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News: Adventure Island: The Beginning - First Video

Adventure Island: The Beginning - First Video

It was only a few days ago that we revealed our exclusive interview with Takahashi Meijin about Hudson’s upcoming WiiWare game Adventure Island: The Beginning. He told us we could expect to get our hands on the game in May, but it looks like Japan will get it sooner as the official website has now launched, and it lists their release date as "April".

In the game you can collect special..

News: More DSiWare? Hudson to the Rescue!

More DSiWare?  Hudson to the Rescue!

Or maybe not. At least, not yet... Sudoku Beginner 50 and Sudoku 150 are upcoming Sudoku downloads for the DSi, courtesy of our good friends at Hudson.

Now we here at WiiWare World can't read Japanese (our lifelong shame!) and there's only so much we're able to glean about this game. But since the "Beginner 50" version is selling for 200 Nintendo points and the "150" version..

News: Takahashi Meijin Interview - Hudson's Adventure Island

Takahashi Meijin Interview - Hudson's Adventure Island

Takahashi Meijin is something of a legend in his native Japan. You might know him as '16 Shot' thanks to his famed ability to hit a controller button 16 times in a second.

However, if you're a keen fan of Hudson's output then you might also know him as the inspiration for Master Higgins from Adventure Island. However, these days he's given up on skateboarding in a loincloth and is content with..

News: EU WiiWare Update: Beer Pong and Snowboard Riot

EU WiiWare Update: Beer Pong and Snowboard Riot

It had to happen some day. We’d been hoping and praying that it would pass us by; that maybe Nintendo, in its infinite mercy would deem us Europeans likeable enough to avoid such digital garbage, but sadly it wasn’t to be. We’re sorry to report that the lamentable Beer Pong! Frat Party Games – the game that proved that quality and popularity don’t always go hand-in-hand by topping the US WiiWare charts for God knows how long - is now available on the EU WiiWare service.

The video game equivalent of watching paint dry (only not as exciting)..

News: Hudson Interview - Onslaught

Hudson Interview - Onslaught

When the release of Onslaught looked like it was still a few weeks away Amar Gavhane, the associate brand manager over at Hudson kindly agreed to do an interview with us answering all our questions about game modes, weapons, etc. It would have made for a fascinating read, except for just one small snag, before we could publish the interview the game surprised everyone and came out in Europe!

As we..

News: USA WiiWare Update: Onslaught

USA WiiWare Update: Onslaught

Put those flyswats away and bring out the big guns, because this week’s WiiWare release is the awesome Onslaught, which sees you assuming the role of an intergalactic pest control operative hell-bent on eradicating the numerous insect nasties that threaten to put the willies up highly-sensitive people everywhere.

Europe was lucky enough to get this excellent game not so long ago and in our 9/10..

News: First Screens of Adventure Island: The Beginning Revealed

First Screens of Adventure Island: The Beginning Revealed

Hudson has revealed the first screenshots of their upcoming new Adventure Island game for WiiWare, Adventure Island: The Beginning which you can see below in our gallery.

From the screens you can see that the game will have gameplay very similar to earlier games in the series, with all of the unique gameplay elements we've come to know and love such...

News: Hudson Not Abandoning Virtual Console After All?

Hudson Not Abandoning Virtual Console After All?

While there's no denying that Hudson has already enjoyed quite a bit of success on Nintendo's WiiWare service, it's not been all good news for those of us who are still anxiously awaiting more Turbografx-16 Virtual Console releases.

Since they began releasing games on the WiiWare service, Hudson has all but stopped releasing any Turbografx-16 titles outside of Japan and according to our Japanese..

News: EU WiiWare Update: Onslaught and Pop-Up Pirate!

EU WiiWare Update: Onslaught and Pop-Up Pirate!

This week brings an unexpected release! You were probably expecting Snowboard Riot to be Hudson's next WiiWare game in Europe. Surprise surprise, because they have instead chosen to release Onslaught!

Onslaught was only announced for European/American release about a week ago, but it's already available now! The game is, shockingly enough, a first person shooter - The first on WiiWare. In fact,..

News: Even More Onslaught Screens Break Cover

Even More Onslaught Screens Break Cover

Hudson certainly doesn’t waste any time when it comes to promoting its upcoming games; we only dropped the news bomb on the company’s impending FPS title Onslaught a few days ago, closely following with 6 screenshots which we nabbed off Hudson's website.

It doesn't stop there folks as our pals at Hudson sent over a whole lot more images today for you to marvel at. Our Onslaught gallery has been..

News: Hudson Releases Onslaught Screenshots

Hudson Releases Onslaught Screenshots

WiiWare fans who've been aching for a first-person shooter experience are in for a treat with Hudson's upcoming WiiWare title Onslaught. Combining intuitive FPS controls using the Wii Remote with intense shooting action, Onslaught looks to be just the WiiWare title action fans have been waiting for.

Being the first FPS on WiiWare, Onslaught gives shooter fans the action you’ve been waiting for..

News: Hudson's Upcoming WiiWare Games Revealed

Hudson's Upcoming WiiWare Games Revealed

Our contact at Hudson who represents the European region has been kind enough to confirm the WiiWare lineup for the next few months. It should come as no surprise that Snowboard Riot has been penciled in for a February release, as this is now already out in North America.

The games for March and April might come as more of a surprise however: Onslaught (Due March in Europe)Onslaught is a first..

News: USA WiiWare Update: Snowboard Riot & Lonpos

USA WiiWare Update: Snowboard Riot & Lonpos

Great news for snowboarding fans today as Hudson’s Snowboard Riot is up for grabs for 1000 Wii points. This game looks like it has it all, racing action, weapons to slow down your opponents, Balance Board support and most importantly online competition! We think it looks like potentially one of the most exciting WiiWare games of the year, but you’ll have to wait for our review in a couple of days to discover if this is really the case. Until then why not check out the official site to help you decide if you want to take a chance on it before our review?

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News: EU WiiWare Update: Pop Them Drop Them and Family Glide Hockey

EU WiiWare Update: Pop Them Drop Them and Family Glide Hockey

The news wire has spoken and it has been revealed that lucky European WiiWare fans have two new releases to sink their teeth into this week, so let's have a look at what's afoot, shall we?

Puzzle game Pop Them, Drop Them SAMEGAME unquestionably wins the award for stupidest moniker of the month, but the jury is still out on whether or not this is worth a look. It’s from Hudson and only costs 500..

News: Hudson Officially Announces Pop 'Em Drop 'Em Samegame

Hudson Officially Announces Pop 'Em Drop 'Em Samegame

Although we've known about Hudson's upcoming WiiWare title Pop 'Em Drop 'Em Samegame for several months now, we haven't had a lot of information on the title. Today Hudson has sent out the official press release for the game that gives out a few new tidbits of information and would lead us to believe that the game must be on its way to the North American and European WiiWare services soon.

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News: Hudson Launches Official Snowboard Riot Website

Hudson Launches Official Snowboard Riot Website

Hudson has just launched the official site for their upcoming WiiWare title Snowboard Riot. The game takes place on a volcanic island that is covered in snow almost all year round and pits up to four snow boarders against each other in race after thrilling race.

The game will offer up wi-fi online battles as well as Wii Balance Board support for that authentic snowboarding feel. The game also..

News: USA WiiWare Update: Maboshi's Arcade and Pool Revolution: Cue Sports

USA WiiWare Update: Maboshi's Arcade and Pool Revolution: Cue Sports

The final WiiWare update of the year doesn't bring anything truly new to the table - Both new WiiWare games today have already been released in Europe. Still, who cares when both of them are good games?

The wait is finally over - After exactly 4 months, Maboshi's Arcade (Known in Europe as MaBoShi: The Three Shape Arcade) is finally released in the US! In this strange yet wonderful game, you can..

News: EU WiiWare Update: Art Style: Rotohex, Bang!, Pit Crew Panic!, and Strong Bad Episode 4: Dangeresque 3

EU WiiWare Update: Art Style: Rotohex, Bang!, Pit Crew Panic!, and Strong Bad Episode 4: Dangeresque 3

Nintendo has once again shown some serious love to European Wii owners today with the release of a whopping four WiiWare titles.

That's right; if you're a Euro Wii owner then you have Art Style: Rotohex, Bang!, Pit Crew Panic!, and Strong Bad Episode 4: Dangeresque 3 to choose from. You lucky ducks! We’ve already covered Art Style: Rotohex, Pit Crew Panic!, and Strong Bad Episode 4: Dangeresque..

News: USA WiiWare Update: Space Invaders Get Even & Pit Crew Panic!

USA WiiWare Update: Space Invaders Get Even & Pit Crew Panic!

Well the US WiiWare releases feature something old and something new. The US finally gets the release of Taito's Space Invaders Get Even, which Japanese and European gamers have already been enjoying, as well as the newest Hudson WiiWare release Pit Crew Panic!

You can check out WiiWare World's Space Invaders Get Even review if you're still undecided on a purchase and we'll have a full review of..

News: Hudson Interview - Alien Crush Returns

Hudson Interview - Alien Crush Returns

With the recent release of Alien Crush Returns, Hudson continues to breath new life into their classic franchises through both the Wii Virtual Console and WiiWare services. While they've also brought out some great new titles, it's these remakes of their classic titles that seem to grab the most attention from gamers around the world.

We recently...