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News: DJ Hero In The Pipeline? Chica-chica.

DJ Hero In The Pipeline? Chica-chica.

Activision are planning a spin-off to their ridiculously popular series, Guitar Hero.

According to CVG Activision have filed a trademark for a game titled "DJ Hero". The trademark reads: "Computer game software and related instruction manual sold together as a unit; interactive video game programs; computer game discs; downloadable software for use in connection with computer games;..

News: Mario Kart Wii To Hit Europe On April 25th?

Mario Kart Wii To Hit Europe On April 25th?

Online store seems to think so

Online retailer has sparked a shockwave of excited fanboy chatter by listing Mario Kart Wii’s European release date as April 25th. Nintendo’s previous date for the game was the somewhat vague “Q2 2008”, and a spokesperson for the company has insisted that is merely guessing at a possible launch date. However, we’re not totally convinced..

News: Smash Bros. Brawl to get WiiWare Portal?

Smash Bros. Brawl to get WiiWare Portal?

We’ve gotten wind of rumours that suggest that Super Smash Bros. Brawl may be granted its own WiiWare channel in order to distribute new content and features.

The proposed name for the service is “Smash Bros. Brawl: Challenger” and the content in question is said to include new stages, characters and music. These items will cost Wii points to...

News: Zack & Wiki 2 Possible, Says Creator

Zack & Wiki 2 Possible, Says Creator

Could the underrated duo get a second chance to top the charts?

Despite posting depressing worldwide sales figures, Capcom’s excellent adventure title Zack & Wiki may be getting a sequel, according the game’s creator. Hironobu Takeshita was interviewed late last year and asked if Capcom had any plans to create a franchise based on the game. For us making Zack & Wiki was a very new way..

News: Retro Studios Working On New Zelda?

Retro Studios Working On New Zelda?

Rumour mill enters overdrive

We must stress this is a rumour with a capital ‘R’, but a story has come to our attention that suggests that US development house Retro Studios, better known as the chaps behind the successful Metroid Prime trilogy, is currently working on a new Zelda title that could be announced as early as E3. It’s probably unwise to comment either way at this stage but given..

News: Factor 5 Working On Kid Icarus Sequel?

Factor 5 Working On Kid Icarus Sequel?

American developer could be putting Pit back in the limelight

We’ve only just had confirmation that Factor 5 is once again working with Nintendo and the first rumours regarding the company’s next project have already begun to flood the net. According to news site Kombo, a ‘credible source’ has broken the news that Kid Icarus is the franchise Factor 5 will be turning its attention to:..

News: “No More Heroes Is Like The Arctic Monkeys”

“No More Heroes Is Like The Arctic Monkeys”

Game creator makes a surprising comparison and reveals sequel is a possibility

No More Heroes isn’t available in the West yet but creator Goichi Suda (AKA Suda-51) is already thinking about producing a follow up. I'm really willing to make a sequel version and right now I'm asking if it can be made...I think No More Heroes is a great game, there's no other action game like it for the Wii. If it..

News: New Duck Hunt Coming to WiiWare?

New Duck Hunt Coming to WiiWare?

This could be a fake, but we'll leave you to decide!

It seems that the son of a Hudsonsoft employee recently stumbled upon a disc containing an updated edition of Duck Hunt for the Wii, and then made a video of someone playing it. Our first question would be why did someone at Hudsonsoft have the disc when you would assume this to be a first-party Nintendo game, and secondly, this would surely be a..

News: More Wii Colours On The Way?

More Wii Colours On The Way?

US store Target's internal stock control system may indicate so

When the Wii was first announced Nintendo practically bombarded the general public with tantalizing product imagery, the most striking of which was the promise of different coloured Wii consoles. More than a year later and we’re still stuck with the bog-standard (but admittedly lovely) white version. So what happened to the black,..

News: Sam And Max Hit The Wii

Sam And Max Hit The Wii

Retail distributor lets it slip in latest press release - adventure fans go wild

Point and click adventure fans should prepare to get very animated indeed – it would appear that everyone’s favourite crime-busting animal duo Sam and Max are coming to the Wii. For those of you that don’t know, Sam and Max are a detective dog and psychopathic rabbit respectively. Created by Steve Purcell in..

News: Smash Bros Brawl Delayed Yet Again?

Smash Bros Brawl Delayed Yet Again?

Mario and company might not be kicking ass as soon as you expected

Those of you looking forward to the release of Super Smash Bros Brawl (that's pretty much everyone, then) will no doubt be upset to know that rumours are currently doing the rounds that the game has been delayed yet again. SPOnG reports: GameFly, a games rental service in the States, now has the game's release date down as..

News: Goldeneye NOT Virtual Console Bound?

Goldeneye NOT Virtual Console Bound?

Xbox site Xbox Evolved has posted a rather worrying story regarding the N64 classic Goldeneye. According to the site, Rare is gearing up to publish the game on Microsoft's Xbox Live Arcade service.

Rare apparently has already started to seek the permission of current Bond licence holder Activision. Other classic Rare titles such as Perfect Dark and...

News: Goldeneye Not Coming To Virtual Console After All?

Goldeneye Not Coming To Virtual Console After All?

N64 fans, look away now

Since the Virtual Console appeared there's been one game that Nintendo fans have called for at the very top of their voices. Rare's Goldeneye is rightly seen as a classic N64 title and, for a while at least, it seemed like the chances of it appearing on the download service were actually quite good. Until now, that is. A leading Xbox fansite has recently posted a story that..

News: No Rock Band For Wii?

No Rock Band For Wii?

For the time being, it would appear not

EA’s Rock Band has been thrilling music loving gamers on the PS3, PS2 and 360, but EA doesn’t seem too keen on bringing the game to the Wii – at least not yet, anyway. Back in April 2007, Harmonix CEO Alex Rigopulos got everyone’s hopes up with a series of comments that seemed to indicate Rock Band was Wii-bound. He said in one interview: We will, at..

News: NiGHTS: Into Dreams Port?

NiGHTS: Into Dreams Port?

Rumours surface of a possible a remake/port of the original Saturn classic "NiGHTS: Into Dreams" is heading to the... PS2.

Picked up by EuroGamer earlier today, IGN have done some poking around and seem to think they've stumbled upto a secret - however SEGA Europe is refusing to comment on the matter. SEGA Europe has offered no comment over reports that a remake of Saturn game NiGHTS: Into Dreams..

News: The E3 2007 Rumour Mill

The E3 2007 Rumour Mill

The new slim-line E3 should still provide us with a wealth of new information, but what exactly should we expect?

Thankfully the guys over at Gaming Target have compiled an interest list of predictions regarding E3, here's the ones that caught our eye. "It should be noted that these are all educated guesses based entirely on available information as of today. I have no inside knowledge concerning..

News: Stop The H.A.M.M.E.R Time?

Stop The H.A.M.M.E.R Time?

Rumours surround Nintendo's forgotten Project H.A.M.M.E.R, has it been canned? No-one knows!

A number of reports have surfaced this week that Nintendo has cancelled Project HAMMER, a game that was demoed at E3 in 2006 in which we've heard nothing since. "Insiders close to development studio NST allege to IGN that the software company's Wii action title, tentatively titled Project H.A.M.M.E.R., has..

News: Wii Hard Drive Rumour

Wii Hard Drive Rumour

There's a fair whiff of a rumour, posted last week by fellow UKers, Wii-UK, its possible we'll see a hard drive from Nintendo as early as E3.

According to our friends GoNintendo, the latest episode of the IGN podcast hints rather strongly that Nintendo may be making some announcement regarding a hard drive attachment for Wii at this year's E3 games exposition. Apparently the reasoning behind it is..

News: New Smash Bros. Brawl Info Tomorrow

New Smash Bros. Brawl Info Tomorrow

Nintendo is set to re-launch the offical "Super Smash Bros. Brawl" tomorrow, according to the big count down thingy.

One of the better websites for a an "in development" game was the aka "Smash Bros Dojo" website. Nintendo used the site to unveil all the characters and a few secret ones, the site hasn't been updated in quite a while with a message from the games producer saying "we'll..

News: Wii Keyboard Rumours

Wii Keyboard Rumours

Game Informer magazine has suggested that a Wii Keyboard could be on the cards.

"With the news this week that Logitech is going to provide peripherals for Nintendo's Wii console, this latest tidbit of information coming from the May 2007 issue of Game Informer has a bit more credibility than we would normally give it." It certainly makes sense, whilst the Internet Channel is nice it would be..