Goldorak Versus - A new 2 player demo by Zisquier for the Amstrad GX4000

Amstrad GX4000 owners might like this latest news story that's just been sent to us by XeNoMoRPH, as if you're looking for a new Shoot em up to play, then Zisquier has you covered with his brand new Amstrad GX4000 demo called 'Goldorak Versus'; a 2 player demo which is a nod to the classic anime of Grendizer; a TV anime series produced by Dynamic Productions and animated by Toei Animation airing October 5, 1975 to February 27,1977. In light of this news, XeNoMoRPH has also done a new video of the game in action .

Xevious - In dev Arcade game for the Commodore Amiga 1200 via JOTD gets a new beta

Even more retro gaming news to get through this week, as thanks to yet another heads up earlier today from a good friend of ours, we have been told us that JOTD has released a new beta download for his upcoming Arcade - Amiga conversion of the classic game of Xevious. A game that was originally released in the Arcades by Namco's and then ported to other home computers. To coincide with this update, Saberman has done a video of the game below.

Lunar Rescue RX - An entire game will be coded live in assembly for the ZX Spectrum by Allan Turvey!

Allan Turvey aka Highrise is certainly no stranger to Indie Retro News, releasing fabulous games for the ZX Spectrum such as Terrapins RX, Roust, Snowed Under and even InvAGDers Deluxe. Well this name is going to be mentioned once more on the website, as he has informed us that he is converting the Taito classic Lunar Rescue in assembly from scratch for the ZX Spectrum. Although he does state unlike other games, every moment that is spent working on the game will be live on Twitch - warts and all, every mistake and every triumph!

Gnome Ranger & Time And Magik - Adventure classics by Level 9 available for the Plus/4 as a conversion by Csabo and Pigmy

Something slightly different for today's retro heads up to begin the week. As we've recently found out through the Plus/4 World website, that Csabo together with Pigmy have converted the classic text based adventure games of Gnome Ranger and Time and Magik over to the Commodore Plus/4. As in the words of the site " It's time to convert Gnome Ranger! This Level 9 adventure is now available for Plus/4. Also Time And Magik". 

Adidas Championship Football by Ocean Software - A rare Amiga Footy game appears via Scoopex!

I am generally not a fan of anything that is Football either as a game or on the TV, pretty much the only game I have ever enjoyed was the classic game of Sensible Soccer on the Commodore Amiga. Still there is one game that is worth a mention even if it is Football related, and that's the latest Scoopex release of Adidas Championship Football by Ocean Software; A very rare game that was originally released back in the 90's for the Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC and ZX Spectrum.

LukHash creates a banging tune of memories called 'Amiga'

Some time ago we used to feature retro gaming music pretty much every weekend, but after some consideration we decided to step back from most of that and just feature game news. But after talking to our good of ours on Facebook, he has told us that if our readers want to listen to a banging tune uploaded to Youtube, they should check out LukHash's latest release of 'Amiga'; is in the words of LukHash "My new track just dropped on all music services!  𝑨𝑴𝑰𝑮𝑨"

Rambler - Lets go Rambling in this free Commodore 64 game by stepz

Thanks to another heads up from a good friend of ours , we've been told that if you're looking for something different to play on your C64, then make sure to check out Stepz latest free game of 'Rambler'; A game in which you need to grab all the stars to reach the exit! In light of this news, considering it's a bit on the slow side today, Saberman has done a video of the game being played.

ZZAP! Live 2023 is coming 12th August, Tickets now available!

Amiga owners and Commodore owners alike, have we got the event for you! As Fusion Retro Events which is a part of Fusion Retro Books, will be celebrating all that is retro in their own special way! As in the words of the announced event organizers, "South West Amiga Group and Retro Computer Museum. The ZZAP! Live event will cover each an every Commodore system including the Amiga family. The event will be held on the 12th August at The Holiday Inn, Kenilworth, CV8 1ED.". 

Cracky - Another game release by Inufuto for the Amstrad CPC/C64/Plus4/ZX Spectrum and many more!

The retrogames just keep on coming, as thanks to another heads up earlier today from our good friend Saberman, he has told us that Inufuto has released a brand new game for systems such as the Amstrad, C64, Plus4 and ZX Spectrum called 'Cracky'. An Arcade platformer in which you need to collect all the Stars while avoiding deadly baddies. In light of this news, Saberman has also done a new video which shows the game in action below.

Planet B - A 16bit procedural roguelike rpg for the Sega Mega Drive that might be worth keeping an eye on!

If you're looking for some cool Sega Mega Drive or Genesis news then you've come to the right place! As we've recently come across a new game that I think many will be looking forward to, and that's the in-development game of 'Planet B'; A 16bit procedural roguelike rpg which promises randomly generated content and so much more. In light of this news, we have a brand new teaser trailer to show you from the game, with development by Fabrice Fernandez, Hieu-Khai Bui-Quang and Emmanuel Rousseau.

Mighty Street Fighter - Upcoming 'Street Fighter' for the Amstrad 128k is looking super cool!

Do we have some truly stonking news for you fine folks especially if you have an Amstrad CPC 128k or even a GX4000! As thanks to the hard work of Amstrad GGP, at some point in the near future we'll be able to play 'Mighty Street Fighter'; A rather unique looking version of Street Fighter which looks to be using a similar character design to that of the chibi art style NES game of 'Mighty Final Fight' which was released in 1993.

GP Cars - A C64 racing game comes #2 at WiLD Demo Competition FOReVER 2023 - ROBOT

I'm a huge top down racing fan, from games such as Micro Machines to Supercars and Indy Heat on the Amiga. Well here's another top down racing game you might like to try that was recently released on the Commodore 64, and it's 'GP Cars' by LHS; A tiny sprite racing game that came 2nd place at the WiLD Demo Competition FOReVER 2023 - ROBOT. To coincide with this news, Saberman has done a new video where he crashes around the track a lot!

Flying Shark - WIP Flying Shark remake for the Commodore Amiga gets a 3 level playable demo

It was just recently that we gave you the heads up that the 1987 Arcade game of 'Flying Shark' was being remade for the Amiga by none other than Magnus T together with JMD. Well if you were hoping for more news on this Arcade like version of the game, which was originally developed by Toaplan and released on the Amiga as well as many other systems. Then as of today the creator has just released a 3 level playable demo for you to try requiring an Amiga 500, 7.14 mhz cpu, OCS/ECS, 1 MB and 1.3 ROM.

Rick Dangerous - A platforming classic as a remastered edition for the Amiga 1200/CD32!

If you remember playing the late 80's game of 'Rick Dangerous'; a very challenging platformer that made you feel like an Indiana Jones character traversing dangerous locations such as caves and temples while avoiding the bad guys and deadly boulders and spiked traps, then you might like this latest news story sent to us by Per Ola Eriksson. As he was kind enough to inform us earlier today, that the graphically overhauled version of Rick Dangerous by The Z-Team, has just been updated with a kick ass release for 2023!

Renegade Reloaded - A classic beat em up for the Amstrad CPC now features scrolling!

In 1988 Ocean Software ( Imagine Label ) released a fine beat 'em up for the Amstrad CPC, C64 and ZX Spectrum. It was a great title that had either single player or two player gameplay with you playing as street fighters known only as Renegade in a revenge against a kingpin named "Mr. Big" for murdering their brother. Well if you remember this fine game from the 80's you'll be pleased to know that if you have an Amstrad CPC, you can play the newest of releases called 'Renegade Reloaded'; A new CPC version of the game which now features scrolling by Geco!