La-Mulana 2: return of the great pixel adventure

La-Mulana 2: The 0th Body, The 9th Spirit sees Japanese developer NIGORO return with another relic-hunting, whip-cracking adventure. Dave Cook plays it, gets killed loads then speaks with director Takumi Naramura about what’s new.

Nigoro headlines

  • La-Mulana 2 passes Kickstarter funding goal, stretch goals unlikely

    La Mulana 2 has passed its $200,000 initial Kickstarter goal, presumably securing the indie sidescroller sequel’s release on PC. It also means director Takumi Naramura has to eat curry at all meals for three days, which is rad if irrelevant to our dicussion. There are five days remaining to back the game, with some sweet […]

  • La-Mulana 2 Kickstarter launched, prototype screens & details inside

    La-Mulana 2 developper Nigoro and Playism Games have launched a Kickstarter for the sequel, along with new prototype screens, details and much more.

  • La-Mulana 2 announced for 2014 release on PC

    La-Mulana 2 was announced during TGS 2013 today for PC, Joystiq reports. The team on the ground took a shot of the logo, and says the game will star the daughter of Lemeza Kosugi – the original’s protagonist. A short gameplay video was shown by Nigoro’s Takumi Naramura, showing a bit of a Norse themed […]

  • La-Mulana releasing on Steam in April, pre-order for 10% off

    La-Mulana, the archaeological ruin exploration game from Nigoro, will be released on Steam in April, and it’s currently 10% off. The game was previously available on PC through Playism, before hitting WiiWare last September. Earlier this year, the game advanced through Steam’s Greenlight service, and will now release on April 15.

  • La Mulana - video released for the WiiWare title

    La Mulana publisher EnjoyUp Games has released a video for the WiiWare title. It’s below, courtesy of D’toid. Enjoy. La Mulana launches September 20 for 1000 Wii Points.

  • La Mulana headed to WiiWare September 20

    La Mulana has been rescued; Nintendo now lists it for release on September 20, at 1000 Wii Points, through publisher EnjoyUp Games. The western WiiWare launch of the indie adventures was cancelled when Nicalis and Nigoro amicably parted ways after years of troubled development, but the team promised to keep pushing in order to “set […]

  • La Mulana now available through Playism

    Nigoro has come through on a promised PC release for La Mulana, which you can grab for $15 from Playism, a brand new digital distributor focusing on indie and localised games. The WiiWare version of the game hasn’t made it outside Japan after being shelved by Nicalis – a decision Nigoro blames on localisation difficulties […]

  • Nigoro pushing La Mulana WiiWare release "to set an example"

    La Mulana’s cancelled western WiiWare release may happen after all; writing on the game’s blog, developer Nigoro said it had received expressions of interest from multiple publishers, and wants to get the game out if it possibly can, both to please fans and “to set an example” for other Japanese indies. Nigoro expressed some frustration […]

  • La Mulana WiiWare shelving blamed on DLC, certification difficulties

    Director Takumi Naramura has said the cancelled western WiiWare release of La Mulana came about because of differing territorial expectations and Nigoro’s insistence on getting extra content in.

  • La Mulana western WiiWare release cancelled, PC version still on the cards

    Nicalis has cancelled the European and US release of Nigoro’s WiiWare platformer La Mulana. The publisher told GoNintendo the “steep decline” of WiiWare sales coupled with long delays prompted the decision. A PC version is on the way, and Nigoro hopes to make an announcement soon, as it’s currently overwhelmed by requests for more information. […]