Space Harrier is heading to 3DS and PS3

Sega is currently porting a 3D version of the arcade classic, Space Harrier, to 3DS. It hasn’t been revealed if this is a new 3D port of the arcade version or if it’s the 8-bit Master System release that supported the 3D glasses but I’m hoping for an arcade port. The Master System version was a decent attempt at an 8-bit conversion but it doesn’t hold a candle to the arcade original. Maybe that’s because it doesn’t have any hands to hold a candle with. I guess you could use some tape or sticky tack to have the game hold a candle but I’d probably still think the arcade game is better.

In addition to this 3DS port, Sega is also re-releasing the SEGA AGES PS2 Space Harrier Collection on PSN today… in Japan. Maybe they could bring this over as a Vintage Collection sometime soon for the West?

[Source: Siliconera]

Readers Comments (1)

  1. This has to be the arcade original. The Master System game, bless its soul, just wouldn’t cut it in any fashion today. It’s a blocky mess, especially going that fast. Was great for the time, especially the 3D, but not even retro gamers could probably get into it today.

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