Short, but definitely sweet
There's no denying that for many people, video games offer a means to escape the hum-drum of their daily lives and enter a world that promises plenty of excitement, as well as a stern challenge. For the young protagonist of 198X – known only as 'The Kid' – there's something more than that; video games are how he deals...
About The Game
Welcome to Suburbia, just outside the City, sometime in 198X.
This is 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 reality and game start to blur...
- 5 full-blown arcade stages in 5 different genres
- 9 expert pixel artists delivering larger-than-life old-school sprites
- 20+ music tracks from the likes of Yuzo Koshiro and Swedish hit-duo Sinephony
- 90+ minutes of intense gameplay and pixel-art storytelling