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Review: Bit Boy!! ARCADE (3DS eShop)

Bit Boy!! ARCADE (3DS eShop)

Kubi, you blockhead...

It's been almost five years since Bit Boy!! graced the WiiWare service, providing a generation-spanning adventure through the history of video games. Unfortunately the execution of that game was middling at best, leaving a great concept — the guiding of a single hero on a nostalgia-tinged journey through the past — sorely...

News: Bit Boy!! ARCADE for eShop is Halfway Done

Bit Boy!! ARCADE for eShop is Halfway Done

Bplus returns

After Bit Boy!! on WiiWare, download developer Bplus is bringing the series to 3DS with Bit Boy!! ARCADE on the way to the eShop in 2012. This portable version has several additions over its WiiWare brother, with new stages, weapons and blocks, plus the ability to buy continues with Play Coins. Bit Boy!! ARCADE is 50% complete...

News: Bplus Wants your Input in Developing Three 3DS eShop Games

Bplus Wants your Input in Developing Three 3DS eShop Games

Vektor Tank+ creators open their forums to comments and criticism

Bplus, the developer of such titles as Bit Boy!! and the upcoming Vektor Tank 3D+ wants your help in creating three in situ 3DS eShop titles. Following in Capcom's fan-centred footsteps, they've recently posted the following on their forums: These three game concepts are chosen to be...

News: Bplus Blowing Up 3DS with Vector Tank 3D+

Bplus Blowing Up 3DS with Vector Tank 3D+

Prepare for more 3D explosions than ever

Capcom, Konami, Nintendo and other big-name studios are all hard at work bringing some of their big name titles to the 3DS, but that's not to say the smaller developers are going to be left behind. Bplus, of Niki - Rock 'n' Ball and Bit Boy!! fame has just announced it will be bringing Vektor Tank 3D+ to 3DS in Q2 2011. The first scree

Interviews: Bplus - Bit Man!!

Bplus - Bit Man!!

We chat about Bplus' Japanese debut: the evolution from Bit Boy!! to Bit Man!!

Bplus games seem to be the Marmite of WiiWare, invoking strong feelings of love or disdain from gamers in our forums, but whichever side of the fence you're on, you have to be impressed that they've been selected as one of the first participants in Marvelous Entertainment's World Game Parade. Once we heard the news we..

News: Marvelous Entertainment Announces World Game Parade

Marvelous Entertainment Announces World Game Parade

Western indie games heading for the Land of the Rising Sun

Marvelous Entertainment is launching a new "World Game Parade" label for WiiWare in Japan, bringing over indie games from Western developers which might not otherwise have seen the inside of the Japanese Wii Shop. The release dates haven't been announced yet, but the first four games have been named and listed on a promotional..

News: Bit Boy!! and Tales of Monkey Island Coming to North American on Monday

Bit Boy!! and Tales of Monkey Island Coming to North American on Monday

Two WiiWare releases already confirmed for a Monday release.

Bernd Geiblinger has confirmed via the Bplus Forums that their newest WiiWare release Bit Boy!! is coming to the North American WiiWare service on Monday, July 13th. Also confirmed for release by IGN this Monday is Telltales's Tales of Monkey Island EP 1: Launch of the Screaming Narwhal WiiWare title. You can check out our Bit Boy!!..

News: Bit Boy!! Coming to Europe July 3rd

Bit Boy!! Coming to Europe July 3rd

Bplus' newest WiiWare title hits the European WiiWare service on Friday.

Austrian developer Bplus has just announced that their newest WiiWare title Bit Boy!! will be released in Europe on July 3rd. The title will retail for 600 Nintendo Points. The US version of the game is currently still in check at Nintendo, but Bplus assures us that a North...

Interviews: Bit Boy!! - Bplus

Bit Boy!! - Bplus

Bplus talk about their upcoming WiiWare retrorama!

We've recently seen quite a bit of new information being released regarding Bplus' upcoming WiiWare release Bit Boy!!, but there were still a lot of unanswered questions floating around that needed some answers. We recently caught up with Bernd Geiblinger, Art Director at Bplus, and he was kind enough to sit down and answer some of our burning..

News: Official Bit Boy!! Game Play Trailer

Official Bit Boy!! Game Play Trailer

Bplus shows us their upcoming WiiWare title in action!

The guys at Bplus were kind enough to send us over their first official game play trailer for their upcoming WiiWare title Bit Boy!!. As you can see, the game will take the little hero Kubi through the various generations of video gaming. He, along with his surroundings, will change according to which particular generation of gaming he's..

News: Bplus Announces Bit Boy!!

Bplus Announces Bit Boy!!

Are you ready to get Bit?

Bplus has just sent out an official press release announcing their brand new WiiWare title Bit Boy!!. You'll get to take control of Kubi as he traverses through the various generations of video games in an attempt to rescue his fellow pixel pals. Below is the official press release which gives some more information and insight into this new WiiWare release. You can also..

News: Bplus Bringing Vektor Tank to Wii

Bplus Bringing Vektor Tank to Wii

Bplus turns their attention to Wii retail with their upcoming title Vektor Tank.

Having gotten their feet wet on Nintendo's WiiWare service with the releases of their Plättchen and Niki Rock 'n Ball titles, developer Bplus have now turned their focus towards Wii retail titles with the announcement of their forthcoming Wii game Vektor Tank. Bplus has stated that the game was originally inspired by..

News: USA WiiWare Update: Niki - Rock 'n' Ball

USA WiiWare Update: Niki - Rock 'n' Ball

The only game today on WiiWare for North America is Niki - Rock ‘n’ Ball by Austrian developers, Bplus. It is a new interpretation of the unforgettable Arcade classics such as Bubble Bobble or Snow Bros, where the only goal is to vanquish all opponents to reach the next stage. Of course there are a few twists to bring the gameplay up to date.

Those of you with good memories will recall that..

News: Bplus Releases Part Two of Exclusive Soundtrack

Bplus Releases Part Two of Exclusive Soundtrack

If you're one of those gamers who enjoyed the first part of the exclusive soundtrack Bplus recently released, you're in for a treat as they've just released the second part of the soundtrack on their web site forums for your listening enjoyment. And once again, it's completely free of charge!

Below is the official press release which gives the details of the soundtrack release along with the..

News: Niki - Rock 'n Ball Released in the US Next Week

Niki - Rock 'n Ball Released in the US Next Week

Yet another WiiWare game's US release date has been confirmed in advance - You can expect Niki - Rock 'n Ball in the Wii Shop next Monday, the 26th.

After the disappointment of Plättchen: Twist 'n' Paint, we must admit we didn't have high hopes for this game, but when it was released in Europe we actually found it quite good, and, at just 500 Wii Points, how can you resist? While Plättchen was a..

News: Bplus Releases Exclusive Soundtrack

Bplus Releases Exclusive Soundtrack

Well if you're one of those gamers who enjoys a good video game soundtrack, Bplus has got just what you're looking for. Bplus has just released part 1 of their soundtrack series on their web site forums for all to download. And the best part is that it's completely free of charge!

Below is the official press release which gives the details of the soundtrack release along with the location of the..

News: EU WiiWare Update: World Of Goo And Lots More!

EU WiiWare Update: World Of Goo And Lots More!

With only one week to go until Christmas, it seems that Nintendo are full of festive cheer and have prepared the mother of all WiiWare updates to ensure your holiday season kicks off with a bang.

First up with have the sublime World of Goo, what more can be said about this great game which hasn’t already been said? If you been living in a cave or...

News: Niki - Rock 'n' Ball Coming To European WiiWare This Friday

Niki - Rock 'n' Ball Coming To European WiiWare This Friday

Bplus has just announced that their newest WiiWare title Niki - Rock 'n' Ball is set to hit the European WiiWare service this Friday, December 19th for a mere 500 Wii Points. After seeing video of the game in action, we're looking forward to taking the game for a spin once it's released. Below is the official press release for the game and the official Niki - Rock 'n' Ball site has also just launched that you can check out for even more details on the game.

Bplus, independent software develope...

News: Bplus Gets The Ball Rolling With Niki – Rock 'n' Ball

Bplus Gets The Ball Rolling With Niki – Rock 'n' Ball

Bplus might not have had the most auspicious start to WiiWare publishing, but you have to give this tiny independent developer credit for sticking at it. Today the studio has announced its second WiiWare title, called Niki – Rock 'n' Ball.

Here's the glorious details, straight from the horse's mouth, so to speak: Niki – Rock 'n' Ball is a new interpretation of the unforgettable Arcade..