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News: Is WayForward's LIT Going To Light Up Our Lives Soon?

Is WayForward's LIT Going To Light Up Our Lives Soon?

Before the WiiWare service kicked off back in May we picked up on a whole list of games, some which finally came out such as Plattchen and others which just seem to be in development hell like Gravitronix. WayForward Technologies were another company who let a few things slip on their future intentions with a interesting sounding title called LIT and a remake of their Game Boy Color game Shantae. After that there was silence!

The silence has finally been broken as this month’s Nintendo Power features some exclusive info about LIT as detailed below. Our contact at WayForward (of Contra 4 DS fame) told us we would start to see m..

News: Get Ready to Brave the Dangers of Planet Pachinko

Get Ready to Brave the Dangers of Planet Pachinko

A while ago the ESRB rated a mysterious new WiiWare game called Planet Pachinko, indicating it would be released on WiiWare in the west. Pachinko is an unbelievably popular Japanese arcade game in which you throw coins or balls into a machine and hope they bounce off of pegs into certain slots or cups at the bottom.

Of course we assumed that this game would be just that - Pachinko on WiiWare. The..

News: Introducing High Voltage Hot Rod Show for WiiWare

Introducing High Voltage Hot Rod Show for WiiWare

After High Voltage Software’s success with Gyrostarr on WiiWare, it is good to see them continuing to support the service with a new game simply called High Voltage Hot Rod Show. Unlike Gyrostarr this game will be a full on racing game, it looks like ExciteTruck from a overhead angle.

There is still no confirmation from the studio on Animales de la Muerte yet, rumours have been flying about that..

News: Marvelous Bringing Discipline To WiiWare

Marvelous Bringing Discipline To WiiWare

Marvelous Entertainment has recently announced that they will soon be bringing a game simply entitled Discipline to the WiiWare service.

Not much is currently known about the title other than a few facts released by the company during their press conference announcing the game. The game takes place inside of a high security prison called "Discipline" and requires the player to take part..

News: More Bit Generations Games Coming To WiiWare

More Bit Generations Games Coming To WiiWare

After the surprise release of Art Style: Orbient on WiiWare last week the in North America, it will probably come as no surprise to discover that more of the GBA series of bit Generations games should find their way to WiiWare. The question is which ones will make it first?

Worry not inquisitive reader as the Australian OFLC ratings body has...

News: Official Cave Story Site Goes Live

Official Cave Story Site Goes Live

It's only been a few days since the game's announcement, but the official site for Cave Story is now live.

At the moment, the site includes some screenshots, wallpapers, information, and even a blog which will be updated regularly with news about Cave Story and other things. The game's creator, Pixel, even responds to some of the blog posts in Japanese! The game is expected to be launched on..

News: WiiWare Announcement Blowout - Bubble Bobble, Rainbow Islands and More

WiiWare Announcement Blowout - Bubble Bobble, Rainbow Islands and More

Shortly ater the recent press conference in Japan, Nintendo released a few lists of upcoming games. While they already announced their new DS and Wii games, they didn't announce any WiiWare games during the conference, which means that the WiiWare list would most likely be very interesting.

As it turns out, it is - a whopping 50 WiiWare titles by...

News: More Informaton On Boingz From RealNetworks

More Informaton On Boingz From RealNetworks

Although the following press release contains the word 'casual' far too many times for our liking, we have to admit we're pretty optimistic about RealNetworks' Boingz. A WiiWare exclusive that promises to captivate players with bendy little creatures and unique motion sensitive gameplay, this game might just give World of Goo a run for its money. See below the fold for some screenshots from this upcoming game.

Boingz to soon be available as Real’s first WiiWare title SAN FRANCISCO - October 3, 2008 - From Nintendo’s Fall Media Summit, digital entertainment services provider RealNetworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNWK) today announced Boingz, its first WiiWare g..

News: New WiiWare Game: Let's Catch

New WiiWare Game: Let's Catch

Sega has now gone live with the official site for their upcoming WiiWare title Let's Catch. The game will simulate a real life game of catch in which the player uses the Wii Remote to simulate both the throwing and catching of the ball. The game will also feature several challenges that up to 4 players can take part in that range from trying to throw the ball with the highest velocity to target challenges. There's even a game of Hot Potato where the potato is actually a time bomb. You don't want to be the one to catch the bomb when the timer reaches "0" obviously. According to the official site, the game will feature full Mii support and will retail for 1000 Wii Points.

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News: New WiiWare Games: Cave Story And Boingz

New WiiWare Games: Cave Story And Boingz

We got a pleasant surprise in a recent press release sent to us from Nintendo. Aside from all the other news such as Wii Music, a new Punch-Out!!, and Sin & Punishment 2 which are coming to the Wii there was also some fresh info about WiiWare for a change!

We knew all about Tetris Party, Strong Bad Episode 3 and World of Goo, but we were surprised to hear confirmation that the rumour that the..

News: BPM Racing Gets the Green Light For WiiWare

BPM Racing Gets the Green Light For WiiWare

Here’s an interesting press release we received today from a company called YUKE’s Company of America about their upcoming WiiWare game BPM Racing:

BPM Racing Gets the Green Light YUKE'S Company of America To Bring Innovative Rhythm Racing Title To WiiWare CHICAGO - Sept. 30, 2008 YUKE'S Company of America, the U.S. publishing arm of Japanese game developer YUKE'S Company Limited, today..

News: Eternity's Child Delayed - Sequel Announced!

Eternity's Child Delayed - Sequel Announced!

Our good friend Luc Bernard has just sent word that the WiiWare version of Eternity's Child will be slightly delayed due to difficulty in porting the game over from the PC version. Luc has told us that Alten8, the publisher of the WiiWare version of the game, has someone working on the project full time in order to get it ready for release hopefully by the end of the year.

He's also told us that the WiiWare version of Eternity's Child will have an added Challenge Mode where players can play through levels that were created by gamers using the PC version's level...

News: World Of Goo Submitted To Nintendo For Approval

World Of Goo Submitted To Nintendo For Approval

Good news for all you Goo fans out there. 2D Boy has just announced that they've submitted their upcoming WiiWare title World of Goo to Nintendo for approval. If the game passes approval, they should have a release date soon. It would seem that the game is still on track for an October release date.

There's been no more word yet on the possibility of a European retail release of World of Goo, but..

News: Mobile Phone RPG Coming To WiiWare

Mobile Phone RPG Coming To WiiWare

It would seem from the current issue of Famitsu magazine that Kemco is in the process of bringing their popular mobile phone rpg series Sorcery Sword over to the WiiWare service. The game is tentatively titled Sorcery Blade and has a radically different look to it than previous mobile releases in the series.

As you can see from the screenshots, the game shares some similarities to the Monster..

News: Tetris Party - Japanese Trailer

Tetris Party - Japanese Trailer

We just got our hands on the brand new Japanese trailer for the upcoming WiiWare puzzler Tetris Party. The official Japanese Tetris Party site has also been launched and has some great information on the various playing modes found in the game. For those who can't read Japanese, you can always surf over to Google Translate and use it to translate the various pages of the site.

Tetris Party is set..

News: Sandy Beach Coming To WiiWare Soon

Sandy Beach Coming To WiiWare Soon

With the summer coming to an end, it is rather thoughtful of Konami to provide a WiiWare game which lets the player enjoy all the fun of the seaside without even stepping out of their front door! Sandy Beach is a 3D sandcastle simulation which lets players use the Wii Remote to sculpt their own miniature structure.

Vermin may seek to destroy your castle but you can enter “crab mode” to inflict..

News: Plättchen: Twist 'n' Paint Wants To Be Your Fantasy

Plättchen: Twist 'n' Paint Wants To Be Your Fantasy

The guys at Bplus were kind enough to supply us with some new screenshots for Plättchen: Twist 'n' Paint which you can find in our gallery below. In addition to that you can discover more about the various ‘fantasies’ on offer in this interesting looking puzzler coming soon to WiiWare.

Haunted Wood Fantasy The haunted wood is a scary place full of creepy things that gives you a healthy amount..

News: World of Goo To Hit WiiWare In October?

World of Goo To Hit WiiWare In October?

Woot!

World of Goo has been one of the most heavily-anticipated WiiWare titles since it was first announced. 2-D Boy has just released a news item on their official web site stating that the PC version of the game has just gone gold and will likely see a release during the first week of November. What's great about this news is that they have also...

News: Get Your Groove On With Groovin' Blocks

Get Your Groove On With Groovin' Blocks

Prepare to be amazed - Groovin' Blocks was announced for WiiWare today, but is already being released in the US next Monday.

The game, developed by Empty Clip Studios, is a music-based puzzle game. Combining the rhythm genre (Judging by the song selection screenshot, it will have indie songs) with a falling block puzzler (It seems to be in the style of Columns, with three-part vertical blocks) it..