Press release

Ziggurat Interactive Brings Four Beloved Softdisk Titles Originally Developed by John Romero and John Carmack Back to PC Today

Scubaventure: The Search For Pirate's Treasure, Slordax: The Unknown Enemy, Rescue Rover and Rescue Rover 2 Launch as Part of Ziggurat’s Program to Bring Classic Games to Modern Gamers


DENVER, COLORADO (May 7, 2021) Ziggurat Interactive, publisher of multiplatform retro and modern games, announced today they are releasing three retro-classics from the renowned developer and distributor Softdisk as part of their Retro First Friday program. Three of these titles — Rescue Rover, Rescue Rover 2, and Slordax: The Unknown Enemy were originally created for Softdisk by legendary developers John Carmack and John Romero, adding extra significance to their release on Steam and today!
All these great games are available at a 33% discount on Steam and GOG for the next week!
This month’s Retro First Friday™ launch includes:
  • ScubaVenture: The Search For Pirate's Treasure: The lost treasure of Barbarosa has been discovered, so grab your SCUBA gear and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime in this 2D action title. Explore the sunken ship, avoid sharks and ghostly pirates, and bring back all the doubloons you can carry! [Steam] [GOG]
  • Slordax: The Unknown Enemy: The evil Slordax empire, long thought dead, have returned and plan to wage war on the universe! It’s up to you, in your high-tech spacecraft, to launch a preemptive strike and take out the Slordax in this classic top-down shooter! [Steam] [GOG]
  • Rescue Rover Collection: In Rescue Rover and Rescue Rover 2, you’ll solve puzzles in your quest to rescue your beloved dog Rover from evil robots while making your way through multiple levels to bring your faithful friend home safe and sound. But watch out for those robots, forcefields, and terrifying traps — this rescue mission isn’t going to be easy! [Steam] [GOG]

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About Ziggurat Interactive

Ziggurat Interactive was launched in late 2019 with the goal of preserving and expanding the legacy of video games. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Ziggurat creates and celebrates games — expanding the audience for both retro and new titles by making them accessible to all types of players across multiple platforms.

Ted Brockwood or Lisa Mior
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