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News: US Virtual Console Releases - 19th March 2007

US Virtual Console Releases - 19th March 2007

Three more classics heading your way this weekend, Excite Bike (Nes), Beyond Oasis (Genesis) and Splatterhouse (TG16)

Excitebike(NES®, 1 player, 500 Wii Points): Face crazy curves, hairpin turns, and daredevil jumps as you race toward the checkered flag and the Excitebike championship. Race against the clock or challenge an opponent. You must keep your bearings as you fly through the air and avoid..

News: Wii Gets Agatha Christie Adventure Title

Wii Gets Agatha Christie Adventure Title

The Adventure Company announce plans to published a version of "And Then There Were None" for Wii.

Full title being, Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None, was first released on the PC late last year and came into some mixed reviews. "Using the Wii’s original “Wiimote®” controller, gameplay in traditional PC adventure games can be taken to a whole new level of interactivity. For..

News: EU SSX Blur Out Today

EU SSX Blur Out Today

Electronic Arts release their latest SSX game to the masses, grab your copy today.

Whilst we're still reserving our judgement on the game (yes, that means a review will come along soon) we noticed that didn't think to much to it, they today published their review. "All of which is a shame, really, because it's clear that these chaps could do a very good Wii snowboarding game from..

News: Mii's In Hyrule?!

Mii's In Hyrule?!

Miyamoto talks about the Twilight Princess team currently toying around with Mii's in the TP engine.

Whilst speaking at GDC last week, Shigeru Miyamoto told MTV that the Twilight Princess team had been having some fun with Mii's. "They've been having fun just fiddling around with Miis in the Twilight Princess engine. This is something our development teams do all the time once they get done..

News: EU Virtual Console Releases - 16th March, 2007

EU Virtual Console Releases - 16th March, 2007

Ice Climber (NES), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (NES) and Splatter House (Turbografx) all added to the catalog.

Nintendo release info on this weeks VC games. Some cult classics return this week with all the games coming from over 10 years ago! Here's what Nintendo have to say about them: Nintendo fans will remember the charms of Ice Climber™ from the Nintendo Entertainment System. Players take..

News: Capcom Pirates Wii

Capcom Pirates Wii

Exclusive pirate adventure heading to Wii from the Capcom developers labed "Project Treasure Island Z".

Capcom show their love for Wii with the announcement of a "Wii Only" title in the form of a pirate puzzle adventure. "Project Treasure Island Z (Working Title), an innovative, full-length puzzle adventure game that utilizes the unique control...

News: Red Noses In A Galaxy Far, Far Away

Red Noses In A Galaxy Far, Far Away

TTGames gets in on the Red Nose Day action and offers nosey little cheat for Lego Star Wars II.

"TT Games is supporting Red Nose Day by offering you a special secret cheat code for LEGO Star Wars II (on PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, PC and Gamecube). It puts red noses on all the characters in the game – from Han Solo to the Emperor. See classic...

News: Final Fantasy III Hits Europe In May

Final Fantasy III Hits Europe In May

The long wait for FFIII is almost over for Europeans, DS game will launch on May 4th, 2007.

Square seem rather happy with themselves for this release, let me hand you over to John Yamamoto, President and CEO of Square Enix. “The arrival of FINAL FANTASY III on Nintendo DS showcases the power of the hardware and proves that no compromise has to be made in order to create an adventure of this..

News: Super Mario Galaxy To Be 2 Player

Super Mario Galaxy To Be 2 Player

Official Nintendo site suggests that Nintendo's mega title will actually allow multiplayer action?

Those folks over at Cubed3 have spotted something rather interesting on the Official Wii website. More specifically on the Super Mario Galaxy page, it's now listed as 1-2 Player. Bet you didn't see that coming ;) "The ultimate Nintendo hero is taking the ultimate step out into space. Join Mario..

News: Final Fantasy DS In May For Europe

Final Fantasy DS In May For Europe

Square announce that Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo Tales will launch in May 2007.

"CHOCOBO TALES is a magical adventure for all ages that takes place in a fun and enchanting world filled with loveable characters from the FINAL FANTASY series. Players will challenge over 40 minigames and microgames as they embark on a journey to rescue their lost friends and restore peace to the land. Featuring..

News: Nintendo Picks Up Game Developers Choice Awards

Nintendo Picks Up Game Developers Choice Awards

Shigeru Miyamoto receives the Lifetime Achievement Award along with other gongs for game design and writing.

The night before Shiggy's keynote, a jury of industry professionals have honored Nintendo with Game Developers Choice Awards for innovation and game design for Wii Sports, which comes packed with Nintendo's hot-selling new Wii home system. Nintendo also won an award for writing for The..

News: GDC: Super Mario Galaxy Trailer!

GDC: Super Mario Galaxy Trailer!

Nintendo release a new Super Mario Galaxy trailer at this years Game Developers Conference, Mario is back and better than ever!

Check out this new video fresh from the GDC in San Francisco, Miyamoto also announced that the game "would be available this year" lets just hope that includes an English speaking region! We've also added a handful of new screenshots released by Nintendo

News: Upcoming Summer Release Dates For DS & Wii

Upcoming Summer Release Dates For DS & Wii

Nintendo have revealed a selection of release dates for the coming few months at today's Game Developers Conference.

Little something to get you excited today, some release dates for the US... hopefully we'll get some EU release dates shortly. "Pokémon Battle Revolution will be joined by Super Paper Mario™, the first Mario™ game for Wii; Mario Party® 8, a multiplayer party game; and Big..

News: Pokemon To Become First Wii Online Title

Pokemon To Become First Wii Online Title

Nintendo have today announced that Pokemon Battle Revolution will be the first online game for the companies latest console, Wii.

Whilst everyone is enjoying the GDC we've learnt that Nintendo plans to release Pokemon Battle Revolution in the US this coming June. It's also the first title to link to DS and use the DS as a controller. "Wii™ owners of all ages have discovered the fun of..

News: Nintendo's GDC Line Up

Nintendo's GDC Line Up

Nintendo shows off some of its latest games at the Games Developer Conference in San Francisco.

Reggie and co have six new titles on show for the attendees. Four for Wii and two for DS, here's some information about the titles and when they expect them to be released in the US. Big Brain Academy 15 new activities challenge brains in five categories: memory, analysis, number crunching, visual..

News: IGN Do Something Cool

IGN Do Something Cool

Those funky Americans at have posted a bunch of their video reviews on YouTube, nice one.

It seems there's no stopping YouTube these days, the IGN media monsters posted a selection of their Wii video reviews on the Google owned video site recently, here's a pick of the bunch reported by including a review for the recently released SSX Blur. SSX: Blur (8.4) The Legend of..

News: Wario, The Master Of Disguise

Wario, The Master Of Disguise

New Wario outing launches for DS today in the US, European version coming soon.

Just when you thought you were safe, Nintendo have launched another Wario game exclusively for the DS. The new game uses both classic platform action and unique touch screen drawing elements. "Having your identity stolen can be serious business - unless Nintendo's greedy guy Wario™ is involved. Through the years,..

News: Diddy Kong To Hit Europe In April

Diddy Kong To Hit Europe In April

Nintendo announce Diddy Kong Racing DS to launch on April 20th in Europe.

One of the best N64 titles has already been transmodularised into a new DS game and launched in the US is now set to launch in Europe in a few months time. We've played the US version and first impressions are good, expect a full review this weekend. In the meantime here's some more information about the game for us..

News: Sonic Unleashed On Wii

Sonic Unleashed On Wii

Sega's latest Sonic offering, Sonic and the Secret Rings is out today for Nintendo Wii in Europe.

Sega promise that Sonic and the Secret Rings has been under development for a significant amount of time and could well be classed as the first game in the "second wave" of Wii games after the consoles launch late last year. Sonic is easily one of the biggest franchises in the video games industry so..

News: Wii Sports Replacements Almost Complete

Wii Sports Replacements Almost Complete

Slowly developers are providing us with full games that centre on the sports featured in Wii Sports.

We all love Wii Sports, maybe some of the five sub-games are liked more than the other; but no one can deny it is a lot of fun on the whole and has perfectly shown off the Wii’s abilities. In its simple state each of the games show off the respective sports well, but not to a full extent..