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  • News 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

    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..

June2009

  • News 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...

May2009

  • First Impressions 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..

April2009

  • News 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

    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

    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 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...

March2009

  • News 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?

    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

    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..

August2008

  • News 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

    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..

July2008

  • News 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 –..