Dementium developer Renegade Kid is remaking its first-person survival-horror series for the 3DS eShop.

1

Renegade Kid co-founder Jools Watsham made the reveal in a livestreamed chat with Twitch streamer Vinesauce (thanks, NintendoEverything).

Watsham noted that he'd like this enhanced remake to run at 60fps - even with the 3D on - and will feature an improved save system. "The save spots in the US version is abysmal," he laughed, before noting that the European version had a checkpoint system prior to each boss. Even this Watsham felt wasn't quite the ideal solution, so expect that to be tweaked.

"I think Demenitum has a bit more of a special place in our heart than Moon does," he recalled of the studio's debut game.

Renegade Kid was targeting a Q1 release for the Dementium remake, but Watsham said that he didn't want to rush it, so a Q2 release is sounding more likely.

"We definitely want to do Dementium 3 eventually," he added, but noted that it won't be "anytime soon" as it will cost a lot to produce a brand new game.

This isn't the first Renegade Kid has remade one of its DS games on the 3DS, as it previously remade its sci-fi FPS Moon as a 3DS episodic series entitled Moon Chronicles.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Jump to comments (8)

About the author

Jeffrey Matulef

Jeffrey Matulef

Contributor

Jeffrey Matulef is the best-dressed man in 1984. Based in Portland, OR he operates as Eurogamer's US news editor.

More articles by Jeffrey Matulef

Comments (8)

Hide low-scoring comments
Order
Threading

Related

Dementium II

Insane in the membrane.

Renegade Kid reclaims the rights to Dementium

UPDATE: Developer says it "will be exploring all possibilities" to continuing the franchise.

Dementium 2 HD checks in on Steam

While Mutant Mudds Deluxe hits PS3 & Vita in North America.

Latest Quake Champions patch nerfs all damage dealing abilities

Light Champions get a little boost, though.

Latest

Latest Quake Champions patch nerfs all damage dealing abilities

Light Champions get a little boost, though.

Digital FoundryFinal Fantasy 13 on Xbox One X is a back-compat masterpiece

Enhanced performance, 9x resolution boost - and vastly improved video cutscenes.

Diablo creator slams Blizzard in livestream

"We don't know if any of this is the case. However, you can easily imagine this."

Advertisement