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News: Furry Legends Fluffs Up WiiWare from July 5th

Furry Legends Fluffs Up WiiWare from July 5th

Updated: Worldwide launch planned for July at 1,000 Points

We've brought you plenty of Furry Legends content over the past few months, with our exclusive First Impressions from Poland and behind-the-scenes developer videos as well. If all this has whipped you into a furry frenzy, you'll soon be able to satiate that flufflust as the game will hit the North American WiiWare shop on July 5th for 1,000..

News: Jett Rocket Comes into Land Soon for 1000 Points

Jett Rocket Comes into Land Soon for 1000 Points

June 28th for North America, July 2nd in Europe

Yesterday we brought you the latest part of the Jett Rocket developer's blog and soon we'll have our First Impressions of the title, but until then tide yourself over with the news that the game is due for a release within the next few weeks for 1,000 Nintendo Points. Reaching North America on June 28th and hitting Europe a few days later on July 2nd,..

News: Official Dive: The Medes Islands Secret Gameplay Video

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: Get Your European Tangram on with Neves Plus Next Friday

Get Your European Tangram on with Neves Plus Next Friday

Puzzle game finds its way across the pond at last

It's been so long since Neves Plus was released in North America – nearly a year, in fact – that we'd almost given up hope of ever seeing it reach Europe. It seems our faith needn't have wavered though, as Abylight has announced it's bringing the game, along with new subtitle Pantheon of Tangrams to WiiWare next Friday, June 11th. Weighing in at..

News: Jett Rocket Blog Reassures You It's Not All About the Graphics

Jett Rocket Blog Reassures You It's Not All About the Graphics

Jett's moves and why 60fps is key

The thrill of watching Jett Rocket in action is still very much present, but now we know the engine is in good shape it's time to delve a little deeper into what kinds of gameplay will await gamers when the game hits WiiWare in the near future. The latest developer's blog has just been posted to shed some light on Mr Rocket's special abilities. Taking in everything..

Nintendo Download: 7th June 2010 (North America)

7th June 2010 (North America)

Disc golf, meerkat leading and fishing on the Wii; flames flips and lines on DSi this week in North America

DSiWareFlametail (500pts - Nintendo) -- Originally featured as the "square" game in MaBoShi, Flametail expands the gameplay centred around touching blocks to burn them up by adding power-ups and different modes of play. We'll work on getting a review up right away, but in the..

First Impressions: Liight

Liight

Put those backstage lighting skills to work!

Although some may argue that there are too many puzzle games on the Wii's download service, it's always nice when a developer shows us a fresh concept in the genre. Studio Walljump recently treated us to a near-release version of its upcoming WiiWare title Liight and after a bit of time exploring what it has to offer we're happy to report that it looks..

Nintendo Download: 8th & 9th June 2010 (Japan)

8th & 9th June 2010 (Japan)

WiiWare returns, yet another Neo Geo fighting game, DSi baseball and Ferraris next week in Japan

WiiWareKuma Nage ・Puzzle Hen: Piina no Suki na Akai Candy & Kuma Nage ・Puzzle Hen: Kiina no Kirai na Aoi Hōseki (1000pts - Square-Enix) -- Two related games which seem to be set in some kind of storybook world. From the description it's hard to tell what you're supposed to do and the..

News: Hey WiiWare, Enjoy Your Massage

Hey WiiWare, Enjoy Your Massage

New muscle manipulation game inbound

Whilst we have a pretty good handle on Nintendo's download front these days, sometimes a company throws a curveball from so far out of left field it stuns even us, and it doesn't get much crazier than a massage game from the publisher of mobile pseudo-erotic title Emmanuelle Erotic Massages. Titled Enjoy Your Massage, the game's ESRB rating describes it in the..

News: Retro City Rampage to Cause Havoc on WiiWare This Fall

Retro City Rampage to Cause Havoc on WiiWare This Fall

If you don't mind the time, go ahead and do the crime

Gamers have already had a taste of a Grand Theft Auto-style adventure game on DSiWare in the form of Car Jack Streets, and now it's time for its bigger brother to get a piece of the criminal pie as Vblank Entertainment has the release of its upcoming Retro City Rampage on WiiWare in sight. Set in an open world, Retro City Rampage is billed as..

Nintendo Download: 4th June 2010 (Europe)

4th June 2010 (Europe)

Beavers and Brains on Wii, Books, Music, Upside-Down Puzzling and still more Sudoku on DSi this week in Europe.

Retro fans will be disappointed at another week without a Virtual Console release, but hopefully we'll be seeing Wild Guns here soon. Otherwise it's mainly a catch-up week for Europe on Wii and DSi. WiiWareRobocalypse: Beaver Defense (600pts - Vogster) -- This tongue-in-cheek tower..

Interviews: Marcin Kawa - Bloober Team

Marcin Kawa - Bloober Team

Executive producer slices and dices about the team's upcoming aviation nightmare

You don't see a whole lot of blood and guts on WiiWare, so Bloober Team's upcoming episodic vamp-fest Last Flight certainly stands out among the crowd. We spoke to Marcin Kawa of Bloober Team about how development is going, getting beat to the pop culture punch on vampire popularity and a bunch of other good stuff..

Nintendo Download: 31st May 2010 (North America)

31st May 2010 (North America)

Tanks, blocks, sudoku and SPARTA! on DSi whilst Ben-10, Dice, Beavers and Wild Guns grace the Wii

It's a pretty good mix of new and catch-up titles this week in North America, so hopefully everyone will find something that takes their fancy. DSiWareX-Scape (800pts - Nintendo) — A sequel to game that was released on the Gameboy a million years ago called "X," complete with slick retro..

Interviews: Mateusz Makowiec & Piotr Łatocha - Heavy Fire: Special Operations

Mateusz Makowiec & Piotr Łatocha - Heavy Fire: Special Operations

We catch up with Teyon to find out more about its latest WiiWare game

Teyon has been a pretty big supporter of both WiiWare and DSiWare lately and with a new war-themed arcade shooter approaching release we thought we'd find out a bit more about the company, its newest WiiWare game and plans for the future. Mateusz Makowiec, the VP for Sales and Marketing, and Piotr Łatocha, the Project Lead for..

Nintendo Download: 28th May 2010 (Europe)

28th May 2010 (Europe)

The Virtual Console returns in style, WiiWare gets arty and DSiWare gets a bunch of random stuff

There's plenty to pick from this time. You can either go with one of Kirby's best outings or a new Art Style game on the Wii, or Picross and God of War knock-offs on DSiWare. The choice is yours! WiiWareArt Style: Penta Tentacles (600pts - Nintendo) – Nintendo of Europe decides to mix things up a..

News: Get Fired Up Over Jett Rocket's New Gameplay Trailer

Get Fired Up Over Jett Rocket's New Gameplay Trailer

World 1 of the planet Yoroppa

It's rare to see a WiiWare game push the graphical boundaries of the format to an extent where you forget it's a download title, so when a game does exactly that, it's enough to turn heads. That's the kind of impact Jett Rocket has created and the latest trailer shows the game in action, centred in the Atoll Region. The trailer shows some of the gameplay mechanics that..

Interviews: Ty Roberts - Bejeweled 2

Ty Roberts - Bejeweled 2

We talk to producer Ty Roberts about PopCap's upcoming WiiWare debut

Though PopCap is no stranger to Nintendo platforms, having already released several retail and download games for the DS and DSiWare, Bejeweled 2 marks their first foray in the lounges of Wii owners. After a bit of hands-on time with the final release candidate, we thought we'd find out a little more about PopCap and what's it's..

News: Sorry Antipodean Gamers: No Bejeweled 2 For You

Sorry Antipodean Gamers: No Bejeweled 2 For You

PopCap confirms download title staying away from Australia and New Zealand

Fans of WiiWare in Australia and New Zealand are used to seeing titles face long delays or not make it across at all, but it still stings every time. Sadly there's more bad news: we recently interviewed PopCap's Ty Roberts who confirmed to us that Bejeweled 2 won't be heading to Nintendo's download platform Down Under. Ty..

Nintendo Download: 24th May 2010 (North America)

24th May 2010 (North America)

Metal, Poker, "Saucy Jack" and Circuits for DSi and Art Style, Viruses and Monkeys on the Wii this week in North America

DSiWareMetal Torrent (500pts – Nintendo) – Nintendo dips its toes into the bullet-hell shooting arena via developer Arika's latest DSiWare game. This has been out in Japan for a while and was published in Europe earlier this month. Read our Metal Torrent review to find out..

News: New Making of Jett Rocket Blog Opens

New Making of Jett Rocket Blog Opens

Go behind the scenes with Shin'en's platform beauty

Anticipation around these parts for Shin'en Multimedia's WiiWare platformer Jett Rocket is pretty high at the moment, with everything released on it so far pointing to a quality platforming title on the way. How did they make it so shiny, though? The official behind the scenes blog should answer those questions. Just opening today with a piece on..

News: Digital Leisure Gets on the WiiWare Decks with Mix Superstar

Digital Leisure Gets on the WiiWare Decks with Mix Superstar

New music production tools incoming

Everyone's after a slice of the music gaming pie these days, with the latest – and arguably one of the most impressive – titles being the pocket studio Rytmik. Now Digital Leisure is aiming to do for WiiWare what Cinemax did for DSiWare with the announcement of Mix Superstar. With over 1,000 royalty-free loops included across dance, hip hop and techno it..

News: New Sonic 4 Trailer Almost Makes Up for Delay

New Sonic 4 Trailer Almost Makes Up for Delay

Game pushed back for surprising reason

We reported yesterday that Sega's great white Sonic hope, WiiWare 'hog platformer Sonic the Hedgehog 4, has been pushed back from its Summer release date to a late 2010 date now instead. Why is that? It turns out that Sega wants the extra time to take onboard fan feedback about the game, though predictably it...

Nintendo Download: 21st May 2010 (Europe)

21st May 2010 (Europe)

The Virtual Console takes a break, while WiiWare and DSiWare get a total of six games.

It's that dreaded time again - The Virtual Console is skipping another week in Europe. WiiWare and DSiWare don't exactly make up for the lack of retro goodness either, because there seems to be nothing truly special available this time. WiiWare: Phoenix Wright:...

News: Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Speeds Past Summer Release Date, Into Late 2010

Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Speeds Past Summer Release Date, Into Late 2010

Delay for WiiWare platformer for extra polish

Nobody likes being made to wait, especially Sonic himself, but Sega has just announced its upcoming return to the hog's 2D roots, Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1, is going to miss its Summer release slot and will now be available in "late 2010." SEGA has decided to extend the development of the game, and will now release Sonic The Hedgehog 4..

News: These Pearl Harbor Paper Planes are Confusingly Cute

These Pearl Harbor Paper Planes are Confusingly Cute

Legendo's WiiWare shooter gets cut, folded and thrown

If there's one way to get your WiiWare game on the news page of every Nintendo site going, it's clearly papercraft: last week's Bit.Trip Runner set may not have been as difficult as the game but it looks just as awesome, and now Legendo is following up with foldable paper versions of the planes from upcoming WiiWare dogfighter Pearl Harbor..