Those with a craving for old school gaming action will have another title to sate their appetite, as 16 Bit Arena arrives on Steam today for the low low price of free. Featuring both retro graphics that recall the RPGs of the 90s and card-based combat that can pit two teams of up to 9 players each against one another, 16 Bit Arena pays loving homage to the games of yesteryear while still playing like a modern game A deeper explanation of the game can be found in this promo video from the game’s developers.
Once you jump into the game as one of four classes, Warrior, Mage, Rogue, or Healer, all of which can be played in both male and female variants, players can further advance by transforming in one of sixteen different characters that each possess a variety attacks and spells that are added to your class’s basic stats and can be used to slay your foes and collect new cards and abilities. Those looking for further glory will also enjoy the fact that their wins in the arena are posted for all the game’s players to see.
Outside the arena, players will also be able to undergo trials that, if completed, will reward them with further gems, items, and cards to be used in the game’s pitched combat. And even if you feel like taking a break from all that fighting, 16 Bit Arena also features a 1 on 1 digital card game that will also allow players to win cards and items that can be used in the main game.
16 Bit Arena launches today on Steam.
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