NOTE TO USERS: This part of the game takes about 1hour to complete. Please use the 'chapter select' button  if you are returning to the game. This way you can pick up where you left off and play through the story at your own pace. Remember to play part 1 of this game first.

The concluding and second part of the retro, fan made game based in the same space and time as John Carpenter's 1981 cult classic film Escape From New York.

It’s the future, the year 1997. Welcome to M-island. A maximum-security prison which used to be a symbol of freedom and a vast thriving metropolis. You are prisoner 1 3 8 6 7, The convict known as Bugz. Tonight, after being betrayed, you have now aligned yourself with a powerful prison gang, the panda triad. Their leader is a man named Tong. He has a plan to build a hot air balloon and escape M island. However, tonight is no ordinary night and getting all the required parts to build the balloon will take you into the heart of the prison. You will have to fight off rival gangs and get past the USPF who guard the prison perimeter 24 7. It will be a race against time as the rules of M-island are simple, once you go in, you don’t come out.

Key board controls

< >Arrow keys

A + B use as prompted 

Game features

  • Can be played on desktop, tablet and mobile 
  • Family friendly and fun
  • An immersive 2D world
  • A storyline which compliments the film
  • Meet characters from the film
  • Play mini games to progress
  • A retro soundtrack

Music created in BeepBox.

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Made for the game jam GAME OFF 21

The required GIT HUB source files can be seen here. 

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