May 20, 2024

A Felix the Cat assortment has popped up on the ESRB web site.

As noticed by the Nintendo Swap subreddit, the gathering – during which gamers “traverse 2D pixellated environments utilizing devices and autos to defeat small cartoony creatures” – appears to be coming to PC, PS4, PS5, and Nintendo Swap.

Sadly, there is not any point out of an Xbox-flavoured launch simply but.

Felix the Cat (NES) Playthrough.

“It is a assortment of motion platformers during which gamers assist Felix save his girlfriend from an evil professor,” the ESRB says, having awarded the sport an “E for everybody” ranking, citing gentle fantasy violence and “no interactive parts”.

“Gamers traverse 2D pixelated environments whereas utilizing devices and autos (e.g., punching glove, tank, submarine) to defeat small cartoony creatures. Enemies sometimes fall from the display when hit; some boss encounters depict whimsical pistol assaults, cartoony bombs, and gentle explosions.”

While it is not completely clear what video games are included that make it a “assortment” – or if it will be out there as a bodily title or restricted to digital-only – the unique Felix The Cat recreation was launched on the NES manner again in 1992. Developed by Hudson Delicate, it was additionally ported to the Sport Boy the next yr.

While Konami was not concerned within the growth or publication of the sport the primary time round, ESRB cites Konami Digital Leisure because the writer for this assortment. As but, we have no additional details about the sport itself, not to mention a launch date or approximate window. We’ll let you already know if and when that adjustments, although.

“I beloved the NES recreation after I was a child,” mentioned one Redditor, maybe explaining why Konami appears eager to capitalise on the nostalgia. “It was most likely my favorite platformer after [Super Mario Bros. 3].”

“Probably the greatest NES platformers!” insists one other.

Whereas we’re on the subject of Konami; final week, I took a take a look at the primary Silent Hill undertaking (it is not strictly a recreation) we have seen for 11 years, Silent Hill Ascension.

“Ascension’s wobbly infrastructure and uneven development system make it onerous to get pleasure from and painfully tough to advocate to anybody aside from essentially the most ardent Silent Hill fan, and even they are a vanishing breed proper now,” I wrote on the time.