Shovelware

So, yeah, this is a real thing that happened

My brain hurts. I thought stuff like this had died out in the great Wii plastic accessory add-on extinction level event of 2009. Oh, how wrong I was. Just $50 if you act now.

Worst Wiiware week ever. Feed the pig!

I hope everyone’s in the mood for another hidden-object game, because that’s the only new title Nintendo’s offering Wii owners this week. To be clear, I’m glad Wiiware exists. It’s a great concept. When the service first launched, I bought every one of the debut week’s games. All were fun, but none held my interest for long. Now, many months later, my enthusiasm has dwindle...

Mr. T game in development

This is somewhat old news, but it never really got much coverage. ZootFly, a Slovenian game developer is currently working on a game based on the Mr. T series of graphic novels for the Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC. It will be composed of platforming, puzzles, and beat ’em up elements. As if that wasn’t ridiculous enough, the plot focuses on Mr. T in fierce combat with a mechaniz...

Breaking: Scoopware making its way to Wii

Meet shovelware’s younger brother, scoopware. It’s not as tasty as you might think.

Red Steel 2 delayed to “March quarter” 2010

Wii MotionPlus exclusive Red Steel 2 has been pushed back to March 2010 for unspecificied reasons, Ubisoft confirmed today. The delay announcement arrives just as Ubisoft was pointing fingers and assigning blame for a substantial drop in sales in the U.S. and the U.K. Key amongst the excuses were “the economy” and “piracy.” Not present in his repertoire was “the fact ...