Penarium is set in a sinister circus arena, where contestants, much like Gladiators of old, are forced to entertain a sadistic crowd. In this frantic 2D arena arcade game, you take on the role of our quirky antihero; Willy who, to survive, is forced to run, jump and avoid an array of killer death-traps. Succeed and Willy will become the Champion of Penarium. Fail and he will die in a most horrendous way, much to the delight of the baying crowd.
Guide poor Willy through this evil madness in single player and 2 player local COOP and Competitive modes. Every kid wants to go to circus but no kid wants to die in one.

Feature List

  • 3 Arenas
  • 4 Game Modes
  • Campaign mode featuring 30 challenges
  • Arcade mode featuring over a dozen of unlockable power-ups
  • COOP and VS local multiplayer
  • Online leaderboards
  • Dark comical dialogue and cutscenes
Minimum Requirements
OS: Windows Vista
Processor: Dual Core CPU 2.4 gHz
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000, Nvidia GeForce 8000, ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series
DirectX: Version 9.0
Storage: 300 MB available space
Sound Card: Windows Compatible Card
Minimum Requirements
OS: OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion
Processor: 2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 9400M or equivalent
Storage: 500 MB available space
Minimum Requirements
OS: Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit or later
Processor: Dual Core CPU
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 3000, Nvidia GeForce GT 7800, ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series
Storage: 500 MB available space
  • With old-school visuals and audio, simple controls and some devilishly tricky levels, Penarium is a heap of fun.

  • Games Master UK

    A fast-paced test of nerve and skill, Penarium offers all the fun of the fair in single-or multiplayer. [Dec 2015, p.70]

  • Penarium is incredibly fun, but could have been even better if the multiplayer and arcade modes had taken some inspiration from the campaign. But even then, what's left is overall a fantastic experience.

  • Penarium is an extremely difficult, but also fun game. No matter how much you want to curse and throw your controller away; there is always time for another round.

  • Penarium is an excellent game that delivers quality fun with or without friends.

  • The idea is interesting, but it really lacks variety, and it grows old much too soon.

$9.99 $2.75
Title: Penarium
Genre: Action, Indie
Released: 22 September 2015
Developer: Self Made Miracle
Publisher: Team17 Digital Ltd
  • Single-player
  • Steam Achievements
  • Steam Cloud
  • Steam Trading Cards
  • Steam Leaderboards
  • Shared/Split Screen
  • Full controller support
UI Audio Subs
Spanish - Spain
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