NINTENDO DOWNLOAD: ART, CARDS AND CRYSTALS HAVE GAMERS SEEING SPOTS
July 20, 2009
Looking for a big name to bolster your downloading agenda this week? We’ve got two words for you: FINAL FANTASY®. The latest additions to the ever-growing WiiWare™ game library include the new FINAL FANTASY CRYSTAL CHRONICLES®: My Life as a Darklord™, plus a fast-paced poker title and a brain-teasing party game that everyone in the household can enjoy. Also this week, the Nintendo DSiWare™ service welcomes a slick new installment in the Art Style™ series, mixing extraordinary sounds and visuals to create a captivating puzzle [...]
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Eidos have released new videos for the September 8th release videogame, Mini Ninjas, developed by Io Interactive. Meet Futo, the largest of the mini ninjas, who almost missed his calling. Stronger, but a bit slower than his friends, he was unable to perfect his skills with the sword or shuriken. His master almost gave up on his training…. until he took up the hammer, which puts his strength to good use. His master wrote a haiku, celebrating his own unique skills: Futo, slow but strong A big heart wins the battle He wields a hammer In today’s new videos, you will find a vignette, introducing Futo’s background and [...]
From The Escapist:
There Will be Brawl, the internet sensation, is a darkly humorous mini-series satirizing the classic game heroes you thought you knew and loved.
Photos of the characters in “There Will be Brawl” taken by Greg De Stefano
IGN’s Wii Sports Resort – Video Review
94 Official Nintendo Magazine UK
Makes the original seem lacking in every department. A lovely, polished party game. [Aug 2009, p.79]
Like Wii Sports, Wii Play, and Wii Music, this is a game made to be played with friends, and your enjoyment with the title will directly relate to how much time you’re able to spend playing it with other people.
An unashamed definition of its host console; simple, colourful, accessible to all, but with a hidden depth for those who wish to explore it. It’s unlikely to convert many that are lost to the Wii cause, but [...]
Cursed Mountain is an upcoming survival horror adventure video game for Wii developed by Sproing Interactive in collaboration with and published by Deep Silver Vienna. It is scheduled to be released in 2009. The game focuses on a mountaineer searching for his lost brother in the Himalayas.
Combat primarily consists of encounters with people who have died climbing the mountain and whose souls are suspended in Bardo. The player must make gestures with the Wii Remote to free their souls. The game will also make use of other features of the Wii Remote, such as its built-in speaker. The developers have announced plans to incorporate Wii MotionPlus into the [...]
The BIGS 2 features an over-the-top playing style, like the first game established. Unlike the first game, The BIGS 2 allows players to play through the full 162 game season and will allow the player to act both as general manager and as the players on the field by allowing the player to trade, draft, and manage other front office activities. The game also, includes new game modes called Power, Glove, and Contact. The Bigs 2 will not support the Wii MotionPlus, which allows for more precise control.
At bat, the game also gives the player a new hitting system that consists of a “wheelhouse”. Pitches thrown into the wheelhouse can be hit more [...]
Spyborgs is an upcoming beat ’em up video game for the Wii in development by Bionic Games and published by Capcom. It is expected to be released in 2009.
Spyborgs sees players controlling a member of a team of cyborg secret agents, each with their own unique abilities, through several levels populated by enemies. The game is designed to be played co-operatively with two players, though the AI will take control of the other character in single player games. Players can also gain experience points to upgrade their character’s abilities.
For each level, players can choose two out of the three Spyborgs, which include:
* Clandestine, a [...]
Dragon Ball: Revenge of King Piccolo, is a video game based on the anime and manga series Dragon Ball. It is developed and published by Namco Bandai under the Bandai label. It will be released in Japan on July 23, 2009, in Europe sometime in Autumn, in North America sometime in the fourth quarter, sometime in 2009 in Australia.
The game allows players, to take control of series protagonist Son Goku who must stop the Red Ribbon Army organization and, in later parts of the game, Piccolo Daimao from collecting the mythical Dragon Balls to achieve their goal of world domination.