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BBC to Launch iPlayer Channel on Wii
Friday, 13 Nov, 2009 – 12:49 | No Comment
BBC to Launch iPlayer Channel on Wii

It has been announced today (Friday 13th November) that the BBC intend to launch a dedicated iPlayer Channel for the Wii on November 18th 2009.
No doubt we shall all receive a message from Nintendo inviting …

Golden Joystick Awards 2009 - the Results
Friday, 30 Oct, 2009 – 14:56 | 3 Comments
Golden Joystick Awards 2009 - the Results

Officially the world’s largest annual gaming awards ceremony, with 1.2 million voters this year, the Golden Joysticks have been announced today, October 30th.
With categories covering all aspects of gaming, expect some surpises as well as …

Flash-Based WiiWare Games on the Horizon?
Tuesday, 17 Mar, 2009 – 9:24 | 3 Comments
Flash-Based WiiWare Games on the Horizon?

That’s the buzz on the wire this morning following a possible leak by an over-enthusiastic developer.
Tyrone Rodriguez, who blogs for Nicalis, an independant WiiWare developer, has claimed that at a secret developer summit with Nintendo …

Monster Hunter Wii to have Online Fees
Thursday, 12 Mar, 2009 – 9:31 | 4 Comments
Monster Hunter Wii to have Online Fees

The upcoming Japanese port of Monster Hunter G on the Wii will have an initial 2 week trial period followed by fees to play online! It has not yet been announced if this will apply …

Wii Price Due to Increase in UK
Wednesday, 11 Mar, 2009 – 20:02 | 2 Comments
Wii Price Due to Increase in UK

Nintendo have announced that due to the low value of the UK Pound, they have no option left but to increase the price of the Wii in the UK by an additional £18-£20, They claim …

Wii MotionPlus Delayed?
Wednesday, 11 Mar, 2009 – 9:25 | 2 Comments
Wii MotionPlus Delayed?

Rumours are rife across the gaming industry that Wii MotionPlus has been delayed due to R&D difficulties involving calibration amongst other things.
People started asking questions when Nintendo released their Q2 release schedule a couple of …

Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars (Wii & DS) - due out March 20th!
Tuesday, 10 Mar, 2009 – 14:15 | 5 Comments
Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars (Wii & DS) - due out March 20th!

Ubisoft have long been delivering Broken Sword games to the PC and other consoles.  However, they have now embraced the unique motion control system used by the Wii and DS to give us a new …

Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure (DS) - due out March 20th!
Monday, 9 Mar, 2009 – 10:53 | One Comment
Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure (DS) - due out March 20th!

Did you like the idea of Professor Layton, but find the puzzles too difficult? Or do you lust for an action platformer that blends perfectly with a Bejewelled style puzzle game?
Well, look no further, because …

Pinball Hall of Fame - Williams Collection (Wii) - due out March 2009! HONESTLY!!!
Wednesday, 18 Feb, 2009 – 14:04 | 7 Comments
Pinball Hall of Fame - Williams Collection (Wii) - due out March 2009! HONESTLY!!!

Crikey, this game has had more scheduled release dates than any other I can think of, but hopefully, this time it’s for real. March, they’re saying. March, I’m buying. Or there’ll be trouble!
Pinball Hall of …

TMNT: Smash Up (Wii) - due out September 2009!
Monday, 16 Feb, 2009 – 9:28 | No Comment
TMNT: Smash Up (Wii) - due out September 2009!

Why am I giving you a sneak preview of a game not due for release until at least the end of Q3 this year?  Because something about it excites me, that’s why…
Ubisoft have just released …

Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop (Wii) - due out February 27th!
Saturday, 14 Feb, 2009 – 8:08 | 2 Comments
Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop (Wii) - due out February 27th!

One could argue that with the release of Sega’s House of the Dead: Overkill yesterday, we don’t need any more zombie shooters for a while. But what the heck! Capcom are bringing us a port …

Walk With Me! (DS) - due out February 20th!
Saturday, 7 Feb, 2009 – 9:54 | No Comment
Walk With Me! (DS) - due out February 20th!

Last year, Nintendo brought us Wii Fit, and everyone agreed that getting fit really could be fun! It has continued to be an overwhelming success, still hitting media headlines regularly.  So to compliment that, they …

Lost in Blue: Shipwrecked (Wii) - due out February 13th!
Friday, 6 Feb, 2009 – 12:43 | No Comment
Lost in Blue: Shipwrecked (Wii) - due out February 13th!

Konami have been releasing Lost In Blue games for the DS since 2005, and they have proven to be quite successful with gamers seeking a decent adventure to work their way through. Now at last, …

Rune Factory: A Fantasy Harvest Moon (DS) - due out February 13th!
Thursday, 5 Feb, 2009 – 9:53 | No Comment
Rune Factory: A Fantasy Harvest Moon (DS) - due out February 13th!

Harvest Moon…Mmm, you either love it or hate it. It’s a cute simulation game where you own a farm, tend crops, look after livestock, get married - very addictive, and very popular. So what’s different? …

Cooking Mama 2: World Kitchen (Wii) - due out February 6th!
Wednesday, 4 Feb, 2009 – 14:47 | No Comment
Cooking Mama 2: World Kitchen (Wii) - due out February 6th!

Now, I’m willing to bet that loads of you bought the original Cooking Mama with your Wii way back when you first bought it. I know I did!
Well, although I don’t have it any more, …