– WiiWare – Release Dates:
JP April 28, 2009 NA Q3 2009
* It is the first WiiWare title in Harvest Moon series * The gameplay is more featured on the management of a store but still features farming
Anybody wake up to the soothing glow on their Wii this morning?
Well, don’t get too excited, the new update apparently is just a “behind the scenes fix” to improve overall system performance.
The firmware update was released to fix a bug in Wii Sports Resort that affected Japanese gamers (nothing major, just had to do with Wii Motion Plus and the intro video), but now you can rest assured that the UK and North America won’t suffer the same fate, as long as you update…
A Boy and His Blob is an upcoming platform video game developed by WayForward Technologies and published by Majesco Games for the Wii. It is slated for release in North America in the third quarter of 2009, while a European release date is set for late 2009.
The gameplay of A Boy and His Blob is very similar to the original game’s gameplay. The protagonist feeds the eponymous blob jelly beans to transform him into one of fifteen different objects that can be used to solve puzzles and defeat enemies. Screenshots indicate that the game will feature an overground city level similar to the original, and will be a side scrolling 2D [...]
Nerf Herder frontman Parry Gripp celebrates Attack of the Show’s 1000th episode with a very special music video featuring Olivia Munn as the Video Game Girl, and Kevin Pereira on drums!
I was a big fan of Nerf Herder in the mid 90’s, my girlfriend at the time (now wife) had a nose ring and her name was Diana, Nerf Herder has a song called “Diana” and “Nose Ring Girl”, so we were both drawn to them. Plus their first album rocks!
I’m also a pretty avid “Attack of the Show” fan, I’ve been watching since Kevin Rose was on the show 4+ years ago. And lets cut to the chase, Olivia Munn is easy on the [...]
Physical media is at the sunset of its lifespan. Eventually, all games will be based online.
That was the view of industry veteran, and Gaikai founder, David Perry.
Perry was speaking at an opening keynote at the fourth annual Develop Conference in Brighton, UK. In an address entitled Embracing the Future, Perry told attendees that “it won’t be long before 100 per cent of games are all online.”
Perry’s keynote covered how media has evolved from disc drives to hard drives to, in the near future virtual media. His address covered how Facebook provides game content to the masses without needing physical data; “that was a major step forward,” he [...]
Monster Hunter 3 (tri-) is the third console installment in the popular Monster Hunter franchise scheduled for release for the Wii. The title was initially scheduled for release on the PlayStation 3 but was announced to have been moved to the Wii during Nintendo’s Fall 2007 Conference “due to high development cost of titles for PS3”.
Monster Hunter 3 will be released in Japan on August 1, 2009.
It has also been recently announced that a special package for Monster Hunter 3 will be available for retail in Japan. This package will include, Monster Hunter 3, a Black Wii, and a Classic Controller Pro, for 33, 000 Yen (roughly $340 US). It is not [...]
G-Force is coming out for all systems, screenshots here are for the Wii version (and one screen from the DS version)
Overview G-Force is a fast-paced action-platform game featuring a unique elite team of specially trained guinea pigs that use high-tech gadgets and specialized talents to complete a dangerous government mission. G-Force puts players in control of both Darwin, the guinea pig leader of the covert intelligence G-Force squad, and housefly surveillance sidekick, Mooch, as they team up with the other G-Force agents and use their gadgets, stealth mastery and pint-sized teamwork as mankind’s only hope to complete a dangerous high-level government [...]