Long before Sonic, Alex Kidd was Sega’s mascot. But he hasn’t had a new game since 1990. This will ultimately change.
Merge announced Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX today at IGN’s Summer of Gaming event. This is a remake of the first entry in the Alex Kidd franchise, which debuted in 1986 for the Sega Master system.
The Alex Kidd series had six installments before ending in 1990 with Alex Kidd in Shinobi World. Thankfully, classic game remakes are all the rage these days, so even a late character like Alex Kidd has a chance to live a new life. We saw it recently with Streets of Rage 4, another Sega franchise that has been dead for decades.
The remake allows you to play the game in its original presentation or with updated graphics. It also includes a new boss rush mode. The game has no release date and we also don’t know what platforms Alex Kidd is coming to.