Game Ever Studio’s Juanito Arcade Mayhem is the kind of tribute to classic games that we need more of. In it, a boy named Juanito must enter his arcade cabinet in order to save the world from creatures called Clonocells, which have infected several classic arcade games. To that end, Juanito must travel through the infected video games, destroying the Clonocells in the process.
In essence, Juanito Arcade Mayhem is a single-screen shooter much like arcade classics like Galaga and more modern titles like Titan Attacks! However, it separates itself from those games by providing nine worlds, eight of which are based on classic arcade games, utilizing mechanics that are based on those seen in their respective influences. For example, you might have to shoot falling tetrominoes or destroy bricks in Arkanoid-style levels. Each world also features its own unique boss.
Juanito Arcade Mayhem is now available on Steam for $9.99, temporarily discounted to $8.99 for the week of release.