Swords & Soldiers News
The return of the Vikings
Romino Games released multiple versions of its side-scrolling RTS, Swords & Soldiers, on Nintendo devices over the years. The series started out exclusively on WiiWare in 2009, received a 3D makeover in 2013 and then made a few appearances during the Wii U’s life cycle. Fast forward to 2018 and Romino, in pa
Developer Romino Games recently took to Kickstarter to help fund an updated version of Wii U battler Swords & Soldiers, but it turns out one of the biggest features fans have been asking for is a Nintendo Switch port, but it's something the studio has been unable to factor into its campaign. As a result, the dev has...
A sequel to the 2009 WiiWare original
Ronimo Games is best known by Nintendo fans for its release of Swords & Soldiers on the WiiWare service back in 2009. Less acclaimed was the release of the 3D version of the game on the 3DS eShop last year. However way you've heard about the Netherlands-based studio and its side-scrolling strategy game, the...
A virtual war is coming
Originally released on WiiWare back in 2009, it has been announced that Swords & Soldiers is getting the 3D treatment and making its way to the 3DS eShop. Developed by Romino Games, the strategy title is heading to the virtual store courtesy of Circle Entertainment, which has taken responsibility of helping to bring the...
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...
3 North American Insane Uber Pwners have already proven their worth.
Swords & Soldiers has only been out in North America for a little over 3 days, but 3 dedicated players have already collected all achievements and earned themselves goodie bags. The results are quite varied this time - One of the three winners is from the US, one from Canada and one from Mexico. No 4th place winner this time..
If you want to be known as Insane Uber Pwner, better get all achievements!
If you've been keeping up with the news, you'll know that Swords & Soldiers features 25 special achievements, earned by accomplishing some special feats. Collecting all of these gives you a code, which can then be e-mailed to the developer, Ronimo Games, for a chance to...
There seems to be a very clear theme this week!
There's only really one surprise this week, and it's the weekly Virtual Console title. All of this week's WiiWare and DSiWare releases were already announced last week! On VC, you can go to war in another classic Koei strategy game for the SNES - Genghis Khan II: Clan of the Gray Wolf. It's not as...
WiiWare's first RTS game finally hits American shores in a few days.
Ronimo Games has announced that Swords & Soldiers will be released in North America on June 8th. That's next week! Although you probably already know by now, Swords & Soldiers is the first RTS (Real-time strategy) game to be released on WiiWare. It's also a 2D sidescroller...
Four people get a special goodie bag, more people can win it in the future as well!
If you've been paying close attention to Swords & Soldiers you should know that the game is one of the few WiiWare titles to feature achievements, for those hardcore players who like to do some extra challenges. A while back, Ronimo Games announced that if you collected all 25 achievements, a secret code would..
Fight some wars, whip some snakes or learn some more magic this week.
As announced last week, today sees the release of a certain anticipated WiiWare title. Joining it is a Mega Drive game and yet another set of magic tricks for your DSi! Swords & Soldiers is WiiWare's first RTS game. With its cartoony 2D graphics, fairly deep gameplay and multiple game modes it's certainly one of the more..
The first WiiWare RTS will be available very soon!
It's been a long wait since the game was first announced back in August last year, but if you live in Europe, you'll be able to enjoy Dutch developer Ronimo Games's promising strategy title Swords & Soldiers very soon - Next Friday, in fact! With a whole bunch of game modes (Including a...
The third army of Ronimo Games' upcoming WiiWare epic is revealed
Ronimo Games has announced details of the third faction in its highly promising WiiWare title Swords & Soldiers. As you may already be aware, Swords & Soldiers is a 2D sidescrolling real-time strategy game. Ronimo has been slowly drip-feeding information about the title over the past few months and with the release only weeks..
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...
For those of you who are anxiously awaiting Ronimo Games' upcoming WiiWare title Swords & Soldiers, we have a nice little treat for you.
The guys at Ronimo Games were kind enough to send over two brand new gameplay videos of their upcoming WiiWare title Swords & Soldiers in action. The first video is a gameplay video of the game's Campaign Mode and gives a good indication of exactly how the..
As Swords & Soldiers nears its expected Q1 release date, it's only natural that Dutch developer Ronimo Games is trying to stir up some more hype for the game.
Today they've released a whole bunch of new things - Aside from a whole bunch of new screens which can be found below in our gallery, they've released a new trailer, and an official website for the game, which can be found here. On the..
Fans of real time strategy games will breathe a sigh of relief as today Ronimo Games has released the first video trailer of Swords & Soldiers for the world to see. This marvelous looking game is set to be released early in the new year so we haven’t got long to wait now.
More from the press release and video trailer below: UTRECHT, THE NETHERLANDS – December 17, 2008 – The developers..
Swords & Soldiers, an upcoming side-scrolling real time strategy WiiWare title developed by members of the team that created the original PC version of the Wii title de Blob, has now officially been pushed back to a February 2009 release date.
Joost van Dongen of Ronimo Games has just confirmed the delay after rumblings began popping up around the internet regarding a possible delay. We can..
So far very little information is known about Ronimo Games' upcoming WiiWare strategy title Swords & Soldiers other than the title of the game and a handful of gorgeous screenshots. Several developers at Ronimo Games were responsible for the original PC version of the hit Wii game de Blob and have now set their sights on Nintendo's WiiWare service.
Ronimo Games has just sent us a brand new instructional video for the game that provides some insight into how the game is played. The game will feature side-scrolling real time strategy game play and some of the most beautif...
The recently announced Swords and Soldiers is shaping up to be one of the more interesting WiiWare titles we've seen.
An unusual mix of RTS and side-scrolling action, the gorgeous 2D visuals should ensure the game stands out from the rest of the WiiWare crowd. In order to learn a little more about the title itself, we got in touch with Fabian Akker...
Exciting times today, as Dutch developer Ronimo Games has announced their plans to bring their new game, Swords & Soldiers, to WiiWare. They are a new studio which includes people who created the original version of de Blob, a game which is being remade for the Wii.
Seemingly taking inspiration from Castle Crashers' visual style, which will be...