Games

Battalion Wars 2 preview

As we approach the late fall release, news on the sequel to the 2005 GameCube title has been unusually scarce. The last known demo was shown behind closed doors at the 2006 Leipzig game convention. The short demo was praised for keeping the third person, RTS/RTT gameplay, while adding in the Wii experience. But even at the convention there were hardly any details on what new content or features we...

IGN’s Wii Games of Summer

IGN profiles their favorite games hitting shelves this summer. They are as follows: The Bigs (June 25) Madden NFL 08 (August 14) Mario Strikers Charged (July 30) Transformers: The Game (June 26) Manhunt 2 (July 10 ?) Tiger Woods 08 (August 28) Metroid Prime 3 (August 20) Mercury Meltdown Revolution (June 26) Pokemon Battle Revolution (June 25) Harry Potter (June 25) And several more. Read on for t...

New Wii games in stores this month (June)

As compiled by Infendo forum member, FnbyDstryr: Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree 49.99 6/11/07 Chicken Shoot 29.99 6/12/07 Scarface: The World is Yours 49.99 6/12/07 The Sims 2: Pets 49.99 6/12/07 Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer 49.99 6/15/07 Escape From Bug Island 39.99 6/19/07 Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition 29.99 6/19/07 Harry Potter OoP 49.99 6/25/07 Pokemon Battle Revolution 49.99 6/25/07 T...

Nintendo media day: The gaming press gets left behind

Did anyone else get the impression that Nintendo’s big media day was kind of like one of those meaningless photo ops that politicians do these days just because they “have to?” (bear with me, I’ve been sunning it in the Outer Banks for the past week and I’m playing Infendo catch up today). From Game|Life: One longtime mainstream journalist who I spoke to was really di...

There are gobs of promising Wii games coming

The recent July issue of Nintendo Power is the best issue I’ve read since first resubscribing a year ago. The thing is packed to the gills with promising Wii games and pretty much kills the conventional wisdom that Wii is only good for party-games. Granted, announcements and previews do not a great final game make, but I’m giddy at the prospects of all the games profiled. Says Managing...