Thrown back in time to the 1980's, you are turned into a young boy and forced to play video games by an evil self-proclaimed “Game Master.” Game Master Arino will test your gaming skills by throwing various challenges at you in a wide variety of retro games including shooters, racing, action and even an epic role-playing game. To escape you must defeat him in every retro game challenge he throws at you. But you are not alone in you quest – armed with access to gaming magazines, you can find cheat codes to warp to later levels, receive unlimited continues or even become invincible! A young Arino is at your side to keep you company during your challenges, quite amused that he grows up to be so evil and becomes the cause of your current predicament. Test your skills with the awesomeness of the 8-bit era and prevent the retro games from exacting their revenge!
Experience Games in a Whole New Way – Rather than simply playing a game straight from start to finish, each game is played in short spurts to accomplish specific goals.
Wide-variety of Games to Keep Player Engaged – From classic shooters to racing, ninja action to epic role-playing, game play variety ensures there's something for everyone.
Entire Games Available for Free Play – Every retro game that is introduced in the story is available in its entirety once the initial challenges have been completed.
The in-game magazines not only provide cheat codes, but are a source of entertainment and virtual history about the video game industry as fake 80's news stories cover actual emerging 80's trends, software, and the video game crash of 1983