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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..

News: Disaster: Day of Crisis coming later this year?

Disaster: Day of Crisis coming later this year?

One of the games that never was, "vaporware" if you will, has been rated in Australia and all set for release this year?

Originally announced at E3 two years ago Disaster: Day of Crisis was one of a few games that we've heard little about since. Developed by Monolith Soft the game is set to be some kind of adventure/survival game where the player must survive a number of natural disasters integral..

News: Eidos bring us another new face of of Lara Croft

Eidos bring us another new face of of Lara Croft

Alison Carroll, a 23-year-old professional gymnast from south London has been unveiled as the new face of Lara Croft.

Alison Carroll will promote the new Tomb Raider: Underworld game which is due out in November. Alison told BBC Newsbeat: "It's an amazing opportunity. Lara is strong, athletic, confident and independent so it's a huge responsibility to take on her role." After quitting her..

News: Introducing the wonderful, whimsical world of "KORE"

Introducing the wonderful, whimsical world of "KORE"

Snap Dragon Games unveil their latest work in the form of KORE.

With three zany, kooky crackpots sharing a cybernetic K.O.R.E suit, insane action is guaranteed. After all, the suit enhances the wearer's abilities beyond imagination. Pixie becomes a pro at climbing, Madboy gains an iron fist, and the dog Rex develops astonishing senses of hearing and smell. And these super powers they will..

News: Deer Drive - dumbest game of the year?

Deer Drive - dumbest game of the year?

It must be an American thing, who else would think running around with guns shooting at Deer is cool?

Video game publisher Mastiff announced today that they have teamed up with developers SCS Software and Kouyousha to bring the award-winning arcade- style, multi-player hunting series, Deer Drive, to Wii TM this fall. Deer Drive meshes hunting simulation with arcade style pick-up-and-play action and..

News: Wii Fussball Anyone?

Wii Fussball Anyone?

505 Games announce the launch of more sports related budgetware for Wii, this time in the format of Table Football.

To celebrate the start of the football season, 505 Games is pleased to announce that Table Football for Nintendo Wii™ is heading on to the pitch today. Table Football uses the motion-sensing abilities of the Wii Remote to make it feel just like you’re playing a fast-paced game of..

News: Celebrity Sports Showdown - What?

Celebrity Sports Showdown - What?

EA announce another "we-simply-can't-get-them-out-the-door-fast-enough" title, sports mini game pack: Celebrity Sports Showdown.

Celebrity Sports Showdown features 12 outdoor sports games and is the ultimate party game to play with people of all ages. Play as your favourite celebrities, with featured stars including singers Fergie and Avril Lavigne, and athletes like Paul Pierce and Mia Hamm, to..

News: Harvest Moon DS goes gold, out next week

Harvest Moon DS goes gold, out next week

Fans of Harvest Moon in the US will next week be able to get their hands on the latest addition to the DS series.

Harvest Moon: Island of Happiness brings the largest portable Harvest Moon experience ever to the Nintendo DS.Starting off with an abandoned farm, a handful of seeds, and the determination to start a new life, it's up to the player to develop a mysterious, abandoned island into a..

News: Red Steel 2 with MotionPlus due in 2009

Red Steel 2 with MotionPlus due in 2009

Ubisoft recently let things slip that they will follow up the somewhat let-down-of-the-year Red Steel early next year.

"Red Steel 2 has been in development for many months now, and this new device will help us be even more precise in what we do with the product. The Red Steel brand is strong - I think we released it on year one, and that people understood that it was a first try on new..

News: The Conduit Gathers Momentum

The Conduit Gathers Momentum

High Voltage are cooking up a storm with this title with many gamers putting their faith in the future of FPS games on Wii.

High Voltage Software, developer of the highly anticipated first-person shooter The Conduit, has garnered acclaim and attention across the web. In a limited showing throughout the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) Media and Business Summit, The Conduit has managed to earn..

News: Ubisoft hire new "talent" to promote Imagine series

Ubisoft hire new "talent" to promote Imagine series

Never short of marketing ideas Ubisoft have announced that Holly Willoughby and Fearne Cotten to promote a new range of video games.

Today Ubisoft announced a partnership with two of television’s most popular celebrities, Holly Willoughby and Fearne Cotton, to promote Imagine™, a new range of video games available on Nintendo DS™. The new range of games for girls aged 6-12 years will roll out..

News: Eidos convinced that more Tomb's need Raiding

Eidos convinced that more Tomb's need Raiding

Lara Croft's latest instalment isn't far away now as Eidos release a new "teaser" trailer which is merely designed to "tease".

Tomb Raider: Underworld sees Lara undertake her riskiest mission yet, descending to the depths of the underworlds. For generations, stories have been told of the fearsome weapon of the Norse god, Thor. Legend has it that he who wields the hammer has the power to smash..

News: Capcom confirms Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop

Capcom confirms Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop

Based on the accliamed Xbox version, the new Wii version will exploit the unique controls only the Wii can offer.

Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced that Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop is in development for the Wii™ home video game system. Based on the critically acclaimed Dead Rising™, which has sold in excess of one million units since its..

News: Sonic and the Black Knight is SEGA's new Wii exclusive

Sonic and the Black Knight is SEGA's new Wii exclusive

SEGA all set to release a follow-up to Sonic and the Secret Rings with Sonic and the Black Knight set for release in early 2009.

SEGA today announced Sonic™ and the Black Knight, an all-new Wii-exclusive adventure. Part of the storybook series of games that began with Sonic and the Secret Rings, this new title brings Sonic into the world of Arthurian legend and offers the worlds most infamous..

News: Capcom's Dead Rising to resurface on Wii

Capcom's Dead Rising to resurface on Wii

Another one of Capcom's zombie-filled death-toll games, Dead Rising, is set for re-release on Nintendo's Wii console, get.

And the string of old games Capcom is porting to the Wii continues. Dead Rising, the Xbox 360 zombie fest, is being repackaged for the Wii. This follows remakes Resident Evil 4 and Okami. Dead Rising Wii appears to be a direct port of the existing game, not something new (and,..

E3 2008: Castlevania Judgement

Castlevania Judgement

Konami's first ever Castlevania title for Wii is the fighter subtitled Judgment, some new info and screens available today.

The battle between good and evil continues with Castlevania Judgment, the first Castlevania title for the Wii. Castlevania Judgment brings together the many generations of heroic vampire hunters, including the fearsome Belmont clan, as well as Dracula’s most formidable..

E3 2008: Dance Dance Revolution Hottest Party 2

Dance Dance Revolution Hottest Party 2

Konami invite you round for another sweat-fest in DDR Hottest Party 2, exclusively for Wii.

DanceDanceRevolution® celebrates its 10th anniversary with an all-new game for the Wii! The hottest selling dance game returns, with an entirely new soundtrack, game modes and interactivity. DanceDanceRevolution® Hottest Party 2 enhances the series’ trademark interactive gameplay by combining the..

E3 2008: Wii Music

Wii Music

Nintendo's latest game from the original "Wii" series will be available this Christmas, designed by the legendary Shigeru Miyamoto and aims to put a new twist on music games.

Create a musical masterpiece with up to four players. Anyone can play the huge selection of instruments in Wii Music with simple motions—like strumming and drumming. It’s easy to play improv jams. Musicians in your band..

E3 2008: Wii Sports Resort

Wii Sports Resort

The follow up game to Wii Sports will use the new MotionPlus Wiimote addon announced yesterday, designed to mimic your exact movements on-screen with 1:1 motion capture.

Wii Sports™ Resort is not just a simple sequel to one of the world’s most popular console games, Wii Sports. It is the first title to make use of another Nintendo advance, the Wii MotionPlus accessory, which plugs into the base..

E3 2008: Animal Crossing: City Folk

Animal Crossing: City Folk

Nintendo bring "creativity" and "community" together in the upcoming socially apt Animal Crossing for Wii set to be released by Christmas.

This holiday season, Animal Crossing®: City Folk lets players move into a fun community populated by quirky animals. Players can improve their community, chat with Nintendo Again Redefines Game Control, Puts Spotlight on Community Building the locals or just..