Thursday, December 24, 2009

Dark Void Zero goes retro on DSiWare

By Brendan Sinclair, GameSpotPosted Dec 22, 2009 11:47 am PT

Capcom prepping downloadable NES-style prequel to upcoming jetpack state game, $5 denomination ordered for Jan release.

When Capcom declared that its jetpack-powered 3D state expert Dark Void was coming to the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC, owners of Nintendo systems haw hit change a bit mitt out. The house is rectifying that in a way, as it has revealed that it is making a downloadable DSi prequel to the game, Dark Void Zero.

How is he supposed to wager where he's flying, again?

Much like the company's Mega Man 9, the mettlesome is existence made with an 8-bit aesthetic. But where that denomination took plus of gamer nostalgia surrounding the original Mega Man series, Dark Void is an original IP with no story beyond the underway game.

Undeterred, Capcom has created a fictitious backstory for the game, claiming it to be an unreleased send for the Nintendo PlayChoice 10 system, which adapted Nintendo Entertainment System games for use in arcades. In addition to blocky visuals and a new chip-tune soundtrack, Dark Void Zero evokes nostalgia by asking players to "blow" on a virtual pickup (using the DSi's microphone) before activity the game.

When it launches in January, Dark Void Zero will outlay 500 DSi points ($5). The console and PC editions of Dark Void are ordered to start Jan 19. For more on the game, analyse discover GameSpot's hands-on impressions.

  • Comment on this video

Digg Google Bookmarks reddit Mixx StumbleUpon Technorati Yahoo! Buzz DesignFloat Delicious BlinkList Furl

0 comments: on "Dark Void Zero goes retro on DSiWare"

Post a Comment