Not too long ago word got out that Team Meat were considering bringing Super Meat Boy to mobile devices, stating that it would be coming to “iOS and more” in terms of platforms which usually means Android as well. Today we have some new information and the first picture of what Super Meat Boy: The Game could look like for mobile devices.
Posted by Team Meat on March 31st, this screenshot or possible concept art shows what Team Meat’s Super Meat Boy could look like on mobile devices. Team Meat have already stated that they would not bring Super Meat Boy over to mobile in some “shitty sub-par ported version” since it is a “twitch platformer” which would not work at all on mobile devices, especially with having buttons all over the screen. Therefor they have decided to build Super Meat Boy: The Game for mobile devices from scratch, designing it specifically for mobile devices.
Team Meat has also stated that this game won’t be the Super Meat Boy you’ve come to know and love. It will be a new platformer game with Super Meat Boy in it but the gameplayand controls will be geared towards mobile devices. It will also most likely be as ridiculously difficult to finish like the it’s console brother.
“So as some of you know, we have been playing with the idea of porting SMB on the iPhone for some time. Sadly, there was no way of doing this without the game becoming a pile of garbage, Super Meat Boy is a twitch platformer with precision controls, there was no way in hell this would work on a touch screen with buttons all over it, Super Meat Boy isn’t a game we want to make a sub-par version of just to cash in. So, we decided to totally remake the whole game instead, from the ground up!” – Team Meat’s Edmund McMillen
He goes on to say in the new blog post from Team Meat that Super Meat Boy for mobile won’t be…
“shitty port of an existing game with non tactile buttons spread all over the screen blocking the players view and making for frustrating controls”
Good to know. Team Meat also plans to release more details over the next short period of time regarding Super Meat Boy: The Game for mobile devices. Until then though, we just have to sit and wait patently for those details to be released.
Website Referenced: PocketGamer