Reinventing the Platformer
Written by FooFan @ Wed, 27/10/10 – 21:14 | One Comment

The platformer is one of the true foundations of gaming. It encompasses everything we enjoy about playing video games with it’s simple to grasp core gameplay, but almost limitless challenge which is left at the …

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Monthly Round-up - October 2009
Written by M_the_C @ Sun, 1/11/09 – 16:14 | 4 Comments
Monthly Round-up - October 2009

This is a rough chart of review scores for Wii games released in the UK within the month of October.
DJ Hero - 88

LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias (WiiWare) - 87

NHL 2K10 - 80

WWE SmackDown …

Golden Joystick Awards 2009 - the Results
Written by a WiiTalk member @ Fri, 30/10/09 – 14:56 | 6 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 …

What’s been your Game of the Decade?
Written by FooFan @ Wed, 21/10/09 – 17:54 | 7 Comments
What’s been your Game of the Decade?

As this decade draws to an end(yes, it’s that time of year already!) it seems like the perfect time to reflect on the past decade of gaming. A decade which has seen gaming evolve and …

Monthly Round-up - September 2009
Written by M_the_C @ Thu, 1/10/09 – 16:49 | 4 Comments
Monthly Round-up - September 2009

This is a rough chart of review scores for Wii games released in the UK within the month of September.
Metroid Prime Trilogy - 91
The Beatles:  Rock Band - 91
Guitar Hero 5 - 90
You, Me and …

Dead Space Extraction Review
Written by FooFan @ Sun, 27/09/09 – 16:06 | 8 Comments
Dead Space Extraction Review

Price: £29.99

Wi-Fi: No

Players: 1-2

Age: 18

Developer: EA
Release Date: 29/09/09

Last month we brought you a hands-on preview of Dead Space Extraction and now it’s time to see how the full game stands up as one of the …

U.S. Wii Sales Fall for 6th Consecutive Month; Price Cut on the Horizon?
Written by Sherlock @ Wed, 16/09/09 – 15:01 | 5 Comments
U.S. Wii Sales Fall for 6th Consecutive Month; Price Cut on the Horizon?

The Nintendo Wii stands to sell less consoles this month than last for the 6th consecutive month. Wii sales are down 227,000 in the U.S. and are down 39% for the year. Price …

Introducing the Today and Tomorrow Channel!
Written by FooFan @ Wed, 9/09/09 – 15:04 | 13 Comments
Introducing the Today and Tomorrow Channel!

If your Wii is glowing blue today then it’ll be because of the latest channel to be available for your Wii menu!
Check your daily fortune and get hints on relationships, activities and even the types …

Internet Channel now free!
Written by FooFan @ Tue, 1/09/09 – 14:50 | 16 Comments
Internet Channel now free!

Good news comes with the latest update from Nintendo!
You should have a message arriving to your Wii shortly, if you haven’t had one already, letting you know that there is an update for the Internet …

Monthly Round-up - August 2009
Written by M_the_C @ Tue, 1/09/09 – 12:36 | 2 Comments
Monthly Round-up - August 2009

This is a rough chart of review scores for Wii games released in the UK within the month of August.
Bit.Trip Core (WiiWare) - 80

Madden NFL 10 - 78

Mr. Driller W (WiiWare) - 74*

Arkanoid Plus! (WiiWare) …

Order Up! Review
Written by FooFan @ Sun, 30/08/09 – 17:04 | One 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?
Written by a WiiTalk member @ Thu, 27/08/09 – 11:54 | 9 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
Written by a WiiTalk member @ Tue, 25/08/09 – 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
Written by M_the_C @ Mon, 24/08/09 – 9:00 | 9 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
Written by FooFan @ Sun, 23/08/09 – 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
Written by FooFan @ Fri, 21/08/09 – 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 …