Caveman Ninja will be making a comeback in 2022

0

The dino-bustin’ duo set to return on PC and consoles

’90s platforming stars Joe & Mac will be gracing us with their anachronistic presence in 2022, thanks to a brand new title announced by old-school aficionados Microids. The new game, once again titled Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja will launch on PC and consoles in 2022, though specific console platforms were not revealed.

joe and mac caveman ninja remake screen 2

Originally released to arcades in 1991, before later being ported to a variety of home platforms, Data East’s Joe & Mac sees two totally radical and tubular cavemen embark on a quest to save their gal pals, kidnapped by a rival cave tribe. One or two players control the duo as they traverse a series of hazardous stages, battling cavemen and dinosaurs while utilizing a variety of rudimentary power-ups — such as firebrands and stone wheels. The end of each stage sees our heroes come up against a mighty boss character, before saving one of the cave babes and moving on to the next level.

joe and mac caveman ninja remake screen

The new title is a pseudo-remake of sorts, and will be developed by Microids veterans Mr. Nutz Studio, also responsible for the remake of Toki and the upcoming brawler Asterix & Obelix: Slap Them All! Described as “more than a remake”, Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja will retain the narrative and gameplay of the original release, brought screaming from prehistory with fresh new visuals, new mechanics, and an all-new adventure mode, complete with new stages. This is all fantastic news, as the original game was cumbersome and dry. No, don’t at me. Go back and play it.

A selection of early screens look very promising, capturing the gorgeous cartoon style that is fast becoming Mr. Nutz Studio’s trademark. Damn, there’s that bastard plant boss. Hopefully, we’ll see a video of the boys in action very soon.

Chris Moyse

Senior Editor – Chris has been playing video games since the 1980s. Former Saturday Night Slam Master. Graduated from Galaxy High with honors.

FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS

 

Read original article here

Denial of responsibility! Samachar Central is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials, please contact us by email – [email protected]. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Comments
Loading...