Another World 0.2.1 Homebrew Version (GekiHEN Contest Entry)
Are you the type of person who thinks remasters are shameless ways to ask for more money for the same product again, with usually inferior results (looking at you Bioshock)? Or maybe you are the type of person who prefers to experience the game in its original form? This release has me split in two different directions. For one it’s great that developer GekiHEN Contest. On the other hand… the game is available on the PSN. But instead of going into the pit of talking about piracy – in my opinion a deep and complex topic that could be discussed for hours, given the right people are discussing it – I’ll leave the choice up to you. I’m just happy that everyone gets a choice of whatever they prefer and that’s the way it should be.(aka Somo) went to the trouble of porting the original version of Another World for all of us homebrew users and that we get another new entry in the
What is Another World?
Another World (also known originally as Out of this World on the U.S. and Outer World in Japan) is a classic game from the heyday of classic DOS platformers developed by Delphine Software and released back in 1991 and that has survived to the modern age through multiple re-releases and has pretty much been released in every single platform from the 16-bit era consoles to the PS3/4 (and even got released on the 3DO!) There are also multiple open-source implementations of the original game and its assets and now developer Somo has decided to port over to our Vitas the one by developer Gregory Montoir called rawgl.
Instructions for Another World
Put the original data files in the folder ux0:app/SOMO00002/DATA
Original files can be downloaded in serveral sites, for example:
/ Right Stick : Move Lester
: Run / Shoot
Download Another World
To download the homebrew version of Another World, just head over to the GekiHEN entry page for this game and download the VPK file. Developer somo doesn’t feel that this version of the game has any bugs but if you encounter any, or if you have ideas for enhancements you think he could put into the game (or do it yourself) he encourages you to do so on his GitHub for this homebrew where you can pull or open an issue at your leisure.
Enjoy another fantastic homebrew port everyone!