The 2013 action-platforming roguelike Danger of Rain will return in 2023 with a brand new remake, developer Hopoo Video games and Gearbox Publishing introduced Tuesday. Danger of Rain Returns will boast new high-definition pixel artwork, new music, stability modifications, and different new options, the builders stated.
Danger of Rain Returns is rebuilt from the bottom up, the developer stated, and implements options from Danger of Rain 2, Hopoo’s 2020 sequel that introduced the franchise into 3D. (Information from the unique Danger of Rain received’t be suitable with its remake, the developer stated, noting the “reworked codebase” of Returns.) Revamped multiplayer will make it “simpler than ever to play with pals,” the studio stated.
“As we chart our future as builders, it was essential to us that we glance again on our early work,” stated Duncan Drummond, co-founder of Hopoo Video games, in a information launch. “Danger of Rain Returns is a small token of our appreciation to this unbelievable neighborhood.”
The unique Danger of Rain was created by a small workforce of pupil builders and was crowdfunded via Kickstarter. Danger of Rain was revealed by Chucklefish on Home windows PC in 2013, and went on to win the Finest Pupil Sport award on the 2014 Impartial Video games Pageant. The sport was later ported to Linux, Mac, Nintendo Change, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and Xbox One.
In Polygon’s overview of the unique Danger of Rain, we praised the sport for its capacity to mix problem and approachability. “It mixes collectively the problem, randomness and discovery that make roguelikes so endlessly replayable, however in a type that additionally feels extra welcoming,” we stated. The 3D sequel Danger of Rain 2 was likewise lauded as “the Mario 64 of roguelikes.”
Danger of Rain Returns might be launched on Nintendo Change and Home windows PC through Steam someday subsequent yr.