Yeah, it’s-a Wario.
Ever since I kicked off the Digital Boy Works undertaking lo these many months in the past (nicely, two months in the past), the prevailing query has been the identical: “When can we get to Wario Land?” The reply is, “As we speak.”
Truthfully, even earlier than I launched into the Digital Boy undertaking, I knew Digital Boy Wario Land by its status as the one good Digital Boy recreation—one thing that appeared affordable based mostly on the little time I had spent with it. And now that I’ve performed the sport to completion, I’ve to confess, it did not disappoint. Digital Boy is not practically the blighted wasteland of rubbish many individuals would have you ever imagine, however this can be a recreation that Nintendo R&D1 put its coronary heart (and a surprisingly enormous allocation of workers) into. And that imply it is fairly superior.
Whereas it lacks the mad invention of its follow-ups for Sport Boy Coloration and Advance, Digital Boy Wario Land hints on the course these video games would take with its giant, distinctive stage designs. It actually is an ideal midpoint between the unique Wario Land and its sequels.
And man, does it look good. Overlook the 3D ingredient; have a look at the dimensions of these sprites! Wario and his foes are enormous and lavishly animated. Actually makes you would like the Sport Boy Advance had decision on par with the Digital Boy.
I really feel like if any recreation appears a possible candidate to flee the gravity of Digital Boy in remake kind, it is this one. So, uhhh… let’s get on that, Nintendo