Neo Geo followers will clearly have heard of Andro Dunos. The shooter was launched in 1992 in Japan and has to date solely been accessible on the Neo Geo AES and Neo Geo CD techniques. Nevertheless that’s about to alter as not solely is the unique sport getting a full re-release for the nonetheless common Sega Dreamcast, it’s additionally getting a full-on sequel.
Andro Dunos II is coming this yr just about in time for the unique’s thirtieth anniversary. And whereas the primary three consoles are to be anticipated, new bodily releases for 3DS and particularly Dreamcast are a bit uncommon these days. So when you’re a fan of the 3DS and Dreamcast, you may wanna contemplate selecting it up.
A Basic Returns
The studio PixelHeart has picked up the license to Andro Dunos and is releasing the unique on Dreamcast this yr. The unique was developed by Visco and was distributed by SNK for the NeoGeo AES and CD in 1992. Just lately, PixelHeart has joined forces with developer Picorinne Mushy to develop the sequel.
The music consists by Allister Brimble. He additionally labored on Alien Breed, Physique Blows, Mission-X, Colonization, Driver, and Superfrog. Judging by the trailer the soundtrack has an actual synthwave really feel to it, which feels appropriate.
The gameplay focuses on quick and environment friendly motion, with the flexibility to get well powerups by killing enemies. Andro Dunos II additionally has some attractive visuals that wouldn’t be misplaced on the unique NeoGeo AES system. In the event you’re a fan of shmups, this undoubtedly looks like an excellent time to get into one which you could have missed out on.
Out there September 2021
Andro Dunos II will likely be launched September 2021 on Nintendo Swap, Nintendo 3DS, Sega Dreamcast, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. No PC launch has been introduced, however a number of restricted editions can be found for pre-order on the official PixelHeart web site. Editions embrace a particular restricted version for Swap with a slipcase cowl, and a particular Dreamcast version with steel paintings and a soundtrack CD.