On August 10, 2010, Ubisoft launched what Sport Informer referred to as “the best modern brawler since Castle Crashers.” Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Sport dazzled followers with a magical mix of attractive pixel artwork, challenging-yet-engaging fight, and top-of-the-line online game soundtracks of that yr.
The sport ascended to cult standing and bucked the pattern of studios releasing disappointing film tie-in video games. However regardless of its success and passionate fanbase, one thing odd occurred. 4 years after its preliminary launch, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Sport disappeared from digital storefronts and have become unplayable on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
Flash ahead to 2021, and Ubisoft is lastly answering fan’s prayers and rereleasing the cult traditional, together with DLC and different post-launch updates. Are the upgrades noticeable sufficient for followers who’ve already performed the traditional 2D-brawler to leap again in? Does the sport nonetheless maintain up 11 years after its authentic launch? Be part of Jeff Cork, Joe Juba, Marcus Stewart, and me as we dive into the sport’s on-line co-op and reply these questions and extra on this episode of New Gameplay Right now.
Cannot wait to begin beating up evil exes within the identify of affection? Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World: The Sport – Full Version releases on January 14 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Change, Stadia, and PC (and can be playable on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Collection X/S through backwards compatibility). Followers within the temper for one thing a bit extra tangible are additionally in luck, as Limited Run Games has announced will probably be releasing bodily copies for Sony and Nintendo programs.
Within the meantime, you possibly can fill that gaping 16-bit gap in your coronary heart by testing why we think Ubisoft Montreal’s sport stands the take a look at of time as top-of-the-line 2D-brawlers to ever be launched.