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Klonoa (Wii)

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Klonoa’s long-awaited return offers vibrant graphics, motion control and new secrets to discover in this update to the series’ debut adventure. Highly revered as one of the best platform games of the past 10 years, Klonoa will ignite Wii owners’ imaginations with addictive gameplay, exciting stages and a memorable story.

Help Klonoa save Phantomile, a land formed by the dreams of its inhabitants, and recently besieged by an unknown evil. Klonoa’s breathtaking journey takes him through a series of increasingly difficult stages across multiple kingdoms as he strives to save his friends and homeland. Throughout his quest, Klonoa is aided by his friend Hewpoe, a benevolent spirit who resides in the ring from which Klonoa is able to fire his Wind Bullet. The Wind Bullet gives Klonoa the ability to grab and inflate his enemies and use them to his advantage.

  • Unique Character and Level Designs – Cute, and quirky characters and beautifully detailed environments
  • Enhanced Graphics – Gorgeous, vibrant, and completely redesigned graphics optimized for the Wii
  • Fun and Challenging Gameplay Experience – Dozens of different enemies to beat in 14 adventure-filled levels
  • Exclusive Reverse Mode – With bonus stages created especially for the Wii version of the game
  • Multiple Controller Options – Players can choose whichever style suits them best, from the Wii Remote™ and Nunchuk, Wii Remote only, Classic Controller, or even the GameCube™ controller
  • New Controls Utilize the Wii’s Motion Sensing Capabilities
  • Use the Wind Bullet to capture enemies and toss them by swinging the Wii Remote
  • Shake the nunchuk to activate a whirlwind that will spin and slow down enemies

With a simple move of the Wii Remote Klonoa can throw captured enemies to break obstacles, uncover hidden items or defeat other enemies. Klonoa can also use any enemy he is holding to perform a double jump which allows him to reach high ledges or jump across large pits. By moving the Nunchuk, Klonoa can use his whirlwind to slowdown approaching enemies. In addition to the Wii Remote and Nunchuk controls, Klonoa offers a wide range of control options for any style of play, including Wii Remote only, Classic Controller and the Nintendo GameCube controller.

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Posted by Corbie Dillard

Does Namco's Klonoa remake manage to capture the magic of the original Playstation release?

Before true 3D platformers became all the rage, 2.5D platformers began showing up on Sony's Playstation console during the 32-bit era. These games featured 3D visuals, but kept the player on a 2D pathway through the game. This would allow developers the...

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User Comments (7)

Ian_Daemon

#4

Ian_Daemon said:

I played the heck out of "Klonoa" for the Wii and I have to agree with Corbie that it's a fun game! I love 2.5D platformers and hopefully we'll see the style of game experience a revival. Klonoa can be a shorter experience, but the item collection aspect of the game adds a little replay. The end of the game will definitely test your platformer skills.

I wonder how much "Icarian: Kindred Spirits (WiiWare)" will be like this?

kirgy

#5

kirgy said:

wow, the first time i played klonoa it was on gameboy and now its on wii? o_0

motang

#6

motang said:

Awesome game, love how it has the old school challenge and looks & sounds great. Oh and the voice is pretty cool too.

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