The lights are on
The classic 1990 Sega Genesis title Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse is being remade by Sega in high-definition. The downloadable platformer (not to be confused with DreamRift's 3DS title) is coming to PSN, XBLA, and PC this summer. We got to play through the beginning stages of the game, where Mickey leaps off sentient mushrooms and ghosts in an enchanted forest.
The challenging side-scroller features seven distinct worlds, each culminating in a tricky boss battle either in 2D or 3D. Bosses like the enchanted forest's mean tree enemy are holding special gems used to unlock the final area in the Castle of Illusion. Former Rare composer Grant Kirkhope (Banjo Kazooie, Perfect Dark), has remade the soundtrack for the game, even though in this Test Chamber we activate the option to use the original 16-bit tunes. Also new on the audio front is a classic Disney-style narration from Richard McGonagle, the voice actor of Sully in the Uncharted series.
Join Andrew Reiner, Jason Oestreicher, and myself as we dive into the whimsical world of Castle of Illusion.
Take another look at the Caste of Illusion gameplay shown at E3 2013.
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Wow... That looks great.
This game looks like so much fun. I'm definitley getting this when it comes out. Does anyone know how much will it cost?
Yes, please remake Rescue Rangers. And I really like the detailed/ active backgrounds of this game, reminds me of Trine 2.
I would love a Quackshot remake, that game was frustratingly hard near the end. I would hope they'd keep the whole if you die you have to start all over again like they had on the original game.
This game looks like a ton of fun. I'll have to check it out sometime.
I am super excited for this game.
Puff The Magic Dtagon.
man, did i ever enjoy this game on megadrive and master system...fond memories. i might pick it up!
i don't think the main Witch/queen is the queen from Snow white... (hard to tell...) her face looks to pale and Etc.
As for remakes yah all those games sounds great though i will love to play Mickey and Donald world of illusions (remake) as well as the Mickey and minnie magical quest games from the GBA Remake :3
never played but I think I need to try this.
Oh lordy this just looks so god damn charming...I hope it sells well,I would love more of these types of titles.For sure picking this up.
looks a lot like super mario 64