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News: Aliens: Colonial Marines DS Trailer Leaked?

Aliens: Colonial Marines DS Trailer Leaked?

Could this be Wayforward's spiritual follow-up to Contra 4?

A mysterious trailer has hit YouTube recently that appears to show footage from Aliens: Colonial Marines for the Nintendo DS. The previously unheard of game appears to have been coded by highly respected developer Wayforward. While we're not entirely convinced this is a 100% official video,...

News: Could a New Rocket Knight Adventures Game Be On The Way?

Could a New Rocket Knight Adventures Game Be On The Way?

German magazine hints at the return of Konami's classic 16-bit platformer series.

An article from German magazine M! Games reports that a new installment in Konami's Rocket Knight Adventures series of platformers from the early 1990's may be in the works. The story (which can be found here for those fluent in German) reports that the game is being developed by Climax Studios, the studio responsible..

News: Nibris Teases 'E3 2009'

Nibris Teases 'E3 2009'

Honest-to-goodness Sadness info coming?

Man, E3 this year is set to be massive. Not only will we (hopefully) be getting some more info and debuts of some (hopefully) bangin' new Ninty Wii and DSi titles and third-party efforts, like two new games from High Voltage Software, the LA Convention Center promises to shed some light on the dark Sadness. GoNintendo has uncovered Polish developer Nibris'..

News: EDGE Magazine Hints at Pikmin 3

EDGE Magazine Hints at Pikmin 3

Could the next issue hold information on Miyamoto's latest epic?

At last year's E3, Nintendo game guru Shigeru Miyamoto stated pretty emphatically that the company was working on an all-new Pikmin adventure. We've heard little else since, but the latest issue of UK video game magazine EDGE (issue 202, if you're interested) hints that we may not have to wait that much longer for solid news. For the..

News: Pokémon Gold and Silver To Be Remade?

Pokémon Gold and Silver To Be Remade?

A recent episode of the Japanese-only Pokémon Sunday TV show has provided the biggest hint yet that Nintendo is currently working on remakes of Pokémon Gold and Silver. The classic duo originally appeared on the Game Boy Color and remain two of the best-loved entries in the insanely successful series. Apparently a "world-exclusive first announcement" will be made on May 10 during the..

News: Sony to Reveal Copycat Motion Controller at E3?

Sony to Reveal Copycat Motion Controller at E3?

If you can't beat them, join them

Ok, before we start let's get one thing clear - this is piece of news is still trapped in rumour-ville for the time being. With that out of the way, we can get down to business. We've heard word that Sony is set to reveal details of its own 'motion-sensing' controller for the PS3 at E3 this year. "But the PS3 already has that" I hear you cry - in the form..

News: Mad Dog McCree Coming To The Wii?

Mad Dog McCree Coming To The Wii?

Crusty old FMV shooter gets rated by the ESRB

Chances are many of you won't have been alive when the FMV gaming craze happened in the late '80s/early '90s; the storage power of formats like LaserDisc and CD-ROM caused game developers to go a little crazy, creating titles with live action footage that had all the depth of a shallow puddle. One such...

News: More Guitar Hero Spin-offs are on the Way

More Guitar Hero Spin-offs are on the Way

The German USK ratings board has updated with a listing for Guitar Hero: Van Halen.

It seems as though gamers can't get enough of the Guitar Hero franchise, and Activision can't get enough of trying to milk the franchise for all its got. Earlier this week, the German USK ratings board updated with a listing for Guitar Hero: Van Halen, presumably a title along similar lines to previous compilations..

News: New MySims Title Pops Up

New MySims Title Pops Up

It looks as though Electronic Arts has another MySims title planned for this year.

With MySims Party released last month on both the Wii and the DS and MySims Kart planned for release this summer, many thought that would be the last time we'd see the MySims this year. Surprisingly though, Electronic Arts has another title planned for this September. While details remain scarce, GameStop has added a..

News: DSi Contains Improved Anti-Piracy Technology?

DSi Contains Improved Anti-Piracy Technology?

Early reports suggest that dodgy DS fakes are unplayable on the new machine

If you’re keen on sailing the seven seas of piracy then you might be interested to know that early reports are suggesting that fake DS cartridges fail to operate on the shiny new DSi console. It’s still not known whether or not this is down to improved anti-piracy technology inside the DSi itself, but it stands to..

News: Next DS to Have Mobile Phone Capabilities?

Next DS to Have Mobile Phone Capabilities?

Miyamoto drops a hint

Although Nintendo has gone to great lengths to insist that the DS and iPhone aren’t in direct competition, a recent comment from golden boy Shigeru Miyamoto has led to speculation that the company's next portable will have some kind of wireless connectivity that will allow users to access data when they’re out and about – and not just when in close proximity to a Wi-Fi..

News: Wii to increase by £20 in UK?

Wii to increase by £20 in UK?

UK retailer Gamestation appears to be preparing for a price rise.

As we reported a month or so ago, Nintendo recently increased the price of Wiis to retailers by up to £20, reflecting the increasing strength of the Yen versus pound sterling. At the time it was unsure whether or not retailers would pass the price increase to customers, but now we’ve seen the first signs that the cost to consumers..

News: The DS To Get Video On Demand Service?

The DS To Get Video On Demand Service?

Iwata spills the beans.

It was announced before that the Wii would be getting its own video service before long in Japan, and eventually other territories should be following suit. Recently however President Iwata dropped a few tidbits about how this service may not be exclusive to Nintendo's home console. The Nintendo DS may be getting some love as well. Iwata says that the DS should be able to..

News: Beyond Good and Evil 2: Now More Topical!

Beyond Good and Evil 2: Now More Topical!

The sequel to Ubisoft’s unsung masterpiece has taken inspiration from real-world events.

Five years ago saw the release of Beyond Good and Evil: a game that in many people’s eyes broke convention by having an intelligent female lead character who was a bit of a tomboy. Yet those who played it didn’t just fall in love with the game because of its reluctance to conform: the story was well..

News: Wii Sports Resort With MotionPlus Coming in July?

Wii Sports Resort With MotionPlus Coming in July?

Could Wii MotionPlus finally have a release date?

A picture was taken at an Amsterdam gaming retailer which shows a much-hyped Wii Sports Resort coming bundled with the Wii MotionPlus accessory being released on July 10, 2009. It also shows the Wii Motion Plus “Controller” being sold as a separate item as well. This could mean that it would be a stand-alone accessory, or that it could be..

News: Could A New EarthBound Game Be On The Way?

Could A New EarthBound Game Be On The Way?

Famitsu article hints at the return of Nintendo's neglected RPG franchise.

An article on the upcoming Japanese game distribution service "Noid" in this week's Famitsu seems to hint at the possiblity of a new title in the classic Mother (known as EarthBound in the West) series of RPG's. The brief article mentions that several "surprise big-name titles" are scheduled to appear on..

News: Rejoice! The DSi Gets a Virtual Console After All

Rejoice!  The DSi Gets a Virtual Console After All

It finally looks like we have unofficial confirmation of the DSi's virtual console.

Check out Kombo for the whole story, but the highlight --as we can all agree, is the revelation that the DSi will allow you to download Game Boy and Game Boy Advance games. Yes, you read that right. But feel free to go back and read it another few times; this news is that good. Also nice the news that the DSi lets..

News: New Wii Resident Evil Game Confirmed

New Wii Resident Evil Game Confirmed

Capcom lifts the lid on Umbrella Chornicles sequel

With Capcom hinting pretty heavily that another Resident Evil (Biohazard in Japan) game would be coming out for Nintendo’s premier system it should come as no surprise to discover that the latest issue of Japanese magazine Famitsu contains news on the subject. This new instalment in the popular franchise will take the form of another..

News: Wii MotionPlus Hit By The Delay Hammer?

Wii MotionPlus Hit By The Delay Hammer?

IGN fan the flames

IGN’s Wii podcast has added to already escalating rumours that Nintendo is having problems with the much-hyped Wii MotionPlus peripheral, and that it may not see the light of day when originally anticipated. The device, which is said to make the Wii Remote even more responsive to movement, was due to be launched in June, presumably alongside the killer app that is Wii Sports 2,..

News: Wii MotionPlus Set For July Release?

Wii MotionPlus Set For July Release?

EA certainly seem to think so

Leading US magazine Nintendo Power has recently published a short preview of EA’s upcoming Grand Slam Tennis and nestled within the text is this comment: Thomas Singleton (EA) and his Vancouver-based team hope to take things to the next level, thanks in no small part to the Wii MotionPlus accessory (due out prior to Grand Slam’s release). The clever chaps over at..