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Tuesday
Apr012014

WayForward Announces Their Next Big Project!

In a world overly saturated with HD graphics and particle effects, sometimes we find ourselves longing for something simpler.
 
Seeking to fill that need we've created the new WayForward Bloculus VR. With our new tech you can take any modern game and instantly transform it to pixelated simplification.

Thursday
Dec122013

Shantae on iOS Now With Official Apple Controller Support

Good news for Shantae fans! Shantae: Risky’s Revenge now supports Game Controllers made for iPhone and iPod touch. Game Controller support requires iOS 7 or later and is compatible with iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, and iPod touch (5th generation). If you’re fortunate enough to have one of these brand new iOS 7 friendly controllers, don’t miss this award-winning action adventure game!

Controls toggle in real time between Touch Mode and Controller Mode, adapting automatically to your choice of input. One of Metacritic’s highest rated handheld games ever just got even better! Get the Free or Full version on iTunes, currently featured in the App Store:

http://bit.ly/1cqTRjm 

As always, thank you for your support!

Wednesday
Oct162013

Mighty Switch Force! 2 Wii U

Patricia Wagon returns to the Wii U eShop this week! Mighty Switch Force! 2 officially hits the North American eShop today, October 17th. The rest of the world won’t have to wait long, the game lands in Europe, Russia, Australia, and New Zealand next Friday, October 25th.

It's the same great game you loved on 3DS, for the same great price. The original pixel art looks better than ever now that it's been upscaled for larger displays, running at 16:9 in full HD. And of course, you'll also have the option for off-TV play.

For more info, screens, and video, check out the official game page on Nintendo.com. You can also head over to virt.bandcamp.com and download the incredible soundtrack by Jake Kaufman. Enjoy! 

Friday
Aug302013

WAYFORWARD TRIPLE SCOOP!

It's a big news day for WayForward! We've got 3 very special announcements for you:

  • Shantae and the Pirate's Curse is playable today at PAX. Swing by the Nintendo Booth and take our Demo for a spin! 
  • Mighty Switch Force! 2. By popular request, we're releasing Mighty Switch Force! 2 on Wii U (eShop). Now you can get the same great game for either 3DS or Wii U. Estimated arrival: October 2013.
  • WayForward Kickstarter! Behold! A major Kickstarter Campaign is on the way from game developer WayForward.  Mark your calendars... this one's going to be big. The fun begins on Wednesday, September 4th. 

Friday
Jul122013

Shantae Makes Her Way to the 3DS Virtual Console

We're pleased to announce that Shantae will be launching worldwide this week on Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console! Look for it July 18th, available for $4.99 USD.

"I'm incredibly excited to finally see the original Shantae game made widely available.  Up until now it was a game experienced only by the most hard core enthusiasts and collectors -- individuals in the press and community who praised the game and made Shantae a fan favorite, to which we are forever grateful.  For those who never played the game before, now's the time to dive in.  In a era of 3 color sprites and 4 color tiled backgrounds, WayForward Pocket Team spent years in development creating an 8-bit impossibility: layers of parallax, palette shifting light and shadow, high color sprites, and enough animation to fill a 32 MegaBit cart... the biggest ever manufactured.  It was ambitious and expensive, which led to low production runs and limited quantities -- until now.  Please check Shantae out when it arrives on July 18th of this year, and pack plenty of hard-core resolve... they don't make 'em like this anymore."

--Matt Bozon, Director of Shantae