Konami revealed GetsuFumaDen: Undying Moon on Wednesday during Nintendos Indie World stream. Its a surprise revival of a 34-year-old NES-era video game that was only published in Japan, however will look familiar to fans of 8-bit video games like Castlevania 2: Simons Quest, Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link, and The Goonies 2.
The initial Getsu Fuma Den was launched on Nintendos Famicom in Japan in 1987. The side-scrolling action-adventure game starred Getsu Fuma, who is on an objective to recuperate his fallen bros swords and kill the wicked dragon master Ryukotsuki. The video game included overhead, side-scrolling, and behind-the-back gameplay point of views– and was infamously stated to have actually motivated Konamis Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game for NES.
The brand-new game is explained by Konami as an “Ukiyo-e style roguevania 2D action” game– meaning it has roguelike aspects and a latter-day Castlevania-style structure. In GetsuFumaDen: Undying Moon, “the seal to eviction of hell has been ripped open and a flood of fiends have actually been released into the world” and Getsu Fuma need to take up arms and battle the revived Ryukotsukis satanic forces to protect his clan.
GetsuFumaDen: Undying Moon is being developed by indie studio GuruGuru in cooperation with Konami. Its concerning Nintendo Switch in 2022 and Windows PC later this year in a Steam Early Access period. (Early Access gamers will get access to the initial Getsu Fuma Den on Steam.).
Shin Murato, producer of GetsuFumaDen: Undying Moon at Konami, said in a news release that Early Access “gives us an excellent chance to build a community for GetsuFumaDen and make sure the video game is as strong as possible. Throughout this period, we wish to utilise user feedback and promote an active discussion to increase the quality of the video game. We will work extremely carefully with our community to assist bring this game to life through content review, bug repairs, and balancing.”.
” We look forward to getting in Early Access and actively operating in partnership with the neighborhood on a title that speaks to our passion about design, visuals, and story,” said Yuki Yamashita, director at GuruGuru. “Were thrilled to hear the neighborhoods feedback with an objective to progress the game and shape as we progress in development.”.
You can see the debut trailer for GetsuFumaDen: Undying Moon at YouTube.
The side-scrolling action-adventure video game starred Getsu Fuma, who is on a mission to recover his fallen brothers swords and kill the evil dragon master Ryukotsuki. The game included overhead, side-scrolling, and behind-the-back gameplay viewpoints– and was infamously said to have motivated Konamis Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles video game for NES.
Shin Murato, producer of GetsuFumaDen: Undying Moon at Konami, stated in a news release that Early Access “offers us an excellent chance to build a neighborhood for GetsuFumaDen and ensure the video game is as strong as possible.