Find Your Next Favorite Indie Game on the Atari VCS — September Games Round-Up
Today, Atari® is pleased to highlight some new titles that are available now or coming soon from popular and up-and-coming indie video game developers on the all-new Atari VCS™ videogame computer system. Experience titles that transport you to the arcade of decades past as you explore wondrous worlds, claim triumph in epic space battles or munch your way to victory. Here are the latest games showcased by iconic gaming brand Atari.
From the Aery series, choose from three entries that let you explore lush landscapes and face new challenges in a variety of environments. For fans of the original Guntech, Guntech 2.0 offers up new worlds and a fresh game mode to delve into. If you’re looking for a new diet plan, check out Bite the Bullet, where what you eat helps drive you to victory. And if you simply love kicking a ball around the field, take a dive into Pixel Cup Soccer. No matter what your favorite style of game to play is, you’re guaranteed to find a new favorite on the Atari VCS.
Aery – A Journey Beyond Time (EpiXR Games / Available Now)
Aery – A Journey Beyond Time is already available for players to discover. Players take the role of a flying god-like creature in the form of a bird who observes the world and its inhabitants. As they soar through history and various stages of human development, they’ll watch humanity grow and evolve throughout time as know it.
Aery – Broken Memories (Available Now)
Aery – Broken Memories lets players enter the mind of a person in a coma. In the form of a beautiful bird, they’ll move through thoughts, fears, and memories. Players will find memory shards that teach them about their host as they unlock new areas of their mind in order to heal them.
Aery – Sky Castle (Launching September 24)
The final game in the Aery series coming to the Atari VCS is Aery – Sky Castle. Once again, in the form of a bird, players explore an unknown world that’s full of dreamy, beautiful landscapes. They’ll encounter environmental riddles and additional surprises as they traverse through this story-driven adventure to restore a broken world.
Bite the Bullet (Mega Cat Studios / Coming Soon)
In Bite the Bullet, the goal is to run, gun, and eat through enemies. That’s right — in this title developed by Mega Cat Studios, every enemy is edible! How much and what players eat drives everything from weapon crafting to skill trees to the size of their waistlines. Players can whet their appetites with four different character classes featuring unlockable abilities, satiating their hunger with mayhem and destruction in this unique RPG shooter full of robots, giant mutant bosses, and zombies.
Guntech 2.0 (Jani Penttinen / Available Now)
Veteran game developer Jani Penttinen with studio Utopos Games recently released a revamped update for Guntech. Guntech 2.0 is like a sequel to its predecessor even though it has many of the original fan-favorite levels. The latest update adds five distinct worlds that each ends with a mighty boss battle. Guntech 2.0 features twice as many enemies, action, and thrills. Players will also encounter a new game mode called Arcade, where they can select a world to play in and best their highest scores. Guntech 2.0 also supports the spin action of the Atari Classic Joystick, offering control of ships in new and exciting ways.
Pixel Cup Soccer (BATOVI Games Studio / Available Now)
For fans of casual, retro-style sports games, Pixel Cup Soccer is one to check out. From BATOVI Games Studio, this fast-paced title evokes nostalgia from the 1990s with its fun pixel art graphics and funky soundtrack. The game features simple controls that are a snap to figure out, but the rich set of features will have players coming back for more. Friendly matches or fierce competitions can be selected, with glory to be found when competing in the Global, American, or European cups.