When Rayman 3D showed up on the ESRB and OFLC websites, speculation ran wild over what form the adventure would take. Ubisoft has just answered that question, revealing that it would adapt the Dreamcast version of the armless wonder's first 3D adventure, Rayman 2. It's expected to ship during the first quarter of this year.
From Ubisoft's press release:
Rayman 3D is an adaptation of Rayman 2 on Dreamcast, the greatest version of all Rayman’s games.
Thanks to Rayman 3D, rediscover the incredible adventures of Rayman in a deeper and optimised universe. Progress in a 3D world full of surprises and magical creatures, and defeat unmerciful enemies throughout dangerous environments: Join Rayman in an even better platforming game!
- Adaptation of the greatest Rayman opus
Rayman 3D is the adaptation of Rayman 2 on Dreamcast which happened to be the best version of the trilogy (93% on Game Rankings).
- Significant improvements on gameplay
This version has beneficiated from a special treatment, offering improved graphics, 3D, and giving players the possibility to take advantage of the analogue stick.
The 3D version makes the game more accessible and brings more advantages: improved learning curve, immersive cameras, graphical enhancements.
- A great diversity of environments
Progress in 45 areas set across 13 regions of Rayman's world. Uncover the whole universe in 3D during +/-15 hours of fun.
- Unique Rayman moves
Run, climb, jump, swim, fly, loop-the-loop and even water-ski to escape from the threat! Rayman did not lose any of his famous abilities such as flying as an helicopter using his hair!
- Rediscover the richness of Rayman’s cast
Get back to the good old quarrels between Rayman and his villainous enemies: Face the Admiral Razorbeard, the Henchman and every other creature that make Rayman’s progression much harder!
Hopefully, Rayman can count on his friends’ support! The Globox, Ly, or Polokus are all ready to help.