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News: EA Introduce Family Play

EA Introduce Family Play

Electronic Arts have announced a new "Family Play" system for their '08 Sports titles, featuring advanced or family modes.

"In the main game of Madden NFL 08, NBA LIVE 08 and FIFA 08, players have the choice to play the style that best suits their skills. When entering a contest, players now have the option to choose Advanced or Family Play. Once in the game, Advanced users take complete control..

News: Jenga Falls Onto Wii & DS

Jenga Falls Onto Wii & DS

Atari have today announced that the classic "JENGA!" game is being digitally transferred onto the Wii and DS set for release later this year.

"Atari today announced that it will publish Jenga, based on the world famous wooden block tower building game. Designed to make the most of the innovative control systems on Wii and DS, the game will offer unpredictable, quick-paced, tactical play that..

News: Nintendo Announce WiiWare

Nintendo Announce WiiWare

New online service for downloading independently created original content for Wii!

"The search for the next ingeniously ground-breaking video game has begun. At a private developers conference this week, Nintendo announced the introduction of WiiWare™, a game-creation service that will allow developers large and small to create new downloadable video game content for sale by Nintendo through the..

News: Zelda Joins The Brawl

Zelda Joins The Brawl

Nintendo reveal Princess Zelda as the latest character to enter Super Smash Bros. Brawl heading to Wii this year.

"Just like Link, Zelda’s design has also changed. She has a slightly more subdued color scheme. Her movement capabilities are not that good, but her magic adds power to her physical attacks. There’s a reason why her hands and feet glow, after all." So then, I didn't see that one..

News: Corruption Primed For Launch

Corruption Primed For Launch

Delayed but not forgotten, journalists find out about the fruits of labour in Retro Studios Metroid Prime 3.

"As one of the few that got to play Metroid Prime 3: Corruption at Nintendo’s Media Summit several weeks ago, those from the magazine got to experience first-hand the benefits of the game’s delays. There are MINOR SPOILERS below, so you may or may not want to read them. If you choose..

News: Looking For DS Icons?

Looking For DS Icons?

Ever found it painfully hard to create a killer icon on Mario Kart DS? Your pain is over, DSicons.com has all the answers for you.

"Lately we've found ourselves pimping out our Karts on Mario Kart DS, and we thought to ourselves, "Selves, why don't we build a website where we can share our killer DS icons with the rest of the world? We could get famous in Japan!" And ourselves said, "You know,..

News: The E3 2007 Rumour Mill

The E3 2007 Rumour Mill

The new slim-line E3 should still provide us with a wealth of new information, but what exactly should we expect?

Thankfully the guys over at Gaming Target have compiled an interest list of predictions regarding E3, here's the ones that caught our eye. "It should be noted that these are all educated guesses based entirely on available information as of today. I have no inside knowledge concerning..

News: Manhunt 2 Saga Continues

Manhunt 2 Saga Continues

After getting an "Adult Only" rating in the US, neither Nintendo or Sony are prepared to release the game.

This week we saw that Manhunt 2 was rejected any classification in the UK, now the game has been rated in the US its left the publisher alittle miffed as both Nintendo and Sony have stated they won't release games with an "Adult Only" rating, the most extreme classification the ESRB provide..

News: Sonic RPG For DS In 2008

Sonic RPG For DS In 2008

Sega announce their partnership with BioWare to bring a new RPG for the famous blue hedgehog.

"We’re thrilled to be working with SEGA on Sonic, one of the industry’s most enduring and compelling icons,” said Greg Zeschuk, president of BioWare. “As huge fans of Sonic ourselves, we’re committed to delivering a truly amazing story-driven experience within the Sonic universe, focusing on..

News: Contra 4 Coming To DS

Contra 4 Coming To DS

More 2D scrolling action from the kings at Konami, Contra 4 heading to Nintendo's DS console before the end of the year.

"Contra 4 takes place two years after the events of Contra III: The Alien Wars. After saving earth from invasion by Red Falcon, Bill Rizer and Lance Bean are confronted with a new extraterrestrial menace: the terrifying Black Viper. Joined by hard-boiled mercenaries Mad Dog and..

News: Super Paper Mario Due In September

Super Paper Mario Due In September

The quarter 3 Nintendo release dates are in and there is still quite a long haul until Super Paper Mario finally hits UK stores.

Q3 Wii Release Schedule * Resident Evil: 4 Wii edition (Capcom) 29th June 2007 * Harry Potter & The Order Of The Phoenix (EA) 29th June 2007 * Scarface (Vivendi Games) 30th June 2007 * Mortal Kombat: Armageddon (Midway Games) June 2007 * Mario Party 8..

News: Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles Trailer

Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles Trailer

Those of us that snagged Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition recently have probably noticed the "Bonus Feature" of a Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles trailer.

"Resident Evil®: The Umbrella chronicles is a brand new game in the Resident Evil® franchise, with familiar locales from the entire series. This action/shooter hybrid reveals the back story behind the fall of the Umbrella Corporation by..

News: Stop The H.A.M.M.E.R Time?

Stop The H.A.M.M.E.R Time?

Rumours surround Nintendo's forgotten Project H.A.M.M.E.R, has it been canned? No-one knows!

A number of reports have surfaced this week that Nintendo has cancelled Project HAMMER, a game that was demoed at E3 in 2006 in which we've heard nothing since. "Insiders close to development studio NST allege to IGN that the software company's Wii action title, tentatively titled Project H.A.M.M.E.R., has..

News: New Boogie Trailer

New Boogie Trailer

EA's dance-em-up was dated earlier this week, now we've got a new trailer to show us alittle more about how the game might work.

"Players will dance, sing and create music videos with this ultimate videogame party package that takes advantage of the innovative Wii controls getting gamers off their couch and playing to a new beat. Not only will gamers be belting out their favorite tunes or dancing..

News: Gore Prevails, Resident Evil 4 Out Today

Gore Prevails, Resident Evil 4 Out Today

Violence fans rejoice, whilst your waiting for Manhunt 2 you can get your paws on Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition in the US from today.

"Resident Evil® 4 is one of the highest rated games on Game Rankings.com and Metacritic.com, garnering dozens of awards and nominations for its amazing game play and incredible re-invention of the “survival-horror” genre. This celebrated game now comes to the..

News: Manhunt 2 Rejected By BBFC

Manhunt 2 Rejected By BBFC

British Board of Film Classifications have spoken, Manhunt 2 is too violent for you, you can't play it, shame on you for even thinking it.

As announced by the BBFC today Manhunt 2 has been rejected classification meaning it is ineligible for release in its current form. The director of the BBFC, David Cooke, has issued the following statement trying to clear things up abit. "Rejecting a work is a..

News: No Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 For Wii

No Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 For Wii

Konami have today announced details for the latest PES game, no mention of Wii though, only the DS for Nintendo this time.

"Marking the series’ first appearance on PLAYSTATION®3, and its second Xbox 360 outing, these and the PC-DVD ‘Next Generation’ versions of Pro Evolution Soccer 2008’s are further enhanced by stunning aesthetic elements. Player detail has been taken to incredible..

News: Boogie Dated

Boogie Dated

EA announce that music/dance-em-up will launch on August 31st across Europe, including free microphone!

"Shake it. Sing it. Create it. Electronic Arts announced today that Boogie™ – an all new intellectual property in development at EA Montreal will be released for the Wii™ on 31st August 2007 in Europe. The game will ship to retail stores with a packed-in karaoke microphone peripheral and..

News: Trioncube Competition Winners

Trioncube Competition Winners

We announce the winners of our Trioncube competition, selected at random by our super computer shuffle routine.

To celebrate the launch of Trioncube on the DS we partnered up with Atari to give away 3 copies of the game to our members. We asked the question What is the name of the King in Trioncube? which of course was King Pluto. We powered up our shuffle routine to pick 3 winners and random and..

News: Wii Hard Drive Rumour

Wii Hard Drive Rumour

There's a fair whiff of a rumour, posted last week by fellow UKers, Wii-UK, its possible we'll see a hard drive from Nintendo as early as E3.

According to our friends GoNintendo, the latest episode of the IGN podcast hints rather strongly that Nintendo may be making some announcement regarding a hard drive attachment for Wii at this year's E3 games exposition. Apparently the reasoning behind it is..