A set of basic Disney video games might be heading to last-gen consoles in addition to PC, in accordance to a recent rating by the ESRB. By the seems of the ranking’s description, the assortment will function basic platformer titles “based on” films comparable to Aladdin, The Lion King, and The Jungle Book. Furthermore, Disney Classic Games writer Nighthawk Interactive will publish the upcoming assortment.
The ESRB ranking description mentions that the recreation might be a “collection of classic platformers,” and goes on to title Aladdin, The Lion King, and The Jungle Book. Nighthawk Interactive did launch the Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King assortment in 2019. That assortment options a number of recreation releases from the two franchises over the years, all accessible on the PS4 and different platforms.
The description is curious, nonetheless, as a result of it doesn’t make a lot sense for Nighthawk to launch a near-identical assortment for the similar actual platforms. However, it’s attainable it may inlcude the Aladdin and Lion King sequels, or simply an up to date assortment to carry The Jungle Book into the fold. The description states:
This is a set of basic platformers primarily based on the Disney films Aladdin, The Lion King, and The Jungle Book. Players run and soar by ranges, utilizing swords, fruit, or swipe-and-pounce assaults to strike enemies (e.g., guards, birds, snakes, monkeys). Combat is highlighted by sword-slashing sounds and cries of ache; enemies disappear amid puffs of smoke when defeated. Some enemies and managers shoot projectiles (e.g., arrows) at gamers’ character.
What makes this new assortment completely different is the inclusion of basic The Jungle Book recreation(s), which Nighthawk didn’t function in the earlier assortment. In reality, The Jungle Book recreation sequence has by no means seen an official remastered launch, in contrast to Aladdin and The Lion King.
If it’s any comparable to the earlier, this new assortment must also embody a number of completely different console variations of The Jungle Book video games, from its authentic Sega Genesis launch in 1994 to the GBA model launched in 2003. Similarly, the assortment ought to supply tons of high quality of life enhancements, and probably the potential to rewind or skip by sure components.
You can take a look at our review of the earlier Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King assortment to study extra.