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News: Square Enix Confirms Dragon Quest Wars For DSiWare

Square Enix Confirms Dragon Quest Wars For DSiWare

More top-notch RPG action coming to the DSi

Famitsu magazine has revealed that Square Enix is to release Dragon Quest Wars on the Japanese DSiWare service some time in June. The game appears to be a mixture of turn-based strategy and a traditional board game. Both local and online multiplayer modes are expected to feature. Development duties are being handled by Intelligent Systems (Advance Wars,..

News: Ragnarok Online DS slashes its way out of Japan

Ragnarok Online DS slashes its way out of Japan

XSEED Games announces a winter release schedule for the online dungeon-crawler.

Out in Japan since December of last year, it seemed extremely unlikely that the co-operative hack-and-slash RPG Ragnarok Online DS would ever see an international release. Thankfully for North American gamers, XSEED Games have just announced plans via press release to localise and release the game later in the year..

News: Fugazo Announces Frobot for WiiWare

Fugazo Announces Frobot for WiiWare

Check out Fugazo's upcoming WiiWare title Frobot in action.

WiiWare developer Fugazo has just announced their upcoming WiiWare title Frobot. We were able to snag a game play video of the first level demo and a handful of screenshots for you to check out. Here's a snippet from the game's official website that gives a little insight into what we can expect from the game. Imagine if Wii Tanks and The..

News: Capcom Confirms Monster Hunter 3 Tri For Western Release

Capcom Confirms Monster Hunter 3 Tri For Western Release

Company also has big plans for the Wii in '09

Although many people had already assumed that it was going to be the case, Capcom has now given actual confimation that Monster Hunter 3 Tri is coming to the West. The company's 2008 financial results state that Monster Hunter 3 Tri will come out in “FY 2009″, which basically means sometime between April 2009 - April 2010. Given that the game has..

News: Wii To Finally Line Up At The Crease

Wii To Finally Line Up At The Crease

Codemasters announce a long awaited Wii Cricket game in the form of Ashes Cricket 2009 will be released later this year.

Ever since the initial Wii release we've heard countless sports fans in the UK want a Cricket game for Wii and we're glad to report that Codemasters has finally fulfilled this dream with Ashes Cricket 2009. The game is currently set for release on PC, XBOX 360 and PS3 this summer..

News: It's My Birthday: Casual Gaming Hits a New Low

It's My Birthday: Casual Gaming Hits a New Low

It's my party and I'll cry if I want to

The 'casual gaming' debate is likely to flare up again with the confirmation that 2K Games is planning to release It's My Birthday for the Nintendo Wii in June of this year. Best described as a 'Birthday party simulator', this title is being billed as a 'party in a box', with support for up to 12 different brats. Now call us old fashioned, but surely the..

News: Sony Deal Pushes Wii And DS Ghostbusters Further Back into '09

Sony Deal Pushes Wii And DS Ghostbusters Further Back into '09

Euro PS3, PS2 and PSP versions in June, other formats later in the year

It has been revealed that Sony has signed a deal with Atari which will allow the company to publish Ghostbusters: The Video Game on its PS3, PS2 and PSP formats. The release of the PS3 and PS2 versions will tie-in with the Blu-ray 25th anniversary release of the original 1984 movie. It has also been confirmed that the agreement..

News: Pokémon Gold and Silver To Be Remade?

Pokémon Gold and Silver To Be Remade?

A recent episode of the Japanese-only Pokémon Sunday TV show has provided the biggest hint yet that Nintendo is currently working on remakes of Pokémon Gold and Silver. The classic duo originally appeared on the Game Boy Color and remain two of the best-loved entries in the insanely successful series. Apparently a "world-exclusive first announcement" will be made on May 10 during the..

News: Madden NFL 10 Wii to Showcase Stylized Look

Madden NFL 10 Wii to Showcase Stylized Look

EA reveals new shots of its best-selling sports franchise

After a few attempts to create next-gen visuals on the Wii, Electronic Arts has finally come to its senses and has given the latest version of Madden NFL a light-hearted visual sheen. The new shots show the unique caricatured players, which the developer promises will boast amusing animations and exaggerated movements. While some fans will..

News: Toss Some Tuna in Sega's Wacky World of Sports

Toss Some Tuna in Sega's Wacky World of Sports

"Mind boggling sports action" is coming to the Wii!

Flush from the success of Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, Sega has today announced the rather strange-looking Wacky World of Sports. Containing such dubious 'sports' as Tuna Tossing, Extreme Ironing and The Mud Slide, this off-the-wall title is obviously aimed at party play. Here's the press release in full: Wacky World of Sports takes..

News: Capcom Announces Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth for Western Release

Capcom Announces Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth for Western Release

Play as Phoenix's rival in the newest Ace Attorney game.

If you've been following the game since it was announced for Japan (As Gyakuten Kenji) you should already know what Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth is like - It focuses far more on the investigation aspect of the previous Ace Attorney games, leaving out the court scenes entirely. The big new feature is the "Logic"..

News: MySims Agents officially announced for Wii and DS

MySims Agents officially announced for Wii and DS

Not at all like Ocean's Eleven: The Game.

We brought you the first teaser of EA's forthcoming MySims Agents a few days ago, but now the game has officially gone public and the first few scant details have come to light. Billed as an "action-puzzler", MySims Agents sees you putting together a motley crew of hackers, stealthy thieves and other sneakily-skilled Sims to take down an evil..

News: Codemasters Announces New Formula One Title for Wii

Codemasters Announces New Formula One Title for Wii

The first in a new line of F1 games is hitting the track soon

Codemasters has officially confirmed that it is releasing a game based on the Formula One 2009 season. The official F1 licence used to be Sony's property but there hasn't been a game for quite some time now. After rumours that EA were considering picking it up, UK publisher Codemasters has stepped in and aquired the rights. Here's the..

News: New Swords & Soldiers Faction: The Chinese Empire

New Swords & Soldiers Faction: The Chinese Empire

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..

News: Oh my, LEGO Rock Band!

Oh my, LEGO Rock Band!

Warner, TT Games and Harmonix join forces to bring you the latest in the new cross-over genre of LEGO and music - LEGO Rock Band!

Players will become rockers as they embark on a journey to stardom that the whole family can enjoy as they work their way through local venues, stadiums and fantasy locations on Earth and beyond, that mimic the imaginative settings that the LEGO world offers. Also..

News: Konami Announces Driift for WiiWare

Konami Announces Driift for WiiWare

Konami's fourth WiiWare game is an eight-player overhead racing game.

Driift seems to be similar to the classic top-down racer Super Off Road, featuring tracks which are only one screen big. The racers all compete for the number one spot and will not just have to use driving skills, but also items to help them achieve that. More from Konami's press release: Konami Driifts on to WiiWare..

News: Nintendo of Europe Announces April-July WiiWare / DSiWare Lineup

Nintendo of Europe Announces April-July WiiWare / DSiWare Lineup

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 would be coming soon, but the only one out of those on..

News: Gamebridge Announces European Release of Overturn: Mecha Wars

Gamebridge Announces European Release of Overturn: Mecha Wars

Battle it out with robots online, with up to 4 players!

Gamebridge, a new UK-based publisher, has announced that they are planning to bring over the WiiWare game Overturn: Mecha Wars. This was previously released in Japan last December, and was developed by the Japanese developer Studio Zan. The game could prove another worthwhile download for those looking for Wi-Fi multiplayer fun - The game..

News: Tales Of Graces Unveiled for Wii

Tales Of Graces Unveiled for Wii

Namco Bandai's RPG series returns to the Wii for another adventure.

Namco Bandai this week announced not one but three new releases in the long-running Tales series by year's end, among them Tales Of Grace, developed exclusively for the Wii. First revealed in late 2008 via an unnamed trailer, Tales Of Grace serves as the latest "mothership" title of the series and shares the same..