ActRaiser – 30 years younger at this time (pic: Sq. Enix)
Beloved SNES sport ActRaiser is 30 years previous this week and its composer thinks a brand new sequel remains to be a chance.
It might not be probably the most well-known SNES sport ever made however ActRaiser was actually one of the imaginative, mixing conventional 2D motion platforming with Populous fashion technique sections.
Because of its uncommon gameplay, and wonderful graphics and soundtrack, it rapidly grew a cult viewers that persists at this time however the one sequel there’s ever been is the disappointing ActRaiser 2, which didn’t have any of the technique parts of the primary sport.
Final yr’s would-be non secular sequel SolSeraph was even worse and appeared to make the possibility of an official sequel even much less probably, however maybe not in accordance with composer Yuzo Koshiro.
In an interview for the sport’s thirtieth anniversary, by Japanese journal Famitsu, Koshiro was requested primarily about his work on the soundtrack.
He additionally talked about how the sport was nonetheless gaining new followers at this time although, because of retro livestreams, and acknowledged that there are lots of people who wished a sequel.
‘If we will make that occur, I feel there can be much more new followers of ActRaiser’, he stated. ‘So I hope that can occur.’
Whether or not he’s talking purely from his personal viewpoint or is aware of about some transfer inside Sq. Enix to make a brand new sequel is unclear, nevertheless it appears to be greater than only a imprecise hope that there’s one other sport.
On the very least we’ve obtained a brand new association of the stage one soundtrack out of him, which is already extra of a celebration than we might’ve anticipated for the anniversary.
Koshiro remains to be energetic within the online game music scene and not too long ago offered a monitor for Streets Of Rage 4, in addition to nicely because the menu music for the Mega Drive Mini and SolSeraph.
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