Spaceball: Revolution - First Screenshots
Posted by Darren Calvert
A puzzler that is more than just a load of old balls.
Yesterday Nintendo of Europe released lots of info about the upcoming Wiiware / DSiWare lineup. Among those games was a title called Spaceball: Revolution by Virtual Toys, the Spanish developer who brought Yummy Yummy Cooking Jam to WiiWare a short while ago.
Keen to know more we got in touch and were given the following press release, along with some screenshots and game trailer:
Fifteen devilishly challenging levels will test the player in making near-impossible patterns, with the help of space energy balls. Time and trajectory-blocking obstacles will become the player’s nemesis, testing their ability, dexterity and concentration to new limits.
The goal is to finish the different levels of the game, copying the shapes that are shown at the back of the screen. In order to copy the shown image, energy balls thrown by the Wii Remote™, will activate or deactivate squares of the grid upon contact.
Time is crucial, and that’s proven in this Virtual Toys’ game, because the player has a limited time to achieve each shape. After each successful shape, a new pattern is generated, making the challenge even more difficult.
Throughout the fifteen levels of the game, new obstacles appear. These include cubes, hoops, laser rays, asteroids, cylinders, pendulums and balls! Each obstacle has unique properties including static, mobile, invisible, destroyable and indestructible. The player has to remember every behavior pattern to evade the obstacles on each throw, ensuring there is maximum time to replicate each shape!
The challenge for the player is relentless and they can choose to play the game in two ways: challenge mode, with four different difficulty levels (‘easy’ to ‘expert’) or multiplayer mode, where two intrepid players challenge each other in a split-screen sabotaging frenzy!
As if the obstacles and enemies are not challenging enough, many “special effects” will make your journey to the end of the game even more difficult, with sudden spins of the world, auto-balls and cosmic cameras all out to disrupt the player’s aim!
Below in our gallery you can see 18 screenshots from the game, and for your audiovisual delight here is the game trailer:
As always, have your say in the comments area. Will this be a day one purchase for you?