Posted By: Shrygue
Data Design Interactive - a successful video games publisher and games developer - is pleased to announce that it has secured rights to publish and develop the Nintendo Wii version of Battle Rage through their Popcorn Arcade label. Battle Rage is a third-person PC shooter and has been developed by Destan Entertainment and produced by Teyon Games. The company also announced the games full working title for the Nintendo Wii format: Battle Rage: The Robot Wars.
Data Design Interactive managing director Stewart Green said,
"Battle Rage is already an excellent game on the PC, but we saw the potential for the title on the Wii and jumped at the chance to develop it further for Nintendo's system. With our proven technology and the GODS engine all aspects of the original game will be effortlessly transferred over to the Wii. The combination of the high-end PC graphics, proven gameplay and addition of motion control will make for a very compelling and enjoyable experience."
Battle Rage: The Robot Wars the third person shooter with elements of a beat'em'up game that allows a player to control giant robots. Battles between the robots take place on carefully selected battlegrounds (so called "arenas") and they are short, quick, brutal skirmishes. The player can fight alone (versus one, two or even three opponents) or in a team against a common foe. Every robot has its own weapons (for melee and distance combat), additional weapon types can be collected on the arena.
The player can modify a robot's parameters in the single player mode as well as in the multiplayer to fit its possibilities to his/her own fighting style. Also many new, powerful robots will wait for the player to unlock in the story mode. The Tournament has begun.
* Single player and Multiplayer modes.
* Arcade mode with a separate Storyline for each of the robots characters.
* Robot Customization.
* Compelling mechanics (Rage, Rush, Power Traingle).
* Special Attacks (push, stun and other unique abilities for each robot).
* Robots allowed to fight with 3 weapons at the same time (two ranged and one melee).
* 8 different robots.
* 20 weapons.
* 10 arenas.
More info here