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News: Rabbids Prepare to Invade 3DS with Travel in Time

Rabbids Prepare to Invade 3DS with Travel in Time

Bwwaaaagh, of course

If you wondered why Ubisoft's latest outing for its chaotic creatures, Raving Rabbids Travel in Time, only made its way to Wii this might go some way to explaining: the white terrors are heading to 3DS instead. Famitsu has the game pegged for a Japanese release on March 24th, but unlike its Wii counterpart it looks set to be a 2D platform adventure, with the lapine layabouts..

News: See Yourself in Ridge Racer on the 3DS

See Yourself in Ridge Racer on the 3DS

Reiko Nagase won't be the only pretty face in-game

Last October, we brought you the list of launch window titles for the Japanese release of the 3DS sytem, and although not every title will have a guaranteed spot next to the handheld when it launches on 26th February, racing fans will be greeted at some point with Namco Bandai Games' Ridge Racer, of...

News: Night of the Sacrifice Will Get Hearts Pumping and Feet Walking

Night of the Sacrifice Will Get Hearts Pumping and Feet Walking

A horror game with a twist

Earlier this month it was announced that Marvelous would be bringing a horror game to the Wii that utilises the Wii Balance Board. With the peripheral predominantly used for health and fitness games, the idea of using the board for something as unrelated as the horror genre was both interesting and puzzling. Well, Famitsu has now shed some light on how the board will be..

News: The Sims 3 Will Make Use of the 3DS StreetPass Mode

The Sims 3 Will Make Use of the 3DS StreetPass Mode

For getting rid of... we mean, exchanging Sims with other players

Not satisfied with just bringing The Sims 3 to the Wii and DS, EA will also be allowing gamers the option of raising their family in 3D too when it launches in Japan for the 3DS in Spring 2011. Famitsu has published some game details on the latest instalment of the life-simulation strategy game and it looks set to utilise the 3DS..

News: Konami Wants You to Meet Doctor Lautrec on 3DS

Konami Wants You to Meet Doctor Lautrec on 3DS

Professor Layton's French cousin, perhaps

Just because 3DS is seeing an outing from the top hat professor in the form of Professor Layton and the Mask of Miracle doesn't mean that Konami won't try to steal a little of the astute one's thunder. This week's Famitsu magazine contains a reveal of Doctor Lautrec and the Forgotten Knights, an archaeology-themed game starring a Doctor wearing a top hat..

News: Resident Evil: Revelations Returns to Series' Exploration Roots

Resident Evil: Revelations Returns to Series' Exploration Roots

Oh, can you smell the fear?

The E3 announcement trailer of Resident Evil: Revelations had gamers scratching their heads over the identity of the mysterious man held captive by protagonists Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield, among other unanswered questions. It's a good thing that Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu has had a chat with some of the production staff then, because now we finally have some..

News: New Ace Attorney Investigations Title Outed by Famitsu

New Ace Attorney Investigations Title Outed by Famitsu

Miles Edgeworth returns!

The Ace Attorney series has a proud and well-regarded heritage on DS – less so on WiiWare – with this year's Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth another excellent entry in the series. Now Japanese über-mag Famitsu has outed a second instalment in the Investigations series and Edgeworth looks set to feature again. Although the initial scan is blurrier than a..

News: New Super Mario Bros. Wii Gets Perfect Score in Famitsu

New Super Mario Bros. Wii Gets Perfect Score in Famitsu

Japanese magazine gives Mario's latest top marks

Print media might be suffering at the moment but that hasn't stopped Japanese magazine Famitsu's influence in the industry. The veteran publication is still seen as something of an authority - both in its native homeland and the West - so the news that it has awarded New Super Mario Bros. Wii a...

News: Phoenix Wright Series Coming To WiiWare

Phoenix Wright Series Coming To WiiWare

Courtroom drama will adopt an episodic format

The latest issue of Japanese magazine Famitsu has confirmed that Capcom's cult legal video gaming series Phoenix Wright is coming to Nintendo's WiiWare service, with the first instalment hitting the Japanese Wii Store next month. The series, which is known in Japan as "Gyakuten Saiban", has previously been released on the Game Boy Advance and..

News: Sin and Punishment 2 Comes into Focus

Sin and Punishment 2 Comes into Focus

Famitsu reveals new details, with more to come!

Thanks to Nintendo's lovely Virtual Console service, thousands of lucky Western Wii owners have experienced the wonders of Treasure's seminal shooter Sin and Punishment, its first appearance in the West after years out in the Japanese N64 wilderness. Then, as the delicious icing on the cake, a sequel...

News: First Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth Screens Appear

First Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth Screens Appear

Latest issue of Famitsu provides a closer look at the highly-anticipated dose of retro goodness.

Japanese gaming publication Famitsu has provided the world with a first look at Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth. The screens show the typical Gothic look we've come to love and expect from Konami's vintage series. The game appears to follow the...

News: Okami to Hit DS in 2010!

Okami to Hit DS in 2010!

Famitsu print the first screenshots

Everybody loves a paintbrush-wielding white wolf game, but if there's on criticism we could level at the genre it's that there just aren't enough titles like the stellar Okami, released on Wii to great critical acclaim last year. Well, the genre is about to bulge again next year, with the announcement of Okamiden,...

News: Tingle Gets a New DS Adventure, and a Surprise DSiWare Game

Tingle Gets a New DS Adventure, and a Surprise DSiWare Game

The Zelda series's unsung hero gets not one, but two new games!

The last two editions of weekly Japanese magazine Famitsu had mysterious teasers hinting at a sequel to 2006/2007's Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland for the DS. This week's edition has finally spilled the beans! Today just so happens to be the day of Japan's weekly Wii and DSi update - And from out of nowhere, Nintendo has..

News: Tingle to Star in Another Game?

Tingle to Star in Another Game?

Everybody's favourite green spandex-wearing fairy wannabe might get another game.

The latest issue of Famitsu has a page-sized teaser for what appears to be a new Tingle game for the DS. Logic assumes that this will be a sequel to his 2007 RPG, Freshly-Picked Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland, which was only released in Japan and Europe. As it's just a teaser advertisement that's really all there is to say..

News: New Wii Resident Evil Game Confirmed

New Wii Resident Evil Game Confirmed

Capcom lifts the lid on Umbrella Chornicles sequel

With Capcom hinting pretty heavily that another Resident Evil (Biohazard in Japan) game would be coming out for Nintendo’s premier system it should come as no surprise to discover that the latest issue of Japanese magazine Famitsu contains news on the subject. This new instalment in the popular franchise will take the form of another..

News: Pole's Big Adventure Coming To Japanese WiiWare

Pole's Big Adventure Coming To Japanese WiiWare

What do you get when you cross the original Super Mario Bros. game with some extremely over-the-top risque humor? You basically get Sega's upcoming Japanese WiiWare title Pole's Big Adventure. Yes, you read that correctly. The character's name is Pole. And if you're dirty mind immediately thought of a certain male appendage, you're on the right track.

Pole's Big Adventure looks to be a very..

News: Bubble Bobble Wii - Now With 4 Player Support

Bubble Bobble Wii - Now With 4 Player Support

The latest edition of Famitsu has more goodness - The first screens of Taito's Bubble Bobble remake, Bubble Bobble Wii!

The screens are very small, but we can at least tell a few things by looking at them closely - It has the same minimalistic graphical style as the original game (Available on VC), features new levels, and has 4-player support! The...

News: More Square Enix Goodness on WiiWare - Crystal Defenders

More Square Enix Goodness on WiiWare - Crystal Defenders

If you've got one of the popular iPhones and have checked out the library of downloadable games for it, you might have noticed that last month, they released a game for it called Crystal Defenders. In this shameless Tower Defense copy, you put down various character classics from Final Fantasy Tactics A2 (DS) and hope that they manage to kill all enemies before they can get to the end of the path.

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News: More Mega Man 9 WiiWare News In The Latest Famitsu

More Mega Man 9 WiiWare News In The Latest Famitsu

Some people were still a bit unsure about Mega Man 9's existence, despite having seen the Nintendo Power having screenshots. If you were one of those people who still had doubt, you can drop it all now - The latest issue of Japanese magazine Famitsu features a section about Mega Man 9 as well.

The game's Japanese title appears to be Rockman 9: Revival of the Wild Ambition (Every Mega Man game has a..

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