We were big fans of Teslagrad, an ambitious and stylish action platformer that came to the Wii U. Its storytelling and lore were certainly a notable part of the experience, so we've been eagerly awaiting the follow-up from Rain Games - World to the West.

It now has its confirmed release date for the Wii U eShop, along with PS4 / Xbox One / PC - it'll arrive on 5th May with a console price of $24.99 / €24.99; the Wii U isn't getting a physical retail edition, however. An official description and a fresh gameplay trailer are below.

World to the West is a standalone followup of Teslagrad, the indie hit that conquered the hearts of many puzzle-lovers three years ago. A 3D action adventure with a cartoony art style, inspired by those light-hearted RPGs from our past that made us face the challenges with a smile. A vast world of blue skies and dark caves awaits you, as you try to unveil the mysteries of an ancient prophecy. You'll join four characters in this journey: Lumina the Teslamancer, Knaus the underdog, Miss Teri the treasure hunter and the gloriously mustachioed strongman, Lord Clonington, each one with their own storyline and abilities. Watch our new gameplay trailer to see them in motion!

The top-down gameplay and varied cast of characters certainly promise an intriguing experience; we'll be sure to check it out when it arrives later in the Spring.