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Kingpin: Reloaded – A Violent FPS classic remastered & enhanced, coming later this year!

One of the finest games I remember from late 1999 that featured so much graphical violence I was surprised I ever got to play it, was the classic first person shooter Kingpin Life of Crime: a controversal game whereby graphic… Continue Reading →

Millie and Mollie – Catrap inspired game coming to the C64

Late last year we announced on Indie Retro News that Carleton Handley and Saul Cross was working on a rather lovely game for the C64 called ‘ Millie and Mollie ‘; a game which is not only inspired by the… Continue Reading →

Project Horizon – Alien blaster announced for the Commodore Amiga gets a cool tease!

Another day and another great news announcement for the Amiga scene, as the previous game we mentioned as ‘Project Horizon’, has not only been shown off with a brand new HAM8 intro, but also a sneak peek gameplay tease! Yes… Continue Reading →

Synthia in the Cyber Crypt – A C64 platform adventure game created using SEUCK

When it comes to SEUCK developed games they are usually side scrolling action titles, or in the case of most of our write ups…..Shoot em ups. Thankfully ‘Synthia in the Cyber Crypt’ developed for the latest compo is a bit… Continue Reading →

Black Sect 2: The Cursed Crypt – PnC remake of the Adventure game La Crypte Des Maudits

If you’re looking for something different as a game remake, then it might be worth your time playing the latest release by Brocantygames called ‘ Black Sect 2: The Cursed Crypt ‘; a PnC remake of the Adventure game La Crypte Des… Continue Reading →

Bagman – An Arcade classic as an Amiga remake reaches V2C

Another Amiga heads up and no it’s not related to STALKER, as we’ve recently been told that Jotd’s work in progress Amiga remake of the 1982 game ‘Bagman’, has reached version 2C and can be downloaded from the main website… Continue Reading →

Prince of Persia – A brilliant retro gaming classic for the Atari XL/XE looks so much better!

It was only just last month that we announced that the 1989 classic platformer of Prince of Persia by Brøderbund, was not only coming to the Atari XL/XE as a conversion/port by Rensoup, but also  the Intellivision by Matthew Kiehl. Fast… Continue Reading →

STALKER – Unreleased Amiga game gets a more feature packed download

There’s something special about unreleased games, games that if they were released during that time probably would’ve ended up on a shelf full of Amiga games, getting average to glowing reviews in an old Amiga mag straight out of WHSmith… Continue Reading →

Megacopter: Blades of the Goddess – Action packed blaster inspired by games such as Desert Strike

Before you get too excited this isn’t a new helicopter game as a sequel to the classic game of Desert Strike or Jungle Strike, but is in fact a rather cool looking game that does give the impression that it’s… Continue Reading →

Virtua Racing on the Pico-8 looks rather cool!

If your gaming youth goes back to the 90’s, I’m sure you’ll remember the high speed 3D Polygonal racer called ‘ Virtua Racing ‘; a game which had its roots at the Arcades and was later ported to home systems… Continue Reading →

LEAP! – A glorious Bounder tribute is teased for the C64

A lot of people who had an Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, ZX Spectrum, MSX or Commodore 64 remember playing the game Bounder; a game released in 1985 by Gremlin Graphics in which the player navigates a variety of courses as… Continue Reading →

Crystal Story Awakening – An early PC preview of a retro inspired action RPG

Welcome to ‘ Crystal Story Awakening ‘ developed by Fred "Bred Frown" Brown and team. A charming and colourful action adventure RPG, that mixes it up with Zelda and other such amazing games found on consoles such as the SNES… Continue Reading →

The Official C64 SEUCK Compo of 2020 is ready for awesome C64 games

Last year the Commodore 64 saw some of its finest releases with the likes of King’s Valley+, L’abbaye Des Morts, Manic Miner 64DX and Neutron giving all of us plenty of reasons to fire up our hardware and emulators. Thankfully even… Continue Reading →

Parachute – Game and Watch title comes over to the ZX Spectrum

Another day and another Game and Watch mention, as the previous one was called ‘Donkey Kong Jr’ which was ported over to multiple commodore systems, and this latest release called ‘Parachute’ has been developed for the ZX Spectrum. Now unlike… Continue Reading →

Alley Cat – A very classic game reviewed by DarkwyndPT

Hello and welcome to Retro Freak Reviews, where we take a look at PC games from the 80s and 90s and today we’re going to take a look at my (and several people’s) 1st PC game: Alley Cat for DOS…. Continue Reading →

MB03+ Ultimate – The ultimate expansion for your ZX Spectrum

From the Czech Republic comes a new super-expansion for all ZX Spectrum models. It is the brainchild of Jan Kucera. Introducing his hobby project: MB03+ Ultimate. Introduction Jan’s history with the ZX Spectrum began in a whole ‘nother era, during… Continue Reading →

Matchic – Collector’s Edition Box Set ready for Amiga pre-orders 18th Jan!

Rotator, The Shadow Over Hawksmill, Realms of Quest Quadrilogy Collection, and MARS are not the only games getting the BIG BOX treatment, as Saberman has contacted us to let us know as from 18th Jan, you can pre-order the limited edition collectors… Continue Reading →

Rygar – A classic game gets a graphical overhaul on the ZX Spectrum

Even more awesome gaming news as we’ve just learnt that Rygar the Legendary Warrior; a video game created and released by Tecmo in 1986 for the Arcades and later ported to the Sharp X68000, C64, ZX Spectrum, NES, Master System… Continue Reading →

Voyage – A Sorceress Vacation – A total conversion of Alex Kidd in Miracle World for the SMS

What a great start to 2020 as after already mentioning countless new games for our retro based computers and consoles, along comes another one that is sure to appeal to many of our readers. Unlike previous games giving a graphical… Continue Reading →

Alhambra Tales – In development Amstrad platformer gets early footage tease

Screenshot from Twitter  Throughout 2019 we had so many Amstrad games being announced or released you’d think the Amstrad was back in Dixons hopeful for a mass Christmas sale. Games such as Pinball Dreams CPC, Area51Raid, AngryKitten, ProjectThing, RetroTennisSuperWave, CombatTendency… Continue Reading →

Space Quest II Vga Remake by Infamous Adventures reaches VERSION 2.0!

Love playing Adventure games? Check! Love those old Sierra style classic graphics? Check! Then check out the latest 2.0 update to ‘Space Quest II – VGA Remake’, developed by Infamous Adventures. Yes indeed Space Quest is back yet again to… Continue Reading →

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