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News: Atari's Greatest Hits Hitting the DS in November

Atari's Greatest Hits Hitting the DS in November

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...

News: Brand New Frobot Director's Cut Video

Brand New Frobot Director's Cut Video

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...

News: Inchworm Animation Could Beat Flipnote at its Own Game

Inchworm Animation Could Beat Flipnote at its Own Game

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...

News: Blackwire Brings Episodic Adventures to DSiWare

Blackwire Brings Episodic Adventures 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..

News: The Roller Derby Game of Your Dreams is Coming to WiiWare

The Roller Derby Game of Your Dreams is Coming to WiiWare

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 exactly what's happening, as Frozen Codebase is..

News: New Screenshots Illuminate Aya and the Cubes of Light

New Screenshots Illuminate Aya and the Cubes of Light

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..

News: Plants vs. Zombies Eyes Up DS, Licks Rotting Lips

Plants vs. Zombies Eyes Up DS, Licks Rotting Lips

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..

News: WiiWare Revs Up with Rush Rush Rally Racing

WiiWare Revs Up with Rush Rush Rally Racing

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...

News: THQ Brings Art Alive on Wii with uDraw Studio

THQ Brings Art Alive on Wii with uDraw Studio

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..

News: 3DS Gets Tactical Launch Title Courtesy of X-Com Creator

3DS Gets Tactical Launch Title Courtesy of X-Com Creator

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..

News: Insanity Grips the DS in Upcoming Shutter Island Game

Insanity Grips the DS in Upcoming Shutter Island Game

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..

News: Etrian Odyssey III Bonus Poster Revealed

Etrian Odyssey III Bonus Poster Revealed

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..

News: Dirk Dares to Conquer Wii with Dragon's Lair Trilogy

Dirk Dares to Conquer Wii with Dragon's Lair Trilogy

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..

News: Enter the Steamy World of Tower Defence

Enter the Steamy World of Tower Defence

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 oversees the gold-rich SteamWorld. When humans..

News: Official Dive: The Medes Islands Secret Gameplay Video

Official Dive: The Medes Islands Secret Gameplay Video

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..

News: Teyon Announces Heavy Fire for WiiWare

Teyon Announces Heavy Fire for WiiWare

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..

News: myPostcards Release Dates Announced

myPostcards Release Dates Announced

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..

News: Transformers: War for Cybertron Deemed Too Aggressive for Wii

Transformers: War for Cybertron Deemed Too Aggressive for Wii

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..