Press Play have just announced that their unique WiiWare platformer Max & the Magic Marker will be hitting the European WiiWare service on January 22 at a cost of 1000 Wii Points. Of course, North American gamers need not worry, as a NA release should be coming up shortly thereafter.

Players wanted to find out a little more about the game can even try out the free online demo of the game that will be available on the official Max & the Magic Marker web site later today.

Until then, you can check out the official gameplay trailer showing the game in action below, along with our full preview of the the game. We'll have a full review of the game shortly after its release.