Rumors

German revealed, Australia banned: strip poker, in my WiiWare?

Apparently last month’s update to the German USK ratings service revealed that Gameloft’s “Sexy Poker,” a strip poker video game, is in development for WiiWare, and Australia isn’t happy.

GameStop CFO expects ‘very, very strong fall’

Like rustling leaves freed by an October breeze, blockbuster games will be falling from store shelves into consumers’ hands all autumn long. Or so hopes David W. Carlson. The executive vice president and chief financial officer of GameStop, Carlson said Thursday the company expects to finish 2009 strong thanks to a Q4 release list including, among major multiplatform titles, “a couple&...

Analyst puts his E3 chips on Fox McCloud

It’s easy in poker. Just watch his eyes and call his bluff. There’s a problem when trying that with Michael Pachter, though. His eyes glow with unwavering confidence and intensity 24 hours a day. A gaming analyst with Wedbush Morgan Securities, Pachter spoke Friday with GameSpot about what to expect from the “big three” gaming companies at this year’s E3, Nintendo inc...

Turtles in Time remake coming to WiiWare, Maybe

Joystiq is reporting an Xbox Live remake of the classic arcade beat ’em up Turtles in Time that may see the light of day on PSN and WiiWare. The Alpha build of the game is being demoed on the Xbox 360 throughout the tour, but we’re getting reports it could possibly makes its way to PSN and WiiWare as well, though there is no confirmation of that right now. If I had to guess, I’d ...

WiiWare – Final Fantasy 4 After Years Prologue

Final Fantasy IV comes to WiiWare sporting nine episodic downloads of Final Fantasy IV goodness. Wait a second Nine Episodes? I sure hope Square doesn’t expect us to pay 1,000 Nintendo points an episode. Also was this not a downloadable game on some phones in Japan not to long ago? Update: Screen Shots added, and  After Years is going to have support for 1-4 players, which should add a grea...

Brutal Legends Rumors its Way onto the Wii

When 1UP asked Tim Schafer if Brutal Legends would be released on the Wii, he was quoted as saying “We are making an Xbox 360 and a PS3 version of Brutal Legend”. Which is interesting because he never once said that the game was not being made for the Wii. However, according to Variety’s gaming blog The Cut Scene, which is quoted below, they say EA is planning to release Brutal L...

Last minute fake GDC 2009 Nintendo Keynote rumors

Sure, there’s a lot of stuff we’re hoping for or expecting from Nintendo, but what about some completely made up rumors?  Let’s see… Zelda III —  8-bit WiiWare title picking up where The Adventure Of Link left off! Wii TurboTax Channel — Waggle your way to the best refund of your life! The Casual Gamer game development platform — Brings simple fun to tho...

Rumor: Final Fantasy VI coming to DS?

This image was found on somewhat infamous and well known image board. This image board is known for having news early, but for also having a mixture of fake news as well. I would not considered this image solid news that Final Fantasy VI is in the works until an official announcement from Square Enix is made. However, on a side thought, would you guys purchase a remake of Final Fantasy VI for the ...

Unconfirmed: Play.com lists Pilot Wings Wii with March release date

Like the monster in Loch Ness, or some wily Will-o-Wisp dancing in the periphery of our vision, a Pilot Wings Wii title has faded in and out of the public discourse basically since the Wii first hit store shelves in November 2006. Today, it’s dancing again. A little more solid this time, but still passing through walls like a specter, unconfirmed and ethereal as ever. Will we be jetting abou...

Rumor: Factor 5 Shutdown

The past few weeks have not been kind to game developers. Many publishers have had to slash entire development studios in wake of the current world recession. Rumor has it that Factor 5, famed developer of Star Wars Rogue Squadron series, has been shutdown for good. Matt Casamassina of IGN Nintendo leaked out a possible confirmation of these talks…

Konami, EA, and Ubisoft have titles on the way?

Hidden within a recent IGN article is a brief mention of Konami and EA. It is explained that both companies have IPs for the Wii that fans will be ecstatic about when they are announced. “Wii owners can look forward to some exciting announcements from third-parties like Electronic Arts, Konami and Ubisoft. We know of at least two major EA and Konami IPs that Wii fans are going to flip over when ...

Wii Speak possibility discussion on the forums

With the release of Animal Crossing and the WiiSpeak accessory right around the corner, many Infendo users have been discussing the possibilities of the peripheral. Most have been trying to figure out what possible games Nintendo could be thinking about releasing that use WiiSpeak, others are discussing the other possible uses of it besides voice chat. However, HyperSonic of the forums believes th...