Listening carefully to users feedback, Studio Evil worked hard to provide an improved gaming experience and a ton of other tweaks.
The biggest gameplay change is the re-desing of the *lives* system and a complete re-balancing of the entire game campaing.
Syder Arcade is now more accessible at lower difficulty settings but still provides its signature brutal challenge for experienced players.
This update is a major overhaul to the entire game, you can find the complete v1.3 patch notes on Studio Evil forums: http://studioevil.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=1764
In short these are the major features of Syder Arcade v1.3
– Improved controls customization and joypad support;
– Redesigned lives and respawn system;
– New enemies;
– New powerups;
– Improved levels and enemies logic;
– New mission briefing art;
– Performances optimization;
With this update Studio Evil is also releasing Syder Arcade Original Sountrack.
Ispired by the golden age of the Amiga, the soundtrack contains 12 electornic tracks from the game and 3 bonus tracks by guest artists 93 steps (93steps.com) and Gianmarco Leone (www.gianmarcoleone.com).
The original soundtrack is available on cdbaby for 7.99$ (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/christianmeneghini) or as a bonus content on Syder Arcade Deluxe edition, available on Desura at 9.99$ (http://www.desura.com/games/syder-arcade).