Posted Tue Jun 17, 2014 at 01:29 PM PDT by Brian Hoss
Three PlayStation versions, one price.
These days, the biggest games on the new consoles are a mix of AAA monsters and plucky indies, but back in the early nineties a game was released that managed to capture both of those worlds. That combination of production finish and independent development resulted in a game that is well loved and has seen its far share of ports. Yet for years a proper console version has eluded fans' grasp. That changes now as 'Another World' is coming to the PS4. This new version has been retouched to achieve a HD presentation as detailed today.
"Since the original version, the re-editions have introduced a number of nice additions, like 256 colors backgrounds, up to 720p resolutions, more checkpoints and remastered sound effects. This version now delivers a full HD experience. The game is rendered at a higher than displayed resolution to enable clean anti-aliased polygon edges. On PS4 that’s a whopping 2560×1600 pixels! The backgrounds have been edited by Eric to a higher resolution and are now displayed in full color. The result is a noise-free, crisper, and more vibrant environment... The animations were also refined to remove the rough edges revealed by such a high resolution rendering." This version even has multiple soundtrack options.
So PS4 owners will be able to get arguable the best version of a classic title, but even better the game is also coming to the PS3 and Vita with cross save. As a cross buy title, all three versions are included whenever any version is bought. 'Another World' is due out on the PS4 on July 8th (June 25th in Europe).
You can find the latest info on 'Another World' linked from our Video Game Release Schedule.
Source: PlayStation Blog
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