Broken Rules

Published on November 14th, 2012 | by G. Bargas, Managing Editor

This Wii U Indie Title Shows off Its Feathery Multiplayer

Platform: Wii U
Release Date: November 18, 2012
Developer: Broken Rules
Price: $14.99

During E3 2012 there was a lot of buzz surrounding the Nintendo Wii U. We were finally moving past the tech demos that were shown the year before and we knew AAA releases were on their way.

Even more exciting than these AAA titles could be found in something that we knew very little about. Indie games have made their mark on the current generation of consoles and it was only a matter of time before they leapt into the realm of “next-gen”. There wasn’t much known about the Wii U indie title Chasing Aurora, but now we’ve got plenty of visual candy.

The game features a physics based map where players can literally fly through the air at top speeds. The game focuses around the fantasy of human flight and seems like it will provide that magic for players.

The multiplayer of the game will make full use of the Wii U GamePad. Others participating in these notions of airborne grandeur must grab a Wii remote to join. This is also a plus for an indie game as most do not feature a multiplayer aspect to the game, which is something to be said about the future of games like its kind. The game is also marked by its beautifully sleek art style which can be seen in the videos and screen above.

Below you’ll find some of the multiplayer modes for Chasing Aurora.

Hide & Seek
Goal: The team’s goal is to find the Golden Bird and steal Aurora’s Gem.
Chase Mode
Goal: Grab and keep Aurora’s Gem, while trying to stay alone on the screen.
Trail Challenge
Freeze Tag
Goal: The player on the GamePad plays the Ice Bird, whose goal is to freeze all other players.

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I am Greg, aka LaWiiG. Thanks for coming to take a look around! Retro is the way to go! Do yourself a favor and show love by playing retro games.

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