Nintendo fans have been eagerly awaiting the release of the classic NES title Gimmick for some time now. The anticipation has reached a fever pitch with the recent confirmation from Nintendo of its release later this year.
The public’s demand for this classic game had been building for years, evidenced by long lines at conventions dedicated to vintage gaming. In 2019, there was a resurgence in interest within the gaming community after Nintendo released their retro console: the NES Classic Edition. This spurred even more discussion and speculation of a new Gimmick game.
When asked about fan reactions to the announcement, Mario Tobey, head of production at Nintendo said “We were consistently receiving feedback from our old and new fans alike asking when we would be releasing Gimmick. We heard their pleas and are very excited to finally be able to give them what they want.”
The gameplay of Gimmick will remain mostly unchanged from its original version, while also introducing several updates and features that enhance the experience. Players will take control of main character Mr.Gimmick as they navigate through various levels while also fighting enemies and solving puzzles.
Some exciting updates include enhanced graphics that look much better on modern systems as well as improved controls that make platforming smoother than ever before. Additionally, there will be new characters introduced so players can get more out of the story. Each level has been carefully crafted to provide an enjoyable challenge without becoming overly difficult.
“Create Your Own Levels” Feature
One unique feature added in is that it allows players to create their own levels using a variety of tools such as obstacles, enemies, and interactive items like