Microïds: a partnership with Taito for the return of 2 cult games from the Japanese company

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Microïds: a partnership with Taito for the return of 2 cult games from the Japanese company

Could 2021 be the year of Microïds? After announcing the development of the Goldorak game (for an release not yet communicated), unveiled a full 2D Asterix & Obelix beat’em all (developed the old-fashioned way by Mr Nutz Studio), announced a partnership with the Puy du Fou for to carry out a party-games, here is that the French company lets us know that an agreement was made with Taito for the development of two titles resulting from the famous franchise of the Japanese publisher. At this stage of the announcement, Microïds is still keeping the two games a secret, but we are informed that they are currently in development and that a release window, in 2022, is already scheduled. This announcement, as surprising as it is, confirms the desire for the French company headed by Stéphane Longeard to multiply new international projects, but also to take a new direction.

To continue and diversify our international development strategy, we are proud to collaborate with Taito and delighted with the confidence that this Japanese giant has in us through the titles we are developing. We can’t wait to unveil the two projects we’re working on and they will surprise more than one!

ON the Taito side, we have full confidence in Microïds to revive these two major licenses, says Mr. Katsuhiko Iwaki, President and Representative Director of Taito Corporation, before adding that players will be surprised to see these games come back to the market. current consoles. We don’t know if Microïds still has other cartridges of this caliber to announce to us, but one thing is certain, the year 2021 is far from over. We are not immune to a new surprise …


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