Wii owners, your day has been luckified: Konami announced yesterday that Castlevania Judgment is coming for the Nintendo system.
Developed by Castlevania series producer Koji "Iga" Igarashi, Castlevania Judgment is the first fighting game in franchise. It "bridges the past with the present as it pits several generations of the Belmont clan against a host of characters that span the franchise's 22-year history." Which characters are playable hasn't been announced.
"We wanted to take this addition to the signature Konami franchise in a direction that really sets it apart from the previous Castlevania titles in the series," said Anthony Crouts, Vice President of Marketing for Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. "The Wii Remote™ and Nunchuk capabilities, along with the iconic characters, make this game the ideal entry point into the fighting game genre. This combination is certain to thrill old and new fans of the franchise. "
More details under the cut.
- 3D environments
- players can "slash, stab and whip their way across a variety of stages and environmental elements with various surrounding objects as weapons."
- Select characters can set traps and make use of monsters on the field to achieve victory
- As an added bonus, players are also able to compete head-to-head using the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection and connect with Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia on the Nintendo DS to unlock bonus gameplay content.