Never underestimate the power of nostalgia. The original Game Boy is one of the most beloved gaming devices in history, and that’s fueled a number of indie developers in creating actual games that can fit on a Game Boy cartridge decades later.
Dragonborne is the latest venture, an RPG developed by indie developer Spacebot Interactive, and inspired by The Legend of Zelda, Final Fantasy, and Dragon Quest. It was developed using GB Studio with an actual (though limited) physical release on a Game Boy cartridge.
If you don’t happen to have an OG Game Boy lying around, but still want to enjoy the nostalgic game, SpaceBot Interactive announced that Dragonborne is coming to Steam PC on February 12.
Dragonborne features about 10 hours of gameplay, including exploring dungeons, solving puzzles, acquiring new weapons and abilities, and battling in turn-based combat. The story stars Kris, a warrior in a fantasy land searching for his missing dragon-slaying father.
The PC version is a direct port of the Game Boy game, so don’t expect widescreen or, er, color. Spacebot Interactive’s next game is another GB Studio production called Daedeus, a horror adventure shipping this March. Pre-orders are available now.