Game news This 24-year-old video game returns after being a hit on a retro console
Published on 09/14/2023 at 7:30 p.m.
Never released in France, this title which was exclusively reserved for the Dreamcast returns 24 years later!
Rainbow Cotton, this title probably doesn’t mean anything to you, but it’s a video game only on Dreamcast which had a small success in Japan. It’s the January 20, 2000 that this rail shooter was born, and it has captivated fans of classic arcade games with its mix of shooting mechanics and colorful characters. Although it has never been able to open up to the West, many fans of the genre appreciate it. With its 3D graphics well anchored in its time, no one thought they would see Rainbow Cotton again. However, it was recently announced that it would make a comeback in a completely reworked version!
24 years later, Rainbow Cotton arrives worldwide
Recently, ININ Games announced that it will release a remastered version by Rainbow Cotton for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch et PC via Steam ! It was with a trailer that Internet users were able to discover or rediscover this title that many players had surely forgotten. 24 years after its release in Japan, this rail shooter is finally opening up to the whole world in a reworked version which contains some new features. Yes, the controls have been redesigned to adapt to modern mechanisms, a “retro” version has been added to relive this title like back in the day and everything has been translated into English. Many graphical improvements have been made to make the game more attractive to those new to the license.
In other words, Rainbow Cotton is a title that will bring a wave of nostalgia to fans of the genre. It will only see the light of day spring 2024, and the currently released trailer gives a glimpse of this remaster. No one expected such news, especially coming from a title that has never seen the light of day in the West. This way, it will finally be able to move beyond its niche audience to become known to more players around the world.