If your taste for 16-bit platformers hasn’t been satiated after playing through Freedom Planet then you may want to turn your attention towards Spark the Electric Jester. It recently got a new gameplay video as you can see above.

 

The game’s creator LakeFepard describes Spark the Electric Jester as being a “challenge-based” platformer similar, at least in intent, to the Mega Man X series. However, what’s worth noting about LakeFepard is that they’re also the creator of the Sonic fan game Sonic Chrono Adventure.

 

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So you can also expect to see some similar designs to that game within Spark – especially as it’s made in the Sonic Worlds Engine. Most notably, Spark will collect power-ups in the form of items as he travels across the world. He also has a hoverboard that you’ll use during faster levels. Most levels, however, are played on foot.

 

You can download the latest demo of Spark the Electric Jester here.

Chris Priestman

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