Icon Games - News

January2012

  • News TIGA Calls for Clarification on Download Sales Secrecy

    The debate continues

    In early January we reported that Icon Games broke its silence on WiiWare sales, breaching Nintendo's non-disclosure agreement in the process. It didn't take long for Nintendo to request that the figures be removed, prompting the developer to suggest that secretive Nintendo policies put jobs at risk. TIGA, the trade body that represents UK game developers, has released its own..

  • News Icon Games: "Nintendo's Policies Put Jobs at Risk"

    Former WiiWare dev strikes out

    A few days ago, Icon Games revealed its WiiWare sales figures, showing just how its games had fared on the service, breaching Nintendo's non-disclosure agreement in the process. Nintendo responded by asking Icon to remove the WiiWare sales figures from its post, prompting Icon boss Richard Hill-Whittall to slate Nintendo's "negative, damaging" policies..

  • News Icon Games Breaks WiiWare Sales Figures Silence

    Dev speaks out

    All developers who sign up to work on Nintendo's download services have to sign a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) that forbids them from discussing sales numbers for their own games, among other things. However, British studio Icon Games has revealed sales figures for its WiiWare titles. The company's biggest-seller is Family Games,...

June2010

  • News Back to Basics With Family Games - Pen & Paper Edition

    Icon Games unveils its latest family-friendly title

    What's better than playing pen and paper games with actual pen and paper? According to Icon Games, playing them on a living room television. The reasoning? It's fun as well as environmentally friendly, saving on all that wasted paper. Well, except the electricity you'll be using. From the makers of Stunt Cars comes a WiiWare collection of games..

May2010

  • News Soccer Bashi is Breakout with Soccer

    Or perhaps it's soccer with Breakout?

    Whichever way you slice it, Icon Games' next project Soccer Bashi combines the skill and satisfaction of breaking bricks with the showmanship and balls of soccer and is closing in on the WiiWare goal as we speak. With 90 levels spread over different game modes there should be plenty of variety, but Icon is also...

March2010

  • News Help Icon Games Develop Stunt Cars 2

    Enter their competition where you can have your suggestions implemented and win a collection of prizes

    For game developers, striking that balance between keeping the idea as close to their conception as possible whilst also taking gamer feedback and suggestions into consideration must be a difficult thing to achieve. Logically thinking, obtaining...

September2009

  • News Stunt Cars Gameplay Trailer

    Check out the upcoming WiiWare racer in action.

    We just got our hands on the official gameplay trailer for the upcoming WiiWare racing title Stunt Cars from Icon Games. You can check out the gameplay video, below along with a snippet of information about the game. As usual, we'll have more information on Stunt Cars as it becomes available, as well as a full review when the game hits the WiiWare..

July2009

  • News Brand New Stunt Cars Screenshots

    Check out the newest screens of the game in action!

    We just got in a bunch of brand new screenshots of the upcoming WiiWare release Stunt Cars for you to check out. As you can see, the game is really shaping up and should be worth keeping an eye on between now and its WiiWare release. We'll keep you posted on any new developments, and we'll have a full review of the game when it hits the WiiWare..

  • News Icon Games Announce Plans for Wiiware

    Arcade Darts, Arcade Sports & Stuntcars coming later this year.

    You may have noticed recently that we added 3 mysterious WiiWare games to our ‘coming soon’ list: Arcade Darts, Arcade Sports and Stunt Cars. These games are all in development by UK based developer Icon Games. Naturally we got in touch to find out more. Here is what Richard Hill-Whittall (Head of Development) had to say about..

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