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Retrovibe and small bros Announce 2D Metroidvania, B.I.O.T.A.

Recently announced publisher Retrovibe and developer small bros is excited to announce the studio’s game B.I.O.T.A. is coming to Steam and GOG.

B.I.O.T.A. is a sci-fi 2D metroidvania inspired shooter set on an asteroid mining facility overrun by a mysterious organic lifeform able to manipulate and control organisms it comes in contact with. Featuring glorious 8-bit visuals and an upbeat chiptunes soundtrack, B.I.O.T.A. is a love letter to adventure games of the past.

Watch the Retrovibe Announcement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umKeMJfCY6c

Battle more than 40 types of mutants as members of the Gemini 2 commando squad, a highly-skilled group of war veterans, commissioned to recover the missing miners. As the Gemini 2 team, you’ll explore ten different environments throughout the asteroid, traversing on-foot or via submarine, mech, shuttle, and other vehicles. Each of the eight squad members comes with unique unlockable weapons to help you survive alien monsters and vicious trap-filled corridors.

Fans of retro and metroidvania titles can follow development in Retrovibe Live Dev, a series of daily video diaries showing developers working on their games.

On release, B.I.O.T.A. will be available in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Polish, and Russian. B.I.O.T.A. is planned to launch in Q4 2021 on PC.

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About small bros
small bros is a tiny, but fierce, one-man video game studio founded in 2015 by Ivan Porrini.  Building on the studio’s first release, ghostly matter, B.I.O.T.A will be small bros second title.

About Retrovibe
As Retrovibe, we support teams bringing the excitement of a new wave of retro games to players of all kinds.

As a small team of experienced industry specialists, we believe in the beauty and simplicity of old-school gaming. We work hand-in-hand with indie developers to bring the best new retro games to life on modern platforms by ensuring the developers’ only focus is their game. By being partners and supporters, and not a soulless corporation, the passionate developers we work with can bring their ideas to life with confidence.

The future of gaming lies in friendliness, honesty, transparency, and what we like to call Fair Publishing.

Find more Retrovibe titles at retrovibegames.com

About Retrovibe

As Retrovibe, we support teams bringing the excitement of a new wave of retro games to players of all kinds. As a small team of experienced industry specialists, we believe in the beauty and simplicity of old-school gaming. We work hand-in-hand with indie developers to bring the best new retro games to life on modern platforms by ensuring the developers’ only focus is their game. By being partners and supporters, and not a soulless corporation, the passionate developers we work with can bring their ideas to life with confidence. The future of gaming lies in friendliness, honesty, transparency, and what we like to call Fair Publishing.

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