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Indie gem Treasure Adventure Game is getting an HD remake, with a beautiful new art style

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If you haven't played Treasure Adventure Game , you should probably go and do that right now. It's an astonishingly lovely open world piratey platform game that took its creator, Stephen Orlando (or Robit Studios) around three years to make, before he gave us the whole damn thing for free. Now, over a year since its release, he's announced an HD remake/reimagining with an entirely new visual style, some new music by the original composer, lots of small tweaks, and a new game engine. Oh, and a new title: it's now known as Treasure Adventure World . You can see the debut trailer after the break.

As IndieStatik reveal in their announcement interview , Orlando's collaborating with Starbound developer Chucklefish on the game, with Christine Crossley drawing all the new art. For his part, Orlando is transferring the original game from Multimedia Fusion 2 to Scirra's (pretty similar) game engine Construct, taking the opportunity to improve and tweak a few things at the same time. They're aiming for a 2013 release for Treasure Adventure World, with a price "reasonable for a game of this type". And caw blimey - I can't wait for this one.

Tom Sykes

Tom loves exploring in games, whether it’s going the wrong way in a platformer or burgling an apartment in Deus Ex. His favourite game worlds—Stalker, Dark Souls, Thief—have an atmosphere you could wallop with a blackjack. He enjoys horror, adventure, puzzle games and RPGs, and played the Japanese version of Final Fantasy VIII with a translated script he printed off from the internet. Tom has been writing about free games for PC Gamer since 2012. If he were packing for a desert island, he’d take his giant Columbo boxset and a laptop stuffed with PuzzleScript games.