Posts Tagged ‘Wii U’

WayForward announces “Friends to the End” DLC for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero!

Valencia, Calif. – 12/6/2017— WayForward is pleased to announce Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Friends to the End!

Name: Shantae: Friends to the End
Publisher/Developer: WayForward, XSEED
Release Date: Available 12/12/2017 (EU Wii U version will arrive on the following week)
Platforms: Nintendo Switch*, Wii U, PS4, PSVita, Xbox One, and Steam.
Players: Single Player
Price: $7.99 USD

Experience the final piece of the Shantae: Half-Genie Hero storyline as Sky, Bolo, and Rottytops!

About:

When Shantae falls prey to dark magic, it’s up to Shantae’s BFFs Sky, Bolo, and Rottytops to save her from a Nightmare Realm of her own imagining! Conquer remixed locales (and new challenge levels) using Bolo’s grapple claw, Sky’s egg-toss, and Rottytops’ brain-munching to beat bad guys, solve all-new puzzles, and rescue the half-genie hero. It’s all possible with the power of friendship!

Hashtag:

#ShantaeFriendsToTheEnd

Game Features:

  • Enter the Nightmare Realm and experience the final piece of the Shantae story!
  • Solve puzzles and battle enemies by swapping freely between Sky, Bolo, or Rottytops!
  • Glide, toss eggs, and hatch helpful bird buddies as Sky!
  • Grapple and swing through the air as Bolo!
  • Fling your head and eat brains to regenerate health as Rottytops!
  • Level up! Collect Gems to increase each heroes’ potential!
  • Unlock different endings by recovering lost Dream Squids
  • Enjoy fan-favorite musical selections from Shantae’s past, included with this mode!

Additional Notes:

Future DLC “Ninja, Beach and Officer will arrive in early 2018, and do not continue the current storyline

*Paid DLC content will be included in 2018’s Ultimate Edition

This product was crowd-funded by fans that generously backed multiple tiers of bonus content, including this expanded content! Thank you to all of our Backers!

Source: PR Email

Bayonetta 3, The Legend of Zelda DLC News Revealed During the Game Awards!

VANCOUVER, B.C, Dec. 8, 2017 – Nintendo received a number of honours at The Game Awards in Los Angeles, winning the awards for Game of the Year for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Best Family Game for Super Mario Odyssey and Best Handheld Game for Metroid: Samus ReturnsThe Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild also won the awards for Best Game Direction and Best Action/Adventure Game.

But that’s not the only Nintendo news from the annual awards show. During the event, Nintendo revealed a trailer announcing that the Bayonetta 3 game is currently in development exclusively for the Nintendo Switch system. In addition, the critically acclaimed Bayonetta 2 game, originally a Wii U exclusive, will be launching for Nintendo Switch on Feb. 16. Players who purchase the game in stores will receive a free download code for the original Bayonetta game. Canadian pricing details for each title will be announced at a later date. Consumers looking to purchase the digital versions of the games for Nintendo Switch can do so via Nintendo eShop or Nintendo.ca. BayonettaBayonetta 2 and Bayonetta 3 are developed by PlatinumGames.

Fans of The Legend of the Zelda: Breath of the Wild game got a new look at the game’s second DLC pack, The Champions’ Ballad, as well as the surprise news that it launched shortly after The Game Awards livestream. In this second of two DLC packs that are part of the game’s Expansion Pass, players are granted access to a large new adventure featuring a never-before-seen dungeon, new insights into the background of the game’s four Champions, as well as a new high-mobility means of transportation. Once players complete the adventure, they will have the opportunity to traverse the enormous world of Hyrule on top of a motorcycle called Master Cycle Zero. The DLC will also grant access to nine new armor items for players to find, as well as the Ancient Saddle and Bridle items. Players who purchase the Expansion Pass for $28.19 receive The Champions’ Ballad DLC Pack 2, as well as The Trial of the Sword DLC Pack 1, which launched earlier this year. For more information about what is included in the Expansion Pass, visit //www.zelda.com/breath-of-the-wild/expansion-pass.

Players who have yet to experience the game can purchase The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Explorer’s Edition, a limited bundle that includes the critically acclaimed Nintendo Switch game, a 100-page explorer’s guide and a two-sided map at a suggested retail price of $79.99.

In addition, some of the games that were nominated for awards this year are from franchises featured in the Cyber Deals sale currently featured in Nintendo eShop and at Nintendo.ca. 

The event also featured a live performance of the “Jump Up, Super Star!” song from the Super Mario Odyssey game, with vocals by the game’s original singer.

“We are absolutely humbled that voters chose Nintendo for these awards,” said Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America’s President and COO. “We plan to continue this strong momentum as we head into 2018.”

The Game Awards can be viewed in their entirety by visiting //thegameawards.com/. For more information about Nintendo, visit //www.nintendo.ca.

Remember that Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems feature parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about other features, visit //www.nintendo.com/en_CA/switch/ or //www.nintendo.com/en_CA/3ds.

About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch system and the Nintendo 3DS family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo has sold more than 4.5 billion video games and more than 710 million hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS family of systems, Super NES, Nintendo 64, Nintendo GameCube, Wii and Wii U systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Americas. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at //www.nintendo.ca.

Source: PR Email

Tomeling in Trouble launching Nov 2nd on Nintendo Wii U!

Hive Jump lands Sept 28th on the Nintendo Wii U!

Get Ready to Take on the Pirate Queen’s Quest as New Half-Genie Hero DLC lands August 29th!

Valencia, Calif. – 08/22/2017— WayForward is pleased to announce
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Pirate Queen’s Quest!

Name: Shantae: Pirate Queen’s Quest
Publisher/Developer: WayForward, XSEED
Release Date: Available 8/29/2017
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Wii U, PS4, PSVita, Xbox One, and Steam
Players: Single Player
Price: $9.99 USD

Play the role of the bodacious buccaneer Risky Boots in Shantae: Pirate Queen’s Quest, the first major expansion to the critically acclaimed Shantae: Half-Genie Hero!

About:
Raise anchor and prepare your body for a total re-imagining of the base game’s play style, theme, and storyline. You’ve played the genie-half, now experience the other side of the story!

As the villainous pirate Risky Boots, your quest is to travel the world in search of the components needed to conquer Sequin Land and defeat the Half-Genie brat!

Game Features:
●The fan-favorite control scheme from Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse returns, placing a plethora of pirate skills right at your fingertips!
●Take on any world in any order!
●Slice your foes to ribbons with Risky’s Scimitar, or blast away with her Pistol!
●Collect and master Risky’s Pirate Gear! Bomb Shot, Grappling Hook, Hat Glide, Cannon Jump, and more!
●Deploy your Tinkerbat crewmen to turn the tide of battle!
●Collect Cursed Magic to customize Risky’s abilities any way you like!
●Includes brand new monsters and classic foes, now in HD!
●New puzzles, storylines, and game endings!

NOTE: This product was crowd-funded by fans that generously backed multiple tiers of bonus content, including this expanded content! Thank you to all of our Backers!

Source: PR Email

KEMCO’s Revenant Saga is now available on the Wii U eShop!

KEMCO proudly announces the release of Revenant Saga for Wii U set to hit the Nintendo eShop today. Standard prices are USD 9.99 / EUR 9.99 / GBP 8.99 / AUD 13.00.

Story

After his childhood friend’s parents are stricken with the plague, Albert meets one Dr. Moreau, and agrees to participate in a trial experiment for the promise of a potential cure. However, when the experiment itself proves to be a facade for turning humans into revenants and the Rystorian Order suddenly intervenes, Albert is left with the soul of a demon inside him vying for control of his body. Realizing the same mad scientist who tricked him is also responsible for his childhood friend’s death and many others close to him, he sets out on a journey alone to exact revenge on the man who ruined his life…
However, after crossing paths with revenant hunter slash potential valkyrie, Esther, and being pushed into joining her cause, Albert begins to seriously wonder if or how long he will be able to keep his secret from his new companion. To make matters worse, she has been endowed with the very powers capable of vanquishing those like him!

Stunning 3D Battles

Smooth controls and a fluid camera make 3D battles in Revenant Saga stress free and perfect for PlayStation! In addition, powerful skills with brilliant effects enhance the RPG experience like never before! And with auto and semi-auto functions, battles are as simple as the touch of a button!

Features

What you should know: Revenant Saga will incorporate over 30+ hours of gameplay woven around Albert’s elaborate journey. This includes a variety of unique subquests, in-battle transformation systems, as well as a weapon forging system allowing players to make entirely unique weapons!

Source: PR Email

Review of Xavier Orion Games’ Booty Diver!

Here’s our video review of Booty Diver by Xavier Orion Games for the Nintendo Wii U.

ZeNfA Productions launching Drop It: Block Paradise June 22nd on the EU Wii U eShop; no current ETA for NA!

Xavier Orion Games announces Bit Bot for Nintendo Wii U!

WizByte games’ Swap Blocks arriving June 1st on Wii U!