More new Yoshi’s Wooly World details emerge

For European Wii U owners after Splatoon arrives Yoshi’s Wooly World is the next big game from Nintendo and aren’t we excited. In fact it even more exciting with the knowledge that even more details have come out about the game, for now this is likely to be the last details on the game I post as we are starting to get more into the realm of spoilers know and I don’t ruin the game for any of us. Either way thanks to a new preview by Nintendo World Report we have more details to discover about the game, I will acknowledge some of this we already know but there are some new details here as well, take a look below to read all about it:

– takes place on Craft Island, a small island in the Handmade Ocean
– this is where a clan of peaceful Yoshis live
– Kamek shows up and turns most of the dinosaurs into various sets of yarn
– Two Yoshi manage to escape to catch Kamek
– as Kamek escapes, he drops yarn everywhere, which Yoshi sets out to get
– health is represented by hearts that circle around Yoshi
– use yarn balls to find hidden paths and platforms
– in Knitty-Knotty Windmill Hill, you rebuild a windmill using yarn
– pull bows with Yoshi’s tongue to reveal secrets
– some seemingly dead-end walls actually hide secrets
– Smiley Flowers make a return
– if you hit one at the stage’s end roulette wheel, a bonus challenge will await you
– collect fruit along the way
– points that you earn are changed into beads, which are added to a specific counter
– beads are used as currency for Power Badges
– these badges will grant you special powers for a single course and you can only use one at a time
– as you progress, more badges will become available
– some badges help you to get 100% in older levels
– badges let you use Poochy the dog, pull items in with a magnetic force, see hidden items, make your Ground Pound move stronger, become faster and more
– you can even change your ability mid-stage
– 20 of the beads in every stage contain Stamp Patches
– these unlock some Miiverse stamps
– there are 5 Wonder Wools in every course
– grab all 5 to make re-knit a Yoshi and have them appear alongside you
– options include Hot Cocoa Yoshi, Candyfloss Yoshi, Poochy Yoshi and more
– every world has its own theme
– start in a grassy world, move on to the desert, head to a wondrous playground, and then finish in a deep jungle
– not every level in a world follows the overall theme
– the second level is Bounceabout Woods, where all trees in the stage are bouncepads
– another stage is Crawdaddy Beach, where you skip yarn balls across the water
– “Wobbly Mobile Jaunt” has a number of mobiles similar to what you see in the Smash Bros. stage
– tilt the mobiles to climb higher
– “Scarf-Roll Scamper” makes you hang tight on fabric rolls to move about and you can’t use your yarn ball
– “Spooky Scraps! Don’t Get Spooked” reveals platforms when you hide behind a curtain
– when behind a curtain, enemies can’t be defeated
– Yoshi transformations include a motorcycle,a mermaid with a special spin attack, a plane, umbrella, digging device, and growing massively in size
– levels have frequent checkpoints, but offer a good amount of challenge
– supported controllers include Wii Remote, the Wii Classic Controller (Pro), the Wii U Pro Controller or the Wii U GamePad
– when playing with just the Wii Remote, you can tilt to steer the yarn ball yourself
– backgrounds of levels are sometimes curtains or clouds hanging from string

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