Killing zombies never gets old, but some times you just need a break.

Get back to some serious Old-School gaming with Syder Arcade!
A love letter to Amiga the games of the 90', no coins, no upgrade grinding, just your tenacity and a motherload of alien invaders.

Syder Arcade is a free scrolling, multi directional shoot 'em up, an uncompromised old-school experience, furious, challenging, straightforward. This game will bring you back in time, when bulky starships were cool and games were about player skill and swearing madly at your computer.

If you like Syder Arcade please support our project on Steam Greenlight.
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Relevant Features

  • Shooting
  • Dying
  • 6 campaing levels
  • 1 survival mode level
  • 2 opposite directions
  • 3 player starships
  • 4 difficulty levels
  • At least 3 huge capital ships and 1 giant bug-ship
  • skill badges to improve your high scores
  • Online leaderboards
  • 20 different retro graphic flavours. C64, ZX Spectrum, Amiga HAM and many others (PC/MAC only)
  • 5 Tons of nostalgia and 16 of Old-School
  • Amiga-style soundtrack
  • Zombie free

System Requirements:

Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista, Windows 7
1.8 GHz Dual Core ora Faster Processor
2GB Available System Memory
1GB Available Disk Space
256 MB DirectX 9 Video Cart, Supporting Shader Model 3

OSX 10.6 or better
Core duo or better
Ram: 2GB
HD: 1Gb free space

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The time has come to launch Syder Arcade HD on mobile platforms!
Studio Evil and Alisade Warp Industries will be happy to teleport the game directly into your iOS and Android devices starting January 28, for a small fee of 0.99$ or equivalent credits in your galactic region.

Our retro-inspired shmup is a simple game, just shoot aliens and be awesome in space with bullets made of neon. But remember to avoid glowing stuff that is not coming from your ship.

Syder Arcade has no grind, no player exploiting multi-layered upgrade systems, no IAPs. Just 6 levels of fast paced challenge, featuring beautiful visuals and retro-electronic soundtack.

We are really excitet about this release, it's our first official mobile game ... but most of all now that the mobile version is ready we can finally get some rest.

Who am I kidding.

We've got new content on the way and an OUYA version to build :D

IndieGameStand and a brand new Android Version!

IndieGameStand and a brand new Android Version!

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Pay what you want for Syder Arcade on indiegamestand! DRM free + Desura, Android version preview, our 7DFPS prtotype Splat Arena, the game OST, and you...

Syder Arcade 1.3 Officially Released and future content

Syder Arcade 1.3 Officially Released and future content


We are happy to announce the release of Syder Arcade v1.3 on Desura and other digital stores. We are also working on new content for the game, and would...

Syder Arcade: Update v1.3 + OST incoming, also Greenlight!

Syder Arcade: Update v1.3 + OST incoming, also Greenlight!


We have many updates for you! The first and most important is the upcoming release of Syder Arcade v1.3, the biggest and most awesome update to Syder...

Update 1.025, reviews and a sale!

Update 1.025, reviews and a sale!


Two months after Syder Arcade release, we are ready to announce a new patch and a sale to celebrate Studio Evil first birthday!

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Just wanted to say thank you for finally releasing a Linux version of Syder Arcade! I saw it on Steam, is it also going to come to Desura?

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Will people who own Syder Arcade on Desura be receiving Steam keys?

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DIT Creator

We should be able to provide Steam keys to everyone that already purchased the game. Please understand that this will require some time.

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Hello, i got that game on first TheGreenLightbundle but never received my key for that game. Can i have it now?

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DIT Creator

Hi Toyotame, Desura keys were not included in the first GreenlightBundle, but we will see what we can do, check your account in a few :)

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Thanks! You rock!

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I know you guys have been pretty busy, but any progress on the Linux version? I remember mention that it would be out some time after Unity 4 released around the new year.

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DIT Creator

We got unity 4 only last week :/

Anyway we are testing the linux build internally right now. It seems to work just fine and we will probably be able to release it in a few weeks.

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It's been a few months, just curious if any progress has been made on the Linux version? It'd be nice to be able to play this on something larger than my Android phone screen. :)

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Understood, thank you for the update. :)

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Apr 9 2012 by miniBill

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