This is an awesome game you have. I really like the animations. The pc controls are a little hard to get used to but its an awesome game.
Goodboy Galaxy DEMO
You can now pre-order the full game for GBA, right here - shipping in Winter!
Single planet demo of our exploration platform game for Game Boy Advance (and PC and Switch!) - thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign the full game is now in development!
Note: Changing language will reset the game. Web version doesn't run too well in Firefox.
The controls of the web version are:
- d-pad / arrows: walk/aim
- LB / A key: look [gba l]
- RB / S key: charge blast (when unlocked) [gba r]
- B button / Z key: fire [gba a]
- A button / X key: jump [gba b]
- menu / enter: pause / friend cards (when collected) [gba start]
The demo is 'Chapter Zero', and not part of the main game (so it won't spoil anything). It was difficult to strike a good balance with a demo, and some things have changed a little in the full game, but we really hope to give you a good idea of the quality.
For the most dedicated secret-hunting players, your mission is to find Azure, a secret crossover character from the upcoming and beautiful indie platformer Orange Island.
For best results, download the ROM and play with a flashcart or your favourite emulator. (A pre-configured PC version using RetroArch + mGBA is also available in the downloads)|
For more information please see our website.
|Updated||18 days ago|
|Made with||Aseprite, Tiled, MilkyTracker|
|Tags||16-bit, 2D, Dogs, Game Boy Advance, gamepad, Metroidvania, Pixel Art, Sci-fi, Space|
|Average session||About a half-hour|
|Languages||Arabic, German, English, Spanish; Castilian, French, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil), Chinese|
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Any chance of a release on other retro platforms? Would love to have this on Amiga or Sega Genesis. Would gladly help porting it there, too (I'm a software engineer/game designer myself).
The physical editions are now available for pre order, shipping in winter this year https://firstpressgames.com/collections/goodboy-galaxy
Please let us know if we will be able to buy a .gba rome for use on a flashcart please - as we'vebeen doing with the demo.
Yes that will be possible as soon as the physical editions ship
Excellent - hope it's straight after please. I don't collect physical games anymore I'm afraid - but I've been waiting for your game with huge anticipation. Played the demo though many times by this point. Can't wait.
Hi - any chance of an update. Waiting anxiously for the release - are we getting close? Also wanted to double-check I'll be able to by a .gba version for my Omega Flash cart for on-gba play?
I felt in love with the demo (done it more than 15 times and so on)
Too bad for me when the kickstarter was live i don't have money to back the project. I hope i will still get a physical copy of the game when it will be released. If someone have a gba cartridge version to sell ... Pleaaaaaaase
hi! i´ve found the kickstarter page. can i actually buy a physic copy?
what a beautiful game! it's definitely the sum between something cute and amazing gameplay. I can't forget to congratulate you on the translations too
thoroughly enjoyed this and can tell the full game will be excellent. But - I AM BEGGING YOU to include a map in the full game! It’s just not as fun/satisfying without one, I like having some control over exploration and not just sorta stumbling around and getting fomo for my surroundings. Just my 2 cents! Great job though
Thanks so much! We absolutely will be including a map, don't worry :)
Incredible! Truly! I loved this demo beginning to end! The gameplay is incredibly fun, and while the controls don't exactly translate well to keyboard, I'd love to play this on Switch when it comes out.
I may not have a GBA, but I'd love to get this game from the E Shop when it does come out. The art style is great, and the dialogue is great too. The puzzles aren't that easy, but you feel great when you figure it out
I'm excited for more!
At first I was like, "great, another GBA styled game," :( :P (I'm not much a fan of the gameplay style), but this game was fantastic! Honestly, it felt really nice to grapple with its challenges. Like, this was the kind of game I'd wanted years earlier, but never found.
The genre probably isn't so bad... I just never found a game I liked from it.
The demo was so good. I love the pixel art and the mechanics. Took me a little bit to figure out how to damage the boss.
Bug Report: I played it on a GBA emulator. One time when I was approaching the boss, I jumped right before it automatically moved me and did the little cutscene. I ended up stuck in the ground and could not move, so I just died to the boss.
This demo has so much polish. It's clear that you guys have gone over every piece of this design with a fine tooth comb. It's such a neat package, and I'm itching for the full release!
I enjoyed finding all the secrets and obtaining the "alien technology" from the orange dimension.
This game really respects the player. It respects their problem solving skills and platforming capabilities. It doesn't hold your hand so I feel like I have a lot of agency, and I love that in a game. It nudges you right when and where you need it.
thanks so much!
I agree so much! At first I was like, "great, another GBA styled game," :( :P (I'm not much a fan of the gameplay style), but this game was fantastic! Honestly, it felt really nice to grapple with its challenges. Like, this was the kind of game I'd wanted years earlier, but never found.
The genre probably isn't so bad... I just never found a game I liked from it.
How do you change the language
It autimatically put mine in arabic and i cant find the menu
What a beautiful game. Excellent controls and lots of juicy effects. Looking forward to the full version!
Very unique game, thank you for adding the Arabic language
this is a frekkin masterpiece PLEASE tell me this is not abandonware :-(
I have play your game I like what I play I can't wait to see what you do next I brought deom ver but had laptop die so I lose it but I did get to the demo it was fun. Keep up the good work it's not easy making a game anything can happen but kwon this team can do Leo gera.
This is amazing :) If your team ever makes a PC port, it would mean alot if there is either a x86 (32bit) or a UWP (ARM64) windows version available as well. Thank you so much and keep up the amazing work <3
Experiência irada, a simplicidade cria uma ótima empatia, principalmente para novos jogadores. Os puzzles são rápidos, tem uma boa dificuldade e o gráfico está incrível. Joguei com a ROM de GBA pelo Retroarch no XSS, ficou muito bom.
I noticed you write in European Portuguese and I got curious. Which language did you choose to play? English or Brazilian?
OMG is amazing! I didn't know about this game and and I absolutely want the physical copy for GBA.
I installed the demo ROM on 3DS, well done guys, the graphic, animations are incredible and the command very responsive.
I have a GBA SP I hope there will be no problems.
This is an absolutely charming game, with cute graphics and solid mechanics! :) I can't wait to purchase this someday!
May I ask what game engine you used to make this?
It is now my one of the favorite.
And with GBA support, it is AWESOME.
Eu achei tudo heueheuehhe
Hello there! I missed the Kickstarter but this is an instant fave! Is there any way I could buy a cartridge version since I cannot pledge? Would love to be able to play on my GBA SP! You guys are awesome for bringing back my fave console to life! :D
I had such a fun time with the demo! This is the kind of game I'd have grown up being obsessed with, and y'all captured that era of platformers excellently. Really looking forward to the full release! :D
Why, Just why??? Why is Jump bound on B, not A? Why do yoy do this to me?
It's 'A' on the GBA (rightmost button - B on the xbox layout) same as Mario and most platformers on the GBA, but you can remap them around in an emulator. We'll add an in-game swap to the full game if we can.
this game is so dang cool! but i wish a could change the controls.
Hi, How am I supposed to beat the first boss? The fight seems endless and my shots don't have any effect on the boss
Use the charge blast on their blocks so that they rush into the spikes, then you can shoot them while they're dazed.
Hello, Im the Editor In Chief for a game magazine based in Cuba and I would like to make Rik, the creator a small written interview if its possible. Thanks!
love the metroid vibe, well done, lookin forward to the full thing!
THIS IS SO AWESOME!!!! KUDOS! <
May I query if the rules of the internet have yet been applied to Goodboy Galaxy? If so, my condolences.
what is this supposed to mean? there are no rules
OMG it's even translated?! Great job
good game kinda like metroid but with super mario and luigi graphics
LOVE maxwell's falling animation lol