Pier Solar: modern Mega Drive RPG coming to Wii U in April, 3DS edition on cards

By Dave Cook
18 February 2014 10:36 GMT

Pier Solar and the Great Architects developer WaterMelon has confirmed that its modern Mega Drive/Genesis RPG is coming to Wii U in Paril, following a period of radio silence on the project.

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It’s an HD remaster of the original Pier Solar; a Mega Drive title that released in 2010. In an interview with Nintendo Everything, WaterMelon President Tulio Goncalve said, “On Wii U, we’re definitely putting the second screen to good use, a feature that will be exclusive of that platform — well, maybe not for long if we end up making it to the 3DS, but that’s for later. We planned a few functions for the second screen that will add to the gameplay; I’m sure the Wii U players will enjoy them. We’re hoping to release the game in April.

“We do have two brand-new games coming up soon born from the Magical Game Factory: Project Y for Sega Genesis and Project N for SNES. We want to see both projects made for the modern consoles as well. Besides the working projects we have many other game concepts to explore for the years to come, both for retro and modern platforms alike!”

Old is the new ‘new’ it seems, as I found out in my write-up of new Dreamcast shooter Redux: Dark Matters.

Will you be pick up Pier Solar on Wii U? Let us know below.

Via Nintendo Life.

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