It’s a simple concept. Young man meets strange gelatinous creature; become fast friends.
The original ‘A Boy and His Blob’ was an NES sidescroller featuring a boy, a blob, and a quest to defeat an evil emperor. The Boy could feed the Blob jellybeans to which he would transform into useful items to help their journey along.
In the upcoming issue of Nintendo Power, a new take on the classic is revealed. WayForward Technologies (Contra 4) is breathing life back into the project (aimed for this fall), after the previously announced DS incarnation was canceled. They’re choosing to go with a hand drawn, 2D artstyle that looks which just looks stunning:
For more information on the game, pick up the April issue of Nintendo Power hitting news stands soon!