Tower57 - 16-bit Arcade game with Alien Breed and The Chaos Engine inspirations

Every so often there's a very special game that really catches my eye, and Tower57 by Benitosub and artist Cyangmou looks to be high up on that scale. It is the arcade love child of Alien Breed and Chaos Engine with fantastic 16-bit styled pixel art and interactive and destructive environments. According to the developer the game is set in a dystopian future in which humanity has found refuge in self-sufficient mega towers and a government conspiring to keep its citizens subjugated. Currently the game is still in very early development but it will be coming to PC, Mac and Linux!

If you're a pixel art lover you should probably check out his twitter feed  (@cyangmou)
Forum Discussion


  1. Giacomo Fabbrocino20 December 2014 at 13:03

    I hate when you have to point with your mouse and control your sprite with keyboard.
    It's so stupid!

  2. I don't have a problem with it myself, but you're not the only one with that complaint :)

  3. I think this has game pad support, plug a pad in!

  4. Hi Giacomo,
    fear not, the game indeed supports gamepads as well! It's just that for people who prefer to play without gamepads, the mouse is still the best way to have full freedom of shooting direction, but you can go through the whole game without ever having to see a single mouse cursor ;)

  5. Thanks for that Benitosub and welcome to the site :) Game looks fantastic!


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