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News: Alone In The Dark Wii Trailer

Alone In The Dark Wii Trailer

One of the most famous brands of yester-year is set for release on all next gen consoles this month, but will the Wii version live upto the others?

Central Park is hiding a secret. Over the course of one apocalyptic night trapped in Manhattan’s vast parkland, hero Edward Carnby must fight the unimaginable to survive and uncover the earth-shattering truth. New York will never be the same again..

News: Mario Kart JS

Mario Kart JS

Some people are both brilliant and have too much time on their hands, he's done it again, Mario Kart (Javascript Edition).

That's right, not content with just having Mario Bros. ported to Javascript we've now got Mario Kart (SNES version) to mess about with at work. So far, it's just racing. No weapons or any of that fancy stuff. At the moment, you can choose from 3 different drivers (Mario, Luigi..

News: Summer Of Sonic

Summer Of Sonic

SEGA & Sonic nerds are set to meet up this summer to play some hedgehog starring games, all supported by the lovely people at SEGA Europe.

Welcome to the Summer of Sonic 2008! This is an event held by the British Sonic the Hedgehog online community to get fans together from all over the country (and even the world)! Meet your online friends in person, chat about your favourite characters, draw some..

News: SNK Just Went Old Skool

SNK Just Went Old Skool

Ignition set to publish a 16 title "SNK Arcade Classics Vol 1" collection for Wii later this year.

‘In the Arcade, the addictive quality of these games ensured that the money in your pocket didn’t last long’ Says Peter Rollinson, Product Manager, Ignition Entertainment ‘Now the only difficulty is deciding which game to play first’. Taking...

News: You're Almost Alone In The Dark

You're Almost Alone In The Dark

The "wait" is almost over, Atari announce that the new Alone In The Dark title will be launched later this month in Europe and US.

Atari today announced that development is complete on the highly anticipated action survival game Alone in the Dark, and the game is on track to ship 20 June in Europe and 24 June in North America for Xbox 360 game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PC, Wii and..

News: Wario Land Shake - New Info: No Balance Board!

Wario Land Shake - New Info: No Balance Board!

It was originally thought that one of the eleven games that Nintendo developed for the Balance Board would be a Wario game. With the announcement of Wario Land Shake many thought there might be some kind of incorporating of the Board but sadly it doesn't seem to be the case.

According to new information we've scooped up from MyWii.com.au the game will not feature the Balance Board but will be..

News: Capcom Say No To A Wii Street Fight

Capcom Say No To A Wii Street Fight

As awful as it looks from an art perspective, many Nintendo Wii owners were praying their favourite fighting game would get some Wii love. Sadly Mr. Capcom has just ruined their plans.

The new Street Fighter, the 4th in the series and a return to it's roots, will be developed for Playstation 3, XBOX 360 and PC. No Wii version has been announced and it is unlikely Capcom will do a U-turn and release..

News: Wario Land Shake - Balance Board Compatible? Blimey!

Wario Land Shake - Balance Board Compatible? Blimey!

The rumoured Balance Board compatible Wario game has been given credibility, but, (shock horror!) it's not a WarioWare title as many forum-goers suspected.

Originating from a link our friends over at Cubed3 told us about, Nintendo's Japanese release dates list the following items: 7月10日 DS伝説のスタフィー たいけつ!ダイール海賊団 4,800円7月24日 Wiiワリオランド..

News: Nintendo Give Back At Wii Fit Launch

Nintendo Give Back At Wii Fit Launch

It's not difficult to realise that Nintendo are going to make a fortune with Wii Fit, thankfully for the global economy they decided to give some back at this weeks launch event.

To celebrate the launch of Wii Fit, Nintendo held an interactive release party for the public in the southwest corner of New York's Central Park, near the Merchants' Gate. "We're looking for everyone to 'get on board'..

News: Wii Fit Goes Racing

Wii Fit Goes Racing

Okay, we know the Americans don't quite understand the quality of F1, but they have done something pretty special this weekend in both NASCAR and Indy 500.

Wii Fit will become a part of racing history when the Wii Fit-branded cars race in both the Indy 500 and the NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 this Memorial Day weekend. NASCAR: Chip Ganassi Racing's number 40 Dodge, jointly sponsored by Nintendo and Target,..

News: Guitar Hero: World Tour Adds Drum Support

Guitar Hero: World Tour Adds Drum Support

Activision announce the latest incarnation of Guitar Hero, this time titled "World Tour" and will feature various new features most notably the addition of a drum kit!

Guitar Hero World Tour will transform music gaming by marrying Guitar Hero’s exhilarating guitar gameplay, with a cooperative band experience that combines the most advanced wireless instruments with revolutionary new online and..

News: Sega Announce PictoImage

Sega Announce PictoImage

New creative drawing game from the Sega boys, promises three different modes and upto eight player support.

PictoImage is a pick up and play puzzle game in which players to take turns drawing the image of a word, while competitors race against the clock to guess the word first. The words are generated at random and can be anything from an apple, to a waterfall or a butler! Even if art is not your..

News: Best Trailer Ever: Samba De Amigo

Best Trailer Ever: Samba De Amigo

What do you get when you put a fat guy in pink braces, a monkey with maracas and a bored family all in the same room?

The best trailer in the world of course. After the terrible SEGA Bass Fishing trailer, SEGA has finally earned our respect back.

News: Sam & Max Heading To Wii

Sam & Max Heading To Wii

Announced last month, Telltale has revealed that the infamous Sam & Max franchise will be coming to Wii in the form of Sam & Max: Season One, containing all 6 episodes released so far on the PC counterpart.

The Wii console is a perfect fit for the Sam & Max games. The series' story-driven gameplay and episodic structure has often been favorably compared to TV sitcoms. The new Wii version will..

News: MadWorld: Light-hearted Brutality

MadWorld: Light-hearted Brutality

SEGA's recently announced worldwide partnership with with PlatinumGames is all set to bring "MadWorld" to Wii, a black & white ultra stylish third person action game.

Described on its own website as "Light-hearted Brutality" PlatinumGames' MadWorld sounds like winner, players are set to master the use of various weapons found within their environment, such as chainsaws and street signs,..

News: New And Improved Wii Picross

New And Improved Wii Picross

The people over at wiipicross.com have updated their site and want you to come back for another play.

Wii Picross is a top ranking destination for curious and dedicated logic art puzzlers alike, with over 1.3 million puzzles already served in a wide variety of difficulties. Continuing with Quest Engine's friendly, 'free to play', 'user driven content' approach, you can now become a Wii Picross..

News: F-Zero Wii Hint In Mario Kart?

F-Zero Wii Hint In Mario Kart?

Maybe we're reading way too much into things but we like to get ourselves excited.... I mean-?! SPOILERS.

As self indulgent gamers from across the world start posting videos of themselves playing Mario Kart Wii onto the interweb - one particular unlockable kart has caused a bit of Internet babble. Depicted in the video above is the "Blue Falcon" - best known for it's appearances in the..

News: "The Most Powerful Engine Available For Wii"

"The Most Powerful Engine Available For Wii"

It's been a bit "will it, won't it" with Nibris' psychological thriller "Sadness" ever since it was announced in April 2006 but according to Official Nintendo Magazine the game is running on "the most powerful engine available for [the] Wii". Blimey.

After the new screenshot which emerged last week we've all been waiting for the next twist in the...

News: Mario Kart Wii Available In Europe Now!

Mario Kart Wii Available In Europe Now!

The morning has been a good one for most of us Europeans as we all (hopefully) got to grips with the latest in the Mario Kart series and Nintendo's new "Wii-Wheel" controller extension.

With (what I deem to be) the first major Nintendo Wii title to feature online gaming (and let me tell you now - it works very well) I thought it was prime time for the members of NintendoLife.com to get togther and..