LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias News

May2013

August2012

  • News LostWinds Developer Expands In North America

    Frontier opens Canadian studio thanks to tax breaks

    Frontier Developments — the team behind the WiiWare smash LostWinds and its sequel LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias — has opened its first studio outside of the UK, taking advantage of tax breaks to set up shop in Canada. The new office will be based in Nova Scotia, and will house around 20...

October2011

  • News Nintendo UK Launches New WiiWare Portal

    See what you're missing out on

    WiiWare, it's safe to say, hasn't had quite the impact some would have hoped. Its problems have been well-documented — not least on this site — but Nintendo UK is throwing more weight behind the service with a new online portal called We are WiiWare. Designed to showcase some of the best games and the teams...

November2010

  • News Frontier Preparing to Blow You Away With More LostWinds

    Good news, everyone

    LostWinds and its sequel, LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias, have been two of WiiWare's most notable hits, so it's good to hear that David Braben's Frontier team is preparing to release more titles in the series Braben confirmed to Eurogamer that the series was "far from done and dusted", saying: There are still many more stories to tell from [game world] Mistralis..

August2010

  • News European Developers get Their Games Nominated for Milthon Awards

    The 4th Milthon Awards has selected four titles on Nintendo systems across four categories

    With the BAFTA Video Game Awards done and dusted, gamers hoping to see their favourite titles get some sort of golden trophy need only wait a few more weeks as this September marks the fourth annual Milthon Awards; recognising European video game studios and the art production that goes into their respective..

December2009

November2009

  • News LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias Takes Top Spot

    Highly-rated platformer goes to No.1 in both Europe and North America

    Frontier's LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias has stormed to the top of the North American and European WiiWare charts. This is hardly an unexpected achievement, when you consider how fantastic the game is. Our very own Marcel Van Duyn gave it a well-deserved 9/10 in his review...

October2009

September2009

  • News Braben: Many Wii Owners Don't Realise They Can Go Online

    LostWinds developer admits that the situation is improving, though

    Frontier boss David Braben has stated that he believes many Wii owners aren't even aware of their console's connectivity. Braben, who is currently putting the finishing touches to the LostWinds sequel Winter of the Melodias, had this to say: With online on Wii, it is gradually improving. There are a lot of people out there who..

  • Interviews LostWinds 2 - Frontier's David Braben

    The big boss man talks to Nintendo Life about LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias

    It's hard to believe that LostWinds was a WiiWare launch title. It still effortlessly overshadows much of the content being published on the service and remains a deliciously playable slice of video gaming that puts even full-price retail releases to shame. The game was...

  • News LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias Teaser Trailer Appears

    Footage of WiiWare sequel hits the net

    The original LostWinds was rather good, by all accounts. For the record, we absolutely adored it and it quickly became WiiWare's first "must have" download. Therefore it should come as no surprise to learn that we're rather excited about the upcoming sequel, Winter of the Melodias. The recent unveiling of the official teaser trailer has done nothing..

  • News Frontier Officially Announces LostWinds Sequel

    A wealth of new information on the highly-anticipated WiiWare sequel.

    We just recently featured news on the upcoming LostWinds sequel LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias, but Frontier have decided to unleash a barrage of new information on the upcoming title, including some gameplay and story line information that you can check out in the official...

August2009

  • News LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias Announced

    The amazing WiiWare launch title is getting a sequel.

    Anticipation for a sequel to Frontier's WiiWare launch title LostWinds has been building for a long time now. We knew the announcement was coming, we just didn't know when or what to expect. In the most recent issue of Edge magazine, Frontier unleashes a rather in-depth preview of their...

May2008

  • News Frontier Quietly Confirms LostWinds Sequel

    LostWinds was only released in the US yesterday, but if Frontier's website is to be believed, a sequel is already coming!

    On Frontier's page for the game, scroll to the very bottom to find this: Click here to REGISTER FOR ADVANCE INFORMATION on Frontier's forthcoming LostWinds sequel containing amazing new gameplay as Toku and Enril's incredible adventure to save Mistralis continues - Frontier is..