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News: House of the Dead: OVERKILL gets positive first reviews

House of the Dead: OVERKILL gets positive first reviews

The monolith EuroGamer gives SEGA horror rebirth a respectable 8/10 in one of the first reviews around, not bad eh?

Combined with the occasionally grating script, these moments of weakness and imbalance can cause The House of the Dead: Overkill to feel flat at times. But that's only because they're thrown into stark relief by the rest of the game's frankly amazing quality, attention to detail and..

News: SEGA dates Sonic and the Black Knight

SEGA dates Sonic and the Black Knight

Hot on the heels of Sonic Unleashed, Sonic and the Black Knight is scheduled for March, worldwide.

Created by Sonic Team in Japan, this innovative game takes Sonic into a medieval world and arms him with a sword to aid in his effort to save the day. More Details » Sonic and the Black Knight will provide Sonic fans with an irresistible cast of characters and teach them all what it takes to be a..

News: New Play Control! Metroid Prime is HOT.

New Play Control! Metroid Prime is HOT.

Trailers for the "new" Wii version of Metroid Prime start hitting the internet, prepare excited Metroid fans.

It might be true that Nintendo are just re-releasing a game, it's true that we've all paid for it before Metroid Prime was probably my favourite Gamecube game - ever. When Metroid Prime 3 came to Wii it completely reinvented the controls, the Wiimote and Nunchuck, in my opinion, were..

News: Natsume to offer something reely abit fishy...

Natsume to offer something reely abit fishy...

Natsume to offer a more "realistic" fishing game when "Reel Fishing: Angler's Dream" launches this year.

Reel Fishing: Angler's Dream will fulfill the need of every gamer who has fished or who has wanted to cast their first line. Featuring a magnificent 3D fishing engine, lifelike fish and soothing environmental sounds, Reel Fishing: Angler's Dream will put players on the banks of pristine lakes,..

News: EA announce Nerf N-Strike

EA announce Nerf N-Strike

EA just can't stop making "casual" Wii games, here's the latest, Nerf N-Strike.

EA Casual Entertainment and Hasbro bring the action and chaos of the popular NERF brand to the digital world. In a world specifically created to be the perfect landscape for NERF pandemonium, players can wreak havoc and perfect their blasting skills or challenge friends to clashes. With the brand new SWITCH SHOT EX-3..

News: EA: Dead Space heading to Wii

EA: Dead Space heading to Wii

It seems Electronic Arts have confirmed that Dead Space will be heading to Wii this year.

Edge Online have today reported that EA have confirmed that Dead Space will be heading to Wii, the following was posted on their site: EA CEO John Riccitiello said that his company will be bringing games based on mass market Hasbro and Sims properties to the Wii, but also core properties that "have..

News: LucasArts announce Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings

LucasArts announce Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings

No LEGO in sight for this new Indy game, set to be all very interactive and wonderful, new story, new name.

Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings features completely interactive environments, where players need to call upon their wits and daring to make each spring-loaded environment a weapon in order to dispense of foes in clever and unexpected ways. Also, embark upon thrilling action sequences..

News: Out Today - Tenchu: Shadow Assassins (US)

Out Today - Tenchu: Shadow Assassins (US)

US gamers can now get their hands on the new Tenchu game, Tenchu: Shadow Assassins developed exclusively for Wii.

Tenchu: Shadow Assassins continues the saga of elite ninjas, Rikimaru and Ayame, who must use their lethal skills to keep the peace in feudal Japan. Playing as both stealthy Rikimaru and aggressive and acrobatic Ayame, players will fight their way through more than 10 missions and 50..

News: World Goes Mad, March 10th

World Goes Mad, March 10th

SEGA confirm the US release date for new gore-fest MadWorld as March 10th, Europe to follow in Spring.

MADWORLD, is an inventive third-person action game exclusively for Wii. Produced by Atsushi Inaba, MADWORLD has a unique black and white style, depicting an incredibly sharp backdrop that straddles graphic novels and 3D worlds. As players battle opponents, they must master the use of various..

News: Boom Blox Sequel Confirmed

Boom Blox Sequel Confirmed

EA confirm that Steven Speilberg puzzler Boom Blox will get another outing, Boom Blox Bash Party.

January 29, 2009 - Get ready for the ultimate blox-busting action as Electronic Arts Inc. today announced BOOM BLOX™ Bash Party for Wii™, the sequel to the critically-acclaimed BOOM BLOX™ game for Wii. EA’s collaboration with director and producer Steven Spielberg continues with BOOM BLOX Bash..

News: SEGA say, Let's Tap!

SEGA say, Let's Tap!

Strange things occur in the minds of the Japanese, this latest game by SEGA you don't even need to hold the controller, no joke!

Let’s Tap, a game that is blazing new ground in Nintendo Wii control design. Developed by Prope, the studio that Sonic the Hedgehog creator Yuji Naka established in 2006, Let’s Tap is the first product from the new studio to be released to in North America and Europe..

Podcast: Episode 1

Episode 1

Nintendo Life steps into the world of Podcasting, our very first episode is available now, presented by our very own James Newton.

In our first ever podcast episode James takes a look back at 2008, looking specifically at three outstanding Wii titles, Zack & Wiki, Mario Kart Wii and Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Next on the agenda is 2009, where we take a look at Wii games Punch Out!!, Wii Sports..

News: EA breaks up Need For Speed

EA breaks up Need For Speed

The constantly wonky world of Need For Speed is to be split into three distinctly styled games, SHIFT, Nitro and World Online.

We've never shied away from Need For Speed, every year we give it another chance and every year we feel let down, we'll agree that Wii and DS aren't really the natural choice for driving sims, but EA keep on churning them out year after year. Every release seems to be a..

News: Big Bang Mini Demo available on the Nintendo Channel

Big Bang Mini Demo available on the Nintendo Channel

Just in case you couldn't wait another two weeks, SouthPeak games have throw up a demo of their latest game, Big Bang Mini, onto the Nintendo Channel.

SouthPeak Games is pleased to announce that a demo of Arkedo Studio’s Big Bang Mini for Nintendo DS™ is now available as a free download via the Nintendo Channel on Wii™. The explosive demo gives players a first taste of the unique..

News: Nintendo's 2009 Release Schedule... Hmm

Nintendo's 2009 Release Schedule... Hmm

We're a little worried at the moment, Nintendo only seems to have a couple of titles down for 2009, and they aren't even that special.

Gaming nerds at Kotaku are worried too, they posted the proposed release schedule: North AmericaWii NEW PLAY CONTROL! MARIO POWER TENNIS 2009/3 NEW PLAY CONTROL! PIKMIN 2009/3 Wii Sports Resort CY2009 First half Half Punch-Out!!(Temp.) CY2009 First half Sin and..

News: SEGA goes OVERKILL, Uncut

SEGA goes OVERKILL, Uncut

Just in case we haven't mentioned the game enough, SEGA release another trailer, this time with all the naughty, gory, swearing bits intact - a true taste of things to come.

The latest trailer for The House of the Dead: OVERKILL is out. This time rookie agent G teams up with bad-ass cop Washington for some hardcore mutant mayhem. This trailer is UNCUT and contains all the nasty bits some people may..

News: Papa's Palace of Pain

Papa's Palace of Pain

SEGA feeds us more information about the looking-great House of the Dead: OVERKILL, first mission details, it's Papa’s Palace of Pain.

The first mission of The House of the Dead: OVERKILL is also Special Agent G’s first mission. He has been dispatched by his agency, the secretive AMS, to investigate Papa Ceasar’s connection to a host of mysterious disappearances. At the exact moment G..

News: SEGA announce Phantasy Star Ø

SEGA announce Phantasy Star Ø

SEGA will be developing another Phantasy Star game, this time on the DS - apparently its already one of the "most highly anticipated DS titles of 2009", read this press release from SEGA:

Phantasy Star Ø is one of the most highly anticipated DS titles coming out in 2009, and will feature an innovative touch screen based Visual Chat interface, addictive action-RPG gameplay, impressive visual..

News: Dead Rising goes GaGaGa SP

Dead Rising goes GaGaGa SP

To help promote the latest Dead Rising game for Wii Capcom have teamed up Japanese punk band GaGaGa SP to create a specially themed music video.

Infecting gamers and completing Capcom’s list of releases for February is Dead Rising Chop Till You Drop, scheduled for release for the Nintendo Wii™ on the 27th of the month. Based on the Xbox 360™ title, which to date has sold over one million..

News: Out Today - Sonic Unleashed

Out Today - Sonic Unleashed

We didn't know he was leashed, but Sonic is finally Unleashed, ready to stop Dr Eggman one more time!

Sonic Unleashed will launch players on a revolutionary high-speed adventure through a world torn by chaos. Powered by the all-new “Hedgehog Engine,” Sonic Unleashed merges classic Sonic gameplay with the latest in next-generation innovation. It launches players on a journey across the globe and..