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News: Animal Crossing: Let's Go to the City; Hitting Europe this December

Animal Crossing: Let's Go to the City; Hitting Europe this December

Another Nintendo game with a slightly different title in Europe (why do they do that?) which is currently scheduled for a Christmas release this coming December.

Pack your bags and take a trip to the city as Animal Crossing comes to Wii! In a new instalment to the hugely popular series, Animal Crossing: Let’s Go to the City not only allows players to create their own perfect life in the country,..

News: Amigo, Amigo.. Samba, Samba!

Amigo, Amigo.. Samba, Samba!

SEGA today release the updated Wii incarnation of the Dreamcast original maraca madness known as Samba de Amigo across Europe.

The samba-inspired rhythm music game made popular in the arcades is shaking its way onto the Wii™! Keeping the beat with over 40 songs on a Samba-inspired sound track, players shake the Wii Remote™ and Nunchuk™ like maracas and compete with friends to see who has the..

News: Ubisoft announce Tenchu in US/EU

Ubisoft announce Tenchu in US/EU

Although we knew about the Japanese game, Ubisoft have now confirmed the western version coming early next year.

Today Ubisoft announced Tenchu™ 4, the newest addition to the Tenchu™ franchise exclusively for the Wii™ system, will launch in North America and Europe in early 2009. The development team behind the original Tenchu, Acquire, brings a fresh new look, feel and motion to the Tenchu..

News: Rapala declares Fishing Season open!

Rapala declares Fishing Season open!

Activision's slippery fishing game is out now in the US, coming with a spiffy fishing rod attachment.

Activision has worked closely with developer Fun Labs and Rapala, the world's largest manufacturer of fishing lures and #1 fishing brand in the world, to create an angling title that appeals to fishermen and gamers of all abilities. Rapala Fishing Frenzy represents an evolution of the perennially..

News: Disaster: Day of Crisis IS ALIVE!

Disaster: Day of Crisis IS ALIVE!

As Hurricane Gustav batters America Nintendo announces the re-birth of Disaster: Day of Crisis, horray!

Survive nature’s most devastating catastrophes in Disaster: Day of Crisis, a panic inducing survival game for Wii. In a devastatingly short period of time, an unprecedented wave of natural disasters has pummeled the United States. On top of this inexplicable series of disasters, a rogue special..

News: Need for Speed: Undercover, Uncovered.

Need for Speed: Undercover, Uncovered.

EA explain the reasons why they will release yet another Need for Speed game, but this one is undercover.

Need for Speed Undercover has players racing through speedways, dodging cops and chasing rivals as they go deep undercover to take down an International crime syndicate. The new game heralds the return of high-intensity police chases and introduces the all-new ‘Heroic Driving Engine’ -- a..

News: Behind the scenes with the new Lara Croft

Behind the scenes with the new Lara Croft

EIDOS show some behind-the-scenes footage of Alison Carroll as she becomes the latest incarnate of Lara Croft.

Meet Alison Carroll – actress, gymnast and arguably the greatest living embodiment of Lara Croft so far. There have been several memorable real-life incarnations of England’s first lady of adventure over the last decade, but few have managed to capture what Lara embodies with quite so..

News: Wii Samba fun re-dated

Wii Samba fun re-dated

SEGA celebrate the announcement of the final release date for Samba de Amigo by throwing you an online mini-game.

The Samba-inspired rhythm music game made popular in arcades and on the Dreamcast is shaking its way exclusively onto the Wii! Grab your friends and shake the Wii controllers like maracas to the beat in a variety of crazy environments full of zany characters and colorful single and..

News: GC: Rapala’s Fishing Frenzy

GC: Rapala’s Fishing Frenzy

New fishing game from Activision with its own brand spanking new Fishing rod controller, class.

Utilizing an all new, limited edition Rod and Reel peripheral designed exclusively for the Wii, players will become more immersed in the fishing experience than ever before. With their hands on authentic gear, players will use an actual rod as they cast and reel in fish hooked on their lines. They can..

News: GC: Activision announce new Pitfall game

GC: Activision announce new Pitfall game

Pitfall: The Big Adventure will be the first Pitfall game on Wii, Activision decide to tease us with only a few screenshots.

Pitfall: The Big Adventure for Wii is in development at Edge of Reality and will swing onto shelves this Fall. With more than 10 million Pitfall titles sold to date, Pitfall: The Big Adventure will introduce the franchise to a new generation of gamers while bringing a fresh..

News: GC: Shaun White Snowboarding: Road Trip Update

GC: Shaun White Snowboarding: Road Trip Update

Ubisoft issue us with some new screenshots, trailer and an updated fact sheet for the upcoming snowfest.

Shaun White Snowboarding: Road Trip takes the action-sports genre to a whole new level. For the first-time ever, feel the rocky weight of the mountain push up against your toes in your very own living room, ¬with the revolutionary Wii Balance Board™. Whether you’re coasting down bunny..

News: GC: Monkey Madness

GC: Monkey Madness

Ubisoft announce a new virtual pet title aimed at the younger gamer, Monkey Madness Wii.

Monkey Madness Wii targets kids ages 6 to 8 years. The game allows you to build a strong relationship with a full family of funny monkeys. Thanks to the unique cross-breeding system, you will be able to create unique species by mixing the different breeds available in the game. Play with your monkeys, interact..

News: GC: Rayman TV Party Update

GC: Rayman TV Party Update

Ubisoft issue an updated fact sheet at this years GC event along with a trailer and new screenshots.

First they invaded the world and, now your TV! The Rabbids have taken over almost every channel you can imagine, from music to movies – even TV ads! Help the Rabbids destroy all our daily viewing and drive Rayman crazy. In Story Mode, play through a week of television, with each day bringing new..

News: SEGA show new MadWorld trailer at GC

SEGA show new MadWorld trailer at GC

One of the most talked about Wii titles this month has been ultra-violent gore-fest MadWorld, SEGA have released a new trailer for the game with even more gameplay footage than before - it looks fantastic.

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..

News: EA to bring new Tennis game to Wii (with MotionPlus)

EA to bring new Tennis game to Wii (with MotionPlus)

Publisher giants EA announce a new Tennis franchise for Wii using MotionPlus and other platforms using normal (boring) controllers.

An all-new tennis videogame is in development at EA Canada in Vancouver under the EA SPORTS™ brand. The EA SPORTS tennis franchise will be available first for the Wii™ in 2009, followed by other platforms, and it will be the first EA SPORTS game that uses..

News: The Conduit going on show at PAX 2008

The Conduit going on show at PAX 2008

Hot property The Conduit will be featured by Nintendo at this years Penny Arcade Expo taking place in Seattle on August 29th through 31st

High Voltage Software (HVS) has announced that The Conduit, a fast paced action-shooter game currently in development for the Wii™ console, will be featured by Nintendo at this year’s PAX convention. The Conduit is a First Person Shooter (FPS) where players..

News: House of the Dead: OVERKILL - Awesome.

House of the Dead: OVERKILL - Awesome.

SEGA surprise us with the announcement of a brand spanking new House of the Dead game, exclusive for Wii coming early next year.

The House of the Dead: OVERKILL uncovers the ugly, terrifying, red hot secrets behind the House of the Dead; the daddy of all over-the-top shooters. While staying true to the classic gameplay this hugely successful SEGA series is getting a new retro look, with..

News: Oh dear, The Daily Mail has found out about MadWorld

Oh dear, The Daily Mail has found out about MadWorld

British newspaper attacks violent "MadWorld" a good nine months before it's even released!

A new computer game tipped to be the most violent ever is being released exclusively on the so-called 'family friendly' Wii console. Nintendo will dramatically transform Wii's image with the release of ultra violent video game MadWorld which, 'revolves around the themes of brutality and exhilaration',..

News: Fatal Frame IV Update + Screenshots

Fatal Frame IV Update + Screenshots

The latest in the Fatal Frame survival horror games hits Wii in Japan, but when will we get a US/EU release?

The player controls the character of either Ruka, Misaki, Madoka, or Choushiro, and uses the Camera Obscura to photograph and fight off ghosts. The player explores the various buildings present on Rougetsu Island. On the main screen there is a sensor bar that indicates if a ghost is present..

News: Nintendo 'camp' things up with Captain Rainbow

Nintendo 'camp' things up with Captain Rainbow

Finally a game for the people of San Francisco, Captain Rainbow emerges from the people that brought you Chibi-Robo and GiFTPiA.

The main character "Nick" is able to transform into "Captain Rainbow" a tokusatsu-styled superhero wielding a yo-yo, with a wish to restore his lost popularity. To restore his popularity, Nick ventures to Minmin Island; an island where wishes are said..