Shootanto: Evolutionary Mayhem Hits WiiWare Today

October 20, 2009

Shootanto: Evolutionary Mayhem is a unique game, to say the least. In it, players begin as primates and battle the lizardmen across the many different time periods of human history. When you survive a battle, you’ll evolve into higher forms of life. If it sounds interesting to you, enough to drop 500 Wii Points on, its available today on WiiWare. The full press release for the title is below.


WiiWare Title Introduces Players to an Alternate Reality

San Mateo, Calif. – Oct. 20, 2009 – Wii™ owners will determine the outcome of evolution starting today with the launch of Hudson Entertainment’s Shootanto: Evolutionary Mayhem. Exclusively downloadable on WiiWare™ for 500 Wii™ points, the interspecies shooter is published by Hudson Entertainment, the North and South American publishing arm of HUDSON SOFT. Shootanto: Evolutionary Mayhem is rated E10+ by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB).

“Shootanto: Evolutionary Mayhem offers a unique take on the shooter videogame genre,” says Sabine Duvall, Vice President of Digital Download at Hudson Entertainment. “Gamers haven’t seen anything quite like this, with its bizarre enemies, unusual playable characters, and frenzied gameplay.”

In Shootanto: Evolutionary Mayhem, players start as primates and battle lizardmen across the epochs, from primeval to medieval times and beyond. Players who survive each battle will evolve from a lowly monkey to an apeman, then caveman, a human knight, and finally a soldier. The combat continues to change as the lizardmen also evolve throughout the game. Co-op mode allows players to survive the onslaught together.

For more information on Shootanto: Evolutionary Mayhem, as well as other titles from Hudson Entertainment, please visit

Chad Awkerman

Chad joined the DualShockers staff in mid 2009 and since then has put much of his time into covering RPGs, with a focus on the Japanese side of the genre, from the obscure to the mainstream. He's a huge fan of iconic games like Secret of Mana, Final Fantasy VI and Persona 4 yet enjoys the smaller niche titles, as well. In his spare time he enjoys experiencing new beer, new foods and keeping up with just about every sci-fi show on television. He's married to an intelligent, beautiful Southern Belle who keeps his life interesting with witty banter and spicy Cajun cooking.

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