Arise ye Ternished, someone is creating a Game Boy demake of everyone’s favorite game, Elden Ring, and streaming the development process live. This demake is just the latest development in an apparent trend with From Software games that also gave us the Bloodborne PSX release a few months ago.
According to IGN, Shintendo first announced their demake via the Elden Ring subreddit, where they posted a clip of the opening area and boss fight, which is meant to kill players and send them to the actual tutorial. of the game. The short video also features the most adorable dodge roll ever and ends with the aforementioned death before the text promoting shintendo’s Twitch channel appears. They plan to show how they develop Elden Ring for actual Game Boy hardware and archive it on their Youtube channel.
In the comments under their Reddit post, Shintendo clarified that they used software called GB Studio 3.0 to accomplish this huge feat. Due to this enormity, Shintendo has yet to define the scope of the project, but said they “hope to at least complete the Limgrave area by the end of May.”
A few hours after sharing the snippet, shintendo went live on Twitch where they showed off more work on the game’s opening areas, as well as sprite design for Varre, the NPC who summons the player without a youngster. daughter, and fan-favorite witch Ranni. According to comments they made on Reddit, Shintendo hopes to release a demo on Itch in late May, apparently once they’ve finished Limgrave.
Until then, you may all have to make do with the real Elden Ring, which we gave it a perfect score, calling it “a masterpiece of open-world design that places exploration and player agency at the heart of the experience. If you’re just getting started, we also have plenty of guides to help you find your way as you venture through the Lands Between.
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