Factsheet

Developer:
RetroEpic Software
Based in Cape Town, South Africa

Founding date:
8 November 2007

Website:
retroepic.com

Press / Business contact:
info@retroepic.com

Social:
Facebook
Twitter
Google+

Releases:
Afghanistan 11
Flash Point
A Day In The Woods 2011
Carrier Deck
Ginjah
Storage
A Day In The Woods 2015

Address:
Unit 17 M5 Business Park
Eastman Road
Ndabeni
Cape Town
South Africa

Phone:
+27 21 510 0167

Description

RetroEpic is a game development studio based in Cape Town, South Africa.

History

Early history

RetroEpic was founded in 2007 in Durban, the garden province of South Africa, by two brothers: Keith and Niki Boshoff. The Boshoffs had always wanted to create games ever since they figured out that they could get into the source of their old ZX Spectrum games (the old cassette tape loaded games written in Microsoft Basic) and made that dream a reality. Over the years, RetroEpic has had the privilege of working with a number of key partners all over South Africa to produce great games for clients. This income has allowed the company to continue to grow as well as produce its own titles. Starting out with various Flash game titles, RetroEpic produced its first commercial PC title - A Day in the Woods - for release in 2011.

Recent History

Since then, RetroEpic has relocated to Cape Town (mostly just to get a better view of Table Mountain), more than doubled in size and re-released A Day in the Woods on iTunes and Android in 2015. That game went on to win the Unsung Heroes competition and a publishing contract with Spil Games. RetroEpic has also joined forces with fellow local game development studio, Every.Single.Soldier, to bring out a number of war-themed games including Afghanistan '11 (sequel to Vietnam '65) and Carrier Deck.

Future Plans

RetroEpic continues to focus on developing their own titles and players can look forward to a number of exciting games in a range of genres from the studio, this year and into the future. Ginjah, specifically, is set for release in 2016 on mobile devices.

Projects


Videos

There are currently no trailers available for RetroEpic Software. Check back later for more or contact us for specific requests!


Images

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Awards & Recognition

  • "Unsung Heroes: A Day in the Woods" - Spil Games, 24 Nov 2015
  • "Best Game of the Day: MooBeam" - Newgrounds, 29 Nov 2009
  • "#4 Best PC Games of 2011: A Day In The Woods" - GameZebo, 27 Dec 2011

Team & Repeating Collaborator


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