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Centiplode – Can you beat the retro garden beasties?

Growing up in the 80s was fabulous. We had great music, great films, questionable clothes… but also great video games! Nowadays retrogaming has become very popular and has also fallen into the long list of Hipster millennial trends. Retro consoles are shooting up in price and becoming harder and harder to obtain. Large video game…

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Morse ChromoZone – A retro-futuristic pattern recognition game!

Do you remember the days when the internet and personal computer where a shiny new beacon of hope and unending possibility? When teleportation and flying cars were just a few years away? It’s this feeling and this era that have inspired Morse ChromoZONE. From the basic command prompt interface, the green monochrome status display, the…

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Holy Shiitake! Mushroom Mayhem brings retro gaming action to iOS

At RocketLife, we have fond memories of playing classic arcade games like Space Invaders and Galaga. So we set out to bring back that fun in a pocket-size format. As the game begins, Professor Frank Funguy is experimenting on mushrooms to make them bigger, bolder, and tastier. But something goes horribly wrong: The furious mushrooms…

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Balls n Bricks – Hard retro game

You have a turret that is constantly rotating, and your mission is to stop it at the right moment to shoot balls towards the bricks. After each round, bricks will move downwards and a new row will appear at the top. If a brick makes it to the bottom of the screen you lose. Sound…

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Brick Breaker Ultimatum – Retro, Fun & Fast

Brick Breaker Ultimatum is a fast-paced arcade brick smasher game for Android, iOS & FireTV.  With simple and easy “Touch and Drag” controls, your mission in Brick Breaker Ultimatum is to complete the many different stages you are faced with in this game. Sometimes you will be required to break all the bricks in a given…

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Sol705 A retro point and click graphic adventure on its final week on Kickstarter

Sol705 is a hilarious graphic adventure that brings back all the good stuff from the ’90s point-and-click classics with a – slightly – modern touch! Because nostalgia is not what it used to be! Join a group of eccentric friends looking to sneak out from duty and spend all their free time at their own…

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Retro Highway – Retro bike racing for iOS and Android

Recently we had the opportunity to play some “actual” retro games using a retro pi, some retro-themed controllers, and a stupid number of emulators. Although we have to admit the experience was far from authentic, it was definitely one of the key factors that inspired this quick article…🕹 Retro Highway (by Dumb Luck Games) may just…

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A retro shooting game with exactly 2 buttons – Dodge Blast

Dodge Blast (by Tobias Ornberg) is a game with a name that could just as well be a tutorial explaining how the game is played. Played using a grand total of 2 on-screen buttons – 3 including the pause button…

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Chicken Hero – An unique retro inspired Roguelike RPG!

Chicken Hero is an RPG-Roguelike crossover with a retro pixel art aesthetic. In Chicken Hero, you train your chicken and fight against monsters. There are numerous ways in which your chicken can evolve and…

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Frantic Retro Style Shooting – Thanks for Slayin

Thanks for Slayin (by The Two Princes) is a game we didn’t really understand at first. The graphics looked amazing, the main character was… well… interesting… and the controls looked simple enough. Boy, were we mistaken… According to the developer: “Thanks For Slayin is a Twin Stick Shooter. You play in a futuristic game show…

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Mystic Sun – A cute RPG with a retro feel

What if you could take that JRPG formula from the ’90s and adapt it to touchscreens. That’s what Mystic Sun is all about. The age of the guardian Erathya is about to end, the world is in chaos and evil creatures are building a tower – they want to reach the heavens.

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Coiny Block – A fun retro action clicker game, with a twist!

Coiny Block is an action clicker game with retro style graphics. You tap on a block at the center of your screen in order to collect coins, unlock new blocks, and avoid enemies at the same time as collecting power-ups. You are given 3 hearts per game and will lose a heart if you accidentally tap…

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FoxyLand – Retro Platformer

Platformer games are one of the oldest game genres, yet they are still very successful today. Just think, the first such games appeared in the distant eighties! If you argue that, “Back then the alternatives just weren’t good enough!”, then how can we explain the current popularity of platformer games? Well, platformers usually look pretty nice, without…

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Spacewolf – retro arcade space shooter

At first glance, Spacewolf looks like just another retro space shooter game, however, as you start playing the game you will slowly start to discover that there’s much more to this game than you might first think. Right at the beginning of Spacewolf, you are told that Earth is being attacked by aliens and that…

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Kitchen Panic – An awesome retro game reborn for Android!

Do you remember a game called Kitchen Panic? Released for the original PlayStation / Gameboy back in 1998, Kitchen Panic is a truly retro game. Today we would like to share with you our review of Kitchen Panic! Reborn for your Android Device! Kitchen Panic is a game about a small potato born in the state of Idaho America.…

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Retro Shooting – …If Minecraft went to War…

Have you ever battled it out in a Multiplayer Minecraft server? Unless you have heavily modified your game, chances are you fought with Swords, Bows, and TNT… …How unrealistic…! Retro Shooting is an extremely modern looking, (definitely “not” retro), space shooter game for your smartphone. Set in the skies above a blocky Minecraft-like world, your mission in…

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Magic Mansion – Turn your smartphone into a serious retro gaming machine!

Do you like serious retro games? Is retro-like, or sort of retro, not enough for you? If so, we’ve just found a game so retro, it will basically turn your super thin smartphone into a game watch! (…does everyone still remember what a game watch is…? 😅 ) Magic Mansion is a game that would look about…

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Total Party Kill – Get to the goal at any cost

If you’ve ever wondered why the heroes you see in movies and comic books always tend to try and save “everyone” at the expense of either “no one” or perhaps only themselves, that is probably because, in the real world, things don’t usually work out that nicely… Total Party Kill (by Adventure Islands) is an…

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Star Shoot VS – Space Invaders re-imagined

In a nutshell, Star Shoot VS (by flow Inc.) is basically the classic Space Invaders re-imagined for the mobile players of 2020. With simple yet highly strategic online PvP gameplay, a few different characters with pre-defined strengths and weaknesses for you to choose from, and plenty of skilled opponents for you to battle it out…

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Ultimate Gamer Quiz – Developer Spotlight with Mataki Tech

Here we are, back with yet another exciting Developer Spotlight! Today we are taking a moment to shine the spotlight on Ultimate Gamer Quiz by Mataki Tech. Before we start we would like to thank Matthew for collaborating with us and for taking the time to talk with us about Ultimate Gamer Quiz! 😃 Thanks…