Strategy-action game on the way
Cosmonaut Games is most well known for its deeply relaxing Dive: The Medes Islands Secret, but its next WiiWare project has nearly finished incubating and will be hatching soon. Called Inkub, it's an action-strategy game with a great premise: In a strange and distant world you will have to lead a bionic vegetative...
For free, of course
Dive: The Medes Islands Secret is one of the better games to have arrived on WiiWare so far this year: a submarine blend of exploration and action, it's sold well enough for Cosmonaut Games to want to say thank you with the release of the game's complete soundtrack. Composed and remastered by El Topo Negro, it includes 11 tracks with new versions and never-before-released bonus..
For gamers on both sides of the Atlantic
Cosmonaut Games has just confirmed the North American release date of its next outing, the WiiWare title that one of its designers described as "an underwater Metroid". The company has also released a batch of new screenshots to coincide with the announcement. Launching on the download service in North America next week on the 26th July and in..
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..
Diving for retro pearls
After Cosmonaut Games' "spot the difference" WiiWare debut, 5 Spots Party, you might not have expected anything exciting to come from them. But after some hands-on time with their latest effort, Dive: The Medes Island Secret, we think that opinion may change. We were lucky enough to get to play a pre-release build of the game which, despite a rather slick..
Comparison holds water, no multiplayer due to size limits
Intriguing concepts on WiiWare are ten-a-penny – or, in US dollars, a dime-a-dozen – but the idea of setting a platformer entirely underwater is a new one on us, and new comparisons to classic Nintendo platform-shooter Metroid pretty much earmark Dive: The Medes Islands Secret as one to...
Designer dives into the game's details with dswii.es
Recently, DSWii.es sat down with José A. Giacomelli of Cosmonaut Games to talk about its upcoming WiiWare release, Dive: The Medes Island Secret. Among the topics discussed were the dynamics of a platformer based underwater, the length of gameplay (ten non-linear levels clocking in at an...
Cosmonaut Games releases a gameplay trailer for the 2D adventure platform game
The WiiWare range of games have certainly given us some of the most stylish and original games available and that doesn't seem to be changing anytime soon. Cosmonaut Games has let us know that their upcoming Dive: The Medes Islands Secret is now in its testing phase and a release date should be announced soon. The game..
Dive: The Medes Islands Secret will be the second WiiWare title from Spanish developer Cosmonaut Games (5 Spots Party)
“It was in the Great Medes Monastery, in 1412, where Martin I “The Human”, leader of an Order of the Temple and long-time resident of the island, was buried. The secrets of the Order were also buried with him, where they would be sealed in the same crypt and kept through the..
Mostly a catch up week for North America!
Nintendo of America is playing catch up this week with the release of three titles that have already been released in Europe. Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a Darklord (WiiWare - 1000 Points) was just recently released in Europe and you can check out our review of the game to find out what we...
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..
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..
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..