NyxQuest: Kindred Spirits News
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...
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..
Catch-up week for Japan
After the Golden Week break it looks like Nintendo is mostly offering up titles that we've already seen elsewhere around the world. WiiWareSekai no Omoshiro Party Game 2 (500pts - Sims Co., ltd.) – The sequel to last month's Fun World Party Game offering five new games in five new countries: bullfighting in Spain, ziggurat climbing in Mexico, building cleaning in New York,..
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..
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...
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...
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...
Well, that didn't take long - Super Star Wars is available today, among other games!
We only just reported on the ESRB rating a classic Star Wars SNES game less than an hour ago, but it turns out the rating isn't going to be sitting there without the game actually being out for multiple months - Super Star Wars is available today! It's accompanied...
Over the Top Games' awesome puzzle platformer finally crosses the ocean.
Over the Top Games has finally announced a North American release date for their debut game, NyxQuest: Kindred Spirits. The game was released in Europe back in June, but week after week, did not show up in any North American Wii Shop updates. Thankfully, you can now rest easy knowing that the game will be out next Monday, the..
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...
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..
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..
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..
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..
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,..
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...
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..
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...
Those of you that possess a fondness for the NES classic Kid Icarus might be interested to learn that Spanish developer Over The Top Games has announced its first title for the WiiWare service, named Icarian: Kindred Spirits. The game appears to be a 2.5D platforming epic and shares many similarities with Nintendo’s legendary title.