DreadStar: The Quest for Revenge Launches

Save 10% on DreadStar: The Quest for Revenge is now available on Steam, offering a top-down shooter for Windows that recalls a bygone era. Here's a previously released Steam trailer showing off the game's retro aesthetic, which extends to the chiptune soundtrack and the 4:3 CRT aspect ratio. Here's the deal:
DreadStar: The Quest for Revenge is now available on Steam for $9.99! The top-down shooter inspired by Tyrian brings a pumping chiptune soundtrack and pixel-perfect gunplay, while blending in RPG elements, level-ups, skill points and ship upgrades, without putting players through bullet hell.

For that truly authentic retro experience, DreadStar is presented in 4:3 with an old-school CRT mode, with the game releasing with 6 replayable sectors, multiple difficulty settings, leveling, skill points, ship upgrades and numerous customization options. If things get a little too hot to handle, you can always warp out, gear up and get back in there to seek revenge.

Key Features:

  • Fast shoot 'em up gameplay with epic boss encounters.
  • 4 different ships and 10 different weapons to annihilate your opponents.
  • Tons of customization options from armors and engines, to shields and special items.
  • Gain experience, level-ups and skill points to incrementally improve your ship’s strength.
  • 6 replayable sectors filled with unique enemies, bosses and minibosses.
  • 3 difficulty settings for every sector, where you’ll need to improve both your skill and your ship to progress.
  • Gorgeous pixel art cutscenes and a kick-ass chiptunes soundtrack made on the famed Atari-ST and ZX Spectrum.
  • A 4:3 display and CRT mode for that authentic retro experience.