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TDK Mediactive Ships 'Lady Sia™' & 'Every Witch Way' for the GBA

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2001 @ 8:55 p.m. PDT

TDK Mediactive has been "active" on various platforms, mainly on the console systems. Today they let us know 2 of their Game Boy Advance titles are done and on their way to the shelves in your local game store.

In this anime-style adventure, the energetic and impulsive warrior princess, Lady Sia, uses her sword and her wits to save her magical world from a violent race of beastmen.

"Lady Sia's engaging personality and unlikely heroism make her a character both male and female gamers can relate to," said Vincent Bitetti, chief
executive officer of TDK Mediactive. "The release of "Lady Sia" on Game Boy Advance demonstrates TDK Mediactive's ongoing commitment to creating innovative, challenging character-based games with broad appeal."

About "Lady Sia"
Guiding Lady Sia on her quest to save her homeland from the cruel and conniving beastmen, gamers encounter four action-packed worlds that include: The Human World, Peripheral Realms, Sia's Kingdom, and The T'soa Empire. With 36 magical maps to explore, Sia collects weapons and spells as she battles across land, sea, and air to go head-to-head with her archenemy, Onimen. Lady Sia lets players slip into a fantasyland where they will come across seemingly unstoppable enemies and bosses that make for intense, heart pounding action.

"Lady Sia" features the following:

  • 36 magical maps across four unique worlds
  • 32 bizarre enemies, including Chameleonmen, Waspmen, a Giant Walrus and Foxwoman
  • Enormous boss sprites
  • Full-screen magical effects
  • Dozens of secret passages, bonuses, and goals
  • 32 Megabits ROM game pack

"Lady Sia" is rated "E" for Everyone by the ESRB and is available now at a suggested retail price of $39.99.

More information about the game can be found HERE

TDK Mediactive, Inc.,a global publisher of entertainment software, announced today that "Wendy™: Every Witch Way™" for the Game Boy® Color system is now in stores nationwide. This side-scrolling action game, which features three levels playable only on the Game Boy® Advance, pits the smart and sassy Wendy the Good Witch against a variety of monsters and opponents as she works to restore the laws of gravity.

"The game follows a time-proven Nintendo-inspired platformer formula, while adding a unique gravity gameplay feature never seen before" said Vincent Bitetti, chief executive officer of TDK Mediactive. "Over the past four decades, Wendy has been winning hearts. We are proud to release this title for the Game Boy Color and introduce her to a new generation of fans."

"Kids aren't the only ones who will have fun playing this game" said Fran Cooley, brand manager. "The game is challenging to play, hilarious to look at, and thoroughly addictive. It's been well received by the gaming press."

"Wendy: Every Witch Way" is rated "E" for Everyone by the ESRB and is available now for the suggested retail price of $29.99.

About "Wendy: Every Witch Way":
After accidentally reversing gravity, Wendy rushes to set things straight by recovering four little Moon Stones hidden in Moon Stone Castle. With her magic wand and powers of gravity-reversal, she must confront 21 different enemies through twelve standard levels, three bonus Flying Broom levels, and the final boss level.
The good witch explores the standard and special levels on foot and takes to the air on her broomstick for the bonus levels, all the while zapping
spooky enemies with her wand. The player can reverse gravity and make Wendy run around on the ceiling to help her avoid or confront danger. Finally, she must face the evil Warlock of Moon Stone Castle in an intense battle of magical moonstone missiles.

Also included are three special levels playable only on the Game Boy Advance system, with a special reward code that unlocks full fire power throughout the game.

Whimsical "Wendy" features the following:

  • Twelve standard levels: Halls, Gardens, Dungeons and Towers
  • Three flying broom bonus levels
  • Three Game Boy Advance levels
  • 21 different enemies
  • Five versions of firepower
  • Unlimited full attack feature that can only be unlocked on the Game Boy Advance
  • Unique gravity reversal feature

In 2000, TDK Mediactive and The Harvey Entertainment Company signed a five-year worldwide exclusive agreement to develop and publish Wendy the Good Witch games. The agreement provides rights for titles on PlayStation®, PlayStation®2, Game Boy® Color, Game Boy® Advance, Nintendo GameCube™ and other next generation platforms. "Wendy : Every Witch Way" for the Game Boy Color system is the first product released under this agreement.

Check the latest on Wendy's site .. CLICK HERE

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