Upcoming WiiU Video Games

Video Games Encyclopedia by Gamepressure.com

A list of Upcoming video games for WiiU sorted by sorted by popularity among gamers.

Wii U is the 8th generation console from Nintendo and a successor to Wii. It was released almost all around the world in November 2012. Wii U had many new features (with GamePad controller on the top of the list) and significantly better performance, but it didnít manage to repeat the big success of its predecessor; actually, it wasnít even close. Thatís why less than 3 years after the release of Wii U the world began to spread rumors about the consoleís successor, initially codenamed NX.

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Edge of Eternity (WiiU)
Edge of Eternity (WiiU)

RPG 2018

A third person action-RPG combining the most important aspects of Japanese role-playing games with medieval atmosphere and elements of the steampunk subgenre. The game was created by Midgar - an independent French studio, mainly known for mobile apps. The action takes place in Heryon - a fantasy land whose inhabitants have come under the threat of an alien civilization capable of turning both humans and animals into metal monsters. The player assumes the role of a young farmer by the name of Daryon, who is willing to confront the danger. The story is set in three main locations, including a mercantile town, a citadel controlled by the authorities, and ruins of the old capital city. During the journey, the player encounters randomly generated monsters and mutants. The game offers a turn-based combat system enriched with several modern-day mechanics. For instance, the player can spy on the enemies, checking which one is going to take the next action; one can also combine their spells together for a more powerful effect. The creators paid a great deal of attention to the soundtrack, which was composed by Cedric Menendez and inspired by works of Nobuo Uematsu, Jeremy Soul and Hans Zimmer.

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Earthlock: Festival of Magic (WiiU)
Earthlock: Festival of Magic (WiiU)

RPG 2017

An independent cRPG featuring a turn-based combat system and easily distinguished by its colorful visuals and a fairytale atmosphere. The game was released in three episodes. The player is taken to a fantasy world - the planet Umbra, where a catastrophe occurred in the wake of which the planet ceased to spin. Thus one part of the globe is being constantly scorched by sunlight, while the other remains frozen. The player assumes the role of a young treasure hunter who gathers their team during his journeys and tries to solve the mystery behind the cataclysm. The other playable character here is a young scout - the player can switch between the two characters freely. Traveling across Umbra takes place on the world map; when the player encounters enemies, a separate tactical map is loaded. Making a good use of the characters' abilities is the key to success in turn-based fights. What's more, the player manages their base - where they can develop the characters, both refill and upgrade their equipment, as well as cultivate a magical garden.

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Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment (WiiU)
Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment (WiiU)

Arcade 30 April 2017

Specter of Torment is a free DLC for the fan-favourite platform game Shovel Knight developed by Yacht Club Games. This time, we play as a new protagonist, the titular Specter. The expansion takes place before the events of the base game. In terms of gameplay, Specter of Torment is identical to the base game, combining the elements of a 2Dplatformer, RPG, and an action-adventure game. Once again, we observe the game from a side-scrolling perspective. We explore some new fantastic locations, solve simple environmental puzzles, and fight the enemies. However, Specter has a new move set and skill set at his disposal. Unlike his predecessor, he can climb on walls and other environmental objects, which opens new tactical possibilities for the players. The iconic shovel was replaced with a characteristic scythe.

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Road Redemption (WiiU)
Road Redemption (WiiU)

Racing 2017

A brutal motorcycle racing game and a spiritual successor to the legendary Road Rash that debuted in 1991 on Sega Mega Drive. It was developed by DarkSeas Games, an American studio established by experienced developers. In the game, we assume the role of a criminal who has been recently released from prison and has to regain his former position in a motorcycle gang. Soon, he discovers that his old friends from the gang were responsible for him getting arrested and imprisoned. The playerís decisions and behavior will determine the course of the story and one of its several alternative endings. In the game, we will take part in a number of racing challenges including fighting other gangs and their bosses, robbing driving trucks, or escaping the police. During the races, we can eliminate our opponents with a wide range of weapons such as bats, machetes, chains, and even firearms and grenades. Apart from the single player campaign, the game also offers a full-fledged multiplayer mode.

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The Fall Part 2: Unbound (WiiU)
The Fall Part 2: Unbound (WiiU)

Adventure 2017

An action adventure game with platformer elements, developed by the independent studio Over the Moon Games. The production is a direct sequel to The Fall which debuted in 2014. After the events of the original, ARID reaches the global network and her primary task is to save herself ó the heroine, who is an advanced artificial intelligence, takes over various robots to do so. The gameplay of The Fall Part 2: Unbound is presented from a side view. The fun is focused on exploration of the places we visit and assuming control over various characters that have different abilities and limitations. The key to success is to use their individual capabilities not only while moving through locations but also when solving puzzles or fighting. The production is powered by the Unity technology, which provides decent graphics. Contrary to its predecessor, the title was released on many platforms simultaneously.

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Pikmin 4 (WiiU)
Pikmin 4 (WiiU)

Strategy 2017

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Cryamore (WiiU)
Cryamore (WiiU)

Adventure 2017

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Soul Saga (WiiU)
Soul Saga (WiiU)

RPG 2017

A game developed by American studio Disastercake. The title was inspired by classic jRPG games released on the first generation of PlayStation consoles. Soul Saga takes place in a fantasy realm called Oterra which was devastated by a powerful cataclysm and then gradually conquered by hostile monsters known as Inkheart. Thirty years earlier the forces of evil were stopped by the grand alchemist who created a magic barrier impenetrable for the monsters. When the spell is starting to weaken, the player assumes the role of a young adventurer named Mithos who, together with a group of companions, is trying to find a way to save the civilization. Gameplay mechanics of Soul Saga are strongly inspired by such series like Final Fantasy, Breath of Fire, Suikoden and Persona. The game concentrates on exploring the world, developing characters and facing enemies in turn-based combat in which correct selection of attacks is the key to victory.

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Ninja Pizza Girl (WiiU)
Ninja Pizza Girl (WiiU)

Arcade 2017

Side-scrolling platformer set in cyberpunk world of future ruled by powerful corporations, developed by Disparity Games. We play as a sixteen year old girl named Emma, who delivers pizza from her fatherís restaurant. Following her familyís business, she must do her job and avoid cruel teenagers. Gameplay wise, Ninja Pizza Girl combines features of classic platform titles like Sonic with parkour elements known from some modern productions. As we traverse the levels, mainly slums and skyscraper roofs, Emma performs some truly outstanding stunts to avoid obstacles. However, her task is quite difficulty due to time limit and enemies that are as nimble as her. Interestingly, there is no classic stamina bar, it was replaced with a gauge that shows heroineís self-esteem. As for the gameís visuals, it features a comic book-like style, dominated with neon, pink-purple colors.

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Antipole DX (WiiU)
Antipole DX (WiiU)

Arcade 2017

A remastered version of Antipole, a futuristic platform game released in 2011, created by Saturnine Games. You play as Johnny Hurricane, an agent wielding extraordinary abilities, whose task is to stop an invasion of dangerous robots. The game is set on the invaders' ship, and you move around it using a gravity manipulator, which allows you to walk on walls and ceilings, as well as to change your opponents' location. An important factor in Antipole DX is combat, during which you're a target for a hail of bullets, which are hard to avoid. You also have to be wary of deadly traps. Compared to the original game, Antipole DX features improved visuals, new levels, and enhanced versions of old levels, as well as some changes concerning boss enemies. Additionally, the game now features online rankings.

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Hex Heroes (WiiU)
Hex Heroes (WiiU)

Strategy 2017

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C-Wars (WiiU)
C-Wars (WiiU)

Strategy 2017

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The Girl and the Robot (WiiU)
The Girl and the Robot (WiiU)

Adventure 2017

This is the debut of Flying Carpet Games - members of the studio that formerly co-created many popular mobile games. The game offers a third-person action-adventure experience offering a story about a girl imprisoned in a castle, built using ancient technology, by an evil queen. However, the protagonist manages to cast off the invisible shackles with the help of a multipurpose robot. This is how their adventure begins; in order for the characters to regain their freedom, they will have to face the queen's guards and a massive number of interestingly designed traps. The game makes vivid references to the oldschool classic Ico (PlayStation 2), emphasizing the interactions between the two characters. The girl can reach hardly accessible areas; the robot on the other hand, shines with a sword in its metal hand, eliminating the enemies encountered and removing obstacles standing in their way.

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Aztez (WiiU)
Aztez (WiiU)

Strategy 2018

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A.N.N.E (WiiU)
A.N.N.E (WiiU)

Arcade 2017

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