Xbox 360

Islands of Wakfu To Blend Beat-em-up And Shoot-em-up



Wakfu is a massively-multiplayer online role-playing game developed for the PC, that has has its cartoon series on TV, and is now spinning off into an action-adventure game for Xbox Live Arcade, titled Islands of Wakfu.


Islands of Wakfu includes two playable characters – Nora and Efrim – and focuses on local cooperative play. The game comes with with 14 stages and developer, Ankama, say that it switches between adventure and combat, with the fighting sections being described as somewhere in between beat-em-up and shoot-em-up.


Ankama have Islands of Wakfu slated for a release on March 30th on Xbox Live Arcade for 800 Microsoft Points (that’s $10).

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.