It seems like another “catch-up” day for the North American download service. Today, we get the 2nd chapter in Monkey Island, which has already released on the PC. We also get a rather interesting, yet poor attempt at a WiiWare party game with 3-2-1 Rattle Battle. The original Phantasy Star heads to the Virtual Console, perhaps in anticipation of the upcoming DS game. And, finally, we get a slimmed down version of Planet Puzzle League on the DSi.
Nintendo Download – August 31, 2009
Pirates, Puzzles, Rattlers and Role-Playing
“All for one and one for [...]
Edge magazine has a big announcement concerning a LostWinds sequel. If you do not remember, LostWinds is a WiiWare game, and received very high reviews by both critics and gamers.
– new game mechanic: switch seasons from Summer to Winter to solve puzzles – Toku can now swim – create cyclones that can drill through rocks and lift up water – new map system – new in-game hint system – perhaps a winter release?? – devs have heard the complaints of the first game being too short – NPCs are now more interactive, and have more to say – takes place directly after the first game – Toku’s mother has disappeared while [...]
No More Heroes: Desperate Struggle WILL BE released in January next year (2010).
GameStop already has it listed for January 26th.
While you wait, you can join their contest on custom t-shirt design. Goichi Suda will be judging and handpicking the winner of the shirt design contest himself, and if you’re the winner, Suda 51 will put it in the game. Presumably on somebody important.
Make sure to submit your entries by September 10, 2009, 11:59 Pacific Standard Time.