'Retro Metropolis Rampage' is getting a 'sixteen-bit' sequel
Retro Metropolis Rampage is getting a sequel named Shakedown Hawaii. Like RCR, Shakedown is a prime-down motion recreation in the identical vein as the unique Grand Theft Auto. The brand new recreation is about 30 years after RCR and guarantees a big open world to discover. It additionally swaps in “sixteen-bit” graphics instead of the unique’s “eight-bit” look, and provides destructible environments to the combination. It has been confirmed for launch on PC, PlayStation four and PlayStation Vita. Developer Vblank says this is not a Sony console unique per se, nevertheless it’s not going for an Xbox One launch as RCR hasn’t been ported to Microsoft’s machine, making improvement extra complicated. It’s going to additionally come to “a minimum of one Nintendo platform” sooner or later. Vblank tells Polygon that a 3DS launch is being focused, and it is ready to listen to extra about Nintendo’s subsequent-gen “NX” console earlier than it comes to a decision on a port.
After releasing on PC in 2012, Retro Metropolis Rampage has been ported to quite a few platforms, together with the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Wii, Linux, and even Microsoft DOS. It is bought over four hundred,000 copies, and located its strategy to many extra Sony consoles by way of PlayStation Plus promotions. Anticipate the brand new recreation to pay homage to a number of sixteen-bit video video games — though impressed closely by Grand Theft Auto, the unique was a pastiche of basic eight-bit titles and included 2D platforming sections. Shakedown Hawaii might be playable at Sony’s upcoming PlayStation Expertise occasion, after which we’ll hopefully discover out extra concerning the title and its launch schedule.
SOURCE: PlayStation Weblog
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