Bitwave Games has announced Gimmick! Special Edition, a new edition of the classic 1992 original SUNSOFT platformer for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC (Steam). It will launch digitally in 2022, with a physical edition due out via distributor Clear River Games.
Here is an overview of the game, via Bitwave Games:
Gimmick! Special Edition will include special bonus features like achievements, time attack mode, save, load and rewind functions, a gallery mode and more. City Connection is both developing the remaster and publishing it digitally in Japan. A physical edition of Gimmick! Special Edition will also be published in the West by Clear River Games, part of Embracer Freemode.
A playable demo of Gimmick! Special Edition will be on the show floor at gamescom later this month, from August 24-26, in Retro Gaming area F068 at the Dragon Box booth. It will also be playable at the Tokyo Game Show in September. For more on Gimmick! Special Edition, tune into the virtual showcase that will go live on Sunsoft’s YouTube channel at 1:00 p.m. PT / 4:00 p.m. ET later today.
Watch the teaser trailer below. View a set of screenshots at the gallery.