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News: US DSiWare "Launch" Titles Confirmed

US DSiWare "Launch" Titles Confirmed

"Launch" deserves those quotation marks as we can only hope they will be available at launch.

...but, at any rate, they are North America's first confirmed titles, according to today's press release, and we have to admit, they're some pretty good ones to start with! The first is WarioWare Snapped! (500 points), which promises to make good use of the DSi's new camera, and will hopefully go a long..

News: Sega's unveils new "Project Ringo" teaser

Sega's unveils new "Project Ringo" teaser

Pun placed in penultimate preview points to puzzler?

The website for Sega's mysterious Project Ringo has been updated with a new teaser, which can be viewed here. The new update has many convinced that Project Ringo is the code-name for the seventh entry in Sega's long-running Puyo Puyo series of falling-block puzzlers, and it's not as if the evidence isn't starting to pile up. Mysterious new..

News: Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings gameplay trailer uncovered

Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings gameplay trailer uncovered

Now don't tell me this doesn't look like big fun.

LucasArts has just released the first gameplay trailer for the upcoming Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings, viewable below. Not only do the motion controls look fun (come on, who doesn't wanna wield the whip as Indy?) but the in-game graphics are of a much higher quality than previous still screenshots might have suggested..

News: Hudson Entertainment Announce Three New WiiWare Titles

Hudson Entertainment Announce Three New WiiWare Titles

Hudson Entertainment USA have been busy, it seems. There are now three more WiiWare titles to look out for!

By far the biggest announcement is a new installment in the Military Madness series (Also known as Nectaris). As you might know, the games are quite a bit like Nintendo's "Wars" series, with turn-based combat involving military units. This new version of the game will not only..

News: New female lead announced for Ghostbusters: The Video Game

New female lead announced for Ghostbusters: The Video Game

Weaver out, Milano in

Turn-of-the-90's teen heartthrob Alyssa Milano has been tapped to replace Sigourney Weaver as the female lead in Atari's upcoming multi-platform Ghostbusters video game. The 36-year-old actress, best known for her roles in television series "Charmed" and "Who's The Boss?", takes the place of original Ghostbusters cast member Sigourney Weaver, who initially..

News: Legendo Announces The Three Musketeers: One For All!

Legendo Announces The Three Musketeers: One For All!

Yet another developer has decided to bring some games to WiiWare - Legendo has announced that they are bringing The Three Musketeers: One For All!, previously released for PC, to WiiWare.

This will be a platformer/action game in which you take control of Porthos, one of the famous three musketeers, as you try to rescue your partners Athos and Aramis, and your friend d'Artagnan. You can read the..

News: Master of Illusion and Brain Training Coming to DSiWare

Master of Illusion and Brain Training Coming to DSiWare

It always pays to keep an eye on the OFLC ratings, especially since four more games have now been rated for release on DSiWare.

First of all there are three (count 'em!) titles that may interest fans of Master of Illusion on the DS. They can look forward to playing Master of Illusion: Shuffle Games, Master of Illusion: Funny Face, and Master of Illusion: Deep Psyche on their new DSi. Are these..

News: ColorZ - New WiiWare Puzzler

ColorZ - New WiiWare Puzzler

We recently came across ESRB and USK ratings for a new WiiWare game simply entitled Colorz by French developers Exkee so we contacted them to find out a little more about their game.

Aside from the screenshot below, here’s what they had to tell us: ColorZ is an original Action/Puzzle that brings a totally new experience of gameplay thanks to Wii Capacities. The game takes place in an alternative..

News: GameLoft Enters the DSiWare Market

GameLoft Enters the DSiWare Market

As the release of the DSi early next month approaches, news of developers hopping aboard the DSiWare wagon continues to pour in.

GameLoft is the newest developer to toss their hat into the ring, as some snooping on the PEGI website will reveal. It looks like Europe will be getting Pop Superstar: Road to Celebrity, which is classed as a "life simulation." Pop Superstar has also been..

News: Pop Plus: Solo Coming to DSiWare

Pop Plus: Solo Coming to DSiWare

Following the announcement of the rather spiffy looking Mighty Flip Champs! by WayForward, we were wondering who would be the next dev to reveal their plans for DSiWare.

Before we could even catch our breath Australian developement team Nnooo sent us a press release about their plans to port Pop to DSiWare under the name of Pop Plus: Solo. Since its WiiWare debut (which scored 8/10 with us), a..

News: Rock N' Roll Climber Coming To WiiWare

Rock N' Roll Climber Coming To WiiWare

Vitei, the developer behind such games as 1080 Snowboarding and Doshin the Giant, are currently working on a new WiiWare title called Rock N' Roll Climber. Giles Goddard, who was a developer on Nintendo's mega-hit Nintendo 64 title Super Mario 64, is involved in the development of the title.

Not much is currently known about the game other than the brief description from the ESRB website below..

News: DSiWare: Pre-release Roundup

DSiWare:  Pre-release Roundup

For us here at WiiWare World, April can't get here soon enough. The Nintendo DSi will launch on April 2 in Australia, April 3 in Europe and April 5 in North America. That makes for a pretty exciting few days!

The new DSi (for those intending to buy one) offers several intriguing new features, perhaps the most substantial being DSiWare. And with under a month to go, and expectations high, what..

News: New Golf Game Coming To Japanese WiiWare Next Week

New Golf Game Coming To Japanese WiiWare Next Week

Arc System Works is bringing out what appears to be the sole new WiiWare release on the Japanese service next Tuesday, a game centred around golf putting called Okiraku Pata-Gorufu (Family Golf Putter). You're able to choose from four characters (a cute anime family rendered in cel-animation style) and try to putt your ball into a series of holes doing various trick shots. Wiimote control only with use of a simple arm swing after setting shot power to get the ball rolling appears to be the interface. The game will be 500 points, we expect Aksys Games will publish this in North America and Europe sometime later this year.

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News: Cube: Gardens of Zen Coming To WiiWare

Cube: Gardens of Zen Coming To WiiWare

Kalydo Games has just announced that their new web browser-based game Cube: Gardens of Zen is headed to Nintendo's WiiWare service.

While we don't currently have many details on the upcoming WiiWare version, I was able to spend a couple of hours with the PC version of the game and you can check out my impressions below along with the official PC game play trailer for the game. Impressions:The basic..

News: Batten Down The Hatches For Family Pirate Party

Batten Down The Hatches For Family Pirate Party

Avast ya li'ly libbered land lubbers! Aksys Games have put out a press release to let us know that Daddy, Mommy, Sarah and Billy are bored of playing Table Tennis even more bored of air hockey!.

Batten down the hatches and prepare to embark on a nautical themed adventure – ya’argh! Clearly we haven’t been too impressed with the ‘Family’ series from Aksys so far, but who knows, it could..

News: Diatomic Update

Diatomic Update

The good folks at Grendel Games have just sent us an update on the progress of their upcoming WiiWare title Diatomic.

We've been informed that we can expect screenshots and in-game footage sometime next week. They go on to say that the official web site for the game will also launch within the next week or so that will contain quite a bit of information regarding how the game is played. We'll keep..

News: Night Game - New WiiWare Release From Nicalis

Night Game - New WiiWare Release From Nicalis

A recently released lineup of forthcoming games for Nintendo systems has thrown up a brand new WiiWare release called Night Game. Produced by the same team behind the upcoming Cave Story WiiWare port, this title is apparently ‘part action, part puzzler’.

Here’s the press release: Night Game, developed and published by Nicalis: Exclusively for WiiWare, Night Game (working title) is part..

News: Mr Driller Tunnelling His Way To WiiWare and DSiWare

Mr Driller Tunnelling His Way To WiiWare and DSiWare

According to the latest issue of Japanese magazine Famitsu, Namco is set to release a new version of its successful Mr Driller franchise on the Japanese WiiWare service this month.

Entitled Mr Driller World, the game will retail for 800 Wii Points and should be digging its way to sunlight on the 24th February. In addition to this, another Mr Driller game is due to emerge from solid ground on..

News: Diatomic: Microscopic Arcade Action Madness

Diatomic: Microscopic Arcade Action Madness

Dutch development studio, Grendel Games recently got in touch with us regarding an intriguing new arcade action game called Diatomic which they plan to bring to WiiWare soon. Here’s what they told us:

Diatomic is a hectic arcade action title that focuses on making choices between defensive or offensive play. The player controls a diatomic protagonist equipped with a deadly tail that can be used..

News: Even More Onslaught Screens Break Cover

Even More Onslaught Screens Break Cover

Hudson certainly doesn’t waste any time when it comes to promoting its upcoming games; we only dropped the news bomb on the company’s impending FPS title Onslaught a few days ago, closely following with 6 screenshots which we nabbed off Hudson's website.

It doesn't stop there folks as our pals at Hudson sent over a whole lot more images today for you to marvel at. Our Onslaught gallery has been..