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News: The Grinder Is High Voltage's Second New IP

The Grinder Is High Voltage's Second New IP

Online co-op FPS puts you up against vampires, werewolves and the undead.

Yesterday, IGN had the exclusive unveiling of High Voltage Software's new IP, the bloody arena-fighter Gladiator A.D. Today, IGN has the scoop yet again on the second of HVS' games slated for an E3 unveil, and it's another looker with high ambitions. Yeah, E3 is next week, but I think we can forgive whoever oversees the HVS..

News: Taito Announces More Retro-tastic Games

Taito Announces More Retro-tastic Games

New-old versions of Arkanoid, Space Invaders and Bust-A-Move coming to WiiWare

Did you like Bubble Bobble Plus!? Taito is banking on a big ol' "yes" to that one, because the company has announced it'll be unleashing five more new-old games for WiiWare and DS. Bust-A-Move Plus!, Rainbow Islands: Towering Adventure and Arkanoid Plus! will be competing for your Wii Points, with Space..

News: High Voltage Unveils Gladiator A.D.

High Voltage Unveils Gladiator A.D.

Ultraviolent fighting game takes a cue or two from the movie 300.

Remember that new "hardcore" title that IGN teased a while ago? You know, the one with all the blood and the mystery fuzzy image. Well, cat's out of the bag now, as it turns out it was one of High Voltage's new IPs set for an E3 reveal. Gladiator A.D. is a one-on-one (mostly) arena fighter inspired by the movie adaptation..

News: Ju-on: The Grudge Officially Coming Stateside

Ju-on: The Grudge Officially Coming Stateside

Dead children to spook Wii in October

Ju-on, the Japanese horror flick localized by Sam Raimi and Buffy the Vampire Slayer as The Grudge, has a game in development by Feelplus. It looks kinda scary. Publisher XSeed Games has announced that very piece of software is officially on it's way to the US, which is the last major market for a worldwide release. Huzzah! Here's the gist of the..

News: Tecmo Announces Family Fun Football for Wii

Tecmo Announces Family Fun Football for Wii

Party in the end zone with friends and family.

Tecmo has just announced their brand new Family Fun Football title for Nintendo's Wii console. If you're looking for Tecmo Bowl, you've come to the wrong place with Family Fun Football. This game has animals, aliens, and robots and isn't your typical pigskin experience. Below is the official press release for the game that provides a little insight..

News: First Look: Max & the Magic Marker

First Look: Max & the Magic Marker

Reinventing the humble 2D platformer by throwing in some physics.

Here’s an interesting looking game from Danish development studio Press Play, who will make their WiiWare debut with a game called Max & the Magic Marker later this year. So far it’s looking pretty good, drawing items which become physical objects to guide Max around the levels looks like a whole heap of fun. This will..

News: High Voltage To Reveal New IP At E3

High Voltage To Reveal New IP At E3

Promise to deliver experiences "beyond jaw-dropping."

High Voltage Software, behind the much-touted FPS The Conduit, are busy, busy bees. So busy, in fact, that before they've even released one retail Wii game, they're already working on more. "I won't say much about our new property until we unveil it at E3," said High Voltage Software chief creative officer Eric Nofsinger. "But I..

News: Juon Game Heading To Europe?

Juon Game Heading To Europe?

Teaser trailer and announcement seems to point in that direction.

Sometimes game companies giveth and sometimes they taketh away, and in this case, fortunately it looks like the giving-est of the two. Rising Star Games, the studio behind the upcoming Juon/The Grudge game adaptation, have released a teaser video of people playing a Wii game with the WiiMote only and hilariously cowering into the..

News: Wii Sports Resort To Feature Golf, Table Tennis

Wii Sports Resort To Feature Golf, Table Tennis

Nintendo double-dipping for next 50 million-seller

It's official: Minigame compilations on Wii have become so numerous that Nintendo themselves have no new sports to exploit. Over at the official Japanese Wii Web site via GoNintendo there's a bunch of new TV spots advertising Motion+ and Wii Sports Resort, revealing two more minigames sure to set the world ablaze. Well, not new in the strictest..

News: Bethesda Has "Really Big" Plans For Wii

Bethesda Has "Really Big" Plans For Wii

Fallout 3 and Oblivion devs hard at work on new title.

One can hardly argue that a plethora of developers have given "serious" support to the Wii since launch. Of course, now that pretty much everyone in the world owns one, it's nice to see studios kept in usually high regard branching out. Like Bethesda, best known for the Elder Scrolls series and Fallout 3. Sean Brennan, managing..

News: Tatsunoko Vs. Capcom Coming to US, Says Nintendo Power

Tatsunoko Vs. Capcom Coming to US, Says Nintendo Power

Latest issue of Nintendo Power spills the beans on Capcom's elusive fighter.

U.S. fighting fans and non-Japanese speakers, rejoice, as the Japan-exclusive Capcom fighter Tatsunoko vs. Capcom may grace your non-modded console yet! A scan from the latest issue of Nintendo Power via Kotaku via a NeoGAF poster reveals that the game is indeed breaking out of the motherland. Presumably the game will keep..

News: Dead Space: Extraction Producer Talks Dead Space: Extraction

Dead Space: Extraction Producer Talks Dead Space: Extraction

Atmospheric "guided experience" was a part of the game plan for quite some time.

GoNintendo points to a Kikizo preview of the game, starring Steve Papoutsis, Executive Producer of Visceral Entertainment, co-developers of Extraction and original studio behind Dead Space. The piece touches on some of the reasons behind the prequel's design choices and why the project even exists in the first place:..

News: Check Out Some Final Fantasy IV: The After Years Gameplay

Check Out Some Final Fantasy IV: The After Years Gameplay

Party like it's 1991 in the upcoming WiiWare episodic title

Wii-owning retro RPG fans have a lot to look forward to in SquEnix's upcoming episodic title Final Fantasy IV: The After Years. Until now, we haven't seen much of the WiiWare port outside of a few screens here and there, but now there's a full-blown trailer on them thar Intarnets to ogle. And, surprise, it looks like a 16-bit Final Fantasy..

News: Rampant Speculation: IGN Teases New 'Hardcore' Title

Rampant Speculation: IGN Teases New 'Hardcore' Title

It's blurry, but it's apparently 'mature'

Here's one to keep you up at night: Matt Casamassina over at IGN has teased on his blog of a new, exclusive, ground-up Wii game with a very blurry picture. I'm not a photographic scientist or anything -- not sure the profession even exists, and if not, it should -- but at the very least, there seems to be a...

News: Commander Video Confirmed For Super Meat Boy

Commander Video Confirmed For Super Meat Boy

Joins Tim from Braid in the butcher-friendly game

TWG News has a hilarious interview up with Alex Neuse, designer at Bit.Trip factory Gaijin Games, and Edmund McMillen, busy developing Super Meat Boy, in which the dynamic duo talk about Bit.Trip Beat's punishing difficulty and some of the tricks up Super Meat Boy's disgusting sleeve. : TWG News

News: Some Red Steel 2 Sword Worries Squashed

Some Red Steel 2 Sword Worries Squashed

Cut people up wherever you please!

Ubisoft? They listen to their fans, they say. And a big thing people whined and moaned about in Red Steel was how the katana worked. See, people didn't want to be locked into place for sword duels; commando or bust! Said Jason Vandenberghe, the game's creative director, to Nintendo Power via Nintendo Pad: That was the number-one most requested feature from people..

News: Punch-Out!! Tourney Now Officially Worth Competing In

Punch-Out!! Tourney Now Officially Worth Competing In

Elusive and possibly magical pink hoodie up for grabs

Remember that Punch-Out!! tournament on Saturday at the Nintendo World Store in New York? Well, things just got a little more interesting. For the truly video game fashion-conscience, GoNintendo unearthed a tantalizing tidbit from the official WVBA Boxing Twitter feed with pictures of Lil' Mac's pink hoodie IRL. Then, two hours later, hopes were..

News: Details Seep Out on Cave Story, Night Game

Details Seep Out on Cave Story, Night Game

New video of CS' Sand Zone to boot

Tyrone Rodriguez, producer over at Nicalis, house of Cave Story and Night Game, made a guest appearance on the most recent IGN Nintendo Voice Chat podcast. While he remained silently "concentrating" for most of the hour, he did let slip a few details about his studio's highly anticipated WiiWare titles. We've known for a good while that Cave Story would..

News: Watch Contra ReBirth In Action

Watch Contra ReBirth In Action

Explosions, shooting and hilarious-looking storyline accounted for

Announced mere days ago, the wait for Contra ReBirth could hardly be described as excruciating for owners of a Japanese Wii. Everyone else, on the other hand, will have to make due with excited air-punches and YouTube videos to get their fix until the title is unleashed in their region. Speaking of which, here's a YouTube video of..