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News: Twinbee is Your Next 3D Classic on 3DS

Twinbee is Your Next 3D Classic on 3DS

What do you mean, 'what's Twinbee?'

Top-down shooters are ripe for resurrection in Nintendo's 3D Classics line: recent release 3D Classics Xevious did a decent job, and next it's Konami's turn with a version of classic arcade shooter Twinbee. The revamped game takes flight to Japan on 10th August for 600 Yen, the same price as Xevious. Interestingly...

News: 3D Classics Urban Champion Coming to Brawl on eShop Soon

3D Classics Urban Champion Coming to Brawl on eShop Soon

The NES 'classic' which no one asked for in 3D!

While we wait for some original 3D games to arrive in the eShop, we’re more than happy to enjoy some classic NES remakes. 3D Classics Excitebike was warmly received, especially as it was a free download to coincide with the delayed eShop launch. We’re also looking forward to 3D Classics Xevious in...

News: Cross Shanblue's Palms With Silver for a WiiWare Astrology Game

Cross Shanblue's Palms With Silver for a WiiWare Astrology Game

Discover your Magic Destiny on December 31st

My Starry Night has already educated WiiWare owners about the wonders of astronomy, but Shanblue's upcoming Magic Destiny wants to teach you about the very different celestial practice of astrology. There'll of course be the obligatory minigames, as well as a glossary for those who don't know their tarot from their biorhythms from their Bach flower..

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: New Endless Ocean 2 Videos and Screens Surface

New Endless Ocean 2 Videos and Screens Surface

The sequel to 2007's swim 'em up looking mighty fine.

With all the excitement of New Super Mario Bros. Wii, Super Mario Galaxy 2 and Metroid: Other M, you may well need a bit of a sitdown and some relaxation, which is handy really as Nintendo have just released a batch of new screenshots and a freshly caught video of Endless Ocean 2: Beautiful...

First Impressions: The Conduit Multiplayer Madness

The Conduit Multiplayer Madness

Tom ventures to Sega’s London HQ to play the game that is on the tip of everyone’s tongue.

To say that The Conduit is eagerly anticipated would be a serious understatement – this is potentially the title that could be the next best thing since sliced Goldeneye. Imagine then the excitement I felt at the opportunity to visit Sega’s London offices to not only give the Conduit’s multiplayer..

News: East Meets West In Red Steel 2

East Meets West In Red Steel 2

Details on the newly emerged action title begin to spill...

Although Wii launch title Red Steel received a mixed response from the critics, its sequel is deep in the works and presents more than a little promise. The motion sensitive Wii Remote seems an uncanny representative for both shooting and sword fighting games, and Red Steel 2 promises to deliver both in full force. The original attempted..

News: Final Fantasy IV: The After Years Official Website Goes Live

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years Official Website Goes Live

Square Enix opens the window to one of their latest Wiiware offerings...

If you're a fan of the Super Nintendo classic, Final Fantasy IV, then prepare to bask in a deep bowl of nostalgia soup. Square Enix's Final Fantasy IV: The After Years is soon to arrive on WiiWare services around the globe, and for a sip of this rich classic gaming stew you can visit the newly launched website dedicated to the..

News: The Conduit: More Multiplayer Details Revealed

The Conduit: More Multiplayer Details Revealed

Hopefully this will save a lot of tooth enamel...

IGN blogger gamingmaster42 had many questions about the multiplayer aspects of The Conduit (as do many of our own forumites) and decided to send off a missive to get the straight story from High Voltage regarding ranking/achievements, friend codes and WiiSpeak. Here is the response from Josh Olson, the game's producer: Proximity voice only applies..

News: The End Of The World Starts In Europe

The End Of The World Starts In Europe

The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask graces the Virtual Console

A short while back Japan's Virtual Console forecast list for April revealed that The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask for Nintendo 64 would soon be hitting the service. In a surprise turn of events however, Nintendo is releasing the game first in Europe! Be sure to check your Wii Shop Channel for the next update, and experience one of the..

News: Iwata Goes To Rhythm Heaven

Iwata Goes To Rhythm Heaven

The latest edition of Iwata Asks, featuring an interview with the team behind Rhythm Heaven for DS!

Although Rhythm Heaven is just now making its way outside of Japan, it has actually been in around for quite some time now. Beginning on the GBA under the title Rhythm Tengoku, it quickly garnered the attention of players with its quirky style and easy to use controls. Later came an arcade version,..

News: DSiWare Launch Titles Clarification?

DSiWare Launch Titles Clarification?

IGN is reporting slightly different launch titles than were previously revealed.

In this article, IGN lists WarioWare Snapped! and Art Style: Azurio as DSiWare launch titles. That should come as no surprise, as we've already reported this. However they make no mention of Moving Memo, the utility that allows users to create and share simple animations with friends. In its place they list instead..

News: Exciting Details For Excitebots: Trick Racing

Exciting Details For Excitebots: Trick Racing

The facts are spilled on Nintendo's latest "Excite" racer!

Are you anticipating Excitebots for the Wii? The game seemed to come out of nowhere, and already its fast approaching it's release! Until now details have been fairly sparse, but now the floodgates are open and the details are pouring in. A sequel to Excite Truck, the launch game straight from Nintendo, Excitebots: Trick Racing mixes things..

News: TurboGrafx-16 Releases - September

TurboGrafx-16 Releases - September

It's the last Friday of the month, so Hudson has outlined their VC plans for next month. There appears to be a "game swap" of sorts taking place - The US is getting two games that Europe has had for a few months, while Europe is getting two games the US recently got!

The US can look forward to sampling the delights of two import shooters - Cho Aniki, a wonderfully wacky game and the first..

News: Ys Book I & II Released in US Next Week

Ys Book I & II Released in US Next Week

After Hudson updated their VC site with their planned upcoming TurboGrafx-16 releases for America, and all games except Ys Book I & II had specific dates, people were assuming it would be released last. This has turned out to not be true however, as it's being released before the now remaining two games with dates (Star Parodier and Break In), meaning that it's coming out on Monday!

Ys Book I..

News: Samurai Shodown II Coming To North American VC In August

Samurai Shodown II Coming To North American VC In August

Widely seen as one of the defining fighting games of all time, Samurai Shodown II was today confirmed by SNK Playmore as coming to the North American Virtual Console in August - the 4th, to be exact.

That's right - next Monday you could be crossing swords with the best of them! We’ve already seen the sublime Samurai Shodown on Nintendo’s retro download service but the sequel is even better –..