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News: This is Why New Little King's Story Isn't on Wii

This is Why New Little King's Story Isn't on Wii

Royal pardon

Little King's Story remains a firm Wii favourite here at Nintendo Life. After all, how could you not love a game about a tiny king that deals with unemployment by day and bashes in gigantic mushrooms by night? It made us royal blue, then, that a sequel never came to Nintendo's system; in fact, follow up New Little King's Story chose to...

News: New Harvest Moon: First Earth 3DS Videos Ripen Up

New Harvest Moon: First Earth 3DS Videos Ripen Up

Don't soil yourself

North America has already had one Harvest Moon game on 3DS — Harvest Moon 3D: The Tale of Two Towns — but that was really a slightly different version of the DS original rather than a just-for-3DS deal. The console's first original entry in the series is Harvest Moon: First Earth, or Bokujou Monogatari: Hajimari no Daichi in Japanese, and we have a set of videos to show off..

News: Get Up Close and Personal with Your Lover in Rune Factory 4

Get Up Close and Personal with Your Lover in Rune Factory 4

See it all in 3D

Marvelous's popular marriage of farming and action RPG battling Rune Factory is coming to 3DS in the well-rounded form of Rune Factory 4. Whereas previous instalments have jumped you from the "we're in love" stage straight to "marriage, now", Rune Factory 4 wants to slow things down. It's been hurt, you know? Before getting hitched, your character and partner..

News: Night of the Sacrifice Will Get Hearts Pumping and Feet Walking

Night of the Sacrifice Will Get Hearts Pumping and Feet Walking

A horror game with a twist

Earlier this month it was announced that Marvelous would be bringing a horror game to the Wii that utilises the Wii Balance Board. With the peripheral predominantly used for health and fitness games, the idea of using the board for something as unrelated as the horror genre was both interesting and puzzling. Well, Famitsu has now shed some light on how the board will be..

News: Wii Balance Board Gets its First Horror Title Next Year

Wii Balance Board Gets its First Horror Title Next Year

From Marvelous Entertainment, surprisingly

Fitness, physiotherapy, monkeys: that's largely the array of gaming styles you can play with the Wii Balance Board, but Marvelous Entertainment is about to introduce the horror genre to the board's repertoire with next year's Ikenie no Yoru, or Night of the Sacrifice. Players will be using the Wii Remote like a flashlight to explore a spooky abandoned..

News: Time to Nurture a Few Animal Resort Game Details

Time to Nurture a Few Animal Resort Game Details

If by chance we raise a camel with no humps, we're calling it Humphrey

Whilst it's easy to get carried away with games we'd like to see on the upcoming 3DS system, let's not forget about the games that are actually confirmed from developers. The 3D handheld has far from failed to get us hyped about action-orientated games, but what of the more relaxed, simulation titles? Marvelous has so far..

News: Rune Factory 3 Sprouting Across North America in November

Rune Factory 3 Sprouting Across North America in November

November 9th, to be precise

Whilst budding European horticulturists wait to get their green fingers on Rune Factory 2, due out tomorrow, North American farmers can look forward to the third instalment, the cleverly entitled Rune Factory 3, arriving on November 9th. As well as the usual mixture of farming and fighting, Rune Factory 3 is the first multiplayer title in the series, allowing you and two..

News: Marvelous "Working to Meet Needs" of Little King's Story Fans

Marvelous "Working to Meet Needs" of Little King's Story Fans

But what does that mean?

Little King's Story may have been our joint Game of the Year 2009 but that didn't translate into massive sales at the tills, and things got worse for fans when co-developer Cing went into administration in early 2010. It looked as though Corobo's story stopped there, but an interview with Tomio Kanazawa, Marvelous Entertainment's Group Manager, may reignite that tiny flame..

News: Marvelous Willing to Bring Muramasa: The Demon Blade to the 3DS

Marvelous Willing to Bring Muramasa: The Demon Blade to the 3DS

Company also confirms 3DS Harvest Moon title and zoo life game Animal Resort

There are certain games that we'd love to see on the 3DS purely because playing them on a handheld system is enticing enough. Then there are games that will surely benefit from the extra punch that the 3D effect will provide – and Muramasa: The Demon Blade could be of them. When Siliconera spoke to Tomio Kanazawa, group..

News: New Arc Rise Fantasia Screenshots

New Arc Rise Fantasia Screenshots

New batch of screenshots show the upcoming Wii RPG in action.

We just got some Arc Rise Fantasia screenshots of the upcoming Wii RPG from Marvelous Entertainment. The game is a traditional turn-based RPG that features a three member party that all fight in conjunction with each other and share the same AP gauge during battle. This team battle concept is one of the many unique features being touted..

News: Marvelous Bringing Discipline To WiiWare

Marvelous Bringing Discipline To WiiWare

Marvelous Entertainment has recently announced that they will soon be bringing a game simply entitled Discipline to the WiiWare service.

Not much is currently known about the title other than a few facts released by the company during their press conference announcing the game. The game takes place inside of a high security prison called "Discipline" and requires the player to take part..

News: Marvelous Entertainment Working on WiiWare Title

Marvelous Entertainment Working on WiiWare Title

Legendary Japanese game developer Marvelous Entertainment have recently announced a co-publishing deal with XSEED Games to distribute their titles in both the US and Europe. Marvelous are best known for their association with the long-running Harvest Moon series of games.

In a recent interview with Siliconera , Marvelous confirmed that they are in fact currently working on a downloadable title for..