The publisher Leonardo Interactive and the developer Smallthing Studios have announced Simon The Sorcerer Originsa prequel point and click adventure to the series of the same name born in 1993. The game will be released in 2023 on PC, Xbox Series X / S, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.
Simon The Sorcerer Origins is called “the official prequel to the legendary series.“The synopsis briefly reveals the plot revealing that”Simon is a rebellious boy and after being expelled from school, his parents find themselves having to move. A new life, a new home and here a series of events throws him into a world full of magic.“
The developers promise a new game capable of not betraying the origins and spirit of the series, Simon The Sorcerer Origins it is not a remake but a canonical game of the Simon The Sorcerer series, key elements include two-dimensional graphics, puzzle gameplay elements and a good dose of comedy, as well as a series of easter eggs, references and hidden secrets to discover.
There Steam page of Simon The Sorcerer Origins talk about a launch set for March 28, 2023 but the date could be a simple placeholder, we are waiting for more details on this.