View Single Post
Old 08-09-2013, 09:23 PM   #15
Tron Bonne
Revolution in Ink
 
Tron Bonne's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: The Year 70XX
Posts: 26,917
Default Re: The Wonderful 101 (Wii U)

Quote:
Originally Posted by MarvelWarrior View Post
What type of genre is it? I won't get to try it till after work
Ahem...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tron Bonne View Post
It's an action game more in the style of DMC. The other heroes with you serve the main purpose of transforming into weapons (giant fists, gun, swords, etc.). They can be used in other ways, too, such as having them jump on to enemies to momentarily stun them and do extra damage. They've said you can use them in a variety of other ways, but we won't know for sure until the game is out.

Here's the blog for Platinum, where they've been detailing the mechanics more in depth:

http://platinumgames.com/2013/08/09/...e-need-saving/

That's the latest one, but you can go back and check out the others.
Thought this was a rather clear post about the genre. I know people are getting somewhat confused based on the nature of having 100 heroes at a time, thinking it's like Pikmin, but it's an action game. The best way to think of the other heroes in 101 is that they are basically your weapon of the game. Instead of a regular fist or sword or gun, they morph into said weapon. They will be able to utilized in other ways, but that's the core of it.

__________________
"When you see a John Woo film, it's comforting to know how shallow the world really is. The full force of the manly coolness factor with a peice of nose hair sticking out from the tiny crack between manly and cool, exposes the thinness of the male hormone factor. It takes an idiot to do cool things. That's why it's cool."

Quote:
I was a North American Fall Webworm in my past life. Those were the good old days.
Tron Bonne is offline   Reply With Quote