Space Combat is a fun TIE FIGHTER-style space game
April 8, 2015 – 10:38 | No Comment
Space Combat is a fun TIE FIGHTER-style space game

Hobbyist programmers have been producing their own games since the very first computers appeared, but the professional products are now so hugely impressive that it’s almost impossible for a single developer to compete.
Still, if you …

X-Bomber is a fast, fun 2D space shooter
March 23, 2015 – 05:27 | No Comment
X-Bomber is a fast, fun 2D space shooter

Vertical-scrolling 2D space shooters have been entertaining gamers for more than 30 years, so it’s no surprise that some people see them as very dated. But the genre has some a long way since the …

Play Maths Scrabble with Scrabble3D
January 15, 2015 – 11:11 | Comments Off
Play Maths Scrabble with Scrabble3D

Scrabble is a classic word game, every bit as engrossing today as when it first appeared back in 1938.
That’s our view, anyway. But if you’re tired of the regular game, would like to mix it …

Open General and OpenPanzer are classic turn-based strategy games
October 15, 2014 – 11:23 | Comments Off
Open General and OpenPanzer are classic turn-based strategy games

If you’re a fan of turn-based strategy games – or just very old – you might remember Panzer General 2, the 1997 classic which tested your tactics across a range of brutal World War II …

OpenClonk 5.0 adds Worlds League, new scenarios, music, more
October 6, 2014 – 09:39 | Comments Off
OpenClonk 5.0 adds Worlds League, new scenarios, music, more

OpenClock.org has announced the release of OpenClonk 5, a major new version of its open source Worms/ Settlers/ Minecraft/ Terraria- like action game.
The new release adds two missions targeted at new players, two more “which …

Patients beware: Surgeon Simulator out now on Android
August 14, 2014 – 13:39 | Comments Off
Patients beware: Surgeon Simulator out now on Android

Wannabe medical students everywhere, it’s time to rejoice: popular PC game Surgeon Simulator is finally out on Android.
As usual, you get to save the lives of your grateful patients on a daily basis. Or butcher …

Tour de Yorkshire brings the Tour de France spirit to your iPhone/ iPad
July 5, 2014 – 10:02 | Comments Off
Tour de Yorkshire brings the Tour de France spirit to your iPhone/ iPad

The Tour de France 2014 has just kicked off in Yorkshire, England, where 198 top riders will spend the next two days battling through 120 miles of beautiful countryside.
If you’re a cycling fan then you …

Stella 4.0 makes it easy and fun to emulate classic Atari 2600 VCS games
July 2, 2014 – 09:23 | Comments Off
Stella 4.0 makes it easy and fun to emulate classic Atari 2600 VCS games

When it comes to tapping into our fondness for old computing and gaming platforms, Stella has always been at the forefront. This cross-platform Atari 2600 VCS emulator first saw the public light of day back …

Trikanoid 1.2 for Windows out, adds support for mouse control
February 13, 2013 – 09:35 | Comments Off
Trikanoid 1.2 for Windows out, adds support for mouse control

It’s not even a month since we wrote about Trikanoid, a fun remake of 80′s arcade classic Arkanoid. But developers Triumph Remakers have been busy, and version 1.2 for Windows has just been released (the …

Trikanoid: the classic 80′s game “Arkanoid” is back
January 18, 2013 – 05:46 | 2 Comments
Trikanoid: the classic 80′s game “Arkanoid” is back

Arkanoid was an 80′s arcade classic, a great test of hand-eye coordination as you tried to clear a breakout-style pattern of blocks from the screen.
But if you missed the game the first time, that’s not …

Zombie Shooter: blast the undead into a bloody mess with this free arcade-style game
December 10, 2012 – 09:07 | Comments Off
Zombie Shooter: blast the undead into a bloody mess with this free arcade-style game

The Walking Dead is now on its mid-season break, but if you’re missing the show already then you could turn to Zombie Shooter, a free game which provides all the opportunities for walker-slaughtering you’re ever …