Veteran Japanese developer Sunsoft is making a comeback and has announced that it will showcase the new games being developed under its banner at an upcoming showcase on August 18.
The studio, which became famous for developing numerous cult classic games during the 1980s and 1990s, has been largely dormant since the release of Dark Eclipse for PSVR and Shanghai Refresh on the Switch in 2018.
“Although we have been quiet for some time, there has been a lot going on behind the scenes,” general manager Yuichi Ochi said. “We are very excited to finally be able to share our vision for Sunsoft’s rebirth with fans old and new.”
Sunsoft’s presentation will be streamed live on the company’s YouTube channel at 1 p.m. PT / 4 p.m. its tie-in game to the 1989 Batman movie is still fondly remembered as one of the best dark knight games of the era.
With Gamescom right around the corner, August is shaping up to be a busy month for game reveals and updates. The Gamescom Opening Night Live hosted by Geoff Keighley will have 30 world premiere announcements when it kicks off on August 23, there will be an Xbox Gamescom live stream starting on August 25, and an indie-focused showcase will launch on August 26.
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