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News: Get Creative with EA's Creatively-Named Game "Create"

Get Creative with EA's Creatively-Named Game "Create"

Heading to Wii in November

As consoles continue to become more and more powerful, they naturally need to draw that power from other sources. AA batteries, rechargeable Lithium Ion batteries and good ol' AC/DC are all valuable power sources, but EA is about to tap into a much bigger source: imagination. The company has just announced a new game called Create for release on Wii this November, billed..

News: 3DS Release Date and Price Will be Revealed in September

3DS Release Date and Price Will be Revealed in September

Place your bets now, please

Although we recently got chance to have a second bite at the 3DS apple, there was no further information available about when the machine would be released or how much it would cost. Now we have a clearer idea of when that information will be forthcoming. Nintendo has confirmed to Bloomberg that it will announce these...

News: Nintendo Provides Face Training to European Gamers This September

Nintendo Provides Face Training to European Gamers This September

A rarity that is a DSi-only game

We here at Nintendo Life know the importance of exercise and general body & mind maintenance; especially since we're in the business of interactive entertainment which requires a significant amount of time in front of a screen. Muscles need to be exercised and the ones in the face are no exception. It's been announced that Face Training: Facial exercises to..

News: Let Wii Entertain You with We Sing: Robbie Williams

Let Wii Entertain You with We Sing: Robbie Williams

More singing from Nordic

Shy and retiring British popstar Robbie Williams is popular again now having rejoined Take That, the band he essentially condemned to death with his departure all those years ago. Fans of the publicity-shunning singer will soon be able to see a lot more of him on their TV than is possibly healthy, as Nordic Games is slotting Mr Williams into its popular We Sing series to..

News: EA Tagging DSiWare with Need For Speed: Nitro-X

EA Tagging DSiWare with Need For Speed: Nitro-X

Graffiti and driving: a natural combination

EA unveiled several upcoming games yesterday during the their Studio Showcase press conference, and while most of the announcements were related to HD consoles, PC and iPhone, the company slipped in a little sumthin'-sumthin' for DSiWare. Need for Speed: Nitro-X continues the Nintendo-exclusive spin-off series that started off on Wii and DS last November..

News: Get Cute and Fluffy with Miffy's World on WiiWare

Get Cute and Fluffy with Miffy's World on WiiWare

Such cold black eyes...

Miffy, so the song goes, is a sweet little bunny, and Wii owners will soon get the chance to meet the cute rodent as Miffy's World is on the way to WiiWare. Taking the popular character and her friends, Miffy's World is billed as a simulation game that lets young children and their parents explore the world through quests and puzzles. With suitably cutesy graphics and an..

E3 2010: Namco Bandai Games Announces its Initial 3DS Line-Up

Namco Bandai Games Announces its Initial 3DS Line-Up

Pixel chomping, rubber burning, super saiyan, metal-suited.... er...super robot goodness.

Of the many peaks at this year's E3 event, the unveiling of the 3DS and the wave of game announcements that came with it were certainly up there. Namco Bandai Games is carrying on that momentum by announcing the five games it is currently working on for the new...

E3 2010: Need For Speed in Hot Pursuit of Wii

Need For Speed in Hot Pursuit of Wii

The cops are back, and boy, are they not happy to see you

Criterion games, best known for their white-knuckle crash-fest Burnout series, has been tapped by EA for the next Need For Speed game coming this fall to pretty much everything, Wii included. Hot Pursuit, a kinda-sorta sequel/remake of the 1998 game of the same name (we're not sure exactly, it's a bit unclear), and Criterion's game is set to..

E3 2010: Ubisoft's Michael Jackson Dance Game Moonwalking to a Console Near You

Ubisoft's Michael Jackson Dance Game Moonwalking to a Console Near You

King of Pop returns to video games

Wrapping up his company's E3 2010 press conference, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot revealed yet another dance game — this time they're bringing out the big guns. Known only as Michael Jackson, the game is light on confirmed details so far. We do know that it will feature the "most famous tracks" from the late King of Pop, including Billie Jean and Beat It;..

News: Back to Basics With Family Games - Pen & Paper Edition

Back to Basics With Family Games - Pen & Paper Edition

Icon Games unveils its latest family-friendly title

What's better than playing pen and paper games with actual pen and paper? According to Icon Games, playing them on a living room television. The reasoning? It's fun as well as environmentally friendly, saving on all that wasted paper. Well, except the electricity you'll be using. From the makers of Stunt Cars comes a WiiWare collection of games..

News: Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock to Feature All-New Story Mode

Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock to Feature All-New Story Mode

Activision re-designs the guitar controller (we wouldn't be surprised if it looks like an udder)

To an extent, as long as gamers are satisfied with the track selection on the Guitar Hero brand of games, they are probably more than happy to carry on buying the continuous stream of new instalments that keep the franchise alive. If you don't mind the routine of either releasing 'compilation' packs, or..

News: Embark on a New Adventure With Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light

Embark on a New Adventure With Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light

The DS has an entirely new chapter of the Final Fantasy saga to conquer

With the HD consoles getting the main series in the Final Fantasy franchise and the with the Wii having its own Crystal Chronicles series to tuck into, DS owners might be getting a bit tired of getting old ports and updated versions of past Final Fantasy games. Well, now you can stop cursing at the skies because Square Enix has..

News: Marth Returns as New Fire Emblem for DS Announced

Marth Returns as New Fire Emblem for DS Announced

Looks like a remake of the third title

Tactical battling on the go is a big win for us here at Nintendo Life Towers: many's the hour we've spent on Advance Wars and Fire Emblem, so the opportunity to get more of either is something we welcome with open arms. We already knew about a new Advance Wars, but today the Japanese Fire Emblem site has been updated with a new trailer showing the game's..

News: Nnooo's Next Game Makes You a Spirit Hunter

Nnooo's Next Game Makes You a Spirit Hunter

Don't be afraid of no ghosts

Aussie developer Nnooo has given you the joy of bubble popping and helped you collect your life, and next they hope to help you get a handle on all those meanie spirits floating around. Titled Spirit Hunters Inc. and coming in both Shadow and Light flavors, it's an augmented reality game centered around capturing and battling spirits in your surroundings using the DSi..

News: Sales Charts, Meet Your Future King: Wii Party

Sales Charts, Meet Your Future King: Wii Party

Marquee game coming sometime before March 2011

In a presentation to investors this week, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata filled in the blank for the next marquee "Wii ____" game with the word "Party." As the next entry in the barn-burning series – whose previous games include million-sellers Wii Sports and its follow up Resort, Play, Fit and the less-successful Music – Iwata..

News: Animal Color Cross coming to DSiWare

Animal Color Cross coming to DSiWare

French based developer Little Worlds Studio announces upcoming 'draw-em-up' scheduled for release this 'Spring'

Animal Color Cross offers accessible and addictive entertainment for gamers, nongamers, and sharp-witted puzzle solvers alike! The goal of the game is to reconstruct a mysterious animal image that lies beneath the grid. Players simply need to fill in each square of the grid with one of..

News: Team6 Reaching for the Finish Line With FlatOut Wii

Team6 Reaching for the Finish Line With FlatOut Wii

FlatOut (working title) racing along with four play modes announced

Team6 has brought many racing games to the Wii in the past, such as Monster Trucks: Ultra Mega Extreme!!!, Glacier 2 and the aptly-named Speed. It seems the smell of petrol fumes is too difficult to walk away from, as the game studio has announced that it will be bringing a brand new instalment of the FlatOut series to the Wii. Not..

News: Sid Meier's Pirates! Sets Sail in Autumn

Sid Meier's Pirates! Sets Sail in Autumn

Avast ye mateys!

The ESRB outed this title just a few weeks ago, but 2K Games has just sent over the official announcement and first screenshots for Sid Meier's Pirates!, heading to Wii this Autumn. Promising all the danger and adventure of the classic original as well as – batten down the hatches! – two Wii-exclusive minigames, there's also the addition of new character and ship customisation..

News: Swords Announced, Supports MotionPlus, Content Remains a Mystery

Swords Announced, Supports MotionPlus, Content Remains a Mystery

Early rumours suggest swordfighting contained

You have to hand it to Majesco and its knack for coming up with le mot juste when it comes to naming games. A Boy and His Blob hit the squishy nail on the head, and now comes Swords, a brand-new swordfighting game for Wii. With MotionPlus support included this is in admittedly well-worn territory, with Wii Sports Resort, GhostSlayer and, of course, Red..

News: Yuji Naka's Ivy the Kiwi? to XSEED Expectations

Yuji Naka's Ivy the Kiwi? to XSEED Expectations

The storybook-style aims to enchant Wii and DS gamers this Summer

Following on the Japanese retail and download release a couple of weeks ago, the creators of Let's Tap and Let's Catch are about to bring their latest title to an American audience. Yuji Naka – one of the creators of Sonic the Hedgehog – has unveiled more on the rather different-looking platform game, developed by his o