Stick it to the Man Coming to Wii U

Stick it to the Man

Although there aren’t very many physical Wii U games releasing this Spring, the eShop has never looked better! Among the Spring releases is Stick it to the Man, jumping from PC and PlayStation devices to Wii U with some new implementations of the GamePad. Check out the press release below, and stay tuned for more details in the future!

 

TEAR IT, RIP IT, STICK IT TO THE MAN!

Critically acclaimed platform-adventure game sticking itself on Wii U this Spring! 

13th February 2014: Platform-adventure fans will be able to grab crazy mind-reading game Stick It To The Man on Wii U this Spring. Developed by the creative minds at Zoink! and published by Ripstone, with dialogue by Ryan North (creator of Dinosaur Comics and writer of Adventure Time comic); Stick It To The Man continues to receive critical acclaim after its launch last year on PlayStation®3, PS Vita & PC; since then Nintendo fans have been sticking thoughts in the teams minds for a Wii U version of the game – which they could not ignore!

Stick It To The Man will have you exploring a world made of paper and stickers; helping Ray who has just woken up from a bizarre accident with a giant pink spaghetti arm sticking out of his brain. This gives him awesome powers and he can suddenly change the world around him by folding it, tearing it, pulling stickers off and sticking them elsewhere! And if that weren’t enough, Ray can also read people’s minds! Digging into the brains of his fellow citizens, Ray can hear their thoughts and use that to his advantage. Unfortunately, Ray doesn’t have much time to get to grips with his new abilities. He is framed by ‘The Man’ with a crime he didn’t commit, and is on the run. Can you help to get Ray out of this sticky situation?

Stick It To The Man has been optimised for Wii U and features a unique & innovative way of using the GamePad to mindread characters in the game further separating the mindreading world from Ray’s world. Creating a cool way to play the game especially for Nintendo fans – check out the team at Zoink showing off this awesome new feature.

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Stick It To The Man is set for release this Spring; pricing and specific date details will be released in due course.

About Zoink!

Zoink! is an award winning team based in Sweden who loves to innovate and create. Founded by Klaus Lyngeled who through his work with film and games has learned how to combine great character design and story with innovative game design. Zoink! are a happy crew of super nerds who love new adventures; they have animated for Disney, made games for Adventure Time, coded music videos for Google and sewn puppets for Nintendo.

Latest games include Adventure Time for iOS, Swing King, and innovative WeeWaa plush toy game for Wii.

About Ripstone Publishing

Ripstone® Publishing is an independent UK based games publisher specialising in digital distribution.

Ripstone’s ethos is built on honesty, integrity and trust, founded in 2011 in order to create a bespoke service for independent game developers.

Publishing video games on a number of different platforms including handheld and home consoles, PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Android; Ripstone is best known for games such as Pure Chess, the award-winning Knytt Underground, Big Sky Infinity, Men’s Room Mayhem and Stick It To The Man.

About the author:

When Alex was young, he used to cry whenever his parents tried to hand him a game controller. Having complete control over the life of a red-clad Italian plumber was just too daunting to him. Nowadays, he only cries when the controller’s taken away.

Hailing from the frigid tundras of Canada, Alex plays video games not only to entertain himself, but also as a source of warmth to get him through the winter. He loves all genres of video games, the more difficult the better. Some of his current favourites include VVVVVV, Pikmin 3 and Rayman Legends.

Alex – who has written posts on NintendoFuse.