Virgil's Purgatory - Don't lose your head in this new ZX Spectrum game from Amaweks

Even more retro gaming news has just appeared in our inbox, as if you have a ZX Spectrum at hand or an emulator installed, you might want to play this new game from Amaweks called ' Virgil's Purgatory'; a horror game that celebrates the Modern Art Week in Brazil which is set to take place next year and will be 100 years old. Do note however the game does have a more detailed write up in how it came to be, but it's incredibly confusing and I was rather lost at "Brazilian Modernists made it clear that it was necessary to "anthropophagize" the foreigner, "eat them", and thus give birth to the new"

Rogue64 - A new C64 roguelike is coming from Badger Punch Games and it looks fab!

If you like C64 games and fancy something different compared to our usual announcements for this well loved retro computer, then you'll be pleased to know as thanks to a heads up from Badger Punch Games; the same team behind the awesome C64 game of Showdown. That they are developing a new Rogue Like C64 game called 'Rogue64'; a rather cool looking game whereby every play of the game is a unique experience, with challenging procedural generated levels!

Ewe Woz 'Ere DX - A cool action packed C64 game, also available as a big box edition!

If you're looking for even more great news then you've come to the right place, as trawling through the itch.io website, we've found out that not only can you download and play the digital download version of Design/Chaos new C64 game of 'Ewe Woz 'Ere DX, but you can also buy the cartridge edition through Bitmap Soft. An action packed game in which playing as Baaary: Mutton Command, you must defend the fields from an invasion of Traazkists.

Turbo Tomato - A highly explosive arena battle game available for the Amiga gets a major update!

The first news story of the day and yes it's Amiga related, as we've just been told through twitter, that the previously released super duper deluxe version of a new game called 'Turbo Tomato' has recently got a BIG update adding Difficulty Modes and others new features, and fixing many bugs. Turbo Tomato is a game that was developed by NIVRIG GAMES and published by BITMAP SOFT as a highly-explosive arena battle game with requirements of just an Amiga 500 or an Amiga CD32 and above.

Forest Saver - Save the Trees in this early C64 preview by INTOINSIDE

Even more retro goodness to get through this week, as we've recently been informed by Saberman that the upcoming C64 game of Forest Saver by intoinside, has just got an early preview for you to download and try. In this game playing as a Ranger with his job to protect the Forest, you must be careful of of the loggers and industries who not only want to destroy the Forests, but they are also trying to pollute the lakes and make land for their pasture!

Tachyon Dreams - The first episode of a new text-parser game with EGA graphics!

Love playing Adventure games? Check! Love those old Sierra Kings Quest style graphics with text based commands? Check! Then 'Tachyon Dreams', developed by a fan of Sierra games as Cosmic Void for your home PC is just the game for you!  This is the first chapter in what the developer hopes will be a series of humorous, text-parser games with EGA graphics that will look and feel very much like the mid/late 80's adventure games by Sierra. Think early Space Quest games. Think AGI. 

ENGEEM - A new ZX Spectrum inspired game from Ryane McLaine and Jetpack Jaxx dev!

In 2019 we announced the release of a seriously cool looking ZX Spectrum inspired game called 'Jetpack Jaxx'; A game that was not only released for PC and Android owners, but was described as having a ZX Flavour which was completely free to play, and sporting some rather cool action gameplay. Well if you played it and wanted more, you'll be pleased learn that as from today you can download the developers other game of ENGEEM; An action game with a retro flavor for your Windows system!

Robocop AGA - A Robocop remake in the works via DanielAllsopp for the Amiga!

Now this is a real blast from the past and not only a well known game, but a game from a movie that pretty much everyone would have heard of at least once while growing up. Let me just shout the name out in large caps to grab your attention 'ROBOCOP'. That's right retro heads this is Robocop, a game that was originally published by Ocean in the 80's, and now thanks to DanielAllsopp, looks to be getting a complete AGA rework developed in 68k ASM for those of you who felt the original 1989 Ocean/Data East game was rather lacking.

Chuckie Egg 32k for the VIC20 has been released via Reset64!

It's incredible to think that Chuckie Egg was a game released years ago in 1983 as a game that not only appeared on the BBC Micro, but a whole string of other systems such as the Amstrad CPC, Amiga, C64 and even the ZX Spectrum. Well fast forward to today and thanks to a Twitter heads up via @ResetC64, we have been told that if you have a VIC20, you can download the latest release of Chuckie Egg; a wonderful 32k conversion by Derek from the Reset64 itch.io website!

Lionheart - One of the finest Amiga platformers gets a BIG PC(Java) Remake update!

Here is one of the finest games ever released on an Amiga, a game that doesn't just have great reviews but is still being sold for a very high price on Ebay. It's Lionheart by Thalion Software, the same developers behind the incredible RPG Ambermoon. Lionheart is a 1993 platformer and features some of the best graphics and gameplay ever seen on an Amiga; a highly regarded platformer on a retro system, that is not only available as a full PC (Java) remake, but has since had a big update!

Mechwars: Arena - A rather cool looking Arena game is coming to the ZX Spectrum


We've featured a number of great games by ZXBITLES over the last couple of years, from RED RAID THE BEGINNING to RED RAID: THE INFILTRATING on the ZX Spectrum. Well today's news came as another surprise to us, as after already featuring their new and upcoming game of MECHWARS: CENTIPEDE, along comes Mechwars: Arena. A multiplayer ZX Spectrum game as the first one in a trilogy of games due for both digital download and physical tape as coming soon!

Pengo - A classic Arcade game from 1982 is not only coming to the 7800, but you can try the demo!

Way back in 1982, Coreland published by Sega released the Arcade game of 'Pengo', A maze like game in which playing as a penguin, you must survive each round by eliminating all Sno-Bees and Sno-Bee eggs with sliding blocks, while optionally lining up the three diamond blocks for a large bonus. Well today's news is pretty interesting for the Atari 7800, as darryl1970 has released a demo of the Arcade conversion which is coming to the Atari 7800 at some point in the near future.