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August2009

  • 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...

  • News Brand New Rage of the Gladiator Gameplay Video

    Check out the battle with the evil magician Lord Vensors!

    Ed Roman, CEO of Ghostfire Games, has just sent over a brand new gameplay video of their upcoming WiiWare fighting title Rage of the Gladiator in action. This is the battle with the evil magician Lord Vensors and you can see a handful of his magic tricks in action in the new gameplay video below. Ed was also kind enough to send us a batch of..

  • News Harvest Moon: Frantic Farming Coming to DS in August

    The new Harvest Moon puzzler hits the DS this month!

    After a string of Harvest Moon titles for various consoles over the years, Natsume is now taking a turn at creating a puzzle title built around the Harvest Moon theme with their upcoming DS release Harvest Moon: Frantic Farming. While we're not sure how the game will go over with long-time fans of the series, judging from the new gameplay..

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

    Check out the latest videos of the game in action!

    Nintendo were kind enough to send us over two brand new gameplay videos of their upcoming DS release Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story in action. As you can see in the videos below, the game looks absolutely amazing. The first video is Mario & Luigi Gameplay and shows off the two Mario bros. working as a team to take out enemies in the..

July2009

  • News Pop Island New Wave Trailer

    Check out the newest video of the game in action!

    Odenis Studio has just sent over the newest gameplay trailer for their upcoming DSiWare title Pop Island and this game is looking better and better. Hopefully the wait for its release won't be too much longer now. You can check out the Pop Island New Wave Trailer below to see the game in action. You can also check out the brand new batch of Pop..

  • News La Mulana Announcement and Trailer

    See the WiiWare version of La Mulana in action!

    You might remember that Nigoro and Nicalis recently announced their new partnership. Well, these two companies have now officially announced their new WiiWare title La Mulana and have released the first trailer showing the game in action. You can check out the brand new trailer below, along with the official press release announcing the game. Nigoro,..

  • Interviews Red Steel 2 Developer Videos

    Ubisoft throw us a bone with some excellent insight videos into the upcoming Red Steel 2 for Wii.

    If you're a regular to Nintendo Life you'll already know our newly married James Newton has already visited Ubisoft to play their upcoming Red Steel follow up. Well now we've got some lovely new videos to show you detailing more of the 'behind the scenes' action that makes Red Steel 2 possible. The..

  • News Brand New Liight Gameplay Trailers Released

    Check out Liight in action!

    Studio Walljump have just updated us on the progress of their long-awaited WiiWare release Liight. They were also kind enough to send us three brand new gameplay videos of the game in action that you can check out below as well. It's worth mentioning that Liight was recently announced as a PAX 10 selection and will be in playable form at the upcoming Penny Arcade Expo..

  • News Max & the Magic Marker Trailer and Screenshots

    Check out the game in action!

    Press Play has just released a brand new trailer for their upcoming WiiWare release Max & the Magic Marker. Below is a bit of information about the game and you can also check out the first world of the game in action in the trailer below. Max & the Magic Marker is a physics based 2D platform game, in which the player controls the boy Max and his Magic Marker..

  • News Fossil Fighters DS Trailer

    Revive the vivosaurs and battle it out on DS!

    Many of you have already seen this E3 trailer for Fossil Fighters, but we thought we'd go ahead and put it up for those who might have missed it. There's also a little bit of information taken from the official press release below to give you a better idea of what you can expect from this unique DS dinosaur adventure. Fossil Fighters blends the..

  • News Two New Mini Ninjas Trailers

    Eidos releases two new videos of Futo in action!

    Eidos was kind enough to send over two brand new videos of their upcoming Wii action title Mini Ninjas for everyone to enjoy. Below is the snippet of information that came with the videos that sets up the action taking place in each of them. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Eidos have released new videos for the September 8th release..

  • News Nostalgia Airship Trailer Released

    Ignition Entertainment shows off the game's airship battles.

    Ignition Entertainment has just sent us the official Airship Trailer for their upcoming air-based RPG Nostalgia coming to Nintendo DS this fall. The trailer shows how you can customize your airship to suit your needs, as well as some of the game's trademark airship battles in action. Below...

  • 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 Incoming Trailer and Screenshots

    Check out JV Games' upcoming WiiWare title in action!

    JV Games has just recently announced their newest WiiWare title Incoming and we've gotten our hands on the official gameplay trailer showing the game in action. The kind folks at JV Games were also nice enough to send over some artwork and screenshots of the game as well for everyone to check out. Incoming is a fast-paced strategic combat game..

  • News A Whole New Meaning To The Term Shovelware

    Bet you didn't know your Wiimote could handle such power

    What do you get if you mix 15 tonnes of steel, 200 bar of hydraulic pressure and a Wiimote? The answer: a totally awesome industrial grappler. The chaps behind these two grapplers - which use a control system written in Python software language - have tinkered around with them so that you can operate them using a Wiimote. Check out the..

  • News Official Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a Darklord Trailer

    Check out the official English trailer of the game in action!

    We got our hands on the official English trailer for the upcoming Square-Enix WiiWare release FINAL FANTASY CRYSTAL CHRONICLES: My Life as a Darklord for everyone to check out. As you can see from the trailer, the game is a very different gameplay experience from the original FINAL...

  • News New Monster Hunter 3 Trailer Captured

    Plus an unconfirmed US release date!

    Those lucky Japanese will soon be able to get their hands on Monster Hunter 3 (Tri~), as the game's Japanese release date of August 1st is now less than four weeks away, and Capcom are really stepping up the game's media assault with a new trailer launched within the past few days. Combining the game's ever-impressive CGI intro with in-game footage of brand new..

  • 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..

  • News Brand New Infinite Space Trailer

    Storyline details galore revealed in this newest trailer.

    We just got in a brand new official trailer from Sega for their upcoming DS RPG space simulation Infinite Space. The video is mostly just cutscene footage taken from the game, but it gives a good amount of actual storyline from the localized version of the game. Below is a snippet from the press release, along with the brand new gameplay..

  • News Triangle Studios Announces Heron: Steam Machine for WiiWare

    Another Dutch WiiWare developer has appeared!

    Triangle Studios today announced that they are developing Heron: Steam Machine exclusively for WiiWare. The game seems to be inspired by the classic Pipe Dream and Pipe Mania games, in which you have to move and turn pipeline sections in order to make water or another fluid move from one spot to another. That's really all there is to it here as well, it..

  • News Roogoo Twisted Towers and Roogoo Attack Released

    Two new Roogoo titles are in stores now.

    Southpeak Games has recently announced that their two new Roogoo titles are now in stores. Roogoo Twisted Towers is now available for the Nintendo Wii console and Roogoo Attack is available for the Nintendo DS. Both games continue the addictive puzzle gameplay of the original Xbox Live Arcade release and both offer unique play control twists for the..

  • News Brand New Muramasa Gameplay Trailer

    Check out the Heroes Gamplay Trailer!

    The folks at Ignition Entertainment were kind enough to send over their newest gameplay trailer of Muramasa: The Demon Blade in action. This trailer is called the "Heroes Gameplay Trailer" and focuses on the game's two main characters and their varying attacks. Below is a little snippet that...

  • News 5 Spots Party Coming to Europe July 10th

    You can check out the final gameplay trailer while you wait.

    For those European gamers who have been waiting for the release of 5 Spots Party on the WiiWare service, the wait is almost over. The game, based on the popular pastime of spotting the differences between two photos, will be released on July 10th and will cost 500 Nintendo Points. The folks over at Cosmonaut Games were kind enough to send..

June2009

  • News Carnival King Coming to WiiWare

    A good old-fashioned carnival shooting gallery!

    Incredible Technologies, developers of Target Toss Pro: Bags, has just announced their brand new WiiWare title Carnival King. If you've ever wanted to experience the thrill of an old-fashioned carnival shooting gallery, this is the game for you. You can take a look at the official press release below, along with a brand new gameplay video showing the..

  • News New Furry Legends Gameplay Trailer

    Check out the newest gameplay video in action.

    We just got in a new trailer for the upcoming WiiWare title Furry Legends for you to check out. As you can see from the video, the game is fairly far along in development and Gamelion Studios have stated that the game's development process is progressing nicely and it should be ready soon. You can check out the official trailer below. As usual, we'll..

  • News Dragon Quest IX Local Multiplayer In Action

    Slay those monsters with the help of your closest pals

    Japan is getting ready to be gripped by Dragon Quest fever with the upcoming launch of the latest instalment in the best-selling series, and as a result we're getting to see more and more of the game in action. One of the most exciting aspects of the RPG title is the multiplayer mode. While it's only possible to play with friends locally using..

  • News Magnetis WiiWare Trailer

    Check out Magnetis in action.

    The folks at Yullaby were kind enough to send over the official trailer for their upcoming WiiWare puzzler Magnetis along with a press release for the game below. Yullaby is proud to introduce a video trailer and three new images for its new game, Magnetis, which demonstrates combo mechanics for advanced players. Magnetis is a multiplayer arcade puzzler with a very..

  • 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 Mega Man Star Force 3 - Boss Trailer

    Check out Capcom's upcoming DS title in action!

    Mega Man Star Force 3 will be released on the DS in two different variations: Red Joker and Black Ace. Each version of the game will have its own distinct cover art and character transformations. Capcom has just recently released the official Boss Trailer showing one of the game's many boss fights in action that you can check out below. You can also..

  • News New Nintendo Channel Videos

    Nintendo adds two new videos to their Nintendo Channel.

    The nice folks at Nintendo were kind enough to send over two brand new videos of upcoming releases. These videos were just added to the Nintendo Channel as well, and more are on the way. The first video is of Ubisoft's Red Steel 2 with charismatic Creative Director Jason Vandenberghe on hand to give you some insight into their upcoming Wii..

  • News Official Nostalgia Website Launches

    The official site for Nostalgia is now online.

    The official Nostalgia website has now gone live and has some great information about the game, not to mention some great music from the game's official soundtrack. You can also follow Nostalgia on Twitter or check out the Nostalgia Facebook page if you'd like to get a bit more involved in the...

  • News Muramasa: The Demon Blade Gameplay Trailer

    Check out the jaw-dropping Muramasa in action!

    No matter how many times we see Muramasa: The Demon Blade in action, it never ceases to amaze us. This has got to be one of the best looking 2D games in existence and features some of the most breathtaking backdrops ever seen in a video game and it has the E3 awards to prove it. Ignition Entertainment,...

  • 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..

  • News New 5 Spots Party Gameplay Trailer

    Another video of 5 Spots Party in action!

    Cosmonaut Games has just sent over a brand new trailer for their upcoming WiiWare title 5 Spots Party. The basic premise of the game is spotting differences between various photos. You've likely seen these challenges in various magazines over the years, but this time the game can even be played with up to four other players in a competitive fashion. This..

  • News Official Nostalgia Trailer Released

    Ignition Entertainment shows off their epic air-based RPG for Nintendo DS.

    Ignition Entertainment has just sent us the first official gameplay trailer for their upcoming air-based RPG Nostalgia coming to Nintendo DS this fall. The trailer shows the game and its main characters in action and shows off some of the game's amazing air-to-air battles...

  • News 5 Spots Party Coming to WiiWare

    Spot the difference in this WiiWare puzzler.

    Cosmonaut Games has just announced that they are bringing a game called 5 Spots Party to Nintendo's WiiWare service. The basic premise of the game is spotting differences between various photos. You've likely seen these challenges in various magazines over the years, but this time the game can even be played with up to four other players in a competitive..

  • News Dragon Master Gameplay Video

    Check out the upcoming dragon-flying WiiWare title in action!

    You might remember that we recently did an in-depth news story on Dragon Master Spell Caster and now the developers have been kind enough to send us over a video showing the game in action. As you can see from the video, there seems to be a bit of a Panzer Dragoon influence at times, although the aerial combat differs greatly from that..

  • News Official Bit Boy!! Game Play Trailer

    Bplus shows us their upcoming WiiWare title in action!

    The guys at Bplus were kind enough to send us over their first official game play trailer for their upcoming WiiWare title Bit Boy!!. As you can see, the game will take the little hero Kubi through the various generations of video gaming. He, along with his surroundings, will change according to which particular generation of gaming he's..

  • News Street Fighter II's Bonus Stage: Live Action Spectacular

    How to destroy a car in just over a minute

    Remember the bonus stage in Capcom's Street Fighter II where you had to rip a car to bits within a set time limit using nothing but your fists and feet (and a few fireballs if you were Ryu and Ken, of course)? As far as vehicular violence was concerned it was pretty sweet, but we also thought it was a bit unrealistic. Surely no one could actually do that..

  • News Lead the Meerkats Coming To WiiWare

    New WiiWare title to simulate the life of the Meerkat.

    Lapland Studio and Inaria Interactive have just announced that their new title Lead the Meerkats is on its way to Nintendo's WiiWare service. A snippet from the official press release can be found below, along with the official trailer for the game. Inaria Interactive® today revealed Lead The Meerkats(TM), the first game to simulate the..

  • News Eduardo the Samurai Toaster Release Date Trailer

    Check out the latest video of the game in action!

    The guys at Semnat Studio were on vacation when word came down that their Eduardo the Samurai Toaster WiiWare title was given the greenlight for a release next Monday. So after a bit of scrambling, we've managed to get our hands on the official release date trailer of the game in action for you to check out. Better get those 800 Wii Points ready for..

  • News Master the Fish'em All Challenges Video

    Here's a few good tricks for beating the game's many challenges!

    In preparation for the North American release of their Fish'em All WiiWare title today, Abylight have sent us a rather humorous instructional video to give players a little insight into how to master all of the Fish'em All challenges in the game. Yukari-san takes you through the many game play tips on how to snatch all of the fish and..

  • News Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days Trailer

    Check out the upcoming Kingdom Hearts DS title in action!

    Kingdom Hearts fans have been anticipating this new DS release for some time now, so it should come as good news that we finally have the official promotional trailer for Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days to show you. You can check out the trailer below along with a snippet taken directly from the...

  • News Nintendo DSiWare Promo Video

    Nintendo looks to show off some of their first-party DSiWare titles.

    Nintendo didn't want to ignore their new DSiWare service at E3, so they put together a promo video to show off some of their upcoming first-party DSiWare titles. Now a few of these games have already seen a release on the DSiWare service, but the video does show a bit of Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again! as well as the..

  • News Pop Island Game Play Video

    See Odenis Studio's upcoming DSiWare action/racer in action.

    As you might remember from a news story we recently posted, Odenis Studio is currently developing a DSiWare title called Pop Island that includes a unique combination of action and racing elements. We were fortunate enough to get our hands on a game play video showing the game in action and giving a bit more insight into how the game will..

  • News Super Mario Galaxy 2 E3 Trailer

    Check out Nintendo's Super Mario Galaxy 2 in action!

    One of the biggest announcements to come out of the Nintendo camp at E3 had to be the announcement that Super Mario Galaxy 2 was coming to the Wii in 2010. Most of us assumed a new Super Mario game was coming, but it took some of us off guard a bit that it was an actual Super Mario Galaxy sequel...

  • News Metroid: Other M E3 Trailer

    Check out Team Ninja's upcoming Metroid title in action!

    While we don't have much to go on, we were able to get our hands on the official E3 trailer for Team Ninja's very own Metroid: Other M Wii title. We've also uploaded three promo screenshots of the game in action as well. Below is a snippet taken from the official Nintendo press kit for the...

  • News New Super Mario Bros. Wii E3 Trailer

    Check out the New Super Mario Bros. Wii title in action!

    We got a look at the upcoming New Super Mario Bros. Wii title during Nintendo's E3 Press conference this morning and it looked fantastic. The game will support up to four players playing the game at one time and has a very similar look to the DS New Super Mario Bros. release. Below is the official E3 trailer showing the game in action and..

  • News Wii Sports Resort E3 Trailer

    A look at the upcoming Wii Sports Resort title.

    We got a really good in-depth look at the upcoming Wii Sports Resort today during Nintendo's Press Conference and we were also fortunate enough to get our hands on the official E3 trailer and press release as well. We saw how intricate the movements of the Wii Motion Plus are inside the game during the Archery mode demonstration. It's clear that this..

  • News Sin & Punishment 2 E3 Trailer

    Sin & Punishment sequel really shaping up!

    For you Sin & Punishment fans out there, we just got our hands on the brand new E3 trailer for the upcoming Wii sequel Sin & Punishment 2. Here's a snippet from the official press release that accompanied the trailer. Players engage in nonstop shooter action as they're propelled through this run-and-gun style game. Isa and Kachi are being hunted..

May2009

  • News Pop Island Coming to DSiWare

    Odenis Studio developing new action/racer for DSiWare.

    Odenis Studio is currently developing a new DSiWare title called Pop Island that will include a unique combination of both action and racing elements. The game will allow players to use various animals to race each other. The game supports up to 8 players using the DS Download Play feature available on any DS system. So while you'll need at..

  • News Another Legendary Starfy Commercial

    Check out Starfy's second commercial running in theaters.

    The guys at Nintendo were once again kind enough to send us over a second commercial for their Legendary Starfy DS game that hits store shelves on June 8th. This commercial features a little bit of actual Legendary Starfy footage at the end of the spot. The commercial is set to run in movie theaters as an advertisement before Pixar's new..

  • News The Legendary Starfy TV Commercial

    Check out Starfy's brand new TV commercial.

    The guys at Nintendo were kind enough to send us over the brand new commercial for their Legendary Starfy DS game that hits store shelves on June 8th. While there's not any actual Legendary Starfy footage, the commercial is still worth a look. Don't forget to check out the interview with Nintendo/TOSE about the game, as well as our Starfy 101 feature that..

  • News New Frobot Teleporter Video

    Check out the teleporter function in Frobot.

    Andrew Lum, producer of the upcoming WiiWare title Frobot, just sent us a brand new video showing the game's teleporter game play. Below is a snippet taken from the official blog entry by Frobot designer Eric Esteb and describes the teleporter function found in various levels throughout the game. You can also check out the new video below for a bit more..

  • News Gameplay Trailer - The Legendary Starfy

    Check out the upcoming DS platformer in action!

    We just got in the official game play trailer for the upcoming DS release The Legendary Starfy. As you can see in the trailer, there's plenty of platforming action and underwater puzzle-solving elements to go around. You can also get a glimpse into some of the amazing boss fights the game features. Don't forget to check our interview with the..

  • News First Look: Max & the Magic Marker

    Reinventing the humble 2D platformer by throwing in some physics.

    Here’s an interesting looking game from Danish development studio Press Play, who will make their WiiWare debut with a game called Max & the Magic Marker later this year. So far it’s looking pretty good, drawing items which become physical objects to guide Max around the levels looks like a whole heap of fun. This will..

  • News Fugazo Announces Frobot for WiiWare

    Check out Fugazo's upcoming WiiWare title Frobot in action.

    WiiWare developer Fugazo has just announced their upcoming WiiWare title Frobot. We were able to snag a game play video of the first level demo and a handful of screenshots for you to check out. Here's a snippet from the game's official website that gives a little insight into what we can expect from the game. Imagine if Wii Tanks and The..

  • News Nintendo Life Exclusive - Bit.Trip Core E3 Trailer

    We get a sneak peek at Gaijin Games' brand new Bit.Trip Core trailer.

    Alex Neuse of Gaijin Games was kind enough to send us over their upcoming E3 Bit.Trip Core game play trailer for everyone to enjoy. If you haven't had a chance to see the game in action yet, this is a good opportunity for you to see exactly how the game will be played and how it...

  • 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...

April2009

  • News Klonoa Remake Coming to US Next Week

    The remake of the classic Playstation platformer is coming to Wii

    Playstation fans might remember that Klonoa: Door to Phantomile first made its appearance back on the original Playstation console in 1998. The game was a 2.5D side-scrolling platform title that featured a floppy-eared protagonist named Klonoa. The game featured some beautiful polygon...

  • News New Game Play Video - Toribash

    Nabi Studios releases new game play video of their upcoming WiiWare title Toribash in action.

    The main goal behind Toribash is to give players unprecedented freedom by providing them with total control over their fighter's bodies. The developers have said that they hope this will provide a unique experience on the WiiWare service for gamers who have been looking for something new and original. The..

  • News Game Play Trailer - ColorZ

    Check out Exkee's colorful WiiWare puzzler in action!

    Exkee was kinda enough to send us over the brand new official game play trailer for their upcoming WiiWare title ColorZ. The game is basically an action-style puzzler that uses basic color changes as the premise for how you're able to navigate through the game's many levels. Below is a copy of the official game overview sheet sent to us along..

  • News Game Play Trailer - Icarian: Kindred Spirits

    Check out the new game play trailer for the upcoming WiiWare title Icarian: Kindred Spirits!

    We just managed to get our hands on the brand new official Icarian: Kindred Spirits game play trailer. The game follows the adventures of Nyx, an enigmatic winged girl, who must descend from the heavens in search of her missing friend Icarus. The game is controlled using the Wii Remote, by using easy,..

  • News Mike Tyson is Entirely Oblivious to New Wii Punch Out!!

    ...and reveals that he's rubbish at the NES original

    Former boxing champ and part-time ear-biter Mike Tyson was in the original NES Punch Out!! - this you probably already know. However, when he went off the rails Nintendo quickly removed him from the game in order to avoid upsetting the wee kiddies. They even scrapped plans for an intergalactic...

  • News Game Play Trailer - Bomberman 2 DS

    Check out Hudson's new Bomberman 2 DS title in action!

    Hudson has just released the official game play trailer for their brand new Bomberman 2 DS title. You can check out the official game play trailer below. Bomberman 2 DS has already been released in Japan and Europe, but there's currently no word on a US release for the game at this time. We'll keep you posted on a possible release date..

  • News Game Play Trailer - Job Island

    Check out Hudson's new Job Island title in action!

    Hudson has just released the official game play trailer for their brand new Wii release Job Island. You can check out the official game play trailer below. Job Island has already been released in Japan and Europe, but North American gamers will have to wait until May 13th to get their hands on the game. It's turning out to be an interesting title..

  • News Mighty Flip Champs! On Nintendo Channel

    This game looks flippin’ awesome!

    If you read our recent interview with WayForward about their upcoming DSiWare game, Mighty Flip Champs! if you are anything like us you probably put this game right on your “instabuy” list. It certainly looks set to be the first DSiWare title to try and bring something original to the table. If you are keen to...

  • News Spaceball: Revolution - First Screenshots

    A puzzler that is more than just a load of old balls.

    Yesterday Nintendo of Europe released lots of info about the upcoming Wiiware / DSiWare lineup. Among those games was a title called Spaceball: Revolution by Virtual Toys, the Spanish developer who brought Yummy Yummy Cooking Jam to WiiWare a short while ago. Keen to know more we got in touch and were given the following press release, along..

  • News Fish'em All! Game Play Trailer Released

    Fish'em All!, an arcade game with a real "coin-op" flavor!

    We've just received a bit of new information on Abylight's upcoming WiiWare title Fish'em All! that you can check out below. We've also included the brand new game play trailer showing the game in action below as well. Hold on tight to your Wii Remote™ and fish 'em all! Alone, or with your friends, you will have a great time catching..

  • News Squibs Arcade - LCD Madness From Alten8

    All your game are belong to us!

    Squibs Arcade is certainly one of the more unique upcoming WiiWare titles we have come across. It’s basically a parody of all the top rated titles for Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii, oh yeah and Assassins Creed too! The trick is all these modern games are stripped down to their core gameplay essentials and presented as a LCD game from yesteryear. Our pals over at Alten8..

  • News Bplus Bringing Vektor Tank to Wii

    Bplus turns their attention to Wii retail with their upcoming title Vektor Tank.

    Having gotten their feet wet on Nintendo's WiiWare service with the releases of their Plättchen and Niki Rock 'n Ball titles, developer Bplus have now turned their focus towards Wii retail titles with the announcement of their forthcoming Wii game Vektor Tank. Bplus has stated that the game was originally inspired by..

  • News Explodemon Coming to WiiWare

    For those of you who've been dying for a solid action/platformer on the WiiWare service, have we got a game for you!

    Curve Studios has just announced that their intense action/platformer Explodemon is headed to the WiiWare service (as well as PC and PSN). As you can see from the video below, the game definitely takes a page out of the Mega Man book...

  • News Official Furry Legends Gameplay Trailer

    If you've been dying to see the upcoming WiiWare title Furry Legends in action, your wait is now officially over.

    Gamelion Studios has just released the official gameplay trailer for their upcoming WiiWare title Furry Legends and we were lucky enough to get our hands on it. As you can see in the gameplay trailer video, the game has quite a few puzzle-solving elements to it that should make it quite..

  • News Two New Swords & Soldiers Gameplay Videos!

    For those of you who are anxiously awaiting Ronimo Games' upcoming WiiWare title Swords & Soldiers, we have a nice little treat for you.

    The guys at Ronimo Games were kind enough to send over two brand new gameplay videos of their upcoming WiiWare title Swords & Soldiers in action. The first video is a gameplay video of the game's Campaign Mode and gives a good indication of exactly how the..

March2009

  • News Super Mario Beans

    Meet the beans from the Italian Maro Valley

    We’re always suckers for a fun Nintendo themed video over here at Nintendo Life Towers, and this one is no exception. The talented guys over at GnamSpot have recreated the whole of level 1-1 from Super Mario Bros. by using a bit of stop motion wizardry and some beans on a plate. Amazingly it turned out pretty good, look at that Mario bean go!

  • News Wanted producer unwilling to "get on his knees" for Nintendo

    Outspoken producer mounts swear-tastic attack on the Big N

    Peter Wanat, Big Time Games producer and developer behind such titles as Scarface, Chronicles Of Riddick and the upcoming 360/PS3/PC game Wanted: Weapons Of Fate, pulled no punches against the state of third-party development on Nintendo's Wii console during an episode of Gametrailers.com's Invisible Walls segment. You can view the episode..

  • News Video - The Making of Bit.Trip Beat

    Ever wanted to know how Bit.Trip Beat was created and hear it straight from the guys that did it? Well you're in luck. Alex Neuse, CEO of Gaijin games and designer of Bit.Trip Beat, has put together a video giving fans a look inside the creation of one of the most creative WiiWare titles we've seen from the service.

    You can take a look at the video...

  • News Job Island's Stranger Side

    Ever wanted to have Master Higgins's job? Now you can!

    As you might know, Master Higgins (Takahashi Meijin) is Hudson's number one PR guy. Long ago he was able to hit a button 16 times a second, which propelled him into Japanese stardom. In the recently released Wii game Job Island: Hard Working People (Known as 'Help Wanted' in North America) you can take on a variety of jobs, such as farmer,..

  • News New Arc Rise Fantasia gameplay video

    Less than ninety days to release and this Wii-exclusive RPG just looks better and better

    New footage of the upcoming Wii-exclusive RPG Arc Rise Fantasia has emerged and can be viewed below. From Marvelous Entertainment and Image Epoch, the same tandem that created the strategy RPG Luminous Arc, comes Arc Rise Fantasia, an epic RPG exclusively developed for the Wii. Arc Rise Fantasia is a product..

  • News Adventure Island: The Beginning - First Video

    It was only a few days ago that we revealed our exclusive interview with Takahashi Meijin about Hudson’s upcoming WiiWare game Adventure Island: The Beginning. He told us we could expect to get our hands on the game in May, but it looks like Japan will get it sooner as the official website has now launched, and it lists their release date as "April".

    In the game you can collect special..

  • News Grand Theft Auto: ChinaTown Wars Gameplay

    Dealing and Delivering

    Fancy yourself as a bit of a drug dealer do ya? No of course you don’t, you’re a DS gamer after all! Well just pretend you are delivering Christmas presents rather than narcotics and you’ll be fine. Following his father’s murder, Huang Lee has a simple mission: deliver an ancient sword to his Uncle Kenny to ensure his family retains control of the Triad gangs of..

  • News Night Game - New Game Play Video

    Having only recently announced their newest WiiWare title Night Game, Nicalis took us by surprise this week with the unexpected release of the game's official game play trailer.

    As you can see in the trailer below, the game looks like a bedtime version of Loco Roco with its soothing colors and hypnotic musical score. Let's hope gamers can stay awake long enough to finish the levels as this is..

February2009

  • News The Conduit development trailers

    High Voltage Software have released some new videos showcasing some of the features from the game.

    The two videos detail different parts of the game and walk through a lot of the more technical features of the game, the first video guides you through these: The second video compares the current build of the game to a very very early one: Some huge differences there, the early build looks terrible..

  • News More Details About Swords & Soldiers

    As Swords & Soldiers nears its expected Q1 release date, it's only natural that Dutch developer Ronimo Games is trying to stir up some more hype for the game.

    Today they've released a whole bunch of new things - Aside from a whole bunch of new screens which can be found below in our gallery, they've released a new trailer, and an official website for the game, which can be found here. On the..

  • News New "The Conduit" Details

    Details have surfaced during New York's Comic Con, the game should be out in June (US) and won't include local multi player.

    According to Eric Nofsinger, Chief Creative Officer, there'll be a lack of spilt screen multiplayer, but still having strong online features. Apparently the team tried to enable multiplayer play using LAN, but Nintendo wouldn't have it. The game is currently penned for a June..

  • News Eduardo the Samurai Toaster - First Look Video

    Eduardo the Samurai Toaster is one of the most interesting WiiWare titles we've seen in a long time; at its core this is an incredibly fast and frenetic side-scrolling, run‘n’gun 2D shooter, featuring visuals drawn and scanned in from several different art mediums such as pen & ink, acrylic paint and charcoal.

    After reading our recent interview with Semnat Studios if you are anything like..

January2009

  • News Toribash Coming To WiiWare

    The developers of Toribash have just confirmed that they're currently developing a version of their extremely unique fighting game for Nintendo's WiiWare service via their official blog.

    Toribash can best be characterized as a physics-based one-on-one fighting game that allows players to have unparalleled control over their figher's game play moves. Unlike many other fighting games out there,..

  • News Bit.Trip Beat To Bring Classic Arcade Gameplay To WiiWare

    It was only a few days ago that we posted the sneak peek from this month’s Nintendo Power which revealed the first of Aksys Games’ retro styled series of games, Bit.Trip Beat which is coming to WiiWare.

    Some people may have thought Capcom were crazy for choosing the 8-bit NES style for Mega Man 9, but Aksys Games appear to be going one step...

  • News Planet Pachinko Out Next Monday On WiiWare

    Readers with good memories will remember last month that we did an interview with Allied Kingdoms about their upcoming game Planet Pachinko. It’s great to see an indie company taking a chance on WiiWare with something original like this.

    The good news is for anyone interested in this that it will be available for download next Monday (12th Jan) in North America, for only 500 Wii points. Check out..

  • News Dead Rising goes GaGaGa SP

    To help promote the latest Dead Rising game for Wii Capcom have teamed up Japanese punk band GaGaGa SP to create a specially themed music video.

    Infecting gamers and completing Capcom’s list of releases for February is Dead Rising Chop Till You Drop, scheduled for release for the Nintendo Wii™ on the 27th of the month. Based on the Xbox 360™ title, which to date has sold over one million..

  • News Hudson Launches Official Snowboard Riot Website

    Hudson has just launched the official site for their upcoming WiiWare title Snowboard Riot. The game takes place on a volcanic island that is covered in snow almost all year round and pits up to four snow boarders against each other in race after thrilling race.

    The game will offer up wi-fi online battles as well as Wii Balance Board support for that authentic snowboarding feel. The game also..

December2008

  • News Wayforward Launches Official LIT Web Site

    The official LIT website is now live for all to check out. You might even find a link to a certain interview that one utterly amazing WiiWare website recently conducted. There are also quite a few screenshots of LIT in action as well as some really cool conceptual artwork from the game's developers.

    You can also check out the brand new LIT gameplay...

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