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The Wonderful 101: Remastered

The Wonderful 101: Remastered hit Switch earlier this year, but PlatinumGames isn’t quite done with the game just yet. A new 1.03 update has been released alongside a new “Wonder-Size Cadet Demo”.

Today’s update includes a “Wonderful Code” feature that lets players easily unlock certain characters. The demo, which lets players transfer progress to the full game, provides access to the hidden character Wonder-Bayonetta.

Here’s some additional information about the update and demo:

This week, PlatinumGames issued a new 1.0.2 update for The Wonderful 101: Remastered.

The full patch notes are as follows:

The Wonderful 101: Remastered ended up releasing on Switch and other platforms last month. It’s notable for a few reasons, including how it’s PlatinumGames’ first self-published title.

PlatinumGames president and CEO Kenichi Sato spoke about the milestone in a new website posting today. You can read it in full below.

Hello my origami listeners! This week on Nintendo Everything Podcast, we’re giving away a steam code for The Wonderful 101 Remastered to one lucky listener at random! Check out the opening of the episode for details on how to enter.

Moving on, Oni Dino critiques a Square-Enix free of Tetsuya Nomura in the Bravely Default II demo. Then, in the news, we cover the announcement of Paper Mario: The Origami King and analyze the trailers to see if we really are getting partners or not. Oni Dino notices something from the Japanese trailer that leans toward yes, and Galen has ideas on expanding the battle system. Afterward, it’s rumor time with Pikmin 3 Deluxe and a handful more of E3-style events. Finally, general industry chat on Microsoft’s monthly “Xbox 20/20” digital event leading up to the Xbox Series X’s launch, Ubisoft redefining “gameplay”, the Unreal Engine 5 reveal, and Ghost of Tsushima’s extended gameplay trailer.

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Digital Foundry has taken a closer look at The Wonderful 101: Remastered from a technical perspective. In particular, we have information about how the resolution and frame rate are, especially compared to the Wii U version.

Here’s the full rundown:

After first appearing on Wii U, PlatinumGames’ action title is returning on Switch as The Wonderful 101: Remastered. View a video below from GameXplain comparing the two versions.

The Wonderful 101: Remastered officially launches via the eShop on May 19. Fans can pick up a physical copy starting June 30 in North America and July 3 in Europe.

PlatinumGames has started sending out codes for The Wonderful 101: Remastered backers on Kickstarters, and footage is now popping up online. Check out the first 15 minutes from the Switch version below.

The Wonderful 101: Remastered officially arrives on the Switch eShop on May 19. A physical version will follow on June 30 in North America and July 3 in Europe.

Due to the situation surrounding the coronavirus, The Wonderful 101: Remastered’s retail release has been delayed. It will now ship in North America on June 30 and July 3 in Europe.

As expected, physical rewards from Kickstarter have also been impacted. We have the full rundown from PlatinumGames below.

PlatinumGames has gone live with a new trailer for The Wonderful 101: Remastered. We’ve included the video below.

The Wonderful 101: Remastered will be out in North America on May 19 and Europe on May 22.

The Kickstarter campaign for The Wonderful 101: Remastered ended last week, but not before it achieved a huge amount of success. PlatinumGames raised $2.25 million – well over the initial $50,000 funding target.

To close out the campaign and celebrate the support from fans, director Hideki Kamiya shared a new message. You can read it in full below.