New Kids On The Block are back, baby! Well, so are Salt-N-Pepa, Naughty By Nature, Tiffany and Debbie Gibson performing 80s Baby. Part of the ‘The Mixtape Tour 2019‘, this new single is a throwback to the awesomest decade of them all, the 1980s! This song will have you bopping along with that familiar cool 80s […]
What is IRATA.ONLINE? IRATA.ONLINE is an on-line service aimed at all of the various retro-computing communities. It takes the recently released implementation of PLATO that the CYBER1.ORG community provided to the public, and attempts to build...
Another Amiga news story to set the evening and no not a hardware post, as we've been told by a good friend of ours that Lemming880 has released an updated version of his puzzle game ' RedPill Puzzle ' for the Amiga. This game developed using RedPill, is a Diamond moving puzzle game in which you need to move the coloured Diamonds around a maze into the grey coloured squares to win the level.
Thankyou everyone for reading my story post, but now it's time to get back to the best side of IRN, which is writing about retro games! First up in this weekly jaunt, is a brand new game coming up from Warlock Entertainment ' Raging Orlando ''; a high quality C64 game that is still at a work in progress state, looks to feature not just great graphics, but great animation and superb gameplay.
I've been meaning to do this now for a very very long time, but have always felt doing something like this might bore many of you and even turn some of you away. But considering how many years Indie Retro News has been going, and how many great friends I've made along the way now is the time I feel to tell a small part of my story. A story that wont be pages and pages in length, but will be
With a demo released back in April, the NES game Alfonzo’s Arctic Adventure started its Kickstarter campaign less than a week ago and already reached and exceeded its goal. Since the Eskimo Bob sequel is already...
After a series of delays, Pqube has made it’s new, portable Atari “Retro” console available for potential customers to pre-order. Boasting the familiar “immortalised” wood grain trim of the iconic 2600 VCS, the unit includes a...
In the early part of this year we mentioned MickGyver's third party Amiga CD32 controller the 'ProCon KTRL CD32' was coming as a replacement to the original controller with a SNES style design at a much much lower price to that of the "Amiga CD32 Competition Pro Joypad Controller “Honey Bee” ". Fast forward beyond that however with sales complete, the designer is looking to take the KTRL CD32
It was only just last week we announced much to the delight of the retro community across the internet, that Kipper2K was going to be launching Cherry MX keyboards for the Amiga A500, A600 and A1200, as a modern keyboard setup that replaced an old unreliable keyboard, with a much more reliable, responsive keyboard which can be easily fixed and parts are abundant. Well you'll be pleased to know
If you like to dabble in hacking and modding proprietary software, especially on pinball machines, you are in luck! Pinball Browser, created by French Pinsider, Olivier (aka: OGA83), is your godsend tool to customise and personalise your Stern Whitestar, SAM and SPIKE firmware based pinball machines to your liking. Pinball Browser allows you to access, modify, […]
Back in 2016, a comic-horror bullet-hell shooter by the name of Chibi Akumas made it's way onto the Amstrad CPC to great aplomb. It's author Keith Sear didn't stop there however, and continued his love affair with the bloodthirsty titular Chibiko and released a sequel the following year, introducing her zombie brother Bochan. Now, in 2018 we get to see the game tweeked, polished and released
Our yearly gamescom podcast special (#54) has been released now: https://scene.world/gc2018podcast (video+audio versions). Martin Ahman, AJ Heller and Joerg Droege are talking about the experiences in the #retro area & biz area at our appointments EA...
Following up from our article where we first announced the release and provided our initial impressions of Shadow Switcher, we take a closer look at this Lode Runner inspired platform game. There is no backstory to...
Somewhere in East Germany… a James Bond-alike spy has broken into a presumably sensitive location and found information that must be ferried back to HQ safely, with the first step being a scramble down the side of a four storey … Continue reading →
Possibly the best news of the day unless something even better gets announced, as we have recently come across a post from a good friend, that the Ultimate Play The Game classic ' Alien 8 ', will be coming to the C64 as from next year 2019! This port is being worked on by EMU with loading screen by STE, and was originally developed by the legends that is Ultimate Play the Game for the ZX
By: Namco Genre: Platform Players: 1-2 (alternate) Difficulty: Medium
Featured Version: Arcade First Day Score: 33,620
Also Available For: PC Engine, X68000, Lynx, NES, Amiga, Atari ST, MSX, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum Download For: iOS, Wii Virtual Console
|This jolly town will be fondly remembered by many...|
|Supid pogo ghosts getting in the way...|
|Humpft! As if these jumps weren't already hard enough!|
|There must be many yellow corpses in these chasms...|
|Oh dear, they even have double-deckers now!|
|On his way back home to rest...|
RKS Score: 8/10
Gameplay Video: here's a video of the whole game being played by one of the talented fellows at Old Classic Retro Gaming (check out their great channel here). Oh, and don't watch if you want to avoid spoilers!
In 2015 Piotr and team released the AMOS arcade puzzle game ' Mink Gold ' for the Amiga in which the task was to collect all the gold coins on the level, avoid the ghosts and finally grab the key to open the door for the next level. Fast forward to this year however and at some point soon the game is set to make a triumphant come back. As according to djpiotrs, ' Mink Gold Return ' will be
Atari 2600 gamers you may be interested in this news update, as we've just been told by Martin Wendt that the fast paced action reaction puzzle game of ' Assembloids 2600 ' which was made by Martin restricted to just 4k, will be available in binarie form PAL and NTSC as from this weekend. Assembloids was and still is available for sale on the atariage website, and gathered some very favourable