Nintendo Power info summary - Time Hollow coming to North America, Etrian Odyssey II, Potpourri for WiiWare, and more

A bit of an info summary from the latest issue of Nintendo Power…

- Konami’s Time Hollow will indeed be getting a North American localization, and is due to hit the states this August

- Etrian Odyssey II details

30 levels
warp points within each 5 floor stratum (not only at the beginning)
interrupt save feature
rest feature to redistribute skills with a 5 level penalty
ability to strafe
some FOEs disappear from your map and walk through walls
need to use items and abilities to lure FOEs toward you
no experience points for beating FOEs

- VC Poll Results:

Readers Most Wanted
1. Earthbound
2. Super Mario RPG
3. Chrono Trigger
4. Mother
5. Majora’s Mask

NP Staff
1. Mega Man: The Wily Wars
2. Terranigma
3. FF6
4. Super Mario RPG
5. Rocket Knight Adventures

- Potpourri for WiiWare

Created by Dutch game develops Ralph Egas and Erik Bastianen
Playing field is hollow stump surrounded by the elements of the four seasons
Get the seasons back on track by hitting objects that represent one season with elements that evoke the season
Employs Wii remote pointer and a single button
Hope to release by summer

- Summon Night: Twin Age review summary

+ Combat is simple, responsive, plenty of depth (better than Phantom Hourglass)
+ Two distinct playable characters
+ Excellent graphics, quality voice work and story

- No towns, tools or puzzles
- Dungeons are repetitious
- Bad AI
- No co-op


Categories: Consoles, Portables
Tags: ds, wii, wiiware


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