Magic Castle, a recreation made utilizing the unique PlayStation’s Net Yaroze dev package, was completed and launched this weekend after 23 years.

For the uninitiated, Net Yaroze was a fundamental dev package for budding programmers and hobbyists that Sony launched between 1996 and 1997. The brainchild of Ken Kutaragi, Net Yaroze went for about $750. Quite a lot of people who made video games utilizing the dev package ultimately ended up within the video games business, together with the builders behind Magic Castle.

As reported by Eurogamer, Magic Castle was made by Ok. Matsunami (who now works for SEGA) and a recreation designer who goes by the net identify PIROWO on social media. The recreation’s prototype was accomplished in eight months for a pitch. Although Sony was within the recreation, it wished its builders to work on one other venture, which they refused. Last week, PIROWO introduced that Magic Castle‘s development is complete, and it can now be downloaded via

If you want to know what the game’s all about, we’ll let the unique VHS pitch beneath do the speaking. You’ll discover an English translation on the similar hyperlink we shared above.

“This game is a fantasy action RPG that explores the magic castle,” reads an official description. “The goal is to find the items and grow your character and ultimately get the illusionary treasure. Endless adventure, real-time action is the theme of this game.”

Magic Castle has 4 character varieties: Knights, Magicians, Archers, and Fighters. Each of them include distinctive skills and as much as 4 gamers can band collectively to win battles.

Anyone planning to offer this a shot?

[Source: Eurogamer]