16-BIT Shock is retro video game developer founded by long-time game enthusiast and entrepreneur – Demos Antypas. Specializing in pixel art and FM-based chiptune in order to create the look and feel of classic arcade, console and computer games of the thrilling 16-bit era. Demos is currently working on an exciting 2D shooting game for PC & iOS. Updates of this project will be revealed on this blog shortly.

Latest Media

We're sorry, but no images, videos or audio files have been added to this gallery.

If you would like to share media with the community, sign up and you can.

Blog RSS Feed Report abuse Latest Blog: This Is For Retro Lovers

0 comments by 16bitshock on Jun 20th, 2014

Welcome to the official site of 16-BIT Shock. It’s great to have you here and hope you will find much of value in the coming weeks and months. There’s plenty in store for those with a penchant for some retro gaming goodness.

Expect a blog that will be updated regularly, primarily for game project updates as well as other related topics. Straight to the point, expect a wider scope of subject matter to be covered, beyond the boundaries of gaming.  It wouldn’t be out of place to talk about the intricacies of an electronic medium such as video games, without referencing electronic music. The two go together like hand in glove that it would be a missed opportunity to ignore the connection.

And there’s much that’s positively retro in music these days as much as it is in gaming. An auspicious occurrence which is one of the reasons 16-BIT Shock came to be. A love for explosive, colourful, pixelated worlds with an ear to synthesized melodies are the raison d’etre.
Capturing the purity, the nostalgia and perhaps even some of the pretentiousness of a bygone era and reflecting that into today’s digital spaces.

Stay Righteous, Stay Retro!

Groups
4TH Generation Gamers

4TH Generation Gamers

Hardware & Tech group with 305 members, open to all members

This is a group for everyone who lives 16 bit games, the 16 bit era is known for being the end of the side scroling era and the begining of 3d with games...

Anime Fans of modDB

Anime Fans of modDB

Fans & Clans group with 2,069 members, open to all members

This group has been formed to gather the people who enjoy Japanese anime and all of its facets, to salute the people from the land of the Rising Sun.

Desura

Desura

Official group with 10,083 members, open to all members

Desura is a community driven digital distribution service for gamers, putting the best games, mods and downloadable content from developers at gamers...

Indie Devs

Indie Devs

Hobbies & Interests group with 1,098 members, open to all members

A group dedicated to indie and standalone game development.

Post comment Comments  (0 - 10 of 15)
Kark-Jocke
Kark-Jocke Jun 23 2014, 7:24am says:

Welcome to my friends list: 16bitshock

+1 vote     reply to comment
16bitshock
16bitshock Jun 23 2014, 2:44pm replied:

Awesome. Nice to meet you:)

+1 vote     reply to comment
☣Kaernk☣
☣Kaernk☣ Jun 22 2014, 3:09pm says:

Why the friend request?

+1 vote     reply to comment
16bitshock
16bitshock Jun 22 2014, 3:36pm replied:

I just like to connect with people here on indie db that are into indie & retro games, anime & manga.

+1 vote     reply to comment
Kirbypwnage
Kirbypwnage Jun 22 2014, 8:59am says:

Hi! :P

+2 votes     reply to comment
16bitshock
16bitshock Jun 22 2014, 11:23am replied:

Hey, great to have you on board :)

+1 vote     reply to comment
Miscellaneous-P
Miscellaneous-P Jun 22 2014, 6:51am says:

I'm not usually on anymore but I saw the friend request in my email inbox and decided to swing in and accept. Thanks! :D

+2 votes     reply to comment
16bitshock
16bitshock Jun 22 2014, 8:31am replied:

Ok, that's great! Thanks for accepting the friend request.

+1 vote     reply to comment
R0x0R
R0x0R Jun 21 2014, 2:35pm says:

Hi there, thanks for the add :)

+2 votes     reply to comment
16bitshock
16bitshock Jun 22 2014, 8:28am replied:

Thanks for accepting!

+1 vote     reply to comment
Post a Comment
click to sign in

You are not logged in, your comment will be anonymous unless you join the community today (totally free - or sign in with your social account on the right) which we encourage all contributors to do.

2000 characters limit; HTML formatting and smileys are not supported - text only

Level
Avatar
Avatar
Offline Since
Jun 24, 2014
Country
South Africa South Africa
Gender
Male
Member Watch
Track this member
Accolades
Desura
Statistics
Activity Points
48
Rank
37,299 of 471,568
Watchers
0 members
Time Online
1 second
Comments
19
Site Visits
35
Profile Visitors
424 (1 today)
Contact
Homepage
16-bitshock.com
Private Message
Send Now
Email
Members Only
Twitter

Latest tweets from @16bitshock

@jindietiu The game is progressing nicely. Just working on some background music over the weekend ;)

Sep 21 2014, 2:56pm

RT @HootyHaHa: #FF Follow these Goonies they R Good Enough T.co @Varithrax @deanfreast @powell_russ @ehadsgossip @16BITS

Sep 19 2014, 3:37pm

@serious_runner It's still under development. It should be completed by end of 2014 but will likely get released early 2015 :)

Sep 19 2014, 12:32pm

@serious_runner Try this: T.co

Sep 19 2014, 12:30pm

@serious_runner That's part of the master plan;)

Sep 19 2014, 11:35am

RT @serious_runner: @16BITShock I love this, so oldskool!

Sep 19 2014, 11:35am

mawhrin-skel
mawhrin-skel friends since Jun 20, 2014
Kark-Jocke
Kark-Jocke friends since Jun 23, 2014
Admiral_Skeybar
Admiral_Skeybar friends since Jun 20, 2014
xxVODKAxx
xxVODKAxx friends since Jun 20, 2014
NightHood-Games
NightHood-Games friends since Jun 23, 2014
tulevik.EU
tulevik.EU friends since Jun 21, 2014
P∃ɑ¢∈ƘεεքΘɼ
P∃ɑ¢∈ƘεεքΘɼ friends since Jun 20, 2014
endosine
endosine friends since Jun 22, 2014
Bibiki
Bibiki friends since Jun 22, 2014
TheGoatee2012
TheGoatee2012 friends since Jun 20, 2014