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Terraria will be coming to Wii U on June 28 in North America and June 24 in Europe, 505 Games and creator-developer Andrew Spinks’ Re-Logic have announced.

For those who haven’t heard about it previously, Terraria is a side-scrolling action-adventure that involves crafting items, exploring worlds and battling enemies. The title features a traditional 2D combat system with expansive crafting mechanics and randomly generated pixel worlds.

On Wii U, the team is including “intuitive touchscreen controls to allow players easy access to the world of Terraria, as well as several multiplayer options such as four-player local split-screen co-op and eight-player online multiplayer.” Additionally, it will be possible to post achievements on Miiverse leaderboards to track progress.

Here’s a rundown of other features in the game:

• 14 different environments such as eerie dungeons, slippery ice wastes, wild jungles and more;
• Hundreds of craftable weapons, armor and items;
• More than 150 enemies ranging from zombies to armies of goblins;
• Epic boss battles that test players’ combat skills;
• Vast worlds of exploration that introduce new potions, magic, gear and more.

View a trailer for Terraria on Wii U below.

Source: 505 Games PR

The next Terraria 3DS update is now in Nintendo’s hands for certification. The developers anticipate that the process will take a couple of weeks, and then a release date will be determined.

Terraria’s new update will implement some content, make improvements, and add bug fixes. This includes the addition of the Frost Moon event, increase of save slots and inventory slots, and more.

Head past the break for the full patch notes. We’ve also attached some screenshots below.

505 Games took to the official Terraria forums recently and provided an update about the game on both Wii U and 3DS.

The next Terraria console update is wrapping up, and could be ready around May. It’s expected that the 3DS patch will drop at around the same time. As for what the update entails, 505 Games noted the following:

3DS Update: will likely hit at a similar time frame as the console timing above. We have not shared what all we are including for this one – but the plan is for this to cover fixes to the most pressing issues as well as bringing the first post-launch new content to the 3DS version of Terraria! We will share more details at a later date.

There’s also some news about Terraria for Wii U. It sounds like this version of the game could come out at the end of May digitally (followed by the retail version).

505 said the following regarding Terraria on Nintendo’s console:

Wii U Terraria: This has taken longer than anticipated, however, we are on the brink of submission to Nintendo and this is expected to be available digitally at the end of May.

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Another round of Terraria footage has come online, this time showing off multiplayer. Check it out below.

More footage of Terraria running on Wii U is in, specifically showing off-TV play. Take a look at the latest video below.

Family Gamer TV has posted brand new footage of Terraria running on Wii U. View the video below, along with some commentary from Dean Scott of 505 Games.

Earlier this week, a patch for Terraria on 3DS was made available in North America. This will be heading to Europe as well, but not until next week. It’s expected on February 11 in PAL regions.

As for what the patch entails, several bugs and issues have been addressed. You can find the breakdown on the official forum here.

Another Terraria 3DS update is targeted for the end of March. This will also take care of some bugs, but will also add new content.

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Family Gamer TV caught up with 505 Games producer Dean Scott to learn more about the 3DS version of Terraria. You can listen to the full interview below, which also contains snippets of Wii U footage.

A whole bunch of footage has come in showing off Terraria on 3DS. After the break, we’ve embedded a Twitch archive with over 2 hours of footage.

With Terraria seeing its launch on the 3DS eShop yesterday, an official FAQ was posted on the game’s forum. Topics include future title updates, the possibility of bigger worlds on New 3DS, lack of 3D, block size, and more. You can read the FAQ in full below.

What content is included?
Terraria 3DS includes all the content from 1.2 with the exception of Dyes which are excluded on technical grounds*. To make up for that, we’ve added Minecarts, Fishing and a few 1.3 UI options like the ability to quick stack to a chest. The 3DS version also features a completely overhauled interface, making full use of the two screens. You can cycle the bottom screen between an intuitive touch to build interface; a world map; or as a quick-select inventory bar. It’s the most intuitive Terraria has ever been on console, and we’ve included a few surprises for the Nintendo fanbase.


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