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Kingpin: Reloaded, a redone version of the 1999 first-person shooter Kingpin: Life of Crime, isn’t launching this year as originally planned – hardly a surprise given how only a few days remain in 2020.

In a message shared with fans, the team said that “some major changes” took place during development, causing the delay. Rather than recreating things in a modern engine, the original game and engine have been reverse engineered, “essentially re-creating the missing sources from scratch.”

Thankfully, development is progressing smoothly. More news will be shared in January.

Here’s the full message detailing Kingpin: Reloaded’s current status:

Kingpin: Reloaded has received a new teaser trailer showcasing how the visuals have been refreshed. Check out the video below.

Kingpin: Reloaded should release on Switch later in 2020.

IGN recently spoke with Brian Fargo to talk about the PC game Mario Teaches Typing from way back in 1991. You can hear below about how the creator of Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing wasn’t pleased with the competition, and how Nintendo ended things after another company came out with a Mario product that didn’t meet the company’s standards.

Interplay owns the rights to a slew of gaming IPs, a number of which have appeared on Nintendo platforms. The company is responsible for Earthworm Jim, Freespace, Giants, Kingpin, Messiah, MDK, Run Like Hell, Sacrifice, Battlechess, Clayfighter, Dark Alliance, Descent, and more.

Interplay is now looking to sell off its library of gaming assets and intellectual property. In total, about 70 titles and dozens of characters will be up for grabs. Interested parties will now be able to submit offers, though it’ll likely be awhile before we hear about any purchases.

Thanks to Lars for the tip.