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October2010

  • News Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light Crown Job System Trailer

    Unique character customisation system explained

    The folks at Square-Enix have just sent over the newest video for Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light which shows how to use the game's unique Crown Job System. As you can see in the video, there is a huge degree of customisation made available to the player by wearing and upgrading the various Crowns, not to mention a wealth of new abilities that..

September2010

  • News See Plenty of New 3DS Games in Motion Right Here

    Resident Evil: Mercenaries, Super Monkey Ball and more

    Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition, Final Fantasy: Chocobo Tales, Super Monkey Ball and more all combine to make this 3DS software trailer a pretty tasty affair. Plenty of 3D games make their motion debuts, as well as with Capcom's Resident Evil: Revelations and recently announced Resident Evil: Mercenaries both looking absolutely fantastic.

  • News La-Mulana Tokyo Game Show Trailer

    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..

  • News Brand New Kirby's Epic Yarn Trailer

    More video of the silky side-scroller in action!

    With only about a month left until the North American release of Kirby's Epic Yarn, Nintendo have shifted their marketing machine into high gear and have just sent out a host of brand new assets for the game. You can check out the brand new gameplay trailer below, along with a batch of 8 new screenshots to go along with it. We'll keep you posted on..

  • News Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock to Expand Wii and DS Connectivity

    Now with double the cross-platform players

    It seems Vicarious Visions and Activision are trying to add a much-needed key-change to the Guitar Hero melody, and as if a new story mode isn't enough, the creators are expanding the connectivity between Wii and DS players with a selection of play modes and multiplayer functions. The Roadie Battle mode from Guitar Hero 5 makes a beefier return for DS..

  • News PES 2011 Promises a Wii Control Revolution

    Dribbling all over the place

    Last year's PES 2010 offered the Wii's best kick-about yet, with plenty of options and an improved control scheme. This year's entry, which you won't be surprised to hear is called PES 2011, is promising further enhancements to the dribbling mechanics, with full 360º freedom at the top of the list. As well as the...

  • News Disney Epic Mickey Intro Video - Part 2

    Mickey finds his weapon of choice

    Well the Disney Epic Mickey train is rolling along at full steam now and the folks over at Disney Interactive have just sent over Part 2 of their Intro series of videos for everyone to check out. You can check out the newest Intro video below and if you somehow missed it, you can go back and check out the first one as well. We'll keep you posted on any Disney Epic..

  • News 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 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...

August2010

  • News 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 Gandalf Joins Aragorn's Quest in Co-operative Gameplay Video

    Magical attacks from the white wizard

    In development at Headstrong Games of Battalion Wars and House of the Dead: Overkill fame, Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest takes the titular bearded hero through a series of trials. What could be better than one bearded hero? Two bearded heroes of course, as this video shows Gandalf fighting side-by-side with Aragorn. Gandalf naturally has access to powers..

  • News Get the Lowdown on And Yet It Moves with this Series of Videos

    Rotating puzzler explained

    WiiWare puzzle platformer And Yet It Moves is a curious beast: with graphics inspired by paper cut-outs and hamsters with horns, it's truly unlike anything on the format so far. Maybe that's why developer Broken Rules wants to give you a headstart before the game's release next week with a series of helpful instructional videos. Detailing everything from controls to..

  • News The Story of Aragorn's Quest Unfolds in New Wii Vignette

    Middle Earth's greatest warrior gets his own adventure

    As we approach the launch of The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest for the Wii and DS, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has summoned a vignette showing some of the actions our hero can perform, as well as some of the different locations that his quest will require him to travel to. The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest video game will..

  • News Batman: The Brave and the Bold Vignette Unmasks the DS Version

    Introducing gamers to the characters and the game's visual style

    Next month sees the return of the Batman franchise as Batman: The Brave and the Bold launches on the Wii and the DS; which in itself, is an adaptation of the 2008 animated series. In the lead-up to the game's launch, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has sent over a vignette from...

  • News Link and Ganondorf Combine to Win World Cosplay Championship

    Not sure where this fits in the Zelda timeline, though

    We love people who dress up as Nintendo characters, and we love them even more when they get up on stage in Japan to have a pretend fight in the final of the World Cosplay Championships. Our love for this video cannot be put into words. Taking place in Nagoya, the Italian team of Link, Luca Buzzi, and Ganondorf, Giancarlo Di Pierro, took home..

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 Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light World Map Trailer

    Storybook scenery comes to life!

    The nice folks over at Square-Enix were kind enough to send over the newest gameplay video of their upcoming DS role-playing game Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light in action. In this new World Map Trailer, you'll be given a glimpse of how your characters will move around the world map as well as a peek at some of the interesting locales you'll travel to during..

  • 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 Jett Rocket Gameplay Trailer - Toxic Swamps

    More amazing footage!

    The folks at Shin'en were kind enough to send over another jaw-dropping gameplay trailer of their upcoming WiiWare title Jett Rocket! in action. In this video you can check out the "Toxic Swamps" area of the game, along with a host of cool gameplay mechanics demonstrated throughout the video. Just three more days until North American gamers can get their hands on..

  • News Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies Teaser Trailer

    Check out the latest trailer for the upcoming DS RPG.

    The kind folks at Nintendo were kind enough to send over the latest teaser trailer for the upcoming Square-Enix RPG Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies. While there's not a lot of actual gameplay footage in the trailer, there is some very cool animated sequences that should get you prepared for the upcoming North American and European..

  • News 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 New Nintendo Video Reminds You Wii has Great Games

    Four minutes full of core titles

    Wii's reputation as a family-friendly, casual gamer's paradise is well-storied and not undeserved; claims it's devoid of great third-party core games, however, are less accurate, and Nintendo UK clearly wants to set the record straight with its new "Play Wii" promo video. Taking in everything from...

May2010

  • News Super Mario Galaxy 2 Players Already Super-Skilled and Super-Fast

    Debate opens: is this a glitch or just a skill?

    This one will probably divide opinion, but this video of a Super Mario Galaxy 2 speedrun exploits a trick for extending Yoshi's flutter jump to previously unheard-of lengths. It doesn't appear to be a glitch but rather a combination of moves that allows Yoshi to repeat his hover ability, but we'll let...

  • News Five Minutes of Super Mario Galaxy 2 Better Than Five Minutes of Most Other Games

    Extra-terrestrial epic nearly here!

    The footage of Super Mario Galaxy 2 is flooding out of Nintendo lately, with regular transmissions showing off new elements from the upcoming adventure. If all this spectacular footage still hasn't given you Mario on Wii ennui, this five minute trailer will have you bouncing off the walls and gnawing your...

  • Feature The Making of Furry Legends - Video 3

    Get the lowdown on the game's programming

    It won't be long before Furry Legends: Chapter One is unleashed upon WiiWare gamers everywhere, so you may be interested in this Making Of video giving more information about how the game was actually programmed. We've already given you videos on the game's design and production, and will bring you more exclusive behind the scenes videos from Gamelion as..

  • News Fan-Made Fighter Video Shows Classic Characters' Violent Sides

    Nintendo, Hudson Namco and Konami all get in on the act

    A good fan-made video brightens up the dullest of days, but one that sees Kirby digest a monkey, Link fire a bazooka and Michael Jackson appear as the ultimate end boss? It's like your birthday and Christmas all at once. That's The King of Famicom for you, a fan video showing classic characters squaring off with some rather unusual powers to..

  • Feature The Making of Furry Legends - Video 2

    Learn more about the game's production

    A week ago we brought you the first making of video from our exclusive series behind the scenes at Gamelion Studios in Poland. This time we're taking you deeper into the production process with producer Lukasz Szczepanski, as he talks more about the planning that went into the game and the importance of the game's fans to its development. Head over to the..

April2010

  • Feature The Making of Furry Legends - Video 1

    The first in our series of exclusive behind-the-scenes documentaries

    Earlier this month we brought you exclusive First Impressions of Furry Legends: Chapter One and an interview with its creators, Gamelion Studios. As the game nears its release for WiiWare we're teaming up with Gamelion again to bring you a series of exclusive behind-the-scenes documentaries giving more details about the game's..

  • News La-Mulana Test Play 5 Video

    More of the WiiWare title in action

    We just recently showed you the fourth Test Play video of La-Mulana and now Nicalis has just sent over yet another video of the game in action. You can check out the brand new video below and we'll keep you posted on any further developments.

March2010

  • News La-Mulana Test Play 4 Video

    More of the game in action!

    Our good friend Tyrone Rodriguez of Nicalis has just sent over the newest test play video for their upcoming WiiWare action/platformer La-Mulana. You can see just how far along the game is in development in the many levels and boss fights that are shown throughout the..

  • News WarioWare D.I.Y. Tutorial Videos 1 & 2

    Learn how to create your own micro games!

    The folks at Nintendo were kind enough to send over two brand new WarioWare D.I.Y. Tutorial Videos to help you gain a better understanding of how to create your own micro games using the game's intuitive interface. This title is really shaping up to be a great addition to the series and with the ability to create and share your own micro games, what's not..

  • News Frobot GDC Trailer

    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..

  • 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..

  • News BIT.TRIP RUNNER Gameplay Trailer

    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...

February2010

  • News Rage of the Gladiator - Amit the Snake Charmer Trailer

    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 effective attack. We've already had chance to play an..

  • News Trackmania Building Speed

    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..

  • News Mouse House Coming to WiiWare

    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..

  • News Frobot Multi Playa Gameplay Video

    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..

  • News GTI Club Supermini Festa! Under Starter's Orders

    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..

  • News Bit Museum Episode 5 Coming Soon

    Nintendo's classic Game & Watch handhelds get the spotlight

    As retro-gaming fans it's no surprise we have a soft spot for Robotube Games' fantastic series of Bit Museum videos showcasing forgotten gaming consoles and handhelds. Nintendo's early gaming consoles from the 1970s featured in the first episode and we've gotten word that the latest episode is going be all about the company's Game &..

January2010

  • News Cuddle up to This Hubert's Winter Games Video

    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..

  • News Trauma Team Endoscopy Trailer

    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..

  • News Glory of Heracles Launch Trailer

    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..

  • News Astro Bugz Revenge Gameplay Trailer

    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..

  • 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..

  • News New Glory of Heracles Gameplay Videos

    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...

December2009

  • News Fast Draw Showdown Un-Holstered This Monday

    Will you Cowboy Up or go sit in the Truck?

    WiiWare has brought us some oddities during 2009, from vegetable hairdressing to zoo-keeping and even a little game of catch in-between. This trend looks set to continue in 2010, with the release of quirky light-gun game Fast Draw Showdown this Monday. Offering a unique twist on the light-gun game -...

  • News New La-Mulana Test Play Video

    Check out brand new footage of the game in action!

    Tyrone Rodriguez of Nicalis has just sent over a link to their brand new Test Play 2 video showing their upcoming WiiWare title La-Mulana in action. In this brand new video you can see quite a large number of levels found throughout the game, along with some amazing in-game music being played in the...

  • News Final Zelda Flipnote Released

    Last, but certainly not least...

    Aardman Animation, the forces behind Wallace & Gromit, have just released the final video in their Zelda: Spirit Tracks series and we've got it for you. This final video has a little bit of a humorous spin to it, and once again is quite an impressive Flipnote feat. And for those of you who haven't yet read our Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks review, don't forget..

  • News Dragon's Lair DSiWare Trailer Released

    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..

  • News Mahjong Coming To WiiWare On Friday

    Relax your mind with the ancient game of tiles.

    Who enjoyed playing Solitaire on WiiWare last week? Clearly our card game loving reviewer Sean Aaron did, he awarded it a mighty 8/10. No doubt inspired by this success our new found friends at GameOn are set to release Mahjong this coming Friday (4th December) in Europe. You may not be too familiar with this game, but we hear it’s all the rage in..

November2009

  • News New Copter Crisis Gameplay Trailer

    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..

  • News Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks Intro Video

    A little insight into the Spirit Tracks.

    The nice folks at Nintendo have just sent over the newest trailer for their upcoming DS release Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks. The game is set to hit North American store shelves on December 7th and Europe retail shelves on December 11th. You can check out the new gameplay video that shows off the game's...

  • News Watch Some More Little Red Riding Hood's Zombie BBQ Footage

    View some of the game's boss fights.

    If our very positive review didn't yet convince you that the vertical zombie shoot 'em up is worth your time and money, then maybe these recently released videos will. However, they feature the first three boss battles in the game, so if you don't want the strategies to beat them spoiled, it might actually be wise not to watch. The videos are in the same order..

  • 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 Rage of the Gladiator - Master Yee Trailer

    Check out the old wise master in action.

    The nice folks over at Ghostfire Games have just sent over the newest boss gameplay video for their upcoming Rage of the Gladiator WiiWare release. In this video you can see the aged Master Yee and his arsenal of attack moves. You can check out the full Master Yee gameplay trailer below for a taste of what...

  • 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..

  • News New Super Mario Bros. Wii Strategy Video

    Check out some useful tips from the pros.

    The kind folks over at Nintendo were kind enough to send over a brand new gameplay video for their upcoming Wii console release New Super Mario Bros. Wii. In this video you can check out some of the helpful strategies the guys over at Treehouse have put together to help you get the most out of the game. You can check out the full New Super Mario Bros. Wii..

  • News Brand New Flipper Gameplay Trailer

    Check out the newest video of the game in action.

    The folks over at Goodbye Galaxy Games have sent word that they've just released a brand new gameplay trailer for their upcoming DSiWare title Flipper. You can check out the updated look of the game as well as some great in-game footage that shows off exactly how the game will play. We'll keep you posted on the game's progress and we'll have a full..

  • News Stop Stress: A Day of Fury Coming Soon to WiiWare

    Abylight's newest title is on the way.

    The folks at Abylight have just officially announced that their upcoming WiiWare release Stop Stress: A Day of Fury is nearing release. They were also kind enough to send us over a group of new screenshots and gameplay video as well. You can check out the new screenshots below along with the official gameplay trailer showing the game in action. The most..

October2009

  • News Frobot WiiWare Music Video

    Fear the fro!

    The guys over at Fugazo have put together a little promo video for their upcoming WiiWare release Frobot and they've put it together in a music video format. If you want to see some of the game in action and have a little laugh at the same time, take a look at the funny music video below. We'll have more information on Frobot as it becomes available, as well as a full review of the..

  • News Official Extreme Hangman Trailer Released

    Check out the game in action!

    Game Lion have just released the official gameplay trailer for their upcoming DSiWare release Extreme Hangman. They've also informed us that the game is currently in QA at Nintendo and should be available soon. You can check out the gameplay video below for a taste of what you can expect from the game. We'll have more information on the game as it becomes available,..

  • News Rage of the Gladiator - Gargadan Trailer

    Take a look at yet another ferocious Gladiator opponent.

    Ed Roman, CEO of Ghostfire Games, has just sent over the latest video for their upcoming WiiWare fighter Rage of the Gladiator. In this newest trailer, you'll be introduced to yet another beastly fighter in the form of Gargadan, a twisted and ferocious Chimera who's size matches its appetite for blood. Gargadan’s Story: Gargadan is a..

  • News Wanna Play? Ubisoft show more of Red Steel 2

    Ubisoft release another video from the upcoming Red Steel 2 game demonstrating its "accurate" on-screen controls.

    Ever since we played the original Red Steel we became overwhelmed with disappointment in the control section, we hoped for "real" one-to-one mapping of our Wiimotes to our swords, alas it wasn't meant to be... That's because they saved that little nugget for Red Steel 2..

  • News Nostalgia - World Wide Adventure Trailer

    See the various locations you'll be traveling to in the game.

    Ignition Entertainment has just released the brand new World Wide Adventure trailer for their upcoming Nintendo DS RPG Nostalgia. The trailer shows off the many locations you'll be visiting throughout your adventure, each of them featuring their own unique look and style. You can check...

  • News Rage of the Gladiator - Sea Witch Trailer

    Here's another ferocious fighter from the upcoming WiiWare release.

    Ed Roman, CEO of Ghostfire Games, has just sent over another brand new gameplay video from their upcoming Rage of the Gladiator WiiWare release for everyone to check out. You can check out a snippet of information that accompanied the video along with the Sea Witch gameplay video itself below. The Sea Witch’s Story: The Sea..

  • News Sokomania Coming to DSiWare

    Cinemax announces their first DSiWare release.

    Czech independent game developer Cinemax have just announced that their upcoming DSiWare release Sokomania will be coming to the European DSiWare service sometime in November 2009. You can check out a snippet of information from the official press release along with screenshots and a gameplay trailer of the game in action below. Sokomania is a..

September2009

  • News Gravitronix Coming to North America on October 5th

    The long-awaited WiiWare title is finally about to see a release.

    Medaverse Studios has just announced that their long-awaited WiiWare title Gravitronix will be released onto the North American WiiWare service on October 5th for 500 Wii Points. To celebrate, they've released a brand new batch of screenshots of the game in action, along with a new "How to Play Gravirtronix" trailer that..

  • News Okamiden TGS Trailer Turns The Cute Factor Up to Eleven

    We love Chibiterasu!

    Okamiden - the sequel to the criminally under-appreciated Okami - is shaping up to be one of our most eagerly-awaiting DS titles. We don't know why, but there's something about playing as an adorable four-legged animal that appeals to our softer side. Just when you thought things couldn't get any cuter, Capcom has released an all-new trailer at the TGS that will make your heart..

  • News Here Are Those Mario & Sonic Dream Events You Ordered

    First look at the special events of Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Winter Games

    Sega Europe has released a trailer that details the "Dream Events" featured in the forthcoming Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Winter Games. As fans of the original game will tell you, these events are a little bit on the zany side, and as a result they're often more fun than the more "normal"..

  • News Rage of the Gladiator to Support Wii MotionPlus

    Ghostfire Games listens to its fans and adds in new control feature.

    Who says that game developers never listen to their fans? It seems one developer is listening and has decided to add on a very important feature to their upcoming WiiWare fighter. Of course this also marks the first WiiWare release to make use of the Wii MotionPlus system, as well. Ed Roman, CEO of Ghostfire Games, has just..

  • News Stunt Cars Gameplay Trailer

    Check out the upcoming WiiWare racer in action.

    We just got our hands on the official gameplay trailer for the upcoming WiiWare racing title Stunt Cars from Icon Games. You can check out the gameplay video, below along with a snippet of information about the game. As usual, we'll have more information on Stunt Cars as it becomes available, as well as a full review when the game hits the WiiWare..

  • News Rage of the Gladiator - Naginata Trailer

    Ghostfire Games shows off more of their upcoming WiiWare fighter.

    Ed Roman, CEO of Ghostfire Games, has just sent over the latest video of their upcoming WiiWare fighter Rage of the Gladiator in action. You can check out Naginata in all of his Ninja glory and get another taste of what you can expect from this unique WiiWare fighting title. Below is a snippet of information that accompanied the..

  • News Nostalgia "In the Skies" Trailer Released

    Check out the newest trailer of the game in action!

    The guys at Ignition Entertainment were kind enough to send over a brand new gameplay trailer for their upcoming DS RPG Nostalgia. In this trailer you can see how exploration is executed in the air, as well as some of the unique aerial battles the game makes use of. You can check out the brand new...

  • News Rubik's Puzzle Galaxy: Rush Official Trailer

    Check out the upcoming WiiWare puzzler in action.

    Two Tribes have just sent over the brand new official trailer of their upcoming WiiWare puzzler Rubik's Puzzle Galaxy: Rush in action. The game is currently in lot check at Nintendo, so it should see a release fairly soon if all goes according to plans. You can check out a snippet of information about the game, along with the official trailer of the..

  • News Gravitronix Gameplay Trailer Released

    Check out the long-awaited WiiWare title in action.

    You might remember that Gravitronix was one of the first WiiWare games announced all the way back in October of 2007. We even conducted an interview with Medaverse a few months later regarding the game. Well we've got good news. (Of course any news after almost two years is good) Medaverse has informed us that they are currently pinning down a..

  • News Castle of Magic Trailer is Conjured Out of Thin Air

    Gameloft's old school platformer crosses over from the iPhone

    Nintendo's recent confirmation of upcoming releases for the remainder of 2009 has thrown up some pleasant surprises, with Gameloft's Castle of Magic being one of the more interesting DSiWare announcements. Based on the well-received iPhone version (which in turn evolved from a similarly agreeable mobile phone edition), this 2.5D..

  • News Spaceball: Revolution Coming to NA on Monday

    The unique WiiWare puzzler is almost here.

    We've just learned that Spaceball: Revolution will be coming to the North American WiiWare service on Monday, September 14th for 800 Wii Points. We were also able to get our hands on a brand new gameplay trailer of the game in action that you can check out below for a taste of what you can expect from this...

  • News Official Copter Crisis Trailer Released

    Check out the WiiWare helicopter rescue title in action.

    We just got word that the official Copter Crisis trailer was online and now you can check it out for yourself. There's also a snippet of press release information below that gives a bit more information about this unique upcoming WiiWare title. You're in the pilot seat now! Copter Crisis puts you in the pilot's seat! As a member of the elite..

  • News Muramasa: The Demon Blade Launch Trailer

    Check out the official Launch Trailer of the game.

    As most of you already know, Muramasa: The Demon Blade has already been released to retailers, but we were able to get the final trailer release from the guys at Ignition Entertainment today. This is the official Launch Trailer for the game and does a nice job of showing off the game's strong points...

  • News Rage of the Gladiator Ixthid Trailer

    Check out the evil beholder in action.

    Ghostfire Games has just released another brand new trailer of their upcoming WiiWare release Rage of the Gladiator in action. In this video you'll be introduced to another enemy in the game named Ixthid and this tentacled bad boy looks nasty! You can check out the video below along with a snippet of information that accompanied it. Ixthid's origins are not..

  • News Metroid Prime Trilogy: Visually Worse Than Original Releases?

    Footage seems to suggest as much

    Before this turns into a mud-slinging match, let's just point out that Metroid Prime Trilogy is fantastic. Being able to play all three games on one disc is a godsend and we rightly awarded it a whopping 10/10 when we reviewed it recently. With that out of the way, it's time to face up to an inconvenient truth - the...

  • News Two New Hudson Titles Coming Soon

    Hudson to release two new titles in September.

    Hudson is looking to continue their success on Nintendo consoles with the announcement of two new titles that will be available to consumers in September. Miami Crisis brings a unique action-adventure title to the DS system and My Zoo serves as the follow-up to Hudson's wildly popular My Aquarium title on the WiiWare service. You can check out the..

  • News Frobot Tutorial Video and Demos Released

    See and experience Fugazo's upcoming WiiWare title for yourself.

    Fugazo have just sent over the official press release for their upcoming WiiWare title Frobot, along with a tutorial demo and links to PC and Mac demos of the game. If you've been wanting to see more of what the game has to offer, you'd be hard-pressed to find more information or insight than you will here. You can check out the..

  • News Muramasa: The Demon Blade Armory Trailer

    Who needs the Slap Chop when you've got these bad boys?

    The guys at Ignition have sent over another Muramasa: The Demon Blade trailer, this time showing off the many weapons you'll be able to find in the game. This newest trailer shows off the vast array of weapons that can be acquired and used throughout the game. And of course it also shows these...

  • News Muramasa: The Demon Blade Moment of Art Trailer

    Ignition releases yet another new video of their upcoming Wii action title.

    The guys at Ignition Entertainment were kind enough to send over another new video of their upcoming Wii 2D action side-scroller Muramasa: The Demon Blade. This trailer is titled Moment of Art and highlights some of the more stylistic moments in the game. The new trailer...

  • News Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box Launch Trailer

    Nintendo releases the official launch trailer for their brand new DS release.

    Well Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box has just recently hit store shelves in North America and to celebrate Nintendo has released a brand new Launch Trailer for you to check out. Puzzle master Professor Layton and his apprentice, Luke, have stumbled upon another mystery. It’s up to them to navigate their way..

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  • News New Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story Videos

    Check out two of the latest videos of the upcoming DS RPG in action!

    Nintendo was kind enough to send us over two brand new videos of their upcoming DS RPG Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story in action. You can check out the Bowser Gameplay and Belly Laughs videos below for a taste of what you can expect from the game when it hits store shelves this fall. As usual, we'll have more information..

  • News Muramasa: The Demon Blade Destiny Trailer

    Can you ever really have too much of a good thing?

    Ignition Entertainment insists on torturing us with all of this breathtaking footage of their upcoming Wii release Muramasa: The Demon Blade, but we have to admit, we just can't seem to get enough. The guys at Ignition were kind enough to send over yet another new gameplay trailer of the game in...

  • News Lead the Meerkats Lesson Two Trailer

    Check out the second lesson for the upcoming WiiWare title.

    Inaria Interactive has just sent over the second video in their series of video lessons for their upcoming WiiWare title Lead the Meerkats. This video shows how you will have to forage for food and take care of the Meerkat pups. You can check out the full video below and we'll have more information on Lead the Meerkats as it becomes..

  • News Muramasa: The Demon Blade "Massive Attack" Trailer

    Here's the second of two new videos of the game in action!

    Ignition Entertainment was kind enough to end over two more brand new gameplay videos of their upcoming 2D action/side-scroller Muramasa: The Demon Blade in action. This article highlights the second trailer aptly titled "Massive Attack" and shows you some of the effective attack...

  • News Muramasa: The Demon Blade "Chop-Chop" Trailer

    Check out the first of two brand new videos of the game in action!

    Ignition Entertainment was kind enough to end over two more brand new gameplay videos of their upcoming 2D action/side-scroller Muramasa: The Demon Blade in action. This article highlights the first trailer aptly titled "Chop-Chop" and shows you some of the vicious attacks...

  • News Brand New Spyborgs Screenshots & Video

    Check out the latest video and screens of Spyborgs in action.

    Capcom has just released these brand new exclusive Spyborgs screenshots and video to a select group of sites for posting this morning and we thought we'd share them with you guys. For those who don't yet know, Spyborgs is being created by a new development team comprised of former members of Insomniac Games and High Impact Developers..

  • News Rage of the Gladiator Horlan the Crusher Trailer and Exclusive MP3

    Check out the newest video from Ghostfire Games' upcoming WiiWare title plus a nice little bonus.

    Ed Roman, CEO of Ghostfire Games, has just sent over the newest gameplay trailer for their upcoming WiiWare release Rage of the Gladiator. Ed was also kind enough to give us an exclusive MP3 track from the game that was scored by veteran video game...

  • News Muramasa: The Demon Blade Boss Trailer

    Ignition releases yet another striking video of their 2D side-scroller in action!

    To be honest, we just can't get enough of seeing Muramasa: The Demon Blade in action. Not only is it one of the most striking 2D titles we've ever seen, but it just seems to keep getting better and better with every new gameplay video we receive. You can check out the...

  • News Deca Sports 2 Teaser Trailer 3

    Hudson releases final teaser trailer for their upcoming Wii sports package.

    You might remember the game as Sports Island 2, which was released in Europe back in May. Well Hudson is getting set to release the game in North America under the name Deca Sports 2. Hudson has just released the third and final teaser trailer for the game that you can check below along with a snippet of information setting..

  • News Brand New Lead the Meerkats Trailer

    Check out the newest video of Lead the Meerkats in action.

    Inaria Interactive has just sent over the newest gameplay video of their upcoming WiiWare release Lead the Meerkats in action. This video shows the Lesson One tutorial that introduces the player to the game and its mechanics. You can check out the full video below and we'll have more information on Lead the Meerkats as it becomes available..

  • News Medieval Games Gameplay Trailer

    Check out this Medieval mini-game collection in action!

    We just got in a brand new video of the upcoming Wii mini-game collection Medieval Games showing the game in action. The game will feature 30 unique Medieval mini-games that include sword fighting, archery, jousting, and catapulting. It will also feature three different game boards to play through. You can check out the gameplay trailer below..

  • News And Yet It Moves Coming to WiiWare

    Broken Rules bringing their PC/Mac platformer to WiiWare.

    Broken Rules has just officially announced that their PC/Mac platformer And Yet It Moves is coming to Nintendo's WiiWare service. This unique puzzle/platformer infuses exciting art styles with challenging platforming action and tosses in a bit of puzzle solving to the mix to spice things up a bit. You can check out the official press..

  • News Muramasa: The Demon Blade - Locations Trailer

    Check out the brand new Muramasa video!

    We were lucky enough to get our hands on the brand new Muramasa: The Demon Blade - Locations Trailer and we have to say, this game looks better and better each time we see new video of it in action. If you're a fan of 2-D action/side-scrollers then you should start getting very excited about this upcoming Wii...

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