Quantcast
Shiro Games considering Evoland for Nintendo hardware - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Evoland  



Shiro Games considering Evoland for Nintendo hardware


1:00 PM on 04.05.2013
EvolandShiro Games considering Evoland for Nintendo hardware photo



Evoland, an exploration of adventure games' evolution from independent developer Shiro Games, is currently available for PC through Steam and GOG.com, with an iOS release due later this month. However, given the nature of the game and the roots on which it was developed, why has Evoland not released on any of Nintendo's hardware? Will it ever?

"We have talked with Nintendo about this and it is something that we would like to do in theory," Shiro Games CEO Sebastien Vidal told Destructoid. "It is quite a bit of work from a technology and UI standpoint, though. On top of that, we have already started working (a bit) on our next game. The only thing I can say is that we are discussing the possibility regularly, but we don't know if it will happen or not at this point."

Vidal added that the reason an iOS release of Evoland is happening so soon is because the team worked on the platform early in the game's development. The studio is confident in Evoland's playability on the iPad, but testing is still commencing on iPhone due to its screen size. Nonetheless, Vidal said there's not much work left to do on that front.

"As far as Nintendo is concerned, we have discussed the possibility to port the game and they were quite keen, but we said we would talk again after the release when we'll have more time to decide where we're going next. We didn't discuss 3DS, Wii U or anything else, so it's just early discussions," Vidal said.








Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






timeline following:
Evoland



3:00 PM on 04.04.2013
Review: Evoland

There is no shortage of indie games designed to appeal to our nostalgic side, with hundreds of "retro puzzle-platformers" on offer. There are so many, in fact, that very few of them feel sincere anymore. Independent developme...more



12:30 PM on 03.20.2013
Evoland release date is sooner than expected

The Evoland Facebook page has just announced the release date for the overhauled and complete version of the game: April 4, 2013 -- a mere two weeks away. Evoland began as a Ludum Dare entry, a game made in 48 hours. Th...more



10:30 PM on 01.28.2013
Evoland is evolving into a new game

Evoland is a great example of how adventure games came from humble beginnings and turned into a classic genre. It had a good dose of commentary sprinkled in with a really inventive concept and made for a wonderful ...more




Indie

9:30 AM on 10.20.2014
Fairy Bloom Ultra Encore now available on PC

Fairy Bloom Ultra Encore is out now for Windows PC, Playism has announced. The action game has a jaunty premise, following a fairy tasked with defending a flower from a swarm of aphids. Yes, really. You'll need to pulverize ...more



1:00 PM on 10.19.2014
Hey, Destructoid! What games are you playing this weekend?

Covering the PC gaming news beat requires that I spend a lot of my time researching the newest titles and the latest industry happenings for the site. Admittedly, I love to learn about new things and I especially enjoy sharin...more



9:00 AM on 10.19.2014
WayForward passion project gets picked up by Amazon

Til Morning's Light is a new original I.P. from WayForward, published by Amazon, to appear exclusively on Amazon Fire Phone. It reminds me of what Platinum and Nintendo did with Bayonetta 2, According to WayForward's Ad...more



View all Indie






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more