21st August 2007– Puzzle fans are in for a treat this Christmas with Zack&Wiki™: Quest for Barbaros’ Treasure, a quirky and innovative title that will challenge players to“Play Different” as they embark on a colourful journey across seven-themed stages on a quest to find a legendary ship and ultimately become the greatest pirate in the world! This puzzle adventure title is developed and published by Capcom and will be distributed by Nintendo of Europe.
Zack&Wiki™: Quest for Barbaros’ Treasure allows players to truly interact with the world around them thanks to the innovative Wii Remote. Players can move and open objects, transform items and unlock new paths all with simple tactile movements of their remote. The Wii Remote will be used in a variety of ways including turning keys, rotating handles and even playing a piccolo as players strive to solve more and more difficult puzzles they encounter. In total there are over 80 different objects that can be manipulated in the game.
The adventure features a range of locations for players to explore from lush jungle to barren frozen ice temples. With seven large stages and over 20 sub-stages to master, Zack&Wiki™: Quest for Barbaros’ Treasure is not for the faint hearted. There are more than 500 items to collect and 35 types of enemy to outwit, meaning this game will provide 30 - 40 hours of mind-bending puzzle solving adventure.
There is a treat in store from Capcom for Nintendo DS owners as Ace Attorney; the franchise that has sold over 2 million copies worldwide, will see its latest installment on this popular handheld console. The exciting courtroom drama series, Ace Attorney Apollo Justice, which is the first title in the series to be developed specifically for the Nintendo DS, will see the introduction of a brand new lead character and a new chapter. Being developed and published by Capcom and distributed by Nintendo of Europe this is a title you’re just not going to be able to wait to play!
Zack&Wiki™: Quest for Barbaros’ Treasure launches across Europe on the Wii on 7th December 2007, at the estimated retail price of around£35.
Further information on Ace Attorney Apollo Justice for the Nintendo DS will be available in the near future.
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