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News: Hideki Kamiya Still Wants to Work on Star Fox

Hideki Kamiya Still Wants to Work on Star Fox

Let him do that, Star Fox

Ever-tweeting Platinum Games director Hideki Kamiya has spoken about his desire to work on the Star Fox franchise in the past, and that hope apparently hasn't gone anywhere. During E3 2013, speaking to Nintendo World Report, Kamiya reiterated that he would be "pleased" if he was offered everybody's favourite space-animal...

News: Nigoro: Still a Chance for La-Mulana on WiiWare

Nigoro: Still a Chance for La-Mulana on WiiWare

It's never too late

Japanese developer Nigoro has said there's still a possibility we'll see La-Mulana reach WiiWare in the West. The team said on its official blog: To be honest, we don’t give up WiiWare version for overseas. So, we want to let you know in advance, “There is a possibility to release WiiWare version.” It will be without the...

News: La-Mulana Director Would Welcome Offers from Publishers

La-Mulana Director Would Welcome Offers from Publishers

Go ahead, make his day

Nicalis won't publish La-Mulana on WiiWare in the West, but that doesn't mean the game is entirely, 100% stone cold dead. We asked La-Mulana director Takumi Naramura if he and the Nigoro team would continue to pursue a western release through another publisher, to which he replied: The game is completed, we welcome the offer...

News: The World Ends With You Lives On, Says Tetsuya Nomura

The World Ends With You Lives On, Says Tetsuya Nomura

What's being worked on?

DS RPG The World Ends With You is one of the most beloved games on the system, but in opposition to Square Enix's love of doling out Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest updates like they're going out of fashion, we've seen neither hide nor hair of Neku and friends since the original game released. Does that mean the series has been killed off? Not necessarily. Although you may..

News: Capcom Talks Street Fighter X Tekken, SSFIV3D:AE on 3DS

Capcom Talks Street Fighter X Tekken, SSFIV3D:AE on 3DS

So many letters

Right off the bat, Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition sold well, topping the 3DS charts and becoming the best-selling third party game on the machine. Producer and self-confessed Blanka lover Yoshinori Ono recently spoke about more Capcom fighters coming to the machine, including crossover scrapper Street Fighter X Tekken. While Ono said the game is "possible", he first..

News: WayForward Pursuing Shantae for 3DS Virtual Console

WayForward Pursuing Shantae for 3DS Virtual Console

No promises, though

Shantae: Risky's Revenge introduced countless handheld owners to the hip-shaking half-genie, but those who've tried to track down the game's Game Boy Color prequel will have had quite a shock, its price on auction sites reaching hundreds of dollars. Developer WayForward often gets asked whether it's planning to bring the GBC romp...

News: Sonic Generations 3DS Rumours Gain Speed

Sonic Generations 3DS Rumours Gain Speed

SEGA report lists 3DS version

Last week, Gamestop listed Sonic Generations for 3DS and we tagged it as a rumour, as always when retailers list unannounced games. However, now SEGA has listed the game in a financial report, it's time to stop thinking "this is a rumour" and start thinking "this bag has no cat in it". Andriasang found the listing on a SEGA-Sammy financial report,..

News: Don't Get Too Excited About Next Week's Investor Meeting

Don't Get Too Excited About Next Week's Investor Meeting

Stream confusion

Next Tuesday, 26th April sees Nintendo's end of financial year report, with rumours pointing to a live stream of the investors' meeting on the Japanese giant's website. While some have jumped to the conclusion that this spells out a special revelation from Nintendo, the truth may be far more mundane. A quick flick through Nintendo's investor relations library reveals the company is..

News: WayForward Talks 3DS Shantae Possibilities

WayForward Talks 3DS Shantae Possibilities

Sounds eager

Shantae: Risky's Revenge is the best thing on DSiWare and, according to Metacritic, the best game released on DS last year, a stunning achievement indeed. With the 3DS available now, WayForward's Matt Bozon has touched on plans to bring the half-genie into the third dimension in an interview with CVG. While there was no official confirmation that the belly dancer would be turning up on..

News: Camelot Excited by Challenges of 3DS Development

Camelot Excited by Challenges of 3DS Development

But keeps quiet on specifics

Camelot's Golden Sun: Dark Dawn certainly took its sweet time to arrive, with a seven year wait between Golden Sun: The Lost Age and the latest Adept adventure. Now the game is finished, however, what's developer Camelot looking forward to next? Like nearly every Nintendo fan it's the 3DS, of course. One of the two...

News: Don't Worry, You May Get More 2D Metroids

Don't Worry, You May Get More 2D Metroids

"Certainly possible", says Yoshio Sakamoto

As promising as Metroid: Other M looks, not everybody is happy with the direction the series has taken: some would be happier with a straightforward 2D Samus adventure like the days of old. Their prayers may not be falling on deaf ears either, as Metroid overlord Yoshio Sakamoto has hinted the flat...

News: Capcom Interested In Doing More Retro Games

Capcom Interested In Doing More Retro Games

Unsure if sales were disappointing for Mega Man 9

Contrary to popular belief, game companies have a vested interest in making money. Things that appear to be massive fan service, like Capcom's downloadable retro sequel Mega Man 9, bank on said fans actually buying the game, especially when considering doing it all again. So how were those sales? Christian Svensson, corporate officer/VP of Strategic..