Prodeus - A kick ass first-person shooter as a bloody inspiration to DOOM for PC!

I don't think there are that many people out there that don't know of Doom, it's a very blood thirsty 1993 science fiction horror-themed game by id Software. In Doom, players assume the role of a space marine, who must fight his way through the hordes of invading demons from Hell. But along comes Prodeus, an awesome looking first person shooter which pushes the boundaries of the level of violence as a Doom inspiration that's available today on both GOG and Steam!

Dread - WIP Doom clone on the Amiga 500 & Atari ST looks better than ever in this new footage

The upcoming Doom clone of 'Dread' has been featured many times on Indie Retro News, as with every new update the Amiga 500 and Atari ST version looks better than ever with noted changes as fabulous new textures and new zones to visit. Well if you're looking for more gaming news on this upcoming game, then thanks to a heads up by Saberman, he has told us that the in-development project by KK/Altair has just been teased with an early look at the library section that has been done by Zero Senki.

Muhonmourn - An unusual party game for the MSX via the MSXdev22 competition

Another entry in the MSX Dev 2022 competition and one that I'm sure many MSX owners will be playing with their friends, is hoge1e3 new multiplayer party game of Muhonmourn: A MSX 720KB game in which playing against other opponents, you must conquer as much ground as you can, and the player with the most covered ground wins. To coincide with this news, not only do we have a new video from Saberman, but there's a better description of the game below from MSXdev.

Flaschbier - A final version of a C64 game that was originally leaked before release in 1985

Once again another retro heads up from Saberman, as we've just been told that a final version of the Boulder Dash clone of Flaschbier, has been made available for the Commodore 64.A re-release of the 1985 game by Werner Soft which at the time was only considered as a leaked beta. The difference between that version and this one, is it contains selectable levels from 1 to 45, a new level editor, and several little changes in the code. To coincide with this news, Saberman has also done a video of the game which can be viewed below.

Spaceman Kerl - A new game has surfaced for the Amstrad CPC by Fitosoft


Something slightly different for today's retro heads up, as we've just been contacted by Saberman, that as of today you can download the latest release of Spaceman Kerl for the Amstrad CPC by Fitosoft. A new game in which playing as Paratrooper Kerl, you must traverse through space to rescue those that are stranded below. To coincide with this news, Saberman has also done a new video which gives us a better look at the gameplay of Spaceman Kerl.

3D Monster Maze - 1981/2 Sinclair ZX81 game is coming to the Commodore 64

We've just got some interesting news today, especially if you were a Sinclair ZX81 owner in the 1980's, as Malcolm Evans and an idea by J.K.Greye game of ' 3D Monster Maze ', is being developed by Max for the Commodore 64. This game which was released in 1982 by J. K. Greye Software puts you in control of a character in a first person viewpoint and must traverse a 3D maze to reach the exit while avoiding a hostile monster the Tyrannosaurus Rex.

Return to Monkey Island - Follow-up to a classic Adventure series will be setting sail today! [Released]

The Secret of Monkey Island developed by Lucasfilm Games (later LucasArts) was originally released in 1990 and created by now industry legends Ron Gilbert, Tim Schafer, and Dave Grossman. It was a game that has lived on the hearts of many with its fantastic pirate charm, brilliant characters, challenging yet enjoyable puzzles, and a story set in a fictional version of the Caribbean during the age of piracy. Well if you remember that fine game and have been keeping an eye out for the sequel of 'Return to Monkey Island', then as of today you can finally play the game with all its pirate charm! 

RoboCop AGA - The upcoming Robocop remake via Daniel Allsopp for the Amiga gets new footage

Remember some time back when we said that the famous game and movie of 'RoboCop' was coming to the Amiga as a complete AGA rework, developed in 68k ASM for those of you who felt the original 1989 Ocean/Data East game was rather lacking. Well here's some good news for you all! As just recently thanks to a heads up via Per Ola Eriksson, Daniel Allsopp who is behind this AGA rework, has posted a brand new work in progress video showing how far the game has come since its first announcement all those months ago.

Kitsune Zero - A charming retro styled PC platformer as a nod to Super Mario Bros

If you want to play a new platformer that not only looks charming, but has plenty of enemies and challenges to be had, then as of this moment you can play the latest release of 'Kitsune Zero' by Kitsune Games. A lovely arcade platformer that isn't just a nod to classic retro games such as Super Mario Bros, but throughout the game you'll be running, jumping, and stomping on ghostlike creatures from Japanese folklore. To coincide with this news there's a new video to watch below as a trailer to the game which is available on Itch io and Steam for Linux, Mac or Windows.

T-Rex - Another T-REX C64 game appears and this one is by Raffaele Intorcia(?)

Another C64 game has appeared, and rather than the usual platformers we've featured, this one requires only the skill of patience and timing for the ultimate of high scores! Titled as ' T-Rex ', this latest game update developed by Raffaele Intorcia as a conversion from the Chrome Easter Egg. Is a C64 game  whereby playing as a dinosaur, you have to jump over lots of painful objects and duck under every pterodactyl to beat your previous high score.... Collecting Mushrooms gives you a Dino power boost!

S.P.R.E.R.O - A C64 H.E.R.O game created using only sprites gets an update!

Sometime back we mentioned the classic game of H.E.R.O, was being overhauled for the C64 as a vastly superior version of a classic game which was first released way back in the 1980's for the Atari 800/2600, 7800, ColecoVision, C64, C128 and ZX Spectrum. Sadly it looks as if that version of the game isn't going to be released any time soon (if ever), but not to be too despondent, as we've just been informed via Saberman that Oziphantom's(Protovision) has released an update to his sprite only version of H.E.R.O for the C64 called S.P.R.E.R.O.

Gherbert Groundhog in Save the Date - A high quality platformer for the ZX Spectrum is now available!

The ZX Spectrum goodness just keeps on coming, as thanks to Saberman who has done many of our retro gaming videos, he has told us that if you head on over to the Putty CAD page linked below, you can now download the latest ZX Spectrum game of 'Gherbert Groundhog in Save the Date'; A high quality platformer by PuttyCAD (Ric Lumb) and PsychicParrot (Jeff Murray) that will also be available at some point soon as a physical tape through Bitmap Soft. To coincide with this news, Saberman has also done a gameplay video which can be viewed below.

Dynatech 30th Anniversary Edition - HOT NEWS as a new international Amiga game release has appeared! (2 MB/AGA Amiga)

Here's some HOT NEWS for all you awesome Commodore Amiga gamers out there, as we've just found out through the EAB forums, that epithetic has released an unofficial remaster and English localization of Eleven's classic 1992 game of Dynatech for the Amiga as "Dynatech 30th Anniversary Edition".  Dyantech was originally released in Germany by some of the same people from reLINE who made Oil Imperium and Fate - Gates of Dawn , and an international release was planned for the following year but sadly never materialized..... Until now.

Bones - A family friendly preview for the Commodore 64 by Faith Design

Most of the games we feature are generally focused more towards Teenagers and more specifically Adults, with a high level of difficulty and intense gameplay (Although I did have an Amstrad at 7 years old!). Today's game however looks to be focused more towards the much younger generation, as we've just been told by Saberman, that Faith design has teased a preview of a cute(?) C64 game called Bones. To coincide with this news, Saberman has done a gameplay video which can be viewed below.

Settle The World - A Colonization fan game for the Amiga by Theo Theoderich gets an in-depth look!

If you loved playing Sid Meier's Colonization, then it might be worth keeping an eye on Theo Theoderich's upcoming game of Settle The World. A game that isn't just inspired by the classic that is Colonization, but according to the creator who gave us the update just recently. Settle The World is in development for the Amiga BlitzBasic Jam 2022 as a turn based building and trading game with you versus another player (Single Player mode is also planned, but it will be all the more difficult because there are no trading partners - EAB).