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forma.8 to Launch on Wii U This Month

forma.8, a classic Metroidvania-style adventure game developed by indie developer Mixed Bag, will hit the Wii U eShop on February 23rd for $14.99.

What started development with a 2-man team and spent 4 years in development, forma.8 is a lovingly crafted take on the classic Metroidvania genre. Featuring a combination of hand-drawn vector graphics and 3d graphics, this game runs at a smooth 60 frames per second.

MixedBag, an independent studio based in Turin, Italy, is proud to announce today that their latest game, forma.8 will be released the 23rd February on PS4, PSVita, Xbox One, PC and Wii U.

Started as 2 person development project back in 2013, forma.8 has been in development for 4 years and is now ready to ship.

As the small exploration probe forma.8 you’re stranded alone on the surface of an alien planet. Separated from your companions by accident you have a life or death mission to accomplish: find and recover a lost, powerful energy source before it’s too late. And not everything is what it seems…

forma.8 offers all the gameplay hooks of the classic metroidvania formula: a huge world to explore, a unique control system, power ups to collect to unlock new zones, enemies to fight, puzzle to solve, a cryptic story and huge bosses. All presented with unique visuals: using a combination of lovely hand drawn vector graphics, 3D characters and very high resolution and antialiasing to bring the world of forma.8 to life, in silky smooth 60 frames per second.

– Explore a huge, open world full of secrets
– Solve ancient mysteries
– Gain new power-ups to progress in your adventure
– Fight deadly enemies and face powerful bosses
– Delve into a deep and cryptic lore