Wii U-Exclusive Devil's Third Gets New Gameplay Trailer, Release Date

Tomonobu Itagaki's action game will be here sooner than you might have thought.

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Nintendo on Wednesday shared more details about Devil's Third, the upcoming Wii U-exclusive developed by Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden's Tomonobu Itagaki and his team at Valhalla Game Studios.

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First up, Nintendo has confirmed that the game, which combines shooting and hack-and-slash elements, will launch on August 28. That date applies to Europe, while a North American date was not announced.

A new trailer has also been released, in which we see Itagaki setting up--in Japanese--what we're seeing. Though you may not understand what he's saying, there is still plenty of new gameplay footage to look at.

Being a Wii U-exclusive, we wouldn't be surprised if Devil's Third showed up during Nintendo's E3 briefing next week.

Devil's Third was originally going to be published by the now-defunct publisher THQ. At the time, it was an Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC game, but later shifted to become a Nintendo-exclusive.

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