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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WiiTalk at EA, Part 1 - Dead Space Extraction
Written by FooFan @ Wed, 19/08/09 – 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
Written by Sherlock @ Fri, 14/08/09 – 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
Written by a WiiTalk member @ Fri, 7/08/09 – 11:35 | 2 Comments
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
Written by FooFan @ Mon, 3/08/09 – 14:32 | 5 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
Written by M_the_C @ Sat, 1/08/09 – 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 …

Top 5 – Nintendo Consoles
Written by MilkyMalky @ Wed, 15/07/09 – 7:50 | 9 Comments
Top 5 – Nintendo Consoles

Well as many of you know, Nintendo has had 5 different console outings in its quarter of a century in the gaming world (well 5 main ones anyway). So what I thought I would do …

Should Wii Complain?
Written by a WiiTalk member @ Fri, 10/07/09 – 11:52 | 2 Comments
Should Wii Complain?

Written by Lepruk86

I still notice a lot of disgruntled *core* gamers moaning and whining about the Wii’s line-up. I find it hard to believe this far into the development of the console that people aren’t …

Gamers vs. Gaming: The Real Console War
Written by MilkyMalky @ Tue, 7/07/09 – 20:59 | No Comment
Gamers vs. Gaming: The Real Console War

I’ve read and wrote a lot since the inception of this current generation of consoles, and have heard many new terms enter the ‘gaming dictionary’ that were never needed before. Terms such as “demographic” and …

Monthly Round-up - June 2009
Written by M_the_C @ Wed, 1/07/09 – 14:55 | 9 Comments
Monthly Round-up - June 2009

This is a rough chart of review scores for Wii games released in the UK within the month of June.
Icarian: Kindred Spirits - 80
Grand Slam Tennis - 77
Guitar Hero: Smash Hits - 76
Another …

Icarian: Kindred Spirits Review
Written by a WiiTalk member @ Sun, 28/06/09 – 10:56 | One Comment
Icarian: Kindred Spirits Review

Written by MilkyMalky
Name: Icarian: Kindred Spirits
Format: WiiWare
Price: 1,000 Wii Points (£7.00 from Wii Shop Channel)
Publisher: Over The Top Games
Genre: Platformer
PEGI Rating: 7+
Players: 1-2
I’ll be honest with you, this game sort of crept up on me …

Wii Sports Resort (Wii) - due out 24th July
Written by M_the_C @ Thu, 25/06/09 – 8:00 | 3 Comments
Wii Sports Resort (Wii) - due out 24th July

Motion Plus has already been released, I haven’t had a chance to play with it myself, however the real launch for me will be with Wii Sports Resort.

I expect Wii Sports Resort to be a …

Is more of the same ever good enough?
Written by FooFan @ Tue, 23/06/09 – 13:07 | 3 Comments
Is more of the same ever good enough?

Written by MilkyMalky
If we had to pick one word that would describe Nintendo’s current console, most would choose the same word: Innovation. So it seems strange to me that the most of the excitement and …

My Wii Collection - Mini-reviewed
Written by M_the_C @ Sun, 21/06/09 – 8:00 | No Comment

About time I got around to mini-reviewing my Wii collection as well. As before, no scores but they are in order from least to most favourite.

I got this game free with a magazine subscription, …

Guitar Hero: Metallica, Review
Written by a WiiTalk member @ Mon, 8/06/09 – 16:36 | One Comment
Guitar Hero: Metallica, Review

Format: Wii
Price: Game alone - £35, with guitar - £75.
Wi-Fi: Yes
Players: 1-4
Age: 12+
Developer: Activision

The legendary metal band Metallica, and the great concept of a Guitar Hero game makes it a must buy, yes? …

Monthly Round-up - May 2009
Written by M_the_C @ Mon, 1/06/09 – 9:00 | 3 Comments
Monthly Round-up - May 2009

This is a rough chart of review scores for Wii games released in the UK within the month of May.
Punch-Out! - 88

Boom Blox Bash Party - 87

Swords & Soldiers (WiiWare - 83

EA Sports Active:  Personal …