UK developer Frontier Developments (Thrillville
) announced a new title for Nintendo's WiiWare service today, titling the adventure platformer LostWinds
. We have a gallery of screenshots below that you can thumb through for a preview of the game's stylized art direction.
stars Toku, a young boy who has discovered a wind spirit in a land threatened by its power-hungry sun/moon spirit. You'll move Toku around using the nunchuck's
analog stick while aiding him with Wii remote gestures commanding the wind elemental. A quick controller movement can send a breeze or even a tornado to power Toku's jumps, glide him across distances, blow away enemies, and solve puzzles.
Frontier Developments hasn't yet announced a release date or price, but the studio is hoping to put LostWinds
out with WiiWare's US launch this May 12th
- Lostwinds official site
- Level Up interview with Frontier Developments' David Braben