Ib Remake Featured on the March 23 Issue of Famitsu

    Releasing alongside the Nintendo Switch version.

    Famitsu announced the March 23 issue releases on March 9 featuring a cover story about PLAYISM and kouri’s Ib remake. This new issue launches alongside the new Nintendo Switch version of Ib remake.

    The March 23 Famitsu issue includes the latest information about the Nintendo Switch version of Ib remake and developer interviews with kouri and PLAYISM. Additionally, kouri illustrated the new issue of Famitsu. Readers may purchase the new issue at Amazon Japan with worldwide shipping.

    Check out the new issue cover below via Famitsu:

    Famitsu cover featuring Ib remake
    Famitsu March 23, 2023 Issue – Ib remake

    Here’s an overview of Ib remake via Steam:


    A young girl named Ib visits an art gallery with her parents.
    While perusing the various works of art, Ib suddenly realizes that she is alone.
    As she searches for someone – anyone – else, the museum begins to change…

    A 2D exploration adventure game set in a creepy, mysterious art gallery.
    Inspect the area around you, discovering items and disarming traps to find your way out of the strange gallery.

    • A mysterious adventure set it an art gallery full of puzzles to solve.
    • Pieces of artwork beautifully crafted in pixel art.
    • Basic controls consist of movement and an interact (speak) button, enjoyable by players of all levels.
    • Seven different endings to unlock based on player actions and choices.
    • Upon completion you will be rewarded with the True Guertena exhibit where you can collect the artwork found throughout the game and be able to visit an extra dungeon that you couldn’t access in your first playthrough.
    New Features

    This game is a remake of the 2D exploration-adventure title Ib, set in a creepy, mysterious art gallery and originally released in February 2012. Virtually all of the graphics have been updated, with many upgraded and additional effects as well.

    • Significantly improved screen resolution and graphics allow players to experience a classic in a whole new light.
    • Brand new graphics for maps, characters, and stills.
    • Addition of all-new and redesigned pieces of artwork.
    • Further improvements upon the original concept of making the game enjoyable for Players of all level through optimizations to the many puzzles in-game.
    • Brand new puzzles, effects, and tricks that were not present in the original.
    • Addition of “Zoom Mode” for improved visibility, allowing players to spot small items more easily and view the many pieces of artwork in greater detail.
    • New “conversation system” allows companions to offer hints and engage in conversation.
    • Brand new BGM composed specifically for the remake.

    Lastly, Ib remake is available on PC via Steam.

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon and a News Writer at Game Rant. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email:

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