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.

If you like Syder Arcade please support our project on Steam Greenlight.
Find out more about Studio Evil on: www.studioevil.com - Facebook - Twitter

Relevant Features

  • Shooting
  • Dying
  • 6 campaing 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 badges to improve your high scores
  • Online leaderboards
  • 20 different retro graphic flavours. C64, ZX Spectrum, Amiga HAM and many others (PC/MAC only)
  • 5 Tons of nostalgia and 16 of Old-School
  • Amiga-style soundtrack
  • Zombie free

System Requirements:

Windows:
Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista, Windows 7
1.8 GHz Dual Core ora Faster Processor
2GB Available System Memory
1GB Available Disk Space
256 MB DirectX 9 Video Cart, Supporting Shader Model 3

MAC:
OSX 10.6 or better
Core duo or better
Ram: 2GB
HD: 1Gb free space

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The time has come to launch Syder Arcade HD on mobile platforms!
Studio Evil and Alisade Warp Industries will be happy to teleport the game directly into your iOS and Android devices starting January 28, for a small fee of 0.99$ or equivalent credits in your galactic region.

Our retro-inspired shmup is a simple game, just shoot aliens and be awesome in space with bullets made of neon. But remember to avoid glowing stuff that is not coming from your ship.

Syder Arcade has no grind, no player exploiting multi-layered upgrade systems, no IAPs. Just 6 levels of fast paced challenge, featuring beautiful visuals and retro-electronic soundtack.

We are really excitet about this release, it's our first official mobile game ... but most of all now that the mobile version is ready we can finally get some rest.

Who am I kidding.

We've got new content on the way and an OUYA version to build :D

IndieGameStand and a brand new Android Version!

IndieGameStand and a brand new Android Version!

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Pay what you want for Syder Arcade on indiegamestand! DRM free + Desura, Android version preview, our 7DFPS prtotype Splat Arena, the game OST, and you...

Syder Arcade 1.3 Officially Released and future content

Syder Arcade 1.3 Officially Released and future content

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We are happy to announce the release of Syder Arcade v1.3 on Desura and other digital stores. We are also working on new content for the game, and would...

Syder Arcade: Update v1.3 + OST incoming, also Greenlight!

Syder Arcade: Update v1.3 + OST incoming, also Greenlight!

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We have many updates for you! The first and most important is the upcoming release of Syder Arcade v1.3, the biggest and most awesome update to Syder...

Update 1.025, reviews and a sale!

Update 1.025, reviews and a sale!

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Two months after Syder Arcade release, we are ready to announce a new patch and a sale to celebrate Studio Evil first birthday!

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Azrael360
Azrael360

This is just a simple question: Wasn't the game going to have an extra ship when it reached 1300 sales back in November on IndieGameStand?

I bought the game from there, and doesn't seem to have a different installer or extra file in the files download section, there and here.

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DIT Creator
DIT

Yes. And It's coming. We have still to release the update.
I'm sorry about that, this delay really sucks.
These last months were kind of a mess here at the studio, we are a 4 people team and got a little bit overwhelmed by a chain of events.

But, we will fix this ... soon-ish.

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Azrael360
Azrael360

Excellent! Thanks for the reply (^_^)

Good luck for the team! (:D)

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smurfinaus
smurfinaus

Missed out on the game on IGS :/. Wondering about the OST. Is soundtrack in mp3 320 or flac?

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DIT Creator
DIT

There will be other chances to get SA bundled :)
Anyway, the OST is mp3 320 quality.

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Reikooters
Reikooters

Hi, I quite like the game. Graphics were a lot better than what I expected; the starry backgrounds are really beautiful. I quite liked a few of the songs as well.

Two suggestions:

1. When pressing a button during the tallying of your score at the end, make it skip to showing your final score, rather than going straight to game over. I don't feel like waiting for it to count everything every time, and when I press enter to skip it I need to submit my score online and see where it put me to see what my actual final score was. Also, when submitting my score, maybe remember what I entered my name as from last time, so I don't need to enter it again every time.

2. After failing a mission, give a menu with options like to retry or change ship or something like that. I spent a while playing the survival mode, but I really wished that there was a retry button when I died to go straight back into the action, rather than every time having to go to the main menu, then choosing survival mode again, choosing a ship again, then the intro thing, then showing the controls to me again, etc...

Oh and a bug fix:
After choosing your ship, if you keep pressing X again it keeps making the sound that it makes when you choose a ship. Only need to play the sound once.

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DIT Creator
DIT

100% Agreed, we have to improve those things.

Thanks for your feedback. Much appreciated!!!

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Player_Review
Player_Review

Pay what you want next 34 hours Indiegamestand.com for windows, mac and android. $1 or more nets you a key for desura! Make sure to greenlight!

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DIT Creator
DIT

And if we reach 1300 sales we will release a brand new player ship in a future update. For everyone.

250 copies to go and 32 hours left right now :)

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Player_Review
Player_Review

I'm pretty sure Amiga's graphics weren't that much better than my commodore 64's ... but, they were much better. Great game - glad i bought it!

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DIT Creator
DIT

We cheated a little bit, C64 filter is the barebone palette of the first games, while the amiga filter is Amiga HAM :D

Glad you like Syder Arcade :)

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