A roll of the DICE
Back in the forgotten, misty year of 1994, a game called Hardcore (developed by Digital Illusions, now better known as DICE) was previewed in game magazines for Mega Drive, Mega CD and Amiga. Then, thanks to the encroaching next generation of consoles, publisher Psygnosis canned the title when it was borderline completed. And now,...
About The Game
Ultracore is an authentic Run ‘n Gun 16-bit game, a true love letter to classic 2D action games with intricate level design, tons of secrets to discover and numerous mid- and end-bosses.
Originally developed in the 90’s by the legendary game studio Digital Illusions! Back then, it went by the working title of Hardcore and was sadly cancelled last minute.
- Frantic Blast Processing Gameplay
- five large stages with challenging boss fights
- collect new weapons and upgrade them
- Modern Twin Stick Controls
- Optional New Synthwave Soundtrack
After 25 long years, the original game data barely being recovered from an old hard drive and passionately ported to run on modern hardware, we are proud to present you with a true preservation effort of our common video game heritage.
Not only is it an exquisite pixel art orgy for both mind and soul, but an action-packed experience that takes classic Run ‘n Gun 16-bit gaming to the next level… and beyond. This is ULTRACORE!