Pop News

July2008

  • News Will You Be Bursting Bubbles Today With Pop?

    If you Euro, Kiwi and Auzzie gamers were on the fence about buying Pop today on WiiWare, here is a press release direct from the creative chaps at Nnooo which might help you change your mind.

    Of course if you were in any doubt you could just read our Pop review also! Friday, 4th July - Nnooo is thrilled to announce that Pop™ has launched on WiiWare™ in Europe, Australia and New Zealand..

  • News EU WiiWare Update: My Pokémon Ranch and Pop

    Continuing the trend of alternating VC and WiiWare weeks, this week, there are two new WiiWare games available in Europe.

    Undoubtedly, My Pokémon Ranch will get more attention than the other title today. However, we wonder if this is fair at all, because in our opinion Ranch is rather disappointing. If you're an avid Pokémon player you will probably get some enjoyment out of the "game"..

June2008

  • News Where In The World Is Pop?

    Poor old Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

    After reading our review of Pop from the North American launch on the 12th May, we know a lot of you guys are itching to play this. Sure, you got a storming launch line-up with the first look at Dr. Mario and Toki Tori, but many of you were left questioning why the sublime Pop wasn’t released at launch, or at least shortly afterwards. To clear all this..

May2008

  • News WiiWare Launch Games Review Round Up

    Since the WiiWare launch you may have picked up one or two of the games and then cautiously waited for trusted reviews before splashing out your precious Wii points on some of the other games which you were less sure of. Or perhaps you are in Europe and want to do your homework before the WiiWare launch on the 20th May?

    Worry not because your pals at WiiWare World have finally completed all six..

  • News European WiiWare Lineup Revealed

    With the US WiiWare launch fading into memory, it’s the turn of European gamers to start getting excited about upcoming downloadable content. WiiWare hits the ‘old world’ on 20th May, and surprisingly European Wii owners will be getting eight games instead of the six that arrived on North American shores.

    LostWinds and Final Fantasy CC: My Life As A King are undoubtedly two of the big draws,..

  • News North American WiiWare launch games

    Here's what we have all been waiting for! Nintendo's press release so we know what the launch WiiWare games for North America are finally! As we expected there will be no Virtual Console games out this Monday!

    REDMOND, Wash., May 12, 2008 – Nintendo’s Wii™ console has already changed the way people play games. Now its new WiiWare™ service decisively tears down limitations for how developers..

April2008

  • News WiiWare: Pop Pricing Still Unconfirmed

    Nnooo's Nic Watt has admitted that he still isn’t 100% sure how much to charge for his company’s promising looking WiiWare title Pop.

    Speaking in an interview this week, Watt said: For a new company like ourselves, pricing is a really tough issue particularly on something like a downloadable service where there are games at a variety of prices. Disc-based games are somewhat easier as they all..

February2008

  • News WiiWare Focus: Interview with Nnooo (Pop)

    Our coverage of the upcoming WiiWare service continues with this exclusive interview with Nic Watt of Nnooo, the small indie studio behind the promising Pop. We caught up with Nic and grilled him on this forthcoming release - here's what he had to say...

    WW: How did the concept for Pop come about? NW: Since the Wii was announced I have been thinking a lot about the sorts of games I could make for..