TANGLEWOOD, a new 16-bit SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive game is in the works

TANGLEWOOD has just hit Kickstarter

TANGLEWOOD, a 16-bit SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive game is in the works

TANGLEWOOD, a 16-bit SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive game is in the works

The era of 16-bit is long over and while some developers have tried to create retro-inspired games like Hotline Miami and Shovel Knight have appeared in recent years, nothing can compare to what classics like Another World, Sonic the Hedgehog and Contra had to offer.

Today, most Sega Mega Drive and Genisis consoles are collecting dust in an attic or worse yet rotting in a landfill site, but that does not mean that the platform is dead, does it? Now a new SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive game has been announced via Kickstarter call TANGLEWOOD, a puzzle platformer that takes inspiration from Mega Drive classics like Another World and The Lion King. 


Set in the realm of Tanglewood, the game follows a young creature, Nymn, separated from the pack after the sun sets. Unable to get back to the safety of the family's underground home, Nymn must find a way to survive the night terrors and get to morning. Tanglewood’s world is a dangerous one after dark; guiding Nymn you must use your skills of evasion, traps and trickery to defeat predators.


Tanglewood will be a true SEGA Mega Drive game, with Matt Philips, the developer of the game, using an actual development kit to create the game with plans to release the game on the console's Cartridge format, allowing the game to be played on original SEGA hardware. 

Tanglewood will also be released on PC, Mac and Linux, allowing 16-bit fans to play the game without compatible hardware and without the need to set up a PC-based emulator. 

Cartridges for the game will be Multi-region, allowing the game to be played on any compatible hardware, be it from PAL, NTSC or NTSC-J region consoles. 

TANGLEWOOD, a new 16-bit SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive game is in the works  

Right now Tanglewood sits on Kickstarter with a funding goal of £48,000, with pledges for the final PC release of the game costing £15 and Cartridge based versions starting at £50. 

So far the game has raised over £8,500, with 34 days of funding left to go. 


You can learn more about Tanglewood on the developer's website bigevilcorporation.co.uk and on the game's Kickstarter page


You can join the discussion on TANGLEWOOD, the new 16-bit SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive game, on the OC3D Forums.  



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14-11-2016, 11:56:54

Yep, got a mega drive II last christmas new games!!!! I sincerely hope this becomes a thing.Quote

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