Cross Code Might Find a Home on the Wii U

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

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More good news today for fans of the fledgling Wii U. New information shows that Radical Fish Games are interested in bringing their first game, called Cross Code, to the Wii U after they finish making the initial version for the PC. According to GoNintendo, this is in part thanks to “the Wii U’s recent platform support announcements.”

Cross Code is a retro 2D style game where the primary method of interaction is throwing energy balls at things and generally jumping around like a crazy person. Sounds fun to me. Based on the tech demo, it appears that at least the starting environment is some sort of laboratory or tech facility, as the main character is forced to throw energy balls at various robotic targets to progress. For an old retro gamer like myself, this game is a breath of fresh air, and I eagerly anticipate seeing the finalized product. Until then, enjoy the following trailer showing off the tech demo!

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