Factsheet

Developer:
2DEngine
Based in New York

Release date:
10 July, 2011

Platforms:
PC/Steam

Website:
2dengine.com/commando

Regular Price:

USD$2.99

Description

8-Bit Commando is a run and gun platformer with fast-paced action, a rocking soundtrack (from the chiptune artist Ozzed), local multiplayer and explosions. The graphics will take you back to the classic age of gaming and the gameplay is bound to challenge even the most seasoned vets.

History

Demo versions of 8-Bit Commando have been around since 2010. It wasn't until 2014 that the game made it onto Steam (after remaining on Greenlight for two years). In March of 2016, 8-Bit Commando was completely redesigned in the "Revamped" update. An additional mission was released as a Steam update in July, 2017.

Features

  • 7 levels of intense action
  • Local coop and versus mode
  • Beautiful retro graphics
  • Online hiscore
  • Rocking chiptunes soundtrack

Videos

Trailer YouTube


Images

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Selected Articles

  • "Excellent animation and serious attention to detail really bring it life"
    - Meteo Xavier, Game Cola
  • "All the levels are distinctively individual and look fantastic"
    - Steve Blanch, Bytten

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Steam News
Official patch notes from steamcommunity.com.

Gameplay Guide
Official gameplay guide from steamcommunity.com.


About 2DEngine

Boilerplate
2DEngine is a small team made up by two brothers, developing independent games since 2007.

More information
More information on 2DEngine, our logo & relevant media are available here.


8-Bit Commando Credits

Phil
Programming

Ivan
Design

Ozzed
Music

Erin Catto
Physics

Hamsteralliance, John Sierra, Roland Yonaba, Sebastiaan Barneveld
Playtesting

Cody 'CodeMan38' Boisclair, Paul Hardy, Ray Larabie, Roman Czyborra, URW++ Design and Development
Typography

David Ou, Keith W. Blackwell, TheyCallMeCaudex, Tobiasz 'unfa' Karon, Tomas Pettersson, Yuval Reuven
Sound Effects

Andrey Victor, Anton Semakin, Boris Korshunov, Condor, Creepermaster, Demetrios, Dollppin, Jeremiasz P., Johannes Spohr, Kevin Lovetere, KingBork, KWAK, MadByte, Mateusz Antkowicz, Mihail Kasatkin, Rafa P.H., Riccardo Bianconi, Roland Yonaba, Sevomir H.Z., Seweryn Balog, Threef, TrapGod, Vasiliy Ganin, VesLo, Victor Fisker, XzibitusaK
Localization

Andre Carregal, Bart van Strien, Ben Jos Walbeehm, Benjamin Hollis, Diego Nehab, Fabio Mascarenhas, Gerald Franz, Ken Silverman, Kyle Smith, Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo, Marcela Ozorio Suarez, Paul Merrell, Roberto Ierusalimschy, Robin Wellner, Tomas Guisasola, Waldemar Celes, Xiph.org Foundation
Special Thanks

Contact

Inquiries
support@2dengine.com


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