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News: Disney Universe to Blend Worlds on Wii This Fall

Disney Universe to Blend Worlds on Wii This Fall

Will your favourite characters make the cut?

Disney Interactive Studios has just announced their next release, Disney Universe, an action/adventure game headed to Wii as well as multiple other platforms this Fall. The fast-paced action/adventure title will feature over 40 classic and contemporary Disney and Pixar characters in costume form. One to...

News: Brush Up with Art Academy on October 25th

Brush Up with Art Academy on October 25th

Creative compilation coming to North America

DSiWare Donatellos will already be aware of the Art Academy series, with Semester One and Semester Two already available for download, but Nintendo wants to get everybody involved in the class, even that annoying kid at the back. That's why it's combining both downloads into a single retail release, called Art Academy, and releasing it on October 25th in..

News: Thor to Hammer Down His Presence on Wii & DS in 2011

Thor to Hammer Down His Presence on Wii & DS in 2011

The God of Thunder gets his first standalone video game outing

As far as video game adaptations go, graphic novels and comics can be a goldmine. Sega recently announced that they're to mine one of those nuggets, and just in time for Comic Con season: Marvel's Thor. Thor: The Video Game has been announced as a third-person action game in development across all platforms and scheduled for release..

News: Rabbids Travel in Time Details Step Out of the DeLorean

Rabbids Travel in Time Details Step Out of the DeLorean

Rabbids back in party mode

The new Rabbids title was announced at E3, and now Ubisoft has unleashed a further set of details about Raving Rabbids Travel in Time. After a brief spell spent in the world of 3D adventures in Rabbids Go Home, the white monsters are now back in minigame territory as they explore the fabric of space in a washing machine. As well as promising the usual range of new..

News: A Flock of Info About QuickPick Farmer

A Flock of Info About QuickPick Farmer

A game that looks to provide shear amusement

We've just received word from French development studio Dancing Dots that their DSiWare debut QuickPick Farmer will hit the North American download service on the 5th of July for the low asking price of just 200 Nintendo points. They've also put together a website for the game as well as uploading a trailer, which you can view at the bottom of this..

News: Hudson Announces E3 Lineup

Hudson Announces E3 Lineup

To include mysterious secret title...

Hudson Entertainment recently announced the list of games that it'll be showing off at the upcoming entertainment exposition which we know as E3. Their Wii lineup will feature BEYBLADE: Metal Fusion – Battle Fortress, Deca Sports 3, Oops! Prank Party and Lost in Shadow while for DS it'll be presenting BEYBLADE: Metal Fusion. Additionally, there's to be a..

News: Cave Story Confirmed for Australia

Cave Story Confirmed for Australia

Spelunker down under

Attention: Australians! Put that boomerang away and throw some shrimp on the barby! Cave Story was just confirmed by its developer / publisher Nicalis via their Twitter feed. Also, apparently the company thinks that your country is a part of Europe. According to their post: Australia WILL have Cave Story on WiiWare along with the rest of Europe. The new music (.org and..

News: MySims Head Ever Skyward with SkyHeroes

MySims Head Ever Skyward with SkyHeroes

Copter no longer necessary

Those MySims sure do get into some scrapes, and their latest adventure MySims SkyHeroes is set to debut on Wii and DS. According to Scott Evans, General Manager of the The Sims Studio: We are thrilled to have many firsts with MySims SkyHeroes, like introducing epic boss battles, cooperative gameplay missions and online multiplayer, all available for the very first time..

News: Earthworm Jim Creator Says Fourth Adventure Wii-Bound

Earthworm Jim Creator Says Fourth Adventure Wii-Bound

New 2D game coming at some point

This is the age of retro sequels. With Sonic 4 on the horizon and Mega Man 9 and 10 nestled snugly on our hard drives, we're beginning to dream of which of our favorite games from the past might see the light of day again after all. That's why we're hoping that Earthworm Jim 4, recently confirmed to The 34th Dime

News: Mega Man Zero Collection Announced for June Release

Mega Man Zero Collection Announced for June Release

Spend $30, get Zero (now with trailer!)

We previously reported that this game was to be released in Japan, and Capcom just announced its Western debut on June 8th. You can preorder it now and pick it up for just $29.99. Mega Man Zero Collection encompasses all four releases in the Game Boy Advance series, originally introduced in 2002. Additional features include both the games' original difficulty..

News: Interplay Straps In with Descent for WiiWare

Interplay Straps In with Descent for WiiWare

Relive the classic PC game this fall

PC gamers might remember the flurry of Doom clones that just seemed to never end in the mid-90s. While a lot of them didn't try to break with the winning formula too much or only put a mild spin on it, where others put enough spin to make you motion sick and, at first, disoriented. Interplay's Descent was one of...

News: Flipper Announced for European Release

Flipper Announced for European Release

No relation to the famous dolphin

Xform and Goodbye Galaxy Games recently announced their plans to release Flipper in Europe for DSi Ware on April 23. The game is a 3D puzzle platformer about a boy and his quest to retrieve his stolen goldfish, and features twenty levels and puzzles based around a limited amount of environment-altering power-ups. We gave it a favorable 7/10 when it was released in..

News: Earthworm Jim Wriggling Onto DSiWare

Earthworm Jim Wriggling Onto DSiWare

Details unearthed on Gameloft's upcoming remake

Nintendo Power has revealed that developers Gameloft will be bringing its remake of classic platformer Earthworm Jim to DSiWare. Having already released the title for the iPhone, the download-crazy developers have set their sights on the DSi, and have revealed some interesting information on the game itself. Details are still thin on the ground, but..

News: Scribblenauts 2 Springs to Life

Scribblenauts 2 Springs to Life

New adjectives system keeps things grammatical

This morning we received confirmation that developers 5th Cell are indeed working on a follow up to last year's successful Scribblenauts, a veritable dictionary of a game that allowed you to conjure just about any object you could imagine out of the ether. The aim was to use these objects to solve puzzles and acquire Starites, but frankly all that fell..

News: Time Split: Chronos Twins DX Gets A Date

Time Split: Chronos Twins DX Gets A Date

Time warp platforming hits US WiiWare next week

Our European readers may remember a little DS game called Chronos Twins. It never made it outside of the Old World borders, but back in June developers EnjoyUp announced their intentions to give the series a new lease of life on WiiWare. Now we have a much more solid time frame: January 11. Also known as next Monday. The game is a split-screen..