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Published on March 4th, 2015 | by Craig Forshey


Retro PC RPG Pixel Heroes: Byte & Magic Journeys Onto Android

After launching on Steam to popular acclaim Headup Games’ quirky retro style RPG Pixel Heroes: Byte & Magic has arrived on Android in all its campy majesty. This ambitious ode to MS-DOS era roguelikes is fraught with perma-death, a staggering amount of procedurally generated content, and a charming sense of humor that toys with players expectations by subverting the nature of typical NPC archetypes. While Pixel Heroes is a grand retro inspired role playing game that legitimately does its forebears justice it also doesn’t forget when not to take itself too seriously.

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In this charming new roguelike it’s up to players to form a diverse party of badasses as they travel around the land laying the hurt down on a mysterious cult that has taken hold of the citizenry. With an impressive 30 different heroes to choose from and a randomized engine ensuring that no two playthroughs are the same, Pixel Heroes: Byte & Magic offers a ton of replay value to go along with all its sardonic wit.


Pixel Heroes: Byte & Magic is a great new retro RPG with a heart of pixelated gold. You can pick it up now for $6.99 on Google Play.

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is the founder and editor of SGD as well as a firm believer that Android is the single best gaming platform that has ever existed.

  • Linus Walters

    best video game trailer ever…watch the video…it’s pure gold

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