DuckTales Remastered has seen the development team take the levels and layout from the original 1989 release as a foundation before expanding upon them to significantly enhance the gameplay experience but where this update truly impresses is its graphics and sound. All of the visuals from the 8-bit game have been beautifully re-created as hand-drawn and animated sprites, across a backdrop of luscious, re-envisioned level backgrounds. Furthermore, original Disney Character Voices talent, including some from the cartoon TV series, bring in-game characters to life with charm and wit, while the classic melodies of the original soundtrack are given a modern twist.
Nostalgia can be a pretty tricky thing. On one hand, it's one of those overwhelming feelings you get when you experience or see something that brought you an immense amount of joy as a kid. However, nostalgia goggles can also prevent you from seeing something for what it truly is. After all, not everything that you remember from when you were 10 was as amazing as you once thought it was. It shouldn't come as a surprise that both Capcom and Wayforward used our nostalgic fondness of a classic NES game that grabbed our hearts when we first got to pogo across the Moon with good old Scrooge. Whether it was challenging difficulty, the superb soundtrack, or just the memories of pogo-sticking a gorilla to the head, I'm sure many of you recall getting your hands on the NES... Read Review