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Order Up! Review
Sunday, 30 Aug, 2009 – 17:04 | No Comment
Order Up! Review

Format: Wii

Price: £9.99

Wi-Fi: No

Players: 1
Age: 3+
Developer: Zoo
I Honestly can’t remember how I first heard about this game, but I do remember being intrigued from the moment I saw it. On the face of it, it …

Pay-to-Play, Yay or Nay?
Thursday, 27 Aug, 2009 – 11:54 | 4 Comments
Pay-to-Play, Yay or Nay?

Written by Lepruk86
Following the news that, in Japan, players will have to pay to play online in Monster Hunter 3 for the Wii, it got me thinking and I feel more and more like we …

Guitar Hero: On Tour - Modern Hits Review
Tuesday, 25 Aug, 2009 – 10:31 | No Comment
Guitar Hero: On Tour - Modern Hits Review

Format: DS and DS Lite
Price: £29.99
Wi-Fi: Yes, but only DS to DS.
Multiplayer: 1-2
Age: 12+
Developer: Red Octance, Vicarious Visions, Activision
Publisher: Activision
 
Wow, what a mouthful of a title. Guitar Hero: On Tour – Modern Hits is the …

Demo Play on its Way
Monday, 24 Aug, 2009 – 9:00 | 6 Comments
Demo Play on its Way

Over the past few years in gaming there have been quite a few innovations that change the way we play.   There’s the Wii, obviously, with it’s motion controls, downloading games has seen a sharp …

WiiTalk at EA, Part 3 - Need for Speed: Nitro
Sunday, 23 Aug, 2009 – 11:00 | One Comment
WiiTalk at EA, Part 3 - Need for Speed: Nitro

If there’s one thing that the Wii is still lacking in terms of game genres, then it’s racers. Take away Mario kart and there isn’t a lot on offer for any avid racing fan, and …

WiiTalk at EA, Part 2 - Spore Hero
Friday, 21 Aug, 2009 – 11:00 | 2 Comments
WiiTalk at EA, Part 2 - Spore Hero

From the minute that the game was loaded up, to the end of the hand-on session, there was one thing that was universally noticeable among all of the people who were present at EA. Spore …

WiiTalk at EA, Part 1 - Dead Space Extraction
Wednesday, 19 Aug, 2009 – 11:37 | 3 Comments
WiiTalk at EA, Part 1 - Dead Space Extraction

Last week EA got in contact with us to ask if we’d attend their Nintendo media day and try out some unreleased games. Obviously I jumped at the chance and over the next few days …

Wii Sports Resort: A Noob’s Perspective
Friday, 14 Aug, 2009 – 12:42 | One Comment
Wii Sports Resort: A Noob’s Perspective

And skydiving into the Wii Sports Resort to begin your game experience is…. another person’s mii.  Hmmm.  So much for first impressions.
Or, maybe not… the other mii jumps out of a plane and falls rapidly toward …

Super Smash Bros. Review
Friday, 7 Aug, 2009 – 11:35 | One Comment
Super Smash Bros. Review

Format: Wii Virtual Console
Price: 1000 points (£10)
Wi-Fi: No
Players: 1-4
Age: 7+
Developer: Nintendo
Publisher: Nintendo
The epic game that was Super Smash Bros., returns to the Nintendo console on Virtual Console. The game consists of the best main characters …

Guitar Hero: Greatest Hits Review
Monday, 3 Aug, 2009 – 14:32 | 2 Comments
Guitar Hero: Greatest Hits Review

Format: Wii
Price: £29.99
Wi-Fi: Yes
Players: 1-4
Age: 12+
Developer: Activision
The Guitar Hero series is now firmly one of the biggest selling game franchises on the market and you would be hard pushed to find someone who hasn’t heard …

Monthly Round-up - July 2009
Saturday, 1 Aug, 2009 – 18:17 | 4 Comments
Monthly Round-up - July 2009

This is a rough chart of review scores for Wii games released in the UK within the month of July.
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 - 88
Wii Sports Resort - 81
Bonsai Barber (WiiWare) - 79
Tales of …