European Wii U owners who have been waiting for the Toki Tori 2 patch will be pleased to know that it’s now live and ready to download. The update, which fixes a variety of bugs in the game, is available as of today on the Wii U eShop. The game’s developers Two Tribes say it will be released in North America shortly, but a date is yet to be confirmed.
Game developers Two Tribes has revealed that a patch will be released to address some of the issues in Toki Tori 2 for the Wii U. The platformer – featuring a delightful fluffy bird – has been quietly nesting in the Nintendo eShop for over three weeks, but the developers thought it was high-time to provide an update for those niggling problems players have experienced. The update has been submitted to Nintendo and is said to be coming soon. Here’s a list of the issues that has been fixed or changed:
- Improved the flow of the game after reaching the room with the ‘thing’
- Added another super-secret area
- Fixed a bug where Toki Tori was invisible after returning to the game
- Fades between levels now fade the audio too
- Simplified the puzzle in the underwater passage
- Fixed an issue when the TokiDex was completed in the photo room
- Some back- and foreground elements got a fresh coat of paint
- When all the collectibles in a level (or the entire game) are collected a melody will play to notify the player
- Fixed a rare bug where the player completed the game, but the end scene wouldn’t trigger
- Various level tweaks, based on Miiverse feedback
After predictions that Toki Tori 2 would storm the European eShop chart just days after its release on April 4 for Wii U, we have certainly not been disappointed. Two Tribes tweeted earlier today “People! We’re the number 1 selling game in the European eShop!” along with a picture as solid proof. The game developers’ next goal is to take the top position in the US charts – do you think they can do it?
Two Tribes has officially announced that Toki Tori 2 will be released on April 4th. The game was scheduled to be released in March, but the date was put back as the developer missed a crash bug. The plan was then to launch Toki Tori 2 at the end of March, but that coincides with the Games Developer Conference in San Francisco, where the game could be overlooked due to all the announcements. The developer has finally settled on April 4th to launch the game. Will you be purchasing Toki Tori 2?
Collin van Ginkel, co-founder of Two Tribes Games and spiritual father of Toki Tori, has revealed that he would love to create a new Star Fox game for the Wii U. He believes that he would be able to create a classic Star Fox title if he was given the chance by the folks at Nintendo. Although it’s very unlikely to happen, would you want to see Two Tribes take on the Star Fox franchise?
I think we could make a damn fine Star fox game for Wii U. Yes, a classic Star fox game would be awesome to work on.
Two Tribes says it can’t give an exact release date for its upcoming puzzle game, Toki Tori 2, yet. However, the game, which was once scheduled to launch late last year, will be in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U before this Spring, according to the developer.
“Unfortunately at this point we aren’t able to give you a specific release date. It will definitely arrive Q1 2013, so before spring, that’s all we can say now.”
Toki Tori 2 will soon be released in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U.
Two Tribes, the development studio behind Toki Tori 2, has announced via its official website that then game won’t be coming out December 20th as previously expected. Instead, the developer says that Toki Tori 2 will be coming sometime early next year. Two Tribes says the game isn’t ready to be released in its current state, but they promise it will be perfected by early next year.
Two Tribes, the developer behind Toki Tori 2, which is coming to Wii U this year, thinks third-party publishers will eventually be out of reach to Nintendo with its forthcoming console. The developer claims publishers will eventually realize Wii U is a “haven for casual oriented titles.”
Referring to Nintendo’s competitors’ inevitable next-generation consoles, Two Tribes says developers will not want to spend extra money “to downscale” multiplatform games to Wii U.
Update: Two Tribes have contacted us to say that this was Tweet sent from the wrong account and was an employee’s personal opinion.
Developer Two Tribes says that there is no delay to gameplay when Toki Tori 2 is running on the Wii U GamePad’s screen. Collin Van Ginkel, the co-founder of Two Tribes, claims that during the developer’s test setups, the Wii U GamePad’s screen updated even quicker than their LCD TVs. Van Ginkel speculates, however, that the Wii U GamePad’s signal breaks down when players move far away from the Wii U console.
Two Tribes has said there’s no slowdown when playing the game on Wii U’s GamePad instead of television. What are some things that can cause slowdown for any game running on the controller?
“It’s even the opposite. In our test setups we see the GamePad screen updating quicker than our LCD TV’s if we send the exact same image to both. My guess, but this is pure speculation, is that the only time you may have missing visuals, and thus a delayed update, is when the signal breaks down when you move too far away from the console.”