NyxQuest: Kindred Spirits News

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...

June2011

  • Nintendo Download 23rd June 2011 (Europe)

    No Sonic in sight

    Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of Sonic the Hedgehog, but Europe's not getting into the spiky spirit in the eShop at least. Nintendo has just sent over the list of games you can expect to play form this weekend, so let's see what lucky European guys and girls can download. 3DS Virtual ConsoleDouble Dragon (Game Boy, €3) — Join Billy and Jimmy in this portable conversion..

May2010

February2010

  • News WiiWare Leads Indie Awards Category

    Three out of five ain't bad

    Direct2Drive has announced the five finalists for the 12th Annual Independent Games Festival, to be held March 11th at the Games Developers Conference, with three of the games being WiiWare titles. Max and the Magic Marker, NyxQuest: Kindred Spirits and Super Meat Boy have all been nominated for the Direct2Drive Vision Award, which aims to celebrate games that present..

January2010

  • News WiiWare Demo Program Demo Ending This Month

    Hurry hurry hurry!

    It had a good run, but Nintendo's temporary WiiWare demo program is coming to an end on January 31st. If you haven't got ahold of the freebies yet then you'd better act fast. According to Official Nintendo Magazine UK, Nintendo sent out a message to online Wii owners that the temporary program will end in three days. Originally...

November2009

  • News WiiWare Demo Program Proving Successful

    Sales boost seen for all games with free trials

    During an early november earnings meeting, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata explained how the company wants to get more people to visit the Wii and DSi Shop Channels and browse around, instead of going in already knowing what they want to get. Iwata then announced the company’s plans to roll out a temporary...

  • News WiiWare Demo Service Now Available Worldwide!

    Which games are available? Read on!

    Some exciting news for all you WiiWare fans out there - you can now access free WiiWare demos through the Shop Channel! Yes, pop on your Wii console and you'll be able to download limited trial versions of selected games. You lucky European and Australian Wii owners can access Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a Darklord, BIT.TRIP BEAT and NyxQuest:..

August2009

June2009

  • News Icarian Gets a New Name: NyxQuest

    Over the Top Games had to change the name of their recent WiiWare release.

    Icarian: Kindred Spirits, which was released only last Friday in Europe, has already run into some trouble - For some reason, the developers need to change its name. The new name will be fairly simplistic by simply using the main character's name - NyxQuest: Kindred Spirits...

  • Nintendo Download Icarian, Let's Catch and Brain Training (EU)

    One anticipated title is accompanied by two... not so anticipated ones.

    This week finally sees the release of much-hyped title Icarian: Kindred Spirits. It's accompanied by a not-so-great second WiiWare game, and a solitary DSiWare release. That's right - Virtual Console misses out again! Icarian: Kindred Spirits has been hotly anticipated for quite a while. From the screens and videos released..

  • News Icarian: Kindred Spirits flies onto WiiWare this Friday

    If you live in Europe of course!

    The good people at Over The Top Games have informed us that their WiiWare debut, Icarian: Kindred Spirits will be released on Friday, 19th June in Europe. It’s only fair that we get it first as the developer is Spanish, of course. The game will cost 1000 Nintendo points, but from what we have seen and heard it should be well worth the price of admission. Don't..

  • News UK Club Nintendo Offering Speedy Icarian Incentive

    First 100 registered users to buy the game will also receive the soundtrack.

    Mythologically themed WiiWare title Icarian: Kindred Spirits may still have a TBD release date, but those UK'ers that dig the soundtrack may want to keep their eyes extra open. Over at the game's Nintendo UK page, a contest of sorts has been revealed: the first 100 registered Club Nintendo users to download the Greeky..

May2009

  • News All new Icarian: Kindred Spirits screenshots

    Another Nintendo Life exclusive!

    The good folks at Over The Top Games were kind enough to treat us to an exclusive look at some all new, never before seen screenshots from their upcoming WiiWare game, Icarian: Kindred Spirits. These screens show for the first time more variety in the levels as the world and lighting gets darker (all the events in the game take place during one day). Let us know..

April2009

  • News Game Play Trailer - Icarian: Kindred Spirits

    Check out the new game play trailer for the upcoming WiiWare title Icarian: Kindred Spirits!

    We just managed to get our hands on the brand new official Icarian: Kindred Spirits game play trailer. The game follows the adventures of Nyx, an enigmatic winged girl, who must descend from the heavens in search of her missing friend Icarus. The game is controlled using the Wii Remote, by using easy,..

  • News Nintendo of Europe Announces April-July WiiWare / DSiWare Lineup

    Cave Story and others coming soon!

    For the first time in, uh, well, forever, Nintendo of Europe has decided to give us a small glimpse of what we can look forward to in the next couple of months. Note that list is not complete - For example, Square Enix announced only yesterday that Bubble Bobble, Rainbow Islands and Crystal Defenders R1 and R2...

January2009

  • News All New Screenshots From Icarian: Kindred Spirits

    Our new found friends at Over The Top Games have sent us some exclusive screenshots from their upcoming game Icarian: Kindred Spirits to share with you. The first two screenshots were published by the Spanish press last week, but the last 3 are brand new.

    In the screenshots you can see some examples of gameplay you'll find on Icarian. You can see a new enemy, the "Satyr" and gain an idea..

  • News Over The Top Games Interview - Icarian: Kindred Spirits

    One of the most promising WiiWare games due later this year has to be Icarian: Kindred Spirits which is being developed by the newly formed independent studio ‘Over The Top Games’ based in Madrid, Spain.

    The screenshots we have seen of the game so far look really nice, even LostWinds quality. If the gameplay is also as good we will have a winner...

November2008