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News: Intellivision to Be Reborn on DS

Intellivision to Be Reborn on DS

It's still alive!

Earlier this year we quite favourably reviewed the GameCube release Intellivision Lives!, a collection of over sixty games from the presumed dead retro system. Among its catalogue were not only nostalgia-inducing favorites but demos and prototypes as well, including everything from Bomb Squad to Baseball and Thunder Castle to Crosswords and much more. The ESRB recently outed the..

News: PC Indie Games Compilation Coming to DSiWare in Earnest

PC Indie Games Compilation Coming to DSiWare in Earnest

Passage, Gravitation and Between bundle up

Another day, another game outed by its ESRB rating. Today brings the news that Sabarasa (most recently behind Save the Turtles) will be publishing the DSiWare compilation Alt-Play: Jason Rohrer Anthology, which will include Rohrer's indie games Passage, Gravitation and Between (pictured). The term "game" might be something of a misnomer, as these..

News: BlazBlue Blows Overseas to Western Shores, Swaps Some Letters on the Way

BlazBlue Blows Overseas to Western Shores, Swaps Some Letters on the Way

Quirky brawler now known as BlayzBloo: Super Melee Brawlers Battle Royale

We reported in December that the hardcore BlazBlue series was soon to make its debut on Nintendo's DSiWare service in the form of a cute, big-headed battle game with full free roaming for 500 Nintendo Points. Known as BlazBlue Battle X Battle in Japan, the ESRB has outed its Western release, known now as BlayzBloo: Super..

News: Sid Meier's Pirates! Pillaging Its Way Onto Wii

Sid Meier's Pirates! Pillaging Its Way Onto Wii

No buckle shall go unswashed

The ESRB recently outed the highly regarded Sid Meier's Pirates! as an upcoming Wii (or, possibly, WiiWare) title. Originally developed for Commodore 64, MicroProse released the PC version in 1987 and, in 2004, Atari published the Firaxis-developed remake. 2K Games then took the reins, porting the title to the Xbox and the PSP in 2007, with Metacritic scoring the..

News: Sega Bringing Gunblade NY and LA Machineguns to Wii

Sega Bringing Gunblade NY and LA Machineguns to Wii

Gunfire and explosions to occur constantly

Tired of endlessly playing House of the Dead 2 & 3 Return and Ghost Squad over and over again, wishing that the same company would bring more arcade light gun shooters to the Wii because these are the only games that you can enjoy? Your wait is over. The ESRB recently rated Gunblade NY & LA Machineguns Arcade Hits Pack "Teen", thus..

News: Assassin's Creed 2 Rated for DS

Assassin's Creed 2 Rated for DS

ESRB let slip a sequel to Altair's Chronicles

Although 2008's Assassin's Creed: Altair's Chronicles for DS may not have been one of the machine's most memorable titles, that hasn't deterred Ubisoft from putting together a sequel for the little handheld. The ESRB have just posted a rating for Assassin's Creed II: Discovery, and although the listing is predictably low on information it does give a..

News: New DS Castlevania Is Given A Name

New DS Castlevania Is Given A Name

More vampire-hunting tomfoolery on your portable

The Entertainment Software Rating Board of America (better known by the shorter title of ESRB) has revealed the name of Konami’s next DS Castlevania adventure: The Order of Ecclesia. Series producer IGA hinted some time ago that another DS installment was in the offing, but this is the first news we’ve heard since that announcement. There’s no..

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