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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..