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EA Australia responds to missing online in Medal of Honor Heroes 2

Posted  February 10, 2008  by  Daniel Vuckovic

digg_url = ‘http://digg.com/nintendo/EA_Australia_responds_to_missing_online_in_MOH_Heroes_2′;Last week Medal of Honor Heroes 2 was released for the Wii down under. People who had bought the Australian version of the game found that it was indeed miss…

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Tatsunoko vs Capcom: Cross Generation Of Heroes (Wii) Review

Posted  February 9, 2008  by  James Mitchell

It’s a shame that licensing is such a barrier to some games being released outside of Japan. It’s also a shame when that particular game is something that appeals not only to the hardcore demographic of that genre, but also offers the abil…

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New LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures screens

Posted  February 7, 2008  by  Daniel Vuckovic

Activision has been kind enough to send some new information about LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures our way as well as a new batch of screens. Pulling from all three movies the game, like its Star Wars cousins, will take a tongue in cheek v…

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New Wii screenshots & details of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed

Posted  February 7, 2008  by  Daniel Vuckovic

Activison have sent through some Wii screenshots of the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, the next major chapter in the Star Wars saga. Written under the direction of George Lucas for the authentic smell and set during the events of Episode III…

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Activision talks up future titles, Tony Hawk to change direction

Posted  February 7, 2008  by  Daniel Vuckovic

In one of those ever revealing conference calls Activision has discussed some of its games coming next financial year which is April 2008 to March 2009. Guitar Hero will continue as a yearly series as will the Call of Duty series which may or may not…

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Lords of Thunder rain on the VC parade this Friday

Posted  February 7, 2008  by  Daniel Vuckovic

This week sees Nintendo release one solitary game in the form of a Turbografx shooter, Lords of Thunder. Not a bad game by any stretch of the imagination but definitely not one for everyone. We are now more then a few weeks into a drought that hopefu…

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Band Mashups brings Musical Warfare to the Wii

Posted  February 6, 2008  by  Daniel Vuckovic

THQ has today announced Band Mashups, the game which will bring the ultimate band battle to the Wii. The game is a rhythm music game with a twist. “”Band Mashups takes an innovative approach to the rhythm/action genre by blending music and combat in t…

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EA Sports says it needs to do better on DS and Wii

Posted  February 6, 2008  by  Daniel Vuckovic

President of EA Sports, Peter Moore has said in a new interview that EA need to do better with sports titles on the Wii and Nintendo DS. To achieve this goal, Moore says that EA Sports has laid out plans to release games for Wii and DS towards the con…

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Sight Training hold top spot on Aussie Charts (w/e Feb 3)

Posted  February 6, 2008  by  Daniel Vuckovic

Weekly Highlights: The top five belong to Nintendo this week as Sight Training holds onto its number 1 spot, a feat rarely reached by even the best of games. Mario and Sonic are in at #2 and #3 must be a glitch or something because Bratz 4 Real on the…

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Fire Emblem Radiant Dawn dated down under finally

Posted  February 6, 2008  by  Daniel Vuckovic

Nintendo Australia has recently updated its site to confirm that Fire Emblem Radiant Dawn for the Nintendo Wii will be heading our way on April 10. For fans of the game it’s been a long wait as the game was released a whole year, 1 month and 19 days a…

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EA and Spielbergs Boom Blox revealed

Posted  February 6, 2008  by  Daniel Vuckovic

EAs Casual Entertainment label has announced Boom Blox, the first game co-developed with EA and film director/ producer Steven Spielberg.  The game is a physics-based puzzle game that involves the collapsing of blocks over hundreds over levels.&n…

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Japanese arcades under attack from Wii

Posted  February 6, 2008  by  Daniel Vuckovic

Japan, the last haven for arcades, is under attack from the Wii. Well that is according to Namco Bandai, who plans to close between 50 and 60 arcades over the country. “”A lot of the types of games that people played at an arcade can now be done at ho…

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Australian version of Medal of Honor Heroes 2 Wii missing online

Posted  February 6, 2008  by  Daniel Vuckovic

digg_url = ‘http://digg.com/nintendo/Australian_version_of_Medal_of_Honor_Heroes_2_missing_online';According to various reports from our readers and website reports it seems that the Australian Wii version of Medal of Honor Heroes 2 is missing its muc…

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Peggle pops over to the Nintendo DS

Posted  February 6, 2008  by  Daniel Vuckovic

One of the cult favourite puzzle games from last year is heading to the Nintendo DS. Peggle is heading to the Nintendo DS and according to the co-founder of PopCap, the game could be the companys next Bejeweled. No other details on the game have been …

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Iwata quizzed on game development, WiiWare, shortages and more

Posted  February 5, 2008  by  Daniel Vuckovic

In a new interview, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata sat down for a lengthy discussion revealing his thoughts on game development, what’s happening with Wii shortages and even Wii Ware. Firstly, the nagging issue of Wii Shortages. I’m sad to say that l…

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Drawn to Life penciled in on Wii

Posted  February 5, 2008  by  Daniel Vuckovic

Drawn to Life, a DS title released last year was a stealth hit. There was no huge hype campaign for it, just good gameplay and a great idea, with that idea now heading to the Wii. During THQ’s Q3 2008 financial conference call, President of THQ Brian …

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Sega bringing English of the Dead to DS

Posted  February 5, 2008  by  Daniel Vuckovic

Sega is bringing back the dead, but this time its not a Hose but the English Language instead. This weeks Famitsu magazine has revealed Sega is working on a new game for the Nintendo DS based on the concept that the player must defeat hordes of zombie…

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Online info, courses revealed for Mario Kart Wii

Posted  February 5, 2008  by  Daniel Vuckovic

The latest issue of Japanese magazine Famitsu is out and this weeks issue contains some new information on the seldom seen Mario Kart Wii. While some information such as the Bike is not new the fact that you will be able to do stunts is. Other informa…

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Trauma Center: New Blood (Wii) Review

Posted  February 4, 2008  by  James Mitchell

The Trauma Center series really hasn’t had a great run here in Australia. The initial title for Wii, Second Opinion, was released a whole year after everybody else had it (including the UK), while the original DS version was released in limited …

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Wii hardware shortages hitting Australia hard too

Posted  February 4, 2008  by  Daniel Vuckovic

Those crazy Wii shortages weve been seeing since the launch of Wii in America have finally come home as delays hit even Australia. Speaking to GameSpot AU, Nintendo Australia public relations coordinator Heather Murphy has said that despite putting ou…

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Wii Fit Classified down under – Brawl still MIA

Posted  February 4, 2008  by  Daniel Vuckovic

Wii Fit now joins the list of games that have been classified for release down under (no really), putting it on track for a release some time in Q2. However the real news behind the G classification is that it comes before Super Smash Bros Brawls clas…

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Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros’ Treasure (Wii) Review

Posted  February 3, 2008  by  James Mitchell

Ever since the Nintendo Wii was first revealed and consequently released, we\’ve had a bombardment of terrible third rate, third party games that do little to advance the industry in terms of controls, just as Nintendo planned to. However, several key…

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Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros’ Treasure Review

Posted  February 3, 2008  by  Daniel Vuckovic

Ever since the Wii was released we’ve had a bombardment of terrible third rate, third party games that do little to advance the industry in terms of controls, just as Nintendo planned to. Up until now, we haven’t seen such a seamless and fluid incorpo…

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The Nintendo DS dominates Weekly Aussie Charts (w/e 27th Jan)

Posted  February 3, 2008  by  Daniel Vuckovic

Weekly Highlights: This weeks Aussie charts are finally here and it seems that the Nintendo DS continues to do no wrong, taking out 7 spots in the chart and Sight Training rising from last week to take the top spot. The training does not stop there as…

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Disaster: Day of Crisis (Wii) Review

Posted  February 2, 2008  by  James Mitchell

The development of Disaster: Day of Crisis has been a very strange one. The game was first announced in a whole batch of games when the Wii itself was first announced, with the original piece of footage debuting at E3 2006. Along with Project H.A.M.M….

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