September2013

April2013

  • Rumour SpeedX 3D Sequel Driving Its Way to 3DS

    Going into hyper speed

    While we wouldn't say there's been a full-on invasion, we've seen some successful and — in various cases — high quality smartphone games making their way to the 3DS eShop. The trend is arguably a flattering one for Nintendo's platform, as some of the stronger iOS and Android titles out there are brought to the handheld...

October2012

  • Nintendo Download 11th October 2012 (North America)

    Mario gets on the course, robots are rescued, the one true demo arrives and more

    Last week was a bit of a bumper week for the Nintendo Download update in North America, and we have another packed list for you. Every platform is covered in some form, and there's a demo and some videos to fill your time too; let's get right into it. 3DS Downloads:...

  • News Monster Shooter is Locked and Loaded for 3DS eShop

    Another mobile port in the offing

    Gamelion has announced that it is preparing to unleash yet another of its mobile-to-3DS offerings. Monster Shooter is already available on iOS and Android - on which it has clocked up a respectiable 5 million downloads - and features "dual stick mayhem", apparently. Gamelion is also adamant that this is "one of the...

August2012

  • News Crazy Kangaroo Hopping To 3DS eShop Real Soon

    Struth, mate

    Gamelion has announced that its next title, Crazy Kangaroo, is expected to hit the 3DS eShop in the not-too-distant future. The publisher has confirmed that the game - which has previously met with glowing reviews on iOS and Android - has already passed QA at Nintendo America, and all that remains is for a release date to be confirmed...

July2012

July2011

  • News Crazy Hamster Swaps Pet Shop for DSi Shop in August

    Part of the DSiWare genus

    Having passed Nintendo's lotcheck earlier this month, Gamelion's Crazy Hamster will gnaw its way to the DSi Shop early August. Players will help the little hamster get from one part of the level to another via a selection of tools that will help the little fella navigate the terrain as if it was Bear Grylls. Gamelion has...

  • News Furry Legends DSiWare Sent to Lotcheck

    First screenshots here

    We haven't heard anything on Gamelion's Furry Legends: Beginnings, the second volume in the series that began with WiiWare's Furry Legends, for a very long time. But that's all changing right now. Gamelion has just informed us that it has submitted the title to Nintendo's lotcheck, where it'll be tested for bugs and given hopefully given the go-ahead. Gamelion hopes for a..

  • News Warning: Deranged Rodent DSiWare Coming This Summer

    Get prepared with these Crazy Hamster screenshots and trailer

    Man has always loved his hamsters. But what happens when those hamsters say "No more"? You help them navigate their world without dying, of course. The new DSiWare title Crazy Hamster from Gamelion, creators of Furry Legends, sees you build ladders and bridges, extinguish fires, change the slant of the land and more to keep the..

January2011

  • News Boom Boom Squaries Goes Bang on January 28th

    200 Points for animal puzzler

    Gamelion's Boom Boom Squaries is an off-shoot of its Furry Legends series, heading to DSiWare in Europe on January 28th. An animal-themed puzzler, your 200 Points net you four gameplay modes, with 26 classic mode levels and 40 challenges to pit your wits against. Rather than matching objects you must blow up Squaries with Furries, which despite sounding like something..

November2010

  • News Gamelion Bringing the Boom Boom to DSiWare

    New title on the way next year

    WiiWare's Furry Legends may not have quite lived up to all our expectations, but Gamelion clearly thinks the characters and setting is a recipe for success, as it's using elements of its rolling platformer in upcoming DSiWare game Boom Boom Squaries. Currently awaiting approval at Nintendo, with a release expected for...

October2010

August2010

  • News Furry Legends Softens Up Europe on August 20th

    Rolling rolling rolling

    The victim of a spate of delays, Furry Legends finally landed on WiiWare last month, and the delays were to enable the game to launch in all territories as closely together as possible. Now Europeans can finally stop gazing out the window and wondering, as the game will launch across the continent on August 20th. If you're unsure whether this is a WiiWare game worth getting..

July2010

  • News Gamelion Invites You to Enrol in the Tic-Tac-Toe Academy

    More pen and paper games for DSiWare

    Gamelion's Extreme Hangman was an extreme hit on DSiWare, quickly becoming one of the biggest-selling paid titles on the service, so it makes sense the developers want to expand on this success with more simple games. The next title lined up is Academy: Tic-Tac-Toe, and you'll never guess what it includes. Yes, it's noughts and crosses (as it's known in Britain)..

  • News Furry Legends Delayed in North America

    WiiWare roll 'em up simply "coming soon"

    Those of you expecting to download Furry Legends: Chapter One on Monday might want to put those Nintendo Points away for a short time as the game has been delayed. Developer Gamelion Studios has said that Nintendo has changed the game's release date to "coming soon", and that they expect the new release date to be announced next week. Nintendo of..

June2010

  • News Furry Legends Coughs Up 100,000 Wii Points

    Gamelion Studios offers fortune via Facebook

    It's not long until Gamelion Studio's first entry in the Furry Legends saga will be available to download from the Wii Shop Channel, and the company is ensuring it lands with a bang by offering a total prize fund of 100,000 Nintendo Points in a sweepstake, divided neatly into 1,000 Point portions for...

  • News Final Furry Legends Trailer Wants to Scare You

    It's not all cutesy furballs and spherical cows, you know

    Fresh from yesterday's announcement that Furry Legends: Chapter One will be launching worldwide in July, Gamelion has sent over the final trailer to get your juices well and truly flowing. Whereas previous videos focused on the cutesy, more humorous elements, this final video makes you well aware there's plenty of danger awaiting you. With..

  • News 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..

May2010

  • Feature The Making of Furry Legends - Video 3

    Get the lowdown on the game's programming

    It won't be long before Furry Legends: Chapter One is unleashed upon WiiWare gamers everywhere, so you may be interested in this Making Of video giving more information about how the game was actually programmed. We've already given you videos on the game's design and production, and will bring you more...

  • Feature The Making of Furry Legends - Video 2

    Learn more about the game's production

    A week ago we brought you the first making of video from our exclusive series behind the scenes at Gamelion Studios in Poland. This time we're taking you deeper into the production process with producer Lukasz Szczepanski, as he talks more about the planning that went into the game and the importance of the...

April2010

  • Feature The Making of Furry Legends - Video 1

    The first in our series of exclusive behind-the-scenes documentaries

    Earlier this month we brought you exclusive First Impressions of Furry Legends: Chapter One and an interview with its creators, Gamelion Studios. As the game nears its release for WiiWare we're teaming up with Gamelion again to bring you a series of exclusive behind-the-scenes...

  • Interviews Gamelion Studios - Furry Legends

    We get answers from the Producer and Game Designer

    We've already told you what we thought based on our playtime with WiiWare rollerball adventure Furry Legends, but we still had plenty of questions, so we sat down with Game Designer Adam Kramarzewski, Producer Lukasz Szczepanski and Gamelion VP Sebastian Szczygiel to get some answers. Nintendo Life:...

  • First Impressions Furry Legends

    All the way from Poland!

    Recently an intrepid Nintendo Life reporter made the long and arduous journey to visit Polish developer Gamelion, the chaps behind DSiWare hit Extreme Hangman, to check out their upcoming WiiWare roll ‘em up Furry Legends. With the first instalment currently awaiting approval from Nintendo there was plenty to get our teeth into, and the chance to get some answers about..

March2010

  • News Furry Legends Teaser Trailer Born, Suitably Cute

    Upcoming WiiWare title goes episodic

    Gamelion Studios' upcoming Furry Legends has been a bit quiet recently, but the studio has just sent over a new teaser trailer showing the title is coming along nicely. Although it doesn't show much, the spherical cow is almost certainly the cutest thing you'll see on the Internet today. If it's not, you should reconsider your bookmarks. Accompanying the trailer..

February2010

  • News Extreme Hangman Breaks Sales Records

    How do you spell "best selling North American game"?

    While some studios are struggling to reach Nintendo’s download sales targets and actually make some kind of profit from DSiWare development, Gamelion Studios are having no such trouble with the platform. Extreme Hangman, the developer’s first DSiWare production, has shot to the top of the...