Martial rhythm game Kickbeat
may be ready to lay down some beats on Wii U, if a new listing on German classifier USK
is accurate. Dev-pub Zen Studios hasn't announced the port of the original PS3 and Vita game, but it's plausible given the pinball specialist has paddled plenty of its catalog up the Wii U ramp. We've reached out to Zen for more info.
is like a traditional rhythm game with notes to tap along to. except in its case the notes are hordes of ninja foes, and your taps punch and kick combos. If you're a PC player who believes German europopper Snap
was wrong and that rhythm is in fact a fighter, you'll be pleased to learn that Kickbeat
arrives on Steam
today for $10. The Windows PC version
comes with improved visuals, an expanded soundtrack, keyboard controls, and a host of tweaks guided by player feedback.
When approached, a Zen spokesperson told Joystiq, "Leave it to the ratings boards to spoil our surprises! I cannot officially confirm or deny that KickBeat
will come to the Wii U, but Zen loves to have all games on all platforms so people can enjoy our games regardless of the device they choose to play on."