Uchūsen Gamma - Juan J. Martínez upcoming Shoot em up for the MSX


Juan J. Martínez has made some rather cool games lately, games such as Night Knight, The Dawn of Kernel, Rescuing Orc, Magica and Golden Tail for systems such as the Amstrad CPC, C64 and MSX. But now after a heads up in our email, he has told us he is now working on a Shoot em up called 'Uchūsen Gamma' for the MSX; a vertical shoot’em up that is due to be released this upcoming November 29th!

Blastaway - An addictive arena shooter released from RETREAM!


Are you looking for an enjoyable game to play that is inspired by the classic Wizard of Wor game from the 1980's, then look no further than 'Blastaway' from RETREAM; a brand new game for Amiga OS 4.1 and Windows, that the developer says "is a highly playable and entertaining arena shooter, gameplay-wise heavily and shamelessly inspired to Wizard of Wor and graphically somewhat inspired to The Chaos Engine".

The Curse of Trasmoz Collector's Edition - High quality ZX Spectrum game ready for Pre-Orders


Oh glorious news indeed Speccy gamers, as just moments ago thanks to a heads up tweet we've been told 'The Curse of Trasmoz Collector's Edition' is not only ready for pre-orders, but as 16th of December you'll be able to play it via cassette & or 3" disc. Although there is no mention of a digital download as of yet, the game is being developed by a 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.

Better Late Than Never - Andy Green Pixel Art Book gets a BIG Florinthedwarf review!

Better late than never? Sounds like my train company's slogan.

It's finally here! Yes, Andy Green (or Sir Andy Green I like to call him - shoe size unknown) has at last put a collection of his amazing pixel art together in book form for us all to enjoy. No more having to log on to Facebook to see it, now it can sit handsomely on your bookshelf waiting for you to take out and browse at your leisure. My first impression - don't drop it on your foot. Ha, I joke of course. It's a bit of a whopper indeed, but it's what's needed to fully appreciate to grand-ness of the project. To really appreciate the detail that's gone into each image, you really do need to have a substantial size which really helps to blow you away with its majesty. Coming in at almost 140 pages, this will keep you enthralled until the last page.

Alley Cat - Atari/DOS cat classic is coming to the NES


Probably one of the oldest pet themed game's 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, we are pleased to meeow to the hilltops, that Alley Cat will be coming to the NES thanks to FG Software (Vectrex28).

Prince of Persia - A brilliant retro gaming classic is coming to the Intellivision


This year just keeps on giving for retro gaming news, as just moments ago we were told that the all time classic platformer of 'Prince of Persia' is coming to the Intellivision as a conversion/port by Matthew Kiehl. This game was originally released in 1989 by Brøderbund for multiple systems and featured lots of well designed platforming levels and extreme danger, as you must be careful not to fall through loose floors, get hit by sword wielding guards, crushed by gates or at worst skewered in blood on deadly spikes.

CPCRetroDev 2019 - Miss Input wins overall in the Amstrad CPC dev compo!


With only a few months left before we begin 2020, the #CPCRetroDev 2019 has finished and yet again gone out with a bang with some truely great Amstrad games shown off at the competition held at the University of Alicante. This CPCRetroDev bonanza had 35 Amstrad entries to get through, from games such as Area51Raid, AngryKitten, ProjectThing and RetroTennisSuperWave, to CombatTendency and JacksbubbleIsland.

Frostbite - Atari to C64 conversion #3 from Chopper Command team gets a release!


Great news for this rather cold and frosty Sunday, as we've just been told by Antonio Savona, that the same team behind the Atari to C64 conversion of Chopper Command and the previously released Keystone Kapers. Has now announced the release of the next game in the trilogy line up, as the classic game 'Frostbite'; A game originally released by Steve Cartwright for the Atari 2600, and published by Activision way back in 1983!

R.E.R.O - Amiga H.E.R.O remake gets an early demo tease


Sometime back we mentioned the classic game of H.E.R.O, which was first released way back in the 1980's for the Atari 800/2600, ColecoVision, C64, C128, and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Was not only being at some point overhauled for the C64 but was also coming to modern systems as an inspired game called 'Bobby Bombastic'. Well if you're still waiting for those games or have an Amiga, you'll be pleased to learn Alpha One has released an early teaser demo for his upcoming H.E.R.O inspired remake called ' R.E.R.O '.

Alien 8 - HOT NEWS as Ultimate Play the Game classic has arrived on the C64


Possibly the best news of the day unless something even better comes out this evening, as we have recently come across a post from a good friend of ours, that the Ultimate Play The Game classic ' Alien 8 ' has been released on the C64! This port of which we have been eagerly awaiting for some time, was compiled by Mariusz, worked on by EMU, music by Saul Cross with loading screen by STE. Furthermore the game was originally developed by the legends that is Ultimate Play the Game for the ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Amstrad CPC and MSX in 1985!

Bruce Lee Duology - The best of a Bruce Lee double whammy for the C64


It's incredible to think how many times Bruce Lee has appeared on Indie Retro News as either as a dicussion about the original classic or some new overhaul to whet your appetite. We've had Bruce Lee Return of Fury, a continuation of a classic 80's game released by MegaStyle, Bruce Lee RX, An enhanced ZX Spectrum Bruce Lee, and yes even Bruce Lee appearing on the Sega Master System. Well now we've got the best of a double whammy, as today Rebel Android has announced the Bruce Lee Duology for the C64.

The Ninja Zombie Killer - Battle ever increasing waves of enemies in this new Amiga game


Fix-It Felix Jr and M.KID weren't the only games developed using the RedPill tool, as earlier today Saberman told us that the Commodore Amiga game of 'The Ninja Zombie Killer', had been released for the Amiga Capacitor Party 2019 event. In this game you play as a tubby little Ninja, that must fight against old and creepy Zombies and Bats, that will become much more difficult to deal with as the levels progresses.