Release Date for PC and PS4 Versions of 198X Revealed

If you are a fan of retro gaming, you may want to check out 198X from Hi-Bit Studios. The indie title looks to combine elements of various genres from gaming days of past like beat ‘em up, racing, scrolling shooter, RPG, and more. It looks really interesting, and the story is said to be a coming-of-age drama. Hi-Bit Studios explains:

198X is an arcade epic. A coming-of-age story told through multiple games and genres, worlds and characters. Experience the thrill of shooting, driving, jumping, fighting and role-playing – combined with emotional, cinematic storytelling. This is a love letter to the golden age of arcade games – yet with a scope that was never possible in the actual 1980s.

According to CB, the story will follow Kid who is a teenager in Suburbia. Kid discovers a local arcade which allows him to discover new worlds and meaning through video games. 198X looks very interesting and definitely appears to be a love letter to the arcade gaming of the 1980s. Are you interested in checking it out?

198X will launch on PC and PS4 on June 20 with the Nintendo Switch and Xbox One versions “coming soon.”

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