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WiiWare Releases 30/1/09
Friday, 30 Jan, 2009 – 17:50 | No Comment
WiiWare Releases 30/1/09

Two ’family friendly’ games for us this week
 
 
 
Family Glide Hockey - 500 points
Family Glide Hockey sports appealing cel-shaded graphics and endearing music, on top of the friendly competitive match-ups. Choose between single player mode, versus mode …

Boom Blox Bash Party with DLC - Coming Soon!
Thursday, 29 Jan, 2009 – 9:05 | 3 Comments
Boom Blox Bash Party with DLC - Coming Soon!

Following the success of Steven Spielberg’s first outing in the gaming world, a sequel is planned for release this year.  Boom Blox Bash Party is much more multiplayer based, although only local - no online …

WiiTalk in the News!
Monday, 26 Jan, 2009 – 11:52 | 7 Comments
WiiTalk in the News!

Recently, we were approached by The Herald(Scotland’s most-read broadsheet) to see if we’d be interested in doing an interview for an article they were writing about the Wii
Sue(biddenden_sue) very kindly agreed to talk …

VC Releases 23/1/09
Saturday, 24 Jan, 2009 – 10:33 | 2 Comments
VC Releases 23/1/09

What a brilliant week of releases
 
 
 
Mario Golf - 1000 points
Tee off with Mario and friends as they put a new spin on golf! Choose from 14 different characters, each with their own power and …

Move Over Mario, Make Room for Wii Sports
Wednesday, 21 Jan, 2009 – 13:57 | 6 Comments
Move Over Mario, Make Room for Wii Sports

According to VG Chartz.com, Wii Sports has now surpassed Super Mario Bros. for the NES as the number 1 selling video game of all time, with a whopping 40.24 million units flying off the shelves …

How to get the Most from the Internet Channel
Saturday, 17 Jan, 2009 – 17:05 | 5 Comments
How to get the Most from the Internet Channel

You have a Wii, and you have connected it online to play against your friends. But why would you want the Internet Channel? It costs 500 points, or £3.50 in the UK, after all.
Well, …

WiiWare Releases 16/1/09
Friday, 16 Jan, 2009 – 21:51 | No Comment
WiiWare Releases 16/1/09

Thanks to geostar for posting this earlier today, here it is just to clarify
Lonpos - 800 points
In Lonpos you are presented with a board containing numerous holes. The objective is to place several …

Youtube launches TV website for Wii and PS3!
Friday, 16 Jan, 2009 – 7:48 | One Comment
Youtube launches TV website for Wii and PS3!

Youtube have announced the launch of their new TV oriented website, www.youtube.com/tv, accessible only through Wii and PS3 browsers.
The new look reflects the growing trend to use your games console to watch TV, following the …

SimAnimals (Wii & DS) - due out January 30th!
Thursday, 15 Jan, 2009 – 13:39 | One Comment
SimAnimals (Wii & DS) - due out January 30th!

I’m in two minds about this release from EA. My children love the whole Sims and MySims franchise, but Animals? We’re not sure…
The game appears to involve playing with wild animals, but I’m not sure …

MySims Party (Wii & DS) - due out March 6th!
Wednesday, 14 Jan, 2009 – 9:36 | No Comment
MySims Party (Wii & DS) - due out March 6th!

By now, you should know whether you like the MySims games or not as we have already had two to date.
Well, this year, EA are focussing on party games within this franchise, and on March …

VC Releases 9/1/09
Sunday, 11 Jan, 2009 – 13:47 | No Comment
VC Releases 9/1/09

Apologies for the lateness, but here’s the latest VC games, including another Donkey Kong game for you
 
 
 
Donkey Kong 3 - 500 points
Based on the third game in the enormously popular arcade series, Donkey Kong 3 …

Why the Wii is the One for Me!
Friday, 9 Jan, 2009 – 10:48 | 6 Comments
Why the Wii is the One for Me!

I keep reading other members’ posts about how frustrated they are at the Wii’s graphics, and how they are considering trading it in for a PS3 or Xbox 360, and I keep wondering what’s different …

Fun Park (Wii & DS) - due out February 6th!
Friday, 9 Jan, 2009 – 9:42 | No Comment
Fun Park (Wii & DS) - due out February 6th!

Already out in the States, and brought to you by America’s biggest Theme Park owners, Six Flags Inc., this latest minigame frenzy delivers everything Carnival: Funfair Games tried to, but does it better!
With 40 …

Ultimate Band (Wii) - due out April 10th!
Thursday, 8 Jan, 2009 – 12:24 | One Comment
Ultimate Band (Wii) - due out April 10th!

Recently there has been a real flurry of music games hitting the shelves, and obviously some are better than others. Some also carry frightening price tags that include all the instruments required to play them… …

2008 - The Year of Joint Ownership?
Sunday, 4 Jan, 2009 – 12:09 | 4 Comments
2008 - The Year of Joint Ownership?

So 2008 has come and gone in what seems like no time at all. It was billed as a great year for video games across all 3 platforms(But then again, which year isn’t?! :P) and …