Sydney Hunter & The Yucatan Jungle – The most advanced ColecoVision game ever made (for the stock system) is coming this year!

Sydney Hunter & The Yucatan Jungle – The most advanced ColecoVision game ever made (for the stock system) is coming this year!

In the early 80's many of us had the pleasure of playing the adventure platformer 'Montezuma's Revenge' on the Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Apple II, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, IBM PC, Sega Master System and even the ZX Spectrum (as Panama Joe). It combined treasure...

Five Underrated Game Boy Games You Must Play

Five Underrated Game Boy Games You Must Play

The Game Boy has a massive library and because of that, there are a ton of games you definitely misses. Check out this handful of titles and thank us later. The Adventures of Star Saver: This is a unique little romp that has an awesome score and an old-school arcade...

The Power of the Fist – NES Powerglove

The Power of the Fist – NES Powerglove

Some call it a controller, some call it a peripheral, some even call it a gimmick. I would say it is all of these and more.  The Nintendo PowerGlove is one of the most talked about pieces of the juggernaut system we know as the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES).  ...

Santa’s Rats Issue – An enjoyable yet challenging Arcade game for the C64 by Marco Giorgini and Andrea Capitani

Santa’s Rats Issue – An enjoyable yet challenging Arcade game for the C64 by Marco Giorgini and Andrea Capitani

With the end of the year fast approaching and Christmas slowly ending up at the back of our minds, there's still time for us to put in a few games on Indie Retro News that celebrate the festive season. One such game that was released a little while ago, with a...

iiRcade Review – Gunforce

iiRcade Review – Gunforce

Gunforce is a side-scrolling action shooting game produced by Irem for the arcades in 1991. This shoot em up game is perfect for the iiRcade hardware. It gives the true arcade feel as if you owned the game from the 1990's. GunForce is a multi-national army assembled...

Turbo Santa – Did you enjoy playing Turbo Tomato by NIVRIG GAMES? Then you’ll love this new festive game for the Amiga!

Turbo Santa – Did you enjoy playing Turbo Tomato by NIVRIG GAMES? Then you’ll love this new festive game for the Amiga!

Prepare for all out entertainment especially if you have a Commodore Amiga at hand, as we've recently been informed via our good friend Nivrig Games who also designed the highly enjoyable and addictive game of 'Turbo Tomato', that as from right now you can play the...

Replacement Cases

Replacement Cases

I ran across a great vendor on Ebay that creates replacement cases for most retro games (CD version)  PS1 , PS2,  GameCube,  XBOX and others.   I wanted to pass along his link to you and spread the word.  His prices are very reasonable and he can offer special like...

iiRcade Review – Stadium Hero ’96

iiRcade Review – Stadium Hero ’96

Stadium Hero '96 was produced by Nihon Bussan/AV Japan in 1996.An excellent baseball game from Data East. The marquee has a "MLC" logo. MLC stands for "Mother Less Cassette". This arcade baseball game lets players select fictional teams from eight different countries...

BLIP! BLIP! – A Game?

BLIP! BLIP! – A Game?

I wanted to write about a unique game I purchased from eBay last year.  It is one I think is the beginning of handheld gaming that we know today.   There are many things that jump started the handheld gaming, but this device was something I may have missed or did not...

The Atari 2600 Joystick

The Atari 2600 Joystick

              The Atari 2600 “Joystick” to me is the father of them all.  There have been controllers made before the little black stick with the red button, but this controller changed the way gaming was played on what is considered the birth of home console era. ...

No more blowing! Top Loader NES

No more blowing! Top Loader NES

It was on my birthday, October 18th, 1985 where console gaming changed forever. The Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) hit North America and the consoled world has never looked back.  Millions of NES consoles were purchased, and ten of million number of NES carts...

Asteroids: Recharged Blasts Off Today!

Asteroids: Recharged Blasts Off Today!

Asteroids™: Recharged Explodes onto Switch, PlayStation, Xbox, PC, VCS Today 1980’s Arcade Classic Hyperspace Warps into the 21st Century with a Modern Touch NEW YORK — Dec 14, 2021 — Asteroids: Recharged, the modern co-op revival of the definitive arcade shooter from...

Five Underrated Sega Genesis Sports Games

Five Underrated Sega Genesis Sports Games

Looking for something sporty to play during the cold Winter months on your trusty Sega Genesis? Let us help you. Sports Talk Baseball: With nearly every player in the MLB in this game in 1992, it was certainly a special title when it was originally released. Add in...

Five Sega Genesis Games Every Gamer Should Own

Five Sega Genesis Games Every Gamer Should Own

If you love the Sega Genesis, here are five games that you’ve got to have on your console.  NHL 94: Why? It’s still, to this day, quite possibly the greatest hockey game ever released. Even with better visuals and deeper modes from its younger brothers and sisters,...

Five Underrated 8-Bit Sports Games

Five Underrated 8-Bit Sports Games

Sports games truly blossomed on 16-bit consoles, but there were plenty of gems on the Nintendo Entertainment System. Here’s a handful to keep you busy this holiday season. RBI Baseball 2: Gone forever were those adorable sprites and that’s probably the thing that took...