Shakedown: Hawaii has received reviews ranging from "generally favorable" to "mixed or average" depending on platform according to Metacritic. [5], Many months after its initial release, VBlank ported Shakedown to three consoles that were discontinued in recent years: the Wii, the Wii U and the PlayStation 3. In addition to a story mode following the three main characters, the player can break away from missions to free-roam the map and extort local businesses, use a variety of weapons to cause chaos, attempt arcade-like challenges and mini-games, purchase real-estate in a market that fluctuates in response, steal cars, or purchase clothing from stores. Now Shakedown: Hawaii fans can own a standard physical version of the WiiU game, but only while supplies last. The CEO, together with his unemployed adult son Scooter and a henchman known only as "The Consultant", band together to rebuild Feeble into a corporate empire. The Wii U version, accompanied by a Steam release, will follow in August with more details coming soon. To learn more of how this crazy release came together, you can read more details on the Vblank website here. The Nintendo Wii version will support use of the Wii Remote, Classic Controller, Classic Controller Pro, and even the Gamecube controller. But, that's not all! These releases will include all post-release updates. According to VBlank, the Wii version supports both 50hz and 60hz, and NTSC and PAL output. Destructoid scored the game an 8/10. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. The Wii U version released worldwide the following month, with a physical release for NTSC systems. The Nintendo Wii and Wii U are getting physical releases in 2020… man, that feels weird to write. Shakedown: Hawaii is an open world action-adventure video game developed by Canadian studio Vblank Entertainment. Shakedown: Hawaii will be released on Wii on July 9, with a limited run of 3,000 physical copies. The Shakedown Hawaii Wii version will arrive first. Decades after founding Hawaii-based conglomerate Feeble Multinational and writing a best-selling business advice book, the aging and out-of-touch CEO of Feeble learns that his company is on the verge of bankruptcy, with online shopping, video streaming, and vehicle for hire mobile apps sapping Feeble's profits from its retail stores, VHS rentals, and taxi services. Shakedown: Hawaii is an open world action-adventure video game developed by Canadian studio Vblank Entertainment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Only 3,000 copies will be printed of the Wii version, so those wanting a strange piece of gaming history will need to act fast. They’ve now revealed the game will be getting physical releases on Nintendo Wii and Wii U this summer. - Page 3. VBlank Entertainment released open world action game Shakedown: Hawaii on Switch and 3DS last year. However, Carter noted there were some minor mission-interrupting glitches, and criticized the story's presentation: "I don't think the tritagonist focus (you play as the CEO's son and the company's main Winston Wolf fixer) really serves the narrative, nor does it make a meaningful statement against, say, GTA V's usage of the same conceit. You can contact him via email at or on Twitter @joshgilbert11. The Wii U version can even be played entirely on the GamePad and will have touch screen capabilities. The Wii U version will support both Standard and High Definition, as well as 4:3 and 16:9 output ratios. Shakedown: Hawaii was originally released on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita back in May of last year. Combat is similar to Retro City Rampage, and involves using a wide variety of weapons to destroy enemies, vehicles, and property. Harvest Moon: Light Of Hope Special Edition Complete Launching On July 30th, First Impressions: Nintendo Amiibo Figurines. [1] Vblank also announced that a PlayStation 3 version of Shakedown Hawaii would be digitally released on the same day, featuring the same post-release content added to the Wii and Wii U versions.