198X

Hi-Bit Studios - Sunday, June 30, 2019

About

"198X is not just a beat ’em up, a shoot ’em up, a racing game, a ninja game and an RPG. This is a love letter to the golden age of arcade games – yet with a scope that was never possible in the actual 1980s. It’s a story about finding yourself – and your self-confidence – in the world of video games. A coming-of-age story told through multiple game genres, worlds and characters. Feel the sensation of fighting, shooting, driving, jumping and role-playing – combined with emotional, cinematic storytelling. And what happens when the line between reality and game starts to blur…?"

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"The game is set in Suburbia, just outside the City, sometime in 198X. It follows the journey of Kid, a teenager stuck between the limitations of innocent youth and the obligations of inevitable adulthood. The story unfolds when Kid discovers the local arcade – finding new worlds, and new meaning, in video games. For every visit to the arcade – every game uncovered, every move mastered, every demon defeated – Kid grows stronger. And the lines between game and reality starts to blur…"

Game Details

Release date: 6/30/2019
Genres: Indie Arcade 
Themes: Action 
Modes: Single player  

Platforms

Company

Developer: Hi-Bit Studios

Game Engine

Unity  

Keywords

  • side scroller
  • ninja
  • shoot 'em up
  • rpg
  • racing
  • beat em up
  • dungeon crawler
  • kickstarter
  • multigenre

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