Lucasfilm Video games is resurrecting Zombies Ate My Neighbors and sequel Ghoul Patrol for PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Swap. They will arrive on June 29.
The 16-bit video games, launched by LucasArts in 1993 and 1995 respectively, have been made playable on fashionable consoles and given a number of new options alongside the way in which. The re-releases have been labored on by retro specialist Dotemu (Streets of Rage 4), and might be offered collectively for $14.99 (different regional costs not accessible at time of writing).
Per a press launch, the brand new options in each video games embrace:
- Fashionable Save System: Rapidly save your progress in both sport and proceed your journey wherever and everytime you need.
- Museum Options: Watch a video interview with one of many authentic Zombies’ builders or discover quite a few galleries containing sport artwork, in addition to beforehand unreleased advertising belongings and idea artwork.
- Soundtrack: Take heed to your entire soundtracks for each video games within the included music gamers.
- 2 Participant Mode: Group up with a pal in two participant native co-op.
- Achievements: Monitor your sport progress with a set of achievements protecting each video games.
Each video games are top-down action-adventures with a comedy-horror tone. When it was final re-released for Wii Digital Console, we awarded Zombies Ate My Neighbors an 8/10 review, saying “That is a kind of cult classics that completely deserves its accolades, and is actually value your funding.” Ghoul Patrol additionally noticed its final launch on Digital Console, and includes a time-travelling storyline.
The re-releases are a part of the recent return of the Lucasfilm Games brand, which is able to see Star Wars, Indiana Jones and different LucasArts classics introduced collectively underneath one banner. Lucasfilm Video games says it has more projects to announce in 2021, together with a number of projects from EA.
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