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News: Abylight Wants to Recruit You For Elite Forces: Unit 77

Abylight Wants to Recruit You For Elite Forces: Unit 77

Heading to DSiWare, maggots!

Abylight's Elite Forces: Unit 77 is bringing a touch of strategy to DSiWare this week in North America and Europe. A downloadable port of the 2009 DS retail release, Abylight has taken the opportunity to introduce new features: there's now local multiplayer for up to four players, a more accessible difficulty curve and...

News: Focus on this New AfterZoom DSiWare Trailer

Focus on this New AfterZoom DSiWare Trailer

Augmented reality comes to DS

Abylight's next offering for DSiWare isn't another entry in its Music On series, but a neat augmented reality offering called AfterZoom. The studio just sent over a new trailer of the title which you'll find below. The concept is that players will use the DSi camera to hunt out microscopic organisms in everyday objects:...

News: 3DS Console and WiiWare Games On Offer in Abylight Contest

3DS Console and WiiWare Games On Offer in Abylight Contest

Will you be the lucky one?

If you didn't win our 3DS giveaway you might want to take a look at Spanish developer Abylight's website on Monday. In a contest to promote the studio's WiiWare game Fish'em All, Abylight will be giving the game away to 150 people between Monday and 27th May. One of those players will be chosen at random to win a Nintendo 3DS console, not a bad prize at all. The contest..

News: AfterZoom Mixes Pokemon, Augmented Reality, Chemistry

AfterZoom Mixes Pokemon, Augmented Reality, Chemistry

Abylight returns to DSiWare

Augmented reality is all the rage these days, but it's not just the preserve of the 3DS: DSiWare has a few AR games up its sleeves too, with Abylight's AfterZoom the latest to emerge. Players will use the DSi's camera to search out microscopic organisms, zooming into every day objects to see what tiny creatures can be found. The organisms can be captured, fed and raised,..

News: Take on Abylight's DSiWare Cosmo Fighters on Monday

Take on Abylight's DSiWare Cosmo Fighters on Monday

500 Points for cartoon capers

Abylight's not just about music and samurai tower defence games: its next handheld offering is Cosmo Fighters, a 2D "retro-futurist" fighting game. Fans of classic Dreamcast brawler Power Stone may recognise a little of the game's chaotic spirit in the four-player brawling action, with Download Play allowing multiple players to join in the carnage using just..

News: Dairojo! Samurai Defenders Attacks DSiWare on Monday

Dairojo! Samurai Defenders Attacks DSiWare on Monday

800 Points for Oriental-themed tower defence

Spanish publisher Abylight is taking a break from its Music On series of melodic outings to bring something altogether different to DSiWare: Dairojo! Samurai Defenders, a tower defence title developed by Japanese firm Kawamoto Industrial. Featuring a Far East slant on the familiar tower defence genre, the game sees players defending one of six Japanese..

News: DSi Shop Getting Stormed by Dairojo! Samurai Defenders

DSi Shop Getting Stormed by Dairojo! Samurai Defenders

New tower defence game on the way

Following its recent medley of musical releases, Abylight is getting ready to publish its upcoming tower defence game that's developed for the DSiWare service by Japanese studio Kawamoto Industrial, and we have the official trailer that shows the kind of multi-tasking gamers will have to perform when it launches later in the year. Dairojo! Samurai Defenders is set..

News: You Can Soon Tickle the Ivories in Music On: Playing Piano

You Can Soon Tickle the Ivories in Music On: Playing Piano

Friday for Europe, Monday in North America

Having already learnt the instrument in Music On: Learning Piano, now you can enjoy simply playing it in Music On: Playing Piano. Out in Europe tomorrow and reaching North America on Monday, your 200 Points earns you fifteen songs and knowledge of the necessary notes to play them yourself. The press release plays on the game's hand-eye-ear co-ordination..

News: Multiplayer Brawling Comes to DSiWare with Cosmo Fighters

Multiplayer Brawling Comes to DSiWare with Cosmo Fighters

Download Play battling from Abylight

Taking a break from its array of musical titles, Spanish developer Abylight is bringing some old-fashioned fighting action to DSiWare with its upcoming title Cosmo Fighters. The title's focus is on sharing the game with friends, with Download Play allowing up to four players to face off against each other using just one copy of the game. Cosmo Fighters has just..

News: Strum Along with Music On: Acoustic Guitar Next Week

Strum Along with Music On: Acoustic Guitar Next Week

Abylight hoping it strikes a chord

If you like using your DSi to make beautiful music, you've so far been mostly limited to keyboards and studio software, with few to no alternatives. Abylight's Music On series is about to throw a new six-stringed option into the mix with the launch of Music On: Acoustic Guitar next week. Selling at the same 200 Point price as its predecessors, Acoustic Guitar is..

News: Learn Piano with the Latest Music On Title this Monday

Learn Piano with the Latest Music On Title this Monday

200 Points to tinkle the ivories

If you've been following Abylight's Music On series you'll have already dabbled with an Electronic Keyboard and a Retro Keyboard, and with an Acoustic Guitar, but the next release in the series looks like taking the studio's musical offerings to a higher level. Titled Music On: Learning Piano and released on Monday, the 200 Point download will work differently to..

News: Abylight Tuning Up Music On: Acoustic Guitar

Abylight Tuning Up Music On: Acoustic Guitar

Latest in DSiWare music series on the way

We've already had the chance to tinkle the DSiWare ivories with Music On: Electronic Keyboard and Retro Keyboard, but developer Abylight isn't limiting itself to black-and-white keys and is branching out into stringed instruments with Music On: Acoustic Guitar on the way to the service in the near future. Although little is known about the title so far,..

News: Music On: Retro Keyboard Takes You Back in Musical Time

Music On: Retro Keyboard Takes You Back in Musical Time

Get tuned into retro gaming sounds

European DSi owners have already had the chance to tinker with the first entry in Abylight's 'Music On' series, the straightforwardly-named Music On: Electronic Keyboard, but the Spanish developer-publisher is ready to unleash a second bout of musical noodling with the imminent arrival of Music On: Retro Keyboard. Boasting all the main features of Electronic..

News: Get Your European Tangram on with Neves Plus Next Friday

Get Your European Tangram on with Neves Plus Next Friday

Puzzle game finds its way across the pond at last

It's been so long since Neves Plus was released in North America – nearly a year, in fact – that we'd almost given up hope of ever seeing it reach Europe. It seems our faith needn't have wavered though, as Abylight has announced it's bringing the game, along with new subtitle Pantheon of Tangrams to WiiWare next Friday, June 11th. Weighing in at..

News: Turn Your DSi Into a Virtual Instrument With the 'Music On' Series

Turn Your DSi Into a Virtual Instrument With the 'Music On' Series

Music On: Electronic Keyboard is the first in a new series from Abylight

The catalogue of DSiWare releases ranges from straight-forward games to various media creation applications; Abylight is the latest contributor to the latter. The company that brought us Fish 'em All! and Stop Stress: A Day of Fury has announced its upcoming range of Music On titles is a collection of virtual instruments, and..

News: Stop Stress This Monday

Stop Stress This Monday

Ease yourself into your week with Abylight's latest

We've just received an email from Abylight to let us know that their upcoming stress-a-thon, Stop Stress: A Day of Fury, is confirmed for release on the US WiiWare service on Monday, for a grand total of 800 Nintendo Points. Telling the story of a man who seems to have the most uncontrollable rage, Stop Stress lets you use the Wii Remote to take..

News: Stop Stress: A Day of Fury Coming Soon to WiiWare

Stop Stress: A Day of Fury Coming Soon to WiiWare

Abylight's newest title is on the way.

The folks at Abylight have just officially announced that their upcoming WiiWare release Stop Stress: A Day of Fury is nearing release. They were also kind enough to send us over a group of new screenshots and gameplay video as well. You can check out the new screenshots below along with the official gameplay trailer showing the game in action. The most..

News: Fight Stress With Abylight's New WiiWare Title

Fight Stress With Abylight's New WiiWare Title

Stop Stress: A Day of Fury promises relaxation aplenty

Abylight first caught our attention not so long ago with their decent WiiWare title Fish 'Em All, and now they're back on the scene with their next title, Stop Stress: A Day of Fury. Very little is known about the game at the moment, but Abylight have shared a video of its premiere at the Tokyo Games Show. It seems to be a first-person..

News: Master the Fish'em All Challenges Video

Master the Fish'em All Challenges Video

Here's a few good tricks for beating the game's many challenges!

In preparation for the North American release of their Fish'em All WiiWare title today, Abylight have sent us a rather humorous instructional video to give players a little insight into how to master all of the Fish'em All challenges in the game. Yukari-san takes you through the many game play tips on how to snatch all of the fish and..