The Recreation Boy is quickly approaching its 30th anniversary – one thing we’re celebrating proper now by gathering your votes for the perfect Recreation Boy video games – however that does not imply that we will not nonetheless get new video games for the system.
Again in 2017, we shared the information of a model new Recreation Boy launch referred to as Tobu Tobu Lady, an arcade-style platformer which acquired a really restricted run of bodily Recreation Boy cartridges (it was additionally supplied on-line without spending a dime through emulation). Now, the unique staff is again in partnership with First Press Video games with the goal of treating the sport to a bigger bodily run – in addition to giving it a Deluxe makeover.
This new launch is hoping to comply with within the footsteps of the likes of Zelda: Hyperlink‘s Awakening DX, basically being an enhanced re-release with extra options and graphics optimised for the Recreation Boy Shade, whereas nonetheless being totally backwards-compatible to the black and white basic system.
The bodily launch is already within the works – we’re advised it would have “guide print work, distinctive cartridge mouldings and high-quality circuit boards for the sport itself, together with a devoted bundle and guide design” – however the staff is hoping to lift funds by way of Kickstarter to see all of it occur. You may take a look at the crowdfunding marketing campaign right here when you’re fascinated about studying extra or pledging your assist – it has 22 days to lift one other €20,000 on the time of writing.
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