Bit Boy is coming!

Bplus has just sent out an official press release announcing their brand new WiiWare title Bit Boy!!. You'll get to take control of Kubi as he traverses through the various generations of video games in an attempt to rescue his fellow pixel pals.

Below is the official press release which gives some more information and insight into this new WiiWare release. You can also check out the teaser image that accompanied the press release below as well.

Bplus, independent software developer, creator of Niki – Rock 'n' Ball, PLÄTTCHEN – twist 'n' paint and Vektor Tank, today officially announces Bit Boy!!, a brand-new title for WiiWare™, the downloadable game service for Wii™.

Bit Boy!!, is a totally new kind of game mix in which one-pixel-hero Kubi rushes through the whole history of videogames in order to save his pixel pals.

Players accompany Kubi in this totally crazy-pixellated retro journey and battle hordes of nasty monsters in:

  • 4-bit dungeons
  • 8-bit caves
  • 16-bit strongholds
  • 32-bit mazes
  • 64-bit arenas
  • 128-bit worlds

Bernd Geiblinger, Art Director of Bplus, says: 
"Everyone knows that Bplus really is a crazy company. We lifted up a gearwheel to the top of evolution and let it fight against evil Plättchen 6 billion years in the future. We transformed a boy into a ball, only to let him become a rock to stand up against metal crabs and flying trees. With Bit Boy!!, we created a fantastic new arcade adventure that is delivered together with all its never-before-seen prequels from the different videogame eras. From ages 14 to 40, each Bit Generation will spark true retro feelings in all players when they set off in the ultimate pursuit of fruits and highscores."

Players can grab a pal for even more fun in the cooperative mode.

The Wii Remote is your joystick – the arcade adventure begins.

Key Facts:

Genre: Arcade Action
Platform: WiiWare™

Developer: Bplus

Players: 1 or 2 Player cooperative

Control Style: Wii Remote™ - +Control Pad Style or Joystick Style

Presentation: Retro graphics from all eras of videogame history

Video Modes: 480p, 16:9 widescreen

Release Date: tba

We'll have more information on Bit Boy!! as it becomes available, as well as a full review of the game when it hits the WiiWare service.