Sol-Deace - Retro-Bit Publishing - Renovation Products



In the year 3300, a supercomputer was developed to help unify the countless human settlements that had spread across various systems.  This machine was called GCS-WT and was unlike any other machine before.  However, it quickly defected from its programming and began using its mechanical fleet to attack various homeworlds.  Now it is up to the last two pilots aboard the Sol-Deace, developed by the recently murdered Edwin Deace, to fly deep into space and stop the machines once and for all.  A port of the Mega-CD (SEGA-CD) launch game Sol-Feace, it brought a challenging shoot 'em up to the console known for having so many but still stood tall.  Never released in Europe, now is your chance to own this officially licensed re-release of this Wolf Team-developed classic!  For each copy sold, Retro-Bit will make a donation to our friends at the Video Game History Foundation in our mutual efforts for game preservation.






MSRP: $54.99 USD / €69.99 EUR

ETA Q4 2023

 This product will also be available at local independent game shops upon its release.




Sol-Deace - Embellished Slipcover

Get the bigger picture of the Sol-Deace in action against a massive frigate in this embellished slipcover.  It'll protect your game box and feel right at home among the rest of your collection.


Sol-Deace - Reversible Box Art

The artwork for Sol-Feace and Sol-Deace has been usually consistent, we've also got a new cover thanks to the artwork by Wolf Team that was heavily used in ads and insert artwork for the original release.


Sol-Deace - Instruction Manual

We work diligently to ensure each of our releases gets a makeover but retains as much of the original artwork and information as possible.  Learn about how to play and succeed in this challenging shoot 'em up!


Sol-Deace - Certificate of Authenticity

Display it proudly with your latest addition to your collection or keep it tucked away knowing that your copy is yours.  Each is individually numbered along with the final tally of pre-orders (2,500 is just a placeholder).


Sol-Deace - Double-Sided Poster

Who doesn't like massive space fighters on their wall?  This double-sided poster comes with the full box art of the original release as well as the alternate artwork used in Japanese ads and within the materials of the Japanese release of Sol-Feace!


Sol-Deace - Dark Matter Cartridge

In space, there is no light but that which originated from the countless stars and space bodies.  This Dark Matter cartridge encapsulates that massive empty void that is speckled with stars, many light years away.



El Viento - Video Game History Foundation


The Video Game History Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, celebrating, and teaching the history of video games. The organization was founded in 2017 by historian, journalist, and game developer Frank Cifaldi.

Through our shared values and respect for the history of our industry, Retro-Bit is proud to partner with and support the VGHF by donating a portion of this re-release to this amazing cause.


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Media Reception


Sol-Deace has it all: from great graphics to fast-moving action to a wide array of weapon enhancements, this is every blaster fan’s dream come true.



Sol-Deace’s great visuals look really bizarre, with lots of worm-like cyborgs and mechanized defenses, painting a horrifying picture behind enemy lines.



If you’re looking for a tough shooter, this is the one.  While not containing anything revolutionary, Sol-Deace is just a solid version of the tried and true 'blast anything that moves'.  A good challenge!

 Mega Play


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