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News: Crystal Defenders R1 and R2 Coming to Europe Soon As Well!

Crystal Defenders R1 and R2 Coming to Europe Soon As Well!

Bubble Bobble and Rainbow Islands aren't enough - Square Enix wants complete WiiWare domination the next few weeks!

It's not just Taito properties that Square Enix will be releasing on WiiWare in April and May - They're also releasing the Final Fantasy spinoff Crystal Defenders, which comes in two parts - Crystal Defenders R1 and Crystal Defenders R2. Crystal Defenders was previously released on..

News: WiiWare Versions of Bubble Bobble and Rainbow Islands Coming to Europe Soon

WiiWare Versions of Bubble Bobble and Rainbow Islands Coming to Europe Soon

Bubble Bobble this week, Rainbow Islands next month!

Ratings for Bubble Bobble Plus! and Rainbow Islands: Towering Adventure! have been sitting on the OFLC for quite a while, and as you might know, Japan got the two games quite a while ago. Thankfully they're now coming soon! These two games are not just straight-out remakes of Bubble Bobble and Rainbow Islands - They feature completely new levels..

News: Sega's "Project Ringo" revealed!

Sega's "Project Ringo" revealed!

Called it.

Sega of Japan's "Project Ringo" has finally been revealed in this week's Famitsu magazine. To the surprise of very few here at Nintendo Life, it's an all-new Puyo Puyo game! Imaginately titled Puyo Puyo 7, the latest entry in Sega's classic falling-block puzzler series appears quite similar to previous Puyo games, with the majority of the basic rules remaining intact. As..

News: Namco Announces Upcoming Arcade Games

Namco Announces Upcoming Arcade Games

As you might've been able to tell from the first four arcade games available, Namco's not shy with releasing their back catalogue. That's why they've now revealed about 25 arcade games they're planning on releasing during the coming weeks - That's right, Japan is getting one game every week! No word yet on other regions, but of course we can hope we get the same treatment.

The full list of upcoming..

News: Final Fantasy Finally Coming to VC

Final Fantasy Finally Coming to VC

You might remember that, quite a while ago, Square Enix said that it was unlikely the Final Fantasy games would be coming to VC, due to the remakes they love to make. It seems they've gone back on that statement now though, because, during Satoru Iwata's GDC keynote, it was announced that the first four Final Fantasy games on NES and SNES are all on the way to VC!

Of course, the catch is that only..

News: The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks

The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks

Earlier today at GDC 2009 Satoru Iwata announced a brand new Zelda game for the DS, Spirit Tracks.

The new The Legend of Zelda™: Spirit Tracks game that Iwata announced will utilize the intuitive touch control of Phantom Hourglass in an all new adventure that will please longtime Zelda™ fans while keeping the game accessible to all DS owners. The concept behind this Zelda game includes..

News: Akinai Games Announces NEVES Plus

Akinai Games Announces NEVES Plus

Akinai Games, the guys who published Evasive Space, have announced their next WiiWare project! It's going to be a sequel to their DS game NEVES, in which you are presented with a number of shapes, which you have to flip and fit together in a certain way to form a picture.

Aside from new puzzles and gameplay modes there's also a major graphical overhaul - The DS game was very basic graphics-wise,..

News: New Harry Potter And Indy LEGO Titles In The Works

New Harry Potter And Indy LEGO Titles In The Works

Traveller's Tales working on new block-based licences

A former employee of UK studio Traveller’s Tales has inadvertently spilled the beans on two of the company’s new projects. Charlotte Parker’s CV claims she was working on new instalments in its long-running partnership with LEGO – namely a Harry Potter game (presumably based on the forthcoming Half Blood Prince film) and Indiana Jones 2:..

News: Capcom confirm Resident Evil Darkside Chronicles & "Classics" line

Capcom confirm Resident Evil Darkside Chronicles & "Classics" line

Confirmation of Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles and also remakes of Gamecube titles, Resident Evil and Resident Evil Zero all Wii bound.

Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced its plans for a big comeback of its multi-million-selling franchise, Resident Evil® to the Wii™ video game system this year. Resident Evil®: The Darkside Chronicles,..

News: Nintendo announces Excitebots: Trick Racing

Nintendo announces Excitebots: Trick Racing

Another new game in the Excitebike series, this time it's Excitebots and apparently it's got lots of tricks.

Excitebots™: Trick Racing has elements that make it one of the more unique racing games on the market. It launches April 20 and lets everyone in the family use the Wii Wheel™ accessory in unique and changing environments, play fun minigames and perform crazy tricks in a game that builds..

News: SEGA introduce Project_RINGO

SEGA introduce Project_RINGO

Scare details on another new Wii game from SEGA of Japan, further details to be announced tomorrow?

We've no idea what's going on here, you can see a teaser flash animation on the SEGA.jp website which seems to introduce a character. Very Sonic in style, but clearly not Sonic, SEGA seem to be announcing Wii games left right and center at the moment. At the end of the animation is "2.24"..

News: Virtua Tennis serves onto Wii

Virtua Tennis serves onto Wii

SEGA have confirmed that Virtua Tennis will appear on Wii for the first time with Virtua Tennis 2009.

Virtua Tennis 2009 was unveiled earlier this month for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. Now SEGA has said Wii owners will be able to give it a go too with a version that has all the same features and arcade action. That means a playing roster that includes Rafael Nadal, Venus Williams, Roger Federererer and..

News: DSi European Launch April 3rd

DSi European Launch April 3rd

Nintendo UK announce that the DSi will be released in Europe just before the US on April 3rd, here's the details:

Nintendo will launch its new handheld console, the Nintendo DSi, in Europe on 3rd April 2009. The Nintendo DSi will be available in black or white and is the thinnest and lightest member of the Nintendo DS family. The console is packed with new features that will excite fans of and..

News: Nintendo DSi launches April 5 in US

Nintendo DSi launches April 5 in US

Nintendo set the new version of the DS to launch for $169.99 with DSiWare all ready to go and also announce new "Rhythm Heaven" game.

Nintendo pioneered hand-held entertainment in the ’80s and made it fully mobile with the Game Boy video game system. Now, Nintendo is transforming the way people access, experience, create and share content with the new Nintendo DSi system, the third iteration of..

News: Dead Space Extraction

Dead Space Extraction

EA reveal that Dead Space Wii will infact be a prequel to the famed "Dead Space" and in fact be an "on-rails" shooter.

Dead Space Extraction is a prequel that reveals the events leading up to Isaac Clarke’s mission on the USG Ishimura in the original Dead Space game released in 2008. Dead Space Extraction will marry the innovative motion controls of the Wii Remote with a frenetic first person..

News: Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games

SEGA announce the second helping in the Mario & Sonic series, this time our heroes do battle in the Winter Olympics!

Developed by SEGA of Japan, under the guidance of Shigeru Miyamoto, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games will take players to lifelike Olympic venues where they can choose from a legendary cast of playable characters, including new faces to the series to be revealed later..

News: Natsume to offer something reely abit fishy...

Natsume to offer something reely abit fishy...

Natsume to offer a more "realistic" fishing game when "Reel Fishing: Angler's Dream" launches this year.

Reel Fishing: Angler's Dream will fulfill the need of every gamer who has fished or who has wanted to cast their first line. Featuring a magnificent 3D fishing engine, lifelike fish and soothing environmental sounds, Reel Fishing: Angler's Dream will put players on the banks of pristine lakes,..

News: EA announce Nerf N-Strike

EA announce Nerf N-Strike

EA just can't stop making "casual" Wii games, here's the latest, Nerf N-Strike.

EA Casual Entertainment and Hasbro bring the action and chaos of the popular NERF brand to the digital world. In a world specifically created to be the perfect landscape for NERF pandemonium, players can wreak havoc and perfect their blasting skills or challenge friends to clashes. With the brand new SWITCH SHOT EX-3..

News: LucasArts announce Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings

LucasArts announce Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings

No LEGO in sight for this new Indy game, set to be all very interactive and wonderful, new story, new name.

Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings features completely interactive environments, where players need to call upon their wits and daring to make each spring-loaded environment a weapon in order to dispense of foes in clever and unexpected ways. Also, embark upon thrilling action sequences..