name that SNES game
May 13, 2007 12:33 PM   Subscribe

I am trying to remember the of a SNES game I used to play that had been redone and was made available for PC. There was a post about it on me-fi about a year ago but I can't find it. The premise was that your character was transproted to an alien word and you have to escape their prison and find out how to get home. I have searched the following tags on me-fi: alien, game, games, videogames, and Nintendo. I remember the post mentioning that the creator was French so I even searched that and got nothing. I have searched other places with no luck. All I need is the name of the game and I will be set.
posted by graham1881 to Sports, Hobbies, & Recreation (10 answers total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
 
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posted by thirteenkiller at 12:42 PM on May 13, 2007


I'm pretty sure this is "Another World", also variously known as "Out Of This World".

Here's the author's site: http://www.anotherworld.fr/anotherworld_uk/
posted by 40 Watt at 12:43 PM on May 13, 2007


Thanks a bunch
posted by graham1881 at 12:53 PM on May 13, 2007


thank you... you that was it
posted by graham1881 at 12:54 PM on May 13, 2007


One of my favorite games from back in the day. There's a version for the GameBoy Advance, as well.
posted by sonofslim at 1:03 PM on May 13, 2007


There was also a sequel of sorts (but only for the Sega CD) called Heart of the Alien where you play the role of your grey alien friend.
posted by blueberry at 1:12 PM on May 13, 2007


Ah yes what a great game, if you liked this you may like Flash Back and Heart of Darkness. All very cool games.
posted by Sevenupcan at 1:17 PM on May 13, 2007


the anecdote about Flashback originally starting out as a licensed game based on The Godfather is truly bizarre.
posted by tremspeed at 4:10 PM on May 13, 2007


Good god that gamed vexed me as a young boy. I played it on a Macintosh Color Classic.
posted by Baby_Balrog at 8:39 PM on May 13, 2007


OnEscapee (review; "The best game of 1997") is another one you might like if you enjoyed Another World and Flashback. And it's free \o/
posted by Freaky at 8:57 PM on May 13, 2007


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