Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Wii

Rodea the Sky Soldier launches for 3DS and Wii U

Kadokawa Games’ aerial action title Rodea the Sky Soldier has hit store shelves for 3DS and Wii U. Developed by Sonic and Nights creator Yuji Naka, Rodea tasks players with saving the sky kingdom of Garuda from the renascent forces of the Naga Empire. Also, as a reminder, publisher NIS has included the Wii version in first-run copies of the Wii U version.

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3DS, Wii News, Wii U

Get a look at the bosses that await in Rodea the Sky Soldier

NIS has released a new trailer for Rodea the Sky Soldier. The trailer highlights the (massive) bosses that players will face in their quest to defend the sky kingdom of Garuda from the invading forces of the Naga Empire.

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3DS, Wii News, Wii U

Gameplay video released for Wii version of Rodea the Sky Soldier

NIS has released a new trailer showcasing the Wii version of Rodea the Sky Soldier. It was announced last year that the first-print copies of the Wii U version will come bundled with a copy for Wii, but until now, most of the media released has been focused on the former with little on the latter. This gameplay video marks the debut of the localized last-gen version, which makes for one of the better bonus pack-ins in recent memory.

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Wii News, Wii U

Rodea the Sky Soldier intro, gameplay trailer released

NIS has released a new trailer for Kadokawa Games’ high-flying action title Rodea the Sky Soldier. The new video introduces Ion and shows the beginning of Rodea’s adventure, with around a minute of gameplay. Given Yuji Naka’s role in the game’s development, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that it looks like a colorful cross between Nights and Sonic.

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3DS, Wii News, Wii U

Rodea the Sky Soldier gets bumped back to October 13, an LE for 3DS

NIS has announced that Rodea the Sky Soldier has been delayed from September 22 to October 13. It’s not all bad news, though. The studio also revealed a North American-exclusive Limited Edition version for 3DS, which will include a collector’s box and a soundtrack. A Limited Edition was already announced for the Wii U version. Both can be pre-ordered at NIS America’s online store for $54.99 and $74.99, respectively.

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3DS, Wii News, Wii U

New Rodea the Sky Soldier screenshots, character art released

NIS has released a new batch of screenshots from the Yuji Naka-helmed action title Rodea the Sky Soldier. In addition, a set of character art was also released that showcases the main cast: the spunky mechanic Ion, fugitive Princess Cecilia, humanoid hero robot Rodea, and nefarious Emperor Geardo.

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3DS, Wii U

Rodea the Sky Soldier release date, Wii and Wii U bundle detailed

NIS has revealed that the upcoming Yuji Naka- and Zin Hasegawa-developed action title Rodea the Sky Soldier will be hitting store shelves on September 22. In addition to the 3DS and Wii U versions, all of the first-print copies of the Wii U version will also come packed with the Wii version of the game in North America and Europe. For those who haven’t upgraded to the Wii U, the early prints will be the only way to snag a copy of the Wii version.

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3DS, Wii News, Wii U

(Wii Review) Metal Slug: Anthology

” … not give the series all the love it deserves, but the games themselves are well worth the investment.”

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Legacy Reviews, Wii Reviews

(Wii Review) Silent Hill: Shattered Memories

“… an interesting and often fantastic reimagining of the original Silent Hill.”

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Wii Reviews

Skylanders Swap Force to invade Happy Meals next week

As a kid, I was happy to get a plastic hamburger that transformed into a standing plastic hamburger in my Happy Meal. These days, McDonald’s is putting in Skylanders toys. I can just taste the injustice … and cookies (and free ice cream cones). From March 28 through April 24, a new line of eight exclusive toys based on Skylanders Swap Force characters (Chompy, Eruptor, Free Ranger, Freeze Blade, Magna Charge, Prism Break, Rattle Shake, and Wash Buckler) will be making their way into Happy Meals. The meals will also come with coupons for $10 off a Swap Force Starter Pack and $1 off a Skylanders character.

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