Do you remember the Seinfeld horror game designed in Dreams from about a year ago? No? Well, it’s back anyway, and it looks weirder than ever.
When I first covered Sinfeld Remastered (then called Sinfeld Chronicles), it was a pretty good Seinfeld horror game, if there ever was one. You strolled around famous places like Jerry and Kramer’s apartments and were occasionally frightened by an obsessed doll. At the time, RareBird Games promised that something bigger was in development, and today it delivered on that promise.
Sinfeld has evolved, mutated even, into a completely different animal. In the first minute of the trailer above, you see the main character Donathan wandering around what looks like a post-apocalyptic version of Jerry Seinfeld̵
I’m very unsure what’s going on. The official summary says that Don is just the adopted son of Seinfeld (who was previously his nephew) who has been abandoned in New York and needs a place to crash, but the trailer shows that he is fighting monsters and descending helicopters, so clearly it is something the developers I’m not telling us about this guy. The YouTube description mentions an “endless loop of nightmares”, but it hardly clears anything.
There are also references to Spider-Man, Neon Genesis Evangelion and Metal Gear Solid. RareBird teased a “New York-themed” game last year, but now it seems that the sky is the limit for Sinfeld’s crossover potential.
Actually, I would say that the sky is the limit for this game in general. Anything can happen. Ray Romano, however, with zebra stripes may appear as the ultimate boss, and I will not be surprised at this point. Sinfeld Remastered is chaotic as hell, and it does not even matter that it is not really a Seinfeld horror game anymore. In fact, RareBird now describes Sinfeld Remastered quite simply as “an action-horror comedy parody with different playing styles inspired by Resident Evil, Silent Hills and PT”
Get ready for a wild ride, as RareBird tells AV Club that it plans to launch Sinfeld Remastered on PS5 and PC in October.
As soon as we learned about Sinfeld last year, we had to include it in our list above best Dreams levels to play on PS4.