Much to no one’s surprise, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games will be releasing LEGO Harry Potter.
The title is pretty much what you’ve expect, putting players in control of LEGO versions of Hogwart’s usual suspects – Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, along with other characters from the first four books. The action-adventure will allow you to do exciting things like cast spells, mix potions, fly on broomsticks and… attend lessons. That last one sound less exciting, but Harry Potter fans shouldn’t complain too much, as it’ll give them a chance to explore cutesy versions of seeing like Hogwarts castle, Diagon Alley, and more.
Bplus, independent software developer, creator of Niki – Rock ‘n’ Ball, PLÄTTCHEN – twist ‘n’ paint and Vektor Tank, today officially announces Bit Boy!!, a brand-new title for WiiWare™, the downloadable game service for Wii™.
Bit Boy!!, is a totally new kind of game mix in which one-pixel-hero Kubi rushes through the whole history of videogames in order to save his pixel pals. Players accompany Kubi in this totally crazy-pixellated retro journey and battle hordes of nasty monsters in
4-bit dungeons, 8-bit caves, 16-bit strongholds, 32-bit mazes, 64-bit arenas and 128-bit worlds.
Bernd Geiblinger, Art Director of Bplus, [...]
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The online version of Japan’s Nihon Keizai Shimbun newspaper reports today that Nintendo will release both the new version of Wii Fit along with a new Wii Mario game to Japan later this year.
For Wii Fit, the article says to expect internet connectivity, allowing for users to compete with friends and families in weight loss races. The new version will be able to more accurately measure weight and center of gravity.
The story does not mention if a new version of the Balance Wii Board will be required for this greater accuracy or if Nintendo has managed to attain the greater precision strictly at a software level.
For Mario, the article says [...]
NINTENDO DOWNLOAD: DASH, SHUFFLE AND FLIP YOUR WAY TO FANTASY
June 1, 2009
This week’s downloadable game releases include a spellbinding new installment in the FINAL FANTASY® series. This first true sequel to FINAL FANTASY IV is sure to get RPG fans’ blood pumping. Nintendo DSiWare™ users will find a challenging new puzzle game to help keep their minds spinning. A slick new poker title from the WiiWare™ service raises the stakes for virtual card sharps, while the Virtual Console™ debut of a classic Commodore 64 game puts players in pursuit of precious gems. With so much variety on the Wii™ Shop Channel and Nintendo DSi [...]
New screens for Dead Space: Extraction, Spore Hero, Spore Hero: Arena, and Need for Speed Nitro Wii and DS.
GoNintendo posted all these in a Flickr set, HERE