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September 30, 2008

Bomberman Blast Released for WiiWare Wii

by Francesca DiMola - 2:55 pm PDT
Total comments: 5 Source: Press Release

Featuring up to eight player online matches and Mii support. The first online tournament, to be held October 6, is already accepting registration.

Yesterday's new WiiWare Bomberman Blast title combines classic traits from the series alongside new features made possible through the Wii's motion control. Three brand new items, the bomb change, rocket, and shield, were developed specifically to complement the Wii's abilities. Through a shake of... Read more...

AC/DC Live Track Pack for Rock Band Coming to Wii Wii

by Nick DiMola - 2:00 pm PDT
Total comments: 14 Source: Press Release

Featuring eighteen songs from some of AC/DC's best performances, these master tracks will be available mid-November.

MTV Games announced today that AC/DC LIVE: Rock Band Track Pack is officially on its way to Wii. The game will feature eighteen master recordings of live AC/DC material and will total more than 99 minutes of music for each instrument.

The track pack will likely be packaged and sold at retail... Read more...

Nintendo Sets European Release Schedule for the Winter

by Karlie Yeung - 1:18 pm PDT
Total comments: 3 Source: Press Release

Just about every game on DS and Wii that you can expect before the end of the year, organised by date.

Nintendo recently issued its comprehensive European release schedule for the fourth quarter of this year, listing games from third parties along with those published by Nintendo themselves.

The list assigns Wii Music with a European launch date for the first time: November 14. Also included for... Read more...

Marble Saga: Kororinpa Coming Exclusively To Wii Wii

by Jared Rosenberg - 1:02 pm PDT
Total comments: 12 Source: Press Release

More marble guiding fun is on its way in this sequel, plus online trading of user-created levels, multiplayer, and Balance Board support.

Hudson Entertainment announced today that they will be releasing a new entry in their Kororinpa puzzle-adventure series, Marble Saga: Kororinpa. Marble Saga is set to have a number of improvements over its predecessor, Kororinpa: Marble Mania, including 150 brand new levels, level creation and online trading, Miis, and support for the Wii Balance Board.

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BPM Racing Announced for WiiWare Wii

by Jared Rosenberg - 10:45 am PDT
Total comments: 3 Source: Press Release

A racer that aims to blend music with driving in a unique way.

Today, YUKE'S Company of America revealed that it will publish an innovative new driving game, BPM Racing for WiiWare. The game aims to combine high speed racing with adrenaline pumping electronic music to create an enjoyable, visceral experience.

Keeping the rhythm during the race will allow drivers to go faster, have more control, and earn multipliers. Players can also gain the ability to mix up the games soundtrack.

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Harvest Moon Makes Wii Debut Wii

by Neal Ronaghan - 9:29 am PDT
Total comments: 2 Source: Press Release

Harvest Moon: Tree of Tranquility is now available for Wii and continues the ten-year anniversary celebration of the popular farm-simulation series.

Yesterday, Natsume announced that the first Wii iteration of their popular Harvest Moon series, subtitled Tree of Tranquility, is now available in stores. The game, celebrating the series' ten-year anniversary, takes off after the Mother Tree disappears and the main character's island town loses its touch with nature. It's up to our hero (or heroine) to save the day and return the island to its former glory.

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NEC SuperGrafx on Its Way to Virtual Console Wii

by Jared Rosenberg - 12:34 am PDT
Total comments: 20 Source: Nintendo

Ghouls 'N Ghosts is coming to VC, again.

Nintendo, through an update of their Japanese Virtual Console release list, has unveiled that gamers will soon be able to play SuperGrafx games on the Nintendo Wii. The SuperGrafx, which was released exclusively in Japan back in 1989, is a minimally enhanced version of NEC’s PC Engine (TurboGrafx 16 for the rest of the world).

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September 29, 2008

Geon Headed to Wii Wii

by James Jones - 9:16 pm PDT
Total comments: 4 Source: Press Release

The Live Arcade title is being remade for a February 2009 release.

Pinnacle Software and Strawdog Studios announced last week that they are developing Geon for Wii, an action title that first saw life on Xbox Live Arcade. In Geon players must outscore opponents by racing across geometric landscapes collecting pellets to place in your opponents' goals.

The Wii... Read more...

Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2009 Releases for Wii Wii

by Francesca DiMola - 2:58 pm PDT
Discuss in talkback! Source: Press Release

Do you have what it takes to survive the wilderness?

Nature shows its deadly side in Activision's newest addition to its Cabela series released earlier this week, Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2009. The player takes on the role of Flint Abrahams, an experienced hunter with a desire for rare trophies.

The game forces players through nine of the most... Read more...

My SAT Coach Available Now DS

by Francesca DiMola - 2:56 pm PDT
Discuss in talkback! Source: Press Release

Test your SAT skills with 2,000 questions on your DS.

Earlier this week Ubisoft announced the release of the newest addition to its My Coach series, My SAT Coach. Working side-by-side with the Princeton Review, Ubisoft developed the DS title as a portable training tool focused on building basic mathematics, vocabulary, and grammar skills.

Students... Read more...

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