When a global war nearly decimated humankind, an evil military organization called Oniken takes advantage of the situation to dominate and oppress the few remaining survivors. Even though any resistance to this organization seemed hopeless, a small rebel movement organizes strikes against Oniken.
วันที่วางจำหน่าย: 5 ก.พ. 2014
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“It feels like it fell out of the late eighties, except the controls were tightened up during the voyage.”
7/10 – Destructoid

“Oniken is an hard platform game with a retrò feeling inspired by the NES classics. It is a good game which all the retrogamers should try.”
80/100 – http://multiplayer.it/recensioni/105550-oniken-una-lama-a-8-bit.html

“Tough as nails, Oniken brings gamers back to the good old days of platforming, the 8-Bit era. It's not just looks, but the gameplay and overall feel of the game will no doubt fill older gamers with nostalgia.”
5/5 – BitLoaders

ข้อมูลเกม

When a global war nearly decimated humankind, an evil military organization called Oniken takes advantage of the situation to dominate and oppress the few remaining survivors. Even though any resistance to this organization seemed hopeless, a small rebel movement organizes strikes against Oniken. One day, a ninja mercenary named Zaku offers his services to the resistance for unknown reasons. His moves are lethal and now he is the resistance's only hope.

Oniken is an action platform game highly inspired by the 1980's, its games and its movies. You can see this not only in the graphics and sound design, but also in Oniken's story and difficulty.

Don't Worry, You Will Die A Lot Of Times.

Every copy of Oniken comes with digital versions of the game manual and the original soundtrack.

Features


  • Graphics, sounds and difficulty from the 8-bit era
  • Cinematic cutscenes
  • Over 18 boss fights
  • Six missions, three stages each
  • An extra mission after you beat the game
  • Boss rush mode
  • Not difficult enough? Try the new HARDCORE MODE
  • Global Leaderboards
  • Full pixelated violence

Note for Mac/Linux

Mac and Linux version are Wine wrappers. They're not a port but in every machine we could test the game it ran perfectly and without any problem. However if you have a problem with these versions please e-mail us!

We can't get gamepad controls working in the wrappers, but you can use key mapping softwares (like joy2key).

ความต้องการระบบ (PC)

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 1.0 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 32MB VRAM Integrated Graphics Card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Hard Drive: 100 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Dual Core Processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 64MB VRAM Dedicated Graphics Card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 100 MB available space

ความต้องการระบบ (Mac)

    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
    • Processor: Intel Core Duo
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 32MB VRAM Integrated Graphics Card
    • Hard Drive: 250 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: OS X 10.9 Mavericks
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 64MB VRAM Dedicated Graphics Card
    • Hard Drive: 400 MB available space

ความต้องการของระบบ (Linux)

    Minimum:
    • OS: Any Recent Linux OS
    • Processor: 2GHz Dual Core Processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 32MB VRAM Integrated Graphics Card
    • Hard Drive: 600 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 13.10
    • Processor: 3GHz Dual Core Processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 64MB VRAM Dedicated Graphics Card
    • Hard Drive: 700 MB available space
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25 จาก 27 คน (93%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
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111 บทวิจารณ์
2.4 ชั่วโมงในบันทึก
This game is absolutely awesome. Oniken is a 2D run and sword action game. The controls are simple, attack, jump, duck, berserk and up + attack to throw a grenade. It is all so nice. The attack distance is good and can be boosted with power ups you find. You can hang from things. This game really goes the extra mile to make you think you're playing something for the original Nintendo, while most other games going for the nostalgia feel don't have actual 8 bit graphics and music. I feel such a buzz playing this game unlike other 'retro-ish' games that miss the mark with modernized graphics and sound.

The cut scenes are nice to look at, but the real fun of the game is the game play and the enemy variety. You'll see a lot of enemies and tackle them in different ways. For modern gamers the game might be seen as difficult due to the fact if you die, you restart the section of the level. Die at a boss, restart that entire section. You'll get better! Lose all of your lives and you'll have to restart the level. Each level mainly consists of 3 sections, each with a mini boss of some sort. Since the save file allows you to just jump to a level, if I die on the first section of a level, I just go back to the menu and warp to the level I was on. Kinda makes lives on the first section of each level pointless. You have a hefty health bar like Mega Man, so the game is pretty forgiving. Pits are of course instant death.

The level variety is a mixed bag. Some levels are just bluntly walk to the right, others make you scale to the top and still others put you in a jet ski with a scrolling screen. There are a few sections that feel open where you're free to make your own path, which feels good. Some levels are needlessly difficult with a lot of action happening, but if your a veteran of old Nintendo games, you should be used to it. If not, then make an angry video about it.

There isn't that much replayability for the game, there are a few hidden items, one per level, and there are achievements for beating a level without dying. The game saves your high score for each level, but really, once you've beaten the game, there's no reason to come back to it.

Again, this is an awesome game well worth $10, it is so awesome that I'd buy any other game this studio comes out with. They hit the nail on the head. If you aren't into old school Nintendo games, avoid it.
โพสต์: 29 พฤษภาคม 2014
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5 จาก 7 คน (71%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
259 ผลิตภัณฑ์ในบัญชี
19 บทวิจารณ์
2.4 ชั่วโมงในบันทึก
A very well designed action platformer based on Nes Ninja Gaiden with Kenshiro as the protaganist. I'll probably say more once I beat it, but those two should be strong enough selling points for now.
โพสต์: 6 มิถุนายน 2014
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2 จาก 2 คน (100%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
288 ผลิตภัณฑ์ในบัญชี
13 บทวิจารณ์
5.7 ชั่วโมงในบันทึก
A lot of side-scrollers, platformers, retro-looking games claim to be "old-school" and play like the good 'ol games from the NES era. - They all lie.
Games like Blood of The Werewolf, Super Meatboy etc etc...they are all good games but they don't feel nor play like NES games.
Just because you have a 2D side-scroller that is super hard doesn't mean that it's "old-school".

But here comes Oniken. I was sure that it's another one of those pixelated games that is super hard, claims to be "old-school" but doesn't feel or play like an NES classic and once again poor old Mets would be dissapointed.
I still gave it a shot and WOW! Just WOW!
Oniken feels just like it came out from the 80's!

The combat is smooth - Your main weapon is a sword (that looks like a katana) and you can throw grenades as a secondary weapon. Grenades are pick-ups tho and you can run out of them. You can also find secret 1-UPs and some sword power-ups if you get lucky.

After each level you get rewarded with a cutscene that looks like from Ninja Gaiden...which is nice. Don't be afraid tho, the game is not as hard as Ninja Gaiden. It's challenging, sure, but it's not hard.
I managed to finish the entire game in 5h...it's possible to speedrun through the game in 15-30 minutes tho.
There are 6 stages and each stage takes you about 2-5 minutes...that is if you know what to expect and you're familiar with the level layout. The first playthrough will take some time. I especially hate level 4 which took me the longest amount of time to beat.

If you're looking for a throwback then this is it. Look no further! Buy Oniken!
โพสต์: 19 มิถุนายน 2014
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2 จาก 2 คน (100%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
383 ผลิตภัณฑ์ในบัญชี
8 บทวิจารณ์
0.7 ชั่วโมงในบันทึก
Get out your tape deck. Grab your fresh Dokken and Ratt cassettes and lets do dis.
โพสต์: 26 มิถุนายน 2014
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32 บทวิจารณ์
0.8 ชั่วโมงในบันทึก
The game is great. It's just... I really suck at it. Would buy and embarrass myself again. 9/10
โพสต์: 29 มิถุนายน 2014
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100 จาก 111 คน (90%) เห็นว่าบทวิจารณ์นี้มีประโยชน์
866 ผลิตภัณฑ์ในบัญชี
6 บทวิจารณ์
1.8 ชั่วโมงในบันทึก
The review blurbs don't lie: This game absolutely feels like it came right out of the late 80's NES but with fine tuned controls. Everything about it screams classic from the NES style color palette that neatly separates foreground from background and makes sure enemies stand out clearly to the hard as balls platforming and combat, to the sparse checkpoints and lives and unforgiving boss battles that can crush you in an instant if you don't learn their patterns.

Gameplay feels like a mix of Strider and Shatterhand with swords and grenades as your primary weapons. A power-up item lets you cast a crescent shaped beam half the length of the screen with your primary attack but fails after you've been hit twice, requiring you to not only master the new attack range to keep enemies at bay but also hone your platforming and dodging skills to maintain your elevated attack power for harder enemies later in the stage.

The Terminator meets Vexille meets any kind of robo apocalypse storyline is pure '80's cheese and it's glorious, especially when a dude called Rico calls you on what looks like an '80's portable TV while you're riding a bright green rocket powered jetski. There's even a villain that feels like a pure throwback to the infamous Cats from Zero Wing.

Despite all the homage to action games of the late '80's, Oniken manages to be its own beast. It doesn't feel especially unique but it doesn't have to as it's a masterfully crafted experience that's equal parts nostalgia trip and exciting. Even with the harsh difficulty I find myself wanting to see what the next screen will be, what the next villain will be, what's the next enemy the game will throw at me and what will it do.

The audio feels ripped right from the era too, a masterfully crafted score of synthetic sounding music that perfectly fits the tone and transports you back to a childhood full of bleeps and bloops and incredible ear-pleasure that you're sure your audio chip is having an ♥♥♥♥♥♥ to produce.

Controls are tight, responsive and the ability to use the dpad or analogue stick makes everything a bit easier (or more authentic depending on how you look at it). Restricting controls to two buttons (attack and jump, with grenade being up+attack) feels like an unnecessary nod to the NES but it's not restricting or annoying. Neither is the game in general - when you die it's almost always your own fault, you own mistake or lack of attention that causes you to fail. That said, enemies are fast and unpredictable (at least the first time you meet them) and you'll get caught off guard by a rushing machine or chucked grenade more than once.

So do I recommend the game? Absolutely. No other game even comes close to the level of authenticity that Oniken achieves and it's obviously a labour of love from the developers who are very talented. The game isn't perfect though, for all the praise I have to give it the flashing backgrounds in some cutscenes are an epileptics worst nightmare that can't be disabled (except by skipping the whole cutscene).

Score: 9/10 robots stabbed in the faceplate.
โพสต์: 5 กุมภาพันธ์ 2014
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รางวัล

  • “GMB – Best Brazilian Indie Game of the Year.” São Paulo, 21 October, 2012
  • “UOL Jogos – Best Brazilian Game of the Year.” São Paulo, 19 December, 2012
  • “8 Bit Horse Award – Best Old-School Throwback of 2012″ 27 January, 2013
  • “8 Bit Horse Award – Best Action Game of 2012″ 27 January, 2013
  • “8 Bit Horse Award – Best 2D Game of 2012″ 27 January, 2013
  • “Fodinha de Ouro – Best Game of 2012 Made in Brazil” 25 February, 2013