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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.

News: Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition In June

Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition In June

Nintendo to publish the Capcom developed game in Europe on June 29th.

Reported by WiiWii (via British Gaming Blog) we've learnt of the release date for Europe. "Nintendo has confirmed that they are distributing the upcoming Resi Wii games in Europe, not really news that, but what is news is that we know 1 release date. It’s been confirmed that Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition will hit European..

News: Swing With Style!

Swing With Style!

Nintendo set to publish European edition of Tecmo developed "Super Swing Golf" on the 8th June 2007.

"Aim for the fairway as a new but fully-fledged style of golf is set to hit Wii! Get ready to experience greens with a difference as players embark on the golfing experience of a lifetime. From tropical islands to snow valleys, Pangya! Golf With Style launches players into a world of precision and..

News: Neo Geo Coming To Virtual Console!

Neo Geo Coming To Virtual Console!

SNK have confirmed that Neo Geo games will be appearing on a Wii Virtual Console near you this summer.

In a recent interview with IGN, Ben Herman, president of SNK Playmore USA has confirmed a bunch of details regarding Virtual Console support for their classic Neo Geo games. "IGN: Getting into more on the virtual console - since that's the good stuff - what are SNK's overall goals for Wii VC..

News: Metroid 3 Delayed To Late 2007

Metroid 3 Delayed To Late 2007

Reggie explains that Retro want the game to be "perfect" before it hits the stores, certainly won't be released before the 2nd half of the year.

"Nintendo has confirmed that Metroid Prime 3: Corruption won't be released in the first half of 2007 because Nintendo and developer Retro Studios want to make sure it's "perfect"." I'm not one to argue with Reggie, but wasn't Metroid Prime 3: Corruption..

News: Interesting Wii Music And Wii Health Rumours

Interesting Wii Music And Wii Health Rumours

Nintendo's Greek distribution CEO George Katrinakis has shed some light upon upcoming Wii titles Wii Music and Wii Health.

Wii Music was seemingly unveiled at last years E3 whereby the gamer uses the Wii Remote as a baton in order to conduct an orchestra of Mii characters. Interestingly a stripped down form of this gameplay was seen in Wario Ware Smooth Moves. In Wii Music gamers will be able to..

News: Super Paper Mario Launches In The US

Super Paper Mario Launches In The US

Yesterday marked the release of Wii's first proper Mario game, Super Paper Mario, its a winner.

"Today's launch of Super Paper Mario™ for Nintendo's red-hot Wii™ system transports players into another dimension. Like a story ripped from the pages of a paperback novel, Mario has the ability to switch between a 2-D and 3-D perspective. With the motion-sensitive and pointing abilities of the Wii..

News: Guitar Hero III Wii Bound

Guitar Hero III Wii Bound

The rhythm action thriller Guitar Hero is to hit the Wii this "Fall" according to the RedOctane website.

The game which has been rumoured for the Wii for a while now requires you to follow the onscreen actions with a plastic guitar. The game has developed quite a fan base of late and the fact it is on its way for the Wii further heightens the popularity of the console. Now I'm just awaiting the..

News: Sadness Canned?

Sadness Canned?

Whilst browsing the wonderful world of the Internet I found an email from "FrontLine Studios" that seems to leave survival horror title Sadness without a developer.

The email conversation went as follows: Dear Frontline Studios, NIBRIS claims that you are programming the game called Sadness for the Nintendo Wii. Most of us believe that this game is nothing but a scam - a big joke that NIBRIS is..

News: Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles Details

Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles Details

Capcom set to release a "House of the Dead" style shooter in the world of Resident Evil.

"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 exploring locations from Resident Evil 0, 1, 2 and 3 as well as new..

News: Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition Revealed

Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition Revealed

Capcom let it slip that we are to expect a new Wii Edition of the all popular Resident Evil 4.

An article has been spotted in the latest Famitsu games magazine in Japan, where the game is revealed to be an "ultimate edition" of the game, perfect for those that never played the GC classic. "Think Resi 4, but with new controls on Wii: and there might also be classic controller usage. It contains the..

News: NiGHTS To Use Wii Weather Channel

NiGHTS To Use Wii Weather Channel

Sega let a few cats outta the bag, revealing that the new NiGHTS game will mirror "real world conditions".

"Following the announcement of NiGHTS for the Wii, details are starting to emerge that Sega is actually putting -- oh, what's the word -- effort behind the new game. The most striking being the use of the Wii's Forecast Channel to change scenery based on real-world conditions. NiGHTS will..

News: Mario Strikers Charged Goes Online In May!

Mario Strikers Charged Goes Online In May!

Nintendo have today announced that "Mario Strikers: Charged Football" will be online multiplayer and released on May 25th in Europe!

Get your reading glasses ready, because today's press release is rather long! "Now’s your chance to bend it like Beckham, score like Shevchenko and hit it like Henry or, failing that, floor the opposition with a well aimed Blue Shell! What’s more, with Mario..

News: NiGHTS Finally Officially Announced By Sega

NiGHTS Finally Officially Announced By Sega

The long awaited sequel of NiGHTS Into Dreams has been officially announced for Wii under the giese, NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams.

"NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams is being developed for Nintendo’s Wii™ video game console and is scheduled to be released in Fall 2007. “We plan to deliver a gameplay experience never before seen on the Wii with NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams,” said Scott A. Steinberg, Vice..

News: NiGHTS Still Not Confirmed

NiGHTS Still Not Confirmed

It's been almost two weeks since we first saw "hints" of a new NiGHTS title for Wii, problem is, there is still no dice.

Sega have refused to give any "official" comment on the existence of the game, a sequel to arguably the most popular Sega Saturn game ever made. Just to confuse matters even more, a German SEGA representative has stated that the game has been in development since May 2006 - just..

News: Wii Looks Good To Firm With G1 Jockey

Wii Looks Good To Firm With G1 Jockey

PS2 fans rejoice, as Japanese horse racing game is set to launch in Europe on June 29th.

In a somewhat unexpected move, Koei have decided to release its G1 Jockey Wii title in Europe, there I was thinking this would never be released outside of Japan, this is no April fool! “Throughout the history of this series we have tried to make G1 Jockey feel as close to the real thing as possible. Thanks..

News: Sonic And Mario Team Up

Sonic And Mario Team Up

At last the icons of two legendary companies will unite for a new title on the Wii and DS.

Mario And Sonic At The Olympic Games is set for release this Christmas. "We are thrilled to partner with Nintendo and ISM on the ground breaking title," commented Hisao Oguchi, president of Sega. "For the first time, two of the world's greatest games' characters come together to compete in the world's..

News: US Virtual Console Releases - 23rd March 2007

US Virtual Console Releases - 23rd March 2007

Sega throw some mega classics (get it?) onto the Virtual Console, the infamous Alex Kidd!

"The Wii Shop Channel continues to be a great avenue for gamers who want instant access to classic SEGA Genesis titles,” said Scott A. Steinberg, Vice President of Marketing, SEGA of America. “Virtua Fighter 2, Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle, and Wonder Boy in Monster World, are all great titles..

News: EU Virtual Console Releases - 23rd March 2007

EU Virtual Console Releases - 23rd March 2007

Nintendo finally throws The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past into the Virtual Console.

"This week, the critically acclaimed The Legend of Zelda™: A Link to the Past™ for Super Nintendo is making its way to the Virtual Console for you to download. In this medieval fantasy adventure, players assume the role of Link, a young boy who receives a telepathic cry for help from Princess Zelda..

News: Boogie On Down With Wii

Boogie On Down With Wii

Electronic Arts have today announced a new dancing/music game exclusively for Wii.

"Boogie is a unique music/rhythm-based game that takes advantage of the innovative Wii controls to get gamers off their couch, playing and dancing to a new beat. “We’re creating something new and different for gamers of all ages to enjoy; the complete party package where gamers can dance as well as sing,”..