Putting the remake side-by-side with the unique model of Secret of Mana exhibits how intently the remake matches the unique, whereas additionally showcasing its upgrades.
Although the recently announced PS4/Vita/Steam remake of the SNES basic seems somewhat naked in some screens and movies launched to this point, when put subsequent to the unique the work that has gone into it’s a little clearer. This video, from Cycu1, relies on footage from the playable demo proven at PAX West.
The look of this new model has been controversial, nevertheless it comes off pretty effectively right here. It’s clear that the designers have adhered intently to the format of the unique recreation, and the mini-map within the nook of the display screen intently resembles the paintings from the unique. The undeniable fact that character faces don’t transfer whereas they discuss throughout cutscenes is a bit odd, although.
It could be lacking a few of these cool retro results that the SNES authentic packed in, however the dynamic digital camera throughout cutscenes is good, and the environments are fairly beautiful (notice the shifting shadows forged by clouds too). It additionally seems like motion can be extra fluid within the remake.
In any case, we’ll know subsequent yr the way it turned out – Secret of Mana is due for launch on February 15, 2018. If you’d fairly follow the unique, it’ll be the thirteenth best game on the SNES Classic Mini.