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News: Strike Force Foxx Is What You Get When You Mix Choplifter With The A-Team

Strike Force Foxx Is What You Get When You Mix Choplifter With The A-Team

Big John Games is putting the finishing touches to its next 3DS eShop game

Big John Games has revealed some details about its next 3DS eShop venture, entitled Strike Force Foxx. Described by company president Ken Patterson as an "over the top" action title which "harkens back to '80s action style television shows" like Airwolf and The A-Team,...

Review: Working Dawgs: Rivet Retriever (DSiWare)

Working Dawgs: Rivet Retriever (DSiWare)

A dog's breakfast

Working Dawgs: Rivet Retriever is a platformer doomed to be forgotten. An uninspired follow-up to puzzle game Working Dawgs: A-maze-ing Pipes, every facet of this downloadable title succumbs to the dark side of video games, thoroughly beating down what simple enjoyment might be found in a side-scroller this basic. If the underlying...

News: WiiWare Reels In Big Bass Arcade Next Week

WiiWare Reels In Big Bass Arcade Next Week

It's a live one

Fresh from its DSiWare appearance earlier this year, Big John Games' Big Bass Arcade is on the way to WiiWare in North America next week. The trailer below, we're told, is "all in-game graphics" and below that you'll find screenshots from the game too. Will you have a crack at landing this one next week? Big Bass Arcade is loaded with fishing action! Catch a boatload of..

News: Big John Games to Just JAM on NA WiiWare Next Month

Big John Games to Just JAM on NA WiiWare Next Month

Jam out to these screen shots and trailer

On 7th July, Big John Games is set to release a new WiiWare music program called Just JAM in North America for 800 Points. The press release, trailer and screen shots below show off the title's live, in-performance take on aural interactivity, with experience points, downloadable content and "millions of musical combinations." When it hits the..

News: DSiWare Reels In Big Bass Arcade Later This Month

DSiWare Reels In Big Bass Arcade Later This Month

The DSi Shop must sell good bait, and our Facebook page is featuring a not-so-fishy competition...

You saw what you can catch in the Big Bass Arcade trailer, now you can find out when you can cast your line out. Big Bass Arcade from Big John Games is the latest in the growing line of fishing games from the Minnesota-based development studio. The game will feature 7 different lakes to display your..

News: We Just Hooked a Big Bass Arcade Trailer

We Just Hooked a Big Bass Arcade Trailer

You should see the one that got away

Big John Games has just dropped us a line (sorry) to let us know its frantic fishing game Big Bass Arcade has passed Nintendo lotcheck and is swimming its way upstream to the DSiWare shop. The creators of Thorium Wars have changed theme slightly to create a pick-up-and-play fishing title, with a range of locales, lures and lots of bass, of course. To whet your..

News: Take the Slots On the Go with Fantasy Slots DSiWare

Take the Slots On the Go with Fantasy Slots DSiWare

All bets are on

We've already had Fantasy Slots: Adventure Slots and Games on WiiWare, and now Big John Games is making the title portable with a DSiWare release on December 27th. With two slot machines, five bonus games and unlockable achievements this might not be a bad bet for 500 Points, but it failed to impress on the big screen as you can read in our Fantasy Slots: Adventure Slots and Games..

News: Thorium Wars Blasts European DSiWare After Twelve Month Wait

Thorium Wars Blasts European DSiWare After Twelve Month Wait

Better late than never

Thorium Wars, believe it or not, was released in North America in October 2009, and until now hadn't troubled European gamers' radars. Now the space adventure is set to land on European DSi consoles on Friday, October 8th, for a cheaper-than-in-North-America 800 Nintendo Points. You can read our Thorium Wars review to find out more about this extremely polished and enjoyable..

News: Mouse House Coming to WiiWare

Mouse House Coming to WiiWare

Grab the cheese - win the prize!

Big John Games have just announced that their new WiiWare puzzler Mouse House will be coming to the North American WiiWare service on February 22nd for 600 Wii Points. You can check out a snippet from the press release that gives a bit more information about the game below and we'll have a full review of the game shortly after it hits the WiiWare service. He’s..

Interviews: Big John Games - Thorium Wars

 Big John Games - Thorium Wars

Big John Games talk Thorium Wars.

Earlier this month we saw the release of Thorium Wars on DSiWare. The game was a pleasant (and unexpected) surprise, and we recommend it highly. Needless to say, we were excited by the opportunity to have a few questions answered by the developers. Read on for insight into the retail version that never was, the unfortunate catch-22 of touch-screen control, and..