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News: Teyon Releases Teaser for Heavy Fire: Special Operations

Teyon Releases Teaser for Heavy Fire: Special Operations

A special treat for on-rail shooter fans

We previously reported Teyon's announcement of upcoming light-gun WiiWare shooter set in the Middle East, Heavy Fire: Special Operations. Now Teyon has released a teaser for the game that you can watch below, with more information available if you head over to the official site. The site describes it as follows: Enlist the elite special forces unit in Heavy..

News: Red Steel 3 Teased in Official French Nintendo Magazine

Red Steel 3 Teased in Official French Nintendo Magazine

Updated: Ubisoft makes a statement

There's a curious little teaser in the back of France's official Nintendo magazine (appropriately titled Nintendo Magazine) that was brought to our attention by French website LiveGen. And that is that Ubisoft Montreal is already hard at work on le tiers in the Red Steel series. The Red Steel series has so far been Ubisoft's experimentation playground for Wii,..

News: The Sims 3 Coming to Wii, DS with Exclusive Features

The Sims 3 Coming to Wii, DS with Exclusive Features

Annihilate your fake family from the comfort of your couch

EA's massively popular life-management Sims franchise is no stranger to Nintendo platforms; the Wii and DS have already seen versions of The Sims 2: Castaways and Pets, not to mention multiple entries in the younger-skewing MySims series. This fall, EA will keep that relationship going by unleashing the hugely successful The Sims 3 onto..

News: JV Games Announces Frat Party Games: Pong Toss Pro

JV Games Announces Frat Party Games: Pong Toss Pro

Not just for amateurs anymore

You may remember Frat Party Games: Pong Toss, released on WiiWare over a year ago. We gave the game a pretty unfavourable review, but instead of giving up, its developer has gone back to reassess, tweak and fix what went wrong with its debut release. The new WiiWare game, Frat Party Games: Pong Toss Pro, will be released this Spring. Read the full press release below:..

News: Level-5's New Game Linked to the Future in More Ways Than One?

Level-5's New Game Linked to the Future in More Ways Than One?

It seems appropriate that a game about time-travel should be for hardware that "doesn't exist yet"

There's nothing more mouth-watering than respected game developers dishing out cryptic pieces of information regarding upcoming projects. Level-5 has given us some of the most enchanting games for the DS, notably the Professor Layton series, and it seems they are continuing their captivating methods..

News: Frogger Takes a Trip to DSiWare

Frogger Takes a Trip to DSiWare

Carry something slimy and green in your pocket

Despite his precarious position on the food chain, Konami's Frogger refuses to die, as last year's WiiWare release Frogger Returns proves. It seems his return is returning again, as it's been announced for a conversion to DSiWare later this year. Judging from the few details released so far, it looks like being a pretty faithful port of the big-screen..

News: Hudson Serves Up Deca Sports 3 Announcement

Hudson Serves Up Deca Sports 3 Announcement

Will include MotionPlus support and online play

Hudson recently announced plans to release the next iteration in its Deca Sports series (known as Sports Island in the UK), Deca Sports 3. According to its press release, Hudson is including Wii MotionPlus support for all ten games, which may pique the interest of those unfamiliar with the series. As you may expect, twenty sports after the original's..

News: Noitu Love 2's 'Devolution' Path on the WiiWare Service

Noitu Love 2's 'Devolution' Path on the WiiWare Service

Golgoth Studio shows their love of 2D gaming

When the WiiWare service was launched, the remit was to make it easier for independent developers to bring their creations to the Nintendo platform and thus, making it possible for more people to enjoy their games. In keeping with that philosophy, Golgoth Studio is proud to announce that it is working in collaboration with Konjak to develop and publish..

News: Be the Master of Ceremonies With Def Jam Rapstar

Be the Master of Ceremonies With Def Jam Rapstar

Mic check, one two, one two

We might be getting a taste of what the turntable brings to the whole Hip Hop culture with games like DJ Hero, but evidently, that's not enough. Konami has secured co-distribution rights with Autumn Games for the upcoming "rap game" developed by 4mm Games, Terminal Games, and Def Jam Interactive. So clear your throat and pick up the mic if you have the skills..

News: Google Teams Up with Nintendo to Release Search Engine-Based Game

Google Teams Up with Nintendo to Release Search Engine-Based Game

The world furrows its collective brow

Google is the type of company that makes people feel like their best friends are in charge. They even joke around with their users, playing a creative April Fool's joke on them annually. Lately, though, it seems that Google's gone a little screwy (Buzz, anyone?). And their big April Fool's prank this year was to remove all of the vowels from their GMail..

News: THQ Announces Big Beach Sports 2

THQ Announces Big Beach Sports 2

Includes five new activities

With summer just around the corner, it's about time that we're greeted with a plethora of sports titles. With Wii Sports Resort taking the limelight last summer, THQ hopes to kick things off with their sequel to 2008's Big Beach Sports. Developed by Jet Black Games, Big Beach Sports 2 sees gamers taking part in the annual Coconut Cup Championship which takes place on..

News: Virtual Console Confirmed for DSiWare

Virtual Console Confirmed for DSiWare

This was an April Fool's joke. It is not real.

It's been a long time coming folks: ever since the DSi launched in April last year Nintendo fans worldwide have been clamouring for the ability to download past handheld titles in a similar fashion to the Wii's Virtual Console feature. Time and again Nintendo denied the existence of the service, but we can exclusively reveal Virtual Handheld will be..

News: Wii & DS Become Guardians Of The Great Ga'Hoole Tree

Wii & DS Become Guardians Of The Great Ga'Hoole Tree

Fantasy book series gets video game treatment to coincide with film release

With several anticipated Summer blockbuster films ahead of us, we can expect to see video game spin-offs to start appearing our consoles and handhelds if they haven't already. Krome Studios and Tantalus Media, two companies that have given us video game adaptations of Star Wars and Cars are currently working on another..

News: Ogre Battle 64 Hits Europe This Friday

Ogre Battle 64 Hits Europe This Friday

One last Hanabi surprise.

Nintendo almost had everybody fooled. They only announced four games for release in this month's Hanabi Festival, and then proceeded to release all of them in two weeks, despite Hanabi Festivals usually lasting three or four weeks. But if you take a look at the Wii Shop Channel right now, you can see that they have one more...

News: Tomorrow's World of Goo

Tomorrow's World of Goo

The future is announced

While some developers are churning out WiiWare ad nauseum, the developers of the critically acclaimed World of Goo have yet to treat us to another game since the release way back in 2008, leaving the corporations free to gobble up most of those Nintendo Points. All this is now set to change, with the announcement of a new independent studio formed by the co-founders of..

News: Shin'en Introduce Jett Rocket for WiiWare

Shin'en Introduce Jett Rocket for WiiWare

Shin'en announce their next WiiWare project, taking to the skies with Jett Rocket

Jump and run and fly! Let Jett Rocket explore the beautiful planet of Yoroppa and find out why it has been attacked by the evil 'Power Plant Posse'. Ride the ocean on your Jet Boat, parachute from giant cliffs, speed through arctic regions on your Jet Snowboard or skyrocket with your Jet Pack. Just be Jett Rocket in..

News: Cosmonaut Take The Plunge With "Dive"

Cosmonaut Take The Plunge With "Dive"

Dive: The Medes Islands Secret will be the second WiiWare title from Spanish developer Cosmonaut Games (5 Spots Party)

“It was in the Great Medes Monastery, in 1412, where Martin I “The Human”, leader of an Order of the Temple and long-time resident of the island, was buried. The secrets of the Order were also buried with him, where they would be sealed in the same crypt and kept through the..

News: Gods vs Humans Strikes WiiWare

Gods vs Humans Strikes WiiWare

Out of the heavens and into the Shopping Channel

It can be quite fun to be human, what with all the guilty pleasures it entails. Then again, being an all-powerful God could be a little more satisfying, given the ability to crush lands and slay man without the fear of arrest. Well, all these dark fantasies can soon be fulfilled with Zallag’s upcoming WiiWare download. Gods vs Humans will allow us..

Live Text: European Gamers Summit 2010

European Gamers Summit 2010

We're LIVE from London for Nintendo's European Gamers Summit 2010

From 10am onwards we'll be live-blogging from Nintendo European Gamers Summit 2010 at the O2 Arena, London. What will Nintendo have in store for us? Mario Galaxy 2? Sin & Punishment 2? Or perhaps a shock announcement, like Pilotwings Wii or Pikmin 3? There's no need to refresh...

News: DodoGo! Rolls Into View

DodoGo! Rolls Into View

Currently incubating

Alien After All and Neko Entertainment have today announced their first DSiWare download: DodoGo! The title is highly stylised action puzzle game in which the stylus is used as a tool to return the Dodo eggs back to their nest and away from the jaws of hungry predators. The eggs themselves are uncontrollable leaving players to manipulate the environment as a mechanism to get..