WiiWare News


Retro City Rampage reveals 'Splosion Man crossover

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 21, 2011 4:00pm PST

Twisted Pixel's 'Splosion Man has been revealed as the first of open-world pop culture 'em up Retro City Rampage's "official indie (or previously indie crossovers)." 'Splosion Man and his lady counterpart explode into action in a new trailer.


"that doesn't sound very retro or is it just the city and graphics that are retro?"

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New video game releases of 11/14-11/20

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 13, 2011 7:00am PST

The flood of new releases in time for the holiday season continues unabated next week. We'll be getting Saints Row: The Third, Need for Speed: The Run, Telltale's Jurassic Park: The Game, Rayman Origins, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, and oh so many


"In truth, Minecraft entirely slipped my mind. It's been so long that, well, you don't think of ..."

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New video game releases of 10/17-10/23

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 16, 2011 5:00pm PDT

Next week will bring Batman: Arkham City, Rocksmith, Dungeon Defenders, Payday: The Heist, and heaps more.


"Fuck yeah! The Sims 3 Pets!! Uhh, i mean, Batman Arkham Asylum! Oh wait, no PC version yet... damn."

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New video game releases of 10/10-10/16

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 09, 2011 7:00am PDT

A bumper week is coming, with Forza 4, Dead Rising 2: Off the Record, Might & Magic Heroes VI, Aliens: Infestation, Ace Combat: Assault Horizon, MDK 2 HD, and heaps more shiny things all due to arrive.


"Yeah, they decided to rebrand all the Might and Magic stuff as "Might and Magic" plus whatever. ..."

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New video game releases of 10/3-10/9

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 02, 2011 6:00am PDT

The arrival of Rage and Dark Souls make next week a glorious time for violence, though there'll be Just Dance 3 to provide relaxation when you're sick of bloodshed.


"-id Game -gorgeous new Carmack graphics engine with essentially no repeating textures (unless ..."

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WiiWare's Horizon Riders uses Wii Balance Board

By Xav de Matos, Sep 29, 2011 2:45pm PDT

Developer Sabarasa is prepping their first WiiWare title, an upcoming hoverboard-riding shooter called Horizon Riders. Apart from looking pretty cool, the game features a few choice bonuses: it's playable using both the Wii Balance Board and Wii Zapper.


New video game releases of 9/26-10/2

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 25, 2011 9:00am PDT

Next week brings The Ico and Shadow of the Colossus Collection, FIFA Soccer 12, PES 2012, X-Men: Destiny, The Binding of Isaac, A Game of Thrones: Genesis, Resident Evil: Code Veronica X HD, and heaps more.


"You had Tropico 4 for Xbox 360 on last week's list too but it's been pushed back a few more ..."

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New video game releases of 9/19-9/25

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 18, 2011 9:00am PDT

Next week's new releases include Gears of War 3, Resident Evil 4 HD, F1 2011, Persona 2: Innocent Sin, Kirby Mass Attack, RailWorks 3, Worms Ultimate Mayhem, and heaps more.


"I could see myself buying Resident Evil 4 again, even though I've beaten it three times on ..."

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RedLynx's MotoHeroz rolls onto WiiWare next week

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 07, 2011 11:15am PDT

RedLynx's latest wacky vehicular escapade MotoHeroz will launch for WiiWare on September 15 at $15, the Trials HD developer has announced.


Nintendo downloads: Fortified Zone, Qix

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 07, 2011 6:15am PDT

This week's round of downloadable releases for Nintendo platforms brings two vintage Game Boy games to 3DS, but nothing wholly exciting.


"Yeah they did progression nicely. You always started fairly weak, but by the end of the game you ..."

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MDK2 hitting WiiWare in May

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 19, 2011 8:00am PDT

The WiiWare edition of BioWare's comic shooter finally has a firm release date, launching in May for $10.


"Thanks for the interest in the title fellows. It is indeed a fun (and funny) title. We did ..."

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Mega Man X, Bit.Trip Core demo hit Nintendo downloads

By Steve Watts, Apr 18, 2011 8:45am PDT

Nintendo downloads this week include Mega Man X, a Bit.Trip Core demo, My Little Baby, GO Series Captain Sub, DodoGo! Robo, and Music on: Learning Piano Volume 2.


"I agree. They've shown that the problem isn't with ability, but willingness to make good games ..."

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Nintendo downloads: Prison, ink and varmints

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 11, 2011 6:00am PDT

This week's round of downloadable Wii and DSi releases includes an ink 'em up, a jailbreak adventure game, and a classic light gun demo



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Nintendo downloads: Super Bonk

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 04, 2011 6:00am PDT

Monday morning brings a new round of downloadable releases for Nintendo's Wii and DSi, including SNES platformer Super Bonk and a DSi RPG.


"Once the Network Update scheduled for May hits, it should grant access to the DSiWare shop."

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Nintendo Downloads: Faxanadu

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 21, 2011 8:00am PST

It's been almost three months since the last fireplace simulator was released for WiiWare, so fire fans who've already completed that will be...


"It's publishers being too proud, thinking that their titles are worth more than $5 or $10 on a ..."

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