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Upcoming Platformer 'Venture Kid' Looks Like it Would be Right at Home on the NES

Every year mobile hardware gets more and more powerful, rivaling the cutting edge graphics found on dedicated gaming systems. And that's great, but, it's important to remember your roots too. That's why I think there are so many retro-inpsired games still being released. People still love that pixely, old school look. But there's a difference between something being "retro-inspired" and something feeling like it could have straight up been released on the NES twenty five years ago. Venture Kid, an upcoming platformer that I ran across during a deep dive in our forums, falls into the latter category. From the sounds, visuals, gameplay, and even the cutscenes, Venture Kid feels like the kind of game that you'd need to blow the dust out of before playing. Check out the trailer...