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Project Zero 2: Wii Edition Australian Release Date Revealed

by Nicholas Bray - May 14, 2012, 4:32 am PDT
Total comments: 3 Source: (Press Release)

The game will be available for Australian and New Zealand fans this June.

Nintendo Australia has announced that the survival horror game Project Zero 2: Wii Edition will be releasing in Australia and New Zealand on June 28, 2012.

Project Zero 2: Wii Edition is a remake of the the PS2 game Project Zero II: Crimson Butterfly. Taking on the role of a girl named Mio, you explore a mysterious cursed village along with her twin sister Mayu. There are currently no details about the title being released in North America. 

[AU] Dare to Revisit One of the Scariest Games of All Time?

Prepare to hide behind your couch because Nintendo and TECMO KOEI GAMES are set to re-launch one of the scariest horror titles from the legendary Project Zero series this June exclusively for Wii. With all new motion gameplay features and innovative new two player modes, horror fans looking for interesting ways to get their scares need look no further than Project Zero 2: Wii Edition, launching 28th June 2012 in Australia and New Zealand.

Project Zero 2: Wii Edition is a remake of the classic survival horror game Project Zero II: Crimson Butterfly and sees you take on the role of Mio as she explores a mysterious cursed village with her twin sister Mayu. When Mayu follows a Crimson Butterfly deep into the woods, Mio has no choice but to follow when eventually they stumble across the seemingly abandoned village. Only by helping the girls to uncover the secrets of an ancient ritual and the abandoned village, now permanently shrouded in an eerie darkness, can you hope to escape it's grasp.

As you explore the dark and foreboding village it becomes apparent that you are not alone and the Twins are attacked by the ghosts of the former inhabitants. The spirits that haunt the village can once again only be defeated by using the Camera Obscura, a mythical weapon that allows you to interact with the spirit world. Whenever there is a ghost nearby you will see an indicator at the top of the screen showing how close it is to you; red indicates an evil spirit and blue that the spirit is good or non-offensive. Watch out because they could be behind you waiting to attack!

Project Zero 2: Wii Edition utilises the unique Wii motion controls allowing you to really feel as if you are in the haunted environment, your trusty flashlight is integral when exploring and moving the Wii Remote to explore every inch of the environment will allow you find hidden items and secrets. If you get too scared when reaching out to open doors or while picking up items, then you can release your grip or retract your hand by releasing the A Button. This new functionality can also be used to quickly avoid any ghostly presences which may prevent you from grasping items! So, be careful what you do, because you don't know what is lurking in the darkness and what you might find.

New to Project Zero 2: Wii Edition is the Haunted House mode, a real test of your courage that tries to scare you at every turn. The action is on rails and resembles an amusement park, 'haunted house' ride, by using your Wii Remote and Nunchuk you can move forward and look around your environment using the flashlight. You will be surprised at every corner with a series of increasingly scary situations and ghosts will appear randomly to make you jump.

To add to the fun a second player can join in and actually play against you, they will be able to control when the ghosts appear and also what sounds are emitted by the speaker in your Wii Remote. Their ultimate goal is to scare you so much with their unexpected scenes that you jump out of your seat.

To master the Camera Obscura and battle cursed spirits in the classic story mode and all new innovative Haunted House mode then look no further than Project Zero 2: Wii Edition when it launches on the 28th June 2012.

Talkback

ejamerMay 14, 2012

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There are currently no details about the title being released in North America.

NoA being at the back of the pack again?  Par for the course, sadly.
Seriously, how hard is it to tell fans what is coming?

Well, you know, you wouldn't want to crowd Pikmin 2...

ejamerMay 14, 2012

Quote from: NWR_Neal

Well, you know, you wouldn't want to crowd Pikmin 2...

Ok, that made me laugh...
;D

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