Paris, France – December, 3 2016 – DotEmu, developer and publisher specializing in modern releases of beloved retro games, and Lizardcube, are thrilled to announce that the second Dev Diary for Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap is now available on YouTube.
In this new episode, enjoy some ear candy and learn more about the music and soundscape of our Wonder Boy III remake. Based on the original, memorable music of Shinichi Sakamoto, the soundtrack has been completely re-imagined by musician Michel Geyre, involving dozens of classical instrumentalists and different folk subsets. Furthermore, this brand-new atmosphere and its supporting sound effects have been beautifully adapted by Romain Gauthier to the new game’s graphic enhancements.
Watch Dev Diary #2 on YouTube today, and get regular progress reports via the official Wonder Boy: the Dragon’s Trap blog.
Last but not least, a demo of Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap is now playable in the DotEmu booth at the PlayStation Experience. Don’t be shy – come try it! The Lizardcube team will be there as well to answer your questions.
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
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