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psyscrolr Announced as Wii U eShop Exclusive

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Actos Games uploaded a trailer for psyscrolr on Friday, which showcases the game’s “psychic energy” gameplay mechanics, and intriguing pixel visuals.

psyscrolr is a platformer riddled with puzzles to be solved, most of which seem to take advantage of the main character’s psychic energy abilities, and a touch of combat for good measure. The game is being built to around the Wii U GamePad, which will be used for slash and psychic fireball attacks. psyscrolr also features a “disembodied voice” that will narrate the adventure.

psyscrolr is currently scheduled for a release this year and will be a Wii U eShop exclusive.

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Two Tribes Confirms RIVE for the Wii U

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Two Tribes revealed RIVE at the end of July, but we were only told the game would be coming to consoles. Now, we can confirm that RIVE – the metal wrecking, enemy hacking shooter – will be coming to the Wii U. RIVE will also see release on Steam, PS4, and Xbox One, though only the Steam and Wii U versions are being developed by Two Tribes themselves.

Source: Two Tribes E-mail

U Craft Will Craft its Own Minecraft Experience on Wii U

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Those looking for a Minecraft fix on the Wii U no longer have to worry as a clone has been announced for the console. This clone is known as U Craft and not much is known about the game at the moment, in fact, we don’t even know the developer.

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Spy Chameleon: RGB Agent Sneaking onto the Wii U

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Trailer Note: Doesn’t showcase Wii U gameplay, though should be similar.

Spy Chameleon: RGB Agent was just announced by EnjoyUp Games and Unfinished Pixel (the developer) for release on the Wii U. Presumably, the game will launch on the Nintendo eShop.

Spy Chameleon challenges you to complete missions by sneaking around using a color-changing mechanic that helps you blend in with the surroundings. There will be 75 levels of sneaking to be done with 3 challenges (beating times and collectibles) in each level, and achievements to be achieved. You can also speed your way through levels to challenge the online leaderboards.

No information on a release date as of right now, though we’ll be sure to announce it once it becomes available.

Shin’en Releases Two More Gorgeous Screenshots for FAST Racing NEO on Wii U

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Shin’en is bringing their A game for the release of FAST Racing NEO. Not only does this game look fantastic for a Wii U game, but also for a digital title. While we believe it won’t become “the new F-Zero,” it certainly looks like the best F-Zero alternative to date. Enough of my blabbering, have a look at these gorgeous screenshots.

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Armillo Accolades Trailer

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Meme Run Is Coming to the Wii U eShop and Could be the Worst Game Ever Created

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Warning: This trailer may make your eyes bleed. Watch at your own risk.

I am generally supportive of indie developers looking to bring their games to the Nintendo eShop (on either Wii U or 3DS), so this post is a bit uncharacteristic of me. I rarely ever judge a game before playing it, but Meme Run is an exception to every rule I follow when posting here on Mini Fortress.

Meme Run – formerly known as “Montage Run” – is being developed by Ninja Pig Studios, and they have their sights set on the Wii U eShop. The game is an amalgamation of Internet memes and is a horrid sight indeed; the trailer actually made my eyes hurt. It’s an endless runner with zero creativity and a barrage of poorly crafted images.

I get it: the developer thinks jamming these memes together is charming, but it doesn’t even come close to that. The thing that I don’t get is that Ninja Pig Studios seems capable of better. In fact, they already have one game on the Wii U eShop (IQ Test) and while that doesn’t look like a masterpiece by any means, it certainly looks more entertaining and creative than this stinking pile of crap.

I sincerely hope Nintendo doesn’t approve this game for sale on the Nintendo eShop.

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99Seconds Coming to Wii U eShop Next Week

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99Seconds, a game that previously released on Nintendo’s DSiWare service, is now headed to the Wii U. 99Seconds will be released on the Wii U eShop next Thursday, October 2, 2014 for $2.49. The game will introduce new features to the series, including multiplayer modes. Here’s a rundown of what to expect from 99Seconds on Wii U.

  • Play with up to 5 players in Arcade and Survival mode
  • Retro-style levels
  • Online leaderboards
  • 60 FPS
  • 1080p HD graphics
  • Off-TV play

Armillo 1.1 Update is Out and Is Being Celebrated with an Enticing Sale

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Armillo from Fuzzy Wuzzy Games has released a new update for Wii U owners to further enjoy the game. This update fixes the following:

  • Frame rate issues
  • Platformer medals
  • Visual improvements
  • 3-1 missing platformer cube
  • and more…

Also, to celebrate this update, Armillio will be 40% off ($4.99 in North America) starting September 25, until October 5.

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Darts Up Releasing This Thursday on the Wii U eShop

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EnjoyUp Games will be releasing Darts Up on the Wii U eShop this Thursday, September 25. The game is being priced at $2.49 and features 4-player action in classic, combo, and X01 game modes. The game also introduces a new Arcade game mode that will have online rankings, plus there will be Off-TV play.

Toys vs. Monsters Announced for Nintendo 3DS eShop

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EnjoyUp Games just announced Toys vs. Monsters for the Nintendo 3DS eShop. In Toys vs. Monsters, you will build an army of toys – which include piggy banks and rocking horses – to take on a variety of monsters in strategic battles. There will be many battlefields to play on including fairs, aquariums, toy factory, and more, over 20 hours of gameplay, challenges, and mini-games.

We weren’t given much to announce, though you can grab a glimpse at the game’s logo above.

Source: EnjoyUp Games PR E-mail

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