Tag: Hopes and Dreams
News Hideki Kamiya Still Wants to Work on Star Fox
Let him do that, Star Fox
Ever-tweeting Platinum Games director Hideki Kamiya has spoken about his desire to work on the Star Fox franchise in the past, and that hope apparently hasn't gone anywhere. During E3 2013, speaking to Nintendo World Report, Kamiya reiterated that he would be "pleased" if he was offered everybody's favourite space-animal...
News Nigoro: Still a Chance for La-Mulana on WiiWare
It's never too late
Japanese developer Nigoro has said there's still a possibility we'll see La-Mulana reach WiiWare in the West. The team said on its official blog: To be honest, we don’t give up WiiWare version for overseas. So, we want to let you know in advance, “There is a possibility to release WiiWare version.” It will be without the...
E3 2012 F-Zero is Coming to Wii U
...As part of Nintendo Land
Nintendo has heard all the pleas for a new F-Zero game and finally done something about it. Well, sort of. It's going to be one of the attractions in Nintendo Land. It was announced at last night's developer discussion that the futuristic racer will make an appearance as one of the 12 mini games in Nintendo's virtual...
News La-Mulana Director Would Welcome Offers from Publishers
Go ahead, make his day
Nicalis won't publish La-Mulana on WiiWare in the West, but that doesn't mean the game is entirely, 100% stone cold dead. We asked La-Mulana director Takumi Naramura if he and the Nigoro team would continue to pursue a western release through another publisher, to which he replied: The game is completed, we welcome the offer...
News Skyrim on Wii U a "Definite Possibility" Says Bethesda
A long road ahead, though
Wii owners missed out on a huge number of high-profile high definition games, but with Wii U around the corner everybody's hoping history won't repeat itself and the console will see the same kind of experience that are available on other formats. One such game many Nintendo fans would love to play is The Elder Scrolls V:...
News The World Ends With You Lives On, Says Tetsuya Nomura
What's being worked on?
DS RPG The World Ends With You is one of the most beloved games on the system, but in opposition to Square Enix's love of doling out Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest updates like they're going out of fashion, we've seen neither hide nor hair of Neku and friends since the original game released. Does that mean the series has...
News Capcom Talks Street Fighter X Tekken, SSFIV3D:AE on 3DS
So many letters
Right off the bat, Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition sold well, topping the 3DS charts and becoming the best-selling third party game on the machine. Producer and self-confessed Blanka lover Yoshinori Ono recently spoke about more Capcom fighters coming to the machine, including crossover scrapper Street Fighter X Tekken. While Ono...
News If Fans Speak Up, Majora's Mask 3DS Might Happen
Straight from the top
The 3DS remake of Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time has gone down pretty well, but there are plenty of gamers for whom Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask is the superior game and more deserving of a 3D update. Perhaps if those people are vocal enough, their wish may come true. That's the vibe from Zelda supremo Eiji Aonuma anyway,...
News WayForward Pursuing Shantae for 3DS Virtual Console
No promises, though
Shantae: Risky's Revenge introduced countless handheld owners to the hip-shaking half-genie, but those who've tried to track down the game's Game Boy Color prequel will have had quite a shock, its price on auction sites reaching hundreds of dollars. Developer WayForward often gets asked whether it's planning to bring the GBC romp...
News Sonic Generations 3DS Rumours Gain Speed
SEGA report lists 3DS version
Last week, Gamestop listed Sonic Generations for 3DS and we tagged it as a rumour, as always when retailers list unannounced games. However, now SEGA has listed the game in a financial report, it's time to stop thinking "this is a rumour" and start thinking "this bag has no cat in it". Andriasang...
Rumour Sonic Generations and Time Crisis Heading to 3DS
Gamestop thinks so, anyway
The joy that surrounded Sega's announcement of Sonic Generations — a celebration of the hedgehog's near-20 year career — quickly dissipated for Nintendo fans when it emerged the game is not heading to Wii, 3DS or DS. Don't give up on the blue guy just yet though, as according to an alleged Gamestop release list he may...
News Sega Preparing a New Shining Game to "Sum Up the Series"
Might we see Shining Generations?
Last month we brought you news about the Shining Force SOS campaign, an attempt to reunite Sega with Golden Sun: Dark Dawn developer Camelot and bring about a glorious return of the Shining Force series. While the campaign has not yet received an official response from Camelot or Sega, there may be some hope on the...
News Don't Get Too Excited About Next Week's Investor Meeting
Next Tuesday, 26th April sees Nintendo's end of financial year report, with rumours pointing to a live stream of the investors' meeting on the Japanese giant's website. While some have jumped to the conclusion that this spells out a special revelation from Nintendo, the truth may be far more mundane. A quick flick through Nintendo's...
News WayForward Talks 3DS Shantae Possibilities
Shantae: Risky's Revenge is the best thing on DSiWare and, according to Metacritic, the best game released on DS last year, a stunning achievement indeed. With the 3DS available now, WayForward's Matt Bozon has touched on plans to bring the half-genie into the third dimension in an interview with CVG. While there was no official...
News Sega's 3DS Line-Up May Include Some Old IP Revivals
Speculation mode: ACTIVATED
Sega's been pretty vocal about its 3DS version of Super Monkey Ball, but we know it's not the only game on the way from the house that Sonic built. Sega West's Alan Pritchard spoke to Game Informer about the company's plans, and without even confirming any new titles did enough to send the Nintendo Life Speculate-O-Tron...
News Camelot Excited by Challenges of 3DS Development
But keeps quiet on specifics
Camelot's Golden Sun: Dark Dawn certainly took its sweet time to arrive, with a seven year wait between Golden Sun: The Lost Age and the latest Adept adventure. Now the game is finished, however, what's developer Camelot looking forward to next? Like nearly every Nintendo fan it's the 3DS, of course. One of the two...
News Still Hope Rayman Origins May Find its Way to Nintendo Consoles
Updated game info page says Wii and 3DS is "to be considered"
The Wii excels when it comes to 3D platform games, but it's certainly no slouch in the side-scrolling department. With a healthy back catalogue including Klonoa, New Super Mario Bros. Wii and A Boy and His Blob, as well as upcoming treats Kirby's Epic Yarn and Donkey Kong Country Return
News Don't Worry, You May Get More 2D Metroids
"Certainly possible", says Yoshio Sakamoto
As promising as Metroid: Other M looks, not everybody is happy with the direction the series has taken: some would be happier with a straightforward 2D Samus adventure like the days of old. Their prayers may not be falling on deaf ears either, as Metroid overlord Yoshio Sakamoto has hinted the flat...
News Capcom Interested In Doing More Retro Games
Unsure if sales were disappointing for Mega Man 9
Contrary to popular belief, game companies have a vested interest in making money. Things that appear to be massive fan service, like Capcom's downloadable retro sequel Mega Man 9, bank on said fans actually buying the game, especially when considering doing it all again. So how were those sales?...