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Interview: Designer Luc Bernard Talks Wii U And Crowdfunding His Vision

Designer Luc Bernard Talks Wii U And Crowdfunding His Vision

The man behind Eternity's Child is back

Remember Luc Bernard? He's the guy behind Eternity's Child — the WiiWare title that never was — and has since produced a string of titles such as Mecho Wars and SteamPirates on iOS and Android. A long-time fan of Nintendo, Bernard has been watching the recent developments on the Wii U and 3DS with...

News: Exclusive Mecho Wars WiiWare Screenshots

Exclusive Mecho Wars WiiWare Screenshots

Check out the WiiWare version of the iPhone classic.

Our good friend Luc Bernard was nice enough to send over a batch of brand new Mecho Wars WiiWare screenshots for everyone to peruse in the screenshot gallery. Luc has informed us that development on the game is completed, but no release date has been set currently. There's also a WiiWare version soundtrack available for download for $9.99 for..

News: Fear the REAPER

Fear the REAPER

Creator says new project is going to be "one of the best-looking 2D games ever made"

Luc Bernard, designer of Mecho Wars and Eternity's Child, has revealed to Nintendo Life that his latest project, iPhone title SteamPirates, is finishing up this week and it's therefore time to start talking about other things. One of these "other things" is a project codenamed Reaper, a home console game..

News: Mecho Wars Nearing Its WiiWare Release

Mecho Wars Nearing Its WiiWare Release

Luc Bernard thanks the fans for being so patient

Since the announcement of the turn-based strategy game's impending release on the WiiWare and DSiWare services, it's become clear that Mecho Wars is definitely a title to look forward to. Since its development started last Summer at Flying Tiger Entertainment, the game seems to have shaped up pretty nicely and a WiiWare release date is just over the..

Interviews: Mecho Wars - Luc Bernard

Mecho Wars - Luc Bernard

Luc talks about his many upcoming projects.

Well we're constantly seeing new artwork and rumors about what our good friend Luc Bernard is currently working on and with these rumors beginning to mount, we thought it might be time to get in touch with him in order to find out any new information on his plans for the various Nintendo platforms. Of course with any Luc Bernard interview also comes the..

News: WiiWare Mecho Wars To Feature Online Multiplayer Mode?

WiiWare Mecho Wars To Feature Online Multiplayer Mode?

It will if the game's creator has anything to do with it.

Our good friend Luc Bernard has just sent over word that he's trying to get an online multiplayer mode added in to the upcoming WiiWare version of Mecho Wars. Of course this good news comes with a catch. The game might end up being delayed a bit in order to implement this feature. He also mentioned that the WiiWare version will feature a..

News: WiiWare and DSiWare Mecho Wars Games Approved by Nintendo

WiiWare and DSiWare Mecho Wars Games Approved by Nintendo

Mecho Wars headed to the Wii and DSi within the next few months.

It looks like the wait for the WiiWare and DSiWare versions of Luc Bernard's Mecho Wars won't be too much longer. According to Oyaji Games' web site news section, both games have passed approval at Nintendo and are ready to go. Below is the news snippet from Oyaji Games' official web site. Mecho Wars on WiiWare and DSiWare have both..

News: Mecho Wars Confirmed for WiiWare and DSiWare

Mecho Wars Confirmed for WiiWare and DSiWare

Luc Bernard's latest project meets with Nintendo's approval

In case you didn't know, Luc Bernard's fantasy-themed turn-based strategy title Mecho Wars has just been released on the iPhone and has been getting some generally positive reviews. Bernard himself has previously stated - albeit under the influence of alcohol - that he'd like to bring the game to either WiiWare or DSiWare and now he's..

News: Luc Bernard's Mecho Wars out now on iPhone

Luc Bernard's Mecho Wars out now on iPhone

WiiWare or DSiWare coming soon (perhaps!)

We don’t normally pay too much attention to iPhone apps here at Nintendo Life for obvious reasons, but as Luc Bernard’s Mecho Wars is out now for download on iTunes we thought we would give it a mention. Under the banner of his new company Oyaji Games, Luc intends to release Mecho Wars on WiiWare or...

News: Eternity's Child Status Update

Eternity's Child Status Update

If you're wondering what ever happened to Eternity's Child, wonder no more.

You may have noticed that it's been quite awhile since we've heard any news on Alten8's upcoming WiiWare title Eternity's Child. Well we managed to get in contact with Alten8 regarding a status update on the title and CEO Paul Andrews was kind enough to give us a little information regarding the game's current status. Yes..

News: Mecho Wars Confirmed For WiiWare and DSiWare Release

Mecho Wars Confirmed For WiiWare and DSiWare Release

Luc Bernard spills the beans in drunken video preview

It's been a while since we heard from our old mate Luc Bernard but then he has been a pretty busy chap lately. He's moved to the US, founded his own development studio and is currently putting the finishing touches to the iPhone title Mecho Wars. The game is shaping up nicely and owes a massive debt to the Nintendo classic Advance Wars, which is..

News: Luc Bernard Is Back With New Studio, Oyaji Games

Luc Bernard Is Back With New Studio, Oyaji Games

It’s been a long while since we’ve had anything to report on our friend Luc Bernard.

There was a time when every other day we faithfully posted something about his antics, despite the fact the infamous Eternity’s Child is still yet to appear on WiiWare (of course this is Alten8’s problem now!). After a drunken hissy fit following bad reviews of the Steam version of Eternity’s Child on..

News: Eternity's Child Nominated for GANG Award

Eternity's Child Nominated for GANG Award

Eternity’s Child may have had its critics but that hasn’t prevented it from picking up a Game Audio Network Guild nomination for Best Soundtrack.

The music was crafted by the very talented Sean Beeson and is well worth a listen. You can check out samples - as well as read about how the soundtrack was created – by visiting Sean’s own site here. However, despite such accolades, Mr Bernard is..

News: Luc Bernard Talks About Upcoming WiiWare Projects

Luc Bernard Talks About Upcoming WiiWare Projects

After a rough 2008, our good friend Luc Bernard has decided to focus his efforts on a number of new projects for 2009 on both the Apple iPhone and Nintendo WiiWare game download services.

Luc, along with a close personal friend of his and a handful of investors, has established a new game development company that will be based in Florida. This new...

News: Eternity’s Child – Still Alive, Coming in 2009

Eternity’s Child – Still Alive, Coming in 2009

Luc Bernard’s Eternity’s Child is easily one of the most hyped WiiWare releases of all time and despite months of speculation and chatter, it’s still not available. Having heard about release dates ranging from ‘Christmas 2008’ to ‘sometime in 2009’ we decided to get the official word from publisher Alten8 – who also happen to be handling the coding duties, too.

We’ve been told that Eternity’s Child is DEFINTELY still being worked on. The horrendous delay is due to Alten8 having to totally re-code the game in order to avoid the same pitfalls that seemed to blight the PC rele...

News: Eternity's Child Delayed - Sequel Announced!

Eternity's Child Delayed - Sequel Announced!

Our good friend Luc Bernard has just sent word that the WiiWare version of Eternity's Child will be slightly delayed due to difficulty in porting the game over from the PC version. Luc has told us that Alten8, the publisher of the WiiWare version of the game, has someone working on the project full time in order to get it ready for release hopefully by the end of the year.

He's also told us that the WiiWare version of Eternity's Child will have an added Challenge Mode where players can play through levels that were created by gamers using the PC version's level...

News: Eternity's Child Demo Now Available!

Eternity's Child Demo Now Available!

Well for all those of you out there who have been patiently awaiting Luc Bernard's upcoming WiiWare title Eternity's Child, our friend Luc has just sent word that the Eternity's Child Demo is now up on Steam. Luc also sent along a personal message for the fans as well.

The EC demo is out, so people can test it out. The demo level won't be in the WiiWare version, and the WiiWare version will have..

News: Luc Bernard's Pitch For The Star Thief

Luc Bernard's Pitch For The Star Thief

As we reported earlier today Luc Bernard plans to take a break from the videogame industry for personal reasons. Given the mixed reception around the release of his debut game Eternity’s Child on Steam he feels it is time to hang up his golden joypad for now and move on to other things in life.

Could Luc be being too hasty however? Whatever your opinion on Eternity’s Child it did have beautiful..

News: Luc Bernard Quits Videogame Development

Luc Bernard Quits Videogame Development

Some rather upsetting news has reached our ears today. Luc Bernard – the creator of WiiWare title Eternity’s Child and a firm friend of the site – has announced via his blog that he is quitting the videogame industry. He will be pursuing a career in graphic novels instead.

Bernard has recently been on the receiving end of some rather bad press...

News: Eternity's Child Now Available for Steam

Eternity's Child Now Available for Steam

For those who are interested in the upcoming WiiWare game Eternity’s Child it may come as good news to hear that it is now available on the PC download service, Steam for a measly $4.49 (until 7th August when it goes up to a backbreaking $4.99!).

A few weeks we did a preview of Eternity’s Child based on a non-complete version of the game which...