Ubisoft Digital Days, Wonderful 101, iPhones: Speed Run

There's a new trailer for Call of Duty: Ghosts, and it's got space gunfights and helicopter-attacking dogs. We review The Wonderful 101, Platinum Games' new action opus for the Wii U. Assassin's Creed Liberation HD, Rayman Fiesta Run and a few more games were revealed this morning as part of Ubisoft's Digital Days event. Apple unveiled two new iPhones: the budget-priced iPhone 5C, and the more powerful iPhone 5S. We know you probably only care about that last story. Call of Duty: Ghosts trailer has a space gunfight and a canine helicopter takedown The Wonderful 101 review: mob mentality Assassin's Creed Liberation HD coming to PS3, 360 and PC Rayman Fiesta Run is a festive follow-up to Jungle Run The new games, familiar places and Assassin's Creeds of Ubisoft's Digital Days Two...


The Wonderful 101 zany launch video introduces Wonder heroes

The launch video for Platinum Games' "mass hero action" game for Wii U, The Wonderful 101, is neck-deep in the game's zany gameplay. The video introduces the alter egos of the game's seven playable heroes — all named Wonder and their corresponding color — and their respective abilities. At the players command, the superheroes can turn into giant forms, such as "Unite Hand," where the team combines to form a giant shield-weilding hand and "Wonderize Blue" that will make them form a blue sword. A demo for The Wonderful 101 is now available on the Nintendo Wii U eShop in Europe and Japan. Platinum Games revealed in a post on the company's official blog, that North American Wii U owners will have to "wait a little longer for the demo." Polygon recently went hands-on with the...


Xbox One, Cory Barlog, The Wonderful 101, Amazon: Speed Run

Multiple users can share one Xbox Live Gold accounts on the Xbox One. God of War director Cory Barlog is returning to Sony Santa Monica. We went hands-on with Platinum Games' The Wonderful 101 for Wii U. Amazon might be working on an Android console of its own. Xbox One allows households to share Live Gold status on one console with Home Gold God of War director Cory Barlog returns to Sony Santa Monica Platinum Games shows off The Wonderful 101's free-flowing combat Amazon reportedly launching an Android-operated console this year


Wonderful 101 gameplay video shows transforming boss fights

A new gameplay trailer for Platinum's The Wonderful 101 focuses on the transformation powers of the city's Wonderful 100 defense force. Each of the main heroes is defined by their costume color and power; the red hero transforms the team into a magical fist, the blue hero into a sword, and the pink hero into a whip. These transformations can be used to interact with the environment as well as attack enemies, as the green hero's gun can be used to move projectiles as well as shoot things. The heroes can also combine their strengths in non-combat powers, like transforming into a glider or a chain that connects two train cars together. The video also introduces us to a villain who seems to have the transformation power of the Wonderful 100 himself. A boss battle against a three-headed...


The Wonderful 101 intro cinematic brings citizen-superheroes together

During a Nintendo Direct presentation today, Nintendo unveiled the intro cutscene for Platinum Games' The Wonderful 101. When a school bus train goes out of control and threatens to careen into a public park, ordinary citizens with the power of the United Nations' Centinels program join together. They are the Wonderful 100, a group dedicated to protecting the world from evil aliens. Once the player joins, they become the titular Wonderful 101. In particular, the "Unite Build" power showcased in this trailer allows the player to create and modify pieces of the environment. The Wonderful 101 comes to Wii U this August in Europe, Australia and Japan, and September in North America.


The Wonderful 101's superheroes form giant swords in new E3 trailer

Nintendo released a new trailer for its upcoming Wii U title The Wonderful 101 showcasing the various special attacks of the superheroes to fight off enemies. The gameplay entails controlling a group of superheroes to fight off an alien invasion threat. At the command of the player, the superheroes can turn into giant forms such as "Unite Hand," where the team combines to form a giant shield-weilding hand and "Wonderize Blue" that will make the crew form a pulsing blue sword. Developed by Platinum Games, The Wonderful 101 was created under the direction of game director Hideki Kamiya. The game will release on Sept. 15 in North America and will hit European consoles on Aug. 23 and in Japan Aug. 24. Nintendo showed off The Wonderful 101 this morning as part of its Nintendo Direct...


The Wonderful 101 defend the world against giant robots

A new trailer for the upcoming Nintendo game The Wonderful 101 was showing during today's Nintendo Direct conference. The short video shows in-game footage of combat against enormous robot enemies, airship battles, as well as a look at in-game code-cracking using the Wii U Gamepad. The Wonderful 101 was one of four anticipated Wii U titles previously announced as launch window titles for the console, including Pikmin 3, Game & Wario and Wii Fit U. Nintendo announced last week that these titles would launch in the first six months of this year.

The Wonderful 101 Releases
North America
  • Wii U
    • Released 09/15/2013
    • Publisher Nintendo
    • Developer PlatinumGames Inc.
    • Score 6.0
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