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Getting Started With Your Wii
Sunday, 28 Dec, 2008 – 8:34 | 7 Comments
Getting Started With Your Wii

It seems that we have a plethora of new members hopping on the Wii train this holiday season.  Some fell off the horse and have looked to get back on, others just received the magical …

VC Releases 26/12/08
Friday, 26 Dec, 2008 – 13:42 | No Comment
VC Releases 26/12/08

2 classic games out today for you to purchase on the Shopping Channel.
 
 
 
Secret of Mana - 800 points

Good and evil battle for a young warrior’s heart. There is one force in the universe that keeps good …

Merry Christmas!
Thursday, 25 Dec, 2008 – 5:15 | One Comment
Merry Christmas!

WiiTalk would like to wish it’s staff, members and all their families a very Merry Christmas!
 
We hope you have a great day.

The Cack Gaming Awards 2008
Tuesday, 23 Dec, 2008 – 8:24 | 7 Comments
The Cack Gaming Awards 2008

In a land full of such great gaming titles, there’s only room for so many good ones.  That’s where I come in.
What, you thought I was going laud the greatest games of 2008?  Good lord, …

Twin Strike: Operation Thunder (Wii) - due out February 6th!
Saturday, 20 Dec, 2008 – 6:23 | 3 Comments
Twin Strike: Operation Thunder (Wii) - due out February 6th!

On January 30th, Zoo Games are bringing us a new arcade aerial combat title. Called Twin Strike because on each mission, you control both a fighter and a transport helicopter, switching between the two to …

WiiWare Releases 19/12/08
Friday, 19 Dec, 2008 – 11:02 | 5 Comments
WiiWare Releases 19/12/08

Another set of 4 cracking games out, just before Christmas
 
 
 
Art Style: Orbient - 600 points
Explore the universe like never before in Art Style: Orbient. Take control of gravity and anti-gravity and carefully maneuver your small …

North American Club Nintendo launches (in beta?)
Wednesday, 17 Dec, 2008 – 4:18 | 7 Comments
North American Club Nintendo launches (in beta?)

After years of Japanese exclusivity, the North American version of Club Nintendo has finally launched. Club Nintendo is a membership service designed to reward faithful Nintendo customers with exclusive gear; pre-existing Nintendo.com members can transfer …

Vote in the WiiTalk Gaming Awards 2008!
Tuesday, 16 Dec, 2008 – 13:49 | 2 Comments
Vote in the WiiTalk Gaming Awards 2008!

It’s been a big year for Wii games with such heavyweight titles as Mario Kart and Super Smash Bros. Brawl making their Wii debuts!
But which games have you enjoyed playing the most?
The voting for the WiiTalk …

Why do we complain?
Monday, 15 Dec, 2008 – 9:15 | 5 Comments
Why do we complain?

A search for “Wii” and “Lacking” brings 5 pages worth of threads, most of which legitimate at first glance.  I’m as guilty as anyone with my complaints.  “The system doesn’t have enough ’hardcore’ games.  There aren’t …

Drought ahead??
Friday, 12 Dec, 2008 – 20:12 | 12 Comments
Drought ahead??

 
So this year (2008) was an amazing year for Nintendo, it brought “hardcore” and casual games with it e.g. Super Smash Bros. and WiiFit
but has Nintendo anything up their sleave for 2009 or is there …

Social Networking and the Wii
Friday, 12 Dec, 2008 – 14:06 | 2 Comments
Social Networking and the Wii

I have always had a belief: the simpler the product, the more it will catch on among the Wii’s target demographic.  However, there is one area the Wii needs substantial improvement over its competitors: simple …

VC Releases 12/12/08
Friday, 12 Dec, 2008 – 10:21 | No Comment
VC Releases 12/12/08

Another set of 3 classics for us this week
 
 
 
 
Last Ninja 3 - 500 points
The third in the Last Ninja series sees you as Armakuni, the Last Ninja. He is drawn again into a battle with …

New Final Fantasy offers Wii/DS Link Up!
Friday, 12 Dec, 2008 – 6:57 | No Comment
New Final Fantasy offers Wii/DS Link Up!

We always knew that the Wii and DS could interact - we have been given limited interaction with a few games. But so far, Nintendo’s promise of full gaming interaction between the two consoles has …

Wii are the Champions of the World!
Wednesday, 10 Dec, 2008 – 3:59 | 2 Comments
Wii are the Champions of the World!

Since its release, the Wii has now sold almost 35 million units globally. In contrast, the XBox 360 has only sold almost 23 million units and the somewhat pricier PS3 a mere 17 million.
But did …

Cool or Crazy? Remi Gaillard does Mario Kart for real!
Wednesday, 10 Dec, 2008 – 2:11 | One Comment
Cool or Crazy? Remi Gaillard does Mario Kart for real!

Remi Gaillard is a legend in France, though outside of that country, you may not have heard of him.
This man has made a name for himself impersonating celebrities in crazy stunts across France. Despite blatantly …