Nintendo website makes it official
Last week, we found out Dragon's Lair Trilogy would be released on Switch eShop on 17th January after a listing on the European Switch eShop. With the game now available on Nintendo's digital platform, many fans of the classic series are probably wondering when they can get their hands on a physical release. The...
Developers just can't stop re-releasing trilogies, double-packs and even entire retro libraries on the Switch lately. Just this week, a bunch of Final Fantasy games got release dates, Roll7 announced the two-in-one pack OlliOlli: Switch Stance and Nintendo's latest release New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe includes the original Wii
The long-awaited Chrono Trigger is finally here!
The wait may have seemed like an eternity for RPG fans, but Square's Chrono Trigger, considered by many gamers to be one of the finest role-playing offerings in video game history, has finally arrived on Nintendo's Virtual Console service. The world can now start spinning again. WiiWareGabrielle's Ghostly Groove: Monster Mix (Natsume, 500pts) — Wii..
It seems North America is getting quite the variety of download releases this week, although the Virtual Console is taking a vacation. The mulltiformat smash hit Plants vs. Zombies finally arrives on DSiWare and the extremely long-awaited WiiWare puzzler Liight has finally made its way to a release. There's also yet another WiiWare...
Catch-up titles, art and astrology, plus a BIT.TRIP demo
If you plan on ringing in the new year with downloadable titles, you've got more than your fair share of options in this Nintendo Download update. Whether you want to adventure through the stars or read them to predict your future, play a sequel to Bejeweled or Nintendo's own take on the...
US release gets DLC too
WiiWare scratch 'em up Mix Superstar is heading to Europe and Australasia on Christmas Eve for 500 Points, and the next round of downloadable content will release in North America on Saturday. The DLC will feature R'n'B-style samples to help you craft your latest hit, and will set you back 300 Points. You can read our Mix...
Get musical for 500 Points
Whilst DSiWare enjoys a fine array of musical downloads, including Rytmik, Rhythm Core Alpha and Abylight's Music On series, but WiiWare is completely devoid of tuneful tools. Not for long however, as Digital Leisure is bringing Mix Superstar to the wheels of steel on Monday. Unlike those DS games, however, Mix Superstar w
More nostalgic cartoon action on the way for portable players
Don Bluth's Laserdisc classic Space Ace has been given the official ESRB treatment, which means that fans of full motion video arcade gaming will be able to play it on the DSi consoles in the not-too-distant future. We've already seen the likeable Dragon's Lair on DSiWare, and a trilogy of Don Bluth's titles (including Space Ace) is..
All three games for one cheap price
We've already seen Dragon's Lair on DSiWare and it seems Digital Leisure and Destineer aren't ready to give up on Dirk the Daring, as they're combining to bring all three titles in the series to Wii in one package. Cleverly titled Dragon's Lair Trilogy, the game includes the original game, Dragon's Lair 2: Time...
Flipping fun for 200 Points
Not content with offering you all the card and word games your DSi can muster, Digital Leisure is bringing its seventh downloadable title to the machine on Monday. Called Match Up!, the game sounds like a variant on the classic memory game pairs, with shapes, colours and hidden bonuses to be uncovered, and explosive cards...
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...
Bit.Trip, Phoenix and Ghouls on the Wii, fire-fighting, platforming action and brain busting on the DSi this week in Europa
WiiWare: Bit.Trip RUNNER (800pts - Aksys Games) -- Europe gets the first try at the latest entry in the minimalist, retro-rhythm game series from Gaijin Games. We loved the time we spent playing the final release version, so if...
Fighting with fists and wits and a little reading on the side this week in North America
The Big Name Games part of WarioWare D.I.Y. keeps on growing, with a new addition from Jason Schreiber of Powerhead Games, the studio behind the excellent DSiWare release Glow Artisan. DSiWare: Photo Dojo (0pts - Nintendo) – As a treat to compensate for...
Cards, golf, adventures and bug puzzles this week
Looks like the download scene in North America is ramping back up again with a hefty five new titles on DSiWare, and four downloads on Wii including a new Virtual Console release. WiiWare: Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 5 (1000pts - Telltale Games) - The saga of Guybrush Threepwood comes to a...
Courtroom drama, temporal shenanigans, shadow play, billiards and board games this week.
Well, it looks like the release schedule in North America is starting out as slow as everywhere else, although three WiiWare releases and a Virtual Console add is pretty impressive even if it is smaller than the release weeks in December. The DSi offerings are a bit on the light side with a couple of games that..
A quiet start to the new year.
Nintendo of America seems to have spent the last few weeks compensating for all those two- and three-game release weeks in the rest of the year recently, but for the first update of the New Year we're back to only a handful, some of which have already been released in Europe and Japan -- hopefully not a sign of a...
Will you Cowboy Up or go sit in the Truck?
WiiWare has brought us some oddities during 2009, from vegetable hairdressing to zoo-keeping and even a little game of catch in-between. This trend looks set to continue in 2010, with the release of quirky light-gun game Fast Draw Showdown this Monday. Offering a unique twist on the light-gun game -...
Eco-shooting, arcade ninjas, Super Smash Bros., Dragon's Lair and more in this week's download offering.
Nintendo are putting out a decent number of titles in North America with the end of the year rapidly approaching, with a nice mix of new and catch-up titles on offer. Todays VC and WiiWare offerings mean that there's now 500 titles to choose...
Dirk has come out of retirement - again.
Digital Leisure has just released the trailer for their upcoming DSiWare version of the classic 80's laserdisc arcade hit Dragon's Lair. You can check out the video below for a taste of what you can expect from the game and we'll have a full review of it shortly after its North American release. Stay tuned! Arcade classic "Dragon's Lair" will be..
Dirk still as daring after over twenty years
You can't keep a good animated game down, as Digital Leisure proves with its upcoming release of the genre-defining Dragon's Lair, out on DSiWare in North America on December 21st. A handheld port of the arcade game, Dragon's Lair promises to be a faithful translation of the knight's original escapade before all that 3D nonsense took over. We'll have a..
A mix of catch-up and new titles in another big update for Wii and DSi.
There's a mix of new and catch-up titles in the update this week including the penultimate chapter in the new Tales of Monkey Island series: Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 4. Copter Crisis and My Zoo were both recently released in PAL territories. Reviewer Tommy Bowskill...
Check out new footage of the game in action.
The good folks at Digitial Leisure were kind enough to send over the brand new trailer for their upcoming helicopter simulation Copter Crisis that will be hitting the WiiWare service in Europe on November 27th and in North America on November 30th. You can check out the snippet of information on the game below, along with the brand new gameplay trailer..
WiiWare helicopter sim is on its way.
Digital Leisure has just announced that their Copter Crisis WiiWare title will be coming to Europe on November 27th and North America on November 30th. You can check out the official game description below for a taste of what you can expect from this unique helicopter title. You're in the pilot seat now! Copter Crisis puts you in the pilot’s seat! As a..
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..
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..