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News: Resident Evil 4 At Budget Price

Resident Evil 4 At Budget Price

It has been confirmed that the port of GameCube classic Resident Evil 4 will come at budget price.

For Capcom to release a full price game practically the same as the version you've seen in second hand boxes around the country would have simply been bad business. So it's great news that the official Capcom site though the remake of Resident Evil 4 will retail at $29.95 (that'll mean it'll be about..

News: Suited Samus Enters The Brawl?

Suited Samus Enters The Brawl?

Nintendo Power seems to reveal that both Suited Samus and Zero Suit Samus will both appear in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

Spotted by the news hounds over at Infendo earlier this week: "Nintendo Power quietly revealed another new character for Super Smash Bros. Brawl last month (in the May 2007 issue). A non-Zero Suit version of Samus was profiled in the magazine's monthly Smash Files..

News: Play Wii, Burn Calories

Play Wii, Burn Calories

Personal trainer in Scotland explores the benefits of playing Wii every day.

"Zander Urquhart, 32, is thought to be the first fitness expert to adopt the Nintendo Wii as an exercise machine. Four people at a time can exercise using the Wii's unique motion-sensitive controller to mimic a tennis racket, baseball bat, golf club or boxing gloves. University studies suggest players can burn 125..

News: Data Design Announce Six Wii Ports

Data Design Announce Six Wii Ports

Data Design Interactive gain publisher status for Wii, 12 games planned with the first 6 due out this year.

The English developer turned publish Data Design Interactive have today announced its schedule for releasing content on Wii's system, they seem extremely pleased with themselves gaining publisher status from Nintendo, the first six games detailed below to be released this year. "Billy the..

News: Mario Strikers Online To Be Region Specific

Mario Strikers Online To Be Region Specific

Next Level games let it slip that Mario Strikers Charged Online matches might be region specific to help lag issues.

"Mike Inglehart of Next Level, the company developing the title for Nintendo, explained in an interview with the UK’s Official Nintendo Magazine that due to their desire to get a “quality gameplay experience”, online matches will be region-specific. “The game is very twitch..

News: Takashi Iizuka Talks NiGHTS

Takashi Iizuka Talks NiGHTS

Early this month Takashi Iizuka spoke to NGamer magazine, his interview has now been published on the CVG website for all to enjoy.

"CVG: First of all, just to relax the diehard fans, will the Wii version of NiGHTS be following the fundamental game mechanics of the original? Takashi Iizuka: For those loyal fans that have waiting 11 years for NiGHTS to return, I felt the need to keep the game..

News: Solid Snake Creator Diggs Smash Bros. Brawl

Solid Snake Creator Diggs Smash Bros. Brawl

Hideo Kojima recently played the latest version of Super Smash Bros. Brawl for Wii, saying it feels "very complete".

"During the recent Snake Vs. Zombie event in Japan, Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai invited Metal Gear Solid director Hideo Kojima to a quick game of Super Smash Bros. on the Wii. In the match, Karai played as Mario, while Kojima played as Snake (of course). Kojima said..

News: First NiGHTs Screenshots

First NiGHTs Screenshots

Sega have released a small batch of screenshots from their upcoming sequel to NiGHTS into Dreams.

Whilst we don't have any firm release date for the Sega title, the speed of which Sonic and the Secret Rings was released, its likely that the game will be out this year. It's got alot to live upto and these first screenshots are certainly promising, it seems to be in much the same vein as the..

News: New Space Station Tycoon Screens

New Space Station Tycoon Screens

Namco hyper blast us with some new screenshots from its forthcoming Space Station Tycoon game for Wii.

Just incase you didn't already know about the game, here's a reminder of the current factoid sheet: "Space Station Tycoon utilizes the creative and unique functionality of the Wii by allowing gamers to emerge themselves in a type of tycoon gameplay never before experienced” Makoto Iwai,..

News: Boogie With Aliens

Boogie With Aliens

A mere slither of information pops up about EA's new dance-em-up, Boogie, you'll be dancing with aliens, yo!

"The party game will have an alien theme with customizable characters. Game play will include rhythm, dancing and singing player interaction. 'Boogie' will be a Wii-exclusive game with the usage of its unique controller capabilities." Of course, there is no confirmed release date yet, all..

News: 1 Million Pokemon

1 Million Pokemon

Nintendo share-holders rejoice as the latest hot Pokemon property, Diamond and Pearl fly off the shelf's selling 1 million copies in just 5 days.

"Within just five days of availability, more than 1 million copies of Pokémon® Diamond and Pokémon Pearl for the portable Nintendo DS™ have sold in the United States since Sunday's launch; a faster rate than any previous Pokémon games since the..

News: Wii's Friend Code Woes

Wii's Friend Code Woes

Details emerge of Nintendo's approach to online games for Wii, like the DS but even worse.

From a recent preview posted on British Gaming Blog we learn that Mario Strikers Charged (Wii's first online game in the West) will adopt the painful friendcode system, not only this but each Mii will have their own friendcode. "You import your Mii in Strikers, and get a friend code per Mii. This way, you..

News: The Excite Truck 2 Hoax

The Excite Truck 2 Hoax

Details emerge from an unknown source of a online enabled follow up to Nintendo's Excite Trucked, excited? Don't be, its all pollycock.

A number of online gaming sites were duped this week as a fake press release (complete with screenshots) emerged online telling gamers about the new features to expect from Excite Truck 2. "The sequel to Nintendo's Wii launch game will include six-player online..

News: Wario Set Loose On June 1st

Wario Set Loose On June 1st

Wario: Master Of Disguise launches across Europe on Nintendo DS on 1st June 2007.

Grab your copy in alittle over a month, for now here's a reminder of what its all about. "After watching a TV show featuring the thieving master of disguise, Count Camoli, Wario has the idea of stealing treasure from TV shows- the perfect way to make his fortune! Players join him as he dives through the TV screen and..

News: Nighty NiGHTs

Nighty NiGHTs

Sega reveal precious little details of their upcoming NiGHTs sequel.

Reported by EuroGamer.net last week, Sega's NiGHTs website had abit of a refresh and revealed the following titbits of information: "It seems our asexual hero NiGHTS will have the option of wearing persona masks to shape-shift into different forms, each granting new abilities and exploration possibilities. The first of these is..

News: Touch The Dead

Touch The Dead

French developer Dream-On invite you to Touch The Dead to make them truly Dead and Furious.

IGN.com have recently published a preview of "Touch The Dead", a DS arcade zombie shoot'em up, House of the Dead style. Whilst we've already heard of the game in Europe as "Dead N Furious" the game is set for a State side release later in the year. "Touch the Dead automatically moves you through the..

News: Sega Announce Sonic Rush Adventure

Sega Announce Sonic Rush Adventure

Sega have announced a DS sequel to the impressive Sonic Rush dubbed Sonic Rush Adventure.

"Sonic returns to the Nintendo DS in an all-new frantic adventure complete with dizzying dives, near vertical curves and brain twisting loops. Sonic Rush Adventure will retain the DS action that fans loved so much from Sonic Rush™, as well as providing a new high seas adventure where Sonic clashes with..

News: Jam Sessions On Your DS

Jam Sessions On Your DS

Ubisoft reveal a new creative music game for the DS.

“Jam Sessions is an amazing title with limitless potential to entertain and engage a wide audience of people who love music, guitar and singing,” said John Parks, EMEA Marketing Director. “Basically, it’s a guitar in your pocket but that’s just the beginning. It’s a chance for people who have never thought of themselves as..

News: Worms Back For Another War

Worms Back For Another War

THQ have announced a follow up of Team 17's Open Warfare title, ingeniously titled Worms: Open Warfare 2 due later this year.

"Worms: Open Warfare 2 builds upon the success of last year’s Worms: Open Warfare. In addition to the classic Deathmatch mode, the game also includes robust new single and multiplayer modes such as Rope Race, Fort, Puzzle and Campaign modes that challenge players to use..

News: Super Mario Galaxy Japanese Release Date

Super Mario Galaxy Japanese Release Date

According to Japanese magazine Famitsu, big hitter Super Mario Galaxy will land this October in Japan.

That means we will very likely see a Christmas release for the game in the UK and the US. In other news the Wii Health Pack is to land in July in Japan alongside Mario Party 8. Interestingly a Wii with DVD-playback is still noted as "late 2007" release.