Briley Witch Chronicles - A fabulous work in progress C64 RPG with new footage from Sarah Jane Avory

As many of you know by now especially after @hayesmaker64's inside scoop from 2018, the ex-SEGA game developer and author: Sarah Jane Avory is working on a fabulous RPG for the C64 called ' Briley Witch Chronicles ', which by all accounts isn't just a good looking game, but will have lots of interesting features that is sure to whet your appetite. Well after playing the fantastic games of Zeta Wing, and the festive game of Santron, it looks as if the developer wants to share some much needed info with an impressive piece of footage(link) for the in dev RPG Briley Witch Chronicles.

Tapper - Arcade beer drinking classic on the Amiga gets a new musical update!

Great news has just appeared in our inbox from Saberman, as if you remember the classic game of 'Tapper'; a game by Marvin Glass and Associates released by Bally Midway, all those years ago in the Arcades in 1983, with a later port to systems such as the Amstrad,C64 and ZX Spectrum. Then as of today you can download the very latest work in progress update of the Arcade to Amiga port of Tapper!

YANGA - A great Puzzle game released for the ZX Spectrum by Serdjuk


Although I'm not usually a fan of puzzle games, even though I do feature them on occasion. We've just found out from Saberman, that Serdjuk has released his high quality ZX Spectrum puzzler called 'Yanga'; A game in which you play as Yanga and must rescue your true love Siggy from the evil clutches Darlock, who's willing to sacrifice her to become a powerful god.

One on One - An early C64 preview of a clone of a 1980's classic

We don't feature many sports based games on Indie Retro News, so to change all that here's an early preview you might like to load up on your Commodore 64, and it's rikib80's Basketball C64 game of ' One on One '; An early version of a game that looks very much like EA's 1984 game of One-on-One which was also released on the Amiga, Apple II, Atari 7800, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Macintosh, PC Booter, TRS-80 CoCo and ZX Spectrum.

Space Pilot of Death - An endless... Asteroids Amiga game?

While I'm not a fan of endless games, games whereby there's generally no new levels and it's just a case of traversing as far as you can without touching anything, there's certainly a fan base out there for this type of genre. As thanks to Per Ola giving us the heads up, he has told us Marten W. aka goldmomo has released the Amiga game of Space Pilot of Death; An endless Asteroid avoiding game as you pilot a malfunctioning space ship through an Asteroid belt.

Runn 'N Gunn - A cool looking C64 action platformer gets an alpha video tease

If you're looking for even more great C64 news then you've come to the right place, as trawling through our twitter feeds, we've come across another video update for Carleton Handley's upcoming Action Platformer of Runn 'N Gunn; a game previously mentioned by Per Ola and Saberman and featured on Indie Retro News, that looks to have great background detail, smooth scrolling and rather nice sprite animation.

Agent Blue - A new ZX Spectrum game by José Silva, Jaime Grilo and IK

We turn our attention to the ZX Spectrum now for some retro gaming goodness, as if you love playing Arcade games whereby rescuing hostages is the aim of the game, then you might like playing ' Agent Blue' developed by José Silva, Jaime Grilo and IK (Artur); a typical arcade game for the Spectrum 48K (no music) / 128K (with AY music) made using AGDX (a modified version of Arcade Game Designer 4.7) and AGDMusicizer II.

Dungeon Crawler Jam 2021 - Make a first person grid based dungeon crawler game in just 7 days (March 31st 2021)

Realms of Genthar (WIP Dungeon Crawler Screenshot)

Something slightly different for the start of this weeks retro heads up, as if you are a huge fan of Dungeon Crawlers, especially games such as Eye of the Beholder or Lands of Lore or want to create a new Dungeon Crawler, then as March 31st 2021 at 11:00 PM to April 7th 2021 at 11:00 PM a new competition is taking place called the "Dungeon Crawler Jam 2021"; a game development challenge to make a first person grid based dungeon crawler game in just 7 days.