GHOSTWARE is a retro-fps combining the lore-heavy plot and exploration of adventure games with the fast action of '90s shooters. You and other ghosts have been trapped inside an Arena FPS created by a Wizard's unwillingness to overcome his nostalgia. Escape the past, shoot your way out.
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Very Positive (52) - 88% of the 52 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Apr 12, 2023

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“GHOSTWARE is developed by a handul of people in their spare time. It is planned to be released episodically while improving and evolving the core game through player feedback.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“From six to eighteen months.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The full release of GHOSTWARE will include more enemies, bossfights and episodes, and various other gameplay elements that have not been inlcuded in the first episode yet. It will also include new maps and possibly gamemodes for the Arcade.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Episode 1 will feature

-chapters from 0 to 3
-the full base arsenal (and more...)
-classic arena gamemodes such as Deathmatch, King of the Hill, Capture the Flag
-8 enemy types
-12+ levels, most of them can be revisited to hunt for extra items

-custom matches against bots
-full customization of skill level/rules/time limit/etc.
-arcade-exclusive maps
-infinite replayability”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The full game will see a slight increase in price compared to the version available in early access.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We're listening to player feedback on various platforms (Discord, Twitter, etc.) in order to improve the game. This includes balance changes, bugfixes and maybe even added content.”
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About This Game

Imagine – what if necromancy and magic spells were no different than writing some lines of code? In GHOSTWARE you’ll play as Molly, brought back to life and trapped inside of an arena shooter along with five other souls. But there is something inherently wrong with the world created by the mysterious Wizard.

The world of GHOSTWARE is a mixture of hectic retro-fps action and slower pace of the adventure games. One minute you’ll be rocket-jumping through arenas, and next you’ll try to uncover the mystery behind this decaying simulation and its connections to the real world. Apart from the plot-heavy campaign mode you’ll get your chance to dive into the instant action of Arcade Mode and exclusive maps only for this mode.

You’ll start within familiar grounds: deathmatch or CTF, but soon you’ll be fighting for your life in a decaying world along some colorful characters and extremely lore-heavy plot. Strap yourselves in and dive into the madness of the Arena of the Dead.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

Blood, some gore, convoluted plot.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel i5 or higher
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1 GB of VRAM with OpenGL 3.3 (GeForce GTX 630 or higher)
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Integrated soundcard
    • Additional Notes: System requirements are subject to change.
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

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