Alien Syndrome for the Wii/PSP Announced

 Another classic IP is going to be revived on the PSP by western dev (Totally Games), but this time it’s going to the Wii too.

The following is taken from Worthplaying:

Derived from the classic SEGA IP, Alien Syndrome for the Wii and PSP plunges players into its easy to pick up and play action-RPG gameplay, while offering depth and a wealth of features and missions to challenge all gamers.

Alien Syndrome puts players in control of the strong and enigmatic heroine – Earth Command Trooper Aileen Harding – as she battles through a wide variety of environments including onboard infested spaceships and bizarre alien planets, taking on a mixture of fearsome aliens and colossal bosses. Players can choose from a wide selection of character specialties and skills to hone their character before embarking upon their sci-fi adventure. As they progress through the engrossing campaign, protected by different types of armour and using a variety of melee and ranged weaponry, players can improve their heroine’s statistics and discover powerful new abilities.

“Alien Syndrome is a great update of a classic franchise that has been designed to fit perfectly onto both the innovative Wii and the portable PSP,” said Matt Woodley, Creative Director, SEGA Publishing Europe Ltd. “Alien Syndrome is the only fast-paced, sci-fi action –RPG for the Wii and PSP and brilliantly blends arcade-style shooter gameplay with elements from RPGs.”

“Completely re-designed from the ground up for the PSP and the Wii, this new Alien Syndrome offers a refreshing blast-athon on a venerable classic,” said Larry Holland, President and Creative Director of Totally Games. “As well, it has allowed us to exercise our science fiction chops to the fullest to create a totally involving futuristic action-RPG game experience.”

Alien Syndrome offers 20 different weapons to use, ranging from flamethrowers, quad-barrelled lasers, nanobot swarms that dissolve enemies and incendiary grenades that unleash fire geysers from the ground. Each weapon offers different advantages and disadvantages, dependent upon how it is used and which speciality the player has chosen to adopt. With the sheer variety of weapons and abilities available to players, any number of combat strategies can be used to defeat hordes of more than 100 different alien enemies.

Alien Syndrome on the Wii will utilise the Wii remote’s unique gyroscopic feature by enabling players a full range of motion when slashing through enemies, unloading devastation on bosses, or running and gunning through hallways. Players will also be able to access various new game modes and mechanisms. These extra features include using the Wii controllers to craft new items, to enhance existing items and character abilities and to hack into computer systems.

For gamers on the go, Alien Syndrome on the PSP is wi-fi enabled so that up to four players can embark upon playing cooperatively through the alien infested levels in various multiplayer modes.

Alien Syndrome is developed by Totally Games and will be available for the Wii and PSP system in summer 2007.

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6 Comments on “Alien Syndrome for the Wii/PSP Announced”

  1. JoshF Says:

    Sounds cool. At least the Wii version does.


  2. You could make the best game on earth and it would still control badly on the PSP. I’m playing Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops and it really suffers because of the controls.

    I’m imaging what it would be like to have an overhead shooter where the direction you’re shooting is done with the pointer and character movement is done with the analog stick.

  3. JoshF Says:

    Yeah but it’ll probably be an FPS.


  4. Yeah most likely. Or a probably a 3rd person view with fps controls.

  5. PSP Dude Says:

    Thanks, I cant wait to try it out.


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