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About Cartridge '81

Do you remember when video games were all about blasting meaningless, colorful pixels? Now you can truly relive that joyful era in VR.

In the rail shooter Cartridge ’81 you travel over a 10-mile-long, winding computer generated grid. Your mission is to shoot as many pixelated creatures as you can – or just enjoy the ride and the soundtrack. Nothing can harm you.

Like in the classic video games, Cartridge '81 has three end-of-level bosses that you might have to meet a few times to figure out. The high score list only allows three initials and local memory storage like yesteryear. Internet? What’s that?

Features:
- Fun and casual shooting for everyone.
- Only pixels getting hurt.
- 10-mile-long, colorful and thrilling track.
- Acceleration balanced to avoid motion sickness.
- No automatic rotation for the same reason.
- No Internet required.

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Details of Cartridge '81

Category: Games
Supported Platforms: Quest, Quest 2
Supported Player Modes: Sitting, Standing, Roomscale
Genres: Arcade, Shooter, Casual
Supported Languages: English
Latest Version: 1.0.1
Required Space: 0.28 GB
Total Installed Space: 0.17 GB
Publisher: Punky Pixels
Developer: Punky Pixels
Release Date: 07-Jan-2022
IARC Rating: PEGI 7
Rating: 4.8
Price: $4.99
Website: https://cartridge81.com/
Available on: Oculus VR Store

User Reviews

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I was actually really excited when I saw this game, since I am from the Atari generation. And it did NOT disappoint. This might be one of my favorite games I have played in VR so far. The graphics are smooth...
raddbeth
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This game is fantastic, how such a simple game like that can give me so much emotion. I have so many game in my Quest 2 but this one is so special. It is a dream for 80's players. Simple but immersive, retro...
pilotequest
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Ever wondered if classic 1980 arcade games and a Super Nintendo had a love child? Yeah me too! I was all smiles the entire time! Grew up in the 80’s and early 90’s your going to absolutely going to “get i...
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