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The Wonderful 101

Hideki Kamiya reflected on the The Wonderful 101’s development on Twitter earlier today. According to the director, PlatinumGames had attempted to make it so players could bring their own Mii into the game as a hero. This is something he hopes can be done in “The Wonderful 102”, he said.

Kamiya’s tweet in full:


When asked if players would have had the opportunity to choose which Unite Morph their Mii would have used – based on the original idea – Kamiya said:


Of course, The Wonderful 102 is not a sure-fire thing at this point. The Wonderful 101 hasn’t done particularly well at retail, though Kamiya has previously expressed interest in making a sequel.

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ON THIS EPISODE: Austin delves deeply into his new-found Bioshock fascination, Jack talks about LIMBO and The Wonderful 101, and Laura talks about her renewed sense of enthusiasm for Animal Crossing.

PLUS: What Nintendo games should be revisited a la A Link Between Worlds? Have games mastered emotion to the extent that movies and books have?

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Update (12/24/13): The Wonderful 101 is now down to $30 on Amazon and Best Buy as well.

Target and GameStop are both selling The Wonderful 101 for $29.99 – 50% off the regular price. Ordering online isn’t an option unfortunately, though you can grab the same in-store. Amazon also has The Wonderful 101 for about $35 if you’re looking for an online option – still a great deal.