It looks like Wii U owners won’t be able to get their hands on the gory Slain! until next year. Although it was supposed to launch earlier this year, the action-adventure game from Digerati Distribution is now targeting a “mid-late Q1 2016” release on consoles, including Wii U. Set in a Gothic world, Slain! revolves around a lycanthropic hero named Bathoryn who seeks to liberate seven towers from seven deadly overlords. Along the way Bathoryn will encounter puzzles, traps and monsters in his path.
Wii U owners in Europe and Australia will have to wait a bit longer for Freedom Planet to come out. The combat-based platformer won’t arrive in either region until November, according to developer GalaxyTrail, which has yet to announce a solid release date. Freedom Planet debuted last week in North America on the Nintendo eShop for Wii U. It asks players to help a monster girl named Lilac and her friends save the world from a war influenced by an alien attack force.
In preparation of the North American release of Yoshi’s Woolly World, the preload of the title can now be downloaded via the Wii U Nintendo eShop. This is a handy feature for those looking to buy the digital release only, as it saves time on downloading on release date. Yoshi’s Woolly World will be released in North America on October 16th. You can check out one of the trailers here.
After an entire month of Super Mario Maker videos, Nintendo Minute is dedicating some time to something completely different. Hosts Kit and Krysta have started a multi-part playthrough of Year Walk, which was released a few weeks ago on the Nintendo eShop for Wii U. In the game, players set out on a vision quest to foresee the future and use the Wii U GamePad to study a mysterious folklore encyclopedia, decipher hints and take notes.
Tomorrow, October 3rd, will be your last chance to vote for the next Super Smash Bros. fighter in the online ballot. A Reddit user ran their own poll to see what the end results may look like, and results from this poll showed Shantae come out on top, followed by Shovel Knight and Veteran Wolf. It will be interesting to see the true results from the official poll, which should be announced in the coming weeks.
If you haven’t submitted your vote already, you can do so here.
Nintendo has announced that a new weapon will be released in Splatoon at 7:00 PM PT today. The new weapon is the Carbon Roller Deco, which is similar to the Carbon Roller but replaces the Inkzooka and Burst Bombs, with the Seeker and the Bomb Rush. It can be unlocked from level 13 and above. You can see some screenshots of the new weapon below: