Red Steel 2

Popular game blog “suspects” Red Steel 2 is better than original

Kotaku previewed Red Steel 2 this week. Without sticking his neck out, here’s what editor Brian Crecente had to say: The game’s controls take a bit of getting used to, but once you come to grips with the fact that your motions are essentially triggers for the animation on the screen, like a fancy button push, the game becomes a lot more fun… Its combination of broad and precise m...

Red Steel 2 coming March 26 (23 for you lucky Yanks!)

Ubisoft, via the latest trailer for the sequel to their Wii launch title, has revealed that Red Steel 2 will be dropping stateside on March 23, whilst us across the pond will have to twiddle our thumbs for another 72 hours. I’ve no idea about the rest of you but I’m actually quite excited for Red Steel 2.  I know the first game wasn’t exactly incredible but I thought it was a so...

Red Steel 2 delayed to “March quarter” 2010

Wii MotionPlus exclusive Red Steel 2 has been pushed back to March 2010 for unspecificied reasons, Ubisoft confirmed today. The delay announcement arrives just as Ubisoft was pointing fingers and assigning blame for a substantial drop in sales in the U.S. and the U.K. Key amongst the excuses were “the economy” and “piracy.” Not present in his repertoire was “the fact ...

E3: Ubisoft confirms 1:1 swordplay and motion plus pack in for Red Steel 2

Jason Vandenberghe took the stage at Ubisoft’s E3 Press conference to give us a sneak peek at Red Steel 2, and boy howdy did it come across as positive. “We were the first to jump on the Wii with Red Steel,” Yves Guillemot said earlier in the conference. “…now with Wii Motion Plus, Red Steel 2 will go even further.”

Ubisoft’s gambit? Red Steel 2 is MotionPlus-only

Back in 2006, while pundits were snickering about the console’s name, publisher Ubisoft threw caution to the wind and devoted substantial development time and marketing to the Wii. Exclusive titles, shovelware, rush jobs like Red Steel that were panned by critics yet managed to carve out a cult following—Ubisoft touched all those bases in its quest to become the de facto third party Wii pu...

First Red Steel 2 screen shot reveals unique visual style

Our first glimpse at how Red Steel 2 will look in-game. Bravo to the developers who are finally adapting to the Wii’s underpowered hardware (see Madden 10). What do you think of the new cel-shaded style? Comment below! Image via GoNintendo, via Nintendo Power – June 2009

Press Release – Red Steel 2 arriving holiday 2009

Ubisoft Paris has officially announced Red Steel 2 which is set to release during this coming holiday season. The developers have confirmed that we will get much more news as well as gameplay footage of the sequel during next month’s E3. One disappointing bit of info discovered in Nintendo Power’s coverage is the confirmation of no multiplayer for Red Steel 2. Instead, the team hopes t...

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