Frontier’s ‘LostWinds’ Puts ‘The Power of the Wind in the Palm of Your Hand’ on Wii

February 20, 2008

Frontier’s ‘LostWinds’ Puts ‘The Power of the
Wind in the Palm of Your Hand’ on Wii

Leading independent developers announces
innovative title available exclusively via WiiWare

David Braben’s Frontier Developments today
announced its first title for WiiWare – LostWinds; a high quality, enchanting
adventure bursting with new gameplay ideas that embrace the innovative
controller of the Wii.

Built with Frontier’s in-house 3D game-engine
technology LostWinds puts "the power of the wind in the palm of your hand" as
you wield the awesome powers of Enril the wind spirit – from raging tornados to
the gentlest breeze – to guide and protect Toku, a young boy who is the only one
who can help you release the curse placed upon the world of Mistralis by evil
Balasar. Mistralis is a stunningly presented, magical land full of wonder and
intrigue that bursts to life with your every action and exploration. The game’s
novel, playful control mechanism lets you use Enril’s elemental powers to help
Toku in your quest to overcome Balasar – powering his jumps and glides through
Mistralis’ different regions, buffeting and smashing enemies, and solving

"LostWinds is an innovative game, and an exciting
project for many reasons," commented David Braben. "Not least the fact that it’s
one of the large number of excellent concepts that have arisen through our long
running internal forum discussions on game ideas. Frontier is packed full of
talented game enthusiasts, and contributing creative ideas and feedback is
actively encouraged. WiiWare offers a perfect extra outlet for that creativity,
and I hope that LostWinds is the first of many games that will follow this

More details on LostWinds can be found at

LostWinds will be available exclusively via