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News: Boom Blox Sequel Confirmed

Boom Blox Sequel Confirmed

EA confirm that Steven Speilberg puzzler Boom Blox will get another outing, Boom Blox Bash Party.

January 29, 2009 - Get ready for the ultimate blox-busting action as Electronic Arts Inc. today announced BOOM BLOX™ Bash Party for Wii™, the sequel to the critically-acclaimed BOOM BLOX™ game for Wii. EA’s collaboration with director and producer Steven Spielberg continues with BOOM BLOX Bash..

News: SEGA say, Let's Tap!

SEGA say, Let's Tap!

Strange things occur in the minds of the Japanese, this latest game by SEGA you don't even need to hold the controller, no joke!

Let’s Tap, a game that is blazing new ground in Nintendo Wii control design. Developed by Prope, the studio that Sonic the Hedgehog creator Yuji Naka established in 2006, Let’s Tap is the first product from the new studio to be released to in North America and Europe..

News: EA breaks up Need For Speed

EA breaks up Need For Speed

The constantly wonky world of Need For Speed is to be split into three distinctly styled games, SHIFT, Nitro and World Online.

We've never shied away from Need For Speed, every year we give it another chance and every year we feel let down, we'll agree that Wii and DS aren't really the natural choice for driving sims, but EA keep on churning them out year after year. Every release seems to be a..

News: SEGA announce Phantasy Star Ø

SEGA announce Phantasy Star Ø

SEGA will be developing another Phantasy Star game, this time on the DS - apparently its already one of the "most highly anticipated DS titles of 2009", read this press release from SEGA:

Phantasy Star Ø is one of the most highly anticipated DS titles coming out in 2009, and will feature an innovative touch screen based Visual Chat interface, addictive action-RPG gameplay, impressive visual..

News: It's Official SEGA to publish The Conduit

It's Official SEGA to publish The Conduit

SEGA couldn't keep that cat in that bag for very long, it's all confirmed, its all official its all true, SEGA to publish the conduit.

SEGA of Europe Ltd. and SEGA of America, Inc. today announced a worldwide partnership with High Voltage Software to publish and distribute the Wii™ home video game system-exclusive title, The Conduit. The first-person shooter garnered multiple awards at E3 2008,..

News: Time to stop cooking, its Gardening Mama time!

Time to stop cooking, its Gardening Mama time!

505 announce a new game in the Mama series the non-cooking based Gardening Mama, scheduled for DS Spring next year.

Gardening Mama sees Mama heading into the great outdoors to turn an empty garden into a tranquil paradise. Green-fingered players use the touch screen to dig holes, plant seeds, mix fertiliser and ultimately grow a range of fruits, flowers and vegetables. Just like Cooking Mama saw..

News: Nintendo Announce 5 New Wii Games

Nintendo Announce 5 New Wii Games

Nintendo's Conference did have a few nice announcements, not all for the DS. Sin & Punishment returns... finally.

The following five games were all announced for the first time at last weeks Nintendo Conference, being a Japanese shin-dig details are still quite thin on the ground, but here's what we know: Sin & Punishment 2 (Nintendo) 2009The...

News: Puzzler Kororinpa gets another outing

Puzzler Kororinpa gets another outing

HUDSON decide that we've not had enough of Kororinpa and decide that a sequel is the only way to fix the problem, due next spring.

The sequel to Kororinpa: Marble Mania, Marble Saga: Kororinpa is full of new levels for gamers to explore, 4-person multiplayer gameplay, tons of customization features, the ability to connect and compete online and the use of the Wii Balance Board™ as features..

News: Ubisoft announce Tenchu in US/EU

Ubisoft announce Tenchu in US/EU

Although we knew about the Japanese game, Ubisoft have now confirmed the western version coming early next year.

Today Ubisoft announced Tenchu™ 4, the newest addition to the Tenchu™ franchise exclusively for the Wii™ system, will launch in North America and Europe in early 2009. The development team behind the original Tenchu, Acquire, brings a fresh new look, feel and motion to the Tenchu..

News: Disaster: Day of Crisis IS ALIVE!

Disaster: Day of Crisis IS ALIVE!

As Hurricane Gustav batters America Nintendo announces the re-birth of Disaster: Day of Crisis, horray!

Survive nature’s most devastating catastrophes in Disaster: Day of Crisis, a panic inducing survival game for Wii. In a devastatingly short period of time, an unprecedented wave of natural disasters has pummeled the United States. On top of this inexplicable series of disasters, a rogue special..

News: Need for Speed: Undercover, Uncovered.

Need for Speed: Undercover, Uncovered.

EA explain the reasons why they will release yet another Need for Speed game, but this one is undercover.

Need for Speed Undercover has players racing through speedways, dodging cops and chasing rivals as they go deep undercover to take down an International crime syndicate. The new game heralds the return of high-intensity police chases and introduces the all-new ‘Heroic Driving Engine’ -- a..

News: GC: Rapala’s Fishing Frenzy

GC: Rapala’s Fishing Frenzy

New fishing game from Activision with its own brand spanking new Fishing rod controller, class.

Utilizing an all new, limited edition Rod and Reel peripheral designed exclusively for the Wii, players will become more immersed in the fishing experience than ever before. With their hands on authentic gear, players will use an actual rod as they cast and reel in fish hooked on their lines. They can..

News: GC: Activision announce new Pitfall game

GC: Activision announce new Pitfall game

Pitfall: The Big Adventure will be the first Pitfall game on Wii, Activision decide to tease us with only a few screenshots.

Pitfall: The Big Adventure for Wii is in development at Edge of Reality and will swing onto shelves this Fall. With more than 10 million Pitfall titles sold to date, Pitfall: The Big Adventure will introduce the franchise to a new generation of gamers while bringing a fresh..

News: GC: Monkey Madness

GC: Monkey Madness

Ubisoft announce a new virtual pet title aimed at the younger gamer, Monkey Madness Wii.

Monkey Madness Wii targets kids ages 6 to 8 years. The game allows you to build a strong relationship with a full family of funny monkeys. Thanks to the unique cross-breeding system, you will be able to create unique species by mixing the different breeds available in the game. Play with your monkeys, interact..

News: EA to bring new Tennis game to Wii (with MotionPlus)

EA to bring new Tennis game to Wii (with MotionPlus)

Publisher giants EA announce a new Tennis franchise for Wii using MotionPlus and other platforms using normal (boring) controllers.

An all-new tennis videogame is in development at EA Canada in Vancouver under the EA SPORTS™ brand. The EA SPORTS tennis franchise will be available first for the Wii™ in 2009, followed by other platforms, and it will be the first EA SPORTS game that uses..

News: House of the Dead: OVERKILL - Awesome.

House of the Dead: OVERKILL - Awesome.

SEGA surprise us with the announcement of a brand spanking new House of the Dead game, exclusive for Wii coming early next year.

The House of the Dead: OVERKILL uncovers the ugly, terrifying, red hot secrets behind the House of the Dead; the daddy of all over-the-top shooters. While staying true to the classic gameplay this hugely successful SEGA series is getting a new retro look, with..

News: Introducing the wonderful, whimsical world of "KORE"

Introducing the wonderful, whimsical world of "KORE"

Snap Dragon Games unveil their latest work in the form of KORE.

With three zany, kooky crackpots sharing a cybernetic K.O.R.E suit, insane action is guaranteed. After all, the suit enhances the wearer's abilities beyond imagination. Pixie becomes a pro at climbing, Madboy gains an iron fist, and the dog Rex develops astonishing senses of hearing and smell. And these super powers they will..

News: Deer Drive - dumbest game of the year?

Deer Drive - dumbest game of the year?

It must be an American thing, who else would think running around with guns shooting at Deer is cool?

Video game publisher Mastiff announced today that they have teamed up with developers SCS Software and Kouyousha to bring the award-winning arcade- style, multi-player hunting series, Deer Drive, to Wii TM this fall. Deer Drive meshes hunting simulation with arcade style pick-up-and-play action and..

News: Celebrity Sports Showdown - What?

Celebrity Sports Showdown - What?

EA announce another "we-simply-can't-get-them-out-the-door-fast-enough" title, sports mini game pack: Celebrity Sports Showdown.

Celebrity Sports Showdown features 12 outdoor sports games and is the ultimate party game to play with people of all ages. Play as your favourite celebrities, with featured stars including singers Fergie and Avril Lavigne, and athletes like Paul Pierce and Mia Hamm, to..

News: Red Steel 2 with MotionPlus due in 2009

Red Steel 2 with MotionPlus due in 2009

Ubisoft recently let things slip that they will follow up the somewhat let-down-of-the-year Red Steel early next year.

"Red Steel 2 has been in development for many months now, and this new device will help us be even more precise in what we do with the product. The Red Steel brand is strong - I think we released it on year one, and that people understood that it was a first try on new..