It’s not fairly often {that a} game studio releases an update for a 25-year-old videogame, however developer 2.21 has accomplished it for Little Big Adventure 2—launched in North America as Twinsen’s Odyssey—to mark its 25 anniversary in June.

The update will convey a lot of new options to the game, together with:

  • Auto-centered digicam in exteriors setting on/off
  • Language choose in menu
  • Steam Achievements
  • Steam Cloud Saving
  • Controller Support
  • Input remapping
  • New Game+
  • Windowed Support

The unique Little Big Adventure, launched in North America as Relentless: Twinsen’s Adventure, is getting a just about an identical update, however as an alternative of a digicam auto-center toggle, it’ll have a brand new “hit by walls” toggle possibility. That game was launched in October 1994, so it is not celebrating an anniversary—however an update 28 years later is much more of a rarity.

2.21 is not the unique developer of the Twinsen video games—that credit score goes to Adeline Software—however there’s a connection. The studio was co-founded by Didier Chanfray, who was additionally a co-founder of Adeline in 1993. The preliminary objective of the brand new operation was to push forward with improvement of Little Big Adventure 3, however after consideration the staff determined to successfully begin over with a reboot of Twinsen’s Little Big Adventure, which it hopes to have out in 2024, in time for the thirtieth anniversary of the primary game.

Twinsen’s Little Big Adventure Classic, and Little Big Adventure Classic 2, can be found now on Steam—and for individuals who want it old-school, the unique editions of each video games are additionally obtainable as free DLC. I you are not conversant in LBA and need to know what all of the fuss is about, here is our 2016 retrospective on the “strangely sweet world of Little Big Adventure 2,” a “ridiculously charming” game that is held up fairly effectively regardless of all of the years passed by.