Follow us on:

Posts tagged wiiware

Watch some footage of the canceled Bonk game

Bonk, Hudson Software's headstrong caveman that made his gaming debut on the TurboGrafx-16, was set to make a Stateside comeback in Bonk: Brink of Extinction on WiiWare, PSN and XBLA. Unfortunately, Hudson Software shut down before the game was released, leaving Brink of Extinction in an...

Continue Reading

Watch Brian Provinciano's Retro City Rampage talk from GDC

One of our favorite talks from GDC was Brian Provinciano's session, in which the indie developer discussed bringing his game, Retro City Rampage, to just about every platform known to man. It's a valuable talk for many reasons, giving a clear picture of what it's like working with The Big...

Continue Reading

New Nintendo eShop releases: Pokemon Mystery Demo, Kersploosh

This is a good week to have a 3DS and an internet connection, with an overwhelming amount of downloadable stuff to enjoy. For free, there's a demo of Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity (more of a gate to finity in the demo, we suppose); for relatively cheap, there's the new Kersploosh!,...

Continue Reading

WiiWare version of Retro City Rampage is a '$20,000 gift' to fans

Developer Brian Provinciano doesn't expect to make any money from the launch of Retro City Rampage on Nintendo's WiiWare – in fact, he stands to lose $20,000 in development costs alone, with little chance of seeing a return. "Between the office rent, hardware, insurance, game ratings and...

Continue Reading

New Nintendo eShop releases: Retro City Rampage, Runner2

Two high-profile indie games make their way to Nintendo platforms this week. Runner2 has actually been on Wii U since Tuesday, but it's worth noting in case you only check the eShop on the "official" update day. And finally, Vblank's Retro City Rampage comes to WiiWare as promised, where it will...

Continue Reading

PSA: Wii Shop purchases don't get Club Nintendo coins through Wii U

Here's an annoying situation that could cost you a few of the "Coins" used as currency on Club Nintendo. If you transfer your Wii content to your new Wii U (or just start fresh on the Wii U) then buy WiiWare or Virtual Console games through the Wii U's "Wii Mode," you won't get the Coin value of...

Continue Reading

NintendoWare Weekly: Fluidity - Spin Cycle, The Lost Levels, Mega Man

Curve Studios' Fludity: Spin Cycle washes up on the 3DS eShop today, whirling in at a price of $10.99. The follow-up to the 2010 WiiWare game is also joined by a couple of retro superstars in Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels and Mega Man. There aren't any new games on the Wii U eShop this week,...

Continue Reading

NintendoWare Weekly: Wario Land 2, Mario Tennis Open

More full retail games are flooding onto the 3DS eShop, including Nintendo-published games Mario Tennis Open, Pilotwings Resort, and Pokemon Rumble Blast. The best deal, however, is Bit.Trip Saga, which collects all six Bit.Trip games for $15. Game Boy Color classic Wario Land 2 is also up on 3DS...

Continue Reading

NintendoWare Weekly: Scribblenauts Unlimited, tons more

Publishers are starting to be into the idea of retail games on the 3DS eShop. Today, Natsume and Warner Bros. drop some of their recent releases on the store, including the 3DS version of Scribblenauts Unlimited. There's so much we almost didn't notice Ninja Gaiden missing its release date! A few...

Continue Reading

NintendoWare Weekly: Paper Mario Sticker Star

The latest Paper Mario role-playing game will hit 3DS this Sunday, and it'll be downloadable on the eShop from day one. Until then, you'll have to fill your time with the Epic Mickey demo, a few other new eShop games, and Pokedex 3D Pro, the expanded, less free version of the Pokedex 3D app....

Continue Reading


Featured Stories

Image

Joystiq goes back to school

Posted on Aug 20th 2014 1:30PM

Image

Video preview: Bayonetta 2

Posted on Aug 18th 2014 5:00PM

Engadget

Engadget

TUAW

TUAW

Massively

Massively

WoW

WoW