Smarty And The Nasty Gluttons - Another Amiga special appears but this one is ready for download!


There's been a lot of hot stories this week, from the announcement of Dragon Slayer coming to the Commodore Amiga, and even the brilliant platformer of L'abbaye Des Morts released for the MSX. But now after taking us completely by surprise and as another heads up by Solo, we've been told Eero Tunkelo has released the top quality platformer of 'Smarty And The Nasty Gluttons ' for the Amiga, with a downloadable ADF file below.

Atic Atac - Ultimate Play the Game classic on the Amstrad gets a another update tease


As we said before, Ultimate Play the Game has been mentioned countless times on Indie Retro News, especially as homebrew developers and graphical artists had taken it upon themselves to convert/port many of those classics over to systems that didn't have the luxury of the original in the first place. Games such as Atic Atac being ported over to the C64 by Steven Day, Saul Cross and Tomcat from the BBC Micro or ZX Spectrum, is one such mighty game we have mentioned this year alone.

Knight Guy in Low Res World - Castle Days - An Atari 2600 to Atari 7800 port is looking rather cool


Another cool looking game to sink your retro teeth into on this rather hot Thursday afternoon, as Saberman has just done a new video for a work in progress game called ' Knight Guy in Low Res World : Castle Days '. This game currently being developed for the Atari 7800 and available for testing below, was previously created for the Atari 2600 and this is a new high end port developed by vhzc.

Dragon Slayer - A never before seen Amiga game is being rebuilt for release!


Here on Indie Retro News we love featuring unreleased games that have finally seen the light of day, games such as Swidron, Slez, and Stalker to name but a few we have mentioned. Well now have we got some HOT NEWS for you! As just moments ago thanks to a heads up from our good friend Per Ola, we've been told the unreleased game of ' Dragon Slayer ', will finally be released at some point in the new future as a complete rebuild by one of the original programmers named as Christian Haller.

HOT News as 'L'abbaye Des Morts' MSX port gets a release!


If you've been following Indie Retro News through these last few years, you would've known about Locomalito's awesome retro styled platformer 'L'Abbaye des Morts'; a game which not only appeared on the PC, but as a release on the ZX Spectrum, a port for the Amiga OS 4, and yes even a port for the Sega Megadrive and the C64 with stunning music by Gryzor87. Well we've not finished talking about the game just yet! As today we are pleased to announce the game has been released on the MSX via the MSXdev'20 #15 thanks to the team effort of RetroDeluxe.

From Below - A great Tetris style game in development for the NES


Oh joy of joys, if you loved the 1984 game of Tetris or the 1989 game of Columns , you'll be pleased to know that as of today you can download or play via your browser the very latest Tetris inspiration of ' From Below ' for the NES. This game which was first announced in May, is a high grade Tetris style game that doesn't just feature great animation, but top quality detail and classic gameplay we've loved since the era of the original.

Neadeital - A Tir-Na-Nog and Dun Darach inspiration coming to the ZX Spectrum!


If you've been following the latest Kickstarter campaign for the Crash Annual 2021, you would've seen that in development for the Kickstarter, Matt Birch was creating a brand new game for the ZX Spectrum called Neadeital. Well seeing as we didn't do a feature for the game itself, we thought it best to show in this article with not just some new screenshots, but also new footage which was all shown during the Kickstarter campaign itself.

EXO - An upcoming Atari 7800 game with heavy inspirations to Cybernoid


If you had a ZX Spectrum, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, C64, NES or Amiga, chances are you would've played ' Cybernoid '; a shoot 'em up published in 1987 by Hewson Consultants that is regarded by many as a very challenging, albeit very enjoyable game with fabulous music by Jeroen Tel or Jochen Hippel (ST). Well if you do remember the game and did have a chance to play it, you might be interested to know,  that as of right now you can try out Muddyfunster's Cybernoid early inspiration called E.X.O; an upcoming game which has been demo'd on the Atari 7800

Super Metal Hero - A new Amiga platformer with Parallax scrolling teased by Tenshu


This month has been fantastic for Amiga news, especially with games being mentioned on IRN such as Chicken Coop, New Bubble Story, and even the upcoming Shoot em up of F-Type. But it looks as if the greatness hasn't ended there, as thanks to another great heads up by Solo, we've been told Tenshu will now be working on the upcoming Amiga game 'Super Metal Hero'; a game that was previously announced back in 2020 by us with a different coder and publisher.

Naddando - A seriously cool C64 SEUCK game by Commodore Spain


Here on Indie Retro News we've featured so many SEUCK based games, we even thought of renaming the website as an April Fools joke. The problem however is while some are very good, there's a vast majority out there that are pretty tedious and generally don't get much in the way of favorable response. Thankfully the latest release by Commodore Spain is one of those 'Good' games, as if you give their new game a try called ' Naddando ' i'm sure you'll agree it's pretty half decent.

Crash Annual 2021 - Issue 101 - The latest upcoming Crash Annual smashes Kickstarter goal


Chris Wilkins has certainly been busy throughout the lifetime of Indie Retro News, launching successful Kickstarters such as The Story of the Commodore 64 in Pixels, The Story of the Oliver Twins, The Story of the ZX Spectrum in Pixels and of course multiple annuals having a pride of place on a shelf of a fellow retro gamer. But now unlike the previous write ups we've done giving you an early heads up, this time we are pleased to announce that the upcoming Crash Annual 2021 - Issue 101, has smashed its Kickstarter goal reaching an incredible £30,167 and still over 20 days to go!

The Fertile Crescent - In development RTS inspired by Age of Empires gets an update (LINUX/MAC/PC)


I know there are many people out there that love playing games such as Age of Empires or Rise of Nations, so here's a game I think you might also enjoy which has just had another big update, and that's 'The Fertile Crescent' by LincRead; a rather decent looking RTS that's in development, in which you must protect your people against an enemy tribe on an auto-generated map set during the Bronze Age in the Ancient Near East.