AQUABYSS - Previously announced Amiga game by AgedCode gets new screenshots


Last year we were the first site to officially announce a new Amiga called ' AQUABYSS ', a game which at the time we didn't have a lot of information about, but we were able to show a rather nice teaser trailer, and a story set in June 1821, in which you travel from Paris to the French coast and visit the very depths of the ocean to discover what lies underneath the surface. Well fast forward to today however and not only do we have more information, but new screenshots of the game which can be viewed below.

Max Downforce - Racing game with classic Arcade inspirations gets a Windows release


During the late 80's Namco released a brilliant arcade racing game called Pole Position; a game which was designed by Tōru Iwatani, designer of Pac-Man, and ending up as one of the most popular arcade racing games of 1982-3. It was such a good game, it was also released on multiple systems including the Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64/128, Commodore VIC-20, Intellivision, Vectrex, MS-DOS, TI-99/4A and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Well if you remember this game, you'll be interested to know that Robbert Prins of Foppygames has released a very similar game for Windows which he calls 'Max Downforce'.

Chuckie Egg - An eggy PC Remake released today!


It's incredible to think that Chuckie Egg was a game released years ago in 1983, initially for the ZX Spectrum, the BBC Micro, the Dragon then other systems. Well now after a surprising tease via the GameJolt website. We've come across a new PC remake of that classic game, which has been released by pj_crozza, developed using Game Maker and is based around the style of the Atari 8-bit version!

Body Blows - Kicking ass in this retro review from DarkwyndPT


I would like to start this review with a letter I wrote to Team17 some years ago (not really, but let’s imagine I did): “Dear Team17,

My name is DarkwyndPT (not my real name, obviously) and I’m a big fan of your work, especially the Worms series. Me and my friends have spent countless hours playing these games, killing each other’s virtual worms (that sounded weird). I also enjoy the Alien Breed series, despite not being my cup of tea.

Lynx Quest - A new Atari Lynx game preview available as v1.04


Atari Lynx gamers you may be interested in this news update, as we've just been given the heads up by Saberman, that the action adventure game of ' Lynx Quest ', which was created for 30th Lynx Competition by AtariGamer, has been released as a 1.04 preview. Although the game can be downloaded as a preview version below, the team behind the game as New Generation is hoping to finalize the game by version 1.10.

The Secret of Monkey Island - An adventure Pirate classic reviewed by Cola Powered Gamer


When discussing adventure games, one game will always come up, The Secret of Monkey Island. The Secret of Monkey Island or simply Monkey Island I was developed by Lucasfilm Games (later LucasArts) and released in 1990. Created by now industry legends Ron Gilbert, Tim Schafer, and Dave Grossman, it was created due to developers frustration with contemporary adventure games. Ron Gilbert conceived the idea in 1988, and he first wrote a couple of short stories about pirates

Kung Fu Master - Upcoming Amiga conversion of a classic Arcade game gets an update


While many of you are still playing the excellent Arcade conversion of 'Rygar', there's another conversion you might be interested in playing, although not yet finished, and that's Kung Fu Master by Seko. Yes indeed this game which appeared in the 1980's in the Arcades that was later released on many different systems including the Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Commodore 64, NES/Famicom, MSX and even the ZX Spectrum, is now partly playable on an Amiga, as an early work in progress update.

Bruce Lee RX - An enhanced ZX Spectrum Bruce Lee gets a release


As we said before, we've certainly featured the 1984 game of Bruce Lee more than a few times now, especially with games such as Eel Ecurb for the Atari XL/XE and Bruce Lee - Return of Fury released on the C64. But now after a weekend of retro gaming events, we are pleased to shout to the hill tops that Allan Turvey has released the Bruce Lee graphical overhaul of Bruce Lee RX for the ZX Spectrum community.

Internet Archive adds over 2,500 Dos games to play in your Browser!


Back in November of 2014 we mentioned some of the best websites to play classic retro systems online. Systems such as the CPC, NES, MSX and loads more were completely playable directly through your browser. One such site called "The Archive" had a massive game list from the 1970's through to the 1990's, all emulated in JSMAME containing hundreds of games ranging through many different genres and styles.

Venganza - Text based adventure game by Physical Dreams gets an English MSX release


Command Text Based Adventure games are back in fashion it seems, especially with the latest games mentioned such as Spooky Adventure and Knight Orc to name but a few. But now we turn our attention to another text based adventure game that's worth a look in, as according to msx.org, Physical Dreams have launched the English translated version of the commercial MSX game of ' Venganza'; a game which originally was a Spanish based title already available in cartridge format.

RESHOOT PROXIMA III - The next Amiga game from RESHOOT R creator Richard Löwenstein?


While many of you are still enjoying RESHOOT R, the previous game from Richard Löwenstein that featured high grade shoot em up action with smooth scrolling and top quality music. You may also be interested to know that he is now working on another game called ' RESHOOT PROXIMA III '; The next game in the RESHOOT line up which instead features top scrolling shoot em up Arcade action and a new soundtrack.

Black Dawn Rebirth - Double Sided Games latest Amiga crawler exclusive look today!


Double Sided Games have been busy these last few months, what with the release of Realms of Quest V and the Amiga/C64 release of Vegetables Deluxe. But those games are not the only ones worth mentioning on Indie Retro News. As we've just been told that not only is their upcoming Amiga Dungeon Crawler of ' Black Dawn Rebirth ' available for pre-order, but in less than 4 hours time around about 7/8pm UK there will be an exclusive look at the "close to release" version of Black Dawn Rebirth!