(Wii U)

Rayman Legends (Wii U)

Game Profile

Rayman, named platformer of the year and winner of multiple artistic and musical achievements, is coming to the Wii U with a brand new adventure.

Michel Ancel, celebrated creator of Rayman®, Beyond Good & Evil® and the Raving Rabbids® is bringing his innovative creativity to this new and exciting platform. Rayman Legends makes full use of the power of the Wii U. With the new Wii U controller, discover new ways to platform with its touch-based gameplay, gyroscope technology, and even the ability to extend your playing experience when the TV is off. Additionally, the power of the machine has helped pave the way for new, more detailed graphics and lighting.

Rayman, Globox, and the Teensies are off wandering through an enchanted forest when they discover a mysterious tent filled with a series of captivating paintings. As they look more closely, they notice each painting seems to tell the story of a mythical world. While focusing on a painting that shows a medieval land, they are suddenly sucked into the painting, entering the world, and the adventure begins. The gang must run, jump and fight their way through each world to save the day and discover the secrets of every legendary painting.

Key Features

  • Wii U Showcase: Rayman Legends takes full advantage of the Wii U and its new controller’s capabilities. Use the touch screen to take out enemies, manipulate platforms, cut ropes to clear a path and much more. With the gyroscope technology, you can move rotating platform and there are many more surprises to come!
  • The Game Must Go On: The Wii U allows you to keep playing the game even when your television is off. You will be able to continue Rayman’s adventure on the screen of the Wii U’s new wireless controller.
  • 5-Player Co-op Gameplay: Now more players can join in on the fun! With 4 Wii™ Remotes™ and the new Wii U controller, up to 5 players can play at once. At any time if someone wants to leave or join in, the game will continue without interruption.
  • 3D Boss Battles: The bosses have a big advantage over Rayman’s gang… an extra dimension! Dragons and other epic creatures can attack from all angles, so you’ll have to be on top of your game to defeat them.
  • New Challenges: Connect with your friends through a variety of challenges that will test your skill and speed. Check the leaderboards to see where you rank around the world.
  • Rayman Rocks!: Jump to the beat of a drum, punch to the bass line, even zip-line during a guitar sustain. Timing and rhythm are the key to beat these maps set to music. See if you have what it takes to be a Platforming Hero.
  • UbiArt Engine Advancements: The UbiArt engine has expanded its abilities to now include 3D gameplay elements, a new lighting design, and a new rendering system which take Rayman’s award-winning graphics to the next level.
  • The Award-Winning Team Is Back: The legendary team of decorated artists, designers and composers are teaming up again to create new worlds, new characters and a new soundtrack.

Game Review

Review

Europe PAL Version

Posted by Thomas Whitehead

Worth waiting for

The original release of Rayman Legends was supposed to be in rather different circumstances. What was once a launch window exclusive at the top of various wishlists is now a multi-platform arrival in a busy game season. While that's a pity, this is still...

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User Comments (18)

MickeyTheGreat

#6

MickeyTheGreat said:

Rayman 3 was one of the first games I ever owned, Rayman (on the atari jaguar my uncle has one) was one of the first retro games I ever played, Rayman origins was one of the first games that made me almost break into tears of joy. I hope Rayman Legends will do the same

EpicKirby101

#7

EpicKirby101 said:

I've never been a big rayman fan, but when I got rayman origins on the 3DS for christmas, I'm a huge fan of the series now and I am dieing to get my hands on this game.

banacheck

#12

banacheck said:

The PSOne Rayman was one of the best but with Rayman 2: The Great Escape thay made it a 3D game, same with Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc. I'm sooo glad with Rayman origins thay took the game back to there roots 2D, looking forwards to this one Rayman Legends.

NintendoPro64

#13

NintendoPro64 said:

Nice going Ubisoft! If you released this game like it should have then it would sold well thanks to being a exclusive Wii U game and having no competition. But nooo. Instead you decided that it would sell better as a multiplat (or were tipped off) and decided to delay 7 effing months. And because of that move, the Wii U lost all hope of sustaining holiday momentum and saw 7 months of horrible press and game cancellations. And now you're unexceptional multiplat is set BOMB harder than Rayman Origins. But do you know what really makes the irony hurt? It looks like it's selling best on the Wii U. Ubisoft, I am sorry, but you can FORGET about me buying this game at full price. Sorry Rayman, you deserved better...

NintendoPro64

#15

NintendoPro64 said:

@ngamer155

That's right. And if Ubisoft had let this d%mn game release when it was suppose to, it could have actually SOLD a few systems and prevented a lot of the BS that Nintendo had to go through these past 7 months. Honestly, the whole Wii U Crap Train started when they delayed and multiplated it...

garfreek

#16

garfreek said:

I'm having so much fun with this! And they've added so much stuff because of the delays that i'm still recomending you to just try this game! It's the perfect game for experienced platform players (especially the later half). the level design is god-like!

bmprsvz777

#18

bmprsvz777 said:

Very nice game, my son is 4 years old but he just loves it, some parts are too difficult for him of course. Very nice music too. Simply one perfect game.

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