1993 Beat ’em Up Night Slashers to Resurrect Its Horrors for Remake

Night Slashers

 

Back in the heyday of the side-scrolling arcade beat 'em up, there were plenty of alternatives to mainstays like Capcom's Final Fight or the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive Streets of Rage series. In 1993, Data East gave the familiar formula a bloody twist with the horror-themed Night Slashers, and now Forever Entertainment and G-Mode are teaming up to bring it back in the form of a remake.

 

Details are light at the moment, but Forever Entertainment plans to bring this one to "all major platforms" at some point. The company has been dipping into quite a few remakes lately, including Panzer Dragoon and its upcoming sequel, as well as the first two House of the Dead games and an assortment of as-yet unnamed Square Enix titles. 

 

Stay tuned for more on the remake of Night Slashers as further announcements are made. In the meantime, you can play the original on Switch.

 

Via Gematsu

 

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his comics at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.

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