Sunday, September 19th, 2021

Discover the dark alternative of the 80s in Replaced


  • Discover the dark alternatives of the 80s Replaced, A 2.5D retro-futuristic platform game launched in 2022.
  • Replaced combines cinematic platform games, pixel art and free-flowing action-inspired battles, with a fascinating dystopian story.
  • The story takes place nearly 40 years after the nuclear explosion. Phoenix is ​​now ruled by corruption and greed, and human organs have become currency.

Replaced Is a modern movie platform game, set in the 80s, you can play arrival, An artificial intelligence trapped in the human body against its will. But what makes their world so different from ours? Read on to understand what caused this dystopian past…

The dark alternatives of the 80s we know and love

Most of us think that the 80s was the birth of suspicious hairstyles, speakers, gorgeous rock and iconic games, such as Pac-Man with Tetris; Easier time (although there are more flashes). But if the Trinity nuclear test in the 1940s went wrong and caused bombs to explode and lead to national destruction, what would it be like in the 1980s?in Replaced You caught a glimpse of the world, where “sweet dreams” are places to sleep, and you “stopped believing” a long time ago…

Bioengineering is just the beginning

Replaced The story takes place nearly 40 years after the nuclear explosion, in a walled fortress called Phoenix, ruled by the corrupt Phoenix Company, which was founded to “match” voluntary donors with greedy customers who wish to upgrade their body parts. Over time, they found that voluntary supply lags behind demand, and soon the wealthiest customers can get anything, and citizens start to disappear at an alarming rate… vocal cords, legs, eyes, liver? The rich are fine.

It was too late when people realized what had happened. Phoenix was managing the entire country, throwing surplus and reluctant donors into the “disposal” area outside the city wall, and living the lawless (the survivors). life.In the early days, the company started to study artificial intelligence and how this can help run their systems more efficiently…this is the first prototype arrival, The main artificial intelligence, was created.

Game inspiration

Replaced Inspired by cyberpunk-style movies, such as Blade Runner 2049, Alien, with upgradeThe pixel art style complements the aesthetics of the 80s, and the free and smooth action inspired the battle to create an exciting and immersive game experience. There are some unexpected twists and turns in the storyline, which will definitely make players hooked.

The developer Sad Cat Studios and the publisher Coatsink (they are very grateful that their 80s version is very gentle) are very pleased to announce Replaced It is scheduled to be released in 2022. Play on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Windows PC and Xbox Game Pass.

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