Scourge of the Underkind - New teaser footage for this upcoming Chaos Engine styled Amiga game!


During 2016 and into 2017 Wayne Ashworth and Magnus had been developing a new game called ' Scourge of the Underkind ' for 1 Meg OCS Amiga's and above. It was shown off many times as a rather wicked looking top down arcade action game with coin and key collection that is very similar to that classic game Chaos Engine. Well after a very long time of silence due to life issues affecting one of the creators, Wayne has given us a new update showing us the game is back on track in development with a new village level!

Bonus Stage #75 - Proof of concept racing on the Amiga looks rather impressive!


I've played a lot of Arcade ports through the years, and although I'm blinded with nostalgia I can't say I remember playing any bad ports. Although I'm sure many retro gamers would say Outrun on the Amiga could've been so so much better. Well one person aims to show just how it should've be done, as Da Jormas has recently released a very impressive proof of concept on the Amiga called Bonus Stage #75; A proof of concept for arcade perfectness on the Amiga which was inspired by the various not so stellar Amiga ports from back in the day.

Legacy - PDA Dungeon Crawler was in the works for the Amiga (Demo Available)


First Person Dungeon Crawlers have a huge fan base on Indie Retro News, so many of us love games such as Dungeon Master, Eye of the Beholder, Ishar and even ones just released on the Amiga such as the great Black Dawn Rebirth published through Double Sided Games. One such game I was particularly fond of even though I had to use emulation at the time, was the PDA game 'Legacy' by Redshift in the mid 2000s. It was an addictive game featuring a huge world, dungeons, towns, NPC's and pretty much everything you could want in an old school Dungeon Crawler.

Dragon's Cache - Puzzle drop n match game coming to the Atari 7800 (First Beta Available)


A new game has surfaced for the Atari 7800, as we have just found out as thanks to a heads up on the Atari forums, that Revontuli has released the first beta for a drop n match arcade puzzle game of 'Dragon's Cache ' for the Atari 7800. This game according to the creator, pits you against mighty Dragons as they are out to greedily raid a legendary lost hoard of jewels. Play for score, race to reach a given score, or play in a battle mode!  Play solo or challenge an opponent!

OpenTTD 1.10.0-RC1 - Open Source Transport Tycoon Deluxe gets a new release candidate!


OpenTTD is one of the most popular open source releases on our site, and that comes as no surprise to us as it's a constantly updated open source version of Microprose's hit game Transport Tycoon Deluxe. A game that's so addictive you'll be spending hours developing your very own transport tycoon company well into the early hours and possibly beyond! So why are we mentioning this game again? There's been another update making it an ever better version of OpenTTD with 1.10.0 RC1!

Atic Atac - Could this Ultimate Play the Game classic be coming to the C64? - YES!


Ultimate Play the Game released many incredible titles in the 80's, games such as Knightlore, Jetpac, Sabre Wulf and Gunfright to name but a few. But today's news is something of a special announcement for fans of Ultimate Play the Game, as thanks to a screenshot heads up by Steven Day, we've been told this rather famous top down arcade adventure game ' Atic Atac ' released in 83 for the BBC Micro and ZX Spectrum, might be coming to the C64!

Dead Containment - House of the Dead inspired game is now available to try!


Something different for this awful wet and windy Thursday in the UK, as if you remember the brilliant Arcade game of The House of the Dead: a horror-themed rail shooter video game franchise created by Sega in 1996 using a lightgun. You'll be interested to know as thanks to a heads up from our good friend Per Ola, PorgsOfWar has released a House of the Dead inspired game called ' Dead Containment ', which is available to try right now for the PC!

Millie and Mollie - Catrap inspired game finally appears on the C64!


Late last year we announced on Indie Retro News that Carleton Handley and Saul Cross was working on a rather lovely game for the C64 called ' Millie and Mollie '; a game which is not only inspired by the late 80's to early 90's game of Catrap, but also features moveable blocks, the swapping of characters to solve puzzles, and the use of time rewinding mechanics to undo your own mistakes. Another game saw the use of rewinding mechanics, was that of the 2008 game 'Braid'.

Spearhead - Large sprite C64 shoot em up released for the C64


Another day and another C64 announcement, as trawling through the latest dimension updates, we've come across a new game from Alf Yngve and Richard Bayliss called 'Spearhead'; a large sprite SEUCK developed game, in which your mission is to fly the Spearhead fighter across hostile territory, and destroy the four enemy strongholds. If you succeed in blasting the fourth and final stronghold, the message "YOU DID IT!" will appear and you've won the game!

Review: Duke Nukem – 1 Year Anniversary Special by Cola Powered Gamer


Long before he became a video game icon, Duke Nukem had humble origins. So, let’s take a look at the very first game, of this legendary video game icon.Duke Nukem (or sometimes Duke Nukem 1) was developed by Apogee Software and released in 1991, Duke Nukem was one of the many Apogee platformers at the time. Created by a small team, the game was programmed largely by Todd Replogle, with the graphics and additional work being done by Jim Norwood (Bio Menace), Allen H. Blum III and George Broussard, and was produced by Scott Miller. Duke Nukem’s development was also helped by id Software (mainly John Carmack), who helped with some minor programming issues.

The Curse of Trasmoz - High quality ZX Spectrum game goes FREE!


Great news for this late evening, as just moments ago thanks to a heads up tweet from Volcano Bytes, they have told us 'The Curse of Trasmoz Collector's Edition ', which was previously a lovely boxed pack of ZX Spectrum goodness, can now be downloaded completely free (or pay what you want!).  The Curse of Trasmoz was developed by a great team of people such as Volcanobytes, Defecto Digital, Beyker, ThePope and BitFans, with cover/box art by Dani Diez, and created using AGD and Musicizer II.

Ghosts'n DJs - Ghosts 'n Goblins inspired game gets a FREE Steam release


Another announcement for the Ghosts 'n Goblins inspired game of 'Ghosts 'n DJ's', as Bluesnews has told us the game has officially been released on Steam and can be download for both PC and MAC. This game according to the creators as an inspiration of the 1985 hit classic, is a pixel-art run and gun side-scrolling action platformer set in a parallel universe in which the music scene is being dominated by fake artists and DJ’s.