Niche Games Spotlight – STONKS-9800


STONKS-9800 lets you channel your inner Showa era salaryman by trading stocks in 1980s Japan.

Manage your finances, rub shoulders with Yakuza and businessmen alike, then lose all your money on horse races and pachinko. All the while your beautiful personal assistant Amy will be by your side and helping to keep you on track.

You can check out the trailer for STONKS-9800 below:

Simulator of an 80s Japanese stock market businessman. Chill, catch a retro vibe and watch your profits grow in the text-based game STONKS-9800.


  • Buy stocks, get dividends, monitor the prices;
  • Your decisions affect the market – and your life;
  • Keep an eye on your health and do not overwork, lest you end up in the hospital;
  • Invest in real estate and cars, increasing your level of comfort;
  • Manage your company, having a controlling interest;
  • Achieve success as a legal business – or get rich quickly engaging in shady activities;
  • Play a variety of mini-games, including pachinko and horse racing betting
  • Many other features and unexpected situations await you in STONKS-9800.

The game was originally announced for a 2022 release but STONKS-9800 is available now on PC via Steam as an Early Access title, console releases are expected in the future.

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A basement-dwelling ogre, Brandon's a fan of indie games and slice of life anime. Has too many games and not enough time.

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