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Syder Arcade
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Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
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Aug 25, 2012 @ 1:57am
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Description
Release date: 9 April 2012
Killing zombies never gets old, but some times you just need a break.

Get back to some serious Old-School gaming with Syder Arcade!
A love letter to Amiga the games of the 90', no coins, no upgrade grinding, just your tenacity and a motherload of alien invaders.

Syder Arcade is a free scrolling, multi directional shoot 'em up, an uncompromised old-school experience, furious, challenging, straightforward. This game will bring you back in time, when bulky starships were cool and games were about player skill and swearing madly at your computer.

Relevant Features
  • Shooting
  • Dying
  • 6 campaign levels
  • 1 survival mode level
  • 2 opposite directions
  • 3 player starships
  • 4 difficulty levels
  • At least 3 huge capital ships and 1 giant bug-ship
  • Skill-based badges to improve your high scores
  • Online leaderboards
  • 20 different retro graphic flavours. C64, ZX Spectrum, Amiga HAM and many others
  • 5 Tons of nostalgia and 16 of Old-School
  • Amiga-style soundtrack
  • Zombie free
PRESS:

PixelProspector
Syder Arcade is a faithful tribute to shmups in general and to the classic Defender in particular. It feels like a lost classic with its challenging oldschool gameplay that impresses with fantastic 2.5D graphics and tight controls. Highly recommended for any shmup nut!

Greenlitgaming.com
Honestly, who isn’t a fan of some awesome side scrolling space shooter action? I can’t see a reason why it hasn’t been greenlit already!

RGCD.co.uk
A chrome-plated supercharged gunship of a shmup, and I can see Syder Arcade remaining on my hard drive indefinitely.

Bitmaiden.com
You might be thinking something like ‘Why would I play a game like this?’ Let us answer your question with another question: ‘why the hell not?’

Armlessoctopus.com
The brutal difficulty of Syder Arcade may put many folks off from it, but those who are familiar with the genre should be no stranger to adversity. The lush visuals, distinct feel to each ship, and variety of missions bring a lot to the table, and make this a solid addition to any gamer’s diet.

Darkzero.co.uk
A staple in the gaming libraries of longtime and recent gamers alike. Syder Arcade is visually incredible and the music and sound effects only add to the atmosphere that it generates.

Multiplayer.it
Studio Evil is able to bring back feelings we thougt possible only through emulators.
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Javro | YouTuber Jan 20 @ 3:50pm 
Congratulations! :D
N1 Jan 5 @ 7:47pm 
not bad
Syndrom Jan 4 @ 7:05pm 
where can i download the game or get a key for this game?
AstronyX Dec 29, 2013 @ 12:23pm 
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DIT  [author] Nov 3, 2013 @ 1:55am 
Look in the official community hub for key info.
The short answer is, we are waiting for GamersGate ...
Zomby Nov 2, 2013 @ 6:44pm 
Will those who bought the IndieFort Countdown Bundle get a Steam key? I checked on GamersGate and there's nothing yet.
robert.blane Nov 2, 2013 @ 3:40am 
Many thanks for bringing us Syder Arcade Version 1.51
This is a very different beast from the older version of 1.3, not only is this new version far more polished than ever before, the first level is vastly upgraded too! Numerous tweaks here and there add depth and just more "wow" factor to what simply is the very best shooter for the pc.
Thank you for the rebirth of the Amiga in the form of Syder Arcade. I am very honoured to have your product sitting on my hard drive and forever there it will stay. Please bring us more news on Shellcode and more of Reyes if you please?
Timo Nov 1, 2013 @ 5:28am 
sieht gut aus
whiterabbit-uk Oct 24, 2013 @ 9:37pm 
Do those purchasing the game via IGS get a Steam key?
robert.blane Oct 24, 2013 @ 3:40am 
With only just a few hours before the impending launch of Syder. I take this opportunity to wish Studio Evil the very best of luck in the continued exploits of Syder on Steam.
And that Syder Arcade seriously get the attention it quite rightly deserves and with the rewards reaped from the unmitigated success story of Syder, Studio Evil can bring us future titles, every bit as special as Syder.
Good Luck Guys and thanks for making our dreams come true. Syder has been greenlit and will be released. It has been a pleasure watching your progress and it will be a pleasure playing Syder on Steam.
Very best regards, Robert Blane.