Flying Shark 2022 - A Flying Shark remake is in the works for the Commodore Amiga (WIP DOWNLOAD)

We are a huge fan of shoot 'em ups and vertical shooters on Indie Retro News, from the sci-fi based shoot 'em up of R-Type to Capcom's brilliant World War 2 vertical Shooter of 1942. Well here we are with another Arcade game announcement, as thanks to Saberman contacting us today, we have been told that Magnus T together with JMD is working on a Commodore Amiga remake of 'Flying Shark'; A 1987 vertically scrolling shooter arcade video game that was originally developed by Toaplan and released on the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, FM Towns, MS-DOS, Nintendo Entertainment System, X68000 and ZX Spectrum!

Blinky's Scary School is now available for the Amstrad GX4000 and Amstrad 6128 Plus!

Once again we look towards the Amstrad for some great gaming news, as looking through the cpcwiki forums and thanks to XeNoMoRPH we have just found out that the classic game of 'Blinky's Scary School'; a game which was released for the Amiga, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum, has now been released for the GX4000 and Amstrad 6128 plus by Zisquier and R.Beston. To coincide with this news story, not only do we know that it has been developed using the C64 palette, but it also features Atari ST sprites used for the character and the items.

Gold Quest 6 - Extended Version - A dungeon crawler made of BASIC V2 and PETSCII for your Commodore 64

Another retro gaming news story has appeared in our inbox and one I think you'll be playing more than just a couple of hours especially if you enjoy role playing games, as Saberman was kind enough to contact us this morning that as of now, you can download the brand new game of 'Gold Quest 6 - Extended Edition' for the C64; A dungeon crawler that isn't just made of BASIC V2 and PETSCII but it features two new NPC's Zombies and Dragon Warriors, easy levels, challenging levels, and 12 missions that earn special points!

Duckstroma - A charming Amiga platformer by UltraNarwhal is finally here!

In 2020 UltraNarwhal released the lovely platformer of 'Duckstroma' for the ZX Spectrum and MSX, a game which can still be downloaded through the main itch.io website. Well as of today if you were hoping for more information about the Amiga version, then we are pleased to announce to the world, as thanks to the developer contacting us just moments ago. UltraNarwhal has finally released the full version of the game which can be downloaded and enjoyed if you have a Commodore Amiga at home or via emulation.

Exolon REDUX - A retro gaming classic by Hewson gets another unofficial remake!

In 1987 Hewson released the excellent action run and gun game ' Exolon ' for the ZX Spectrum, C64 and Amstrad CPC, with a later conversion to the Enterprise 128, Amiga and Atari ST. In the game, you played as a sci-fi soldier across multiple screens blasting away enemies and defending yourself against gun defences as well as homing missiles. Well if you remember this fine game, you may be interested to know that at as of today, you can finally play the brand new remake of 'Exolon Redux'; A remake of that classic game which has been created by Ben James for both Windows and Browser Play!

Y.A.S.I.C - Yet Another Space Invaders Clone for the Vic20 +16k

I'm sure many of you remember Space Invaders, a game that was first released way back in 1978 in the Arcades in Japan with a further release made available in the United States and a much later version in the 1980's on the Atari 2600.  Well if you do remember it and all the money lost down at the Arcades, you'll be interested to know that as of today you can download W E de Villiers latest Space Invaders clone called Y.A.S.I.C for the Vic20 +16k!

Dread - WIP Doom clone on the Amiga 500 & Atari ST gets new music/intro and it's super cool!

We've been featuring the upcoming Doom clone of 'Dread' for some time now, as with every new update the Amiga 500 and Atari ST version just keeps on improving with noted changes as fabulous new textures. Well if you're looking for more gaming news on this upcoming game, then we have recently been contacted by John via Facebook, that he has told us the in-development project by KK/Altair has just been teased with an early look at the intro and a piece of Amiga music by John of PixelGlass!

Goody, The Return - An Amstrad CPC game as a sequel to an 8bit classic is finally here!

Originally from Opera Soft, Goody was one of the funniest games of the golden age of Spanish software. It’s an adventure with a great sense of humor and very good gameplay, as your task was to accomplish the “Heist of the Century” with a mission to break into a Spanish bank. Problem was, you didn't have the tools and even that required you to steal them before you could accomplish your goal. Well here are with another Goody update, as both XeNoMoRPH and Saberman has contacted us to tell you, that the Amstrad sequel by 21blocks called 'Goody, The Return' has been released!

Blade Runner: Enhanced Edition - A faithful restoration of a classic adventure game has been released (GOG/Steam/Xbox/PS4)

Coming as a complete surprise to us, especially as the game was delayed indefinitely back in 2020, we are pleased to announce that as of right now on GOG and Steam, you'll finally be able to play Nightdive Studios' Blade Runner: Enhanced Edition; A highly anticipated remaster of Westwood Studio's classic point-and-click adventure which has been made available for Xbox, PlayStation, Switch, and PC. To coincide with this news, there's a launch trailer which gives you a glimpse of what to expect in this "enhanced" edition.

Exolon - A Retro gaming classic by Hewson is getting another unofficial remake

In 1987 Hewson released the excellent action run and gun game ' Exolon ' for the ZX Spectrum, C64 and Amstrad CPC, with a later conversion to the Enterprise 128, Amiga and Atari ST. In the game, you played as a sci-fi soldier across multiple screens blasting away enemies and defending yourself against gun defences as well as homing missiles. Well if you remember this fine game, you may be interested to know that at some point in the near future, you'll be able to play a brand new remake of 'Exolon' which is in development by Ben James for Windows.

Paco the man - A new PAC-MAN game for the Amstrad CPC by JJGarcia Aranda

We've featured many Pac-Man games on Indie Retro News, from Arlasoft's Pac-Man on the C64, to Blockman Gets on the Amiga and even Lady Pac on the C64 by LowCarb. Well here are with another Pac game, as thanks to XeNoMoRPH contacting us just recently, he has informed us that JJGarcia Aranda has released the Pac-Man inspired game of Paco the man; A new Amstrad game which runs at a fascinating 20 FPS in basic and an incredible figure of 33 FPS in compile cycle created using massive logic.

Paleto Jones 2 - A challenging platformer by Mananuk is also coming to the Amstrad CPC!

It was only just recently (today in fact!) that we featured Mananuk's brand new ZX Spectrum game of Paleto Jones 2; a high quality yet challenging action platformer in which playing as Paleto Jones, you must find a powerful artifact called Bartolo's. Well if you have an Amstrad CPC and want to get in on the retro fun, we have just found out through XeNoMoRPH's channel, that Mananuk is also aiming to bring that same game over to the Amstrad CPC at some point soon. 

Goody, The Return - An Amstrad CPC game as a sequel to an 8bit classic is in dev by 21blocks

Originally from Opera Soft, Goody was one of the funniest games of the golden age of Spanish software. It’s an adventure with a great sense of humor and very good gameplay, as your task was to accomplish the “Heist of the Century” with a mission to break into a Spanish bank. Problem was, you didn't have the tools and even that required you to steal them before you could accomplish your goal! Well here are with another Goody story, as XeNoMoRPH has contacted us to tell you that the Amstrad sequel is in the works by 21blocks called 'Goody, The Return'.

Zoomies! - A new C64 sub blasting game by the Second Dimension

Another retro gaming news story has hit our inbox for the C64 community, as Saberman was kind enough to let us know through Facebook, that if you're looking for an arcade Shoot 'em up for the C64,  then you might like to play Second Dimension's new game of ' Zoomies!'; A fun little game in which traversing the deep ocean floor, you must wipe out everything in your way such as Jellyfish, Sea Horses, Sharks and anything else that's usually found down in the depths of the ocean.

Paleto Jones 2 - A challenging platformer by Mananuk for the ZX Spectrum

If you have a ZX Spectrum and looking for something enjoyable to play through the week ahead, then thanks to a heads up via Saberman, we've been told that Mananuk has released a brand new game for the ZX Spectrum called 'Paleto Jones 2'; a high quality yet challenging action platformer in which playing as Paleto Jones, you must find a powerful artifact called Bartolo's Flute. To coincide with this news, some gameplay footage has been shown below!