Star Soldier R WiiWare-Bound

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Nintendo’s WiiWare service is rapidly approaching its May 12th live date, and with the launch just around the corner the service’s lineup is really starting to take shape, what with great-looking games like Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King, LostWinds and Strong Bad’s Cool Game for Attractive People already on the docket. Now there’s another WiiWare title to look forward to in Star Soldier R from Hudson Entertainment. Star Soldier R is a top-down, vertically-scrolling shooter, “tournament-style” space shooter that’ll feature 2-minute, 5-minute and Quick Shot modes, online leaderboards, an all-new power-up Force System, and three control schemes to choose from (Wii Remote and Nunchuk, Wii Remote only, or the Classic Controller). No word on a release date as of yet, but here are the first screenshots to peek at.

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