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Old 03-22-2013, 08:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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DuckTales Remastered Coming to Wii U

The classic is reborn by WayForward this summer.

DuckTales Remastered, a re-imagining of the NES classic, has been announced for a summer 2013 release on Wii U. The game, developed by WayForward, will feature hand-drawn sprites against 3D backgrounds. In addition, voice actor Alan Young will be returning to voice Scrooge McDuck.

The game, introduced at PAX East 2013, will feature some content from the original game, but also new content such as new areas like Scrooge's Money Bin and the Museum. The original songs from the game will be remastered as well.

The original 1989 NES title has long been on the Virtual Console wishlist for many fans, and is considered to be one of the most beloved games on the system. In particular it is known for it's pogo-style combat and incredible soundtrack.

The trailer was posted by Capcom Europe on their official YouTube page, but quickly pulled. The trailer that was pulled is shown below.

DuckTales Remastered Coming to Wii U - News - Nintendo World Report



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Old 03-22-2013, 09:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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"Please stop emailing me for a quote" from Tim Schafer is hilarious. I also really liked the choice of the Ducktales tv show theme, talk about nostalgia!
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Old 03-23-2013, 12:36 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Sweet, bout time games started looking like they should in 2013.
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Old 03-23-2013, 01:45 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I used to run home every day to watch Duck Tales. I'd dance to the opening theme.

First. I'm glad this is being created.
Second. A criticism. For the most part it has pixar art style that I think is annoying. A couple scenes almost had a cartoon look to them. They should have gone full hand drawn animation all the way through.
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It isn't just for Wii U, it is coming out to all of the consoles. If it was coming out on only Wii U, then only 4 people would get to play it.
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Yeah that's true people on xbox.com are all excited about this too.
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It isn't just for Wii U, it is coming out to all of the consoles. If it was coming out on only Wii U, then only 4 people would get to play it.
I'm fairly sure more than 4 people bought the Wii U, considering I already know 4 people in my immediate area that own one, lol.
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Ok...5 people...duh...it is an exaggeration. But < 1 million sales since Nov is pretty telling that the Wii U isn't that popular.

Either way...DuckTales...IMO, top 5 platformer of all time. Awesome.
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I am so glad WayForward is the one developing this game. In my eyes they are hands down the best dev studio NA has to offer.

They show an obvious appreciation for graphical beauty and fidelity. Virt is a musical genius. They're well-known for their tight controls and fluid animation. And of course they've constantly shown a deep knowledge and understanding on any project they've undertaken. A simply amazing team of developers that no fan of the original NES games could have asked for better.





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Yeah WiiU has like 5 games, so of course its a let down. PC/3DS is where its at.
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