[ x ] remove ads and scale site to 1080p+
[ x ] remove the ads & get mobile premium
pay whatever you want to upgrade
 
 

Miyamoto helps promote Samurai Warriors 3, grins menacingly

11:00 AM on 08.06.2009·  2 minute read   ·  Jonathan Holmes
0

Shigeru Miyamoto showed up at a recent Samurai Warriors 3 event, which seemed random at first, but makes sense after a little digging. Apparently, Miyamoto was the producer of the Famicom Disk System title Nazo no Murasamejou, and Samurai Warriors 3 will have a mode based around that game. While this not quite a Nintendo/Koei collaboration, it's pretty damn close. Crazy.

So yeah, Miyamoto showed his face at a Samurai Warriors 3 event, but what about the game? From what I'm hearing, it sounds amazing; 35 playable characters, over 40 enemies on screen (take that, Dead Rising:CTYD), and get this, potentially no motion controls. It's still in discussion, but this game may designed to work only with the classic controller, with prerequisite classic controller bundle to follow. This is great news if you ask me. Some games are a good fit for the Wii not because they're suited to motion controls, but for the Wii's large install base and low development costs. Just as not ever DS game needs stylus controls, not every Wii game needs motion controls, as the sales of Monster Hunter 3 and Super Smash Bros. Brawl have proven. 

OK, time to jump off my high horse. Hit the jump for screens of the game in action, and tell us what you think in the comments. Will this "hardcore" Japanese game sell on the Wii? Do you plan to give it a shot? And what the hell is up with Miyamoto's shirt? It looks like it's made out of lifesavers and gummi bears. 

[Via Andriasang]

 

Photo Gallery

Tip: You can swipe photos or use your arrow keys


 

Enlighten an uninformed cougar: FacebookTwitterRedditEmail
 

#Events #Samurai Warriors #Wii
 
 
 
[x] advertisement
 
 


Jonathan HolmesBad Joke Uncle // Profile & Disclosures
Fronts2421Posts16Blogs 128Following103Followers614

"Where do dreams end and reality begin? Videogames, I suppose."- Gainax, FLCL Vol. 1 "The beach, the trees, even the clouds in the sky... everything is build from little tiny pieces of stuff. Ju... more
Trending on Destructoid:

 
 


Dtoid is fighting adblockalypse without native ad article bullsh* thanks to Huge Members. Please give them sex or donuts:

GoofierBrute
GoofierBrute


Since 9:03 PM on 08.22.2010

sindremaster
sindremaster


Since 11:25 PM on 01.01.2012

psycho terror2
psycho terror2


Since 9:12 PM on 01.11.2008

User Avatar
leoryk


Since 12:47 AM on 06.11.2015

 

Please login (or) make a quick account (free)
to view and post comments.





Three day old threads are only visible to verified humans - this helps our small community management team stay on top of spam

Sorry for the extra step!