New York Comic-Con: Overlord Dark Legend Impressions

Codemasters was demoing the upcoming Overlord game for the Wii, Overlord Dark Legend on the Comic-Con showfloor. The game is a prequel to the Overlord games that we've seen on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 and focuses on the youthful adventures of the Overlord. While this might sound like a set up...

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Codemasters was demoing the upcoming Overlord game for the Wii, Overlord Dark Legend on the Comic-Con showfloor. The game is a prequel to the Overlord games that we've seen on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 and focuses on the youthful adventures of the Overlord. While this might sound like a set up for like "Muppet Babies" or something, it's not. You'll still be tearing up the countryside with your minions and wrecking general havoc. The Codies rep on hand pointed out that the game's been developed from the ground up for the Wii so the game's going to benefit from a nunchuk and remote friendly control system. The work in progress version they were demoing also looked like the graphics were coming together well too. We couldn't get our hands on it yet so we just got an on-camera demo. Look for more on the game later this month from Codemasters' gamer's day, until then check out the video.

Discussion

24 comments
rogue_OGR3
rogue_OGR3

this game is gonna be sweet. first one was awesome.

Grim_Heaper94
Grim_Heaper94

Looks neat...sorta' like Pikmin with little demons instead of flowers.

Jhraxlin
Jhraxlin

The graphics look nice........ For the Wii that is. When is this game coming out?!? Also can you choose not to use your little goblins? I'd rather fight on my own Zelda style. >:)

mAD_ADaption
mAD_ADaption

Should tide people over till pikmin3 arrives. I personally would have loved a muppet babies themed Overlord so I could throw baby Ms. Piggy to her doom, but I guess I'll have to wait till later.

taddia
taddia

this just looks so sweet... I just wonder why the graph looks like it's seen from the inside of an orb XD (look at how the sides of the monitor stretches O_O )

elozl
elozl

looking good

isaacmj
isaacmj

Great, 2009 is just starting and it is already awesome for the wii

otzcappa
otzcappa

shadowysea07, I'd have thought that the pointer controls would work much better for this type of game than old analogue controls. You'll be able to direct your minions with much faster precision. Going by some of the other comments posted it seems like they think that every single Wii game is for under 5's, yet there has been 3 good M rated games released already in February (Tenchu, HOD: Overkill, Deadly Creatures) and a lot more to come with Dead Rising on the 24th and the awesome looking Madworld coming in March. Overlord looks pretty good so far and I wouldn't worry about a little bit of clipping at 0:50; seeing as the game isnt even finished yet.

g1rldraco7
g1rldraco7

Can't wait for this gem to enter my game wallet for 09. I have a wii game wallet just for this years games. Let the good times roll! Overlord Rules!

wahyudil
wahyudil

its good development for wii game's list .... but I still want to play RPG game ... overlord is too intense for me ... seeing my minions die while I can't do anything made me sick ....

shadowysea07
shadowysea07

blech can't stand he controls for the wii game would probably be better with the option to use regular controls

da_chub
da_chub

another good coming coming for Wii this year. I cant wait

daveg1
daveg1

graphics looked great cant beleive its on the wii........

Batzy79
Batzy79

Im happy to see more games that arent geared towards 6 year olds on their way to the WII

Bahaa3000
Bahaa3000

Still won't get me to give up my 360 for the wii !

Axel_77
Axel_77

This seems like a really fun game compared to what's been coming out on the wii lately, cant wait to choke enemies

WllDan7
WllDan7

I might just check this game out when it is released this summer.

RicardoT
RicardoT

Codemasters was demoing the upcoming Overlord game for the Wii, Overlord Dark Legend on the Comic-Con showfloor. The game is a prequel to the Overlord games that we've seen on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 and focuses on the youthful adventures of the Overlord. While this might sound like a set up for like "Muppet Babies" or something, it's not. You'll still be tearing up the countryside with your minions and wrecking general havoc. The Codies rep on hand pointed out that the game's been developed from the ground up for the Wii so the game's going to benefit from a nunchuk and remote friendly control system. The work in progress version they were demoing also looked like the graphics were coming together well too. We couldn't get our hands on it yet so we just got an on-camera demo. Look for more on the game later this month from Codemasters' gamer's day, until then check out the video.

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