The lights are on
We got some late info on a new WiiWare game that just released earlier this week. It missed the mark for inclusion in our latest Impulse Weekly write-up, but the video and screens have us intrigued. Toribash uses the Wii remote to allow for full body control over your fighter, letting you manipulate his limbs and motions in exactly the way you want. The result is the wild swinging and exploding bodies you'll see in the video below. The game has an unusually stark aesthetic, with glaring white backgrounds that accentuate the comic splashes of blood that result from melee.The game includes 2-player local or online play, and the game is out now for 1000 Wii points ($10). Developer Nabi Studios sent along this video to whet your appetite.
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That looks AWESOME!
that looks stupid ,its has bad graphics, and looks like it involves no skill
It's like a flash game... only scaled down to run on the Wii (snap).
Do not let the trailer fool you. Yes, this game can be entertaining, but it does require a lot of skill, or at least patience. I messed around with toribash on PC a few years ago. If you're into animating every single movement step by step, then viewing a short scene of those movements in motion, then this is the game for you. You basically animate all you fighting moves, and you take turns if it's a vs. battle. It can be pretty cool, because this means you can do whatever move you want, and strike any part of your opponents body. Most people just wont have the patience to play a "stop-motion" game. btw..it helped me with my 3d animation class.
wow, how did that look so epic? little motion-capture looking guys ripping each other apart is 'violence perfected?' some =how, it is. this looks just incredible, but i wonder what it controls like.
That looked really cool to be honest.
If you want to try it out you can download it for free to your pc or mac at the toribash site.
I'm not really feeling this. But it could be fun, maybe at a party or something.
I've been playing this game on the PC for free for about 1 1/2 years now. It has the largest learning curve I've ever seen in any game. It takes extreme skill and amazing anticipation. It's a must try but it's not for everyone. It's a thinking man's game. The custom textures, clan support, price of $0, and overall strong community base make it a must have for the PC. Buying it for the Wii is just stupid.
Great, so instead of teaching us how to play happy games as a family, the Wii is showing us ways to dismember our opponents and obstacles in life.