DotEmu announces March 16 for the release of Another World 20th Anniversary on Android

We have some exciting news for all you retro gamers: Lester is back!! DotEmu will release Another World 20th Anniversary for Android on March 16. Another World was originally released in 1991 on the Amiga, which brought on a huge cult following. If you aren’t familiar with Another World, you play Lester, a genius physicist. He’s enslaved by humanoid aliens and in a subterranean prison. Your goal is to simply escape, but it really isn’t that simple.

This version features:

  • The ability to switch between Original/HD graphics by using 2 fingers at any time
  • New intuitive touch-based controls or classic D-pad.
  • 3 difficulty modes: Normal, Hard and Hardcore.
  • 100% remastered sounds and effects.
  • OpenFeint support with more than 10 achievements
  • Compatible with Zeemote joystick, connected via Bluetooth.
  • Game available in 5 languages (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish).

DotEmu already brought the 1987 classic R-Type to Android back in September, which is a great rendition, so we are so excited for this one. Hit the break for the trailer and full press release.

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Full press release:

Another World 20th Anniversary on Android: Release date announcement

Paris, France – February 29th 2012 – DotEmu, developer and publisher specialized in bringing retro games back to life, announces the release date of the famous action/adventure game Another World 20th Anniversary on Android devices.

After a huge success since its first release in 1991, Another World has made a successful comeback last year on iOS! Eric Chahi and DotEmu are joining forces again to allow all players to take in their hands the destiny of Lester Chaykin in this fantastic adventure on Android. Another World, a masterpiece of gaming history will be available on March 16th!

In this version, you will find the following features:

• The ability to switch between Original/HD graphics by using 2 fingers at any time
• New intuitive touch-based controls or classic D-pad.
• 3 difficulty modes: Normal, Hard and Hardcore.
• 100% remastered sounds and effects.
• OpenFeint support with more than 10 achievements
• Compatible with Zeemote joystick, connected via Bluetooth.
• Game available in 5 languages (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish).

 

You can also join the official Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/another.world.official
 

 

Another World 20th Anniversary Android © 2012 Eric Chahi, represented by Digital Lounge. Developed and published by DotEmu. “Another World” and “Out Of This World” are registered trademarks of Eric Chahi. All rights reserved. All other trademarks, logos, and copyrights are property of their respective owners.


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