UPDATE: New info and screens
We don't know much about Ubisoft's upcoming 3DS title Cubic Ninja, but recently an ESRB rating summary has appeared that clears a few things up – for one, will there be butt fragments? Yes, there will. This is a puzzle platformer in which players guide a boxy ninja through over 100 mazes. As players float and bounce around each level, they must trigger door..
Monday's Nintendo Download will arrive amid a storm of bullets as Polish developer Teyon has revealed its next title Heavy Fire: Black Arms will land on the service next week. The successor to shoot 'em up Heavy Fire: Special Operations, Black Arms takes the fight out of the desert and into the jungle. There's a launch trailer below...
Car platformer in action
While the name may not be a classic, MotoHeroz has pedigree: developer RedLynx created Xbox Live Arcade's acclaimed Trials HD, an addictive take on the racing genre. With its upcoming WiiWare title the company hopes to recreate its success, with the trailer below showing off the game in action. A cross between a racing game...
A baker's dozen on day one
Yesterday we brought you the European 3DS launch line-up according to Gamestation, with the retailer claiming 14 titles would launch on March 25th with the console. Now Nintendo has spoken on the real line-up of 13 games available on day one, just one shy of Gamestation's estimate. The title missing from the list is Tecmo...
Get romantic on Valentine's Day
Korean series Pucca revolves around 10-year old girl Pucca and her seemingly never-ending quest to steal a kiss from 12-year old ninja Garu. If you just thought, "that sounds like the perfect premise for a WiiWare game", you're on the same wavelength as BigBen Interactive, as Pucca's Kisses Game is on the way to the Wii Shop Channel soon. Costing 1,000..
Link to the future
Earlier today we brought you a list of five Nintendo games to thrill you in 2011, but one big name was absent: Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, as it wasn't really fair to put arguably this year's biggest title against anything else. Link's previous adventure on Wii, Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, was never developed with Wii...
Gaze into our crystal ball
Were you happy with how 2010 panned out? We're guessing many of you had at least one eye on the future, as 2011 promises to be another twelve months full of exciting revelations, unexpected announcements and surprise appearances. When it comes to the titles we already know about, we've picked five that should definitely be on your radar. BIT.TRIP FLUXThe final part in a..
Didn't see that coming
Renegade Kid has made a name for itself with atmospheric first-person games for DS – Dementium II and Moon in particular – but now it's trying something a little lighter, with ATV Wild Ride on the way in January. Using the same engine that powered Moon and Dementium, the game runs at a smooth 60 frames per second and boasts four-player local multiplayer too. It may not be..
Like Castlevania, only Spanish
Here's a WiiWare game you can sink your teeth into: Ark of Sinners is a Castlevania-style 2D romp, mixing classic gameplay with modern graphics. Played with the Wii Remote held NES-style, with 1 button to attack and 2 to jump, there'll be multiple moves, combos and even special air combos too. The first part of a...
Shooter follow-up inbound
We may not have been completely blown away by wartime shooter Heavy Fire: Special Operations, but it obviously did the business for Teyon as the Polish publisher has announced it's bringing sequel Heavy Fire: Black Arms to WiiWare in the near future. There's no doubt the game looks graphically impressive, as evident in the...
The latest in Sega's comic book titles
Sega's rather busy on the old Marvel Comics licence these days, having brought Iron Man, Iron Man 2 and The Incredible Hulk to Wii and DS, with another title based on the upcoming Thor movie currently in development. The company has also just announced it's bringing Captain America: Super Soldier to Wii and DS...
New footage for you to check out
We haven't heard a lot of news lately on the upcoming WiiWare title from Nicalis La-Mulana, but a brand new trailer was recently unveiled for the Tokyo Game Show and it features some amazing footage of the game in action. As you can see from the new trailer, the game..
Pretend you're The Doctor even when you're not playing his games
Every fan of Doctor Who (or, simply, The Doctor) knows that he'd have a lot more trouble fighting Cybermen and Daleks without his trusty Sonic Screwdriver. It seems that no matter what the problem is, it can be solved by him pointing the device at it and acting like he's concentrating really hard as the Time Lord tool shines a light..
All the excitement of Roller Derby in a press release!
Our previous post on Jam City Rollergirls caught the attention of roller derby players the world over – over 1,600 Facebook "likes" and counting, viral fans – and now Frozen Codebase has put out the first official press release with more shouting than you can slam a lead jammer...
2D action platform racing from RedLynx
Here's a quick question for you: have there been many platform games where you control a monster truck? That slim genre is about to get a monster-sized boost as Finnish developer RedLynx has announced MotoHeroz on the way to WiiWare. Although you may not have heard of RedLynx, Xbox 360 owners may have played...
Reborn company finally delivers classic 2600 titles to handhelds
We've long wondered if any of the companies that have held the rights to the Atari back catalogue over the past 20 years would ever see fit to put out a compilation of Atari-branded games from that most golden of console oldies, the Atari 2600. Well now the wondering can finally cease...
The game continues to look better and better
The nice folks at Fugazo have just sent over a brand new gameplay video of their upcoming WiiWare release Frobot in action. The brand new video shows a far more polished look and assures fans that the game will indeed be released sometime in 2010. It's been a long wait for the game, but judging from this...
The DSiWare animation wars commence!
Flipnote Studio is one of the best reasons to own a DSi – endless flipbook-style animations are possible, and you only have to browse Flipnote Hatena to see the tool's potential in the hands of talented artists. If you're a fan of Flipnote, you want to look out for Inchworm Animation, on the way to DSiWare...
Black and white and full of mystery
If you're a gamer who baulks at the mere mention of "episodic", here comes a promising DSiWare project that may convince you to look past that off-putting adjective. Blackwire is a mix of adventure, puzzle and mystery, set during the 1950s in the midst of the space race and Western fears of the spread of Communism. Promising a gameplay system that..
Girls on rollerskates at last
"What's a roller derby?", the curious among you may have asked. It's a sport in which two teams of five players on rollerskates try to score points against each other. It's fast, physical and hardly what you'd call "mainstream", which makes it a perfect candidate for a transition to Wii. That's...
Object Vision gives us an art attack
We got a first whiff of Aya and the Cubes of Light last week, and now developer Object Vision has been in touch to share some new screenshots of the title and more details of its launch. There is currently no fixed release date, with the game due to enter lotcheck at Nintendo of America next month with a European submission shortly after. The developer hopes to..
2011 date for Popcap's classic
The DS keeps providing shelter for all kind of miscreants: Angry Birds was recently announced for a DS release, and now Popcap's similarly world-dominating strategy title Plants vs. Zombies is getting ready to infect the console next year. Plants vs. Zombies is tower defence done differently: there are no towers, for a start. The trailer below makes more sense, though..
Dreamcast indie game turns to Nintendo
Despite having never really taken off in the face of the PlayStation 2 – though that's a story for another site – the Dreamcast is still a much-loved console to this day, with small developers still releasing new titles. One such team is Senile Games, whose classic racing games Rush Rush Rally Racing is...
Graphics tablet on the way to Wii
Over the years, many companies have tried to make enjoyable, engaging artistic products for home consoles, but for every Mario Paint there's Art Alive. THQ, however, is certain it's onto a winning formula with its newly announced uDraw GameTablet and uDraw Studio. Not just your standard graphics tablet, the press release for the GameTablet mentions tilt and roll..
Julian Gollop beavering away
You may not know the name, but Julian Gollop is one of the creators of the highly-regarded X-Com tactical series, a turns-based strategy game fondly remembered by many. Although the series itself isn't headed to Nintendo platforms any time soon, Gollop has announced he's bringing a turns-based tactical RPG to the 3DS in time for the console's launch. Citing critically..
DiCaprio in your pocket
Movie fans who enjoyed Martin Scorsese's nailbiting thriller, Shutter Island will soon be able to stroll off the boat into insanity themselves on the DS as revealed by a recent ESRB rating: This is a seek-and-find puzzle game, based on the movie Shutter Island, in which players assume the role of U.S. marshals who investigate odd occurrences in the Ashercliffe Hospital for..
Nearly drowned out by sound of Atlus back-slapping
You may have forgotten about Etrian Odyssey III: The Drowned City in the crowd of top-drawer RPGs on the way to DS this year, but publisher Atlus wants you to remember this press release about another upcoming bonus for purchasers. As well as the existing pre-order incentive of a 60-page artbook, gamers who pick up the title on launch day can also..
All three games for one cheap price
We've already seen Dragon's Lair on DSiWare and it seems Digital Leisure and Destineer aren't ready to give up on Dirk the Daring, as they're combining to bring all three titles in the series to Wii in one package. Cleverly titled Dragon's Lair Trilogy, the game includes the original game, Dragon's Lair 2: Time Warp and Space Ace, which isn't a true sequel as it..
New colors and new features to go along with them
The nice folks over at Nnooo have just sent over the newest video showcasing their three new colors in the myNotebook series of DSiWare applications. You can check the video out below, along with a brief snippet of press release information that lines out the various features. Information about...
Buy, build, blast
We've already seen a number of tower defence games on the DSi, but there's always room for one more. A good job really, as next week sees the release of SteamWorld: Tower Defense from Swedish developers Image and Form. Taking a steampunk-inspired approach to the genre, you're the role of Sheriff of the Cowbots, a robotic race that...
Odenis Studio bringing more action soon
We know many of you enjoyed odenis Studio's animal racer Pop Island as some Nintendo Life user comments are featured in the press release for follow-up Pop Island Paperfield, coming to North American DSiWare on July 12th. With more of the same animal-piloting, flag-capturing multiplayer action as its...
New footage of the game in action.
The kind folks over at Cosmonaut Games have just sent over the newest gameplay video of their upcoming WiiWare title Dive: The Medes Islands Secret in action. As you can see from this new video, the gameplay looks quite fluid and there seem to be quite a few different areas to explore throughout the game. You can check out the press release snippet below for a bit..
Lightgun action in the war-torn Middle East
Teyon has just sent word that their new WiiWare game Heavy Fire: Special Operations is well into development. When we first reported on Teyon's upcoming releases it wasn't clear what kind of game Heavy Fire was going to be, but it's now been revealed to be a lightgun-style shooter set in an unnamed war-torn Middle Eastern country. Wii Zapper and local..
Find out when the application hits DSiWare.
Our good friend Nic Watt has just informed us that Nooo's newest application in the myLifeCollected series myPostcards will be hitting North America on April 19th and in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand on April 23rd for 200 Nintendo Points. You can check out the full press release below for more information on the appliation. Nnooo are pleased to..
Forthcoming robot title gets a more kiddie-friendly name change for Nintendo's platform
It almost goes without saying that the Wii is a family-friendly console, offering a wide selection of experiences which are suitable for all ages. However, this latest piece of news makes us wonder if this perception of the platform has possibly gone a little too far. Activision's upcoming Transformers title War..
The guys over at Hudson were kind enough to send over a fresh batch of screenshots of their upcoming WiiWare release Diner Dash for you to enjoy. The game is set to hit the European WiiWare service on March 26th for 1000 Wii Points. Diner Dash will come to life in 3D on new generation consoles when players have the option to take direct control of Flo as she runs around to seat patrons,..
More frantic Frobotic action!
The good folks over at Fugazo have just sent over the latest video of their upcoming WiiWare title Frobot in action for all to see. In this new video you can check out many of the new levels and boss battles to better get a taste of what you can expect when the game hits the WiiWare service later this year. We'll keep you posted on any new information on Frobot and..
Gaijin Games enters the publishing fray
Gaijin Games has the whole retro-abstract aesthetic on WiiWare locked down with their BIT.TRIP series (although maybe not so abstract anymore), and now they're further tightening their vice-like grip on it by stepping into the publishing game with an iPhone-to-WiiWare conversion of developer Different Cloth's...
Also relax to its incredibly serene music
Creative director of Nnooo Nic Watts dropped an e-mail into our laps just recently to let us know that he's made a new video for upcoming DSiWare app myPostcards. Take a look for yourself: the people in it are incredibly happy! We've still no information on an accurate release date or amount of points you'll be forking out for the app, but stay tuned for..
Check out that platforming action!
Gaijin Games has just announced that they now have an official YouTube channel and to kick things off they've uploaded the brand new trailer for their upcoming WiiWare title BIT.TRIP RUNNER. You can check out the full trailer below and don't forget to keep an eye on their YouTube page from time to time to see what...
The game goes on sale before it's even released!
You might recall that we posted an article about the upcoming release of Ghostfire Games' Rage of the Gladiator WiiWare title being released on March 15th and costing 1500 Wii Points. Well Ed Roman, CEO of Ghostfire Games has just told us that they've spoken to Nintendo and managed to convince them to...
Get your gladiator gear ready!
Ghostfire Games has just announced that their upcoming WiiWare fighter Rage of the Gladiator will be released on the North American WiiWare service on March 15th for 1500 1000 Wii Points. We'll keep you posted on any new developments with the game and of course we'll have a full review of the title shortly after its...
Out of the heavens and into the Shopping Channel
It can be quite fun to be human, what with all the guilty pleasures it entails. Then again, being an all-powerful God could be a little more satisfying, given the ability to crush lands and slay man without the fear of arrest. Well, all these dark fantasies can soon be fulfilled with Zallag’s upcoming WiiWare download. Gods vs Humans will allow us..
Budding firefighters can start tackling those flames later in the year
French development studio Yullaby is taking things back to the Game & Watch days with a new "beginner-friendly" title. Fire Panic is a game that requires the player to map out a route on the lower screen for the fire engine to travel by in order to extinguish a series of fires on the street map. As you can see from..
Exclusively on Wii
While Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands on Wii won't look as good as the HD versions, nor feature the studly Jake Gyllenhaal, it'll be bringing along a little extra sumthin'-sumthin' that may sway retro game fans its way. At the Nintendo of America Media Summit today, Ubisoft revealed that the Wii version will exclusively feature the full 1992 SNES remake of the original..
Nintendo Australia reveals release window
We knew Nintendo was all set to have a big Wii year with a line-up that includes Super Mario Galaxy 2, the Team Ninja collaboration Metroid: Other M and possibly a new Zelda game. What we didn't know was when, but thanks to Nintendo Australia we've a stronger idea for at least two of these. Greg Arthurton, Nintendo Australia's marketing director, confirmed..
Red meat is heading into the red ring!
Well Meat fans, hold onto your shorts. It seems our beloved and much-anticipated WiiWare release Super Meat Boy is going to be doing a little moonlighting on another download service. We've just learned that Super Meat Boy will not only be making an appearance on Xbox Live Arcade, but it's going to debut there first. And to sweeten the deal, the game will..
New footage and details about Hudson's upcoming horror game
We've already gone hands-on with Hudson's horror title Calling, but maybe you'd like to hear some of the people involved with the development talk about the scare-fest. Eh? Eh? Alongside new footage, Chief Director Kazufumi Shimizu and Concept Creator and Design Director Takeshi Inomata...
Check out the game's newest bad boy!
Ghostfire Games have just released the newest boss gameplay trailer for its upcoming WiiWare fighter Rage of the Gladiator for all to enjoy. In this video you'll get to meet Amit the Snake Charmer. Not only is he a ferocious fighter, but he also has the ability to transform himself into a snake for a more...
Nearing the finish line
Trackmania, the virtual trackset and PC sensation, is on the final lap as it speeds towards its home console debut on the Wii. The first trailer for the game has come out of Focus Home Interactive, showing an engine that looks finely tuned and running on all cylinders. Firebrand Games, the racing game specialist who handled the DS game, is producing Trackmania with Octane..
Grab the cheese - win the prize!
Big John Games have just announced that their new WiiWare puzzler Mouse House will be coming to the North American WiiWare service on February 22nd for 600 Wii Points. You can check out a snippet from the press release that gives a bit more information about the game below and we'll have a full review of the game shortly after it hits the WiiWare service. He’s..
Check out the game's multiplayer mode in action!
The guys at Fugazo have just sent over the newest gameplay video of their upcoming WiiWare title Frobot in action. This new video features the game's Multi Playa mode, chock full of hectic and intense multiplayer action. You can check out the video below and we'll have more information on Frobot as it becomes available, as well as a full review of..
New screens and release date revealed
Ubisoft has today come full circle with the Prince of Persia franchise as it revealed new screens and details on Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands for the Wii, the game tied to the movie based on the games. Whew. The game has been built from the ground up for the Wii and will introduce fans of the series to new characters in a brand new storyline in which..
Trailer comes out of the garage
Konami has just released a video for the Wii instalment of its classic arcade franchise, GTI Club. The publisher is set to publish a version of GTI Club Supermini Festa!, the third title in the series which was released as GTI Club+ Rally Côte d'Azur on the Playstation Network. The game is famous for its handbrake turns, shortcuts and frantic battle modes; Wii..
Capcom's latest retro-fest is almost here.
Capcom has just announced that their upcoming WiiWare release of Mega Man 10 will be hitting North America on March 1st for 1000 Wii Points. In a new blog entry on Capcom's Unity Blog, you can check out all of the new Mega Man moves detailed complete with screenshots and artwork. Or if you'd rather just...
But what could it be?
Sometimes it seems that looking forward to upcoming games is more exciting than playing what’s on the shelf. The anticipation of a new instalment in a favourite franchise is enough to drive many to stalker like tendencies as the internet is scoured for any nugget of new information. Nintendo knows how crazy we can all get,...
Party on the bus
Nintendo handhelds and Tetris go together like chocolate and peanut butter, so it's a bit disheartening that the stellar Tetris DS is so hard to come by these days. Hudson hears your pain and is stepping in with Tetris Party Live for DSiWare, which was discovered by Siliconera via an OLFC rating (G, by the way). Tetris Party on WiiWare turned out to be a blast and a portable (and..
A blast from the past is back!
Sunsoft has just announced that their brand new WiiWare title Blaster Master Overdrive will be hitting the North American WiiWare service this coming Monday for 1000 Wii Points. You can check out the snippet of information from Sunsoft's official web site, along with 6 new screenshots of the game in action. BLASTER MASTER™ OVERDRIVE is an action-shooting game that..
No longer Wii exclusive, coming next year
High Voltage software has revealed a lot of information about anticipated team-based horror FPS The Grinder including a new trailer and the announcement that it will be shown off at this year's Game Developer's Conference. No publisher is mentioned in the interview, but there's some other interesting new titbits including the possible inclusion of versus..
A return to 2D side-scrolling action of old - now with trailer!
Sega has just announced that Project Needlemouse is in fact a return to the 2D Sonic side-scrolling action of the 16-bit era. The game will be called Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 and will be released on XBLA, PSN, and WiiWare this Summer. Below is a snippet of the interview conducted...
Latest earnings report drops reference to franchising of critically acclaimed original IP.
de Blob was one of THQ's most critically acclaimed new IPs when it was released in the second half of 2008, but despite past rumours of a sequel we've not had anything concrete said on that score until now. There's not much specific about the Wii in THQ's latest earnings report, but de Blob gets mentioned..
Not an official Olympic product
With the 2010 Olympic Winter Games just round the corner, it was almost inevitable that some sort of winter sports game would take an upcoming WiiWare release slot. Still it is a bit icy outside and winter sports can be fun. At least it’s not a naff Christmas game, eh? We reported the announcement of this title not too long ago. Now the developer has given us a..
It's box art minus the box.
In case you haven't seen it yet, Capcom has just released the official box artwork for their upcoming WiiWare release Mega Man 10. As you can see, the box art is a bit less cheesy than its predecessor Mega Man 9. There was even a group of t-shirts given away recently with this very artwork on them. We'll keep you posted...
The wait is almost over.
We just recently saw the release of Castlevania: The Adventure Rebirth in North America and now news has just leaked out that Castlevania: Rondo of Blood has just been ESRB Rated. Honestly, it can't get much better than this for Castlevania fans, and it would seem that Hudson's release of the game can now not be too far...
One call you might want to take.
For those of you who love a good scare or just enjoy a playful romp through the latest survival horror title, Hudson's got just the game for you. In fact, they were even kind enough to send us over a preview build of their upcoming horror release Calling to check out and we have to say, this is easily one of the spookiest titles to hit the Wii console to date. As..
Sega pull reported leaks as quickly as they appear
Reports regarding Sega’s Project Needlemouse are appearing on the Internet and subsequently disappearing faster than the blue blur himself. The stories relate to a number of leaked details that Sega aren’t ready for you to see yet, namely the platform(s) the game will appear on and the game’s content and structure. We here at Nintendo Life..
Looking to develop Doctor Who, Top Gear, In The Night Garden titles
MCV has revealed that the BBC Worldwide is interested in making games based on key IPs after years of sitting back and watching. The BBC has said that it wants to see its biggest brands like Doctor Who, Top Gear, In The Night Garden and more expand into games for all audiences. The games would appear on a range of different mediums..
Dozens of stages, new characters and a special musical guest
Gaijin Games is anything but lazy. Their acclaimed BIT.TRIP series is nary a year old with three entries under its WiiWare-shaped belt. Not ones to rest on their laurels, the Santa Cruz developers are hard at work on the next entry in their retro metaphysical saga: RUNNER. On the latest...
We're going in!
If you've ever been sitting around and thought, "I wonder what it would be like to travel through an anal cavity?" then Atlus has just the gameplay video for you. Featuring gameplay footage from their upcoming Wii release Trauma Team, you can now see what it's like to perform an actual Endoscopy procedure, all from the comfort (and safety) of your Wii console. When they..
More video of the game in action!
The kind folks over at Nintendo were nice enough to send over the official launch trailer for their brand new DS RPG Glory of Heracles. You can check out the video below along with the official press release information to go along with it. We'll also have a full review of the game up shortly. For centuries, the mighty heroes and wondrous tales of ancient Greek..
Check out the zany puzzler/shooter in action!
Sudden Games LLC has just announced its brand new WiiWare puzzler Astro Bugz Revenge that should be hitting the service later this year. They've also been kind enough to send over the first official gameplay trailer of the game in action that you can check out below as well. We'll keep you informed of any new developments with the game and of course..
What does High Voltage have up its sleeve?
Nintendo Power has gained some interesting new details on The Grinder, the next Wii FPS from developer High Voltage. Perhaps the most exciting tidbit of info being that the game will now support MotionPlus, which is a big... erm... plus. Similar to Valve's popular Left 4 Dead series, you take control of a bunch of characters each widely differing in their..
We take the latest build for a spin.
As the agonizing wait continues for Team Meat's upcoming WiiWare release Super Meat Boy, we can't help but turn into a bunch of giddy schoolgirls each time we're fortunate enough to get our hands on a new preview build of the game. We had only just begun to wipe the grin off of our faces since the last preview when this newest build arrived to us today courtesy..
New DSiWare app shaping up nicely.
Nnooo has just sent out the official announcement of their newest DSiWare app myPostcards. You can check out the official press release below for more information on the upcoming title and we'll keep you informed of any new developments regarding the application. Following the highly successful launch of myNotebook™ Nnooo is pleased to announce the development..
No super sidekicks this time
Sonic has taken a lot of criticism for his most recent 3D outing, Sonic Unleashed.The main problems being that Sega need to leave out all so-called "fake" characters and focus purely on the blue blur himself, as well as keeping it 2D and fast. Well it looks as if Sega has finally listened to the fans calling...
The newest bad boys are here!
Capcom has just revealed the 8 robot bosses of their upcoming Mega Man 10 WiiWare release and judging from the pictures, Mega Man fans are in for yet another retro treat. You can check out the official images and descriptions from Capcom's Unity Blog for a taste of what you can expect from this upcoming WiiWare release...
Check out Nnooo's newest app in action!
Nic Watt of Nnooo has just released the first video of his upcoming DSiWare application myPostcards in action. You may remember our recent podcast interview with Nic where he hinted at such a creation, in fact. You can check out the video below for a taste of what you can expect from the program and we'll keep you updated on any new information on the app as..
Quirky Japanese WiiWare title comes stateside.
Ateam Inc have just announced that their hit Japanese WiiWare game Aha! I Found It will be released on the North American WiiWare service on January 25th for 500 Wii Points. A MULTIPLAYER HIDDEN OBJECT GAME FOR EVERYONE "Aha! I Found It!" Hidden Object Game is a game that everyone can have fun with. Do your best and try to find 12..
More footage of the game in action!
Nintendo has just sent over two brand new gameplay videos of their upcoming DS RPG Glory of Heracles. The game is set to hit store shelves on January 18th and if you haven't seen the game in action yet, do yourself a favor and check out these two videos. We'll have a set of new screenshots tomorrow and of course...
The wait is almost over.
Press Play have just announced that their unique WiiWare platformer Max & the Magic Marker will be hitting the European WiiWare service on January 22 at a cost of 1000 Wii Points. Of course, North American gamers need not worry, as a NA release should be coming up shortly thereafter. Players wanted to find out a little more about the game can even try out the free..
2010's most anticipated game has reportedly been in production since 2006
According to Zelda Informer, the highly anticipated Zelda Wii has been in production since early 2006, meaning that if released in 2010 as promised it will have had nearly a five year development cycle. The previous record of three years held by
Darts with a unique twist!
JV Games has just announced its newest title Dart Rage will be making its way to WiiWare in late January or early February. Making use of a pixel-perfect accurate, no-button control system, the game promises to produce a dart throwing experience unlike any other on the service. You can check out the official Wii Shop Channel description below for a bit more information on..
Get into the swing of things!
Ubisoft has just announced that they'll be releasing a brand new title for North American Wii owners called Racquet Sports. The game will be targeted at families looking to enjoy a little Wii playing time together by allowing them to take part in five different racquet sports games. You can check out a snippet from the...
Deep Fried Entertainment gives MotionPlus its first WiiWare appearance
MotionPlus hasn't seen a whole lot of support since it launched last summer; we can count on one disfigured hand how many games out actually use it. Even though the peripheral is supported in a few big names coming down the pipeline, those don't help you now. But Deep Fried Entertainment's upcoming WiiWare release ShadowPlay..
Win a set of gladiator weaponry!
In celebration of the upcoming release of their Rage of the Gladiator WiiWare title, Ghostfire Games is holding a contest for those who've got what it takes to completely finish the game. All those who finish the game can submit their entry and then a winner will then be chosen from all entrants and will be awarded a beautiful set of gladiator weaponry like the one..
Only on Wii, says ESPN
Last month, eyebrows were raised and speculation began when EA Sports Community Manager Alain Quinto tweeted last month that the company had plans to announce a new game in January. Seems fairly pointless to announce a new Madden or FIFA in January, so it had to be something good. A quick check of the calendar shows that it is now January, and it looks like the mystery game..
First quarter looking strong for download services.
Nintendo recently released their list of early 2010 North American releases for their Wii and DS systems and we covered most of the upcoming retail releases, but now it's time to show some love to the downloadable titles that are on the horizon. As great as the retail side of things is looking, Nintendo's download services are looking fairly..
Nicalis release some new information on the game.
The guys at Nicalis have just posted a new post on their official blog that gives a bunch of new details about their upcoming WiiWare title Cave Story. As many of you know, the game will now slip into 2010, but the game is now completed and ready to go when Nintendo decides to release it on the WiiWare service. We'll just have to be patient for the..
We have a chat with Legendo's Bjorn Larsson about their upcoming WWII dogfighting game, Pearl Harbor: Red Sun Rising
Nintendo Life: Pearl Harbor: Red Sun Rising is Legendo's second WiiWare release and it's another PC conversion. Did Three Musketeers perform as well as hoped and were lessons learned from the first game that made translating the second one easier? Bjorn: What we learned from The..
Here comes the Greek squad!
Nintendo's upcoming RPG Glory of Heracles has flown under the radar for the most part, but with the game's upcoming January 18th release in North America, we thought it might be time to get some information up on the unique title. You can check out the official press release below for a little more information on the game and we'll have more screenshots and some video of..
Dirk has come out of retirement - again.
Digital Leisure has just released the trailer for their upcoming DSiWare version of the classic 80's laserdisc arcade hit Dragon's Lair. You can check out the video below for a taste of what you can expect from the game and we'll have a full review of it shortly after its North American release. Stay tuned! Arcade classic "Dragon's Lair" will be..
New information for one of DSiWare's most anticipated titles
Today Nintendo Life Towers was inundated with new Super Yum Yum Puzzle Adventures information. So much information, in fact, that some staffers had to eat their way out of the building. As a result we are pleased to give you ten new screenshots, a gameplay video and the thoughts of AirPlay company founder James Wright. We’ll let James..
Team Meat let loose a few new details.
I was fortunate enough to get the chance to speak to Edmund McMillen from Team Meat today and he let me in on some new information about their upcoming WiiWare platformer Super Meat Boy. So without further ado, let's get to it. We mentioned in past news items that the game will feature quite a few hidden characters from other independent game titles. Some have..
Hudson announce their brand new point & click adventures.
Hudson has just announced a brand new point & click adventure for the Wii and DS systems called Rooms: The Main Building. Combining unique puzzle-solving elements with the point & click controls of the Wii and DS systems, the game offers gamers an immersive experience unlike any other. You can check out the full press release below..
JV Games talk Christmas Clix.
With the upcoming release of their WiiWare holiday puzzler Christmas Clix this coming Monday in North America, we thought now would be a good time to get in touch with JV Games in order to find out a bit more information about the game. Jag Jaeger, CEO of JV Games, was kind enough to take time out of his busy schedule to sit down with us for an interview. You can find..
We take the unique WiiWare title for a spin.
The kind folks over at Press Play were nice enough to send over a preview build of their upcoming WiiWare puzzle platformer Max & the Magic Marker for us to try out. Now that we've spent several hours playing through the game's 15 levels, we'll give you an idea of what you can expect from this rather unique WiiWare title. Please keep in mind that..
Check out new footage of the game in action.
The good folks at Digitial Leisure were kind enough to send over the brand new trailer for their upcoming helicopter simulation Copter Crisis that will be hitting the WiiWare service in Europe on November 27th and in North America on November 30th. You can check out the snippet of information on the game below, along with the brand new gameplay trailer..
Christmas comes early!
You might remember that we recently reported that JV Games' new holiday puzzler Christmas Clix would be hitting the North American WiiWare service on December 7th. Well there's been a change of plans. JV Games today announced that Nintendo has bumped up the release of Christmas Clix one week to November 30th in North America...
Don't avoid the Void!
Well all of you BIT.TRIP fans can rejoice now, as Gaijin Games has just Tweeted that their newest entry in the series, BIT.TRIP VOID will be hitting the North American WiiWare service on Monday, November 23 for 600 Wii Points. How's that for good news? You can check out the official press information on the game below, as well...
A little fun and games!
Nnooo has just released a brand new video of their upcoming DSiWare application myNotebook in action. In this video you'll be shown a quick game of Boxes using this unique DSiWare application. You can check out the full video below and we'll have a full review of the application as soon as it hits the DSiWare service. We'll also let you know if any new information surfaces..
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