Tales of Gorluth III (Amiga) - The Third and Final Chapter gets an early demo


AMIworx are back in the news this week as they have just informed the Amiga community of a brand new early teaser demo for their upcoming Action RPG game 'Tales of Gorluth III', which is the third and final chapter in the series. Yes indeed if you loved Tales of Gorluth and AMIworx's other game ' Heroes of Gorluth ' then this game with its high quality graphics and RPG charm should not be missed.

Ryane McLaine - A new ZX Spectrum inspired game from Jetpack Jaxx dev gets a demo


As we said before it was only just last month we announced the release of a seriously cool looking ZX Spectrum inspired game called 'Jetpack Jaxx', which was not only released for the PC but also Android owners. This game having a ZX flavour, was developed by Psyshteek and as the developer rightly said was a rather cool action game that's still completely free to play. Well if you played it and wanted more, you'll be pleased learn as from this week the developer has released a demo for his latest retro inspired game Ryane McLaine!

Boulder Dash Junior II The Final Dig - An awesome C64 Boulder Dash Game!


As we love retro games so much we were most excited to learn from Saberman, that Raiders of the Lost Empire had released a Junior version of First Star Software's classic game ' Boulder Dash '. This game originally released in 1984 for more computers can we can think of with a multitude of clones and sequels, see's a child version of Rockford collecting diamonds, while also trying not to dig himself under a boulder or straight into an enemy path!

SOPHIA II - Enhanced remake of Matthew Smith's "Styx" available as version 1.01


If you were checking out Indie Retro News last Monday, you would've come across a post from us that announced the release of 'Sophia II' version 1.0 for the ZX Spectrum. This game is a sequel to the successful Sophia and a remake of Matthew Smith's 48k ZX Spectrum game "Styx" while blending gameplay from both games. Well if you enjoyed the game and want more, the developer has further announced Sophia II version 1.01 with a number of improvements.

Pinball Dreams CPC - Fantastic Amiga classic on the Amstrad CPC is nearly here!


At the end of 2016-2017 we announced the fantastic Amiga pinball game ' Pinball Dreams ' by Digital Illusions CE in 1992 had finally been made available as a preview download on the Amstrad CPC by none other than Batman Group, creators of the scene demo Batman Forever. Well here we are again as we are pleased to tell you that after much excitement and global Amstrad load ups of the brilliant preview. Batman Group as a new division for games development called "BG Games", has announced the CPC version is finished and Rhino and his team are just awaiting a license deal with Rebellion, which owns the rights for Pinball Dreams

Thalamus Lunark announcement - C64 and Spectrum Next?


Legendary C64 publishing house Thalamus have announced that they will be porting Lunark to the C64 and Spectrum Next, if the Nintendo Switch and PC/Mac versions are successfully backed on Kickstarter.

Super Toboggan Challenge - A Richard Bayliss C64 game using a new Assemble IT Update


We now look towards the C64 for our retro kicks, as this week Richard Bayliss through The New Dimension has released the fast scrolling sports game ' Super Toboggan Challenge ' for the C64! This game developed using the new Assemble IT Update, was developed as a fun example game to show off the smooth upwards and downwards scrolling that can be created using the new IT update.

Turbo Tank Redux DX - Action blaster inspired by NES games, available on PC


Looking for something cool to play on your PC that is inspired by classic games on the NES, then look no further than Turbo Tank Redux DX by Amir Bayareh. A rather cool looking drive and shoot game inspired by the classic NES graphic and sound style, as well as games oriented to speedrunners. The game is not only free to play but you can download it right now via Itch.io!

Quartet - Fabulous 14th puzzle entry for the MSXdev'18!


The MSXDev compo has gone from strength to strength this time around, as not only did we have games such as Burn US, X-Racing and Barbarian the Duel to enjoy, but now there's a new puzzle game worth playing called ' Quartet ' by Ilkke & bitsofbas! This game of rather high quality, is a high score based game in which you need to complete as many faces as you can.. The more complete the face is, the more points you get

Blackthorne - DarkwyndPT takes a look at a very good classic action game!


Well, like I promised last time, today’s review is from a GOOD action PC game and it’s also one of the first games produced by a famous game developer. I’m talking about Blackthorne. Blackthorne (AKA Blackhawk in Europe) is an action/platform game developed by Blizzard and published by Interplay. It was originally released in 1994 for DOS and SNES/Super Nintendo. It was ported the next year for the SEGA 32X and the following year for Macintosh and the PC-98. It was re-released in 2003 for the Game Boy Advance and in 2013 for Windows.

RESHOOT R - Richard Löwenstein's new Amiga game gets a great website launch


Another Amiga update this week as Richard Löwenstein, the same developer behind the commercial enemy wave blaster on the Amiga called ' Reshoot ', has launched a new website for his previously announced in development Shoot em up called 'RESHOOT R'. This game coded in pure assembler language, will almost follow the same game style as the first game but be louder, more colourful, more playable, more spectacular and now more upbeat!

Booty The Remake - A fabulous entry from the ZX DEV MIA Remakes compo is released


The ZX Spectrum is doing well this month as after previously announcing that a new version of Alley Cat de/remake for the ZX Spectrum was made available. Along comes Booty The Remake to further whet our appetite. Now unlike the previous game which didn't get a ZX Spectrum release, this one did as it was released in 1984 for the Amstrad, Commodore and yes even the Spectrum. What does make it all fresh though is the fact that this is a remake of the original game with some rather nice improvements indeed.