Defend Your Castle News

March2009

  • News Defend Your Castle receives 2009 ELAN Awards nomination

    When Defend Your Castle was first released on WiiWare, many people scoffed at what they believed to be nothing more than a Flash title with improved visuals and an unwelcome price tag. However, XGen Studios must have been onto something as the game has been nominated in the 2009 ELAN Awards.

    Here's the official word, in full: Having been consistently ranked among the top-selling titles on..

July2008

  • News Euro Update: Wild West Guns and Defend Your Castle

    Lucky European gamers have been gifted not one but two WiiWare releases today. Hurrah!

    Wild West Guns is a neat-looking shooter that attempts to capture the thrills and spills of traditional light gun titles. It reminds us a little of Konami’s crusty old arcade shooter Lethal Enforcers II: Gunfighters – hopefully it’s a bit better! Expect our review soon. This will set you back 1000 Wii..

  • News Defend Your Castle Coming To Europe Next Week

    Here’s a spot of good news before the weekend. From next Friday, 1st August, European and Australian gamers will finally be able to download the rather excellent Defend Your Castle from their Wii Shop. The price will remain at a handsome 500 Wii points too! For those who are interested to know more you can check out our Defend Your Castle review to find out what the buzz is all about.

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  • News Defend Your Castle On Its Way To Europe Soon

    Defend Your Castle has been out for a while in North America, since the launch of WiiWare, in fact! The game, which is based on the popular online flash game of the same name, is the cheapest WiiWare game, though that doesn't mean it's bad - On the contrary, it's actually rather addictive as our Defend Your Castle review testifies.

    Obviously some Europeans were wondering when and if they would be..

May2008

  • Feature WiiWare Launch Games Review Round Up

    Since the WiiWare launch you may have picked up one or two of the games and then cautiously waited for trusted reviews before splashing out your precious Wii points on some of the other games which you were less sure of. Or perhaps you are in Europe and want to do your homework before the WiiWare launch on the 20th May?

    Worry not because your pals...

  • News North American WiiWare launch games

    Here's what we have all been waiting for! Nintendo's press release so we know what the launch WiiWare games for North America are finally! As we expected there will be no Virtual Console games out this Monday!

    REDMOND, Wash., May 12, 2008 – Nintendo’s Wii™ console has already changed the way people play games. Now its new WiiWare™ service decisively tears down limitations for how developers..

February2008

  • News Defend Your Castle Dated - Screens Also Released

    X-Gen Studios has revealed that Defend Your Castle will launch alongside the North American WiiWare service on 12th May 2008. The company has already launched a dedicated page for the game and some interesting looking screenshots.

    The graphical style is interesting indeed, with a cool 'scrapbook' effect. We expressed our concerns about this game when it was announced not long ago, but these updates..

  • News Defend Your Castle Coming to WiiWare

    XGen Studios has announced that its successful Flash-based game Defend Your Castle is WiiWare-bound and will launch alongside the new service in May (North America) at a cost of 500 Wii points.

    As the title suggests, the game involves you defending your castle against hordes of attackers. You can do this by grabbing them and flinging them skywards - something that was fun to do with a mouse input..