Super Cars - A fantastic retro top down racer you've got to play!

"Super Cars" was developed by Magnetic Fields and published by Gremlin Graphics in the early 90's for the Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, NES and even the ZX Spectrum. The core of the gameplay was to race around tough tracks, earning money, then purchasing better weapons and power-ups to beat the competition in one of the best top down Amiga racing games as the prequel to the even better Super Cars II. Thankfully memories live on with this game as GamesNostalgia has made available a portable Amiga to MAC/PC edition of this game for all to enjoy.

Lust for Darkness - Occult and Erotic based horror is a Kickstarter success

We've certainly featured our fair share of horror games on Indie Retro News, but a horror game with an intriguing plot based around erotic and occult themes is something we certainly haven't featured before. So to change all that we've recently been told that Lust for Darkness, which is exactly that , was not only a Kickstarter success raising CA$ 52,944 of a CA$ 8,000 goal but it's also going to appear on Steam Q2 2018.

Heroes of Gorluth - Tales of Gorluth creators shows off work in progress town footage

If you've not heard of AmiWorx, they were behind Tales of Gorluth and Tales of Gorluth II; two great Amiga action adventure games which featured hours of game play, great colour graphics,exciting quests and more than 40 pieces of music that made them both a great experience to play. Well the same team have decided to go away from that original game style, and have shown off a new progress video update for their upcoming spin off action RPG platformer 'HEROES OF GORLUTH'!

GRIP - Rollcage inspirational racer coming to PC, XB1 PS4 and Switch later this year!

Although we have already done a feature on Caged Element's futuristic racer of 'GRIP' some time ago which is inspired by the incredible fast paced racer of Rollcage, published by Psygnosis way back in 1999. We are here to give you the heads up that this game that is still available to purchase through Steam Access since 2016, has since been announced as coming to PC, XB1 PS4 and Switch later this year!

Top 11 Games for the Amstrad CPC in 2017

2017 was yet again another fine year for homebrew and indie releases for the humble CPC, again boosted by CPCretroDev's yearly competition, but many more games made their way onto the Amstrad from some very talented programmers. Shining, Keith Sear, Naverro, McKlain, 4mhz and more were very busy indeed. The quality of the games has rose to amazing standards, so choosing a Top 11 was tricky to say the least.

SweepOut - A new MineSweeper goes online for the Amiga

I'm sure many of you have heard of MineSweeper; a puzzle game in which players had to clear the board of numbers without coming across deadly exploding bombs, using help from clues about the number of neighbouring mines in each field. But I bet you haven't heard of SweepOut, which is the latest Amiga game to be developed by Crisot! Well if you haven't you'll be pleased to know this game is an Amiga online MineSweeper, released, for any Amiga with TCP/IP!

DIZZY IN BAGO BAGO ISLAND - A new Dizzy fan game for all to enjoy!

If you are a fan of the Dizzy games by the Oliver Twins or want a fun little adventure to play, then come and check out Steve Johnstone's brand new Dizzy fan game called ' DIZZY IN BAGO BAGO ISLAND' developed using DizzyAGE! This is Steve's first game where you can carry up to 5 items and the story goes that the evil Zaks has transported Dizzy and the Yolkfolk to BagoBago Island, a Magical Island Somewhere off of the Bermunda Triangle. It's down to you as Dizzy to explore this mysterious island, solve lots of puzzles and to find the Yolkfolk!

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Alley Cat Remeow Edition - A remake with enhanced graphics, playability and new features for the PC!

Probably one of the coolest retro games on our website is Bill Williams and published by Synapse Softwares 'Alley Cat' for the Atari 8bit in 1983 and MS-DOS in 1984. Playing as Freddy the Cat, your objective was to perform challenges such as catching mice in a persons home in order to reach his Cat love, Felicia. For what was a very odd game indeed with Cheese the size of an entire room, and a humorous cat falling behind the fence, Alley Cat has now been released as a remake with enhanced graphics, play ability and new features for the PC called Alley Cat Remeow Edition!

Handheld Brick Racer is coming to the ZX Spectrum!

As many of you are aware by now going by our write up today, the Internet Archive has added many new handheld games to their playable line up going right back to the early 80's such as Donkey Kong, Pac-Man and even Q*Bert! Well it looks as if another handheld has made an appearance as Dave Clarke has contacted us regarding his in development Brick Racer for the ZX Spectrum!