WiiWare News

October2009

  • Interviews Gravitronix - Medaverse Studios

    Medaverse Studios talks about their upcoming WiiWare release.

    While Gravitronix has been in development for the better part of two years, the game is finally about to hit the WiiWare service in North American on Monday, October 5th. You might remember that we did an interview with Medaverse Studios way back in February 2008, but that was over a year and half ago and we assume a lot has changed..

  • Nintendo Download Star Wars, Art Style and Escape Game (EU)

    One new game for each service

    Just three new games this week, but the offerings are quite good - Virtual Console and DSiWare get two new games in familiar series while WiiWare gets a puzzle game Japan has had since December last year. Of course the biggest release of the week is Super Empire Strikes Back, the second SNES Star Wars game. As you can probably guess, it's based on Episode V of the..

September2009

  • Interviews Rage of the Gladiator - Ghostfire Games

    Ghostfire Games talks about their upcoming WiiWare fighter.

    Anyone that's spent any time in the comments sections of our various Rage of the Gladiator news items will know Ed Roman, CEO of Ghostfire Games. Ed is always kind enough to answer questions and concerns from our readers and even implemented some new features into the game based on feedback from Nintendo Life readers. We recently caught up..

  • News Top 20 WiiWare Games in USA (30th Sept)

    It's Wednesday again and time for the WiiWare Top 20!

    It's time to take a look at the most popular WiiWare titles available on the Wii Shop Channel. If you're feeling adventurous you can even take a look for yourself by simply logging on to your Wii Shop Channel, heading into the WiiWare section and then viewing "Popular Games". It's that easy! We compile this list using the USA region..

  • News WiiWare Needs More Exposure, Says Former XBLA Manager

    Also states that Nintendo's service needs demos and user ratings

    Speaking at the Digital Distribution Summit in Melbourne, Australia, Fuzbi's David Edery has touched upon the problems facing Nintendo's WiiWare service, as well as discussing the issues that affect all three of the major digital download services - Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network and WiiWare. Edery - who used to be XBLA..

  • News Earthworm Jim WiiWare Details Emerge

    Gameloft reveals more info about the worm that turned

    We noticed that quite a few people are understandably excited about Gameloft's upcoming Earthworm Jim "update", so we couldn't resist reporting on this little bit of news from GamerBytes. The site has spoken exclusively with Gameloft about the title and has discovered quite a few interesting facts. Firstly, it's going to be based on..

  • 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..

  • Nintendo Download Art, Beasts, Cars, Paddles and Wars (US)

    Catchup on the Wii, new games on the DSi.

    Yes, it's that time again - time to release a few WiiWare and Virtual Console games Europe has already had for some time! The WiiWare side of things is quite decent, but most people will likely pass on this week's single new VC offering. DSiWare gets a certain anticipated strategy title from Square Enix and a new Art Academy game from Nintendo. Taito has..

  • News Nintendo Download 29-30 September 2009 (Japan)

    Things are back on track with a 2-4-7 week!

    After another download holiday Japanese downloaders (and their importing compatriots) are having a week that's more VC than WiiWare and more DSiWare than anything else. WiiWareHamekomi Lucky Puzzle Wii Returns (500pts - Tryfirst) -- This is the sequel to the game known as NEVES Plus elsewhere: a puzzle game where you need to use geometric shapes to fill..

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    Review You, Me, and the Cubes

    Are these cubes worthy of Rubik, or just rubes?

    Anticipation for this title has been somewhat high 'round these parts, thanks to some excellent first impressions by our own Sean Aaron. The only question was whether or not we would ever get our hands on it, but as of this week, we have. And so should you. Brainchild of the mad genius Kenji Eno, You, Me, and the Cubes is a game of balance and..

  • News The Elusive Kenji Eno Speaks!

    Legendary games industry figure hints at future Nintendo titles

    Back in the mid-90s, the games industry was lacking some of the colourful characters that you'll find today, but one man who certainly stood out was Kenji Eno, of Japanese developers Warp. Most well-known for his immersive adventure games Enemy Zero and D, as well as its ill-fated Dreamcast sequel D2, Mr Eno is a colourful character as..

  • Nintendo Download R-Type, Cubes, Monkey Island, Poker and Cookery (EU)

    WiiWare plays catchup to North America while VC and DSiWare both get one new game.

    WiiWare this week is mostly predictable - All three games have been out in North America for some time, and two of them were even specifically announced for release today. VC and DSiWare are a bit more surprising, although neither of them has really gotten something great. You, Me and the Cubes is Nintendo's latest..

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    Review Family Tennis

    By downloading this game, you agree to get served

    One of the very first Wiiware games was also the first in Aksys’ “Family” series: Family Table Tennis. We gave it a fairly generous 5/10 score considering we labeled it “outclassed,” “hard to recommend” and even “un-loseable.” Well, it seems that someone at Aksys was paying...

  • News Top 20 WiiWare Games in USA (23rd Sept)

    It's Wednesday again and time for the WiiWare Top 20!

    It's time to take a look at the most popular WiiWare titles available on the Wii Shop Channel. If you're feeling adventurous you can even take a look for yourself by simply logging on to your Wii Shop Channel, heading into the WiiWare section and then viewing "Popular Games". It's that easy! We compile this list using the USA region..

  • 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..

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    Review Learning with the PooYoos - Episode 1

    Who said gaming was just for big kids?

    Children’s games and WiiWare – a coupling that hasn’t really been explored. Well, that was the case until Lexis Numérique released Learning With the PooYoos Episode 1 on the WiiWare service. Designed for children between the ages of 3-6, this game set out to captivate the minds of the youngest gamers,...

  • 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..

  • Nintendo Download Cubes, Ninjas, Tennis, Strategy Games and Cameras (US)

    Nintendo finally releases their quirky new WiiWare game.

    As it was already announced some time ago that Nintendo's latest WiiWare offering, You, Me and the Cubes would be released in North America during the summer, it was pretty much a given it would come out this week - This week has the last update of the summer, after all. It's accompanied by some relatively uninteresting other WiiWare and..

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    Review Magnetis

    A magnetic arcade experience with plenty of attraction.

    Whilst it seems that there is a surfeit of puzzle games on Nintendo's WiiWare service it has to be said that their overall quality goes a long way to making their numeracy forgivable. Magnetis is developer Yullaby's first offering on WiiWare and definitely deserves a place in the list of worthwhile puzzlers for the Wii. Falling block games..

  • Interviews Learning with the PooYoos - Lexis Numérique’s Djamil Kemal

    Djamil Kemal talks about what it’s like creating a WiiWare game for the youngest end of the gaming spectrum.

    The WiiWare service has been growing from strength to strength, with a truly varied range of games covering almost every genre and demograph; however, if there is one market that has yet to be tapped into on this service, it is that of children’s games. With today’s release of Learning..

  • Interviews Spaceball Revolution - Virtual Toys

    The Director answers a few questions for us about the past, present and future of Virtual Toys.

    After reviewing their most recent game Spaceball Revolution, it seemed a good time to find out a little more about veteran developer Virtual Toys. Corporate Director Fabriciano Bayo was kind enough to answer a few questions for us and give us some insight into the history of the company and where..

  • First Impressions Derby Dog (WiiWare)

    This breed needs a little more refinement.

    Pet sims have been all the rage with the "yoof" for some time; especially on the Nintendo DS with scads of games having words ending with "Z" instead of the more grammatically correct "S." Derby Dog for the Japanese WiiWare service is clearly designed to cash-in on this trend, however instead of simply raising a happy pet to..

  • News Braben: Many Wii Owners Don't Realise They Can Go Online

    LostWinds developer admits that the situation is improving, though

    Frontier boss David Braben has stated that he believes many Wii owners aren't even aware of their console's connectivity. Braben, who is currently putting the finishing touches to the LostWinds sequel Winter of the Melodias, had this to say: With online on Wii, it is gradually improving. There are a lot of people out there who..

  • News Fast Draw Showdown Coming to WiiWare

    Digital Leisure brings a classic arcade shooter to WiiWare.

    Digital Leisure has just announced that they'll be bringing the classic arcade shooter Fast Draw Showdown to the WiiWare service later this year. What will mark the first full-motion video release for the service, the game promises to feature plenty of arcade shooting fun to the WiiWare service for fans to enjoy. You can check out the..

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    Review Mart Racer

    Will you have the patience to shop till you drop?

    Kart racing has a long and illustrious history on Nintendo consoles. Now replace “Karts” with “shopping carts” and “racing” with “be the first to complete a tedious task” and you have Mart Racer, arguably the most unsatisfying racing game on WiiWare. Mixing the usual suspects of...

  • 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 Legendo Takes to the Skies with Pearl Harbor Trilogy

    Episodic air combat series is making the transition to WiiWare

    Legendo has confirmed that it is set to release its Pearl Harbor series on WiiWare, with the first episide - entitled Red Sun Rising - expected to touch down on the service this Winter. The games will be developed by Slovakian studio Arcade Moon and are based on the PC versions, which...

  • Nintendo Download Super Star Wars, Golden Axe, Magnetis, PooYoos and MySims Camera (EU)

    Something for people of all ages.

    Although WiiWare and DSiWare have a lot of games left to get this year, if everything on Nintendo's list actually comes out, that doesn't mean the Virtual Console is going to suffer from it (At least not yet) - Today sees the release of two new retro games, just like last week. WiiWare gets two games as well, while DSiWare gets a single application. For most..

  • News WiiWare & DSiWare London Event - WiiWare Coverage

    London, 16th September: Nintendo hold their WiiWare and DSiWare media summit, and we’re lucky enough to have been invited…

    Well, those of you who scan our site on a regular basis will know that today - in London - Nintendo made a few announcements regarding the WiiWare and DSiWare service: first of all, they gave us the release schedule for a lot of upcoming games and then dropped a great piece..

  • 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 Top 20 WiiWare Games in USA (16th Sept)

    It's Wednesday again and time for the WiiWare Top 20!

    It's time to take a look at the most popular WiiWare titles available on the Wii Shop Channel. If you're feeling adventurous you can even take a look for yourself by simply logging on to your Wii Shop Channel, heading into the WiiWare section and then viewing "Popular Games". It's that easy! We compile this list using the USA region..

  • News Help People Get Their Wii Consoles Online, Get Free Games

    Nintendo of Europe announces their upcoming promotion.

    Not too long ago, Nintendo of Japan announced a new promotion - those who helped enough people connect their Wii consoles to the Internet would receive free Wii Points and the ability to download a multitude of Virtual Console games absolutely free. Nintendo of Europe has now announced that they will be doing exactly the same. Starting next..

  • News Nintendo of Europe Announce WiiWare and DSiWare Plans for 2009

    NoE has once again revealed a bunch of their upcoming downloadable games in advance.

    Today, Nintendo of Europe held a press event for the announcement of a whole bunch of DSiWare and WiiWare titles. And it paid off - There's at least 37 WiiWare games left for the rest of the year, so it looks like we're going to get at least 2 every single week from now until 2010! DSiWare also has quite a hefty..

  • News Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth Coming This Month

    Nintendo's confirms Konami title as a Q3 release

    Wow, things sure move quickly in the world of WiiWare. We've only just heard the awesome news that Konami's new Castlevania is in the works, and now Nintendo's own release list has confirmed that the game is going to be with us sooner than expected - this month, in fact. Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth is a Q3 game, according to The Big N. We're..

  • First Impressions Minna de Tobikome! Penguin Diving Hooper Looper

    Jumping off a cliff can be fun!

    "Everybody dive!" is part of the title of Agenda's newest WiiWare game to hit the Japanese Wii Shop, and that is what this game is all about: diving off cliffs – as penguins are known to do – for big points! Of course this isn't March of the Penguins, so the penguins in this game aren't dropping off little icebergs, but plummeting off of cliffs so high..

  • Interviews LostWinds 2 - Frontier's David Braben

    The big boss man talks to Nintendo Life about LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias

    It's hard to believe that LostWinds was a WiiWare launch title. It still effortlessly overshadows much of the content being published on the service and remains a deliciously playable slice of video gaming that puts even full-price retail releases to shame. The game was...

  • Nintendo Download Spaceballs, Shopping Carts, Poker, Street Challenges, Art and Toys (US)

    Another WiiWare boost with three new games.

    For some reason, Nintendo chose not to reveal today's releases in advance - Not only did they not put a press release on their press site, but they didn't even send one to journalists through email! We have no idea why, because this is actually a relatively solid week - Definitely not as bad as some past...

  • News Flowerworks "Coming Soon" To WiiWare

    Flowers, explosions and gnomes, oh my!

    Aussie developers Nocturnal Entertainment have announced that their WiiWare title Flowerworks is just about ready to drop after 18 month in development. No date or window was given for the release, but we've got a whole slew of new screens for you to check out. Flowerworks is an adventure that puts you in the role of a confused alien with no self-confidence on..

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    Review Spaceball: Revolution

    Balls in Spaaaaaace!

    The primary attraction of the arcade puzzle game is the immediacy of the arcade experience. Unlike a game like sudoku or a crossword, there's no taking time to figure out what to do next, you simply play out the game reacting to events and aim for the highest score possible. Of course the key to a good arcade puzzle game is having a solid play mechanic and good controls;..

  • Nintendo Download 15-16 September 2009 (Japan)

    The magic numbers next week are 3-3-4 as WiiWare makes a reappearance in Japan.

    After a wee holiday from the Japanese download service, WiiWare has come back with three new titles along with three Virtual Console titles and four DSiWare titles for happy downloaders everywhere. WiiWareMinna de Tobikome Penguin Diving Hooper Looper (500pts -...

  • News Castlevania Comes to WiiWare

    The third game in Konami's ReBirth series is a trip back to Dracula's castle

    The ESRB has frequently revealed previously unknown games for WiiWare, Virtual Console and DSiWare through its software ratings. Today's new ratings include perhaps the biggest reveal yet - a brand new Castlevania game for WiiWare! After Gradius and Contra, and Koji...

  • News New Add-On Content Released For FFIV: The After Years

    When they say "final," they never really mean it

    Square-Enix has announced that an add-on pack for their mobile-turned-WiiWare title Final Fantasy IV: The After Years is now available for download in PAL territories. Called The Crystals "The Planet Eater," the add-on will run you 800 spacebucks and 17 blocks, and you've gotta stop the world from a lightbulb apocalypse or something: As..

  • 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 Top 20 WiiWare Games in USA (11th Sept)

    It's Friday again and time for the WiiWare Top 20!

    It's time to take a look at the most popular WiiWare titles available on the Wii Shop Channel. If you're feeling adventurous you can even take a look for yourself by simply logging on to your Wii Shop Channel, heading into the WiiWare section and then viewing "Popular Games". It's that easy! We compile this list using the USA region Wii..

  • Nintendo Download Rygar, Solomon's Key, Spaceball and Solitaire (EU)

    The last two weeks had no new Virtual Console games, but this time there's two.

    Finally, some more Virtual Console Arcade support from a publisher other than Sega! It's not Namco, with their gigantic catalogue of arcade games already available in Japan, but rather Tecmo, who has chosen to release two more of their coin-op classics. Rygar is very different from the more well-known NES game of the..

  • News Super Meat Boy Development Update

    A little information update on Team Meat's upcoming WiiWare title.

    Well I just got a sneak peek at the brand new Super Meat Boy trailer that the guys at Team Meat will be showing at the upcoming Nintendo Media Summit in London and I have to say, the game is looking absolutely amazing! Not only are there quite a few little retro gaming surprises in store, but the intensity of the game is astounding..

  • Interviews Carnival King - Incredible Technologies

    Incredible Technologies gives us the lowdown on their upcoming WiiWare title.

    We recently caught up with Andy Kniaz, VP of Incredible Technologies and project manager on the WiiWare title Carnival King to get the lowdown on their upcoming title. You can read the full contents of the interview below for a taste of what you can expect from this unique WiiWare carnival shooting gallery. Nintendo Life:..

  • 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 Toribash Has Finished Development

    New trailer shows off violence perfected

    There are two genres of games that I am absolutely terrible at: fighting and strategy. Of course, I keep buying fighting games and keep trying to be strategic, usually failing miserably at both. Certainly Toribash, a fighting game heavily focused on macro body movement strategy, is not the game for me;...

  • News Exclusive Rubik's Puzzle Galaxy: Rush Screenshots

    Plus we're told that the game isn't too far from a release on the WiiWare service.

    Two Tribes have just sent over five brand new screenshots 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..

  • 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 LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias Teaser Trailer Appears

    Footage of WiiWare sequel hits the net

    The original LostWinds was rather good, by all accounts. For the record, we absolutely adored it and it quickly became WiiWare's first "must have" download. Therefore it should come as no surprise to learn that we're rather excited about the upcoming sequel, Winter of the Melodias. The recent unveiling of the official teaser trailer has done nothing..

  • 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..

  • Nintendo Download Rebirths, Colours, Jedi and Clubhouses (US)

    Contra and Star Wars return, and bring along two other games.

    Not many surprises this week - Both WiiWare releases were already announced in advance, and the Virtual Console game was expected to be released this week as well. The only surprise is the sole DSiWare release, but we can't imagine anyone being genuinely excited for it! Contra ReBirth is...

  • Features Looking Back At BIT.TRIP BEAT, Pt. 2

    Our Looking Back series of features aims to explore prominent Wii and DS titles from conception to reception. First up: Bit.Trip Beat.

    Continuing on from the first part of our look back at the development process behind WiiWare hit BIT.TRIP BEAT, Alex Neuse of Gaijin Games warns of the dangers of games going soft, explains the series' brutal...

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    Review Contra ReBirth

    Still separating the men from the boys.

    The Contra series has always been one of gaming's greats: incredibly simple yet fun gameplay, top-notch design, and of course, what the games are most known for, a hard-as-nails difficulty level. After multiple failed attempts to create a good 3D Contra game, the DS recently got a brilliant new 2D entry that,...

  • Features Looking Back At BIT.TRIP BEAT, Pt. 1

    Our Looking Back series of features aims to explore prominent Wii and DS titles from conception to reception. First up: Bit.Trip Beat

    With Gaijin Games recently announcing the third game in their psychedelic Bit.Trip series, Void, we felt the series' debut, Beat, deserved another look. In the first part of this inaugural entry, Alex Neuse of Gaijin...

  • News Contra ReBirth Coming To America This Monday

    Konami confirms that the classic franchise will be available on Labor Day.

    While the chaps reading Nintendo Life over on the fairer side of the Atlantic were blessed with the news that they would be getting Contra ReBirth on September 4th, those of us in North America were left wondering when we would be able to get our hands on Bill Rizer and Lance Bean's latest adventure. Thankfully, it appears..

  • Nintendo Download Contra Rebirth, Dictionary 6 in 1 (EU)

    A very underwhelming week for Europe.

    Aside from the previously announced Contra Rebirth things in Europe this week are pretty abysmal - Just one other new downloadable thing and it's another DSiWare application with highly limited use! Contra Rebirth is almost bound to be a great pick - It seems very similar to Contra III/Super Probotector on the SNES in terms of graphical style, which means..

  • 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 Contra is Reborn in Europe Tomorrow

    Finally a new Contra game for Europeans!

    It's been a long time since a new Contra game was released in Europe - Although an awesome game, Contra 4 on DS never made the jump to European stores. What made this even weirder is the fact that it actually included the European Probotector robots as unlockable characters! Thankfully this latest installment in the series will see European release - And it..

  • News Top 20 WiiWare Games in USA (2nd Sept)

    It's Wednesday again and time for the WiiWare Top 20!

    It's time to take a look at the most popular WiiWare titles available on the Wii Shop Channel. If you're feeling adventurous you can even take a look for yourself by simply logging on to your Wii Shop Channel, heading into the WiiWare section and then viewing "Popular Games". It's that easy! We compile this list using the USA region..

  • News Bomberman Blast: Battlefest Coming to WiiWare

    More Bomberman action set to hit the WiiWare service.

    Hudson has also just announced that the sequel to Bomberman Live will be hitting Xbox Live Arcade this fall and will land on the Playstation Network and WiiWare services in 2010. The WiiWare version is tentatively titled Bomberman Blast: Battlefest. You can check out the official press information below for a taste of what you can expect from..

  • News Bonk Headbutts His Way Onto WiiWare

    Hudson officially announces their new WiiWare Bonk title.

    We found out yesterday that Hudson was bringing their prehistoric hero to Nintendo's WiiWare service, but there was very little information made available at the time. Hudson has just sent out the official press release announcing Bonk: Brink of Extinction today and it looks like Hudson has...

  • News Gaijin Games Announces BIT.TRIP VOID

    No rest for Commander Video.

    We can all stop guessing about cryptic images for what Gaijin Games has in store for the third installment of Commander Video's journey through the BIT.TRIP saga, as that teaser site has finally put out. Titled BIT.TRIP VOID, the latest entry has you navigating a black hole of adjustable size as you try to intercept...

  • News Frontier Officially Announces LostWinds Sequel

    A wealth of new information on the highly-anticipated WiiWare sequel.

    We just recently featured news on the upcoming LostWinds sequel LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias, but Frontier have decided to unleash a barrage of new information on the upcoming title, including some gameplay and story line information that you can check out in the official...

  • News Gaijin Games Releases Third Teaser Image

    Have you figured it out yet? We haven't.

    Alex Neuse, CEO of Gaijin Games, has just informed us that yet another new image has been added to their www.explorethevoid.com web site. As you can see, we're getting a more detailed picture as they keep updating the page. Hopefully we'll get an eyeful of their newest title soon. As usual, we'll keep you...

  • News Rage of the Gladiator "Battle Music" MP3

    Check out yet another great music track from Ghostfire Games' upcoming WiiWare release.

    Ed Roman, CEO of Ghostfire Games, has just sent us over another brand new MP3 soundtrack tune from their upcoming WiiWare title Rage of the Gladiator. This is yet another track from veteran video game music composer Sean Beeson, who also work on the soundtracks for Eternity's Child and Mecho Wars. If you'd like..

  • News Bonk: Brink of Extinction Coming to WiiWare

    Hudson's famous caveman is making his way onto the WiiWare service.

    For those who don't already know, Hudson's lovable caveman Bonk is headed to the WiiWare service in Spring 2010. Bonk: Brink of Extinction will feature all of Bonk's trademark gameplay moves built into a brand new original title. You can check out the official snippet of information...

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    Review Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 2

    Guybrush continues his piratey misadventures

    It's almost pointless reviewing this second chapter in the Tales of Monkey Island story - you should absolutely not play it unless you've played the first, because it continues where that left off, meaning you will be missing potentially vital plot information. If you've already played the first and liked...

  • News Overturn Weekend Challenge

    Prepare to meet the makers!

    Vince from Studio Zan has just let us know there's going to be a special Weekend Challenge running from the 3rd - 6th of September, where players can get a chance to play against the game developers online in the USA and Japan between 6pm and midnight PST (00:00-08:00 BST). Studio Zan developers can be identified by the name "StudioZAN", so if you run into..

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  • News Gaijin Games Releases Another Teaser Image

    Here's a new pic to help you figure it all out!

    We just got word that the image on www.explorethevoid.com has been updated. I'm beginning to think that my idea of the satellite might be closer than I originally thought. We'd love to hear your thoughts on this newest teaser image and what you think this new title might be.

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    Review Texas Hold'em Poker

    Can't read my, can't read my poker face, p-p-poker face!

    Apologies to Lady Gaga (well, actually to everyone reading this who may have heard that song and will now have it stuck in their heads), but you will be wondering exactly that after playing any amount of the latest Texas Hold 'em game from Gameloft. Before going further it's important to emphasise that Texas Hold'em Poker is a one trick pony:..

  • Nintendo Download Monkeys, Rattles, Fantasies and Puzzles (US)

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