Hello Games remastered its first game Joe Danger after 8 years

Hi Games, the studio behind No Male’s Sky, has actually launched an upgrade for its launching title Joe Risk and its 2014 follow up Joe Risk Infinity. In event of the initial video game’s 10th anniversary, both video games have actually been made free-to-play online.

Self-published in 2010, the side-scrolling platformer fixated a humorous daredevil chauffeur. It set the structure for 2 subsequent follows up (2012’s Joe Risk 2: The Film and 2014’s Joe Risk Infinity) and the studio’s later industrial advancement in the type of the procedurally-generated area survival sim No Male’s Sky. According to Hi Games co-founder Sean Murray, the remasters of Joe Danger and Joe Risk Infinity have actually remained in the works for a number of years.

“It’s always been a secret shame of ours that the success of No Man’s Sky left Joe Danger unloved,” Murray informed Polygon over e-mail. “Joe holds a special place in our hearts. It was our first game when we were still four guys in a shed, trying to get noticed. Joe helped our studio get a foothold and establish ourselves as a company, but it’s also where we learned to make games.”

Joe Danger Infinity on iOS

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For the previous 2 years, Hi Games has actually dealt with the remasters for Joe Risk and Joe Risk Infinity, reconstructing the video game through 8 years of modifications through the Unity Engine and including a number of brand-new functions. The 1.3 upgrade for Joe Risk includes a visual overhaul, with enhanced visuals, greater frame rate, in addition to gamepad and Promo assistance.

Previous owners of either Joe Risk and Joe Risk Infinity will get the upgrade free of charge. For anybody unknown and curious about Hi Games’ launching title, there’s no much better time to provide the series a shot.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.