Update: First screens appear online
Update: Forgive us for digging up a post from 2017, but Strictly Limited Games has just posted the first screens from Aquario of the Clockwork: Expect more news on when we'll be able to play this long-lost gem soon. Original Story [Thu 30th Nov, 2017 14:20 GMT]:
Wonderboy, won't you take me far away from the mucky-muck man?
We recently reported on the news that the classic Master System title Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap is getting a HD makeover thanks to publisher DotEmu and French developer Lizardcube. Screenshots and a trailer have just gone live, showcasing the new HD graphics and epic soundtrack...
DotEmu puts teaser site live
Sega's Wonder Boy series is one of its strongest 8 and 16-bit franchises, but it has been dormant for many years - a situation no doubt related to the fact that original developer Westone sadly no longer exists. While a "spiritual successor" is in development in the form of Monster Boy - complete with inp
"Only the sound data is missing"
Wonder Boy studio Westone is sadly no more, but that doesn't mean that the company's legacy is doomed to be forgotten. In a recent interview with video game journalist John Szczepaniak for his book The Untold History of Japanese Game Developers Volume 2, Westone founder Ryuichi Nishizawa revealed that the source code...
Made in collaboration with series creator Ryuichi Nishizawa
Sega's Wonder Boy series - produced with the now defunct Westone - is one of those classic 8 and 16-bit franchises which tragically never made the transition to 3D, and as a result has faded into memory in recent times. However, things are looking up for fans. While we're not exactly...
"The movements just didn't feel right"
Super Mario Bros. is one of the most influential video games of all time, and has gone on to inspire countless titles over the years. While the vast majority of these subsequent games have tried to capture the magic which made Shigeru Miyamoto's NES classic so popular, Westone Bit founder Ryuichi Nishizawa has...