- One of the earliest Wii announcements at last enters the spotlight.
- Jawa was one of the first Japanese Wii titles announced back when the Wii was still Revolution. At long last, Japanese publisher Spike has shared first details on the title in the latest issue of Famitsu.
Fully titled Jawa: Mammoth Secret, this cartoony action-adventure title places you in the stone age as one of 12 primitive persons. You experience life the real old way, hunting, gathering, and speaking to the beasts that roam the wild.
Yes, adhering to recently popularized theories on early man, the beasts in Jawa speak human talk. These animals appear to be your friends. You can even ride some of them.
Not all beasts are so tame, though. In addition to the friendly talking kind of beast, you'll find over 270 dinosaurs, as the game apparently adheres to that other recently popularized theory that have dinosaurs and humans coexisting.
When you encounter a dinosaur out in the wild, the game enters into a battle mode. Rhythm-based, you're required to shake the Wiimote to on-screen prompts. You can also build up a powerful attack by holding down the B button.
Aside from battles, the point of Jawa appears to be to simply live a prehistoric life. The game offers a variety of items to gather...