"A song for the classic platform games."
I Wanna Be the Guy is a game that pays homage to the classics of the platform genre, from the aesthetics to the theme, the design of the main character, the gameplay, the conventions of graphic design, etc. That's the purpose and reason why the author of I Wanna Be the Guy embarked on the project, and this is the result.
It doesn't take more than 30 years to enjoy the retro concept of I Wanna Be the Guy, and its cheeky song like the arcade games of the 1980s and 1990s, like Megaman. The protagonist himself, a sort of boy who aspires to become a superhero, is a replica of characters from the world of platform games that made history, just like Megaman, Super Mario, etc.
Like the games of the past which it tries to emulate, I Wanna Be the Guy is quite complicated, and even offers some highly frustrating challenges for players which, in turn, contribute to an inexplicable addiction after just a few games.