Zool Redimensioned, the beloved ’90s platforming hero, is making a triumphant return on PlayStation 4 (PS4) today. Developed by the talented students of the Sumo Digital Academy and published by Secret Mode, this reimagined version of the iconic game brings fresh content and exciting multiplayer modes to the table, revitalizing the adventure that captured gamers’ hearts 31 years ago.
Originally released by Gremlin Graphics in 1992 to critical acclaim on the Amiga, Zool Redimensioned has undergone a complete overhaul for modern audiences. The game’s PC release in 2021 set the stage for its PlayStation debut, delivering an enhanced experience that combines nostalgia with modern gaming elements.
The highlight of Zool Redimensioned on PS4 is the addition of three brand-new local multiplayer modes. These modes, namely Zool’s Gold, Rool of Zool, and Ball Brawl, were exclusively designed and developed for this modern release by the talented students at the Sumo Digital Academy. Players can now team up with friends and engage in thrilling multiplayer action, further expanding the game’s replayability and social experience. The new multiplayer modes have also been generously added to the Steam edition as a free update, ensuring that players across platforms can enjoy these exciting features.
Zool Redimensioned takes players on an epic journey across eight alien worlds, as they control the nimble and acrobatic ninja, Zool. His mission is to save the universe from the malevolent influence of Krool by jumping, spinning, and shooting his way through challenging retro platforming levels. The game retains the old-school charm of the original while incorporating modern enhancements to cater to both hardcore gamers and newcomers alike.
With over 28 retro platforming challenges, Zool Redimensioned offers players an array of meticulously designed levels, all meticulously enhanced for the best possible experience. Additionally, the game offers two main game modes: Redimensioned for a more accessible modern experience and Ultimate Ninja for those seeking a true hardcore challenge. Engage in intense battles with seven completely redesigned boss fights, trade blows with the dimension’s most dangerous creatures, and unlock 25 trophies as you explore the secrets and extras scattered throughout your adventure.
Furthermore, Zool Redimensioned provides enhanced quality-of-life options, ensuring that players can tailor their experience to their liking. The game introduces a level select screen, checkpoints for smoother progression, and a range of accessibility options, making it more accessible and enjoyable for a broader audience.
Zool Redimensioned is now available on PS4, priced at £6.49 / $9.99 / €7.99. The game is also compatible with PS5, allowing players to experience the reimagined classic on the latest generation of PlayStation consoles. For PC gamers, Zool Redimensioned is already available on Steam, with the newly added local multiplayer content providing even more reasons to dive into this nostalgic adventure.
In conclusion, Zool Redimensioned successfully reintroduces the beloved platforming hero to a new generation of gamers while simultaneously offering a trip down memory lane for those who fondly remember the original release. With its revamped visuals, challenging gameplay, and exciting multiplayer modes, Zool Redimensioned is a worthy addition to any platforming enthusiast’s library. Embrace the adventure, save the universe, and relive the legend of the ninja that started it all!
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows