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Konami announces Time Hollow for DS

Journey Through An All-New, Original Time-Bending Adventure That Allows Gamers To Explore The Past and The Present Simultaneously EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – July 23, 2008 – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. officially announced today that Time Hollow is currently in development for the Nintendo DSâ„¢ system.  In this new story-driven adventure game, players journey through a time-bending a...

Gradius resurfaces as WiiWare title

More retro non-remake goodness this morning as Konami says it will release Gradius Rebirth on Nintendo’s WiiWare service this summer. It’s Japan only for now, but how much translation does a side-scrolling shooter really require? Any other 1980’s NES games need a completely new version for 2008?

Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia trailer from E3

Woo hoo! More 2-D platforming goodness from the maker of Catlevania. This was the new trailer for Catlevanie: Order of Ecclesia, courtesy of Koji Igarashi. Due out this fall.

Konami announces Elebits sequel for DS

PRESS RELEASE – July 8, 2008 – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced that Elebits: The Adventures of Kai and Zero, the sequel to Elebits, is currently in development exclusively for Nintendo DSâ„¢. The exciting game of hide and seek allows players to find, capture and befriend the tiny creatures known as Elebits who serve as energy sources in a far-off world where energy r...

Dracula starts an unholy brawl; Castlevania: Judgment confirmed for Wii

GoNintendo posted information yesterday from the latest issue of Nintendo Power confirming long-standing rumors that Konami is bringing a new Castlevania game subtitled “Judgment” to Wii. However, the game shares little in common with prior entries in the fabled series. Konami has thrown enthusiasts of its vampire-slaying franchise a curveball; Castlevania: Judgment is a 3D fighter. Ac...

Trailer – Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia

The Castlevania games always have been that one series that has remained truly good throughout the years. After watching this trailer, it looks like this game is polished enough to be released sooner than the slated Fall 2008 date. Although that is the release date for Japan, with the US date to be announced, it seems to be another solid DS title heading for us. Although, ever since Symphony of th...

Easter Egg: Konami Code works in Google Reader

If you use Google Reader for RSS feed management, try inputting the classic Konami Code and see what happens. Hint: Ninjas!

Konami announces ‘Rock Revolution’

This was a bit of a surprise to everyone today. Konami has revealed their version of a peripheral driven music rhythm game set to launch this fall for all major game platforms. Rock Revolution will support lead, and bass guitars, but the overall gameplay revolves around Konami’s new custom drum peripheral. The 6 padded Drum set is said to deliver an “…experience unlike any o...

Top 10 new Wii games to play before E3

Before a single Wii had been sold, gamers already knew what they had to look forward to. Even months prior to their first enthusiastic Wii remote waggle, in fact, people were drooling over games like Wii Sports, Red Steel and Twilight Princess. Essentially, that feeling of assured anticipation has remained since. Facing the unknown is something Wii enthusiasts have yet to experience, really; major...

ONM claims Elebits sequel coming to Wii

C3 News is reporting a snippet in this month’s issue of the UK’s Official Nintendo Magazine has confirmed Konami is working on a sequel to the Dec. 2006 Wii sleeper hit, Elebits. Wii gamers with taste should recognize the pedigree; Elebits was one of the most innovative launch window games available on Wii, offering clever, intuitive motion controls, smooth IR integration and WiiConnec...

Konami drops price of Dewy’s Adventure

While perusing through the Wii section at a local Wal-Mart, I happened to stumble across a very compelling deal. Dewy’s Adventure has been dropped to $20. Produced by Shingo Mukaitoge of Elebits fame, the game released in North America last September to a luke warm critical reception. Most criticisms stemmed from the game’s finicky controls and unbearable presentation. But don’t ...

Review: Contra 4 is a cruel, loving mistress

For a few hours today, as I played through the first three levels of Contra 4, I was transported back to the late 1980’s in mind, body and gaming experience. For a moment, I had reverted back nearly 20 years into the immature little troll that had stamped his feet on the floor of his parents bedroom (that was where the NES was back then). Almost immediately, I realized I was using language s...