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Old 30 January 2017, 01:36   #701
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Total Recall - Hot news as playable scrapped ZX Spectrum version released!



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An amazing heads up by Ocean Software Ltd for the speccy as the scrapped ZX Spectrum version of ' Total Recall ' has once again seen the light of day and made playable. According to World of Spectrum this game was originally given to a programmer by the name of Paul Houbart, but progress was so bad even after the demo, the Christmas 1990 deadline would never be met and it was handed over to a new team to make a new Total Recall. This version which has just been released from the previously uncontrollable demo is now controllable thanks to Adrian Singh who hacked the code on the demo to enable the keyboard.
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Old 30 January 2017, 03:46   #702
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^ Great find! If only someone managed to "find" Toki as well...
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Old 22 February 2017, 20:17   #703
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Earlier today we mentioned Brøderbund's 1989 retro gaming classic of Prince of Persia, which was given an enhanced audio and performance treatment for the Atari STe by Peter Putnik. Well now we are going to go that one step further as it's time to announce the update release of the free open source port update of the MS-DOS version of Prince of Persia, which works perfectly on modern systems with a simple click of an exe file!
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Old 22 February 2017, 22:11   #704
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Project zx, exclusive new game!!!

Enjoy this review and official trailer to the upcoming pc windows Spectrum game,...PROJECT ZX!
Battle all your golden characters form tons of classic Spectrum games on your way to destroy Sir Clive Sinclair who has released all these minions to destroy all the guilty parties for using his machine for gaming rather than a learning tool which it was originally intended for,...Clive is a very angry MAD man!!!

The first level starts off in a PC graphic world then it all goes into Speccy graphics mode!

Enjoy this taster!: [ Show youtube player ]

Download the game form the official site, released as the trailer states,...March-ish 2017!: www.langfordproductions.com
Please consider a donation for this cracking game, it really is a joy!

For all your unemulated retro game vids and reviews please visit: https://www.youtube.com/user/ZEUSDAZ

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Ridiculously funny and fun!
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Old 22 February 2017, 22:49   #706
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Very funny, thanks for sharing.
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Old 25 February 2017, 14:06   #707
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Very funny, thanks for sharing.
Glad you like it, it really is a very funny cool game, great idea and the viewcount has hit over 1000 views in just 2 days with great interest
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Old 10 March 2017, 19:12   #708
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Super Mario Bros Pico-8 - Surprisingly decent Demake of a classic on the Pico8!



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Throughout the months there have been numerous demakes and retro inspired games released on the cool little handheld the Pico-8 such as Wolfenstein 3D, but this latest demake which is still a work in progress has nearly blown me away. As you can see by the screenshot above, today's game is none other than the hit classic NES game 'Super Mario Bros', which has been partly demade by Sascha217 to fit on the handheld device!
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Ooze - Andy Johns slimy ZX Spectrum game is coming!



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From the same developer who brought you Monty's Honey Run and Monty Mole and the Lost Souls, Andy Johns has since announced his latest ZX Spectrum game ' Ooze ', may well be coming to a ZX Spectrum near you this weekend. But if that wasn't enough info to get you excited, David Saphier has released a sneak footage of the game, as well as mentioning the menu art was done by David including the menu code, menu music by Miguel/CPU and some in game music by Rayden/Vitali.
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The Lost Treasure of Cuauhtemoc - Impressive Amstrad CPC game is coming soon!



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In 2015 we gave you the heads up over an in development game for the Amstrad CPC, that wow'd most of our Amstrad readers. It was none other than 4Mhz Amstrad homebrew platformer ' The Lost Treasure of Cuauhtemoc', which was shown off in glorious high quality Amstrad detail. Looking like a Castlevania, Pentacorn Quest and Rick Dangerous mash up, this game puts you in the shoes of an Adventurer on a quest to find the hidden treasure, lost within the dangerous undergrounds of the Cuauhtemoc Crypt.
http://www.indieretronews.com/2017/0...uauhtemoc.html

Horace in the Mega Vault - Vic-20 adaption featuring Horace in a Spectrum style, NOW on the PC



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Glorious news retrogamers as Sunteam have announced the release of their brand new ZX Spectrum styled game ' Horace in the Mega Vault ', for the PC. Horace first made an appearance way back in 1982 in the Pac-Man style arcade game Hungry Horace, with further appearances in other games such as Horace and the Spiders, and Horace Goes Skiing. But now thanks to Sunteam, as an adaptation of the Vic 20 game Mega Vault by Imagine, Horace is back in a brand new game with his own dad.
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Lots and lots of updates on the website this week, there's just too many to list!
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Gunfright - An Ultimate Play the Game Atari 8-bit port is complete!




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These last two weeks have been incredible for our site for the latest news as after yesterdays previous announcement of Ultimate Play the Game's classic 'Gunfright' being ported to the C64, C128 and Plus4, we now have the Atari 8-bit port to experience, released by Mariusz, Jose Pereira and Saul Cross. As mentioned before, this game was first released way back in 1985 and appeared on the ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC and MSX, but with a more recent C64/128 port which is actually based on this excellent Z80 to 6502 conversion.
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Pixel Vision 8 Game Creator - This retro game development software looks totally spiffy!



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As you many of you know Indie Retro News prides itself on writing as much awesome retro gaming news as possible. But to be honest we rarely feature the tools behind any of the games that have been made or are currently in development. So to change all that we have decided to give a heads up to a really cool bit of software called ' Game Creator Pro ' by Pixel Vision 8 (PV8), that not only teaches retro game development, but enables the designing of games around limited resolutions, colours, sprites, sound and memory. In their words "It is ideal for game jams, prototyping ideas or having fun"
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Dizzy fans it's time to really celebrate the 30 year anniversary of Dizzy in a really big way, as a very special Dizzy remake of ' Crystal Kingdom Dizzy ' on the ZX Spectrum, has only moments ago appeared in our news feed. The original CKD was first released in 1992 on a multitude of systems in a completely different graphical pallet than we were used to and some say worse than most of the other 8-bit Dizzy games of the time. But now that is all about to change as this ZX Spectrum version looks to be the best 8-bit styled version yet!
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Old 17 April 2017, 17:41   #714
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SCUMM-8 - Adventure classic Maniac Mansion demake on the Pico-8? It's possible!



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Throughout the years we have always been impressed by what can be achieved with the Pico-8; a complete 2D game creation environment [code, sprite, map, SFX and music editors] for making games with very tight restrictions and more especially on the PocketCHIP miniature computer, which ships preloaded with the Pico-8 software. But now we are going to show you something special, an Easter treat if you will, as a "demake" of the SCUMM engine that powered most of the classic LucasArts adventure games, such as Monkey Island and Maniac Mansion has been released as ' SCUMM-8', on the Pico-8!
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Gabriele Amore‎ gives us a glimpse at all of his unfinished ZX Spectrum projects



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Gabriele Amore is certainly no stranger to us and the homebrew scene, as throughout the months he has released many brilliant ZX Spectrum games that range from highly challenging to pick up and play for all the family. But not of all his games that he has teased gets a release, as today Gabriele Amore has shown off all the ZX Spectrum games that remain unfinished. Which is a huge shame as can be seen by the video below, many look very good indeed.
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Sonic the Hedgehog Time Twisted - A high grade Sonic fan game, finally gets a release! - PC



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Do we have some great retro gaming news for you, as that legendary game character Sonic from the Sonic the Hedgehog game series, which appeared on multiple systems including the Sega Master System and Sega Game Gear, has appeared in an all new high grade fan game as 'Sonic the Hedgehog Time Twisted', which has finally been released. Developed using GameMaker Studio, this latest fan game is modelled after Sonic CD, Sonic 3 and Knuckles, and features a new story in which you need to collect Chaos Emerald and Time Stones to stop Metal Sonic from resurrecting his creator.
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Project Warlock - A retrotastic first person shooter you need to see!



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Buckshot Software have announced a seriously cool looking retro styled first person shooter via Steam Greenlight as ' Project Warlock ', which is in development for PC, Mac and Linux. Taking its inspiration from 90's shooters such as Wolfenstein 3D and Doom and as a love letter to that era, this game puts you in control of a mysterious and powerful mage who travels through dimensions and universes in an attempt to remove all evil from existence with an array of weapons and magic at his disposal.
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I really think this needs a mention:

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It's a re-working/optimisation of the seminal Zarch that was released for the Acorn Archimedes in 1987, written by co-author of Elite, David Braben. Amiga and ST owners wil remember the game as Virus, and anyone who went to secondary school in the UK between about 87-92 will remember the demo Lander!

Here it's been enhanced considerably and will initially go out as a release for the RPi3 and then hopefully ultimately as a patch for the original Archimedes range of computers. There's a long thread on Stardot forum here:

http://stardot.org.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?f=29&t=10313
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Castlevania The Lecarde Chronicles 2 - High grade Castlevania fan game made by Mig Perez and team!



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Today just gets better and better as after already mentioning KYA's Castlevania 30th anniversary NES facelift patch in celebration of the original games release since 1986. Mig Perez and team have released a new PC Castlevania fan game called 'Castlevania The Lecarde Chronicles 2', which is not only a very graphically appealing game, it's freely available to download for Windows XP/7/8/10
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