From Capcom-Unity, GregaMan has posted a new blog about the upcoming Strider, which includes a video comparing the game's remixed themes with their original inspirations from both the Arcade and NES originals. There's also a nice interview with the game's music composer, Michael John Mollo as well.
From the other end of the globe, the Japanese gaming website 4gamer and the game's e-capcom official site have both updated with new information regarding the game's boxed limited "Special-A Class" edition. Links below:
A summary of points of interest:
- Character screens showing the new design of Ton Pooh in 4gamer. More information about the game's enemies will come December 19th.
- The Limited Edition boxart and the cover art for the artwork and soundtrack have been revealed, drawn by veteran Capcom artists Ryuji Higurashi and "Tamio". Sample images can be seen in both pages.
- The artwork, "Strider Hiryu Visual Chronicle", will include "unpublished material" from all three games in the series, as well as unseen art from the unreleased Famicom original. Other material listed includes poster/flyer art from Strider, the Mega Drive port's packaging art, Strider 2's Secret File and material from the Capcom Fan Club newsletter.
- Details on the 3-disc soundtrack, "Strider Hiryu Sound Chronicle": the Strider disc will be collected from the fixed sound source found in the Arcade game's "Resale Version", and will incldue 1 "unreleased song" from the game and, as a bonus track, the soundtrack from the game's Sharp X68000 port. The Strider 2 disc will be the based off the PlayStation port's OST.