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Published on May 14th, 2013 | by Craig Forshey


HEAVY Sword Is A Slice Of Retro Heaven

Monster Robot Studios, maker of fine independent iOS titles, has brought its wacky action adventure game HEAVY Sword to Android. This retro style title draws inspiration from some of the 16-bit eras greatest classics, combining equal parts platformer and rpg into one incredible package.

Players take on the role of an archetypal hero whos princess has been kidnapped by tiny gremlins. It’s up to him to run, jump, slash, and shoot his way through an army of vicious creatures like the intimidating robot knight and axe throwing orcs. Along the way he’ll pick up new weapons and abilities like bombs, arrows, and ultimately the HEAVY Sword itself.



  • loads of exciting levels
  • awesome power ups:
  • Bombs, Bows, Throwing daggers, Steam powered armor
  • and of course the all powerful HEAVYsword!
  • Game Center Achievements!
  • Unlockable extras like the Memory match Card Game


Beautiful graphics and nostalgia heavy gameplay make HEAVY Sword a must have for any retro enthusiast. You can pick it up for $1.99 on Google Play.

Google Play – HEAVY Sword

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