8-Bit Commando is a run and gun platformer with fast-paced action, a rocking soundtrack, local multiplayer and explosions.
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Mixed (121 reviews) - 42% of the 121 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jul 27, 2011

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November 4

Open game translations

Greetings Commandos,
I'm happy to announce that we're starting an open source initiative in hopes of bringing the game to more languages. Please visit the following to page and help us out:

Please make sure to either 1) login using your Steam account or 2) leave your name in the contributors row so we can include it in the credits!

Game can change over time and it's often difficult to keep the different translations up to date. This is a common problem for many devs so all of the source code behind this project is available publicly under the under the MIT License.

Thanks for your help and talk to you soon!

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August 12

Leaderboards, sale and upcoming game

Greetings Commandos,
Here are the updates we have coming your way:

Steam Leaderboards
The latest patch (2016.08.12) fixes several minor issues when browsing the online leaderboards. In addition, record times are now displayed with millisecond precision. Note that these are visual improvements so the actual scores have not changed.

August Sale
8-Bit Commando will be going on sale this month so make sure to add the game to your wishlist. If you'd like to the support us, check out the 2DEngine bundle package.

Upcoming Game
2dengine is always hard at work and we hope to roll out our next title Super Chains, by the end of this year. Show us some love by joining the play-testing group and leave some feedback.

Have a nice day!

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“Excellent animation and serious attention to detail really bring it life”
8/10 – Game Cola

“Despite the old-timey game design, there are still some more modern trappings present here”

“All the levels are distinctively individual and look fantastic”
82/100 – Bytten

About This Game

8-Bit Commando is a run and gun platformer with fast-paced action, a rocking soundtrack (from the chiptunes 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.

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

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP or later
    • Processor: 1 GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: At least one controller required for co-op play
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