Konami unveiled a brand new tackle Bomberman, the aggressive blast-’em-up collection that arguably peaked in 1997 with the twin launch of Saturn Bomberman and Tremendous Bomberman 64, that appears fairly completely different from current makes an attempt to revive the franchise. Wonderful Bomberman, because it’s referred to as, retains the basic top-down gameplay of the very best Bomberman video games, however provides a musical twist.
As you may see within the above trailer, Wonderful Bomberman contains sights and sounds paying homage to video games like Pac-Man Championship Version, Area Invaders Excessive, and Tetris Impact — all basic video games reimagined with fashionable visible and aural aptitude. Wonderful Bomberman’s method seems a bit extra intense, with movies and musical results that may alter the sport’s phases in time with the beat.
In a information launch, Konami stated that Wonderful Bomberman will contains seven phases at launch, every with their very own unique tunes composed by artists from Japan and overseas. And whereas some recreation visuals have been modernized to match Wonderful Bomberman’s presentation, the collection’ basic graphics for power-ups stay the identical. It’s an odd mixture of Dance Dance Revolution fashion and 30-year-old Bomberman gameplay, however hopefully it really works in follow.
Wonderful Bomberman can be obtainable solely on Apple Arcade when it launches later this week. The sport can be playable on Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, and Mac. An Apple Arcade subscription prices $4.99 monthly, and is included with Apple One’s Particular person ($14.95), Household ($19.95), and Premier ($29.95) month-to-month plans.