When SteamWorld Dig was released as a Nintendo 3DS download, we were all surprised at how awesome it was. The game quickly became a sleeper hit, and received positive scores across the board. The western style game was recently announced to be coming to the Wii U eShop. The new version launches in North America today (August 28th) and thanks to the kind folks at Image & Form, we are able to give you our early analysis. Read on for the review.
Not only does Japan get a lot of games first, but they also get the coolest box art. Above is the recently revealed package artwork for Nintendo and Koei Tecmo’s Fatal Frame: The Black Haired Shrine Maiden on Wii U. As you can see, the Wii U logo is darkened and the box is black instead of blue. We get red cases for most Mario games, so why can’t we get these black cases too? Fatal Frame Wii U hasn’t yet been announced for regions outside of Japan, but seeing as how this system lives off of exclusives, I’m sure we’ll see a confirmation of the game’s localization in the next few weeks. What do you think of this box art?
Looks familiar, huh? In another daily Miiverse post by Smash Bros. series producer Masahiro Sakurai, two alternate costumes were confirmed for Zero Suit Samus. If you have gotten to the end of Metroid: Fusion and Metroid: Zero Mission, you will recognize these outfits right away. These new additions will be available on both the Wii U and 3DS versions. Here’s what Sakurai said:
Looking at the number of days we have left for development, it would be an impossible task to create this… That’s what I told my staff. But thanks to the determination of her female designer, these Zero Suit outfits got completed in time. From the ending of Metroid: Zero Mission, here’s Samus in shorts!
Here’s a look at the 3DS version. You can use the same outfit variations in both the 3DS and Wii U versions.
Alright, so I’m not going to act like this is a brand new game and go into great amounts of detail about the story. Ports seem to be the flavor of the current console generation, which seems baffling to me. Why would I want to play a game I played already, twice? Oh and I left out the part where you pay full price all over again. This is a game that has been scaled up and ported for the next generation PS4 console. So instead of the story I’m going to focus solely on the new improvements. If you are interested in learning more about The Last Of Us storyline and other key points I’d suggest reading Colin Moriarty’s IGN review. In the meantime, lets get into the details of The Last Of Us Remastered. Continue reading