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News: Pikmin 2 Given Europe Release Date, More Jungle Beat Info

Pikmin 2 Given Europe Release Date, More Jungle Beat Info

Nintendo have dated their second wave of New Play Control! titles for Europe, starting with the acclaimed (and bloomin' hard to find on Gamecube) Pikmin 2, and Donkey Kong Jungle Beat not long after.

Gamers will have the opportunity to revisit the Oxygen-packed planet (wonder which one that could be) of Pikmin once again on April 24th, as you take control of both Olimar and his assistant Louie..

News: Bit.Trip.Beat Coming To WiiWare On Monday

Bit.Trip.Beat Coming To WiiWare On Monday

Are you ready to get your funk on? You'd better be, because Aksys Game's Bit.Trip.Beat is coming to the North American WiiWare service on Monday, March 16th.

Much like Pong, you still move your paddle around by tilting the Wii Remote, but in this unique WiiWare title you'll have to bounce the blocks off your paddle in rhythm with the pumping musical beats the game makes use of. The sound of the..

News: Rock Band 2 released April 24th

Rock Band 2 released April 24th

EA confirm Rock Band 2 for Wii a month or so after the PS3/PS2 versions,

Rock Band 2 revolutionizes music gaming with the ability to export most of the songs from the original Rock Band disc , Online World Tour, daily Battle-Of-The Band Tournaments, No Fail Mode, and a real Drum Trainer. Rock Band 2’s massive list of innovations also includes the ability to export your in-game band avatar to the..

News: Nintendo announces Excitebots: Trick Racing

Nintendo announces Excitebots: Trick Racing

Another new game in the Excitebike series, this time it's Excitebots and apparently it's got lots of tricks.

Excitebots™: Trick Racing has elements that make it one of the more unique racing games on the market. It launches April 20 and lets everyone in the family use the Wii Wheel™ accessory in unique and changing environments, play fun minigames and perform crazy tricks in a game that builds..

News: Punch-Out!! gets May 18th US release

Punch-Out!! gets May 18th US release

Nintendo updates its USA release schedule for Wii, Punch-Out!! on May 18th, New Play Control! Donkey Kong Jungle Beat on May 4th.

Punch-Out!!™ launches May 18 and brings back all of the fun of the beloved, classic NES® game that thrilled players in the early 1990s. Boxers battle as iconic hero Little Mac as they fight their way through a cast of new and familiar boxing opponents on their quest..

News: SEGA dates Sonic and the Black Knight

SEGA dates Sonic and the Black Knight

Hot on the heels of Sonic Unleashed, Sonic and the Black Knight is scheduled for March, worldwide.

Created by Sonic Team in Japan, this innovative game takes Sonic into a medieval world and arms him with a sword to aid in his effort to save the day. More Details » Sonic and the Black Knight will provide Sonic fans with an irresistible cast of characters and teach them all what it takes to be a..

News: Weekly Virtual Console Round Up (4th Feb)

Weekly Virtual Console Round Up (4th Feb)

Nintendo's Virtual Console shop has 1 new release this week, Sonic Chaos (SMS).

Sonic ChaosSystem: Master SystemRelease Date: Mon 2nd Feb (US) Play as Sonic or Tails in Sonic Chaos, which was originally made for the Sega Master System. Dr. Eggman (a.k.a. Dr. Robotnik) has stolen the Red Chaos Emerald to create nuclear weapons. This has thrown the remaining Chaos Emeralds off balance, causing them..

News: Weekly WiiWare Round Up (4th Feb)

Weekly WiiWare Round Up (4th Feb)

Nintendo's WiiWare shop has 4 new releases this week, Pop Them, Drop Them SameGame, Lonpos, Family Glide Hockey, Snowboard Riot.

Pop Them, Drop Them SameGameRelease Date: Fri 30th Jan (EU) Same Game is a simple yet engrossing puzzle game where you clear matching blocks in sets of 2 or more. Score high by clearing out more blocks at once. If you manage to clear the entire grid, you can keep on..

News: World Goes Mad, March 10th

World Goes Mad, March 10th

SEGA confirm the US release date for new gore-fest MadWorld as March 10th, Europe to follow in Spring.

MADWORLD, is an inventive third-person action game exclusively for Wii. Produced by Atsushi Inaba, MADWORLD has a unique black and white style, depicting an incredibly sharp backdrop that straddles graphic novels and 3D worlds. As players battle opponents, they must master the use of various..

News: Nintendo's 2009 Release Schedule... Hmm

Nintendo's 2009 Release Schedule... Hmm

We're a little worried at the moment, Nintendo only seems to have a couple of titles down for 2009, and they aren't even that special.

Gaming nerds at Kotaku are worried too, they posted the proposed release schedule: North AmericaWii NEW PLAY CONTROL! MARIO POWER TENNIS 2009/3 NEW PLAY CONTROL! PIKMIN 2009/3 Wii Sports Resort CY2009 First half Half Punch-Out!!(Temp.) CY2009 First half Sin and..

News: Evasive Space Cleared for February Lift-Off

Evasive Space Cleared for February Lift-Off

We’ve had our beady eyes on High Voltage’s Evasive Space for a while now, and on more than one occasion we would find ourselves pondering that vital question: when is this excellent-looking WiiWare title going to be made available for public consumption?

Well, we can finally put these thoughts to rest because one of the most promising titles we've seen in a long time just became a little less..

News: SEGA goes OVERKILL, Uncut

SEGA goes OVERKILL, Uncut

Just in case we haven't mentioned the game enough, SEGA release another trailer, this time with all the naughty, gory, swearing bits intact - a true taste of things to come.

The latest trailer for The House of the Dead: OVERKILL is out. This time rookie agent G teams up with bad-ass cop Washington for some hardcore mutant mayhem. This trailer is UNCUT and contains all the nasty bits some people may..

News: Niki - Rock 'n Ball Released in the US Next Week

Niki - Rock 'n Ball Released in the US Next Week

Yet another WiiWare game's US release date has been confirmed in advance - You can expect Niki - Rock 'n Ball in the Wii Shop next Monday, the 26th.

After the disappointment of Plättchen: Twist 'n' Paint, we must admit we didn't have high hopes for this game, but when it was released in Europe we actually found it quite good, and, at just 500 Wii Points, how can you resist? While Plättchen was a..

News: Papa's Palace of Pain

Papa's Palace of Pain

SEGA feeds us more information about the looking-great House of the Dead: OVERKILL, first mission details, it's Papa’s Palace of Pain.

The first mission of The House of the Dead: OVERKILL is also Special Agent G’s first mission. He has been dispatched by his agency, the secretive AMS, to investigate Papa Ceasar’s connection to a host of mysterious disappearances. At the exact moment G..

News: Resident Evil: Degeneration

Resident Evil: Degeneration

Craving Resident Evil, bored of waiting for Resident Evil 5? Sony & Capcom give you the latest injection to the franchise, CGI movie Resident Evil: Degeneration

A zombie attack brings chaos to Harvardville Airport. Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield, who fought the sinister Umbrella Corporation during the Raccoon City tragedy 7 years ago, are back. In high-octane Resident Evil style, they're ready..

News: High Voltage Voltage Hot Rod Show Dated For 19th Jan

High Voltage Voltage Hot Rod Show Dated For 19th Jan

Way back in October we caught up with our pals at High Voltage to bring you the inside scoop on their upcoming racing game High Voltage Hot Rod Show.

This Micro Machines style racer certainly looks like it could pack a punch when it hits WiiWare, which fortunately will not be a long wait for North American gamers as the press release below confirms: Hoffman Estates, IL – January 8, 2009 - High..

News: Planet Pachinko Out Next Monday On WiiWare

Planet Pachinko Out Next Monday On WiiWare

Readers with good memories will remember last month that we did an interview with Allied Kingdoms about their upcoming game Planet Pachinko. It’s great to see an indie company taking a chance on WiiWare with something original like this.

The good news is for anyone interested in this that it will be available for download next Monday (12th Jan) in North America, for only 500 Wii points. Check out..

News: Dead Rising goes GaGaGa SP

Dead Rising goes GaGaGa SP

To help promote the latest Dead Rising game for Wii Capcom have teamed up Japanese punk band GaGaGa SP to create a specially themed music video.

Infecting gamers and completing Capcom’s list of releases for February is Dead Rising Chop Till You Drop, scheduled for release for the Nintendo Wii™ on the 27th of the month. Based on the Xbox 360™ title, which to date has sold over one million..

News: Niki - Rock 'n' Ball Coming To European WiiWare This Friday

Niki - Rock 'n' Ball Coming To European WiiWare This Friday

Bplus has just announced that their newest WiiWare title Niki - Rock 'n' Ball is set to hit the European WiiWare service this Friday, December 19th for a mere 500 Wii Points. After seeing video of the game in action, we're looking forward to taking the game for a spin once it's released. Below is the official press release for the game and the official Niki - Rock 'n' Ball site has also just launched that you can check out for even more details on the game.

Bplus, independent software develope...