Oldschool Gaming - reviewing new games on classic computers

Independendent games are either free or low cost alternatives to mainstream gaming and Oldschool Gaming likes that - although we only have an interest in titles that share a philosophy with the 8- and 16-bit games we look at.

Indie Reviews
Connection Road

Help spanner-wielding Meg solve puzzles in her quest to grab lots of diamonds.

 Jason added 26/09/2010  score 8 
Eden's Aegis

Two anime witches up against the oppressors... there might be some bullets around too!

 Jason added 13/06/2010  score 8 

A journey through the history of shoot 'em ups told... by a shoot 'em up?

 Jason added 13/06/2010  score 10 

A pretty spot of horizontal blasting with overtones of Gradius and Darius!

 Jason added 15/08/2010  score 8 

Probably the shortest game we've ever seen, but Ifrit is all about the loops...

 Jason added 15/08/2010  score 7 

Time-based vertical shooting action - under the sea!

 Jason added 13/06/2010  score 8 
Pulse Blade

Take a modern blaster and add some early NES graphics... voila, Pulse Blade!

 Jason added 13/06/2010  score 7 
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Indie Retro News

Does exactly what it says on the tin, posting lots of news about indie games.

Retro Remakes

A large community dedicated to remaking classic 8-bit and 16-bit games.

Freeware Database

A very solid collection of indie games, searchable by genre and title.

Indie Database

ModDb's database of indie games, including in-development projects and news.


A large community of independent game players and creators.

Bagfull of Wrong

Virtual home of Rob Fearon, the creator of violent games with pretty colours... and squid.

Charlie's Games

Charlie Knight, developer of Bullet Candy and Irukandji.

Ovine By Design

Developers behind a plethora of retro-style gaming titles and remakes.

Tatsuya Koyama

Creator of the truly astounding labour of love Genetos. 'Nuff said.

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