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Retro Winter Sports 1986 coming to Android next month with 80s vibes (Update: now available!)
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Original post (11/15): Headup Games announced today that they would be releasing Retro Winter Sports 1986 for iOS and Android some time in December.
If you grew up in the 80s, you are probably particularly fond of classic games; after all, it was during this time period that we saw the births of insanely popular games like Pac-Man and Tetris. Well, if you’re feeling nostalgic about the good old days, you might want to check out Headup’s new retro game.
Coming to Android early next month, Retro Winter Sports 1986 lets “players enjoy the retro charm from way back when on their mobile devices, of course with retro-awesome graphics and a seasonable 4:3 ratio.” As the name suggests, you will have the chance to compete in different winter sports: Ski Jump, Biathlon, Bobsled, Speed Skating, curling, and Slalom. You can either compete against the computer or your friend, and the game will support up to eight players.
As the name suggests, you will have the chance to compete in different winter sports: Ski Jump, Biathlon, Bobsled, Speed Skating, curling, and Slalom. You can either compete against the computer or your friend, and the game will support up to eight players.
These are the features of the upcoming game, according to Headup Games:
- Six winter sport events: Ski Jump, Biathlon, Bobsled, Speed Skating, Curling, Slalom
- Compete against friends (up to 8 players in hot seat mode) or the computer
- Unique controls perfectly fitted to mobile devices
- Choose between 12 different nations
- Leaderboards and achievements
- Handcrafted code by The Bitfather, the retro minds behind Pixel Heroes: Byte & Magic!
According to the company, the review codes for Retro Winter Sports 1986 will be available soon, and you can request an early access to the game via email. If you’re an 80s kid and are fond of your childhood memories, I think this game is definitely worth a try. We’ll be sure to let you know when the game lands in the Play Store.
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