WONDER BOY: THE DRAGON’S TRAP – DEV DIARY #1 MEET RYUICHI NISHIZAWA, CREATOR OF THE ORIGINAL SERIES!
Paris, France – September, 28 2016 – DotEmu, developer and publisher specializing in modern releases of beloved retro games, and Lizardcube, are thrilled to announce a series of Dev Diaries of Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap.
En route to BitSummit 4th in Kyoto, Japan to debut this brand-new version of the popular game, Omar Cornut , development lead, and Ben Fiquet, art director, had the opportunity to meet Ryuichi Nishizawa, creator of the Wonder Boy series.
Our first Dev Diary episode, now available on YouTube, includes insights into the project’s origins, exclusive game images, and some anecdotes from Nishizawa-san concerning the original version!
Watch the video online today and enjoy regular progress updates in the Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap blog.
More episodes coming soon. Stay tuned!
DotEmu is a french video game company specializing in modern releases of beloved retro games. Our mission is simple: give every gamer access to yesteryear’s classic video games on today’s platforms, including PC, mobile, console and more. DotEmu is proud to have worked with some of the gaming industry’s most prestigious companies, including Square Enix (Final Fantasy series), SNK (Metal Slug and fatal Fury Series) and Ubisoft (Heroes of Might and Magic III HD). Our passionate team has worked on dozens of high-profile projects, including Ys Chronicles I & II (mobile), R-Type I & II (mobile), Another World (mobile, PC), Double Dragon Trilogy (mobile, PC), Titan Quest (iOS), Pang Adventures (mobile, PC, console) and more. Founded in 2007, DotEmu leverages its considerable technological know-how to maintain the original spirit of classic games while giving them a second life as rediscovered gems for a new generation of gamers.
Lizardcube is a new Parisian studio founded by game industry veteran Omar Cornut (Media Molecule “Tearaway” “Dreams”, Q-Games “Pixeljunk Shooter” series, Mekensleep “Soul Bubbles”, etc.) and traditional comic/animation artist Ben Fiquet (“Soul Bubbles”, “Powa”, “Les Chevaliers de la Chouette”, Dreamworks, Zodiac Kids etc.).
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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