PlatinumGames is reviving The Wonderful 101, the designer’s 2013 Wii U game, in “remastered” type for Nintendo Switch. This time, nevertheless, Platinum isn’t working with the game’s former publisher, Nintendo, however is turning to Kickstarter to crowdfund advancement of The Wonderful 101: Remastered– with strategies to bring the game to PlayStation 4 and Windows PC.
The Wonderful 101: Remastered’s Kickstarter campaign releases today. The designer is requesting about $50,000 in crowdfunding to remaster and self-publish the game on Switch. If Platinum raises $250,000, it will bring the game to PC through Steam. And at the $500,000 crowdfunding mark, it prepares to launch a PS4 version of The Wonderful 101: Remastered.
Platinum likewise means extra material coming to The Wonderful 101: Remastered, to be opened through stretch objectives, however information on that material and particular crowdfunding quantities weren’t exposed.
The Kickstarter campaign notes a prolonged quantity of digital and physical benefits. The Wonderful 101: Remastered is prepared to be launched both digitally and physically on Switch, and benefits such as tee shirts, precious jewelry, figures, and the game’s soundtrack are readily available. One benefit even ensures being obstructed by game director Hideki Kamiya on Twitter, where he is notoriously irritated.
Helping Platinum in the remaster is Nighthawk Interactive, the designer that assisted bring games like Metal Wolf Mayhem, Killer Queen Black, and Aladdin and The Lion King to different platforms.
The Wonderful 101 was initially launched for Wii U in2013 The game’s core conceit has players taking control of a hundred heroes simultaneously and integrating their strength into huge weapons like a sword, whip, or weapon that are summoned utilizing the Wii U’s touchscreen-enabled GamePad. In Polygon’s review of The Wonderful 101, we slammed the game for its undependable gameplay mechanics and its “one-note” humor.
PlatinumGames just recently got financial investment from Chinese web and home entertainment business Tencent. At the time, Platinum CEO Kenichi Sato stated Tencent’s financial investment in the studio would “enhance our structure as a business and broaden from game advancement into checking out self-publishing.”