Dizzy returns 9/12/2011 with Prince of the Yolkfolk

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Post by Meph » Wed Nov 23, 2011 5:29 pm

Too bad a lot of people will miss out
I wont be playing and can't.
Hopefully theres enough people who will and can give Dizzy the best chance of life.
Unless there is an Ipad emulator things floating around.
Its always the cracked ones that let the light in

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Post by delta » Wed Nov 23, 2011 6:39 pm

I don't have anything it could run on.

I'm not that disappointed though, it's only PoTYF, which is already available as a free DizzyAGE remake.

If it had been an entirely new game, I might have been a bit more upset...
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Post by xelanoimis » Wed Nov 23, 2011 8:05 pm

Great news indeed - fans' prayers being heard :)
Now I hope they won't stop at this remake and come up with something new.

However, I'm not a huge fun of this particular 2D graphics style. I always imagined Dizzy's return in a 3D cartoon style, as an adventure-platformer, not necessarily limited to a simple side-scroller but not a 3rd person shooter either. Could also fit better on XBOX/PS3.

There are a couple of remakes on iOS so this might do nice.
We'll see.

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Post by woodpigeon » Wed Nov 23, 2011 8:32 pm

that trailer was awesome though the hype of the basic startup and then the loading screen, that was sooo cool!!!

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Post by Lex_Hedley » Wed Nov 23, 2011 9:00 pm

Great news! :v2_dizzy_yahoo:

I'd have been quite happy with a direct copy of the original graphics but it's nice to see an update.
I think they are the perfect size game for a phone.
I think the new graphics look great, took a little time to get use to them but overall I like them.

I hope this is the start of many re-makes, and hopefully a new story as well soon.

xelanoimis wrote: There are a couple of remakes on iOS so this might do nice.
Have I missed these? Are they actually available or is it just the few mentioned in threads on here?

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Post by DizzyFanUK » Wed Nov 23, 2011 11:09 pm

Looks cool.
Shame they didn't use DizzyAGE :p
Guess that makes the petition redundant now? :hitwall:
:v2_dizzy_thumbsup:Long Live Dizzy - May his boxing gloves never shrink in the wash :v2_dizzy_biggrin:

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Post by lucksy » Wed Nov 23, 2011 11:32 pm

To those without the phones to play this (like me), it is possible to run android os in vmware. Info is here: http://www.android-x86.org/. It seems to have functionality for buying and using apps so we might be able to play the game with it. Thought some people might be interested in giving it a look as opposed to missing out on the eggcitement.

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Post by pteal79 » Wed Nov 23, 2011 11:49 pm

DizzyFanUK wrote:Guess that makes the petition redundant now? :hitwall:
The petition is still available to view, but its now closed to new posts. Seems that it worked!

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Post by ingolemo » Thu Nov 24, 2011 5:09 am

I'm not sure I can quite believe what's happening. I'd all but given up on ever seeing another official dizzy release. Personally, I'd have preferred Magicland over a PoTY remake, but I'm not complaining.

I too do not have any device upon which I can play this game. Which makes me sad.

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Look at the size of the market

Post by pteal79 » Thu Nov 24, 2011 5:41 am

there has been quite a few negative comments about the formats in which the new game will released, but when you look at the worldwide figures for the consoles/smartphones you can see why they choose the formats they have.

These are world wide figures (september/october)
Xbox 57.6 Million
PS3 55.5 Million
Wii 88.3 Million
Total of 201 Million Worldwide.

Android 190 Million
iOS 250 Million
Total of 440 Million Worldwide.

As you can see the mobile devices are over double that of traditional consoles, and is one huge market. I would expect that thanks to the app stores that the new games will be world wide, all though this has yet to be confirmed.

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