Nintentunes: The anti-Nintendo edition

Video game music has come a long way from the bleeps and bloops that populated most game at the inception of the medium, and seems only right to take a look back at not only game that have appeared on Nintendo consoles, but ones that have appeared on consoles that do things that Ninten-don’t (see what I did there?). With that said, I hope you enjoy this weeks walk down memory lane in this ed...

Oh, my! NES, Genesis, SNES together

[youtube][/youtube] Here’s an inside look at the Retron 3. Enjoy.

New Game Get is downloading now!

This week is all about the downloads. After watching some video footage of this new Nintendo title, I plan to check out PictureBook Gamesâ„¢: Pop-Up Pursuit. It looks like it might fill the Mario Party hole we’ve had for a while now. Revenge of Shinobi for Genesis and some great Rock Band songs round out a decent week of downloads. Too bad the regular Wii and DS games this week can’t k...

New Game Get goes retro and rocks out with the Pixies

This week gets some old school flavor with the retro flavored Bit Boy for WiiWare and a couple of games from classic Sega consoles. Tons of stuff for Rock Band including The Killers, Spinal Tap, and a huge selection from the Pixies. Click on in for the full list!

Get up off the couch and start walking with New Game Get

Personal Trainer: Walking for DS, Bubble Bobble and Adventure Island for WiiWare, and much more in this week’s New Game Get.  Head on in for the full list! [UPDATE: more songs added for Rock Band 2 DLC including free GLaDOS “Still Alive”!]

C.O.R.E. and Guilty Gear highlight an action-packed New Game Get

Highlights this week include portable shooter C.O.R.E. for DS, Guilty Gear for Wii, plus a whole mess of tracks for Rock Band 2 and Guitar Hero … and is that a real game being released for DSiWare?  Click on in to check out all the new releases for the week!  [Now updated with a bunch of additional RB2 songs!]

Nintendo Download – Dr Mario Express, Master of Illusion: Deep Psyche, Crystal Defenders R1, and Monster Boy III

It’s Crystal Clear: Mario, Magic and Monsters ’ Oh My! The first Nintendo DSiWare game starring superstar Mario enters the fold this week with the launch of Dr. Mario Express. The Master of Illusion Express series adds another installment that promotes portable prestidigitation. WiiWare users will find precious crystals to defend in CRYSTAL DEFENDERS R1, while Virtual Console players face a ...

Nintendo Download – Mixed Messages, Shuffle Games, Party Fun Pirate, and Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure

The new Nintendo DSi system has been on store shelves for just a week now. Today Activision’s Mixed Messages becomes the first third-party downloadable game for the new system. Mixed Messages is a game of electronic telephone that can accommodate a whopping 21 players. On the WiiWare side, fans will find a game based on the popular Pop-Up Pirate toy that might have players sticking virtual s...

When is Castle of Illusion coming to Wii Virtual Console?

[youtube][/youtube] Dear kind sirs at Sega: When do you play on re-releasing Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse on Wii’s Virtual Console? I’d like to play it again, but I no longer own a Genesis. Thank you, Blake

Wii Shop Channel Monday – Boingz, Sudoku Challenge, and Boogerman

A bunch of single-player fun for your Wii today with Boingz and Sudoku Challenge for WiiWare, and Boogerman coming out for Virtual Console. Head past the break for full descriptions.

Wii Shop Channel Monday – Strong Bad #4, Target Toss Pro: Bags, Space Invaders, and Forgotten Worlds

As expected, Strong Bad Episode 4 is released today and is known by the title Dangeresque 3: The Criminal Projective.  Also out for WiiWare today is Target Toss Pro: Bags, the home version of a popular arcade game that has been showing up in a lot of bars lately.  Over on the Virtual Console is the SNES release of Space Invaders and the Genesis game Forgotten Worlds. Full details past the break.

Wii Shop Channel Monday – World Of Goo, Art Style: Cubello, Secret Of Mana, and Street Fighter II’: Special Champion Edition

Well, it’s pretty easy to say that I could spend almost thirty bucks on WiiWare and Virtual Console games this week.  We have World Of Goo, Art Style: Cubello, Secret Of Mana, and Street Fighter II’: Special Champion Edition.  Not sure why we need a fourth version of Street Fighter II. Anything you’re going to buy?  I’m sure glad I have the day off of work! Full game det...