Prismatic Games is currently running a Kickstarter to fund their Wii U game Hex Heroes. Hex Heroes is a very unique real time strategy game that can be played up to 5 players locally. Taking advantage of the best type of asymmetric multiplayer, 4 players operate the TV while the 5th is on the Wii U GamePad (If you have played 5 player Nintendo Land you know how great this can be)
Hex Heroes also has fun in mixing genres. The Wii U GamePad player takes the role of the Real-Time Strategy master, using the touch screen to command your units. The units however are also your real multiplayer team mates, having direct control of their units, split screen on the TV. This is a game that will require strategic co-operation and potentially make or brake friendships.
Don’t always have your 4 best buds around? No problem! Hex Heroes also has a impressive 1 player mode. You still use the Wii U GamePad as your control centre but this time you are in control of 2 characters. And to complete the feature set, online multiplayer will be included for when you simply can’t arrange everyone to be at the same place.
In addition to the very unique concept being pitched, Prismatic games has managed to convince a whole bunch of awesome indie developers to lend their characters to Hex Heroes. There are currently 6 announced and more are said to be on the way…
I strongly recommend anyone with a Wii U to check out this Kickstarter, the idea is both incredibly unique and equally ambitious.
Check out the Kickstarter here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/prismaticgames/hex-heroes