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April 7, 2009

Dead Space Extraction demo playable by E3?

EA Redwood Shores have let slip via their Dead Space Twitter page that at least three levels of the full game are playable in their entirety and that a super secret demo build is in the works. According to the Twitter site run by one Isaac Clarke, the...
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April 7, 2009

Wii now costs 45% less to manufacture since 2006

Making a Wii now costs Nintendo only half of what it used to. Koya Tabata, a grey-suit wearing analyst from international finance firm Credit Suisse, has had a look at Nintendos operation costs, and determined that technological advances and streamlin...
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April 6, 2009

Japan: sales slowing, Nintendo nonchalant

Nintendo Wii sales are experiencing a bit of a slump in the companys homeland, with sales failing to top 100,000 for the month of march, and falling behind in units shipped compared to the next closest competitor- Sony. Has this got Nintendo worried? ...
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April 6, 2009

Silent Hill Shattered Memories officially announced

A week after being leaked via Nintendo Power magazine, Konami have officially announced the remake of the original Silent Hill for release in Spring later this year. The game will follow the same plot as the original, but take a somewhat different pat...
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April 6, 2009

SEGA: Overkill has meet expectations, Madworld still promising

Madworld and House of the Dead Overkill are two games that occupy a niche spot in the market- mature-themed games only available on the Wii. As such, their sales success was never assured. In an interview with Venturebeat, Sean Ratcliffe discussed the...
 
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April 5, 2009

EA says: MotionPlus Too Good

Developers of the biggest sporting franchises in the industry, EA Sports have declared that the upcoming MotionPlus attachment for the Wii remote is incredibly responsive- so much so that they have had to scale back the responsiveness in a few games t...
 
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April 3, 2009

Hardcore Wii games, on my charts? It’s true!

Highlights: Charts are back to some sense of normal this week, with Wii Play and Wii Fit on the top? Check. A Singstar game? -Check and Check, Mario Kart Wii? - Check. Halo Wars? Why, we don't know but Check, Hardcore Wii title? Check... wait what? Ye...
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April 3, 2009

Ice Age 3 Dawn of the Dinosaurs Flash Game

Here is something different- Activision have sent over a flash game over for us to try out. Its to game tie-in game to coincide with the soon to be released Ice Age sequel movie Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs. Heading the DS and Wii (as well as the re...
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April 3, 2009

Majoras Mask now on the PAL Virtual Console

Nintendo 64 classic The Legend of Zelda: Majoras Mask is now available for download in Australia for 1000 point via Wiis Virtual Console. The N64 classic was only re-released via the serviced in Japan very recently and comes as a pleasant surprise to ...
 
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April 3, 2009

Champions Edition of Virtua Tennis 2009 Wii announced

Sega Australia are again packing the goods with their latest release on Wii and bringing another collectors edition to Australia. The upcoming Virtua Tennis 2009 Champions Edition will come bundled with two officially licensed replica Babolat racquets...
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April 3, 2009

BBC to make iPlayer 3.0 run on Wii

Those wily old brits! British broadcaster BBC plan to release a fully functional, dedicated iPlayer channel- adding to the list of global media distributors looking to Wii as a venue for their content. The Wii version of the iPlayer service will be a ...
 
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April 3, 2009

Rabbids Go Home in new adventure game

The Rabbids are making a comeback, and this time its not a mini game collection. Thank you Ubisoft! The game revealed in the latest issue of Nintendo Power puts you in control of the Rabbids in their first action adventure game. The Rabbids have decid...
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April 3, 2009

Reggie says no demos even with extra storage space

With the Wii Firmware 4.0 allowing masses of storage on the Wii, will be seeing demos of Wii games anytime soon? Not likely, says Reggie, who in a new interview with MTVs Multiplayer has poo-pooed the idea- Our philosophy around demos has always been:...
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April 3, 2009

Tales of Graces confirmed & detailed

Tales of Graces will be the first mainstream game in Namco Bandais 'Tales' series on the Wii. (Keep in mind that the Gamecubes Tales of Symphonia was technically a spin-off). Japan is scheduled to get this game later this year. The game revolves aroun...
 
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April 2, 2009

Silent Hill being remade exclusively for Wii

The latest issue is of Nintendo Power magazine contains the first details of Silent Hill: Shattered Memories a remake of the original Silent Hill which first appeared on the Playstation. Players will use the Wii-remote to interact with the environment...
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