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Rumour: House of the Dead: Overkill Sequel on the Way

House of the Dead: Overkill Sequel on the Way

Zombies beware, a follow-up to the 2009 Wii title may be in the works

Sources close to SEGA have revealed to Nintendo Life that a follow-up to SEGA's House of the Dead: Overkill is well under way and should be released sometime early or mid-2011. Details on the game are still undisclosed, but what we've been told is that a title codenamed "House of the Dead: Overkill 2" is being worked..

Rumour: Cell Chip Could Power Wii Successor

Cell Chip Could Power Wii Successor

IBM still in the console game

The Wii is powered by IBM's custom "Broadway" CPU along with ATI's "Hollywood" GPU, but what of the inevitable Wii successor – what silicon army might power its architecture? MCV has suggested it could be IBM's mighty Cell processor. Chief technical officer of IBM's systems and technology group Jai Menon has said: I think you'll see integrated..

News: Itagaki Makes Curious Remark about Nintendo's Next Console

Itagaki Makes Curious Remark about Nintendo's Next Console

Not 3DS either

Wii is approaching its fourth birthday across the world, with no announced successor currently on the horizon. We know it's in development but there's been no clue as to its form or any such thing. So when an industry figure such as Tomonobu Itagaki, former head of Team Ninja, makes cryptic comments about the company's next home console it makes interesting reading. Itagaki, whose..

Rumour: Sadness Still in Development With Update by the End of the Year

Sadness Still in Development With Update by the End of the Year

Will it? Won't it? The mystery continues...

Since it was something that was much-talked about many years ago, let us refresh your memory a little. Remember that spooky-looking game for the Wii that was in development by Nibris? What was it called, again? Ah yes, Sadness. Well, the game that no one's seen seems to be making a bit of a resurgence as the latest rumour suggests. The Nibris YouTube..

News: The 3DS Might Make it in Time for Christmas Shopping Lists

The 3DS Might Make it in Time for Christmas Shopping Lists

All we want for Christmas...is you!

When the Wii launched in Europe around the Christmas period back in 2006, it was undoubtedly one of the top-sellers of the holiday season and with supply shortages surpassing what was expected, Nintendo was in a position where it couldn't satisfy consumer demands. If CVG's source is correct, we could see the 3DS...

News: 3DS Could Turn Pages as Well as Heads

3DS Could Turn Pages as Well as Heads

Iwata hints at the system as an eBook reader

With the 3DS being the fifth generation of Nintendo handhelds, it seems to have so much more potential thanks in part to the era of technology it is present in. With all the hi-tech talk of stereoscopic visuals, taking 3D pictures, motion and gyro sensors, it can be easy to forget about the more simple applications that a modern games system can handle..

News: 3DS Will Supposedly Not Use NVIDIA's Tegra Technology

3DS Will Supposedly Not Use NVIDIA's Tegra Technology

Digital Foundry's sources 'corroborates' what was claimed by IGN's insiders

When rumblings of a new generation of handheld from Nintendo were first felt last year, there were reports of industry insiders leaking information on the 3DS hardware architecture. Claims of NVIDIA's Tegra chip being used in the 3DS are now being contradicted by Digital Foundry's sources, who claim that a Nintendo/NVIDIA..

News: Soon You May Be Able to Enter the MegaMan Universe

Soon You May Be Able to Enter the MegaMan Universe

Cryptic trademark and internal document hints at Blue Bomber MMO

Bear in mind before you get all excited and jump into your handmade MegaMan outfit that this is just a rumour for now, but it's interesting enough to report on. A few weeks back, Capcom filed a trademark for MegaMan Universe, with no clue as to the game's content. In a recent finance report, Capcom revealed its collaboration with..

News: Level-5's New Game Linked to the Future in More Ways Than One?

Level-5's New Game Linked to the Future in More Ways Than One?

It seems appropriate that a game about time-travel should be for hardware that "doesn't exist yet"

There's nothing more mouth-watering than respected game developers dishing out cryptic pieces of information regarding upcoming projects. Level-5 has given us some of the most enchanting games for the DS, notably the Professor Layton series, and it seems they are continuing their captivating methods..

News: Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 Could Be On Its Way

Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 Could Be On Its Way

New crossover fighter in the works?

You can file this one under rumour for the time being but there are a few interesting signs which indicate that Capcom may be working on a third title in the popular Marvel Vs. Capcom series. According to a source at Team Spooky, Capcom is going to announce the game this year. Your gut instinct may be to call BS on such a prediction, but you should know that this..

News: The Conduit 2 Revealed in May Nintendo Power

The Conduit 2 Revealed in May Nintendo Power

SEGA back on-board to publish a second outing for Agent Ford

According to IGN and a few other places, High Voltage Software's Conduit sequel has an 8-page spread in upcoming May edition of Nintendo Power. Official (confirmed) details are thin on the ground at the moment, but we do know that SEGA is set to publish the title in the US and Europe. We've heard the online play will be enhanced, with far..

News: Rogue Listing On Retailer Website

Rogue Listing On Retailer Website

Here's where the speculative fun begins!

Star Wars fans have been left a little wanting this generation with that light sabre game still unannounced. But now, all you wannabe Jedi’s may be able to look forward to piloting an X-Wing instead, as UK retailer GAME has recently listed Rogue Squadron as an upcoming release on its Web site. Of course, with no official confirmation and with Activision..

News: Dead Space Extracted From Wii?

Dead Space Extracted From Wii?

Full HD version rumoured for XBLA and PSN

Dead Space Extraction was one of 2009's unexpected gems, offering tense action and a polished production values. Sadly the game sold very poorly at retail, which might be why EA is apparently investigating ways of delivering this on-rails blaster to a wider audience. Kotaku has reported on a survey for "possible incentives" for unlockables in Dead..

News: Project Needlemouse Stories Come and Go

Project Needlemouse Stories Come and Go

Sega pull reported leaks as quickly as they appear

Reports regarding Sega’s Project Needlemouse are appearing on the Internet and subsequently disappearing faster than the blue blur himself. The stories relate to a number of leaked details that Sega aren’t ready for you to see yet, namely the platform(s) the game will appear on and the game’s content and structure. We here at Nintendo Life..

News: EA to Release NFL Training Game?

EA to Release NFL Training Game?

To be used with yet another attachment...

Not too long ago here at Nintendo Life, we reported the patent of an odd looking American Football peripheral. Well it appears that this strange contraption may come to market with a rumour that EA Sports are to announce an NFL training game this month. Unlike a traditional Madden game, it is said that NFL Trainer will be some kind of edutainment product..

News: Intel in Talks with Nintendo

Intel in Talks with Nintendo

Hope to build Larrabee into next-generation console

Intel are in discussions with Nintendo about the use of the Larrabee processor for the next-generation Nintendo console. It is rumoured that a power efficient processor with modest specifications is desired, with power consumption and cost being main drivers for Nintendo. Consequently, it's likely that the microarchitecture of the Larrabee..

News: Prime Yourself for More Metroid

Prime Yourself for More Metroid

Developer interview teases possible DS outing for Samus

We may still be recovering from the majesty of Metroid Prime Trilogy, but a recent interview with the UK's Official Nintendo Magazine has unearthed an even more exciting titbit: there may be more Metroid Prime games on the way. Speaking to the magazine, Kensuke Tanabe of Nintendo said: We are always planning to make new games in the Metroid..

News: Jackal ReBirth - The Next Konami ReBirth Game?

Jackal ReBirth - The Next Konami ReBirth Game?

Prototype screenshots seem to say so.

Konami's been very busy making new versions of their classic games for WiiWare. With Gradius, Contra and Castlevania already done, and with Life Force apparently also on the way, they've picked some excellent series so far. Their fifth pick now seems to have been revealed as well. If you head over to designer Eric Testroete's site, you'll fi

News: New GoldenEye Title in Development?

New GoldenEye Title in Development?

Ex-Eurocom staffer says he's worked on it

Rare's GoldenEye 007 is often regarded as one of the finest video games of all time, so when EA attempted to cash-in on the name with the lackluster GoldenEye: Rogue Agent a few years back, it hardly came as a massive shock. Now, it would seem that new Bond license-holder Activision is trying the same trick. A former Eurocom staff member has unwittingly..