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News: WiiWare dated for US, three titles officially announced

WiiWare dated for US, three titles officially announced

A Nintendo of America press release went out today, and it has officially dated WiiWare. The service will launch in the US on May 12th, with a number of games being available right at launch (The press release doesn't state which games those are).

The press release also officially announces three games (One we already knew of, two new), namely Final...

First Impressions: World of Goo

World of Goo

Our new found friends at 2D Boy were kind enough to provide the team at WiiWare World with a playable demo of the first level of their upcoming game World of Goo. Whilst it’s not 100% confirmed to be a downloadable WiiWare game yet, the guys at 2D Boy are expected to spill the beans soon on if this is the case, or not.

Having only seen a few press screenshots of World of Goo up this point we were..

News: Eternity's Child - New Screens and Soundtrack Online

Eternity's Child - New Screens and Soundtrack Online

As the release of Eternity’s Child gets ever closer, Luc Bernard has kindly published some more rather excellent-looking screens as well as putting sections of the official soundtrack online. What a kind fellow he is.

The screens look promising and confirm what we already know: the game is looking gorgeous. However, the soundtrack is the real surprise here; composed by Sean Beeson, the music is..

News: Final Fantasy CC: The Little King - Media Blowout

Final Fantasy CC: The Little King - Media Blowout

Square Enix’s latest upcoming Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles title is easily one of the most eagerly awaited titles for Nintendo’s new WiiWare service and with good reason; the game is looking particularly special as these latest screens and trailer will attest.

It is understood that the game takes place after the GameCube title that the...

News: Butterfly Garden Coming to WiiWare

Butterfly Garden Coming to WiiWare

A game involving butterflies may not sound all that appealing, but Autonomous Productions’ Butterfly Garden still has us extremely intrigued here at Virtual Console Reviews - regardless of the fact that it contains no guns, fast cars or big-chested ladies.

Originally entered in Microsoft’s 2007 “Dream, Build, Play XNA” competition, the game...

News: Eternity's Child Confirmed as WiiWare

Eternity's Child Confirmed as WiiWare

Those of you that own an Xbox 360 and follow developments on Xbox Live Arcade will no doubt be aware of this title.

Created by professional cartoonist Luc Benard, Eternity’s Child is a lovely looking platform action title that practically oozes quality. It was supposed to be XBLA-bound, but Microsoft’s cap on the size of downloadable games has forced the developer to look elsewhere – more..

News: Ex-Naughty Dogs Join WiiWare Stable

Ex-Naughty Dogs Join WiiWare Stable

Nintendo’s incoming WiiWare service has gained yet another supporter in the form of Steel Penny Games, a software house formed by two ex-Naughty Dog employees. If that name doesn’t ring a bell for you, Naughty Dog is the company that brought us the first few Crash Bandicoot games (you know, the ones that were actually good) and, more recently, the PS3-savior Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune.


News: New WiiWare game - Pop

New WiiWare game - Pop

Yet another developer hops on the WiiWare bandwagon. Developer Nnooo has announced they're working on a game called Pop. In the game, the objective is to pop bubbles for as long as you can without running out of time (You can also obtain time extensions, etc.). You can read some more information on Nnooo's official Pop site.

Now, commence the bad jokes about the developer's name! Nnooo!

News: New WiiWare game announced - Gravitronix

New WiiWare game announced - Gravitronix

A rather unknown developer recently revealed that it was working on a WiiWare game called Plattchen. Now, a different developer has stepped up and revealed Gravitronix.

Medaverse have announced this new game for the future service, but haven't really disclosed much information, besides that the game will have a multiplayer mode. Here's the whole press release: "Wii have made our Choice!"..