest 2 The Lost Treasure of OMK - John Blythe's latest game gets new images!


John Blythe has created some fantastic games over the years, games such as ALL HALLOWS - Rise of the Pumpkin and even The Incredible Shrinking Professor to name but a few. But there's another one of his games that would be worth your time keeping an eye on, and that's the sequel to Foggy's Quest called 'Foggy's Quest 2 The Lost Treasure of OMK', which has been shown off in these brand new images below.

The Internet Archive adds 1,100 New Arcade Machines to its ever growing library


Some time ago we mentioned some of the best websites to play classic retro systems online. Systems such as the CPC, NES, MSX and loads more were completely playable directly through your browser. One such site called "The Internet Archive" had a massive game list from the 1970's through to the 1990's, all emulated in JSMAME containing hundreds of titles from text based software to games. Well in regards to The Internet Archive, they've just gone one big step further and have now added over 1,100 new Arcade Machines to the Internet Arcade, all playable in your browser!

Operation: Labyrinth Fall - Ross Adkin's upcoming speccy game


The ZX Spectrum games just keep on coming, as after already mentioning Nixy and the Seeds of Doom, Pooper Scooper and ROBOTS RUMBLE, we now have this new game to mention called ' Operation: Labyrinth Fall ', which is currently being designed by Ross Adkin using Arcade Game Designer. As noted by the developer, he has said he is aiming for a metroidvania style game and it's currently at 50% complete!

Eye of the Beholder C64 - Work continues on this jaw dropping port!


During the last few months or so we've been keeping you up to date as much as possible in regards to the work in progress C64 port of Eye of the Beholder, which has pretty much blown everyone away so far in just how incredible the game is looking so far. Well thankfully for those of you who has been waiting for the latest update, will be pleased to know Andreas Larsson has shown off some brand new images for us to drool over.

Nixy and the Seeds of Doom - Gorgeous looking ZX Spectrum sequel is announced


Earlier this year one of our writers Scotty Emerle-Sifuentes did a great review of Andy Johns of Bubblesoft Games fantastic ZX Spectrum game of Nixy The Glade Sprite. A game in which he said was great fun to play and highly addictive with beautifully crafted screens. Well you'll be pleased to know the same creator wants to take the game even further, as he has recently announced Nixy and the Seeds of Doom; a jaw dropping sequel to The Glade Sprite!

Pooper Scooper - Clean up those parks, it's getting speccy messy!


There's something really strange going on at the moment, as for some reason a few homebrew developers are more focused on what comes out of a backside, as already playing the buttocks based game Scuttlebutt which we wrote about earlier this week, along comes another poo based game by Sludge and Yerzmyey called ' Pooper Scooper ' for the ZX Spectrum.

Donkey Kong Junior Intellivision technical demo teased


A rather unusual bit of news this afternoon as thanks to a heads up by our good friends RVG, we have come across a techincal demo of Donkey Kong Junior, which looks to be making its way to the Intellvision at some point in the near future. What makes this news unusual is the fact that not only was the game already released on the Intellivison, but this demo looks highly detailed for an Intellivision game and the developer wants to remain anonymous.

iGame v2 - A well known Amiga game launcher gets a new public beta


If you have an Amiga with an internal CF drive or any other way of playing whdload games such as through Emulation like WinUAE, then this may be the software update that your Amiga thanks you for. Although there are other OS utilities to play Amiga games such as AG-launch and X-Bench, iGame was one of the most practical of game launchers during any CF install. So if you remember it, especially if you've installed ClassicWB, then you'll be pleased to know iGame has reached version 2 and it's the first public beta!