Only a prototype of the full game.
A prototype for the unreleased Super Nintendo Rayman game is now playable for free.
Kotaku reports developer Omar Cornut, founder of Lizardcube, successfully uploaded the prototype to Dropbox. However, you’ll need a SNES emulator to play it. You can check out footage of the title here.
It’s still very much just an early build of the game, containing only a single small environment, a few character animations, and the ability to jump. Cornut received the prototype – and approval to put it online – from Rayman creator Michel Ancel, who re-discovered it last year.
Super Nintendo Rayman game.
“It’s a really early demo, not really a playable game,” Cornut tweeted. “According to old screenshots and reports it did grow to a more fully fledged game but a later version wasn’t found yet.”
Ancel first shared that he finally found the SNES Rayman game late last year after it was lost for 24 years. Ancel also jokingly said he “should do a Switch version of this” and that it was running at a full 60 frames-per-second.
Cornut and Lizardcube recently remastered Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap for current gen systems. Check out our review of the game, which we scored a 7.1.
Alex Gilyadov is a freelance writer for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter.