Castlevania, Super Smash Bros. composer Yuzo Koshiro is engaged on the Mina the Hollower soundtrack

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Even should you don’t acknowledge Yuzo Koshiro by his title, you’ve undoubtedly heard his music. The legendary composer has labored on the likes of Castlevania, Etrian Odyssey, The Revenge of Shinobi, Shenmue, Streets of Rage, and Super Smash Bros. — and that’s simply what’s named within the video description.

The video in query is an announcement from Yacht Club Games. Best identified for creating the Shovel Knight franchise, Yacht Club’s subsequent mission is Mina the Hollower. The Game Boy Color-inspired journey already has massive Nintendo vibes, so it solely is smart {that a} composer related to a number of Nintendo classics would make a contribution. As Koshiro states within the quick video, he’s working alongside the primary composer and isn’t solely dealing with the music, nevertheless it’s nonetheless thrilling to know he’ll have a hand in the way it sounds.

Koshiro additionally congratulates Yacht Club on its Kickstarter success. Mina the Hollower was totally funded simply eight hours after being introduced, and as of the time of this writing, it’s presently sitting at simply over an enormous $1 million with two days to go. [Full disclosure: the writer of this article contributed to that crowdfunding campaign.]

Now the query is, when is the game’s launch date? The Kickstarter lists December 2023 as a launch window, however the remaining month of the 12 months is usually used as a placeholder. While we don’t know precisely when the workforce is focusing on, we do know that it hopes to have the game in followers’ fingers by Halloween of subsequent 12 months.