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First Impressions: BIT.TRIP FATE

BIT.TRIP FATE

We take the game for a spin in space

The folks at Gaijin Games have already brought us four amazing BIT.TRIP releases that take many of the classic arcade elements from days gone by and somehow make them relevant again with their unique music/rhythm gameplay twists. We've seen classic influences ranging from the original Pong all the way up to David...

News: BIT.TRIP FATE Revealed at PAX

BIT.TRIP FATE Revealed at PAX

It's bullet hell BIT.TRIP!

Gaijin Games finally unveiled their newest BIT.TRIP release BIT.TRIP FATE this morning at the PAX 2010 show in Seattle and the bullets were flying. After taking the series into the platforming realm last trip out with BIT.TRIP RUNNER, FATE propels CommanderVideo straight into on-rail bullet hell. You can check out the...

News: First Jam City Rollergirls Art Smashes Through

First Jam City Rollergirls Art Smashes Through

Concept art ahoy

Jam City Rollergirls, the upcoming arcade take on roller derby, has been creating a stir since we announced it here in August, and with the game making its debut at PAX this weekend we've received some concept art from developers Frozen Codebase to share with you. Frozen Codebase refers to itself as a "punk rock developer" and you can certainly see that spirit shine..

News: First Fluidity Video and Screenshots Released

First Fluidity Video and Screenshots Released

Free flowing fluid physics are fun!

Well after a few weeks of mystery, the dam has finally busted on Nintendo's newest WiiWare release Fluidity and the video and screenshots are now beginning to flow. The game is currently on display at PAX 2010 in Seattle, but for those who can't be there, you can check out the first gameplay trailer and...

Nintendo Download: 7th & 8th September 2010 (Japan)

7th & 8th September 2010 (Japan)

The gang's all here: WiiWare, Virtual Console and DSiWare next week in Japan

WiiWareSurinuke Anatōsu (800pts - Nintendo) -- Though we've gotten the distinct impression that third parties have abandoned WiiWare in Japan, Nintendo certainly hasn't. Keys Factory is credited as the developer – a bit odd since all they seem to make are Wii and DSi accessories like stands and cases. If this is their..

News: First Episode of Back to the Future Could Appear in Our Timeline by November

First Episode of Back to the Future Could Appear in Our Timeline by November

Bob Gale lays down some heavy hints

When all that was known about The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword was the notorious single piece of artwork, that didn't stop gamers lapping it up. They knew that a much-loved franchise in the hands of a developer with an impressive catalogue of releases can't go wrong. And it's that same kind of expectation which the recent debut art from Telltale Games's

Nintendo Download: 3rd September (Europe)

3rd September (Europe)

Another retro fighter, and more

Thankfully, the wait for another Virtual Console title wasn't long - Surely you managed to get by with just one week of no new retro games? It's accompanied by the first of Gamebridge's GO Series, and five other games. WiiWareFishie Fishie (500pts, DK Games) – The only WiiWare title this week. Fairly similar to certain online flash games, in this, you play as a..

News: Step to the Beat of the Lilt Line Website

Step to the Beat of the Lilt Line Website

First trailer available

Our recent Lilt Line First Impressions placed the game on many readers' radars, but words cannot do justice to the game's soundtrack or devious design. Thankfully Gaijin Games has obliged by launching the official Lilt Line WiiWare site containing the first trailer of the forthcoming release, hopefully filling in some of...

News: Jam City Rollergirls Press Release Wants You to Sit Up and Take Notice

Jam City Rollergirls Press Release Wants You to Sit Up and Take Notice

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 into. If this PR gets you more excited than roller..

News: MotoHeroz for WiiWare Sounds a Lot Better Than You Might Think

MotoHeroz for WiiWare Sounds a Lot Better Than You Might Think

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 its Live Arcade title Trials HD, a particularly fine..

News: Telltale Jolts Us with 1.21 Gigowatts of Back to the Future Character Art

Telltale Jolts Us with 1.21 Gigowatts of Back to the Future Character Art

Marty and the Doc looking sketchy

The announcement that Telltale Games is bringing Back to the Future to WiiWare was enough to send us into a wild frenzy of quoting lines. Now the first official character art has hit 88mph and materialised on our desk there's no telling what will happen. The information accompanying the artwork is similarly exciting: Christopher Lloyd will voice Doc and the..

Review: Tales of Elastic Boy: Mission 1 (WiiWare)

Tales of Elastic Boy: Mission 1 (WiiWare)

Elastic fantastic?

While still creating a line of educational games on WiiWare, Lexis Numerique decided to work on a platforming series alongside it. Sticking with a similar graphical style clearly geared towards younger gamers, does this fare well against other games in the genre currently available? You play as Mooky, just one member of an entire tribe of strange elastic creatures. Their primary..

News: Pelvic Floor Exercise Game Fills Gap in the Market

Pelvic Floor Exercise Game Fills Gap in the Market

Now we've really heard everything

The Wii has a huge audience, from little children to pregnant women, and so it's only fair that each gamer gets a game individually tailored to them. Kaasa is already working on Physiofun, a physiotherapy game for WiiWare that uses the Balance Board, but a PEGI rating has outed something rather more... specialised...

News: Ready Your Guns for The Westerner on Monday

Ready Your Guns for The Westerner on Monday

Showdown at the Wii Shop Channel Corral

Fans of the Wild West may look enviously upon the titles released on HD consoles in the past year, notably Red Dead Redemption and Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood, and wish for their own rootin' tootin' adventure to match. Well, they'll be waiting a long time yet, but here comes a more sedate cowboy adventure in the form of The Westerner, coming to WiiWare on..

Nintendo Download: 30th August 2010 (North America)

30th August 2010 (North America)

Elastic on WiiWare; Piano, Notebooks and Cosmos on DSiWare

After a short delay the Nintendo Download is available, and sadly brings with it no surprises, meaning August ends with more of a whimper than a bang. WiiWareTales of Elastic Boy: Mission 1 (600pts, Lexis Numerique) – A platformer from the creators of the PooYoos games, this was released in Europe last week, so our review will be..

News: Updated Cave Story Remixed Soundtrack Released

Updated Cave Story Remixed Soundtrack Released

And it won't cost you a cent!

That's right, the nice folks over at Nicalis have just released an amazing updated remixed Cave Story soundtrack and it's now available for download completely free of charge. You can click here to download the 3 disc zip file. We'll keep you posted on any new announcements regarding the upcoming European release of Cave Story and if you're still undecided on a..

News: Super Meat Boy Should be on the WiiWare Menu Soon

Super Meat Boy Should be on the WiiWare Menu Soon

Check out the new images from the Hell chapter

If you're looking forward to Team Meat's upcoming Super Meat Boy then you're in luck, as the latest post on the developers' official blog has announced that the Xbox Live Arcade version is now content complete. With the XBLA game nearing the finish line, that means Team Meat will be able to concentrate its considerable talents on the forthcoming..

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: My Planetarium Gazes Out Into the Expanding WiiWare Library

My Planetarium Gazes Out Into the Expanding WiiWare Library

Hudson's galactic follow-up to its My Aquarium series

Hudson's been releasing some fairly decent and relaxing simulations on the WiiWare service lately. The developer has more than likely extracted all it can from the aquarium route, at least for the time being, however – and an ESRB rating has revealed a new direction that's a lot more cosmic in nature. My Planetarium is a virtual simulation..