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Nintendo dates Platinum Games’ The Wonderful 101

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Developer Platinum Games will finally release its Pikmin-like superhero game The Wonderful 101 in late tsummer.

During a Nintendo Direct livestreaming show, Nintendo chief executive Satoru Iwata revealed it will unleash The Wonderful 101 on Sept. 15 for the Wii U. This is one of the few exclusives that Wii U owners are really looking forward to trying.

The Wonderful 101 puts players in control of a massive crowd of superheros. You can combine those superheros, Voltron-like, to create gigantic forms. These combination powers help in the fight against an invading force of 10-story-high aliens.

Platinum Games is the well-respected developer of character-action title Bayonetta, third-person shooter Vanquish, and Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. In addition to The Wonderful 101, the studio is also working on Bayonetta 2 for the Wii U.


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