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Devil's Third Is Coming Stateside on Wii U And PC

| 21 Jul 2015 09:08

Quirky Japanese action-adventure Devil's Third is getting a surprise western release for PC and Wii U.

Devil's Third is a quirky, "over-the-top" Japanese action-adventure title from Dead or Alive creator Tomonobu Itagaki's new studio: Valhalla Game Studios. Like most quirky Japanese titles, we had assumed this one wasn't getting a western release, but lo and behold today Valhalla and Nintendo have confirmed that the game will be making its way stateside: on both the Wii U and the PC.

Nintendo said the release that it would be publishing the Wii U version of the game, and Valhalla would be working on the PC port by itself. Before you get too excited about a PC version, while the Wii U version will feature both a single-player story mode and a multiplayer mode, the PC version "will offer a multiplayer experience tailored for the platform."

What this means is up-in-the-air, but Valhalla did describe the port as "free-to-start", which presumably means free-to-play with microtransactions. Hooray.

The game will be released both at retail, and through the Nintendo eShop, and should hit shelves some time in "Q4, 2015".

Source: Nintendo

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