February2010

January2010

  • First Impressions Legends of Exidia

    We get to grips with Gameloft's miniature epic

    Earlier this week Nintendo Life was cordially invited to Gameloft's London office for a hands-on of their latest adventure for DSiWare, Legends of Exidia, which has now been released in the European shop. Gameloft is developing something of a reputation as the most ambitious developers in the download market. These platforms tend to attract puzzle..

  • Nintendo Download 25th January 2010 (North America)

    Cards, blocks, numbers and ghouls in this week's update

    Looks like a decent update from Nintendo of America this week with three for WiiWare (including a long-awaited card game), three for DSiWare and another LucasArts title on the Virtual Console for good measure. WiiWareUNO (1000pts - Gameloft) – A bit overdue perhaps, but finally you can play UNO on your Wii as the rest of the world has been..

  • Nintendo Download 18th January 2010 (North America)

    Brawn, brains, twins, dogs, ninjas and platform games "risen from the dead" -- this week has it all!

    A nice update for North America this week as we see a game many thought would stay in Japan, a new brain teaser and a catch-up title for the Genesis on the Virtual Console. DSiWare is no slouch though with a selection of strategy and platform games...

December2009

October2009

September2009

  • News Earthworm Jim WiiWare Details Emerge

    Gameloft reveals more info about the worm that turned

    We noticed that quite a few people are understandably excited about Gameloft's upcoming Earthworm Jim "update", so we couldn't resist reporting on this little bit of news from GamerBytes. The site has spoken exclusively with Gameloft about the title and has discovered quite a few interesting facts. Firstly, it's going to be based on..

  • News Castle of Magic Trailer is Conjured Out of Thin Air

    Gameloft's old school platformer crosses over from the iPhone

    Nintendo's recent confirmation of upcoming releases for the remainder of 2009 has thrown up some pleasant surprises, with Gameloft's Castle of Magic being one of the more interesting DSiWare announcements. Based on the well-received iPhone version (which in turn evolved from a similarly...

August2009

  • News That Earthworm Jim WiiWare Game? Yep, A Remake

    Confirmed by Gameloft.

    Looking forward to that new Earthworm Jim game slated to hit WiiWare later this year? Well, if you're a fan, odds are you've already played it. Gameloft has confirmed our suspicions about their recently announced title: it's indeed a remake of the 1994 original, which just so happens to already be available on Virtual Console. If you don't care about updated graphics or..

  • News Earthworm Jim Squiggling Onto WiiWare

    Hitting later this year.

    Party like it's 1994: Gameloft has announced a new Earthworm Jim game for mobiles and all three console's downloadable stores. We're not sure if it's an all-new adventure, as the wording of the press release seems to imply a remake of the first title. Let's hope for a new one, as the Genesis/Mega Drive original is already available on Virtual Console (and soon possibly on..

July2009

  • News Sexy Poker - ESRB Rated Sans Nudity

    But it still manages to pull an "M" rating.

    Well the Sexy Poker ESRB rating saga continues on, and this time the game gets through with an "M" rating. Of course there is no more nudity - only sexy lingerie to stare at. Below is the official content rating entry for Sexy Poker for the WiiWare service that gives some details on why the game received an "M" rating. SEXY POKER..

June2009

  • Nintendo Download 23-24 June 2009 (Japan)

    A feast of DSiWare titles to end the drought, an anticipated WiiWare title from Hudson and *two* arcade classics next week!

    Well, after weeks without a new DSiWare release in Japan the storm gates have been opened and next Wednesday is serving up a bumper crop of titles for the portable download service. Chuugakku Kihon Hana Tango Word Puzzle (200pts) from I.E. Institute, Ltd. is a word puzzle game..

May2009

  • News WiiWare Poker Game Too Sexy For Australia

    Nudity as an incentive proves to be too much for the land down under

    Poor Australian gamers. Not only do you often get neutered versions of M-rated games, but sometimes they don't even get to come out at all. You guys should really do something about that, because the archaic rating system has struck again against a poor WiiWare game. This time,...

April2009

  • News Sexy Poker Headed to WiiWare

    It seems the WiiWare service just got a little sexier

    According to the German USK ratings service, Gameloft's Sexy Poker title is headed to Nintendo's WiiWare service. As you might imagine, the game is basically a video game version of strip poker. The female players place bets using their own clothing instead of money. Since Nintendo is quite...

  • News Asphalt 4: Elite Racing Gets ESRB Rated

    The iPhone racing hit heads to Nintendo's DSiWare service.

    We finally have our first DSiWare racing title making itself known with the official ESRB rating of Asphalt 4: Elite Racing. While we don't currently know a lot about this iPhone racer, we did manage to get a snippet of information from the ESRB rating listing that you can check out below. Asphalt 4: Elite RacingPlatform: Nintendo..

  • Nintendo Download Adventure Island, Crystal Defenders R1 & Real Football 2009 (EU)

    Another lovely lump of downloadable goodness lands in Europe

    It's Nintendo Download time again folks! This week we've got a tasty trio of European gaming greatness to tell you about. Adventure Island: The Beginning (WiiWare, 1000 points) is Hudson's latest instalment in its long-running Adventure Island series. This 2.5 platform title - which stars legendary Hudson employee Takahashi Meijin - is..

  • News Brain Challenge Heading to DSiWare

    Gameloft's popular Brain training series is heading to the DSiWare Store.

    Released back in November, Brain Challenge has gone on to become one of the Wii Shop Channel's most popular titles. Hoping to ride on the wave of success of that version, Gameloft is releasing a portable installment in the series on Nintendo's DSiWare Store. Below is part of the ESRB description: BRAIN CHALLENGE Platform:..

  • News Gameloft Announces Real Soccer 2009 for DSiWare

    Gameloft looks to bring the authentic soccer experience to DSiWare with the announcement of their first DSiWare title Real Soccer 2009.

    Gameloft has just sent out a press release for their upcoming DSiWare title Real Soccer 2009. Combining realistic soccer elements with the unique DS touchscreen controls, the game hopes to produce not only a true-to-life soccer experience on DSiWare, but also one..

March2009

  • News GameLoft Enters the DSiWare Market

    As the release of the DSi early next month approaches, news of developers hopping aboard the DSiWare wagon continues to pour in.

    GameLoft is the newest developer to toss their hat into the ring, as some snooping on the PEGI website will reveal. It looks like Europe will be getting Pop Superstar: Road to Celebrity, which is classed as a "life simulation." Pop Superstar has also been..

January2009

  • News Uno Coming to WiiWare and DSiWare

    Uno has become one of the most popular card games ever created over the years and it's also popped up on many of the game consoles as well. The Xbox Live Arcade release has become one of the best-selling Xbox Live Arcade releases and offers players all over the world the opportunity to play each other via the Xbox Live online gaming service.

    Gameloft has just announced yet another Uno release, this..

November2008

  • News Gameloft Interview Reveals New WiiWare and DSiWare Details

    In a recent interview with GameDaily BIZ, French game publisher Gameloft revealed a few new tidbits of information regarding their plans for Nintendo's upcoming DSiWare service as well as their future WiiWare offerings.

    According to Gameloft, they're supposed to receive their DSiWare development kits sometime in December, at which time they'll begin to put together their first DSiWare titles for..