Music for the masses
New year, new progress – and we're kickstarting 2019 on a musical note! Not only will 198X feature brand new tracks from legendary soundchip superstar Yuzo Koshiro – we're also... Read more
God kväll, dearest backers. As part of our ongoing meet-the-team series, we're delighted and proud to present character artist Catherine Menabde: literally bringing Kid to life. She perfected the look... Read more
Our ongoing meet-the-team-series continues, as we shine a spotlight on fellow Swede and pixel aficionado Tim Jonsson. Having already drawn and animated tons of sprites and backgrounds for the game,... Read more
198X's midnight runner
As part of our ongoing meet-the-team-series, we're proud to introduce one of the latest and greatest additions to our family: arcade classic connoisseur and pixel wizard Walter Samperi, putting his... Read more
On our way
As the Swedish heatwave is finally subsiding, cool winds taking its place, we're once more intensifying our work on 198X. Over the summer, we've further strengthened our team thanks to stellar... Read more
It's been about a month since our Kickstarter campaign came to a close, and development of 198X is in full effect. In fact, we have so many great ideas we... Read more
Since the end of our campaign, many have reached out to us, regretting not backing 198X in time. No worries, as we're happy to announce 198X will be available for... Read more
See you all in 198X!
About this time last year, we had but a dream. Today, we have something real. And it's all thanks to you.
With 676 558 SEK pledged out of a 500... Read more
The final stretch – help us create Gallery Mode
Want to enjoy the gorgeous pixel art of 198X at your own leisure, while listening to your favorite tracks from the game?
Help us create Gallery Mode by reaching our... Read more
Stretch goal #1 reached!
Precisely at midnight here in Stockholm, we passed our first stretch goal. Wonderful! Of course, this means 198X will prove a more ambitious and polished game – for everyone. By... Read more
New trailer + Physical edition
You’ve spoken – we’ve listened. Throughout our campaign, we’ve received countless inquiries and pleas from gamers interested in 198X – not least from you, our lovely backers. With the most... Read more
New trailer coming up!
The summer sun shines on Stockholm – but we have no plans of leaving the office. Over the last few days, we've been busy polishing the storyboard and script of... Read more
19 days ago, the game of our dreams was just that: a dream. Today, all of you made that dream come true.
When we first announced 198X, we really had... Read more
Half Time – Stretch Goals unlocked!
With the campaign at its halfway point, we're almost at the finishing line. Successfully reaching 100% will help us make 198X the game of our dreams – without compromises. Throughout the campaign, many of you have been asking... Read more
Legendary composer Yuzo Koshiro joins the team
Legendary video game composer Yuzo Koshiro returns to his chip-based roots with brand new, retro-inspired music for ”198X”.
Yuzo Koshiro is the composer behind such classic video game soundtracks as... Read more
The man behind the mask
The 198X team is home to several extremely talented pixel artists from around the world. And with multiple vastly different game types comes much room for artistic self-expression. Today, we... Read more
Whoa, we’re halfway there
The past couple of days have been incredible, and we're already past 50% of our funding goal here on Kickstarter. We've been getting some amazing feedback on 198X, not only... Read more
The First 24 Hours
Dear Kickstarter backers,
When we launched this campaign yesterday, after a year of working on 198X as a pure passion project, we didn’t know what to expect. We certainly didn’t... Read more