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Help a Finnish game critic escape a game cartridge in surreal retro beat-'em-up NES-Retku

I... I've got nothing

Product: NES-Retku | Developer: Panic Art Studios | Genre: Action, Platform, Retro
For: iPhone   Also on: Android, iPad
 
NES-Retku iPhone, thumbnail 1
How about this for a video game premise...

You're a Finnish YouTube-based game critic with a friend who looks like Flat Eric. You get sucked into a retro video game and can only escape by battling enemies and ultimately defeating the game's boss, Ghostface.

Wacky, huh? Yeah.

That surreal synopsis is, in fact, a 100 percent-accurate description of NES-Retku, a pixel-art platformer from one Elias Viglione, the driving force behind Panic Art Studios.

In Viglione's forthcoming game, the focus of the story is YouTube personality Retku. If you've never heard of him, he is, essentially, a Finnish version of the Angry Video Game Nerd.



Anyhow. In NES-Retku, you take control of the titular armchair critic (who, as we previously learnt, is trapped inside a game cartridge), who must master various combos and special attacks to break free of his virtual prison.

According to Viglione, the game features numerous mini-games to spice up the combat-heavy levels, and a cluster of nasty bosses to square off against.

NES-Retku is expected to surface on iOS and Android this summer.
 

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James Gilmour 10 April 2013
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Kekomisti | 15:16 - 5 November 2013
I will buy this game for sure! There's no reason why I wouldn't buy it. If it's made by NES-Retku it must be good.
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@MRTatsaa | 21:28 - 14 April 2013
WOW ! I buy this game.
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@themattie_ | 07:48 - 14 April 2013
This is so awesome! I can't wait to try this!
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Elias Viglione | 01:45 - 14 April 2013
wow lol
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Arttu Mäkinen | 14:57 - 12 April 2013
I´m going to get this when it come out (:
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Necdet Orkun | 10:42 - 12 April 2013
Cool game with retro pixel art style :)
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Iisak Mäntyvaara | 20:27 - 11 April 2013
Odotan tätä parasta peliä innolla...
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Samu Vähämäki | 19:48 - 11 April 2013
Paras peli
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Aleksi Suoranta | 18:08 - 11 April 2013
Odotan tätä peliä innolla!
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IiskoS | 18:05 - 11 April 2013
Looks really good and interesting :) Definitely gonna buy it!
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