Of all of the video games that had been prone to get a re-release in 2022, N64 title Glover was not excessive on our listing. The 1998 sport is quickly to launch with a brand new model on PC, nevertheless, which will likely be out on Steam on April 20.

Glover is a N64 sport that was developed within the 90s by Interactive Studios, and printed by Hasbro. The sport noticed gamers take management of the titular Glover, an animated, anthropomorphic white glove. Within the platformer, Glover was tasked with guiding a magic ball by means of a variety of ranges by bouncing, dribbling, rolling, or throwing the ball to make it by means of to the ultimate checkpoint.

Whereas Glover was typically well-reviewed on launch, GameSpot’s original review of the title was much less glowing, solely awarding it a 5.1 out of 10 because of its “irritating” mechanics. The sport general was well-received, sufficient {that a} sequel was introduced and commenced improvement, although Glover 2 by no means ended up seeing launch.

The brand new model of Glover for the PC has been developed by studio Piko Interactive, an organization that claims in its Twitter bio to “purchase previous Mental Property to make cool stuff!” The sport’s Steam web page says that the brand new model of Glover has been fully remade from the unique N64 supply code, with enhancements for contemporary PCs. Back in 2018, Piko additionally introduced that it will be engaged on ending Glover 2 for launch, although not a lot else has been introduced on this entrance.

The re-release announcement hasn’t been with out controversy, after Piko Interactive earned the ire of sport preservationists. Whereas Piko has mentioned that its mission aligns with sport preservation, describing it in a tweet as “commercial preservation,” it has been criticized for issuing takedown notices and authorized threats to individuals who have released unedited prototypes or betas within the pursuits of preservation.

GameSpot might get a fee from retail affords.



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