Elden Ring is getting a fan-made Game Boy demake

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Elden Ring fan content material has been releasing for the reason that game’s launch in late February — what else do you count on from a game that offered 12 million copies in a month? This new undertaking is one thing fairly particular although.

Nintendo YouTuber Shintendo is creating an Elden Ring demake for Game Boy, changing the attractive game right into a monochrome 2D journey. Shintendo claims the undertaking “will work on real hardware,” so you probably have entry to a Game Boy, you ought to have the ability to play it on the basic handheld sometime. The first teaser has a pattern of what you’ll be able to count on. It begins because the common Elden Ring does, on the Chapel of Anticipation, earlier than the Tarnished meets their inevitable demise by the hands of a Grafted Scion. Shintendo doesn’t know the way a lot of the total game will make it into the demake, however they’re “hoping to finish [the] Limgrave area by the end of May.”

This isn’t the primary demake of a Soulsborne game we’ve seen. The beloved Bloodborne PSX fan undertaking launched for PC again in February, and it’s even playable on Steam Deck. Creator Lilith Walter is engaged on Bloodborne Kart now, turning the meme into an actual game.

Of course, Elden Ring itself has obtained loads of jokey mods too. One of our favorites replaces the Tree Sentinel’s horse with Thomas the Tank Engine.