Number of Players
1 (Single Player)
Release Date


  • US 12th May 2008, 1,000 points
  • EU 20th May 2008, 1,000 points
  • JP 24th Dec 2008
Controller Support
Feature Support
Official Site


  • Review LostWinds (WiiWare)

    Is LostWinds the innovative platformer Wii fans were hoping for, or just a lot of hot air?

    Let's face it, the Wii has already had its fair share of below-average platformers, so it comes as no surprise that, despite the enormous amount of hype surrounding Frontier Development's LostWinds title, Wii owners have approached the game with a certain...

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LostWinds News

  • Anniversary LostWinds First Launched 15 Years Ago Today

    Let's Toku 'bout it

    Today marks the 15th anniversary of LostWinds in North America, a launch title for WiiWare and (in this writer's opinion) one of the console's finest bite-sized games. The title was developed and published by Frontier Developments out West, though Square Enix took care of publishing duties for LostWinds' Japan release in...

  • News LostWinds Now Available For Wii to Wii U Transfer


    The Wii to Wii U system transfer may not be the most flexible or easy process, but we should be pleased that it is available, allowing those anxious for access to their WiiWare, Virtual Console and Wii save data to carry on with their shiny new system. The excellent LostWinds was an anomaly, however, as it was a game that could not be...

  • News Frontier Would "Very Much Like" To Make Another LostWinds Game

    Developer says mobile and console markets are becoming "blurred"

    Frontier currently has a couple of games in development. First up there's Elite: Dangerous, which is coming to PC and Mac after amassing over $1.5 million in a Kickstarter campaign, and then there's Coaster Crazy Deluxe, which will soon be available on Wii U via the eShop. Of course,...

  • News Job Losses Rock LostWinds Developer Frontier

    The Nightmare Before Christmas

    LostWinds developer Frontier Developments has made 14 of its 233 staff redundant, Eurogamer has revealed. The Cambridge-based studio - which expanded its operations in North America earlier this year - is letting the staff go at 6pm on Friday 14th December - just 11 days before Christmas.

  • News LostWinds Developer Expands In North America

    Frontier opens Canadian studio thanks to tax breaks

    Frontier Developments — the team behind the WiiWare smash LostWinds and its sequel LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias — has opened its first studio outside of the UK, taking advantage of tax breaks to set up shop in Canada. The new office will be based in Nova Scotia, and will house around 20...

  • News Frontier Preparing to Blow You Away With More LostWinds

    Good news, everyone

    LostWinds and its sequel, LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias, have been two of WiiWare's most notable hits, so it's good to hear that David Braben's Frontier team is preparing to release more titles in the series Braben confirmed to Eurogamer that the series was "far from done and dusted", saying: There are still many...

  • Nintendo Download 22, 24 December 2009 (Japan)

    WiiWare catch-up and more MSX games for the Virtual Console.

    The Wii gets the lion's share of Japanese downloads next week with four new WiiWare and three new VC titles. DSiWare gets a couple of games and two more Rurubu travel guides to round things out. Note that the DSiWare releases will be on Thursday the 24th rather than Wednesday due to the...

  • News Square Enix to Publish LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias in Japan

    Impressive British downloadable title keeps the attention of the big guns of Japanese RPGs.

    The LostWinds WiiWare games from Frontier have gotten loads of praise around the gaming industry and are two of the strongest selling titles on WiiWare. Noteworthy for containing boatloads of character, great design and compelling play mechanics which take...

  • News WiiWare World - Best of 2008

    This year brought Wii owners the WiiWare service and with it some great and affordable downloadable game titles. While we've seen our fair share of awful titles on the service, we've also seen some outstanding releases, a few that approach even some of the better Wii retail releases.

    As 2008 comes to a close, we at WiiWare World thought it might be...

  • News LostWinds Coming To Japanese WiiWare In December

    While the US, Europe, and Australia have been enjoying Frontier's amazing WiiWare launch title LostWinds for quite some time now, Japanese gamers have had to sit back and wait in anticipation that eventually the game might see a release in Japan.

    Now thanks to famed rpg giant Square-Enix, the game will finally see a release in the land of the rising...

About The Game

LostWinds is a fresh, enchanting adventure that lets you wield the awesome powers of Enril the wind spirit - from raging tornados to the gentlest breeze – to guide and protect Toku, a young boy who is the only one who can help you release the curse placed upon the world of Mistralis and its people by evil Balasar.

Mistralis is a stunningly presented, magical land full of wonder and intrigue that bursts to life with your every action and exploration. LostWinds’s novel, playful controls let you use Enril’s elemental powers to jump and glide Toku through Mistralis’s different regions, buffet and smash enemies and solve puzzles on the journey to a dramatic showdown.

Bursting with new gameplay ideas that embrace the Wii Remote’s unique abilities, LostWinds puts the power of the wind in the palm of your hand.