Shining Force Online by unFun Games will be releasing its unofficial free browser Beta this week.
R. Mulvany of unFun Games said,
“I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do next. I thought about doing a remake. I heard about the Sonic 2 fan remake being shut down and that was a shame – it looked fantastic. I was googling about and found a Shining Force fansite where – years ago, they tried to make a Shining Force MMO. This wasn’t the only attempt. Searching, I found 6 other tries that also never happened. Maybe it was cursed, I don’t know, but I wanted to take a crack at it.”
He then added,
“This is a very story-driven game. You will play through a story complete with cutscenes, characters that die, and twists along the way. We won’t have the entire game ready at launch. We’ll be in beta for a few months. The way the engine works – we’ll open up new worlds and content literally on a daily basis. Even if you don’t patch, it doesn’t mean we didn’t add tons of content while you were away.”
The RPG is currently hosted at Arcade Country, and will go live this Thursday.
What did you think? You can check out the official Shining Force Online site for more information.