Midwinter remake coming in 2015 from Chilli Hugger Software

By Brenna Hillier, Friday, 10 January 2014 05:46 GMT

Midwinter, the classic Amiga survival adventure by the late Mike Singleton, will be remade in HD for release next year – making good on a promise from early 2013.

The remake comes courtesy of Chilli Hugger Software, which produced the iOS re-release of The Lords of Midnight.

Eurogamer contributor Dan Whitehead has been brought on as creative lead following the publication of two feature articles on Midwinter and its creator, the much-mourned Singleton, who passed away in October 2012.

Singleton’s estate has given the project its blessing, and original programmer Dave Gautrey will reprise his role.

A Kickstarter will go live early this year to help fund development with release expected in early 2015 on PC and as yet unannounced consoles.

Midwinter first released in 1989, well ahead of the post-apocalyptic trend. It had players exploring a harsh, snowy environment, and blended adventure, RPG, survival, strategy and simulation elements in a compelling but challenging mix.

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