The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (WiiU)
Action 03 March 2017
Another installment in the popular action-adventure game series by Nintendo, and also the first game in the series for WiiU. In The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, you play once again as the main character of the franchise, Link, who gets involved in yet another exciting and dangerous adventure as he tries to learn what led to the downfall of the land of Hyrule. The gameplay is a combination of several genres: adventure, action RPG, and even survival. During the game, you explore the open world, solve puzzles and fight enemies; the combat is arcade-like and requires you to use varied tactics. You also have to gather resources in order to prepare food and drink, which affect your abilities, just like pieces of equipment.
Resident Evil: Revelations (WiiU)
Adventure 21 May 2013
A survival horror action game initially released exclusively for Nintendo 3DS. Resident Evil: Revelations is a spin-off installment of the Resident Evil series, created and developed by Capcom. The action takes place in 2005, between the events of Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil 5. The players have the opportunity to accompany Jill Valentine and Parker Luciani in their search for Chris Redfield and Jessica Sherawa. The trail leads to a ship called Queen Zenobia, the people aboard of which were infected by the t-Virus. Apart from the story campaign, Resident Evil: Revelations also offers the Raid Mode, a set of missions to perform solo or in cooperation with another person.
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD (WiiU)
RPG 04 March 2016
A remastered version of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, a game initially released in 2006 on GameCube and Wii consoles. The new version was developed by Australian studio Tantalus, which specializes in converting popular titles to various gaming platforms. Similarly as in most other installments in the series, the main character is a young man named Link, who begins a new journey, this time to help the children kidnapped from his village by monsters. When the protagonist reaches the Twilight Realm and is transformed into a wolf, he meets a mysterious creature called Midna, who promises to take him to princess Zelda's castle and help him in reclaiming his former shape. HD version isnít very different from the original game, which was a combination of RPG and a third person perspective action-adventure game in which player was mostly exploring and fighting. In addition to noticeably improved graphics, the gameplay was slightly changed and improved.
Trine 2: Director's Cut (WiiU)
Arcade 22 November 2012
A sequel to a platform/puzzle action game developed by Frozenbyte. The story of the original game was set in a colorful, magical fantasy world. Trine 2 once again presents the adventures of the three characters bound together by the power of an artifact known as Trine. Amadeus, Zoya and, Pontius are brought to a fairytale land inhabited by goblins. Their task is to discover the truth behind the actions of the malicious creatures and to prevent them from achieving their goals. Similar to the original game, Trine 2 is a two-dimensional platformer. The gameplay features arcade elements (jumping, fighting, etc.) and puzzle solving. The main characters have gained new abilities and can also search for hidden treasures and bottles containing experience points. The sequel features also a new game mode, implementing cooperative online multiplayer.
Never Alone (WiiU)
Arcade 25 June 2015
A platformer with puzzle game features, developed by Upper One Game studio. The story of Never Alone is based on Inuit beliefs, with players taking control of a young girl from the Inupiaq tribe who sets on a dangerous journey with her white fox to save her people and stop the arrival of the eternal blizzard. During her adventure, she will meet many creatures from Inuit legends, such as Sky People, Rolling Heads or Blizzard Man. Never Alone presents its world from the side perspective, as we traverse vast levels, avoid traps, fight enemies and solve puzzles. The single player campaign lets us switch between the girl and the fox, both of which have unique abilities that are necessary to progress; however, control is split between two players in the cooperation mode. Never Alone features good-looking three-dimensional visuals accompanied by a soundtrack based on traditional Inuit music. Interestingly, the narrator speaks in Inuit language and the dialogue is translated into English through subtitles.
Trine: Enchanted Edition (WiiU)
Arcade 12 March 2015
An adventure-platformer featuring puzzle elements. It was developed by the Finnish Frozenbyte studio, known for Shadowgrounds - a series of isometric shooters. The story is set in a colorful fantasy world, where the player gets to lead a team of three characters: a wizard, a knight and a thief. Using a mysterious device called Trine, they must save the kingdom from the undead. The gameplay mechanics were inspired by classic platformers. The player explores subsequent game levels while avoiding traps, solving puzzles and fighting enemies. Each of the three characters has some unique abilities, and the player can switch between them at any time. The wizard can summon various objects, the thief has significant ranged capabilities and the knight simply packs a punch. The game stands out with very magical atmosphere of the visuals and an ample color palette.
World to the West (WiiU)
Adventure 05 May 2017
A 3D action adventure game with elements of logic puzzle and RPG, developed by Rain Games Ė independent studios who also created Teslagrad. The story in World to the West focuses on four different characters, who join their forces in order to stop a villain and recover treasures he has stolen. On their adventure, the group of four protagonists will have to visit a number of locations like a wild jungle and an icy tundra, explore forsaken ruins, discover forgotten civilizations, and solve the mystery of an ancient prophecy. The gameplay mechanics resemble those featured by classic installments of The Legend of Zelda series. Players, who observe all the action from a top-down perspective, get to traverse the partially open world and gradually unlock new regions. On their way, players will encounter many characters, both friendly and hostile Ė when confronting them, players can choose to fight, persuade, or simply avoid them.
Logic 10 March 2016
A 2D logic puzzle platform game by XINESS Games. You lead a group of animals, which can only move in one direction: the parrot can move up, the raccoon can move left, and the goat can move right. When two of them meet, they merge into a new creature, who possesses the abilities of both of them. Dreamals consists of eighty levels, each of them set in one of four varied environments. In every level your task is to reach the key, which opens the passage to the next stage. During the game, you have to not only use your brain, but also reflexes, as the levels are full of traps, such as spikes or cannons.
Logic 19 November 2015
A combination of a two-dimensional platformer and a logic game created by the independent studio Brainseed Factory. The player assumes the role of an original protagonist, composed of four letters: "H", "E", "R" and "O", who traverses a dark world filled with threats. Exploring a fantasy land, avoiding countless traps, jumping across platforms and solving puzzles requiring the player to manipulate letters and create new words - these activities constitute the pillar of the game's mechanics. Creating words from letters is the key feature of the game, and this is how the player deactivates various traps and gains access to new locations. For instance, in order to open a gate, the player has to assemble the word "OPEN" from the four words given. Furthermore, the player often encounters various enemies capable of tearing the protagonist into shreds. Combat in this game requires us to create antonyms of words. A dark atmosphere present in the game was not built not only on a the minimalistic color palette applied by the developers, but also thanks to the soundtrack composed by musicians belonging to the Dutch sound producer SonicPicnic.
Ginger: Beyond The Crystal (WiiU)
A 3D platform game by the creators of Frantic Flight and Kamby in Mistery Island for mobile devices. Ginger: Beyond the Crystal follows the adventures of an inconspicuous critter, which finds itself burdened with a task to save a fallen civilization. The protagonist has to travel to different planets to release his companions trapped there. Mechanics-wise, Ginger: Beyond The Crystal is a classic 3D platform game, which focuses on exploring the available locations. You can visit such places as a crystal mine, a haunted crater, or an enchanted mansion. You also have to fight enemies by jumping on their heads, and solve various puzzles. As the game progresses, Ginger earns new abilities, with makes it easier for him to tackle many challenges. It's also important to build homes for the companions you rescue. The 3D graphics of Ginger: Beyond The Crystal are colorful and match the light atmosphere of the game.