PixelHeart, the publisher behind Guns of Mercy and Liberated, has announced that its next game is to be compatible with Game Boy systems. Yes, you read that correctly, a brand new game is coming to the Game Boy in 2022.
Developed by Maxime Schutz, Lost Terminal is an underworld-set platformer and it will be PixelHeart’s first official Game Boy release after the company’s previous work on Dreamcast and SNES.
Considering the trailer above, Lost Terminal looks set to be a huge slice of nostalgia, with the classic platformer gameplay and chiptune music transporting us back to the glory days of the 1990s.
If the trailer looks interesting to you, check out the game’s official blurb and some press shots below, which showcase both what Lost Terminal looks like in action and the detail put into PixelHeart’s Game Boy-inspired packaging.
Want to find out more about the game? Here’s what we know so far, straight from PixelHeart’s press release:
There are some cogs that must always work, at the risk of seeing the world fall apart. Today, it’s the Underworld train that’s in trouble. The master of Hell has no time to waste and entrusts his son with the mission to find the source of the problem and fix the situation as quickly as possible.
– 10 levels
– Various gameplay
– Discover the different environments of hell
– Menu to select the music
The game is currently available for pre-order and will be released in the ‘third quarter of 2022’. It is also worth noting that these cartridges will be limited to only 500 copies, so those eager to get their hands on some retro gaming goodness will want to get in fast. You can get your copy over on the European store right here.
Does this release have you digging out the Game Boy? Let us know in the comments below!