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News: Frogger Returns Coming To WiiWare

Frogger Returns Coming To WiiWare

Twelve times the size of the original game, says Konami

Frogger, the little amphibian who has been trying to cross roads with varying success since the early 80's, is coming back for another go this fall. Frogger Returns, slated for a fall release, is being developed by Konami for PlayStation Network and WiiWare. New for this time around are time travel, invincibility and time freeze power-ups and..

News: Excitebike: World Rally Coming To WiiWare

Excitebike: World Rally Coming To WiiWare

Track editor, online multiplayer and more

Nintendo's long-dormant Excitebike franchise has seen two entries proper: the original NES release and a 3D sequel in the form of Excitebike 64. Yeah, the Excite name has lived on in the excellent Wii releases Excite Truck and the more recent Excitebots: Trick Racing, but Bike fans know they're just not the same. But good things come to those who wait..

News: Heron: Steam Machine Available on WiiWare this Friday

Heron: Steam Machine Available on WiiWare this Friday

Yet another Dutch developer joins the party.

Triangle Studios have announced that their upcoming puzzler Heron: Steam Machine will be available on WiiWare in Europe this Friday. Remniscent of the classic Pipe Mania/Pipe Dream, in this game you move around sections of pipe in order to stop a steam machine from overflowing. There is also multiplayer support for up to 4 players. For 500 Wii Points it..

News: Snakenoid Coming to DSiWare

Snakenoid Coming to DSiWare

Cinemax announces yet another new DSiWare title.

No sooner did Czech independent game developer announce their first DSiWare release, they're now announcing yet another DSiWare title in the works called Snakenoid. You can check out the official game description below for a bit more information on this unique DSiWare release. Snakenoid is an unique blend of the "Snake" and..

News: Fight in the Street on Virtual Console Later This Month

Fight in the Street on Virtual Console Later This Month

The TurboGrafx-CD version of the original Street Fighter will be available in all territories soon.

As on every other Friday, Nintendo of Japan today revealed their download plans for next week, and among the games to be released is Fighting Street, a port of the original Street Fighter that is quite close to the arcade version. We already reported that the game had been rated by the OFLC a while..

News: Assassin's Creed II: Discovery To Make Use of DSi Camera

Assassin's Creed II: Discovery To Make Use of DSi Camera

Handheld spin-off also launching alongside home console editions

It's just been confirmed that the DS version of Assassin's Creed II will make use of the DSi's camera to enable players to put their own faces on wanted posters within the game. Thankfully it hasn't been stated that the game is a DSi-only release, so owners of the DS and DS Lite should still be able to join in with the fun - although..

News: Capcom Unveils Sengoku Basara Samurai Heroes and Ghost Trick

Capcom Unveils Sengoku Basara Samurai Heroes and Ghost Trick

New Wii and DS titles revealed at TGS 2009

Capcom has already dropped the Frank-bomb on Tatsunoko vs. Capcom at this year's TGS but there's more fun to be had with two new announcements. First up is the next instalment in the massively popular (at least in Japan, anyway) of the Sengoku Basara series (which has previously been known as Devil Kings here in the West). Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes is..

News: New Super Mario Bros. Wii Confirmed For November Release

New Super Mario Bros. Wii Confirmed For November Release

Mark the 15th down in your diary, North American Nintendo fans

Nintendo has officially confirmed that New Super Mario Bros. Wii will be hitting store shelves in North America on the 15th November. The actual announcement comes as little surprise; a pre-Christmas release had been fully expected by many sectors of the industry and some had even ventured to guess that November would be the magic..

News: Happy Birthday Nintendo!

Happy Birthday Nintendo!

Nintendo Life wishes the Big N a very happy 120th birthday.

Well, it's been a long time (120 years, would you believe?) since the small Japanese handmade card business was founded, and where would the video game world be without them? The years have seen ups, downs, highs and lows for the Japanese gaming giant, but through thick and thin they've...

News: PopCap Sets Sights On DSiWare, DS

PopCap Sets Sights On DSiWare, DS

Bookworm and Bejeweled Twist to both get downloadable and retail entries

Not too long ago PopCap Games, the folks behind smash hits Bejeweled, Peggle, and the recent Plants Vs. Zombies, announced their intentions on expanding their output to include Nintendo consoles. We weren't sure whether that meant retail games or downloadable ones, but as it turns out it meant both. Bejeweled Twist, the third..

News: Nintendo of Europe Announce WiiWare and DSiWare Plans for 2009

Nintendo of Europe Announce WiiWare and DSiWare Plans for 2009

NoE has once again revealed a bunch of their upcoming downloadable games in advance.

Today, Nintendo of Europe held a press event for the announcement of a whole bunch of DSiWare and WiiWare titles. And it paid off - There's at least 37 WiiWare games left for the rest of the year, so it looks like we're going to get at least 2 every single week from now until 2010! DSiWare also has quite a hefty..

News: Flowerworks "Coming Soon" To WiiWare

Flowerworks "Coming Soon" To WiiWare

Flowers, explosions and gnomes, oh my!

Aussie developers Nocturnal Entertainment have announced that their WiiWare title Flowerworks is just about ready to drop after 18 month in development. No date or window was given for the release, but we've got a whole slew of new screens for you to check out. Flowerworks is an adventure that puts you in the role of a confused alien with no self-confidence on..

News: Rooms: The Main Building Coming To Wii, DS

Rooms: The Main Building Coming To Wii, DS

Slide your way to freedom

Wii and DS owners looking to get some puzzle-y chamber sliding action on are in for a treat, as Hudson has announced their new title Rooms: The Main Building is all up in that business. Players find themselves swept into a world of mystery that proves to be unwilling to just let you waltz right on home again; instead, you'll have to work your way out slide-puzzle style..

News: Data East Arcade Classics Coming to Wii

Data East Arcade Classics Coming to Wii

Get ready for some arcade action!

The ESRB has a new listing that ought to make retro arcade fans very happy. It appears that someone is planning on bringing a collection of classic Data East games to the Wii. The IP is mostly owned by a Japanese mobile phone company called G-Mode, so it's likely another company has licensed the content. The listing includes a sampling of game titles, amongst them..

News: Gaijin Games Announces BIT.TRIP VOID

Gaijin Games Announces BIT.TRIP VOID

No rest for Commander Video.

We can all stop guessing about cryptic images for what Gaijin Games has in store for the third installment of Commander Video's journey through the BIT.TRIP saga, as that teaser site has finally put out. Titled BIT.TRIP VOID, the latest entry has you navigating a black hole of adjustable size as you try to intercept other black dots and stay away from presumably nasty,..

News: Mario, Luigi and Bowser Hit Europe in October

Mario, Luigi and Bowser Hit Europe in October

Hear Bowser's Inside Story on October 9th!

Some exciting news here: Nintendo has just confirmed that Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story will be in your hands on Friday, 9th of October. The third in the respected Mario and Luigi RPG series, Bowser's Inside Story revolves around a mysterious infection called "The Blorbs" taking over the Mushroom Kingdom, causing Toads to inflate to..

News: Oscar in Toyland on DSiWare This Friday

Oscar in Toyland on DSiWare This Friday

Sequel to a relatively unknown SNES game available very soon.

If you've kept your eye on the various rating boards, you might've noticed that a game called Oscar in Toyland has been rated as DSiWare release for quite a while now. Out of the blue, it has now been announced that the game will be released in this Friday's European Wii and DSi update. Only recently did we learn that this is actually a..

News: NinjaBee and Grubby Games Announce The Amazing Brain Train for WiiWare

NinjaBee and Grubby Games Announce The Amazing Brain Train for WiiWare

Award-winning game comes to WiiWare.

The ever-growing list of upcoming WiiWare releases has just gotten a little bit bigger - Developers NinjaBee and Grubby Games have announced a partnership to bring The Amazing Brain Train, originally a PC game, to WiiWare. Although it's an educational game, it supposedly has more content than any other game in the genre - Quests, trophies, highscores and more..

News: Two Tribes Reveals Their Next WiiWare Project

Two Tribes Reveals Their Next WiiWare Project

Set to make a series of games based around the famous Rubik's Cube.

Ever since they released the excellent WiiWare launch title Toki Tori, things have been rather quiet at Two Tribes, which was a shame - Obviously we couldn't wait to see what else they had in store for WiiWare! Today the wait is over - Two Tribes has revealed that their next project is actually a series of WiiWare games based..

News: Modern Warfare 2 Could Come To Wii

Modern Warfare 2 Could Come To Wii

If the first one sells like hotcakes, that is

People have been questioning why Activision is bringing a port of the first Modern Warfare game, despite the second being released very shortly on pretty much every other platform under the sun (including the DS!). Activision, speaking at GamesCom, stated that if Modern Warfare sells well on Wii, we could be playing Modern Warfare 2 on our white waggle..