Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap – a remake of the 1989 Sega Master System game – received a release date this week. The action-platformer is notable for being more than a simple HD-ification of older sprites and art; developer Lizardcube have created wholly new assets in the style of the original release.
As HD remasters and remakes become more ubiquitous, the method in which they’re presented has changed. No longer content with scanline and CRT filters, developers have taken to emulating the sense of nostalgia that those classics conjure up. This week, we ask you:
What classic games would you like to see take this approach?
Maybe something like the first Legend of Zelda? Do you think there’s space for 3D games to get this treatment too? Let us know in the comments below!