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Project Zero 2 Wii feels like an all-new game says producer

Tecmo Koei have made significant changes for the Wii remake

Project Zero 2 Wii may be a remake of an old PlayStation game but according to producer Keisuke Kikuchi, it feels like an all-new game thanks to the significant changes Tecmo Koei has made to the game.

Speaking during the latest Iwata Asks interview, Kikuchi said: "I feel that to all intents and purposes, it's a new game! The objective viewpoint that Nintendo brought to the project meant that we ended up reworking a lot of different elements of the game from first principles.

"We've made significant changes to the battle system, and we have added new episodes and several endings. We've also brought the graphics up to date, and packed it full of features that put it right at the cutting edge of horror games."

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Chief among these all-new elements is a Haunted House mode which resembles a ride from an amusement park. The action is on-rails but by using your Wii Remote and Nunchuk, you can move forward and look around your environment using the flashlight. According to Nintendo, you will be surprised at every corner.

Explaining the new mode, Kikuchi said: "As the name suggests, it's a mode which is ideal for a quick, no-frills game, and is great for playing with friends and family who prefer to avoid the really scary stuff. There are a number of different courses in which scary events take place, basically at random."

Project Zero 2 Wii is set for release on June 29th. Are you going to buy it?

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  1. imbusydoctorwho Wednesday 9th May 2012 at 12:26

    Now this is going to be awesome,much more better than Spirit Camera.
    I just hope it's as good as Silent Hill.

  2. Brimstone Wednesday 9th May 2012 at 14:25

    It sounds great and i agree i think Silent Hill was fantastic (though a little short) so it has to be at least as good as that to get my attention.

    I've never owned a Sony games machine so i've never encountered the series before but i'm looking forward to it. Perhaps it might make up for the missed oppertunity that was The Grudge. The on rails 'version' of the game sounds like an interesting idea, not sure how that'll benefit the game to miss certain parts (maybe to replay to see it all?) but it all sounds good so far.

  3. Piplup Wednesday 9th May 2012 at 15:10

    The Haunted House on rails bit is separate to the story mode, it's essentially the same deal as the Ju-on game, but randomized. And I can 100% guarantee it's longer than Silent Hill: Shattered Memories and I can almost guarantee it'll be scarier ;)

  4. thenintendoer Wednesday 9th May 2012 at 17:50

    so a bit like the resident evil gamecube remake, thats good news in my opinion

  5. Waldy565 Tuesday 19th Jun 2012 at 18:21

    remember reading bout this yesterday and thinking back to e3, excited for this and spirit cam on 3ds

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