Games - News

November2007

  • News Manhunting Manhunt 2

    Would you believe that almost a month since the game passed rating standards and was released - people are still campaigning against Manhunt 2. Just enough publicity the game needs to give it a sharp boost in the sales department.

    A group of four US senators consisting of Joe Lieberman, Sam Brownback, Evan Bayh and Hillary Clinton have called for the controversial snuff 'em up to be rated an AO as..

  • News The Year of Wii

    We take a look back at Wii on its official first birthday...

    Well, would you believe it? The Wii has been out for a year already. And what a turn-around it's been for Nintendo! In celebration of Nintendo's remarkable achievement; we present you with NintendoLife's 'Year of Wii' The Build UpA couple of years ago Nintendo were almost written off as one of the console giants: Many people were..

  • News House Of The Dead 2&3 Return + Screenshots

    Wii becomes the console of choice for -zombies- light gun games, House of the Dead becomes the latest title announced by the arcade masters.

    "In THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD 2&3 RETURN, players will be able to play both versions of the game, battling the relentless attack of bloodthirsty zombies with steady aim and a quick trigger finger. Utilising the innovative new Wii Zapper™ or the Wii Remote..

  • News A Year Of Wii

    Well, would you believe it? The Wii has been out for a year already. And what a turn-around it's been for Nintendo!

    So here at NintendoLife we thought it would be good to discuss the highs, and lows, of this past year of Wii. So without further ado, I present you NintendoLife's 'Year of Wii'- a collaboration of opinions from our reviewers and writers: Spanning from the Wii's US birthday to the PAL..

  • News Nintendo Criticise Developers

    Nintendo of America executive has hit out at all companies producing quick cash-in products for the console, insisting poor quality titles look bad on the format.

    "Certainly there's a strong line-up of third party titles, and we're trying to encourage them to make them," Harrison stated. "But, we're also trying to encourage third parties to take the time and effort to make something unique, not..

  • News (No Longer A) Rumour: House Of The Dead Wii?

    Well according to Spong (we know, we know!) SEGA's classic arcade shooter "House Of The Dead" will be heading to the Wii.

    According to Spong "House Of The Dead 2 & 3 Return" will be a Wii Zapper compatible game containing both House Of The Dead 2 and 3. Sources suggest the US can expect this game spring next year should the claims turn out to be true. The information of the game has leaked from..

  • News Smash Bros Brawl Packshot

    Nintendo have now revealed the very busy US packshot for upcoming fan-fest Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

    This action-packed fighting game features a ridiculous number of characters that have appeared on Nintendo platforms, from Mario™ to Link to Pikachu® ... to Solid Snake! As they square off in famous locales drawn from the rich history of Nintendo, literally anything can happen - and usually does..

  • News LEGO Batman

    Coming early next year, LEGO Batman: The Videogame, from the same team that brought you LEGO Star Wars.

    "In LEGO BATMAN: THE VIDEOGAME, TT Games brings the world of DC Comics’ Caped Crusader to life in an entirely new way. Players can explore a richly interactive LEGO Gotham City as Batman and Robin, capturing infamous villains – and even take control of the villains themselves." Check out the..

  • News New Blood Ready For Launch

    Wii's very own Holby City will see a sequel released next week in the form of Trauma Center: New Blood.

    "At a remote hospital in Alaska, Dr. Markus Vaughn quietly toils, a surgeon who has forsaken the politics and power struggles of his former ward. He is content to use the power he has discovered within himself, the Healing Touch, to positively affect the lives of those in need. His partner is..

  • News Mario Galaxy Receives Universal Acclaim

    Pretty much everyone hails Super Mario Galaxy as the game receives more and more perfect reviews, easily Wii's most critically awarded title thus far.

    Launched on Monday in the US and tomorrow in Europe, Super Mario Galaxy has earnt a average score of 98% on critic collection site, MetaCritic. The site has 28 recorded reviews from various big name...

  • News Out Today - Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles

    The first zombie-fest Wii Zapper action is released today in the US, later this month in Europe.

    Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles is a brand new game in the Resident Evil franchise, with familiar locales from the entire series, created specifically for the unique characteristics of the Wii console. This action/shooter hybrid reveals the back story behind the fall of the Umbrella Corporation..

  • News Out Today - Super Mario Galaxy

    Today see's the launch of Mario's first solo outing on the Wii, believe the hype, go and buy this game.

    "Become Mario™ as he traverses gravity-bending galaxies, traveling in and out of gravitational fields by blasting from planet to planet. Players experience dizzying perspective shifts as they run upside down through wild alien worlds that need to be seen to be believed. Whether you're surfing..

  • News Wii'll Be Zapping By Christmas

    Nintendo set to release Wii Zapper in Europe and the UK on December 7th and should cost around £20 or 30 EUROs.

    "Nintendo’s Wii Zapper will be available across Europe in time for Christmas, the company said today. The white, double-handed, machine gun peripheral will ship on 7 December, bundled with the Link’s Crossbow Training game. Additional titles are promised, including Resident Evil:..

  • News The Hardcasual Gamer

    Interesting article posted on the "Level Up" section of the Newsweek website, entertaining the idea of the "hardcasual" gamer.

    In my opinion game developers are neglecting the audience upon which this industry was built. Gamers like myself, who are now grown up with careers, families and other responsibilities simply no longer have the time to battle their way through 40 hours of game play to save..

  • News Rising Star Brings No More Heroes To Europe

    Publisher Rising Star Games will be releasing the European version of No More Heroes for Wii around February next year.

    No More Heroes tells the story of Travis Touchdown, an animé fan who lives in the fictional town of Santa Destroy, California. After an unexpected turn of events, Travis finds himself being approached by the head hunter of an assassins’ organisation. Travis is challenged to..

  • News Maro Galaxy's Secret Unlockable

    Spoilers inside this one.. you might want to look away now. Tanooki have revealed what rewards lie beyond the 120th star in Super Mario Galaxy.

    Cast your mind back to Mario 64, gaining 120 stars was indeed a very self satisfying moment, but all you got from it was a bunch of lives from Yoshi, big wow. Super Mario Galaxy has done something better than that though, thank god, collecting all those..

  • News Manhunt 2 Slammed By Press

    The game that's causing the most "controversy" is a super violent Wii game, who'd of thought!

    Even though some people may consider Manhunt 2 to be only a game, it unfortunately perpetuates and reinforces cruel, inaccurate perceptions that people who live with mental illness are violent," blasted Mike Fitzpatrick, executive director of NAMI. Fair point, but lets face it.. there are plenty of films..

  • News Mario In Space Training

    Nintendo's rather Super large Mario took to the skies this week with the one and only Buzz Aldrin for a lesson in zero-g.

    Mario, Nintendo's iconic video game character, and Dr. Buzz Aldrin float in zero-gravity atmosphere to train for Mario's upcoming game set in space, Super Mario Galaxy for Wii on November 03, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The game is available in stores Monday, Nov. 12. Haha,..

  • News Battalion Wars Released

    Today see's the release of Nintendo's latest offering, Battalion Wars 2, the war battler, for the Wii.

    This week's launch of Nintendo's new Battalion Wars™ 2 game for the Wii™ system lets players take complete command of soldiers and vehicles to help turn the tide of war and defeat the foes. In this sequel to the well-received original, players can connect with friends and opponents from all..

October2007

  • News Mario Galaxy Hit By Pirates

    Reports surface that Super Mario Galaxy has already been pirated, two weeks before its scheduled release of November 12th.

    Rumours and hearsay surfaced over the weekend which eventually led to the discovery that the game had indeed been leaked onto the internet. This comes just over a week after Nintendo raided a huge warehouse in Hong Kong, seizing over 10,000 copy units for DS and Wii. Pirates..

  • News Build Your Own Brawl Stage

    Smash Bros DOJO has revealed that Smash Bros Brawl will indeed have a stage builder feature, allowing you to save them to SD cards.

    You can create your own stages this time?! No way. REALLY?! With a feature like that, won’t I be able to play this game forever?! Those who enjoy a little effort may be able to enjoy this stage builder for the rest of their lives. You start by choosing the size of..

  • News Samba Wii Amigo

    Sega officially announce Samba De Amigo for Wii, a brand new game, not a Virtual Console title as once rumoured.

    SEGA Europe Ltd. and SEGA of America, Inc. are excited to announce that they are bringing back Samba De Amigo™, the Dreamcast classic that helped to create the now-popular rhythm music genre. Created exclusively for the Wii™ home video game system, this vibrant and addictive new..

  • News Metroid Prime 3 - Out Today!

    Today marks the release of Metroid Prime 3: Corruption in Europe, go and buy this game right now... trust us!

    Set six months on from the events of Metroid Prime 2: Echoes on planet Aether, which saw the confrontation between Dark Samus, the Galactic Federation’s computer network has been hit by something which resembles a crippling virus, and only quick action will save the entire network from..

  • News Teenage Zombies: Invasion Of The Alien Brain Thingies!

    Ignition announce a new Zombie fest coming to DS early next year, they're not just zombies, they're Teenage Zombies!

    The Earth is under attack by a horde of Alien Brain… uh…Thingys! Humans, succumbing to ray-guns, mind-control, and shiny flying saucers, have failed to defend their planet and let it fall easily into the clutches of the Big Brain...

  • News New Blood New Trailer

    Trauma Center Tuesday has rolled around again, this week Atlus have released a new trailer for the upcoming Wii sequel, New Blood.

    This week, TRAUMA CENTER TUESDAY launches the official trailer for Trauma Center: New Blood, which gives you a closer look at the new surgeries, characters, destinations, and 2-player Co-Op mode that will be part of the upcoming entry in the series! Head on over to..

  • News Halo DS

    IGN's Matt C also shows us the Halo DS that he was piping on about for so long... and NO, it's not coming out, its been canceled.

    My Halo DS blog has haunted me since I posted it because many people were skeptical of my claims. I wouldn't make something like that up, of course, but that hardly silenced any of my critics. When my brother called me the other day and told me that I even have a..

  • News Medal Of Honor: Heroes 2 Gets Early Praise

    IGN's Matt C has declared that Heroes 2 "officially beats the pants off Metroid Prime 3 in the FPS control department" - strong words!

    "On another note, I just want to put it out there: Medal of Honor Heroes 2 officially beats the pants off Metroid Prime 3 in the FPS control department. This is the new Wii benchmark, period. Not even close. Seriously. Wait until you get a load of how beautiful the..

  • News Wii-hab

    Latest craze in the US, no not forest fires, its rehab companies now using Wii to help reabilite its "clients".

    There are a lot of things Barbara Everlith can't do since she suffered a stroke. Grasping objects with her left hand doesn't come as easily as it used to. She can't stand or walk as steadily as she once did. Everlith has learned how to play tennis on a Nintendo Wii video game system at..

  • News Zack & Wiki Out Now!

    Yesterday marked the release of Zack & Wiki by Capcom in the US, perhaps the sleeper hit of the winter?

    Early reviews have been extremely positive towards the pirate themed adventure game with well known media giants IGN giving the game a impressive 9.0/10. Every once in a while we stumble upon a surprisingly excellent videogame - a title whose...

  • News Famitsu Gives Super Mario Galaxy 38/40

    Near perfect scores from the imfamous Japanese magazine, could this be a Mario 64 beater we're all hoping for?

    Famitsu, the biggest video game magazine in Japan, are the first to review "the second coming", Super Mario Galaxy for the Nintendo Wii, and they have given it a score of 38/40. 2 reviewers gave it a 9, and the other 2 a perfect 10. For comparison, Famitsu gave Super Mario 64 a score of..

  • News Wii Sports Sweeps BAFTA Awards

    Nintendo had a very successful night at this years Video Game BAFTA awards show with Wii Sports collecting 6 awards.

    Wii Sports dominated the evening, winning six out of the thirteen categories – Gameplay, Casual, Innovation, Multiplayer, Sports, and Strategy & Simulation. In this game of universal appeal, players use the remote as a tennis raquet, golf club, boxing glove, baseball bat and..

  • News Zelda DS Hits Europe

    Nintendo have today seen the release of Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass for the DS, excellent!

    Get ready for an iconic debut as Link and the world famous Legend of Zelda series, makes its very first appearance on the Nintendo DS! Retaining the elements which have made the Zelda series such a worldwide hit, having sold over a staggering 52 million units globally, this latest full-scale adventure..

  • News TimeSplitters 4 Coming To Wii?

    Free Radical confirms the existence of TimeSplitters 4 and its very very likely that we'll see a Wii version.

    It's back! Featuring even more crazy characters, devastating weapons and heart pounding hot sweaty action. It's funny, it's frantic and it'll do things you've never seen before! No, not naked girls, even better than that! We can't tell you the details yet, the monkeys have a loaded banana..

  • News EuRoPEaN NiGHTS In January

    Sega Europe confirm the delay of NiGHTS in Europe, pushing the game back nearly 3 months.

    SEGA® of Europe Ltd. today announced that NiGHTS™: Journey of Dreams for the Wii™ video game console will ship January 2008, in Europe. The title, a sequel to the critically-acclaimed hit NiGHTS, will allow players to take flight, unleash incredible airborne maneuvers, and explore seven magnificent..

  • News Table Tennis Out Now

    Rockstar unleash their Tennis-em-up thriller onto the Wii console, out now in the US and in Europe from Friday.

    Rockstar Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., is pleased to announce that Rockstar Games presents Table Tennis for the Wii™ home video game system from Nintendo is now available at North American retail stores for the suggested retail price of $39.99..

  • News Guilty Gear XX Accent Core

    Coming soon from 505 Games, the latest in the Guilty Gear series will be on Wii

    Guilty Gear XX Accent Core features over 20 deadly combatants and includes an alternate EX version of all the existing characters. On top of all this, the game also introduces two reinvented fighters, A.B.A. and Order-Sol, who have never been seen outside of Japan. Guilty Gear XX Accent Core delivers a range of all-new..

  • News SEGA Superstars Tennis

    Sega set to release a new Tennis title on Wii, including all the familiar Sega characters ala Mario Smash Tennis.

    SEGA Superstars Tennis has over 15 playable SEGA idols including Sonic the Hedgehog, AiAi from Super Monkeyball fame, Ulala of Space Channel 5 and Amigo from Samba De Amigo. In addition to their own unique attributes, each character will also come equipped with their own superstar..

  • News E For All

    Nintendo will be in attendance at this weekends E For All expo, running from the 18th through 21st of October.

    Thousands of video game fans will line up at the Los Angeles Convention Center to get their hands on the latest and greatest products, including Super Mario Galaxy™, Super Smash Bros.® Brawl and the Wii Zapper™ for Nintendo's Wii system. Must-see titles for the Nintendo DS portable..

  • News Mario & Sonic: Mii Functionality & Dream Events

    Sega unearth some more details on Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, you'll be able to play as your Mii characters and also the addition of "Dream Events".

    Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games has not only a massive line-up of real-life Olympic events, but SEGA can today proudly confirm that their much anticipated title also has a unique series of exclusive “Dream Events” to add to the mix..

  • News Wii Lightsaber Action At GameCity

    Be the first StarWars geek to weld a Wii Lightsaber (sound effects optional) in Nottingham, UK at this years "GameCity" festival on Oct 26th.

    "And so, 26th October is Star Wars day at GameCity. The festival is thrilled to be able to welcome Jonathan Smith, of developer Travellers Tales and visionary behind the Lego Star Wars phenomenon, which has brought all six films to life with the tiny, clunky..

  • News Nintendo Conference Fall 2007

    Nintendo update us with the latest information from Japan, the big news being Super Smash Bros. has been delayed until Feb 2008 in the US.

    On October 10th in Japan, Nintendo Company Ltd. president Satoru Iwata unveiled new products and initiatives for the world's best selling game systems, the Nintendo DS and Wii. Among the headlines are full online battling for Super Smash Brothers Brawl,..

  • News Big Long List Of Upcoming Games

    Nintendo have released a list of upcoming games this year and beyond, dates included.

    Here are both Wii and DS games with release dates, although subject to change (such as SSB:B). There are a fair amount of games here so I'm sure there will be a few that interest. We included all of October in case you have missed any this month. Major publishers worldwide are making games for Wii and Nintendo..

  • News Sonic Enters The Brawl

    It's finally official, Sonic will appear in Super Smash Bros Brawl. No real surprises but its finally confirmed!

    "The one whose Smash appearance has been most desired dashes in from far away at supersonic speed. Sonic the Hedgehog crashes headlong into battle!" It's been rumoured for a lifetime and its now official, announced today on the Smash Bros DOJO website you'll be able to find a small..

  • News George Of The Jungle

    Don't worry, it's not based on the awful 1997 movie, its based on the hit 2007 animation series from Nick Toons.

    Based on the beloved Jay Ward classic, you take control of George and guide him through his challenging, yet hilarious, quest. A game for all the family, George is an epic side-scrolling platformer, that will have you swinging, running,...

  • News Mario & Sonic Packshot

    Sega release the cover artwork for the upcoming Wii sports title, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games.

    Here it is:[dgp:cover=games/wii/mario_and_sonic_at_the_olympic_games] Pretty good work ;) Remember this will be the first ever game to feature both Mario and Sonic, something we never thought we'd see 10 years ago!

  • News Donkey Kong Barrel Blast Details

    Out next Monday in the US, Donkey Kong hits Wii in a blast, Nintendo release all the details right here.

    Race to victory with the DK Crew! Donkey Kong® and friends have located high-powered barrel rockets, and now the battle for king of the jungle is on. Donkey Kong is Back! One of Nintendo's most popular characters, Donkey Kong, is back with all of his friends … and a few enemies as well..

  • News Beat The Brat Content

    To celebrate the 2008 "World Series of Poker" video game Activision welcomes you to try and Beat The Brat and win a trip to Las Vegas.

    "The grand prize is a trip for two to Las Vegas. The trip includes airfare, hotel accommodations, and a trip to the spa to relax after a long day of gambling. Three runner ups will receive a copy of the World Series of Poker: Battle for the Bracelets game." Head on..

  • News Plunge Into The Endless Ocean

    Nintendo set to release the very fishy "Endless Ocean" in Europe on November 9th, but what is it all about?

    Have you ever wanted to explore the bottom of the ocean or learn more about aquatic life? Now you can from the comfort of your living room with Endless Ocean on Wii! Discover the beauty of the sea and take part in various activities such as swimming, exploring marine life or cataloguing..

  • News Mario & Sonic At The Olympics Event List

    Whoops, we missed this. Last week Sega announced a list of events that our heroes will be competing in at the Olympics.

    This exciting new game for the Wii™ video game system Wii™ and Nintendo DS™ system is packed with all-new interactive features and includes 20 authentic Olympic events – played out in stylised Olympic venues. Using the Wii Remote™ and Nunchuck™ control system, players..

  • News Trauma Center Tuesdays

    Altus set to go Trauma Center Crazy every Tuesday releasing new game info and media assets to boot.

    Starting today (and occurring every Tuesday up until and through the release of Trauma Center: New Blood), Atlus is proud to present Trauma Center Tuesday! Whether its new videos, screens, features, new game info or something else to whet the appetite for the imminent new entry in the Trauma Center..

  • News Wii Sports Gets 8 Bafta Nominations

    Nintendo's bundled sports-em-up, Wii Sports, snags 8 nominations for this years British Academy Video Games Awards.

    Below are the nominees for this year's British Academy Video Games Awards in association with PC World. The winners will be announced at the ceremony on Tuesday 23 October 2007 at Battersea Evolution. ACTION AND ADVENTURECRACKDOWN (Xbox 360) - Development Team (Realtime..

  • News Out Today - The Legend Of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass

    October 1st marks the US release of Link's first proper adventure on the DS, The Legend of Zelda: The Phantom Hourglass.

    The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker closed with Link and Tetra setting sail for waters unknown ... but their story was just beginning, and it continues on the Nintendo DS. When a mysterious fog waylays their band of pirates and leaves Link alone on an unfamiliar island, a new..

September2007

  • News The Umbrella Chronicles Box Art

    Capcom reveal the US box art for upcoming zap-um-up Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles

    "Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles is a brand new game in the Resident Evil franchise, with familiar locales from the entire series, created specifically for the unique characteristics of the Wii console. This action/shooter hybrid reveals the back story behind the fall of the Umbrella Corporation by..

  • News Mario Galaxy's Subliminal Message?

    Mario fans spot a 'strange' hidden meaning in the official Super Mario Galaxy logo..

    If you look at the title 'Super Mario Galaxy' you will notice stars under some of the letters, (the 'U' in Super for example) now take these letters and spell them out. sUpeR MaRio GalAxY = UR MR GAY Now, this isn't a one off, its apparent on ALL the recent official artwork issued by Nintendo, check the box art on..

  • News Feel The Force Of Your Wii Remote

    Lucasarts have announced that anticipated lightsabre/Wii remote wielding action title Star Wars: The Force Unleashed will be landing on the Wii next spring.

    The Wii Remote will become your lightsabre while the nunchuck extension can be used to attack others with various "Force" related powers. For all those statistics nerds out there the game is set inbetween Episode III and Episode IV and could..

  • News Trade Pokémon With New Site

    Trade Pokémon all around the world.

    Nintendo have launched a new site that will help trade Pokémon all around the world. The website named Pokémon Global Trade Station is compatible with both Diamond and Pearl versions of the game. If you like Pokémon and are having trouble locating that level 100 Snorlax you may want to read on for the...

  • News Wii Get Worms

    Hot on the tail of the DS games, THQ announce that Team 17 are developing an online multiplayer Worms experience for Wii!

    "In Worms: A Space Oddity, players will enjoy the ultimate blend of classic Worms game modes and re-invented single-player missions, as well as multiplayer modes that include a host of all-new party games and even more customization options. The game takes advantage of the..

  • News EA Get Boogying On DS (and PS2)

    EA Montreal have been confirmed as making a DS version of the recently released Wii game Boogie. Release set for November: Gimmicks included...

    Electronic Arts, in their wisdom, have confirmed that a DS version of the recently released Wii title Boogie is currently in development at it's Montreal studios. Pop legends such as Kool and the Gang and current favourites like the Black-Eyed Peas are..

  • News Super Mario Galaxy To Release Nov 16th In UK/Europe

    Nintendo UK's brand new "Assets Library" website, confirms that Super Mario Galaxy is set for a UK/Europe release of November 16th.

    After the announcement that US gamers would get Super Mario Galaxy on November 12th, alot of European gamers felt their hearts sink as it seemed unlikely that they would see the game this side of Christmas. This has all changed, hurrah! Apparently this news was slipped..

  • News Retro Taking A Break From Metroid

    Mark Pacini director of Metroid Prime 3: Corruption has proclaimed that the development team will be taking a break from the classic series.

    "We are taking a break from the Metroid series and from Samus. So I’m sure there will be other titles created, but as far as Retro Studios is concerned, we’re taking a break for a little bit." This comes as no real surprise, Retro have said all along that..

  • News Master Fishing In September

    Hudson all ready to cast their latest Fishing experience on Wii from September 18th.

    Hudson Entertainment, the North American publishing arm for Hudson Soft, today announced Fishing MasterTM has gone to gold master. Published by Hudson and distributed in North America by Konami Entertainment, Inc., Fishing MasterTM will be available in stores on September 18, 2007 for $39.99 exclusively for the..

  • News Fire Emblem Named & Dated

    Nintendo have unvealed that the latest Fire Emblem title will be called Radiant Dawn and is scheduled for release on 5th November for the US.

    Along with the name and release date Nintendo have released an updated fact sheet giving you all the info. Three years have passed since the great war that ended in the death of Mad King Ashnard. His country of Daein suffers under the rule of the war's..

  • News Neo Geo Hits VC Japan

    Neo Geo fans in Japan will finally get the chance to start downloading some classics over the Virtual Console system.

    It's been quite a wait, but after the universal excitement that Neo Geo would be coming to VC, Nintendo have announced that the following three games will be available this month in Japan. World Heroes Magician Lord Fatal Fury We'll have to wait alittle longer in the US and..

  • News Table Tennis Release Date

    Rockstar have been back in the headlines recently, but something we kinda missed was the Table Tennis release date.

    "Ever since we released Table Tennis, fans have been asking us to create a Wii version," said Sam Houser, Founder and Executive Producer of Rockstar Games. "By bringing Table Tennis to the Wii and utilizing the motion-sensitive Wii Remote™, a new audience can now experience a game..

August2007

  • News Manhunt 2 Gets US Release

    Take Two have secured a "M" rating from the ESRB which allows them to release Manhunt 2 on both Wii and PS2 this coming Halloween.

    The saga ends with, in my opinion, the correct outcome. The game will be released, but it has been "modified" to suit the bigwigs at ESRB. It could be a victory for freedom of speech or a victory for censorship.. you decide. Manhunt 2 is the debut title from the newly..

  • News Nintendo & Metroid Corrupts The US

    Nintendo fans lined up as early as 4a.m. at Nintendo World in New York to purchase Nintendo's new Metroid Prime 3: Corruption.

    Game kiosks at Nintendo World in New York were outfitted to receive Nintendo fans who lined up to purchase Nintendo's New Metroid Prime 3: Corruption on Monday. The rich story requires players to use their heads as much as their hands. Complex puzzles, tough enemies and..

  • News Super Mario Galaxy Final Boxart?

    Nintendo have released another new Super Mario Galaxy packshot for the US market, is this the final one or will we see another?

    Those who have been following Super Mario Galaxy as much as us will know Nintendo like to tease us with box art, we love box art and Super Mario Galaxy's is looking great. [dgp:cover=games/wii/super_mario_galaxy] Become Mario™ as he traverses a galaxy of gravities,..

  • News Out Today - Metroid Prime 3: Corruption

    Almost a year late, Metroid Prime 3 finally hits the shelves in the US and is ready for all to see, Reggie has Corrupted us all!

    Originally a launch title for Wii, Metroid Prime 3 is the 3rd (duh) and deemed last in the Metroid Prime trilogy. "The trilogy ends ... with a bang! Six months have passed since the events on the planet Aether. The Galactic Federation's network computers, Aurora Units,..

  • News Pro Evolution Soccer Coming To Wii

    Konami have today announced that the ever popular Pro Evolution Soccer will be coming to Wii consoles early 2008.

    Scheduled for a Q1 launch, the Wii version of PES will offer the same level of realism that has established the series as the definitive football title, but has been undergone a radical rethink to make the most of the Wii’s motion-sensitive control system. The game will make full use..

  • News Guitar Hero III Track Listing

    For all you metalheads out there, the track listing for Wii bound Guitar Hero III has been announced by RedOctane.

    Songs announced for Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock so far include: Slash’s Original Boss Battle RecordingWelcome to The Jungle (by Guns N’ Roses)One (by Metallica)Paint It Black (by The Rolling Stones)Cherub Rock (by Smashing Pumpkins)Sabotage (by Beastie Boys)The Metal (by..

  • News Imagine™ If There Were Games For Girls

    Ubisoft "one of the world’s largest video game publishers" have just announced (over a month ago to be exact) a new series of games targeted at the female market specifically the girls from 6 to 14 years of age.

    The first games in this Imagine™ range will launch in October for the Nintendo DS™ system. And those five are... Imagine™ Fashion Designer invites players to become hip Manhattan..

  • News Fanart Is Awesome

    It used to be quite lame, but fanart these days is totally underrated... check out the piece of Samus and you'll see what I mean.

    Remember watching those kids tv shows where all the kids sent in their pictures of their favourite cartoons? Whilst that might be long gone, there's a whole scene of up and coming artists that use video games as an outlet. We'd not usually post individual artwork, but..

  • News Mario Kart Wii Details

    NGamer rush into pole position with one of the first previews of the game with a handful of screengrabs to boot.

    "When it came to the thing actually being revealed - in precisely 30 seconds of mouthwatering footage - we were cheering on the edge of our chairs just like you, gawping at the promising new tracks and classic old ones just like you... squeezing our eyelids shut and wishing that we..

  • News Super Mario Galaxy Scans Appear

    Scans from legendary Japanese magazine Famitsu have made it online only to cause us all to drool even more.

    Easily one of this years hottest titles Super Mario Galaxy has been tipped to finally be the true sequel to Super Mario 64, something we've now been waiting over 10 years for. This weeks scans show a bunch of new areas from the game, including an unlikely (yeah, c'mon) haunted house area. The..

  • News Mario Galaxy Boxart Revealed

    Nintendo have now released a preliminary version of the boxart for Super Mario Galaxy set for release on Wii later this year.

    Check it out here:[dgp:cover=games/wii/super_mario_galaxy] Pretty awesome huh? Now if only they can sort out the Metroid Prime 3 boxart before it gets released later this month ;)

  • News Nintendo Franchise Defence

    Miyamoto still looks towards creating new ideas and characters, Nintendo doesn't solely run on Mario and Zelda.

    Things seem to have changed alot at Nintendo over the past 5 years, but they still come under fire for recycling the same brands over and over. Personally I don't have a big issue with this, you might aswell have a different brand for each genre of game and stick to what works, just..

July2007

  • News Play Wii Picross Today!

    One of the first dedicated Wii flash game sites, Wiipicross.com offers you a quick way to play the popular puzzles on your Wii.

    "Wiipicross.com offers a daily Puzzle of the Day, a how-to-play guide, 16 exclusive feature puzzles designed to build your puzzling skills from scratch, as well as custom made Link Puzzles and a constantly growing library of user created puzzles. Anyone with a web browser..

  • News Mario Joins Beckham Promoting Soccer In The USA

    Not only golden balls is doing soccer proud in America, today sees the US launch of Mario Strikers Charged, the frantic arcade alternative to football.

    "Mario Strikers Charged introduces nine sensational new stadiums, plus a host of new characters with their own special abilities and power moves. Players create their own teams by mixing and matching captains and sidekicks, then use the Wii..

  • News Miyamoto Is Wired

    Nintendo grand master was recently quizzed by the Wired news crew, talking Mario Galaxy, WiiFit and WiiWare and others.

    A Miyamoto interview is always something to saver and study, its not often the genius spills his thoughts with the media, Wired recently got a dose of his current brain activity and quizzed him with the general post-E3 questions we were all wondering. Excerpt regarding Super Mario..

  • News Project C.A.N.C.E.L.L.E.D.

    Nintendo admit that resources have been moved off the Project HAMMER title and onto other things.

    According to Joystiq, Nintendo's Beth Llewellyn had the following to say after this years E3 get-together. What’s the status of Project H.A.M.M.E.R. or Disaster: Day of Crisis?Disaster is still in development. Project H.A.M.M.E.R. we’ve sort of shifted resources off that title. But Disaster is..

  • News Mario & Sonic At The Olympics

    Sega released a teaser trailer at E3, just incase you missed it we've finally gotten around to uploading it, whoops.

    "In Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, players will compete in events that take place in environments based on the official venues of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Using a supporting cast of characters from the amazing worlds of both Mario and Sonic, gamers will be able to..

  • News Latest NiGHTS Information

    Sega have revealed two new characters for the upcoming NiGHTS sequel due for release in November.

    "As a fantasy jester called NiGHTS, players will fly through Nightopia, a rich and vibrant world where dreams come to life. With the innovative Wii Remote, gamers will experience a heightened sense of gliding, spiraling, and looping through a variety of mystical dream worlds packed with high-flying..

  • News Race Driver: Create & Race Details

    Codemasters show off their new create-em-up DS title where you can design and race your own circuits.

    "Developed exclusively for Nintendo DS and making use of both the Nintendo DS stylus and Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection, Race Driver: Create & Race offers players the ultimate in high-performance cars to drive on the most challenging real-world tracks. Each of the 20 plus vehicles will have their..

  • News Medal Of Honor: Heroes 2

    Electronic Arts announce the latest Medal of Honor game, this time being developed "from the ground up" for Wii and Wii Zapper.

    "It’s June 6th, 1944, and the war is in your hands. Step into the boots of OSS Operative John Berg and infiltrate Normandy from behind enemy lines to undermine the Nazi regime. On both the Wii and PSP system, choose to tackle all-new missions in traditional single..

  • News Rockstar Bring Table Tennis To Wii

    Rockstar games have announced that the hit Xbox 360 game will indeed get a Wii release later this year.

    It's been a rumour for ages, but Rockstar have finally confirmed everyones expectations, a version of Table Tennis for Wii. Developed by Rockstar Leeds in collaboration with Rockstar San Diego, Rockstar Games presents Table Tennis is the perfect Wii gaming experience. Feel the unmatched speed..

  • News Mario Party 8 Recalled

    It was a Friday 13th to remember yesterday as Nintendo's latest Wii game, Mario Party 8, was recalled from the shelves.

    Apparently a "wrong" version of the software was ditributed around the country containing a politically incorrect term ("spastic"). The new release date of the game has not yet been announced but we will keep you updated on developments. This is the official word from Nintendo:..

  • E3 2007 Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3

    Atari throw us some more information about Namco developed beat-em-up based on the Dragon Ball Z phenom.

    "Dragon Ball Z®: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 takes the lightning fast fighting, flying and action that made its predecessor, DBZ Budokai Tenkaichi 2, last year’s #1 fighting game and takes it to a whole new level with exciting new features. For the first time in Dragon Ball Z® history, the Wii™..

  • E3 2007 Super Swing Golf: Season 2

    Tecmo outline a sequel to their popular arcade/golf title, Super Swing Golf PANGYA! with Super Swing Golf: Season 2

    "Swing into the action with your favorite characters as they return to the island to challenge new courses with all new story and tournament modes. New multiplayer modes have been introduced to keep the party going with friends and family. With completely new customizations,..

  • E3 2007 Rayman Raving Rabbids 2

    Ubisoft outline their "wackier" sequel which just might invole strange laughing, horse play and the abuse of more rabbids.

    "The mischievous bunnies are back in a hilarious sequel that is guaranteed to be even crazier and funnier than the first – and with even more wacky games! They've invaded the world of Rayman®, and now the insane Rabbids have a new objective: invade planet Earth! They have..

  • E3 2007 SoulCalibur Legends

    Namco show off the new direction for its SoulCalibur franchise, this time the action adventure title Legends.

    "SoulCalibur, the unparalleled weapon based fighting game franchise, reinvents itself as Soulcalibur Legends, a 3rd person action adventure, exclusively for the Nintendo Wii console. Soulcalibur Legends follows the 16th century exploits of...

  • E3 2007 Endless Ocean

    Another new Nintendo title, this time for Wii, Endless Ocean wasn't really mentioned at E3, but Nintendo provided us with assets anyway.

    It seems to be an ocean exploration game, there isn't any other way to explain it! Check out this intriguing video:

  • E3 2007 Mario Party DS

    Nintendo's popular Mario Party franchise will be branching into the handheld market in November.

    Whilst Nintendo haven't published many details about the game yet, we imagine it'll be packed full with the usual set of mini games and party modes. What's clear is that the emphasis will be on the unique DS control system. Check out the teaser video from Nintendo:

  • E3 2007 NiGHTS: Journey Of Dreams

    Sega release alittle more information about the hotly anticipated NiGHTS sequel.

    "As a fantasy jester called NiGHTS, players will fly through Nightopia, a rich and vibrant world where dreams come to life. With the innovative Wii Remote, gamers will experience a heightened sense of gliding, spiraling, and looping through a variety of mystical dream worlds packed with high-flying adventure. Players..

  • E3 2007 Super Smash Bros. Brawl

    Another release date set for the US, Super Smash Bros. Brawl will be released on December 3rd in North America.

    Reggie announced that there will be plenty of new announcements on the Super Smash Bros. Brawl official website over the next coming months. Reggie claimed the game to be the "best in the series". The December 3rd US release date means us UK gamers are unlikely to see the game before..

  • E3 2007 Ghost Squad

    Sega's Ghost Squad is the second named game to use Nintendo's new "Wii Zapper" light gun accessory.

    "SEGA’s top grossing light gun game, Ghost Squad, comes to the Wii™ system and replicates the excitement of the arcade experience in your home! The Ghost Squad is a Special Forces unit established in strict secrecy by the U.N. to combat terrorism and carry out special highly-classified missions..

  • E3 2007 FIFA 08

    Nintendo today announced that FIFA 08 will be playable online and use EA's league and ranking system.

    "FIFA Soccer 08 on the Wii™ makes it easy for the whole family to play and enjoy soccer with a flick of the wrist. Featuring superstar Ronaldinho as the first soccer player created as a unique and playable mini character, you’ll experience soccer in a videogame like you never have before..

  • E3 2007 DK Jungle Climber

    Nintendo release more information about the upcoming jungle platformer staring Donkey & Diddy Kong

    "King K. Rool is up to no good again, and it’s time for Donkey Kong® to swing into action. Simple controls make the game easy and fun to play, so that players of all skill levels can swing and climb their way to new heights. Team up with Diddy Kong® for even more attacks and abilities, or call..

  • E3 2007 The Legend Of Zelda: Phatom Hourglass

    Nintendo's latest Zelda title is set for US release of October 1st, using complete touch controls this is the first Zelda experience of its kind.

    "The Legend of Zelda®: Wind Waker™ closed with Link and Tetra setting sail for waters unknown ... but their story was just beginning, and it continues on the Nintendo DS. When a mysterious fog waylays their band of pirates and leaves Link alone on an..

  • E3 2007 Mario Kart Wii

    Mario Kart Wii is finally official, it'll use a fancy Wii Wheel and more importantly it'll feature online multiplayer action.

    The new version of Mario Kart, due in early 2008, features new vehicles and lets players near and far compete using Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection, Nintendo’s wireless gaming service. Mario Kart launches with the Wii Wheel (name not final), a steering wheel housing for the Wii..

  • E3 2007 Wii Fitness

    Known as "Wii Fit" in the US and "Wii Fitness" in Europe, Nintendo have dived into the health and fitness sector with another brand new Wii product.

    "The hit combination of Wii Sports™ and the Wii Remote™ brought golf swings and tennis serves into people’s homes. Now Nintendo turns the living room into a fitness center for the whole family with Wii Fit and the Wii Balance Board. Family..