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.

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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 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

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

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1 comment by DIT on Jan 24th, 2013

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

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vespers Sep 23 2012, 11:07pm says:

Amazing o-o ... Although I wish I could play these kind of games with some friends : (

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DIT Creator
DIT Sep 24 2012, 5:22am replied:

I cannot promise you that as 100% sure.
But we will do our best to add local co-op sooner or later.

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Plejadenwolf Jun 2 2012, 4:34pm says:

I really like your graphic direction, it all looks very detailed and smooth in my opinion. It would be absolutely mindblowing if you would create a real-time strategy game similar to Empire at War or Space Pirates and Zombies with exactly this great graphic style. I wish a great sucess with this game!

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DIT Creator
DIT Jun 3 2012, 4:11am replied:

Thanks! You will be happy to know that we are actually already working on it!
Have a look :

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Plejadenwolf Jun 3 2012, 6:07am replied:

So does Syder also support singleplayer and real-time strategy fleet movement? Don't get me wrong, I absolutely love your whole concept but a game with this graphic style and fleet movement, planet management and so on would defintely be a great one.

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DIT Creator
DIT Jun 3 2012, 3:49pm replied:

Well right now it's just a prototype, but I'm afraid it will be more on the action-rpg side.

Something like gta2 in space with some tactical rpg in it.

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Seiseki Jun 1 2012, 11:55pm says:

Awesome game, only tried the demo so far but I really like the feel and look of it.
There's only one issue, there needs to be a restart level choice when you die.
Too many menus to go through to get back into the action ;D
(perhaps for the best, or I'd still be playing)

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DIT Creator
DIT Jun 2 2012, 6:09am replied:

Glad you like the demo, and thanks for your feedback!

I agree with you, there are a couple of things to improve in those interfaces, especially in survival mode. We will try to fix it in one of the next updates! :D

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GoldenTricycle May 8 2012, 3:17pm says:

Yes, old school amiga fun. Looks great.

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daniel.sack Apr 16 2012, 12:08pm says:

Any plans for future soundtrack?

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CiroContinisio Apr 18 2012, 9:36am replied:

I was thinking the same the other day...

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[seya] Creator
[seya] Apr 16 2012, 3:11pm replied:

We will probably release the sountrack in the future, but we don't have any actual plans right now. Glad to see your interest!

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