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News: Splinter Cell For Wii Launch

Splinter Cell For Wii Launch

The highly anticipated action-stealth game from Ubisoft is also coming to the Wii. The french company recently announced that it's working on a version for NIntendo's upcoming console.

This is actually Ubisoft's eight confirmed game for the Nintendo Wii, so I guess by now we can assume that Ubisoft thinks the Wii will be a success, which is great of course. "We are very excited to bring Tom..

News: Cake Mania Coming To The DS

Cake Mania Coming To The DS

Cake Mania by Majesco Entertainment is an addictive online game¨where you help the busy chef Jill as she serves the difficult customers.

Taking advantage of the unique DS touch screen, you will help Jill to earn enough cash to reopen her grandparents' bakery and fill it with new baking tools. The USA based company is an innovative and creative developer, and being based on the original title from..

News: First Details From Far Cry: Vengeance

First Details From Far Cry: Vengeance

VGMFusion's daily podcast recently revealed the first details from Ubisoft's upcoming First Person Shooter for the Wii, Far Cry: Vengeance. interviewed Andre Vu from Ubisoft, and he said a lot of interesting stuff. The game will take advantage of Nintendo's revolutionary control system to immerse the player into the fascinating world, for instance, you'll be able to jump by lifting..

News: Nanostray 2 Announced

Nanostray 2 Announced

The Munich based developer Shin’en Multimedia recently announced that it's working on a sequel to the successful Shoot 'em up for the DS.

According to Shin'en , the game introduces many new features and elements which have never been used in its genre. This includes innovative touch screen features as well as exciting WiFi functions over the Internet. "Shin'en again raises the bar for high..

News: New Resident Evil Information

New Resident Evil Information

The first details from the upcoming Resident Evil for the Wii are beginning to appear on the Internet.

Currently, the only thing we know for sure about this game, is that it will not be the same game as Resident Evil 5 for the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360, but the Resident Evil fan site recently interviewed the voice actor Tara Platt, who will voice Jill Valentine. She said that the..

News: Nintendo Dominates The Japanese Market

Nintendo Dominates The Japanese Market

The latest sales figures from the land of the rising sun shows the multi-format top 10 to be comprised entirely of DS games.

There are no real surprises as Final Fantasy III sells nearly all its initial shipment, though SquareEnix were only expecting to get through 350,000 copies. In the chart there are also the two Brain Training games accompanied by English Training, Japanese people sure are..

News: SimCity 3000 For DS?

SimCity 3000 For DS?

According to the Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu, a port of SimCity 3000 is being developed for the Nintendo DS

The game will probably take advantage of the unique DS touch screen and stylus, so you'll be able to move around on the map and place buildings and roads with the stylus. According to IGN's translations of Famitsu, we know that the basic mode of play is the classic Build a New City,..

News: Nintendo GC 2006 Conference

Nintendo GC 2006 Conference

Nintendo reveal very little at this years Games Convention in Leipzig, Germany.

Bernd Fakesch took on the role of Nintendo VIP for today's media briefing, whilst the majority of the conference was showing video reels of existing games for both Wii and DS, there were a couple of announcements. Mario Strikers Charged (Wii): A new version of the popular Gamecube title Super Mario Strikers (aka Mario..

News: Miyamoto Hints At GameCube Remakes For Wii

Miyamoto Hints At GameCube Remakes For Wii

In an interview with Japanese magazine Nintendo Dream, Shigeru Miyamoto hinted that Nintendo may remake GameCube titles for Wii, both the graphics and the control system of the games will get an overhaul.

"The machine is based on GC," said Miyamoto. "We'll be upgrading the development tools, but GameCube code can be used for the most part as is. In that sense, I believe that it would be good to..

News: Swing Your Sword In Twilight Princess

Swing Your Sword In Twilight Princess

Game designer Shigeru Miyamoto recently announced that you will be able to swing your sword using the wiimote in the upcoming Zelda game for the Wii.

At E3 he said that you had to use the "B" button to fight with your sword, but now Nintendo have decided that players will be able to take full advantage of the revolutionary controller, and move your sword by actually moving the wiimote. Miyamoto..

News: Lexicon Entertainment Announce 'Chronos Twins' DS

Lexicon Entertainment Announce 'Chronos Twins' DS

Lexicon Entertainment today announced that it has acquired the worldwide rights for ‘Chronos Twins’ for Nintendo DS.

Chrono Twins is scheduled for release in the first quarter of 2007, and plays on the concept of time travel in a reassuringly unique manner as it is interwoven as a main game play element. "To publish Chronos Twins worldwide is a massive coup for us “said Emily Booty, Sales and..

News: Star Wars: Lethal Alliance Announced For The DS

Star Wars: Lethal Alliance Announced For The DS

Yesterday, The french publisher Ubisoft announced that they will be releasing a new Star Wars game for the Nintendo DS, the game is called Star Wars: Lethal Alliance and it's the first original Star Wars game that is being made exclusively for handheld systems.

The game is in the action-adventure genre, and will let the players play through a new story that takes place between Episode III: Revenge..

News: Frontline Sadness Deal

Frontline Sadness Deal

Frontline Studios accounce a co-production agreement with Nibris. picked up on the press release that has appeared on the Frontline Studios website, and reads the following: "FRONTLINE Studios announced today that it has signed a co-production agreement with Nibris , the author of the highly anticipated Sadness game for the Wii platform. FRONTLINE and Nibris have successfully..

News: SEGA Lines Up In Germany

SEGA Lines Up In Germany

SEGA will be appearing at this years Games Convention in Leipzig next week.

SEGA are appearing for the second time after their return to the German market in Leipzig SEGA's provisional line-up for the 2006 GC summarised:The Japanese legends will be showing off a host of its next gen titles, including 3 for Nintendo systems. Sonic and the Secret Rings (Nintendo Wii) Super Monkey Ball Banana Blitz..

News: Australian Magazine Interviews The Red Steel Developers

Australian Magazine Interviews The Red Steel Developers

The Australian Magazine Hyper Magazine Australia have interviewed the developers of the upcoming Red Steel for the Wii, and thanks to a poster at the Nintendo forums, we can give those of you who don't live in Australia an oppurtunity to read the interview.

The following are the most important parts of the interview, if you want it all, Here you got it. Could you give us a run down of the setting..

News: Sonic Wild Fire Is No More!

Sonic Wild Fire Is No More!

SEGA today announced the title of their upcoming adventure game, 'Sonic and the secret rings'

The adventure game, formerly known as Sonic wild fire, will be set in the universe of Arabian Nights, Some of the pages of the Arabian nights have gone missing, so Sonic has to set out on an adventure to find the pages. You'll play the game in an Arabian-themed world, with deserts, palaces, jungles and so..

News: Gamecube Pad Will Not Work With Wii Twilight Princess

Gamecube Pad Will Not Work With Wii Twilight Princess

It's been confirmed the question most of us have been asking, the gamecube controller will not be compatible with the wii version of Zelda: Twilight Princess

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess was announced at E3 this year that it would be released in two formats. A GameCube version and a Wii version. Both versions will launch simultaneously beside the Wii. Since the announcement there have..

News: Eidos Boss Expects Wii Success

Eidos Boss Expects Wii Success

Lara Croft know-it-all Ian Livingstone has suggested that Nintendo's approach is very interesting and could prove very successful.

This came in an interview with, the Eidos "product acquisition director" was quizzed about the company's support for the three major players in the imminent console war. "The beauty about being an independent publisher is that you can support any..

News: Nintendo Announces Actionloop

Nintendo Announces Actionloop

Actionloop is the latest in Nintendo’s Touch! Generations series, and according to Nintendo it's a fun and addictive action puzzle game for everyone, regardless of age or gaming ability.

The goal in the game is to clear multi-coloured gemstones from the tracks, by creating a combination of minimum three gemstones in the same colour, which will then cause the stones to clear. Timing is essential..

News: Voice Recognition Rumours

Voice Recognition Rumours

A rumour going around is that the Nintendo Wii will have advanced voice recognition, allowing voice-to-text chatting, which of course would be extremely cool in games where chatting and interaction with other players is important.

An insider on the IGN forums has said the following: “The system works using an advanced voice recognition system which Nintendo has been developing for several years..