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Do you love the old days of survival horror? I can't believe I just referred to those as "the old days." Ugh, I'm getting old. Anyway, if you love those retro classics like the original Resident Evil, Silent Hill, or Nightmare Creatures, then you're in luck - Back in 1995 hits consoles this week!
In this game, you'll work in a low-rez nightmare world, where blocky evil lurks around every corner. Can you solve the mystery around these monsters, or will you become another victim? Be sure to check out the trailer below, and pick up the game for $9.99 when it hits consoles this week.
Per Ratalaika Games' press release:
Once upon a time, we lived in an age where gaming sessions didn’t just see us play games, but cables would come loose, and game cartridges would need to be reinserted. Those days may be far behind us, but the 80’s and 90’s live on in our memories and our hearts.
It is because of that fondness for what once was that some developers can’t help but create video games inspired by their childhood and the games they played, and thus we come to Back in 1995.
Developed by Throw the Warped code out and previously released on the likes of Steam and New Nintendo 3DS, Back in 1995 is a survival horror game that is a both a throwback and a recreation of games from a bygone era and it's Ratalaika Games’ pleasure to announce that is 90’s inspired classic, has been ported to PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.
Regardless of the platform you wish to play Back in 1995 on, pricing is set at 9.99$/€ for all platforms (like 3DS or Steam). For SONY it will have cross-buy between PS4 and PSVita, so it's 2x1 !
It will launch on:
SONY America: May 21th, 2019
SONY Europe & Xbox One: May 22nd, 2019
Nintendo Switch (EU&NA): May 24th, 2019
About Back in 1995:
A throwback to the survival horror and mystery games of the mid-90's 32-bit generation, Back in 1995 faithfully re-creates everything from this all-but-forgotten era of games.
Be transported to a world both concrete and indistinct, where you must uncover the mystery surrounding the disappearance of your daughter, the catastrophe that shook the city, and why you’ve decided to finally return.
Back in 1995 was created as a labour of love by indie developer Takaaki Ichijo as a means to replicate the unique feeling he had from his first gaming experiences.
Get lost in the nostalgic world of retro 3D graphics, including low res models, texture warping, CRT emulation, and fixed CCTV style camera angles.Relive the mystery game genre with an old-school user interface and tank controls.Explore a sparse cityscape in the year 1995, littered with clues about the past.Interact with a cast of damaged characters whose intentions you can never truly know.Uncover the mystery of yourself, your daughter, and what happened to the city.