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  1. New ZX Spectrum game from The Mojon Twins : Zombi Mall

    New ZX Spectrum game from The Mojon Twins : Zombi Mall

    The Mojon Twins have released a new game for the ZX Spectrum, Zombi Mall. The game sees you hiding out in a mall to hide from the hungry undead. There's food in the mall, you should be fine right? But no, the Zombies have found their way in... The doors gave in to the horde and the undead...
  2. One-Bit Demon Attack is new PlayDate game inspired by classic shooter

    One-Bit Demon Attack is new PlayDate game inspired by classic shooter

    Oscarbraindead has launched One-Bit Demon Attack for the Playdate. The game is inspired by Demon Attack - the classic game for Atari 2600, Intellivision, VIC 20 and more. The author says it is not intended to be a remake, nor a reboot of it and of course it is not endorsed by it in any way...
  3. Oratorio is a new Rhythm Rail-shooter demo for the NES

    Oratorio is a new Rhythm Rail-shooter demo for the NES

    Fans of Rhythm Shooter games such as Rez or Child of Eden should check out Oratorio - a new game by John Vanderhoef for the Nintendo Entertainment System. The game was originally created as a demo for the NESMaker Byte-Off III (2022) competition. This demo features a full stage, which consists...
  4. Knights & Slimes is a new platformer for the C64

    Knights & Slimes is a new platformer for the C64

    Launched over the weekend, was Knights & Slimes, a new single-screen platform game for the Commodore 64. The game was coded by Monte Boyd, who previously brought us the C64 game, Monster Catcher. You can choose from eight different knight characters to play, and the aim is to clear the kingdom...
  5. 20 MORE great Vic-20 homebrew games

    20 MORE great Vic-20 homebrew games

    A few years ago we did a round-up of 20 great Vic-20 Homebrew games. Well, in the last few years the humble Vic has seen a great number of new games. Many of these games will require memory expansions, if you are running on real hardware, but all should run fine on emulators such as VICE or...
  6. Reset64 release Craptastic compilation

    Reset64 release Craptastic compilation

    Reset64 have released a compliation of all of the games entered into their annual Craptastic C64 competition. Each of the games entered need to be less than 4K in size. Reset64 say: It certainly doesn’t mean crap, although it can! Craptastic can mean ludicrous, bonkers, outrageous, funny...
  7. New adventure game for Plus/4 and C64: Lykia - the lost island

    New adventure game for Plus/4 and C64: Lykia - the lost island

    From the same people who gave us the awesome Plus/4 platformer, Pets Rescue, comes a new adventure / RPG for the Plus/4 and C64. Lykia is an epic quest for the C64 and expanded C16 + Plus/4 that spans 4 disk-sides! The beautifully presented adventure features lots of characters to interact with...
  8. New ZX81 game, Valley of the Kings, with Chroma and Zonx support

    New ZX81 game, Valley of the Kings, with Chroma and Zonx support

    Bukster Games have created a new ZX81 game, which runs on an expanded 16K machine. If you have a Chroma Interface, you can see the game in colour, and if you have a Zonk Sound Interface, you can have sound too! Buckster says: The game uses a unique 3D rendering system which allows the computer...
  9. Dungeoneer - new game for Atari 8-bits

    Dungeoneer - new game for Atari 8-bits

    Dungeoneer is a new game for the Atari 8-bit computers by godlikemouse - collect money, keys, open doors and avoid monsters and traps. See how far into the dungeon you can get. Godlikemouse says on AtariAge, "I used to program on the Atari computers when I was a kid, I used BASIC back in the...
  10. Alcon 2020 (Slap Fight port) available to buy as cartridge for Amstrad GX4000 and CPC Plus

    Alcon 2020 (Slap Fight port) available to buy as cartridge for Amstrad GX4000 and CPC Plus

    In 2020, Amstrad coder Abalore released their Amstrad port of Toaplan's arcade shooter, Slap Fight. If you act fast, you now have the opportunity to purchase the game as a cartridge for the GX4000 and CPC Plus models. (If you don't have a cartridge port on your Amstrad then Abalore also sell a...
  11. Currently Brewing: Portal demake for N64

    Currently Brewing: Portal demake for N64

    James Lambert is currently working on an Nintendo 64 version of Valve's classic game Portal. You can see how he is getting on as he regularly updates his Youtube channel with the latest updates. You can also download the latest build to test here. Portal is a first-person puzzle game...
  12. Awesome Retro Homebrew and Indie games from May 2022

    Awesome Retro Homebrew and Indie games from May 2022

    Here's a brief run down of recent ports, home-brew and indie games from the last few weeks. Check out the video at the end, and if you've made a game for a retro machine that you'd like us to cover please let us know :) Beethoven's Revenge (ZX Spectrum) Check out our news article here...
  13. New ZX Spectrum game: Beethoven's Revenge

    New ZX Spectrum game: Beethoven's Revenge

    Somehow Beethoven has come back to life and has been imprisoned alongside other great composers. Break out of prison and collect the necessary instruments to rescue your fellow composers. Perhaps then, you can "seize fate by the throat", and maybe even the one who captured you... The game is...
  14. VIC-20 game Cheesy Trials now available as download on itch.io

    VIC-20 game Cheesy Trials now available as download on itch.io

    Hewco have launched Cheesy Trials for the expanded VIC-20 on itch.io. The aim of the game is to guide Echo the Mouse through a series of platform puzzles split across three experiments. "To beat a trial room collect a piece of cheese before the time runs out. You only have 5 seconds to do this...
  15. Wordle Retro-Clone Round-Up

    Wordle Retro-Clone Round-Up

    You may have come across Wordle - a web-based word game created by Josh Wardle in 2021 and since acquired by the New York Times. The idea is simple. You have six guesses to guess a five-letter word. If a letter you guess is in the word but in the wrong place, it is highlighted in yellow. If the...
  16. Evercade to offer free monthly games on VS

    Evercade to offer free monthly games on VS

    Evercade are offering free monthly Indie games for owners of their VS Console. Each game will be free to play for one month, and and the end of the year, all of the games will be packaged up as part of a new cartridge, Indie Heroes Collection 2, which will give Evercade hand-held owners the...
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    Channel F Three more Channel F ports created by Arlasoft: 2048, Threes and Centipede

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    Commodore 64 Nixy the Glade Sprite - new C64 platform game

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    Channel F Arlasoft release new Channel F game

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    Vectrex Playable demo available of Vecribbon – a Vectrex rhythm game inspired by Vibribbon

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