8-Bit Commando is a run and gun platformer with fast-paced action, a rocking soundtrack, local multiplayer and explosions.
User reviews:
Mixed (38 reviews) - 68% of the 38 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jul 27, 2011

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January 22

Extra achievements

Greetings Commandos, we've got another update coming your way!

Easier way to switch between weapons, especially when playing in coop mode

Two extra achievements are bound to put achievement hunters to test

Improved gameplay guide documenting all aspects of the game:

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Thank you for taking a look and much love!

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January 3

Hard mode

Greetings, Commandos! Are you ready for the ultimate retro gaming experience? We're talking classic run-and-gun action without tutorials, health-bars and no hand holding.

Think you can handle the one-hit deaths and brutal timer counting down the seconds before nuclear disaster...

Hard mode unlocks once you complete the game and gives you exclusive access to a new set of leaderboards.

Kick off the new year like it's 1987! Simply turn up the in-game video filters and you'll feel as if you are playing on an authentic CRT television.

Happy new year from 2DEngine!

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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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