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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night gets official $3 million Wii U stretch goal on Kickstarter

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Rumors about the possibility of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night receiving a Wii U stretch goal on Kickstarter surfaced last week. Today, that’s finally been confirmed.

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night will be coming to Wii U if Kickstarter funds reach $3 million. Given the rate at which the campaign has received funds thus far, that’s a very doable target.

Armature Studio will be handling the Wii U version, assuming the stretch goal is met. The team previously worked on Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate, plus the ports of Metal Gear Solid Collection and Injustice: Gods Among Us for PlayStation Vita, and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

You can read up on today’s full Kickstarter update regarding a potential Wii U version below. The campaign is located here.

That’s right: You’ve blown our expectations so far out of the water that we’re ready and able to get started on a Wii U version.

During the campaign all of us who’ve been working to make Bloodstained a reality have been really touched by how many of you thanked IGA and the team for keeping stretch goals and tiers realistic. Kickstarters aren’t just a way to sell merchandise and games, after all: They’re a way to fund the development of the game we all want to play.

With that in mind, a lot of you have asked about ports—not just because you want them, but because you want to make sure that making them won’t affect IGA’s vision for the game. We have good news, and really good news.

The good news is, it won’t: IGA and Inti Creates are going to continue developing the game as before, without compromise.

The really good news is how they’re going to ensure it won’t: At our next stretch goal Armature Studio will join the fray to handle the Wii U version.

If you haven’t heard of Armature yet—and don’t worry, you will soon enough—you’ve definitely heard of the work they’ve done: Armature was formed in Austin, Texas by a team of key developers from the Metroid Prime franchise, and since then they’ve worked with companies like EA, Konami, WB Games, Gearbox, and Sony to produce original games and HD remasters.

But we’ll let them speak for themselves:

“When we were approached with the opportunity to assist with Bloodstained on Wii U, we were ecstatic. This style of game is one we are intimately familiar with from our Metroid Prime days, and it’s exciting to once again put our familiarity with Nintendo hardware to good use. We have extensive remastering experience – our remastering projects include the Metal Gear Solid Collection for PS Vita, Injustice for PS Vita, and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel for PS4/XB1. We look forward to the challenge of making sure that the Wii U edition of Bloodstained stands proudly with its brethren on Unreal Engine 4.”

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Humble Bundle sees first Nintendo sale – eShop titles

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Humble Bundle launched in 2010, and has seen a ton of sales over the years. But today marks a huge milestone: it’s the first time that Nintendo-related games are being offered as part of a bundle. Furthermore, it’s the first bundle for consoles and handhelds. It’s a pretty big deal.

You can get your bundle here. Wii U and 3DS owners can pay what they want for Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition, Woah Dave!, and Mighty Switch Force. Those who pay more than the average price will also receive The Fall, OlliOlli, and Moon Chronicles. By paying $10 or more, you’ll get everything along with Stealth Inc 2 and SteamWorld Dig.

Please note that the bundle can only be redeemed on North, Central, and South American Wii U and 3DS systems (with the exception of Brazil).

 

Extreme Exorcism heading to the Wii U eShop

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Extreme Exorcism is coming to Wii U, Golden Ruby Games and Ripstone Publishing announced. The game will be out on the eShop later this year.

Here’s the official overview:

Not for the faint hearted, Extreme Exorcism is an arena platformer where every move you make comes back to haunt you.

Take on the role of Extreme Exorcist Mae Barrons – whose unconventional supernatural skills are called upon when everything and everyone else has failed to rid a haunted house of its ghostly presence.

Mae’s methods are a little extreme but she’s not dealing with your average poltergeists. She’s armed with a lethal arsenal of over 20 ghost-busting weapons including; swords, guns, grenades, mines, rocket launchers, razor-sharp boomerangs, lightning spells and Kung-Fu moves, and more.

Each time a ghost is eliminated, another will appear to mimic your every move – so tread carefully, or prepare to reap what you sow. In Extreme Exorcism you’re your own worst enemy. The longer you survive, the more extreme the game becomes.

With 50 challenges, a single player story mode and local multiplayer with up to 4 players, including both co-op and deathmatch modes – there’s plenty on offer for any potential ghost hunters on Wii U and PS3. Players can also look forward to customising games and creating their own rule sets to encourage even more extreme gameplay.

Catch a trailer for Extreme Exorcism below.

Source: Ripstone PR