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News: The Year of Wii

The Year of Wii

We take a look back at Wii on its official first birthday...

Well, would you believe it? The Wii has been out for a year already. And what a turn-around it's been for Nintendo! In celebration of Nintendo's remarkable achievement; we present you with NintendoLife's 'Year of Wii' The Build UpA couple of years ago Nintendo were almost written off as one of the console giants: Many people were..

News: House Of The Dead 2&3 Return + Screenshots

House Of The Dead 2&3 Return + Screenshots

Wii becomes the console of choice for -zombies- light gun games, House of the Dead becomes the latest title announced by the arcade masters.

"In THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD 2&3 RETURN, players will be able to play both versions of the game, battling the relentless attack of bloodthirsty zombies with steady aim and a quick trigger finger. Utilising the innovative new Wii Zapper™ or the Wii Remote..

News: A Year Of Wii

A Year Of Wii

Well, would you believe it? The Wii has been out for a year already. And what a turn-around it's been for Nintendo!

So here at NintendoLife we thought it would be good to discuss the highs, and lows, of this past year of Wii. So without further ado, I present you NintendoLife's 'Year of Wii'- a collaboration of opinions from our reviewers and writers: Spanning from the Wii's US birthday to the PAL..

News: Nintendo Criticise Developers

Nintendo Criticise Developers

Nintendo of America executive has hit out at all companies producing quick cash-in products for the console, insisting poor quality titles look bad on the format.

"Certainly there's a strong line-up of third party titles, and we're trying to encourage them to make them," Harrison stated. "But, we're also trying to encourage third parties to take the time and effort to make something unique, not..

News: (No Longer A) Rumour: House Of The Dead Wii?

(No Longer A) Rumour: House Of The Dead Wii?

Well according to Spong (we know, we know!) SEGA's classic arcade shooter "House Of The Dead" will be heading to the Wii.

According to Spong "House Of The Dead 2 & 3 Return" will be a Wii Zapper compatible game containing both House Of The Dead 2 and 3. Sources suggest the US can expect this game spring next year should the claims turn out to be true. The information of the game has leaked from..

News: Smash Bros Brawl Packshot

Smash Bros Brawl Packshot

Nintendo have now revealed the very busy US packshot for upcoming fan-fest Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

This action-packed fighting game features a ridiculous number of characters that have appeared on Nintendo platforms, from Mario™ to Link to Pikachu® ... to Solid Snake! As they square off in famous locales drawn from the rich history of Nintendo, literally anything can happen - and usually does..

News: LEGO Batman

LEGO Batman

Coming early next year, LEGO Batman: The Videogame, from the same team that brought you LEGO Star Wars.

"In LEGO BATMAN: THE VIDEOGAME, TT Games brings the world of DC Comics’ Caped Crusader to life in an entirely new way. Players can explore a richly interactive LEGO Gotham City as Batman and Robin, capturing infamous villains – and even take control of the villains themselves." Check out the..

News: New Blood Ready For Launch

New Blood Ready For Launch

Wii's very own Holby City will see a sequel released next week in the form of Trauma Center: New Blood.

"At a remote hospital in Alaska, Dr. Markus Vaughn quietly toils, a surgeon who has forsaken the politics and power struggles of his former ward. He is content to use the power he has discovered within himself, the Healing Touch, to positively affect the lives of those in need. His partner is..

News: Mario Galaxy Receives Universal Acclaim

Mario Galaxy Receives Universal Acclaim

Pretty much everyone hails Super Mario Galaxy as the game receives more and more perfect reviews, easily Wii's most critically awarded title thus far.

Launched on Monday in the US and tomorrow in Europe, Super Mario Galaxy has earnt a average score of 98% on critic collection site, MetaCritic. The site has 28 recorded reviews from various big name sources, with the game's lowest rating of 9/10..

News: Out Today - Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles

Out Today - Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles

The first zombie-fest Wii Zapper action is released today in the US, later this month in Europe.

Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles is a brand new game in the Resident Evil franchise, with familiar locales from the entire series, created specifically for the unique characteristics of the Wii console. This action/shooter hybrid reveals the back story behind the fall of the Umbrella Corporation..

News: Out Today - Super Mario Galaxy

Out Today - Super Mario Galaxy

Today see's the launch of Mario's first solo outing on the Wii, believe the hype, go and buy this game.

"Become Mario™ as he traverses gravity-bending galaxies, traveling in and out of gravitational fields by blasting from planet to planet. Players experience dizzying perspective shifts as they run upside down through wild alien worlds that need to be seen to be believed. Whether you're surfing..

News: Wii'll Be Zapping By Christmas

Wii'll Be Zapping By Christmas

Nintendo set to release Wii Zapper in Europe and the UK on December 7th and should cost around £20 or 30 EUROs.

"Nintendo’s Wii Zapper will be available across Europe in time for Christmas, the company said today. The white, double-handed, machine gun peripheral will ship on 7 December, bundled with the Link’s Crossbow Training game. Additional titles are promised, including Resident Evil:..

News: The Hardcasual Gamer

The Hardcasual Gamer

Interesting article posted on the "Level Up" section of the Newsweek website, entertaining the idea of the "hardcasual" gamer.

In my opinion game developers are neglecting the audience upon which this industry was built. Gamers like myself, who are now grown up with careers, families and other responsibilities simply no longer have the time to battle their way through 40 hours of game play to save..

News: Rising Star Brings No More Heroes To Europe

Rising Star Brings No More Heroes To Europe

Publisher Rising Star Games will be releasing the European version of No More Heroes for Wii around February next year.

No More Heroes tells the story of Travis Touchdown, an animé fan who lives in the fictional town of Santa Destroy, California. After an unexpected turn of events, Travis finds himself being approached by the head hunter of an assassins’ organisation. Travis is challenged to..

News: Maro Galaxy's Secret Unlockable

Maro Galaxy's Secret Unlockable

Spoilers inside this one.. you might want to look away now. Tanooki have revealed what rewards lie beyond the 120th star in Super Mario Galaxy.

Cast your mind back to Mario 64, gaining 120 stars was indeed a very self satisfying moment, but all you got from it was a bunch of lives from Yoshi, big wow. Super Mario Galaxy has done something better than that though, thank god, collecting all those..

News: Manhunt 2 Slammed By Press

Manhunt 2 Slammed By Press

The game that's causing the most "controversy" is a super violent Wii game, who'd of thought!

Even though some people may consider Manhunt 2 to be only a game, it unfortunately perpetuates and reinforces cruel, inaccurate perceptions that people who live with mental illness are violent," blasted Mike Fitzpatrick, executive director of NAMI. Fair point, but lets face it.. there are plenty of films..

News: Mario In Space Training

Mario In Space Training

Nintendo's rather Super large Mario took to the skies this week with the one and only Buzz Aldrin for a lesson in zero-g.

Mario, Nintendo's iconic video game character, and Dr. Buzz Aldrin float in zero-gravity atmosphere to train for Mario's upcoming game set in space, Super Mario Galaxy for Wii on November 03, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The game is available in stores Monday, Nov. 12. Haha,..

News: Battalion Wars Released

Battalion Wars Released

Today see's the release of Nintendo's latest offering, Battalion Wars 2, the war battler, for the Wii.

This week's launch of Nintendo's new Battalion Wars™ 2 game for the Wii™ system lets players take complete command of soldiers and vehicles to help turn the tide of war and defeat the foes. In this sequel to the well-received original, players can connect with friends and opponents from all..

News: Mario Galaxy Hit By Pirates

Mario Galaxy Hit By Pirates

Reports surface that Super Mario Galaxy has already been pirated, two weeks before its scheduled release of November 12th.

Rumours and hearsay surfaced over the weekend which eventually led to the discovery that the game had indeed been leaked onto the internet. This comes just over a week after Nintendo raided a huge warehouse in Hong Kong, seizing over 10,000 copy units for DS and Wii. Pirates..

News: Build Your Own Brawl Stage

Build Your Own Brawl Stage

Smash Bros DOJO has revealed that Smash Bros Brawl will indeed have a stage builder feature, allowing you to save them to SD cards.

You can create your own stages this time?! No way. REALLY?! With a feature like that, won’t I be able to play this game forever?! Those who enjoy a little effort may be able to enjoy this stage builder for the rest of their lives. You start by choosing the size of..