PETSCII Side-Scrolling Platformer - A new game for the Commodore PET inspired by Mario and Sonic!

Jimbo is certainly no stranger to IndieRetroNews, as he is one of the only developers who has created new games for the Commodore PET. Games such as PETSCII Bros, PET Panic!, PET Space Invaders 2, TREKWAR are just some of those games that have been mentioned by us. Well here we are with another game from Jimbo, as he has released a new game called 'PETSCII Side-Scrolling Platformer'. A new game which he describes as a Commodore PET game inspired by Mario and Sonic. In light of this news, a gameplay video has been provided which can be viewed below.

Electroman - An early Alpha Electroman for the Commodore Amiga AGA ( Level 2 Demo )

Just as I was about to sit down and have dinner, another news story just broke which I just had to mention, and it's a new level 2 demo for the Commodore Amiga game 'Electroman': An Alpha version of a game port that was originally released by Messrs, Janusz Pelc and Maciej Miąsik for the MS-DOS platform back in 1992! In light of this news, not only do we have some up to date info from tukinem who is the creator of this port, but Saberman was kind enough to provide another game play video viewable below.

Rocky & Co - Another high quality release from ICON64 via Psytronik Software

While many of you are still deeply engrossed in the latest game of SNK vs CAPCOM by Jon Eggelton and Gianluca Alberico, there's another game that's well worth a download, and it's ICON64's latest Commodore 64 release of 'Rocky & Co': A high quality platform puzzler which has gameplay spread throughout 12 beautifully designed levels by Stuart Collier, Trevor Storey and Saul Cross! To coincide with this news, there's some new animated screenshots to look at and a video coming soon from Saberman.

ZauberBall - A new Halloween interpretation of the well-known C64 game Wizball is coming to the Atari XL/XE

I'm sure many of you remember the 1987 game 'Wizball': A game which was coded by Jon Hare and Chris Yates (Sensible Software legends), with music by Peter Clarke, and Martin Galway(C64 version) for the C64, ZX Spectrum, Amiga and Atari ST. Well if you do remember it and want some great Wizz news, then you'll be pleased to know that at some point in the near future, Olivier Cyranka will be releasing the Wizball Halloween themed inspiration of ZauberBall for the Atari XL/XE!

HOT NEWS as eagerly awaited SNK vs CAPCOM for the C64/128 gets an official release!!

Cover by Richard McManus(link)

Once again there's another awesome news story that's worth a mention here on Indie Retro News, as thanks to Saberman letting us know through our Indie Retro News Facebook group, we've been told that Jon Eggelton and Gianluca Alberico has officially released the (no paywall) final version of the eagerly awaited game of 'SNK vs CAPCOM'; a new C64 game which was developed using their in development fighting engine known as RetroFighter. To coincide with this HOT news story, Saberman has also done a video showing the game in action.

Time Wizard - Control Time in this upcoming Atari XL/XE game by Amarok

Here's some more Atari XL/XE news to be featured on the site, as Saberman also let us know that another game entered into the ABBUC Software Contest 2023 was a rather interesting platform puzzle called 'Time Wizard'. A game whereby you don't just manipulate time to your advantage, but you must put a stop to those evil Robots who are trying to change history to rule the world. If this sounds like your sort of game you'd like to play on your Atari XL/XE, make sure to check out the video below! 

Night Knight - An Atari XL/XE conversion of a great game originally by Juan J. Martínez (Reidrac) is coming soon

For those of you looking for some up to date Atari XL/XE news, have come to the right place! As we've recently been informed by Saberman, that the previously released game of 'Night Knight' by Juan J. Martínez (Reidrac) for the MSX, is coming to the Atari XL/XE as a conversion by Lars Langhans. A game we have featured numerus times before as a very enjoyable arcade platformer with many challenging levels to play through. To coincide with this news, Saberman has also done a video showing the game in action.

The Empire Strikes Back - Check out the latest Plus/4 version by TCFS and team which has been released!

It feels like it was only just yesterday that we announced on IRN, the release of 'Empire Strikes Back' for the Commodore 64: a fan version of the original Parker Brothers game "Empire Strikes Back", which appeared on the Atari 2600 and the Intellivison way back in 1982. Well if you have a Plus/4 and want to experience the game for yourselves, make sure to check out the latest TCFS, Unreal and Csabo's Commodore Plus/4 conversion which has been released today.

PENGOMini - A fun for all the family Arcade game for the ZX Spectrum

Gabriele Amore is certainly no stranger to Indie Retro News, announcing highly enjoyable games such as Saving Kong, Castle Capers, Donkey Kong Jr and even our personal favourite Bubble Frenzy. Well now another game is gracing our speccy screens, as during the last couple of days Gab has released the new Arcade game of 'PENGOMini '; A game that isn't just an arcade game inspired by Pengo, but it's also a Mini version of the previous game Gabriele Amore released which was called Frantic Pengo 2.

ZX Bomb Sweeper - Another Game & Watch title arrives on the ZX Spectrum!

Another day and another Game and Watch mention, as the previous one was called 'Octopus Deluxe' which was ported over to the Amstrad CPC 6128, and this latest release called 'ZX Bomb Sweeper' has been developed for the ZX Spectrum. Now unlike the other game developed by Team Galaxy as a port of a 1981 title, Bomb Sweeper was a game originally released in 1987 and has been converted over to the ZX Spectrum by Menyiques.

Down The Pipe Reflushed - Guide young Turdesley in this updated ZX Spectrum game by DF Design

Another retro gaming news story has reached our inbox, as we've just come across a new game update for the ZX Spectrum called Down The Pipe Reflushed by DF Design with publishing by Phoenixware called 'Down The Pipe Reflushed'. A game in which playing as the young Turdesley, you must traverse down ‘Pipe Central’, ‘Skull City’ and ‘The Kingdom of Mighty Two’ ,while dodging and shooting all manner of strange nasties with his trusty condo-cannon.

Game.X - Amiga AGA port of a small X68000 shmup

A Sunday head's up for you all, as Saberman has just informed us through Facebook, that a new game has been released for the Commodore Amiga as port of the X68000 shoot 'em up of 'Game.X' by hitchhikr SoftWorks. A game in which you need to destroy as many waves as possible to get the best of hiscores. To coincide with this news, Saberman has also done a video showing the game in action.

Exo-Tical - A new ZX Spectrum game by Roolandoo that's well worth a play!

Over the years we've featured a number of enjoyable games from Roolandoo, with games being mentioned such as S.O.L.O, La Reliquia and our personal favourite of Bufonada. Well here we are with another great looking game that's well worth a play at home on your speccy, and it's Roolandoo's newest of ZX Spectrum creations called ' Exo-Tical : An exploration and Action Space Adventure that you can see being played in this latest footage provided by our good friend Saberman.

DaemonClaw coming to MegaDrive, Neo Geo, and modern systems! First ever footage of DaemonClaw running on a real Megadrive!

BitBeamCannon recently teamed up with Neofid and PixelHeart to bring their retro arcade style game, DaemonClaw to Megadrive, Neo Geo, and modern systems! NeoFid had great success with their two previous games, Demons of Asteborg and Astebros which were recent successful Kickstarter campaigns and here is first ever footage of DaemonClaw running on an actual Megadrive console.  

Attack of the Petscii Robots - An Action Adventure game originally by The 8bit Guy arrives on the MSX by Robosoft!

Another great news story for you all, as if you followed our previous write up in regards to Attack of the Petscii Robots; A game which was originally developed by David Murray, with a later port for the Commodore Amiga by Vesa Halttunen. Then you'll be pleased to learn that as of today, you can now try out the MSX version! A new version of the game by Robosoft, which was released some time back for the Atari XL/XE, Atari, Apple II, C64, C128, Plus/4, and VIC 20 by David Murray aka The 8bit Guy.