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News: Ghostbusters Wii to feature exclusive co-op play

Ghostbusters Wii to feature exclusive co-op play

Split-screen multiplayer allows Wii owners to cross streams and much, much more.

The latest blog entry from Red Fly Studios, developers of the Wii version of the upcoming Ghostbusters game, offers up some details on the game's exclusive co-operative multiplayer features. Wii owners will be able to enjoy the entirety of the single-player experience with a friend via a co-operative split-screen mode..

News: Magnetis - New Magnetising Puzzler for WiiWare

Magnetis - New Magnetising Puzzler for WiiWare

At Nintendo Life: WiiWare we love to be the first to reveal upcoming WiiWare games – introducing Magnetis!

Magnetis, you scratch your head, what is this wonderful sounding game? Well folks it’s another puzzler for WiiWare, but this time with a magnetic twist. The game is being developed by a Parisian studio by the name of Yullaby who contacted us recently to spread the word about their upcoming..

News: Infinite Space clears for launch in Japan

Infinite Space clears for launch in Japan

PlatinumGames' epic space-sim/RPG gets a Japanese release date

Publisher Sega has announced that Japanese DS owners will be able to get their hands on sci-fi space-opera Infinite Space (known as Infinite Line in Japan) on June 11. Co-developed by PlatinumGames (ex-Clover Studios team and makers of MadWorld) and Nude Maker (Steel Battalion), Infinite Space allows you to craft and customise your own..

News: New Muramasa: The Demon Blade Gameplay Trailer

New Muramasa: The Demon Blade Gameplay Trailer

More in-game footage of Vanillaware's stunning Wii-exclusive action-RPG.

Japanese publishers Marvelous have released a new trailer for the upcoming 2D action-RPG Muramasa: The Demon Blade. Designed and developed by Vanillaware (Princess Crown, Odin Sphere), Muramasa is set for release in Japan on April 9. North American readers can expect the game sometime late in 2009, with a European release..

News: Kimi to Boku to Ritai Coming To US WiiWare

Kimi to Boku to Ritai Coming To US WiiWare

It seems Kenji Eno's Japanese WiiWare title Kimi to Boku to Ritai will indeed see a release on the US WiiWare service and possibly on the European WiiWare service as well.

The recent release of Kenji Eno's first WiiWare title Kimi to Boku to Ritai on the Japanese WiiWare service has stirred up quite a bit of anticipation for a possible release of the game outside of Japan. Thanks to a recent 1UP..

News: Bonsai Barber Coming To WiiWare This Monday

Bonsai Barber Coming To WiiWare This Monday

It seems we've got yet another surprising WiiWare release on our hands.

Zoonami, a development studio headed up by former GoldenEye lead developer Martin Hollis, is getting set to release their first WiiWare title Bonsai Barber onto the North American WiiWare service on Monday. The game makes use of the Wii console's internal system clock and enables the player to clip five different plants each..

News: Publisher Deep Silver shows the Adult fare we've been itching for

Publisher Deep Silver shows the Adult fare we've been itching for

A new Horror Thriller, Cursed Mountain (Wii) and the long missing Duke Nukem (DS) Platforming style

At this year's GDC publisher Deep Silver held a small, exclusive press screening to showcase it's upcoming titles including the new horror title Cursed Mountain (Wii) and Duke Nukem: Critical Mass (DS). Cursed Mountain is a Wii exclusive and a welcome one for those that've been itching for some more..

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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