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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...

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..

News: Hudson's Upcoming WiiWare Games Revealed

Hudson's Upcoming WiiWare Games Revealed

Our contact at Hudson who represents the European region has been kind enough to confirm the WiiWare lineup for the next few months. It should come as no surprise that Snowboard Riot has been penciled in for a February release, as this is now already out in North America.

The games for March and April might come as more of a surprise however: Onslaught (Due March in Europe)Onslaught is a first..

News: Bubble Bobble Plus Gets Rated for Western Release

Bubble Bobble Plus Gets Rated for Western Release

We’ve slowly been getting more and more excited about Taito’s WiiWare update of its classic Bubble Bobble coin-op, but so far our anticipation has been checked by the fact that the game looked destined to remain a Japan-only release.

Thankfully our scepticism was unfounded as the game has just been rated on the German USK database, making a Western release a formality. It's also gained a shiny..

News: More Info and Screenshots for Bubble Bobble Wii

More Info and Screenshots for Bubble Bobble Wii

Famitsu have revealed fresh new screenshots and information about Bubble Bobble Wii this week. You can see a translation of their feature here.

So far it’s looking really good, the gameplay of the arcade classic appears to be retained and we are promised 100+ levels of fun. The game also offers four player support and special maps for high score...

News: Artex Studios Developing for WiiWare

Artex Studios Developing for WiiWare

Hungary-based Artex Studios, the company that owns Casual Game Store, today announced that it's bringing two games to WiiWare (And iPhone) later this year.

The first, Mahjong Zodiac, is a game available on said site. While Japan loves its mahjong (And already has multiple on VC and WiiWare), the rest of the world doesn't really seem to see many videogames based on it - Thankfully this will change..

News: Toribash Coming To WiiWare

Toribash Coming To WiiWare

The developers of Toribash have just confirmed that they're currently developing a version of their extremely unique fighting game for Nintendo's WiiWare service via their official blog.

Toribash can best be characterized as a physics-based one-on-one fighting game that allows players to have unparalleled control over their figher's game play moves. Unlike many other fighting games out there,..

News: Super Meat Boy Slides Onto WiiWare Later This Year

Super Meat Boy Slides Onto WiiWare Later This Year

If you're familiar with flash game site Newgrounds you're no doubt aware that there's some very talented game creators there - Some of the contributors even formed their own videogame company, The Behemoth, and made Alien Hominid and Castle Crashers for consoles.

It's now been announced that yet another Newgrounds game is taking the step to consoles. Meat Boy, created by Edmund McMillen, will be..

News: Bubble Bobble Wii - Now With 4 Player Support

Bubble Bobble Wii - Now With 4 Player Support

The latest edition of Famitsu has more goodness - The first screens of Taito's Bubble Bobble remake, Bubble Bobble Wii!

The screens are very small, but we can at least tell a few things by looking at them closely - It has the same minimalistic graphical style as the original game (Available on VC), features new levels, and has 4-player support! The...

News: More Square Enix Goodness on WiiWare - Crystal Defenders

More Square Enix Goodness on WiiWare - Crystal Defenders

If you've got one of the popular iPhones and have checked out the library of downloadable games for it, you might have noticed that last month, they released a game for it called Crystal Defenders. In this shameless Tower Defense copy, you put down various character classics from Final Fantasy Tactics A2 (DS) and hope that they manage to kill all enemies before they can get to the end of the path.

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News: First Details Of Riverman Media's Next Game

First Details Of Riverman Media's Next Game

Remember Riverman Media? Of course you do, they brought the fiendish falling block puzzler, MadStone to WiiWare back in October.

We enjoyed the strategic gameplay and awarded it a respectable 7/10. If you haven’t yet checked it out, why not do so today? The guys at Riverman have revealed some exclusive new details about their next game, which thankfully isn’t another puzzler. We’re thinking..

News: Fresh Details About Gravitronix

Fresh Details About Gravitronix

Cast your minds way back to the early days of WiiWare. A few developers spilled the beans about the games they were working on. One of those developers who were around at the very beginning were Medaverse with their innovative action/battle game Gravitronix. Heck we first posted about it back in October 2007!

Since then we’ve done an interview with the guys and they’ve even been on TV to talk..

News: Bit.Trip: Beat Coming To WiiWare

Bit.Trip: Beat Coming To WiiWare

What do you get when you cross the arcade classic Pong with a music/rhythm game? The end result would probably be close to Aksys Game's new WiiWare title Bit.Trip: Beat.

Much like Pong, you still move your paddle around by tilting the Wii Remote, but in this unique WiiWare title you'll have to bounce the blocks off your paddle in rhythm with the pumping musical beats the game makes use of. The..

News: Nicalis Updates Cave Story Progress

Nicalis Updates Cave Story Progress

In an entry yesterday on their official blog, Nicalis spoke a little bit about the progress on their upcoming WiiWare title Cave Story. They also let gamers in on a little surprise announcement regarding some additional content for the game as well.

You can check out the relevant quote from the blog entry below to find out exactly what this nice little surprise they have in store for WiiWare fans..

News: DK Games Announces Equilibrio for WiiWare

DK Games Announces Equilibrio for WiiWare

Watch out kids, there’s a new WiiWare game in town! Equilibrio seems to be a simple, but fun game involving a ball rolling around a giant maze full of obstacles at break neck speed. With a low price point promised, 4 player and balance board support this is sure to be a winner we think.

It’s interesting that we are starting to see more and more WiiWare games also coming out on the iPhone,..

News: Neko Porting Two More Playstation 2 Titles To WiiWare

Neko Porting Two More Playstation 2 Titles To WiiWare

The Australian OFLC recently revealed that Neko Entertainment are porting two more of their old Playstation 2 catalogue over to WiiWare, much like Cocoto Fishing Master back in June, which sadly we weren’t too impressed with.

Cocoto Platform Jumper is another game in the Cocoto series, obviously the title makes it clear this is not another fishing adventure! Actually if you check out the video it..

News: Tiki Towers Lined Up For A Christmas WiiWare Launch

Tiki Towers Lined Up For A Christmas WiiWare Launch

Alongside Fun! Fun! Minigolf, the next game to reveal its release date for the pre-Christmas slot of Monday, 22nd December is RealArcade’s Tiki Towers. The price point is confirmed to be only 500 Wii points. The observant among you remember that this was originally scheduled to be released last Monday, but for whatever reason that did not happen.

Some might write this game off as a World of Goo..

News: Fun! Fun! Minigolf Wants To Be In Your Christmas Stocking!

Fun! Fun! Minigolf Wants To Be In Your Christmas Stocking!

If you were wondering what WiiWare game to treat yourself to this Christmas, why not Fun! Fun! Minigolf by Shin’en? (you know, those dudes who made Nanostray on the DS).

If you visit the game website you will see the release dates have now been revealed, which are 22nd December for North America and 2nd January for Europe and Australia. Cutesy minigolf games are often quite good fun and this is..