If you were looking forward to the PSP and Wii version of Lucha Libra:Heroes Del Ring
(and I'm not 100% sure why you would be after reading Jeremy's review
) you're going to have to wait until March 2011 to get your hands on the game. No reason for the delay is specified in the press release but I'm hoping that "removing the suck from the game" and "making the game fun" are the primary reason for the delay.
SLANG TAG TEAMS WII™ SYSTEM AND PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) SYSTEM WITH LUCHA LIBRE AAA: HEROES DEL RING
REDWOOD CITY, CA – DECEMBER 8, 2010 – Slang announced today that Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes del Ring for Wii™ system and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system will officially lay the smack down on retail store shelves nationwide on March 2011. Built from the mat up by international developer Sabarasa exclusive for Wii and PSP, Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes del Ring Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes del Ring invites friends and foes to don the sacred luchador mask and enter the six-sided ring to experience the excitement and entertainment found only in Lucha Libre.
Distributed by Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. and published under license of Televisa Home Entertainment, Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes del Ring brings the glitzy spectacle and extreme arcade acrobatic action that Lucha is renowned for to Wii and PSP fans. For the best single or multiplayer entertainment experience, fans will head into magnificent battles where they will unleash a vast array fighting styles using clever tactics and brute force against one of more than 30 real-life luchador superstars from AAA. In Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes del Ring fans will find out what it truly means to put their video game honor on the line when they create an entirely brand new fighter using the critically acclaimed character and mask editor and go up against friends and foes in glorious online matches.
“Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes del Ring for the PSP will let fans take the excitement of Mexican lucha with them anywhere they want,” said Abraham Bautista, CEO of Slang. “Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes del Ring will be the most entertaining and competitive family friendly experience on the Wii and will take full advantage of all of the wonderful mechanics that has made the Wii so popular and addictively fun to play.”
Much like the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft versions, Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes del Ring for Wii and PSP will allow fans to instantly enjoy the absorbing single player mode that follows the electrifying life of a rookie luchador through all trials, tribulations and pride battles that take place both inside and outside the ring. Fans will learn to harness their luchador’s power, practice strategic strikes and counter moves all the while trying to earn the respect of the crowd in order to unlock signature finishing moves and advance to becoming the best video game luchador ever, whether gaming in single player mode or against fans and foes in online battles.
Rated T for Teen by the ESRB, Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes del Ring is currently available for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 for a value price of $39.99. Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes del Ring for Wii™ system will be available March 2011.
For more information, please visit www.luchalibrethegame.com
Slang is a console video game publisher dedicated to promoting the creativity and innovation of Hispanic culture and is the publishing venture of Latin America’s foremost videogame distributor for over 20 years, Gamexpress. Based in Redwood City, CA, Slang specializes in delivering entertainment products derived from Hispanic culture into the mass market for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Wii™ and Nintendo DS™. Slang’s upcoming Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes del Ring is currently available on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 and will be available on Wii and PSP in March 2011.
For more information on Slang go to www.slang.vg.
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