8-Bit Invaders! is a fast-paced, retro Real-Time Strategy game for the PC. Control the military might of the Galactic Marine Corps or Invade with the devastating power of the Cranioids! Mine, Build, and Fight your way to victory! Conquering the Multiverse was never so easy.
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May 9

8-Bit Invaders Update #20 - 05/09/18

Welcome to all our new players and all our die-hard fans!

We've just released a patch to re-enable harvester crushing for the original 8-Bit Armies title, something many of you remember from our launch and have asked for. Harvester crushing now works in the following way...

  • Multiplayer Quickmatch / Ranked games preserve the no-crushing rule for Guardian and Renegades Harvesters
  • Skirmish and Custom Multiplayer Games now provide a checkbox option for turning harvester crushing on/off.
  • Single & Multiplayer Co-Op campaigns have Harvester Crushing Turned on by default.

Please let us know your thoughts!

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May 2

8-Bit Armies Birthday - Prizes, Tournaments, and More!

We’ve just hit the second anniversary of the 8-Bit Armies launch and it’s time to celebrate!

Beginning today we’re starting weekly contests with prize packages consisting of Steam gift cards and free games for players at the top of our leaderboards! Each week, the leaderboards will be reset at 5pm PST (00:00 UDT) giving everyone a fresh chance to make it into the top spots. We’ll also be drawing names randomly and giving away prizes just for participating in the weekly tournaments.

And if PvP isn’t your thing – we’ll have a some Co-Op events to participate in for those of you trying to finish up the Co-Op campaign and earn those last few stars. Specific times will be arranged to get online with other players (and us!) to finally beat those missions on hard mode and get those last few Steam Achievements.

A full calendar of events is below for the month of May. Tournaments begin immediately after the previous one ends and all winners are subject to Petroglyph review before prizes are awarded. All times are listed as PST. We will create posts and announcements specific to these events to explain further and announce winners. All winners are excluded from winning multiple prizes and cannot use more than one account in the tournament.

To participate, make sure you play a RANKED, QUICK-MATCH game. These are the only games accounted for in the tournament standings.

The calendar of events is...


May 2..................Now.......................Tournament Begins!
May 3..................5pm – 7pm............8-Bit Armies Co-Op Mission night.
May 6..................5pm.......................Week 1 Tournament Ends

May 10................5pm – 7pm............8-Bit Armies Co-Op Mission night.
May 13................5pm.......................Week 2 Tournament Ends

May 17................5pm – 7pm............8-Bit Armies Co-Op Mission night.
May 20................5pm.......................Week 3 Tournament Ends

May 24................5pm.......................Screenshot contest submission deadline -- Top 3
May 25................5pm.......................Map Creator Submission Deadline – Top 3 (updated!)
May 27................5pm.......................Week 4 Tournament Ends


Prizes are as follows for all categories and contests…

First Place - $25 Steam Gift Card, 8-Bit Series Bundle (all games, all DLC)
Second Place - $15 Steam Gift Card, 8-Bit Series Bundle (all games, all DLC)
Third Place – 8 Bit Series Bundle (all games, all DLC)

Random Prize Draws for Participation:

A free game from the Petroglyph Steam library of launched titles.

-8Bit
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About This Game

The Invasion Has Begun!

8-Bit Invaders! is a fast-paced, retro Real-Time Strategy game for the PC. Control the military might of the GALACTIC MARINE CORPS or invade with the devastating power of the alien CRANIOIDS! No matter which side you choose, everything in 8-Bit Invaders! is easy to understand for beginners and hardcore gamers alike. Collect resources, build your army, and then crush your opponent!

Conquering the Multiverse was never so easy.

A 24 mission single-player campaign comes with achievements and technology that grow your destructive power with every victory. Fight alone or find a buddy and take on the enemy together in 10 additional co-op missions. Or, test your skills against the AI in a variety of 2, 4, 6 or 8-player maps in skirmish battles.

8-Bit Invaders! includes all of this, and more…

  • 24 offline campaign missions.
  • New 'Conquer The Multiverse' real-time strategic metagame scenarios providing for opportunities to invade new worlds
  • Classic Base-Building mechanics let you construct the ultimate HQ from which to launch attacks against your foes.
  • Easy to understand advanced military and alien units and structures lets RTS beginners jump right in.
  • 10 co-op missions to play with your friends.
  • Destructible environments on maps ranging from small to very large.
  • 2-8 player battles against Human and AI opponents of varying skill levels.
  • A rocking soundtrack from composer Frank Klepacki.
  • Full cross-play with 8-Bit Armies and 8-Bit Hordes for those epic MEGA BATTLES between factions across games, and the Multiverse!
  • From the same team that brought you RTS classics such as Star Wars: Empire at War, Universe at War, and Grey Goo.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista SP2
    • Processor: 2.6 GHz Dual Core Processor
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce GTS 250 or ATI Radeon HD 3870
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 or newer
    • Processor: 2.6 GHz+ Quad Core Processor
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce 550 Ti or AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2 GB available space

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