The new version includes remastered graphics, which can be toggled with a two-finger swipe. It also has the option to use "new intuitive touch controls" or a virtual D-pad -- we're desperately hoping at least one of them will work.
The iOS remake also adds new difficulty levels -- both easier and harder than the original -- and remastered sound. This all sounds great, but, once again, we're wary of those controls.
September, 7th 2011 - San Francisco, CA & Paris, France - Adventure gaming returns to iPad and iPhone devices later this month when the iconic game Another World arrives in the App Store from DotEmu and BulkyPix. The game, a combination effort between visionary game designer Eric Chahi and developer DotEmu, will be back in its 20th Anniversary Edition, especially redesigned for iPhone and iPad.
An immersive adventure with unique storytelling
Released across more than a dozen platforms since its 1991 debut, Another World has attained cult status among critics and sophisticated gamers alike for its cinematic effects in the graphics, sound and cut scenes.
Another World chronicles the story of a young scientist hurtled through space and time by a nuclear experiment that goes wrong. You assume the role of Lester Knight Chaykin who has to dodge, outwit, and overcome the host of alien monsters and deadly earthquakes that plague the alien landscape he finds himself within. Only a perfect blend of logic and skill will get Lester past the deadly obstacles that lie in wait.
20th Anniversary Edition redesigned for iPhone & iPad
For its 20th Anniversary Edition, Another World has been redesigned to fit iOS gaming standards and young gamers' expectations:
Game Assets: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/5818936/BulkyPix/Another%20world/Visuals.zip
Remastered presentation with both original and upgraded graphics which support the high definition iPad format and the iPhone 4's Retina Display
Switch between Original/HD graphics by using 2 fingers at any time
2 game controls, New intuitive touch controls or classic D-pad
3 difficulty modes, Normal (easier than original game), Difficult (Equal to original game) and Hardcore (more difficult than original game)
Sound and SFX 100% remastered
Game Center with 13 achievements to unlock
5 languages support (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish)
Another World will be available on iPhone and iPad (Universal version) on September 22nd for $4,99 / 3,99€ / £2,99
Another World 20th Anniversary © 2011 Eric Chahi, Digital Lounge. Developed by DotEmu and published by BulkyPix. "Another World" and "Out Of This World" are registered trademarks of Eric Chahi.
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