Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Wii

The Last Story sets out on grand adventure to the lands of retailia

The Last Story (Wii) Ship Announcement - Screenshot 5

XSeed is seeing Wii owners off on one more quest before the release of the Wii U with the launch of their latest RPG, The Last Story. Co-developed by Mistwalker and Nintendo, the action-centric adventure follows a band of mercenaries making their way on the island of Lazulis, and on the aspirations of protagonist Zael in leaving his old rough-and-tumble life behind in the hopes of becoming a knight.


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The Amazing Spider-Man slings onto store shelves

The Amazing Spiderman (360, 3DS, DS, PC, PS3, Wii) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 2

Beenox is following up last year’s Spider-Man: Edge of Time today with The Amazing Spider-Man. Serving as an epilog to the upcoming film, the Seamus Fahey-penned story follows the webcrawler’s exploits after the films ends as he faces off against Scorpion, Rhino, Black Cat, and other famous reimagined villains. Open-world gameplay and Bruce Campbell return to the series, while new powers, including Web Rush, are introduced into the universe.


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E3 2012 – Konami: Castlevania: LoS 2, Metal Gear Rising demo

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 (360, PS3) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Konami held their pre-E3 show last night and kicked the expo off with a number of announcements. Castlevania, Metal Gear Solid, and the Karoke series were all accounted for, as well as news that a new studio has launched to focus on mobile gaming and all things social.


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E3 2012 – Atlus: Zeno Clash 2, Sherlock Holmes, Code of Princess

Zeno Clash 2 (360, PC, PS3) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Atlus has announced that they have acquired the North American publishing rights to Zeno Clash II and The Testament of Sherlock Holmes. They also revealed additional details about their upcoming 3DS side-scrolling beat ’em up, with a slight RPG twist, Code of Princess.


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Lego The Lord of the Rings treking to Mount Retail later this year

Lego Lord of the Rings (360, 3DS, DS, PC, PS3, Vita, Wii) Announcement - Screenshot 1

You shall pass! Warner Bros. has announced TT Games’ next Lego adventure, Lego The Lord of the Rings. Based on the film trilogy, Lord of the Rings is scheduled to ship this fall for the 360, 3DS, DS, PC, PS3, PS Vita, and Wii. The family-friendly quest will task gamers with solving riddles and battling blocky foes on their way to Mount Doom. Players will get to travel through the Misty Mountains, Mines of Moria, encountering Orcs, Uruk-hai, and the Balrog.


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Battleship hits store shelves – aliens beware!

Battleship (360, 3DS, DS, PS3, Wii) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

It’s time to man the guns and face the alien hordes. The game adaptation of the movie adaptation of the boardgame Battleship has set sail for 360, 3DS, DS, PS3, and Wii. Players get to lead a fleet against an alien threat using a hybrid system of strategy and first-person action as they battle their way out of a dome surrounding the Hawaiian Islands. Fleets comprised of destroyers, carriers, and even the U.S.S. Missouri must face off against aliens on land, in sea, and in the air.


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Transformers Prime announced for Nintendo platforms

Activision has announced a new Transformers title for the 3DS, DS, and Wii, based on the ongoing Transformers Prime animated series. Titled Transformers Prime, the game will give gamers the chance to play as Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Arcee, Autobot Ratchet, and Bulkhead in melee-based combat and driving sequences as they battle the Decepticons for control over a secret weapon.


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Rayman Origins dives, jumps, hairlycopters onto store shelves

Rayman Origins (360, PS3, Wii) Launch Announcement - Header

Platforming fans get a chance to jump into the shoes of Michel Ancel’s endearing limbless hero again today with the release of Rayman Origins. The 2D side-scroller features four-player co-op play with jump in/out support, with friends controlling Globox and Teensies to help out, over 100 characters, 12 environments, and more than 60 levels. Players will get to learn about Rayman’s past as they unlock new abilities and piece together the Glade’s history.


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Need for Speed The Run bypasses roadblock, reaches store shelves

Need for Speed The Run (360, 3DS, PC, PS3, Wii) Launch Announcement - Header

Need for Speed is back with the Frostbite 2-powered Need for Speed The Run. The eighteenth entry in the series will see players taking Jack Rourke across the country, from California to New York, in a race against 200 other drivers for $25 million. Oh, the mob and police are also close behind. Autolog support has also been implemented, so players can keep up with how their friends are doing and challenge them on the fly.


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Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure gets three new characters

Skylanders Spyros Adventure (360, 3DS, PC, PS3, Wii) Hex DinoRang Wrecking Ball Launch Announcement - Header

Three new characters are available for some Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure action: Hex, Dino-Rang, and Wrecking Ball. The undead elemental Hex is said to be good at evading enemies with ranged attacks, and she also has a Wall of Bones upgrade. Dino-range is an earth elemental that uses boomerangs to attack while staying safe inside his Obsidian Armor. And finally, Wrecking Ball is a magic elemental who attacks with a Tongue Whap and Power Belch. Well, I think I know which one will be a hit with the younger crowd.


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