Sega reveals new 3DS game 'Crush'

Posted by Mike Luttrell

Heading out this fall, the puzzler/platformer game 'Crush' is sure to make a splash.

The game was just announced by Sega, along with a proposed September release date

What's unique about this announcement is that Crush was originally released for Sony's PSP handheld, which at the time was the only portable game device capable of running the game.

Now, of course, the 3DS is more than capable of powering any title that was originally developed for the PSP, though this is believed to be the first game that is a direct platform cross.

Crush 3D - the official title of the upcoming 3DS installment - is not just a port of the PSP adventure, but it is not a completely brand new experience either. Rather, it's more like a highly updated version of the PSP original.

Even on the PSP, Crush was a game that relied on viewer perspective and the manipulation of 3D graphics (despite being presented on a 2D display). The transition to 3D makes it a much more inventive concept.

"Navigate across the surreal platforms of Danny’s mind by ‘crushing’ your way from a 2-dimensional to a 3-dimensional world and back again whenever you need to. Discover how ‘crushing’ takes you to impossible heights, over insurmountable obstacles, and even disposes of dangerous enemies. With full 3D graphics that make complete use of the Nintendo 3DS capabilities, CRUSH3D also sports the possibility to leave gifts for friends to collect in-game, using the innovative StreetPass communication system," described Sega.