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    Review Cubemen 2

    Multi-sided gameplay

    While Pure Chess became the first cross-platform multiplayer title on Nintendo eShop stores, Cubemen 2 arrives with a far more complex and potentially rewarding setup. Developer 3 Sprockets and publisher Nnooo have done an admirable job on a technical level, but importantly have also served up an entertaining real-time strategy...

October2012

  • Hands On Spirit Hunters Inc.

    Die hard the hunter

    It's hard to believe that it's been almost three years since we first saw Spirit Hunters Inc. in its earliest incarnation. But rest assured, that development time has gone into turning the idea into a rather diverse and playable augmented reality experience. When you first begin playing Spirit Hunters Inc., the game seems fairly...

May2012

  • News Developers Explain How to Make a 3DS eShop Game

    Patience and perseverance needed

    Just recently we spoke to Trent Oster of Beamdog to learn about WiiWare from a developer's perspective, though his experience had ultimately been negative. Something that we touched upon was that the eShop on 3DS seems to be a better download platform that shows improvements over the Wii Shop, though specific details...

February2012

  • News Nnooo Reveals escapeVektor for 3DS

    Bit player

    Australian developer Nnooo has announced it's bringing escapeVektor to 3DS in late 2012. escapeVektor: Chapter 1 on WiiWare released in 2011 to positive review scores, and Nnooo will certainly hope the 3DS version meets with the same success. Nnooo's Nic Watt says: We were delighted by the reception the WiiWare version of the game...

November2011

  • Competition Winners escapeVektor: Episode 1

    Were you one of them?

    Our recent competition for escapeVektor: Chapter 1 met with a great response: we had hundreds of entries, and all winners should now have been contacted by Nnooo via Twitter direct message with details of how to claim. For posterity, here's the selected winners:..

  • Competition Win escapeVektor: Chapter One [EU, NA and AUS]

    15 copies to give away

    We know you love great games, and we know you love competitions, but we bet you love both of them together even more. We've teamed up with Nnooo to give away 15 copies of WiiWare gem escapeVektor: Chapter 1 to readers around the world. We have five copies for North America, five for Europe and five for Australia and New Zealand. Can't say fairer than that, can we? To enter,..

September2011

  • Feature escapeVektor: Chapter 1 - An Insight Into its Development

    See how it's done

    Over the past three weeks you may have seen feature articles from developers Nnooo, telling you all you need to know about escapeVektor: Chapter 1. With the title set for its WiiWare launch on 29th September, Nnooo now round off their preview coverage with a behind the scenes look at the development of the title. Check it out below. Behind the ScenesWe recently completed our..

  • Feature Become a True escapeVektor Expert

    Escape with all the medals

    It's time for the final part of our series of features from WiiWare developers Nnooo, telling you all you need to know about escapeVektor: Chapter 1. With the title due for release on 29th September, this is your last chance to pick up vital tips to help your escape. Read on to learn about Interceptors, achievements and the soundtrack that will accompany your escape from..

  • Feature Unlocking the Secrets of escapeVektor: Chapter 1

    Learn more about Vektor

    Last week we brought you the first in a series of three features from WiiWare developers Nnooo, introducing escapeVektor: Chapter 1. In this latest instalment, Nnooo tell us about another enemy type, as well as details on the secrets and achievements to be uncovered in the title. Anti-Hunter tactics, exits to hidden areas and the key to Vektor’s memory.escapeVektor™:..

  • Feature Introducing escapeVektor: Chapter 1

    Can you help Vektor escape?

    We're happy to bring you the first in a series of three features from WiiWare developers Nnooo, introducing escapeVektor: Chapter 1. The developer's latest title following the excellent Pop, escapeVektor: Chapter 1 promises a retro arcade experience. Read on to learn more. Avoiding Patrols, Electric Fences & Cannons! escapeVektor™: Chapter 1 is a retro styled..

  • News escapeVektor Zig-Zags Worldwide on 29th September

    Nnooo's latest gets dated

    escapeVektor: Chapter 1 is heading towards a worldwide launch later this month, as developer Nnooo has announced it's due on 29th September. The retro-themed shooter/puzzler will cost just 500 Nintendo Points when it lands on WiiWare in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand at the end of the month. We played it back in February and rather liked what we saw, so..

June2011

February2011

  • First Impressions escapeVektor: Chapter 1

    We take Nnooo's trippy arcade title for a spin

    It's now been almost three long years since Nnooo released its first WiiWare title Pop, and now after having turned its attention to DSiWare and its rather unique set of myLifeCollected applications, the company has decided to make a surprising return to WiiWare with the brand new title escapeVektor: Chapter 1. While there are no bubbles to pop this..

  • News Nnooo Returns to WiiWare with escapeVektor: Chapter 1

    Arcade action

    Australian developer Nnooo has made a name for itself with its DSiWare titles, including myDiary, myNotebook and the upcoming augmented reality game Spirit Hunters Inc. The studio has just announced its first WiiWare title since 2008's Pop in the form of escapeVektor: Chapter 1. The game is set inside the Wii, wit

  • News Second Spirit Hunters Inc. Developer Diary Burns Brightly

    Do want?

    It's been a while since we saw anything of Nnooo's upcoming augmented reality spirit-catcher Spirit Hunters Inc., but now the Aussie developer has unleashed a second developer diary revealing more about the game's battle mode. The video goes in-depth on the different moves, statuses and abilities you'll be able to find in the game, but rather than explain it ourselves, we'll let Nnooo's..

September2010

  • News Spirit Hunters Inc. Trailer Shows Augmented Reality in Action

    Get into the party, spirit

    Nnooo has made a name for itself on the downloadable Nintendo scene, with titles as varied as Pop+ Solo and myDiary, and now it's ready to show off the latest game in its line-up, the spirit-hunting DSiWare title Spirit Hunters Inc. Shadow/Light. Using the DSi's camera to perform augmented reality actions, where in-game graphics merge with the real world, the first..

  • News myDiary Hits Europe on Friday

    Nnooo's newest application makes its debut

    The folks at Nnooo have just announced that their myDiary application is headed to the European DSiWare service on September 17th for 200 Nintendo Points. You can check out the full press release below for more information and we'll have a full review of the application shortly after its release on Friday. Nnooo announces the launch date of myDiary™ for..

  • News myNotebook Tan Release Dates Announced

    Newest colour soon to be available

    Nnooo has just announced that myNotebook Tan will be coming to Europe/Australia/New Zealand on September 10th and in North America on September 13th. The application will cost 500 Nintendo Points in all regions. For those of you still on the bubble, you can check out our full review of the title to help you decide. You can also check out the official site for more..

August2010

  • First Impressions myDiary

    Are you trying to read myDiary?

    We recently reviewed the application myNotebook Carbon, Pearl and Tan, now out in America and soon to hit the virtual European shelves, and were quite impressed with it. Now the focus is on Nnooo's next release, myDiary for DSiWare. What can we expect from the next instalment of the myLifeCollected series? Our man Brad Long spills the beans from his visit into Nic..

  • News myNotebook: Carbon and Pearl Team Up in PAL Regions Next Week

    Dual release for complimentary colours

    We brought you our myNotebook: Carbon, Pearl and Tan review earlier this week based on the Carbon coloured edition, but we've just heard that gamers in Europe, Australia and New Zealand can expect to find the Carbon and Pearl flavours in the DSi Shop from next Friday, August 27th. With four times as many pages as its predecessor, plus the ability to export..

  • News Take Note, myNotebook Carbon is Released on Monday

    500pts for enhanced DSi book-simulator

    The original myNotebook is still a popular download for DSi, but those who thirst for a little more from their digital paper may want to check out the enhanced versions on their way to DSiWare, with the first making its way to North America on Monday for 500 Points. Boasting 128 pages, the ability to export to an SD card and new icons to indicate battery life..

  • First Impressions myNotebook Pearl, Carbon and Tan

    All the way from Nnooo HQ

    Recently we had Brad Long, one of our very own Nintendo Life reporters visit the studios of Nnooo, the lovable blokes behind Pop and the myLifeConnected series. Dr. Nnooo himself, Nic Watt showcased a few of their upcoming titles for DSiWare, including the latest myNotebook apps, Pearl, Carbon, and Tan. First of all the most obvious difference that becomes apparent from..

July2010

  • News Nnooo Releases New myDiary Video

    Check out the app in action

    Our good friend Nic Watt from Nnooo has just sent over the latest video showcasing their newest DSiWare application myDiary in action. You can check out some of the many features the app has to offer, along with a brief explanation of them in the video below. We'll keep you posted on any new information regarding myDiary and its upcoming release and we'll have a full..

  • News myNotebook Carbon, Tan, and Pearl Trailer Released

    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...

June2010

  • News Keep Your Life Collected with Nnooo's MyDiary

    New tool and three more myNotebook colours on the way

    Nnooo has already given us myNotebook and myPostcards in its myLifeCollected range, offering users the chance to make notes and create postcards, naturally. Now the company has announced its latest title, called myDiary, that aims to let users turn their DSi into, you guessed it, a diary. With...

  • News Nnooo Planning a Spirit Hunters Inc Just for the 3DS

    "...hopefully containing some new gameplay features too"

    It hasn't even been a fortnight since Nnooo announced its latest game that puts players in the shoes of a ghost-hunter and it seems that there's something more to look forward to as well. In a recent interview conducted by Cronogenesis, the founder of the Australian developer, Nic Watt, talks about the upcoming Spirit Hunters Inc..

April2010

  • News 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..

March2010

  • News Nnooo! It's Another myPostcards Video!

    With pink lemonade goodness

    Nnoo has mailed us a new trailer for the upcoming DSiWare app myPostcards, and we promised to deliver it to you post-haste. Nnooo are currently finalising the price point and release of myPostcards with Nintendo, but the tracking number is shooting for delivery sometime in April for a mere 200 points. More as it comes, though beware, this video is designed to make you..

  • News See the Latest myPostcards Video From Nnooo

    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..

January2010

  • News WiiWare Devs Call for More Advertising From Nintendo

    Service needs more promotion, awareness, money

    Although Nintendo UK has just started on a high-profile advertising campaign to draw more awareness to the Wii's online features and WiiWare titles, for many developers it's something that should have happened years ago. Until now, Nintendo's efforts to promote the Wii's online capabilities have been...

  • News Nnooo Officially Announce myPostcards

    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..

  • News First Look: myPostcards

    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..

  • Podcast Episode 11 - Game of the Year 2009!

    Who grabbed the shiny gold trophies? Results revealed inside!

    We launched our Game of the Year Awards in the last podcast, and now the results have been cast and independently verified it's time to announce the victors and honour them in a stream of audio goodness. We'll reveal the games we at Nintendo Life believe to be 2009's best, with individual...

December2009

  • News myNotebook Huge Hit on DSiWare Service

    It seems Nnooo has quite a hit on their hands.

    Nnooo has just announced that their myNotebook Blue DSiWare application has reached #3 on the US, UK, AU, and CA DSiWare charts, which makes it the top-ranked non-free release on the service. You can check out the official press release below for more information on the title, along with the release dates of the two forthcoming color variations of the..

November2009

  • News myNotebook Boxes Video

    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..

  • News myNotebook Applications Get Release Dates

    Different release dates for different colors.

    Nnooo has just announced that their myNotebook DSiWare applications have been approved for release by Nintendo and each have their own individual release dates for each of the three different colors. You can check out the contents of the press release below for the exact release dates along with some interesting information about the applications..

  • News myNotebook Features Video

    The ins and outs of the DSiWare application.

    Nnooo has just released a brand new video of their upcoming DSiWare application myNotebook in action. In this video you'll get a more detailed look at the program's many features and how they function. 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..

August2009

  • News Pop+ Solo Release Dates Announced

    Pop+ Solo is go for launch on DSiWare!

    Nnooo has just announced that their upcoming DSiWare release Pop+ Solo is coming to DSiWare in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and the UK on August 21st and in North America on August 24th. The title will also only set you back a paltry 500 Nintendo Points. You can check out the official press release below for a taste of what you can expect from this unique..

  • News myNotebook Development Nearing Completion

    New DSiWare app on tap for a release later this year.

    Nnooo have just announced that development on their new DSiWare application myNotebook is almost completed and that the app is set for a release on the DSiWare service later this year. You can check out the official press release below for a bit more information about this unique DSiWare application and what it will have to offer. Nnooo..

July2009

  • News First Video of myNotebook

    Check out Nnooo's first DSiWare application in action!

    Nnooo has just sent over a link to the first video of their upcoming DSiWare application myNotebook. You can take a look at some of the many functions of the application in a hands-on type demonstration. It's looking like a very unique and useful application and we're already looking forward to...

  • News Pop Creator Bringing New Apps to DSiWare

    Time to make your life more productive and enjoyable!

    Nnooo, the creators of Pop and Pop Plus: Solo are in the process of creating a set of apps for the DSiWare service that will attempt to make your life more efficient and productive. Not to mention fun and enjoyable! myNotebook will mark the first release from the myLifeCollected series and is basically just a notebook that will let you jot down..

  • News New Pop+ Solo Focus Bonus Round Video

    Check out the Focus Bonus Round of Pop+ Solo.

    Nic Watt, Creative Director of Nnooo, has just sent over the latest video for their upcoming DSiWare title Pop+ Solo. The video shows off the Focus Bonus Round and the gameplay that goes along with it. Pop only the color you are instructed to. If you miss or pop a different color you'll fail! As you can see in the video, this mode requires you to pay..

  • News New Pop+ Solo Detonate Bonus Round Video

    Check out the Detonate bonus round of Pop+ Solo.

    Nic Watt, Creative Director of Nnooo, has just sent over the latest video for their upcoming DSiWare title Pop+ Solo. The video shows off the Detonate bonus round and the gameplay that goes along with it. Tap a bubble or pump it up to release a shockwave. Try to create a big chain reaction to score lots of points! As you can see in the video, this..

June2009

  • News New Pop+ Solo Defend Bonus Round Video

    Check out the Defend bonus round video of Pop+ Solo.

    Nic Watt, Creative Director of Nnooo, has just sent over the latest video of their upcoming DSiWare title Pop+ Solo. The video shows off the game's Defend bonus round and the gameplay that goes along with it. In the Defend bonus round, your ultimate goal is to stop any bubbles from crossing over to the other side of the screen. As you can see in..

  • News New Pop+ Solo Gameplay Trailer

    Check out a few new features of Pop+ Solo.

    We just got in a brand new gameplay video of Pop+ Solo in action. The guys at Nnooo wanted to highlight the new Adventure Mode and show off a few of the unique features from their upcoming DSiWare release. Below is a description of some of the features the developers wanted to highlight in the video, along with an explanation of some of the things you'll..

May2009

  • News First Look - Pop Plus: Solo

    We finally get to see the upcoming DSiWare title in action

    The original Pop WiiWare release was quite an entertaining little game that featured a very simple, yet addictive game play experience. With the introduction of Pop Plus: Solo on the DSiWare service, Nnooo hopes to capture lightning in a bottle for the second time. Pop Plus: Solo will still...

March2009

  • News Nnooo Interview - Pop Plus: Solo

    Nnooo's Pop was one of the very first WiiWare releases and has gone on to become something of a poster child for downloadable gaming.

    Since the Wii launch we've also see an iPhone version, and the Aussie developer is putting the finishing touches to a DSiWare variant called Pop Plus: Solo as we speak. Keen to find out more about this, we got in...

  • News Pop Plus: Solo Coming to DSiWare

    Following the announcement of the rather spiffy looking Mighty Flip Champs! by WayForward, we were wondering who would be the next dev to reveal their plans for DSiWare.

    Before we could even catch our breath Australian developement team Nnooo sent us a press release about their plans to port Pop to DSiWare under the name of Pop Plus: Solo. Since its WiiWare debut (which scored 8/10 with us), a..

July2008

  • News Will You Be Bursting Bubbles Today With Pop?

    If you Euro, Kiwi and Auzzie gamers were on the fence about buying Pop today on WiiWare, here is a press release direct from the creative chaps at Nnooo which might help you change your mind.

    Of course if you were in any doubt you could just read our Pop review also! Friday, 4th July - Nnooo is thrilled to announce that Pop™ has launched on WiiWare™ in Europe, Australia and New Zealand..

June2008

  • News Where In The World Is Pop?

    Poor old Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

    After reading our review of Pop from the North American launch on the 12th May, we know a lot of you guys are itching to play this. Sure, you got a storming launch line-up with the first look at Dr. Mario and Toki Tori, but many of you were left questioning why the sublime Pop wasn’t released at launch, or at least shortly afterwards. To clear all this..

April2008

  • News WiiWare: Pop Pricing Still Unconfirmed

    Nnooo's Nic Watt has admitted that he still isn’t 100% sure how much to charge for his company’s promising looking WiiWare title Pop.

    Speaking in an interview this week, Watt said: For a new company like ourselves, pricing is a really tough issue particularly on something like a downloadable service where there are games at a variety of prices. Disc-based games are somewhat easier as they all..

February2008

  • News WiiWare Focus: Interview with Nnooo (Pop)

    Our coverage of the upcoming WiiWare service continues with this exclusive interview with Nic Watt of Nnooo, the small indie studio behind the promising Pop. We caught up with Nic and grilled him on this forthcoming release - here's what he had to say...

    WW: How did the concept for Pop come about? NW: Since the Wii was announced I have been thinking a lot about the sorts of games I could make for..

October2007

  • News 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!