Rumor: Wii U remakes of classic titles coming; Super Mario 64 to be the first

#1MellowLyricistPosted 10/25/2013 7:45:22 AM
Considering the source, it's wise to hold reservations about this rumor, but if it's true, it's pretty exciting!

Paul Gale Network received an exclusive rumor, suggesting that Nintendo is preparing a “reUmagined” series of games for Wii U, beginning with classic titles that the company published during the Nintendo 64 days. The lineup of titles that are said to get this treatment include:

- Super Mario 64
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Details on the reUmagined concept:

- The short development time allows these “big classic” titles to fill the gap in between Nintendo’s original Wii U software.
- Less to fund and fewer people involved means more resources to original titles in development.
- eShop only for $30 per title, reduces risk at retail.
- Wind Waker approach taken in terms of visual upgrades, but “reUmagined” titles will benefit from added content.

Wii U Super Mario 64 reUmagined logo exclusive on Paul Gale Network

Super Mario 64 reUmagined info:
- The classic Super Mario 64 in its entirety is being repainted and brought into HD.
- Two players can control Mario and Luigi, simultaneously.
- Option A gives player one, GamePad control and player two, any other controller option. The camera will follow the brothers as they move throughout the stage, but should they split apart too far, the GamePad user’s Lakitu (camera operator) will only follow that user on the controller’s screen, while the second player’s Lakitu will follow that character on the TV.
- Option B allows two GamePads to be used at once. If the brothers are nearby, the camera will remain the same on both GamePads and TV. If the brothers separate, each player will have his or her own unique camera view on their GamePad, until coming back together. While apart, however, the TV screen can be switched to be mimicking either player one or player two or be a top down perspective, map.
- Online cooperative/counter-cooperative gameplay is present.
- Race to Star, Coin Collector, and other similar modes have been added in to enhance re-playability.

The reUmagined series of games is made of 7 titles (all that come with bullet points), but since this is a rumor that Paul Gale Network has not been able to prove true at this time, just Mario is being shared. If and how everything else will be revealed is to be determined. What do you personally think of Nintendo’s reUmagined line? After reading the details on Super Mario 64 reUmagined and the other titles, I certainly believe that this an excellent approach for Nintendo to take and hope it’s indeed really happening. In August of 2012, my source was spot on with revealing to me here that Nintendo was developing a new 3D Mario game for Wii U and that it would be a 2013 release (5 months before Nintendo confirmed it in their January, 2013 Nintendo Direct). With the logos provided to me and accompanying information, things look more positive than not. Then again, Star Fox – Metroid: Fusion Saga came with plenty of information as well and turned out to only be a title “considered for development” at one time, as Retro Studios’ first actual title for Wii U is in fact, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze.


http://paulgalenetwork.com/home/2013/10/23/rumor-nintendo-bringing-super-mario-64-reumagined-and-other-updated-classics-to-wii-u/
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#2StarBladeEdgePosted 10/25/2013 7:47:33 AM
this will be the final nail in ps4xbone coffins
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#3VideoGamer1990Posted 10/25/2013 7:47:54 AM
I don't want to be that guy, but....a topic was already made about it.

http://www.gamefaqs.com/boards/631516-wii-u/67599224

Still, yay if it's true and meh if it's not.
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#4Rasputin77Posted 10/25/2013 7:49:28 AM
StarBladeEdge posted...
this will be the final nail in the WiiU coffin

Maybe... maybe. Have a little faith, would you? Jeez.
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#5bskiffingtonPosted 10/25/2013 7:51:23 AM
MellowLyricist posted...
Considering the source, it's wise to hold reservations about this rumor, but if it's true, it's pretty exciting!

Paul Gale Network received an exclusive rumor, suggesting that Nintendo is preparing a “reUmagined” series of games for Wii U, beginning with classic titles that the company published during the Nintendo 64 days. The lineup of titles that are said to get this treatment include:

- Super Mario 64
- ***** ***** **
- **** **** **
- **** *** **
- ********** **
- ******* ****
- **** ************

Details on the reUmagined concept:

- The short development time allows these “big classic” titles to fill the gap in between Nintendo’s original Wii U software.
- Less to fund and fewer people involved means more resources to original titles in development.
- eShop only for $30 per title, reduces risk at retail.
- Wind Waker approach taken in terms of visual upgrades, but “reUmagined” titles will benefit from added content.

Wii U Super Mario 64 reUmagined logo exclusive on Paul Gale Network

Super Mario 64 reUmagined info:
- The classic Super Mario 64 in its entirety is being repainted and brought into HD.
- Two players can control Mario and Luigi, simultaneously.
- Option A gives player one, GamePad control and player two, any other controller option. The camera will follow the brothers as they move throughout the stage, but should they split apart too far, the GamePad user’s Lakitu (camera operator) will only follow that user on the controller’s screen, while the second player’s Lakitu will follow that character on the TV.
- Option B allows two GamePads to be used at once. If the brothers are nearby, the camera will remain the same on both GamePads and TV. If the brothers separate, each player will have his or her own unique camera view on their GamePad, until coming back together. While apart, however, the TV screen can be switched to be mimicking either player one or player two or be a top down perspective, map.
- Online cooperative/counter-cooperative gameplay is present.
- Race to Star, Coin Collector, and other similar modes have been added in to enhance re-playability.

The reUmagined series of games is made of 7 titles (all that come with bullet points), but since this is a rumor that Paul Gale Network has not been able to prove true at this time, just Mario is being shared. If and how everything else will be revealed is to be determined. What do you personally think of Nintendo’s reUmagined line? After reading the details on Super Mario 64 reUmagined and the other titles, I certainly believe that this an excellent approach for Nintendo to take and hope it’s indeed really happening. In August of 2012, my source was spot on with revealing to me here that Nintendo was developing a new 3D Mario game for Wii U and that it would be a 2013 release (5 months before Nintendo confirmed it in their January, 2013 Nintendo Direct). With the logos provided to me and accompanying information, things look more positive than not. Then again, Star Fox – Metroid: Fusion Saga came with plenty of information as well and turned out to only be a title “considered for development” at one time, as Retro Studios’ first actual title for Wii U is in fact, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze.



http://paulgalenetwork.com/home/2013/10/23/rumor-nintendo-bringing-super-mario-64-reumagined-and-other-updated-classics-to-wii-u/


It's an interesting idea but I dont think it's true. While I would like for it to be theres one glaring hole in this, it mentions online multiplayer. I dont see Nintendo putting online multiplayer into a remake of Super Mario 64 when they left it out of their flagship Wii U Mario title
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#6Dev0311Posted 10/25/2013 7:52:50 AM
This could be good only if they pick the right titles to remake and they don't take too long to make.
#7turtlej-manPosted 10/25/2013 8:01:46 AM
Sign me up! Classic n64 games that get the wind waker hd treatment?! Hell yes!!
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#8DarkIVloonPosted 10/25/2013 8:02:41 AM
In August of 2012, my source was spot on with revealing to me here that Nintendo was developing a new 3D Mario game for Wii U and that it would be a 2013 release (5 months before Nintendo confirmed it in their January, 2013 Nintendo Direct)/


LOL. hey guys, i hear the new Nintendo console will have a 3D Mario game. My sources tell me that a 3D Zelda is coming too d00ds.
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#9overkillwfo1978Posted 10/25/2013 8:05:03 AM
These should be $19.99 a piece at the most. You can get AAA brand new games on Steam for $30. I like what Nintendo is doing here, but, as usual they are overpricing themselves out of sales. Very, very few old games I would pay $30 for. Maybe M64 and Zelda OOT/MM. If they were $15-20, they would sell much better
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#10DarkZV2BetaPosted 10/25/2013 8:33:47 AM
Pretty unlikely.
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