What you need to know
- Blade Runner originally launched in 1997 as a point-and-click adventure.
- The original code for the game was lost.
- Nightdive Studios is remastering it for current-generation machines by reverse-engineering the code.
- Blade Runner: Enhanced Edition should release in 2020.
Do you remember playing the point-and-click Blade Runner game when you were young? Well, it seems like it's getting upgraded by Nightdive Studios. Nightdive has worked on bringing a lot of forgotten classics into the modern era and we can't wait to see what the team does with Blade Runner.
According to a report by The Hollywood Reporter, the remastered version is coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC.
What you probably didn't know was that the original code for Blade Runner was lost. The team at Nightdive had to reverse-engineer the code to bring it to consoles.
You can expect updated visuals, animations, widescreen support, and much more with Nightdive's version. The best part is that it's expected to launch in 2020.
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Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.
Oddly just thinking about this game in the last month. Some of the environments were so amazing. LOVE the Blade Runner world vibe.
The original is available on GoG for $10.
Awesome! Along with the remastered CnC & Red Alert, they should just bring the whole Westwood Studios back! LoL
This, heck yeah
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