Indie Games That All Retro Fans Will Like

Indie Games That All Retro Fans Will Like

Feature by Katie Greene You don’t have to be a hippie or a kid looking to score a low-budget game to enjoy the work of individual developers. If you take a closer look, the library of indie games is packed with masterpieces that will impress both young and adult players, but today we’ll talk about the ones that will put retro games on the spot. Mostly designed in a 2D and/or pixelated environment, these games usually sport a scroll-side action or look a bit simple at first sight. However, they…

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Ae’Ra Sunburn

Ae’Ra Sunburn

Interview with Zackarias Åkerman by Peter Ward Ae’Ra – Sunburn is a Top Down Action RPG set in a lush and vibrant fantasy world. A few of the game’s core features are co-op, exploring, crafting and a real-time modern combat system. The game will be released on Steam, PC, with a slight delayed launch for console. But check out the stretch goals, we aim to release it for console at launch! Please share and donate to help us realize this dream! Note: The Cultural also inclused Beta Access. A Dynamic Combat…

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Socks

Socks

Socks the Cat is the most anticipated unreleased video game of all-time. Ever. For any platform. Don’t believe me? Grab some popcorn and “Google” it. The premise was wacky yet simple. You play as Socks the Cat, or Socks as we affectionately call him.  The ultimate pet of the 90’s. The White House cat. The “First Pet” of the Clinton administration.  Your mission? To fight your way through the White House battling all sorts of enemies, including spies, Dobermans, protestors and satirical versions of famous political figures as end bosses….

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Rob Hubbard

Rob Hubbard

  Click here to support the Kickstarter   What did you want to do for a career when you were at school, and what was your first job? Hmm maybe electronic engineer, or chemical engineer. I did a very short spell working in a lab, but then got a job playing in a band. When did you realise you wanted to get into the game industry, and how did it happen? I started reading electronics mags (I used to build the kits) and learning BASIC. I was going to buy…

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Bounder Remake interview with Matt Risley

Bounder Remake interview with Matt Risley

Developer: Matt Risley of Swivel Creations & Lu Zhao of Lu Studios. License: UrbanScan Ltd  Game: Bounder Platforms: iOS and Android Release date: Q1 2018     Interview by Peter Ward First of all Welcome to Retrogamesmaster. Thank you for allowing me to be interviewed for Retro Games Master to discuss my background and also the game we’re developing called Bounder, we are honoured.  Why are you choosing to release Bounder on mobile?   Certain games stick in your head from back in the day and Bounder was one of…

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Grab some brand new NES Spooky Halloween games from Mega Cat Studios

Grab some brand new NES  Spooky Halloween games from Mega Cat Studios

About Mega Cat Studios   Founded in 20XX, Mega Cat Studios is a small developer with a lot of heart, and one goal: to keep the dream of gaming- the dream we remember from the days of youth- alive and well. Whether we’re building a high tech VR title or an NES games, cartridge and all, our name is a stamp of quality on everything we produce.   Click here to order Spooky Boxing Comes to NES: Say Hello to Creepy Brawlers!   Movie Monsters Mash Faces in Marvelous Retro…

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Vikings Invaders

Vikings Invaders

Interview with Stan@Gavelsoft by Peter Ward Overview   Viking invaders have arrived while the King’s army is away! They brought the meanest, toughest Vikings with them. Only a lone archer stands in the way to protect the lands from being plundered and razed. Help Princess Elysande take up her bow and to stand fast against the invaders. Hold them off for as long as you can! Vikings Invaders is an endless survival game. Draw your bow, aim and let your arrows fly! Viking invaders offers a simple fast-paced gameplay with a…

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Switch ‘N’ Shoot

Switch ‘N’ Shoot

Interview with Matt Glanville by Peter Ward Overview The game began as a simple idea for a one-button mechanic in December 2014. Developer Matt Glanville created a simple prototype in Unity over a week or so, stuck it on itch.io and called it a day. After about 6 months a friend requested a build to use in a private installation and so the project was dusted off and polished up a bit. Matt noticed that players were responding well to it and decided to add some more features and turn it…

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Spectrum Addict making of Diary

Spectrum Addict making of Diary

Diary by Andy Remic Click here to order Intro: Memoirs of a Spectrum Addict is a unique tribute to the Sinclair ZX Spectrum, a full-length documentary feature film made by author and filmmaker Andy Remic, which takes a detailed look at the Speccy’s history, developers, games and fans. This is a not-for-profit film. Please consider pre-ordering, because the more pre-orders we get, the more we can actually spend on pre- and post-production. The Steve Turner Interview IT WAS A cold, bleak December morning as I queued on a dual carriageway…

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Matt Gray Interview

Matt Gray Interview

Matt Gray Interview by Peter Ward Reformation Project Page click here An Introduction In 1986 when I first set out to write music on the Commodore 64, I was mindful of the impressive catalogues from legends like Rob Hubbard and Martin Galway. The SID chip was a fully working synth capable of sounds that even now are impossible on other synths. However, it only had 3 monophonic channels and Rob and Martin pushed it to its limits. They set the bar high. At the time I wasn’t sure if I’d…

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