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News: Alien Pinball Action Returns

Alien Pinball Action Returns

Gamers anxious to get their hands on Alien Crush Returns may not have to wait much longer. Hudson has just sent out an official press release regarding the impending WiiWare release of the game. You can take a look at the press release below, along with three brand new screenshots of the game in action.

Hudson Entertainment, the North American publishing arm of Hudson Soft, today announced that it..

News: Alien Crush Returns & Space Invaders Get Even In Japan

Alien Crush Returns & Space Invaders Get Even In Japan

Lucky Japanese WiiWare gamers will be enjoying the awesome looking Alien Crush Returns and Space Invaders Get Even soon. Both are going to be made available on the Japanese WiiWare service this Tuesday (26 Aug).

Whilst both games look undeniably awesome, Alien Crush Returns has to be the pick of the two. This looks like the perfect homage to the original much loved TurboGrafx pinball sim. With the..

News: EU WiiWare Update: Strong Bad Episode 1 and My Aquarium

EU WiiWare Update: Strong Bad Episode 1 and My Aquarium

Not much of a surprise in Europe today, as both of today's releases were already confirmed by their publishers beforehand! You have the choice of relaxing by watching virtual fish, or helping out the most awesome guy on the planet (Well, according to himself!).

The first episode of Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People, Homestar Ruiner, is...

News: My Aquarium Coming To Europe This Friday

My Aquarium Coming To Europe This Friday

Hold the front page! We’ve just had confirmation from Hudson that its virtual fish tank simulator My Aquarium will be hitting the European WiiWare service this Friday (15th).

There's no word on the North American release date as yet. Our contact at Hudson has revealed that the company is still waiting for final approval from Nintendo of America, but is hopeful of also granting the game an August..

News: Tetris Party - New Game Play Video!

Tetris Party - New Game Play Video!

We already know that Hudson's Tetris Party will support the Wii Fit Balance Board as well as Wii Remote 'point and shoot' control. Couple that together with online play and 18 different game modes to choose from and what you have is a fairly impressive Tetris package overall.

We still don't have a firm release date for Tetris Party, but Hudson has said to expect the game sometime this Fall. You can..

News: New My Aquarium Trailer, Game Due This Month

New My Aquarium Trailer, Game Due This Month

Hudson has kindly informed us that its interactive fish tank game My Aquarium is due for release sometime this month.

In order to get you all excited, the company has also produced a new trailer for English-speaking markets. It's down there, below the next paragraph. Are we good to you or what? As you can see the game is set to feature all kinds of fishy goings-on and could end up being something..

News: Publishers Remain Tight-Lipped On Black Monday Debacle

Publishers Remain Tight-Lipped On Black Monday Debacle

Boy, Monday was a real bummer, wasn’t it? There we all were, waiting in feverish expectation for the impending triple-whammy of Mega Man, Ys Book 1 & 2 and Samurai Showdown II, as we had previously been promised by the respective publishers of these games. Then Nintendo pulled the rug from beneath us and released Sonic and Splatterhouse II instead.

Feeling a sense of duty to the legions of..

News: Tetris Party To Support The Balance Board

Tetris Party To Support The Balance Board

Hudson announced Tetris Party some time ago and although we’d heard rumours of Balance Board compatibility, it hasn’t actually been confirmed until now.

The game is set for release in Autumn (or 'Fall' if you're of the North American persuasion) and will also include online play, 'point and shoot' wiimote control and 18 different games modes, 10 of which will be all-new variations on the core..

News: Hudson's My Aquarium For WiiWare

Hudson's My Aquarium For WiiWare

We received a rather interesting press release today about the upcoming fish tank simulation for WiiWare called My Aquarium by Hudson. It seems the original name of Blue Oasis for North America has now been dropped so it’s got the same name as Europe thankfully.

We’re not sure what to make of this “game” but we’re sure it will interest some as a sort of glorified screensaver for the Wii..

News: Alien Crush Returns - More Details

Alien Crush Returns - More Details

Japanese magazine Famitsu has put up some new screenshots of the rather tasty looking Alien Crush Returns. Check it out Google’s translation of the page for yourselves.

Here are the interesting details which we noted: Features Reverse Ball - allows you to instantly send the ball back the way it was moving. Split Ball – lets your ball split into two for a limited time for increased scoring..

News: Alien Crush Returns - New Screenshots and Video

Alien Crush Returns - New Screenshots and Video

Fans of the TurboGrafx-16 pinball simulation Alien Crush will be happy to know that the official Japanese Alien Crush Returns website for the upcoming WiiWare sequel has gone live. The game has also gotten its official title of Alien Crush Returns as well. We got our hands on some new screenshots as well as the official trailer for the game for everyone to check out.

Just from perusing the web site..

News: Bomberman Looks Like A Blast

Bomberman Looks Like A Blast

The German ratings board, the USK have revealed that the upcoming Bomberman game will in fact be called Bomberman Blast. It seems like a pretty good name to us assuming that the game is a blast to play!

The official Japanese Bomberman Blast website is available now also. Check it out, there are loads of goodies like screenshots, game modes and artwork for you to look at. That is if you can..

News: Hudson's Adventure Island Could Be Revived On WiiWare

Hudson's Adventure Island Could Be Revived On WiiWare

It seems that Hudson is in the early stages of creating a new Adventure Island game. Takahashi Meijin, who you might know as the real-life Master Higgins, said in a recent interview that the game would probably be for WiiWare, and will most likely not use forced motion control, as that would take away from the game's simple gameplay.

As it has been about 14 years since the last real console..

News: Blue Oasis - Fishy Fun For All The Family

Blue Oasis - Fishy Fun For All The Family

Blue Oasis (Hudson's virtual aquarium) official site has opened. You can see the promotional trailer below.

Details from the site : Customize your tank from scratch, including the glass, the scenery, the lighting, and the type of fishes that will populate it. You can choose among 40 species of fishes, and create 6 different tanks No advanced technical knowledge required, as there is no..

News: Star Soldier R Tournament - Are You Good Enough?

Star Soldier R Tournament - Are You Good Enough?

We got a cheeky little press release from Hudson today which we thought might be of interest to shmup fans here on WiiWare World.

Do you have what it takes to compete and win Hudson's Top 5 Wii Games along with 16,000 Wii Points? Note: This appears to only be open to American and Canadian Wii owners! More on the tournament registration page. Star Soldier R Tournament and Sweepstakes Announced Sign..

News: Hudson Interview - Alien Crush, Bomberman, Tetris, Blue Oasis

Hudson Interview - Alien Crush, Bomberman, Tetris, Blue Oasis

Hudson is a company that needs little introduction. One of the first publishers to flock to the legendary NES console, Hudson has continued to be a solid Nintendo supporter and has recently opened its WiiWare account with the enjoyable Star Soldier R. Needless to say, the veteran publisher also has several other interesting titles on the horizon.

With this in mind, we spoke to Hudson Japan to get..

News: New Hudson WiiWare Details for Tetris and Bomberman

New Hudson WiiWare Details for Tetris and Bomberman

In an interview with Siliconera, Hudson's Japanese vice president Kentaro Murayama has revealed some more details on their upcoming WiiWare games, Tetris and Bomberman.

There's not much new details for Tetris - They are thinking of incorporating the Wii Balance Board somehow, but have not made a decision on the matter yet. Imagine moving Tetris blocks by leaning left and right! There's also some..

News: Hudson announces WiiWare lineup, Alien Crush sequel

Hudson announces WiiWare lineup, Alien Crush sequel

Hudson has dated a few of their upcoming WiiWare games for Japan. Along with the dates, they've announced two new titles. There's also (finally) clarification on the Bomberman WiiWare game and Bomberman retail game. I'll go down the list in the same order Hudson did:

First off, Joy Sound is no longer a WiiWare game. It will be released as a retail game because it includes some accessoires which..

News: Bomberman Wii - First screens

Bomberman Wii - First screens

In the newest edition of the Japanese magazine Famitsu, Hudson has unveiled the first screens of "Bomberman Wii".

While the magazine doesn't actually specifically say if it's a Wii game or WiiWare game, we're assuming it's the latter, as a Bomberman WiiWare game was announced a while ago. When you look at it's features this seems to be the...

News: Tetris is Coming to WiiWare - Online Play Included

Tetris is Coming to WiiWare - Online Play Included

Generally regarded as one of the greatest videogames of all time, Tetris has just been confirmed as a WiiWare release.

The most exciting aspect of this update is the ability to play online against people all over the world; according to the Japanese press release up to 6 people can participate in block-based multiplayer madness, which makes us very happy indeed. The controls are also getting an..