Digital Eclipse – the creators of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection and many other retro compilations – has released a surprise new game for Halloween. You can also obtain it for free.
Candy Creeps is a 1 or 2 player retro arcade platformer where you pit yourself against Pumpking. Pumpking steals neighborhood candy and can only be stopped by a well-placed Mario Bros.-style head her stomp.
This is the first release of the new Digital Eclipse Arcade line, “an all-new series of games inspired by the classic 80’s arcade vibe.”
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“You play as two tweens, Elma and Harper, who inadvertently swipe the neighborhood’s Halloween candy and hide it inside an army of tiny, adorable, decorative gourds. may have summoned a gu,” reads the press release. “When you crush a pumpkin and find candy, eat it. Once turbocharged with sugar, transform into a costumed avenger and smash the Pumpkin until it explodes! Master 4 unique levels! , aim for a high score in one, and a two-player mode.”
Candy Creeps, released for PC today, is available on Itch.io for $4.99 USD, but you can get it for free by signing up. Digital Eclipse mailing list Until October 31st.
Candy Creeps is the beginning of a new project for Digital Eclipse. The project has made a name for itself by creating popular retro collections such as Mega Man, Blizzard and Disney. Digital Eclipse Arcade is “a series of classic games and a celebration of pure arcade gameplay, created for the Digital Eclipse community.”
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