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.
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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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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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maxdamage
maxdamage

Played the demo and liked it.Here is a link to a forum page I made advertising it:
Unrealplayground.com

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DIT Creator
DIT

Woah! Thanks a ton! Really appreciated.

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maxdamage
maxdamage

No problem. :)

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xoagray
xoagray

Been playing with the demo, great fun. Will probably buy if I see a linux version or keep Windows on this PC. :)

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DIT Creator
DIT

Glad you like our game! :D
The linux verison is coming some time near the end on the year, we are waiting to get our hands on a stable unity 4 :)

I know it's not the best option, but the game should play *decent* on wine.

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xoagray
xoagray

One thing I've noticed in Wine is that it fails to see my controller. (Xbox 360 wired that works fine with all my other games in Ubuntu.) Makes it hard to play.

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DIT Creator
DIT

Yeah, wine it's really not the most awesome solution I'm afraid.

Thank you for letting me know about this issue. I'll keep an eye on all this kind of stuff for the official linux release. Hopefully controller upport in Unity4-Linux will be done properly :D

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xoagray
xoagray

I actually went ahead and got the Windows version after playing the demo for 2 days. I'll definitely keep my eyes open for that Linux version though, thanks for being willing to make one.! :)

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DIT Creator
DIT

Thanks for supporting our team! :D

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