DS Platformer Monster Story Getting Fashionable Re-Launch This 12 months

Majesco Leisure introduced that Monster Story, the beloved and dare I say underappreciated Nintendo DS platformer, is heading to “fashionable sport platforms” someday this yr. There’s no specification on which consoles these are, however one must assume Change on the very least given the sport’s Nintendo roots. 

Monster Story launched in 2011 and is a novel mix of Metroidvania exploration and action-platforming with pet simulator components. Gamers management a younger lady named Ellie and her monstrous companion Chomp as they attempt to free Monster World from the clutches of the Child-Kings, dastardly little rascals who’ve taken the world away from its rightful inhabitants. 

Along with unlocking new talents for Ellie, who can shoot fireballs utilizing her bracelet, gamers can feed and practice Chomp to make him remodel into bigger, extra highly effective varieties. The unique sport made use of the DS’ two screens by giving gamers the flexibility to ship Chomp to the underside display screen to assault enemies hiding under or clear up puzzles Ellie can’t entry. Thus, balancing Ellie and Chomp’s gameplay between the 2 screens shaped the crux of gameplay. It’ll be fascinating to see how this dynamic is tailored for a single-screen expertise. 

In our evaluation, former Sport Informer editor Annette Gonzalez scored Monster Story an eight out of 10 saying “Criticisms apart, Monster Story is a elegant platforming journey with mild RPG components that make it extra than simply one other pet simulator. It makes use of the aged DS {hardware} to full impact for a novel expertise.” I am additionally one of many seemingly few who performed Monster Story again within the day, and I can co-sign on its high quality; it is a very cool sport. 

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