September 30, 2007

Smash Bros. Dojo Updates Wii

by Mike Gamin - 7:13 pm PDT
Total comments: 11 Source:

Things came in pairs this week at the dojo.

The announcements over at the Dojo this week have been a bit strange. Two game modes were described in some detail, two final smashes were revealed, and an Animal Crossing themed assist trophy was revealed to round out the week.

New Game Mode: TrophiesWe already know that we'll be collecting... Read more...

Hayter Voicing Snake in SSBB Wii

by Steven Rodriguez - 11:57 am PDT
Total comments: 7 Source:

The same actor responsible for Snake's lines in the MGS games will be reprising his role in Nintendo's all-star brawler.

David Hayter, the voice of Solid Snake and Big Boss from the Metal Gear Solid series, will be lending his voice to Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

This revelation did not come to us via the Smash Bros. Dojo, but instead was confirmed through David Hayter's personal website. The actor and writer lists SSBB as one of the games he has worked on as the voice of Snake in the "Metal Gear/Solid Snake" section of his site.


September 28, 2007

Square Enix Looking to Expand Proportion of Overseas Sales

by Karlie Yeung - 3:17 pm PDT
Total comments: 8 Source: Press Release

Square Enix are looking to expand their global sales and increase overseas revenue from the current 50% of the total to 75% within the next three to five years.

A Financial Times article from last week announced Square Enix's intention to find US and European partner publishers in order to boost overseas sales. Within this, was a statement that their current overseas revenue was around 10 to 20 percent of the company total and they were looking to increase... Read more...

European Virtual Console Releases Wii

by Lasse Pallesen - 3:54 am PDT
Total comments: 13 Source: Press Release

The wait for Sin and Punishment is finally over.

Hanabi Festival Finishes Off With A Big Bang!

28th September, 2007- As the “Hanabi Festival" on the Virtual Console draws to a close, Nintendo is having a blast releasing a pair of action packed games which have previously never been released in Europe: Sin And Punishment and Gradius™ III.


September 27, 2007

Retro: Dread Reference in Prime 3 a 'Coincidence' Wii

by Mike Thomsen - 10:57 pm PDT
Total comments: 24 Source: MTV Multiplayer Blog

Move along, this isn’t a hint about the 2D Metroid you’ve been looking for.

Metroid fans everywhere have been abuzz for the last several weeks with the tantalizing tease of the fabled Metroid Dread game found tucked away in Metroid Prime 3: Corruption. Meticulous players quickly found an out-of-the way computer panel in the second half of Prime 3 that offered the following... Read more...

SEEDS Announces Merger, New Name

by Mike Thomsen - 10:51 pm PDT
Total comments: 4 Source:

The ambitious studio will now be known as Platinum Games.

Earlier this year, the dream team developers from Capcom’s shuttered Clover Studios joined forces to create SEEDS, an ambitiously independent development studio. Atsushi Inaba (Viewtiful Joe), Shinji Mikami (Resident Evil), and Hideki Kamiya (Devil May Cry) formed the 51-person company with a mandate... Read more...

September 26, 2007

Beth Llewelyn Leaving Nintendo

by Mike Thomsen - 9:56 pm PDT
Total comments: 7 Source: GameSpot

Nintendo’s Senior PR Director won’t be making the move to San Francisco this fall.

Beth Llewelyn, Nintendo’s Senior Director of Public Relations, confirmed today that she will be leaving the company at the end of this week. In an e-mail to Gamespot, Llewelyn wrote, “after nearly 12 years with Nintendo, I will be leaving the company at the end of this week." She further elaborated... Read more...

EA Reveals Need for Speed ProStreet Soundtrack Wii

by Jon Lindemann - 2:47 pm PDT
Total comments: 7 Source: Press Release

EA gives you musical racing fuel.

EA Goes Full-Throttle with Need for Speed ProStreet Soundtrack

New Installment of Top-Selling Race Game Fueled by Explosive International Styles Plus Original Score by Junkie XL

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced today the complete soundtrack... Read more...

Sega Reveals Details For Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games Wii

by Brad Mosbacher - 9:21 am PDT
Total comments: 3 Source: Press Release

Gamers will perform the actions in each Olympic event by making appropriate movements with the Wii Remote and Nunchuk.


SAN FRANCISCO (September. 26, 2007) – SEGA of America, Inc. and SEGA Europe Ltd, today revealed details of the exciting holiday blockbuster title Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games. Published by SEGA across Europe and... Read more...

September 25, 2007

Ghosts on Film

by Zachary Miller - 9:34 pm PDT
Total comments: 17 Source:

Tecmo brings their photophile horror series, Fatal Frame, to the Wii

Tecmo announced at this year's Tokyo Game Show that the fourth entry in their Fatal Frame series will appear on the Nintendo Wii. The game will be developed by Grasshopper Manufacture, who is currently busy with No More Heroes. The Wii's motion controls should work in the context of the Fatal Frame... Read more...

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