Number of Players
1 (Single Player)
Release Date


  • US 2nd Jun 2008, 1,000 points
  • EU 23rd Oct 2009, 1,000 points
Controller Support
Feature Support


  • Review Protöthea (WiiWare)

    Is this worthy enough to be remembered in the shoot-em-up hall of fame?

    Protöthea originally started life as a PC game, developed by Digital Builders back in 2005. It pretty much went unnoticed at the time, so it seems like a strange choice for Ubisoft to use for its debut on the Wii as there's little here in the way of innovation other than the...

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Protöthea News

  • Nintendo Download Shinobi, Brain Training, Combat of Giants, Protöthea and PictureBook Games (EU)

    WiiWare plays catchup, DSiWare gets more miniature retail titles

    Things are a bit disappointing on the download front for Europe this week - only the Virtual Console release can really be recommended. What's most interesting about this update is that we've finally gotten a WiiWare game North America has had for over a year - if only it was any good!...

  • News North American WiiWare Top 10

    Looking at the latest North American WiiWare top 10 it’s plain to see that the all-important ‘Mario effect’ is just as potent as ever.

    For those of you that follow the fortunes of the Virtual Console service, you’ll know that Mario games regularly top the sales charts. In fact ‘regularly’ is probably the wrong word; ‘always’ is a...

  • News USA WiiWare Update: Protöthea And Toki Tori

    Another week, another WiiWare update! Today North America gets Ubisoft’s Protöthea. We have to admit that this game intrigues us somewhat as we are big shoot-em-up fans. Graphically this game does look impressive, but it remains to be seen how good the game itself will be. Could the free scrolling gameplay be it's undoing? Watch out for our review which will be up in the next day or so to find out!

    Also up for grabs is Toki Tori, a fun platform/puzzle game by Dutch developers Two Tribes. You will certainly get your value for money with this, the l...

  • News Ubisoft Brings Protothea to WiiWare

    In a completely random announcement today, Ubisoft has revealed they are bringing the 2005 PC game Protöthea to WiiWare. The game is a shooter, but doesn't really stand out too much.

    The WiiWare release will include extra features and things to do, and apparently will be released on WiiWare's launch day for 1000 Wii Points. Ubisoft's James Regan...

About The Game

Protöthea is a top-down scrolling shooter game with free movement that puts players in complete control of a last-generation spaceship. The mission is to destroy the asteroid called Maqno 01 and finish with the plans of The Core. UbiSoft’s Protöthea introduces new concepts to a beloved, classic game style while mixing genres and utilizing the full capabilities of the Wii console, from graphics to controls.

Players of all ages and experience levels will enjoy taking command of their ship, blasting through four different worlds in 10 challenging missions. Use your weapons arsenal and the special bonus items to help you accomplish your mission, and don’t forget to slow down time and take an edge over the enemy.