Japanese indie title Back In 1995 launched on Steam in April, and whisks you back in time to the '90s when consoles like the Sony PlayStation and Nintendo 64 ruled the roost. This 3D action game uses deliberately outdated visuals to recreate the authentic feel of the period, and at this year's BitSummit event in Japan, developer Degica confirmed that the game - which won the Tokyo Game Show 2015 Spark Award - is coming to the 3DS.
Retitled Back in 1995 64, the title differs from the PC original in that it replicates the iconic anti-aliased visuals of the Nintendo 64 system. No release date or pricing has been confirmed so far.
Here's the official description of the game, taken from its Steam page:
A throwback to the survival horror and mystery games of the original PlayStation, Back in 1995 faithfully re-creates everything from this all-but-forgotten era of games.
Be transported to a world both concrete and indistinct, where you must uncover the mystery surrounding the disappearance of your daughter, the catastrophe that shook the city, and why you've decided to finally return.
Back in 1995 was created as a labour of love by indie developer Takaaki Ichijo as a means to replicate the unique feeling he had from his first gaming experiences: the PlayStation and the Sega Saturn.
- Get lost in the nostalgic world of retro 3D graphics, including low res models, texture warping, CRT emulation, and fixed CCTV style camera angles.
- Relive the mystery game genre with an old-school user interface and tank controls.
- Explore a sparse cityscape in the year 1995, littered with clues about the past.
- Interact with a cast of damaged characters whose intentions you can never truly know.
- Uncover the mystery of yourself, your daughter, and what happened to the city.
- Approximate playtime is 2-3 hours
Does this interest you? Let us know by posting a comment. In the meantime, you can watch some trailers for the PC version below.