E3 2012: Trine 2: Director's Cut Coming To Wii U


Frozenbyte have announced that Trine 2: Director’s Cut will be coming to the Wii U this christmas.

Trine 2: Director’s Cut features the critically acclaimed original game with numerous enhancements and gameplay polish, alongside a new game mode called the ‘Magic Mayhem’, designed exclusively for Wii U. The upcoming new expansion campaign is also planned to come out on Wii U.

Features of Trine 2: Director’s Cut include:

  • Director’s Cut is “the developers’ vision of Trine 2” fully formed
  • Physics-based puzzles with fire, water, gravity and magic
  • Accessible for both casual and hardcore gamers thanks to the new control system designed for Wii U, taking full advantage of the touch screen for intuitive character controls
  • More than 100 improvements to the original game, including polished gameplay features, level geometry adjusts, new vocals and character interactions, and user experience improvements
  • Online and local co-op with up to three players, with special multiplayer features for Wii U GamePad™ and support for up to three Wii Remotes™.
  • Superb graphics and next-gen visuals using impressive technical effects, making Wii U the definite console version
  • Upgrade your characters to suit your play style and to learn amazing new skills
  • Save anywhere to play as long or short sessions as you like and use the Unlimited Character Mode and Game+ for replay value
  • Hidden collectibles for extra adventuring
  • Amazing 19-track fantasy soundtrack
  • Full language support for English, French, German and Spanish, and optional subtitling for more than 10 languages
  • Campaign support for the new skills from the upcoming expansion
  • Director’s Cut includes the exclusive Magic Mayhem “party mode” for up to 4 players in online and offline multiplayer

Lauri Hyvärinen, CEO of Frozenbyte stated:

“We are thrilled to work on Wii U and bring the best version of Trine 2 to the platform, Trine 2: Director’s Cut features many things that we had to cut from the original release on other platforms and a completely new user experience tailored especially for Wii U. We are also going to introduce the new “Magic Mayhem” party mode that brings the frantic multiplayer of Trine 2 into a more challenging environment where players can battle and laugh together.”

“Simultaneously we are working on the upcoming expansion for Trine 2, which will come out on Wii U at the same time. It will provide a fantastically exhilarating adventure following the heroic trio of Amadeus, Pontius and Zoya – or as otherwise known, the Wizard, the Knight and the Thief. The expansion is our best work yet and absolutely stunning in every respect, and is going to be a fantastic experience on Wii U.”

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