Leave your peripherals at the door.
Harmonix and Telltale Games have unearthed details about their upcoming DS version of LEGO Rock Band, and it looks like it's familiar territory for music game fans. Developed by Backbone Entertainment, the DS version will play closer to Harmonix's recent PSP Rock Band, which was heavily influenced by their earlier...
Check out the brand new Muramasa video!
We were lucky enough to get our hands on the brand new Muramasa: The Demon Blade - Locations Trailer and we have to say, this game looks better and better each time we see new video of it in action. If you're a fan of 2-D action/side-scrollers then you should start getting very excited about this upcoming Wii...
Check out the battle with the evil magician Lord Vensors!
Ed Roman, CEO of Ghostfire Games, has just sent over a brand new gameplay video of their upcoming WiiWare fighting title Rage of the Gladiator in action. This is the battle with the evil magician Lord Vensors and you can see a handful of his magic tricks in action in the new gameplay video below. Ed was also kind enough to send us a batch of..
Big John Games announces new DSiWare offering.
This one came out of nowhere, but judging from the little we know about the game, it could be a great addition to the DSiWare service. Thorium Wars lets you take control of five futuristic vehicles that you can use to take on the Thorions who are threatening mankind's very existence. You can check out...
Famous catchphrase kept him out.
Attorney Phoenix Wright, legendary Capcom character prone to much waving and dramatic poses, was originally considered for Tatsunoko Vs. Capcom. Speaking to NGamer, Ryota Niitsuma, producer of the game, explained that the developer really wanted the character in, but that he really only had one move:...
Now you can check out all things La-Mulana!
We've just received word from Nicalis that their brand new official La-Mulana Website is now live and ready for you to check out! There you'll find everything from the official gameplay trailer to screenshots and even an ongoing blog that will keep you up-to-date on all La-Mulana happenings. The beloved...
Release dates, new trailer unveiled
Eidos and IO Interactive's Wii and DS game Mini Ninjas, a cartoony take on the tiniest of warriors, has a few very important dates. Release dates, that is! (Cue rimshot) North Americans, you get your tiny turn on September 8. PALs, you're up on Sept 11. Unless you're in Germany or France, then you have to wait until October 9. Mini Ninjas is an adventure game..
Ten new minigames set for Spring 2010.
Wii gamers are at least passingly familiar with Hudson Soft's Deca Sports compilation; it's shipped two million copies worldwide already, which ain't too shabby for a third-party title on Nintendo's console. Now DS gamers too will get a crack at the action, as Hudson has announced a portable iteration of its successful sports franchise. Deca Sports DS, or DS..
The new Harvest Moon puzzler hits the DS this month!
After a string of Harvest Moon titles for various consoles over the years, Natsume is now taking a turn at creating a puzzle title built around the Harvest Moon theme with their upcoming DS release Harvest Moon: Frantic Farming. While we're not sure how the game will go over with long-time fans of...
Got a spare £100?
Tony Hawk RIDE will be released for Wii on the 20th November, Activision have announced. RIDE will come with a special skateboard peripheral and cost a whopping £99.99. According to Activision, the new wireless controller will let players feel what it's really like to skate, allowing them to pull of all the tricks professionals like Tony Hawk can do. You'll be tilting,..
Check out the newest screens from the wacky Sega sports title.
Sega's just released a brand new batch of screenshots for their upcoming Wii sports release Wacky World of Sports that you can check out below along with a bit of information from the press release. The craziest, wackiest sports on Earth come to the Wii™ with collection of 10 over-the-top mini games. Choose from variety of unique..
Check out Sega's upcoming Balance Board party game in action!
We just got in five brand new screenshots of Sega's upcoming Wii release Super Monkey Ball Step & Roll in action. Super Monkey Ball Step & Roll makes use of the Nintendo Wii Balance Board to offer up an all-new party game experience for the Wii console. You'll have to tilt and...
Activision bringing huge hit to our white wonder waggle box
Those of you who've dabbled in a spot of other console gaming over the past few years may have tried a somewhat unheard-of game known as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. It launched on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC - heck, even the DS got its own version, but Wii owners were left totally lacking. Until this November, that is. Yes, almost two years..
Check out the new eye candy for the upcoming trilogy release.
Nintendo has just sent over a bunch of new Metroid Prime Trilogy artwork and we have to admit, the more we see these Metroid Prime Trilogy goodies, the more we want to get our hands on the game. You can check out all of these new pieces of artwork below and as usual, we'll have more information on Metroid Prime Trilogy as it becomes..
Ghostfire Games announces their brand new WiiWare title.
Ed Roman, CEO of Ghostfire Games, has just sent over the official announcement of their brand new WiiWare title Rage of the Gladiator, along with a whole host of goodies to go along with it. See below for the trailer showing footage of the game, along with lots of screenshots. You might...
Slated for early 2010.
Just released in Japan, Capcom's Monster Hunter 3 Tri is set to tear up the homeland in a big, big way. So when do the rest of us get a chance at hacking away at a swarm of giant ants? Looks like North America and Europe will be able to get in on the action sometime in early 2010, Capcom announced today. We all knew it was coming, but now it's official and, well, still kinda..
Big N's designers admit that MH3 is visually stunning
It was clear when the first few screenshots of Monster Hunter 3 emerged that the game was stunning, and even Nintendo's best have spelt that out for us. In an 'Iwata Asks' the team behind Zelda said that they really felt the pressure after seeing Monster Hunter 3 in motion; Capcom apparently put...
Silent Dreams announce their brand new WiiWare strategy RPG title.
Silent Dreams has just announced their brand new tactical strategy RPG title Grotesque Tactics: Evil Heroes that will be coming to the WiiWare service later on this year. You can check out the full press release below which gives loads of details on this new title and what you can...
Check out the latest videos of the game in action!
Nintendo were kind enough to send us over two brand new gameplay videos of their upcoming DS release Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story in action. As you can see in the videos below, the game looks absolutely amazing. The first video is Mario & Luigi Gameplay and shows off the two Mario bros. working as a team to take out enemies in the..
LucasArts speaks about the Lego Indy sequel.
The sequel to Lego Indy will apparently be an all-new experience, however, similar to the first game, it will feature action from the original adventures. "Nothing is recycled for LEGO Indy 2," said project lead Kellam Eanes. According to Official Nintendo Magazine UK, Traveller's Tales has gone about re-telling the original adventures while..
Official Twitter feed teases rumored "amazing new features."
Acticivision's Guitar Hero franchise has gotten some sweet love on Wii; Legends of Rock took the series online in a surprisingly solid way, and World Tour had it's own Mii-enabled mode and brought downloadable content as well, something still not widely done on the system. Now, with the fifth entry set to drop on Sept. 1 in the U.S., the..
High demand wagered for Saturday's Japan release.
Monster Hunter 3 Tri isn't even out yet, but Capcom is already bracing itself for massive sales figures. So massive, they've already shipped 1 million copies of the game in Japan According to the publisher, that's the highest pre-release shipment for a third-party Wii game in Japan. Considering the...
Funding sought for numero dos.
It's just out of the gate and from a company reeling over low sales, but the creators of the critically acclaimed Little King's Story want more. Do you want more? Speaking to Siliconera, LKS producer Yoshiro Kimura hopes that you do. We are planning to make a sequel to Little King’s Story, like Super Little King’s Story, but we’re still in the process idea..
Hitting North America on October 12.
Straight from the horse's mouth (with the horse named Nintendo), the newest DS entry in the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon spinoff series, Explorers of Sky, has landed itself a North American release date. For those unfamiliar with the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series, you play as the Pokémon and catch people with Huméballs, growing your army and forcing them to..
Check out the newest video of the game in action!
Odenis Studio has just sent over the newest gameplay trailer for their upcoming DSiWare title Pop Island and this game is looking better and better. Hopefully the wait for its release won't be too much longer now. You can check out the Pop Island New Wave Trailer below to see the game in action. You can also check out the brand new batch of Pop..
Unfinished business, says chief producer.
Before Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles was announced, rumors and speculation bandied about the Internets about a new, RE4-styled Wii game, possibly a remake of Code Veronica. Then the announcement came, and that game style was obviously not picked, despite being massively popular. Why is that? In a Q&A session with Capcom Europe, Masachika..
Hint: It's a rooster hat.
If you planned on picking up 5TH Cell's type-em-up DS game Scribblenauts, you might want to consider putting in your preorder now at GameStop. If you want a rooster hat, that is. Between this and the Mario hat available to Platinum-level Club Nintendo members, Nintendo gamers may have the next two Halloweens in the bag. So...
Coming sometime next year.
Australian devs Nnooo are hard at work on the DSiWare iteration of Pop and a suite of DSiWare productivity apps, with myNotebook looking to be first out of the gate. Anything else? Why, yes, actually. Speaking to Vortex of Tech, Nnooo creative director Nic Watt's let slip that the developer still has a few DSiWare tricks...
Press Play talk about their upcoming WiiWare platformer.
Ole Teglbjærg from Press Play was kind enough to take time out of his busy schedule to answer a few of our questions in an interview regarding their upcoming WiiWare platformer Max & the Magic Marker. You can check out the full interview below to find out what he had to say to Nintendo Life. Nintendo Life: Can you tell us a little bit..
No need to worry about the slow speed of the first trailer.
There have been some readers who've commented about the speed of the WiiWare La Mulana title in the first trailer that was released. Takumi Naramura, La Mulana creator and director of the upcoming WiiWare version of the game saw some of these comments and wanted to set the record straight...
New screenshots galore!
We just got in a bunch of brand new screenshots of the upcoming WiiWare release Zombie Panic in Wonderland in action! You can check out the game description below along with the all-new set of screenshots of the game. Enjoy! Blast all the zombies! The game is a first-player shooter game with a very simple system. The player...
Here's your chance!
Have you ever played a video game and thought your name would look good in there somewhere? If so, you're going to get your shot at fame and fortune. Okay, maybe just the fame part. Gamelion Studios, developers of the upcoming WiiWare release Furry Legends are giving one or two gamers the chance to have their names placed inside...
See the WiiWare version of La Mulana in action!
You might remember that Nigoro and Nicalis recently announced their new partnership. Well, these two companies have now officially announced their new WiiWare title La Mulana and have released the first trailer showing the game in action. You can check out the brand new trailer below, along with the...
Check out the newest screens of the game in action!
We just got in a bunch of brand new screenshots of the upcoming WiiWare release Stunt Cars for you to check out. As you can see, the game is really shaping up and should be worth keeping an eye on between now and its WiiWare release. We'll keep you posted on any new developments, and we'll have a...
Cave Story and La Mulana publishers form a partnership!
You might remember that we ran a news story yesterday on the indie platformer La Mulana coming to the WiiWare serice. Well, we now know who's going to be responsible for bringing this amazing game to WiiWare. It seems that these two indie companies have joined forces to co-develop and publish the same La Mulana title we wrote about yesterday..
Check out the announcement trailer in action!
Sega has just released the official announcement trailer for their upcoming Wii title Super Monkey Ball Step & Roll. The game is currently on tap for an early 2010 release and will center around the Wii Balance Board peripheral. Are you ready to roll? Super Monkey Ball: Step & Roll makes use of the Wii Balance Board in an all-new party game for..
The amazing indie release is headed to WiiWare.
Now here's some fantastic news for those of you who can appreciate an old-school platformer. The Japanese indie platformer La-Mulana is headed to the WiiWare service! This news has officially been confirmed by Nintendo Power magazine, but any further details are a bit sketchy at the moment. You can check out the indie classic in all its glory below..
We put the upcoming WiiWare puzzler through its paces!
The guys over at Yullaby were kind enough to send over a preview build of their upcoming WiiWare puzzler Magnetis for us to try out. I got to spend a few hours with the game today and I have to say, it's really surprised me. Now I expected it to be a good puzzler, but the game has a very unique feel to it and some very challenging game play to..
Check out Liight in action!
Studio Walljump have just updated us on the progress of their long-awaited WiiWare release Liight. They were also kind enough to send us three brand new gameplay videos of the game in action that you can check out below as well. It's worth mentioning that Liight was recently announced as a PAX 10 selection and will be in playable form at the upcoming Penny Arcade Expo..
Better get those Nintendo Points ready. Lots of them!
According to the official Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a Darklord web site, the game is set to hit the North American WiiWare service on Monday, July 20th for 1000 Nintendo Points. Below is a list of all the available downloadable content and you can also check out the official trailer for the game on the official web site..
Check out the game in action!
Press Play has just released a brand new trailer for their upcoming WiiWare release Max & the Magic Marker. Below is a bit of information about the game and you can also check out the first world of the game in action in the trailer below. Max & the Magic Marker is a physics based 2D platform game, in which the player controls the boy Max and his Magic Marker..
Eidos releases two new videos of Futo in action!
Eidos was kind enough to send over two brand new videos of their upcoming Wii action title Mini Ninjas for everyone to enjoy. Below is the snippet of information that came with the videos that sets up the action taking place in each of them. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Eidos have released new videos for the September 8th release..
Check out the upcoming WiiWare title in action!
The good folks over at EnjoyUp just sent us a fresh batch of Chronos Twins DX screenshots for you to enjoy. The more we see screenshots of the game in action, the more we want to try it out for ourselves. Maybe the wait won't be too much longer. Until then you can check out the ten brand new screenshots below for a taste of what's to come with this..
It's time to gear up for The Three Musketeers: One For All!
Legendo Entertainment has just announced that their upcoming WiiWare release The Three Musketeers: One For All! will be coming to the European and Australian WiiWare service on Friday, July 31st. The game will cost 900 Wii Points and and you can check out the official press release below...
Ignition Entertainment shows off the game's airship battles.
Ignition Entertainment has just sent us the official Airship Trailer for their upcoming air-based RPG Nostalgia coming to Nintendo DS this fall. The trailer shows how you can customize your airship to suit your needs, as well as some of the game's trademark airship battles in action. Below...
Check out the Focus Bonus Round of Pop+ Solo.
Nic Watt, Creative Director of Nnooo, has just sent over the latest video for their upcoming DSiWare title Pop+ Solo. The video shows off the Focus Bonus Round and the gameplay that goes along with it. Pop only the color you are instructed to. If you miss or pop a different color you'll fail! As you can see in the video, this mode requires you to pay..
Denser city to mix up the formula a bit.
The open-world aspect of the original No More Heroes received its fair share of slamming from players, as it was a whole lot of show and a whole lot of empty. Suda51, the series' punk-rock luchador mastermind, has heard the cries and stated sequel Desperate Struggle will be better about that stuff. He didn't...
Check out the upcoming Wii survival horror title in action!
For those of you who don't already know, Hudson is currently working on a new survival horror game called Calling. The first screenshots of the game in action have just been released and as you can see, it's looking pretty creepy. The game is currently on schedule for a Spring 2010 release,...
Check out brand new screens of the game in action!
Scribblenauts gives the player unprecedented control of how the game unfolds and promises to be one of the most unique DS titles of 2009. We just got our hands on a host of new screenshots of the game in action for you to check out. You can also check out the press release snippet below for a bit more information on the game. The premise is..
Check out JV Games' upcoming WiiWare title in action!
JV Games has just recently announced their newest WiiWare title Incoming and we've gotten our hands on the official gameplay trailer showing the game in action. The kind folks at JV Games were also nice enough to send over some artwork and screenshots of the game as well for everyone to check out. Incoming is a fast-paced strategic combat game..