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Retro Review – Contra 4 (DS)

I haven’t played that many Contra games. Prior to Contra 4 the only Contra game I’ve had any real previous experience with is Operation C for the Game Boy and a little Contra III too on the SNES. Contra 4 feels right at home with those games. As the name of the game indicates this is a direct sequel to Contra III: The Alien Wars. So expect to fight against never ending hordes of various military t...

Retro Review – Contra 4 (DS)

At the time of its original release this was only the second portable Contra game in the series. Contra 4 does an amazing job at being both new and nostalgic at the same time. It is able to hit all the things that make a Contra game fun to play while also adding something to the series. And for player looking for a challenge Contra 4 delivers. This game is definitely recommended for anyone that wa...

DuckTales: Remastered release set for August

DuckTales: Remastered will be released on various major platforms beginning this August. Say it with me: Woo-oo!!! The WayForward-developer and Capcom/Disney co-published remake of the NES classic will finally hit the PC, PS3, and Wii U on August 13, followed by the Xbox 360 version releasing on September 11. DuckTales: Remastered will be priced at $14.99. In addition, a boxed retail version of th...

Free DLC from WayForward is the Way it Should Be

Yesterday’s long-awaited, story-extending DLC for Batman Arkham City, which came with a $10 price tag, reminded me of a similar game-extending gem that hit Nintendo’s e-Shop last week for WayForward’s excellent platformer, Mighty Switch Force. Five new levels, a new “Retry” button, and an enhanced 3D effect on existing levels were brought to the table, and you know wh...

What Time is it?! Adventure Time Video Game…Time!

Shmowzow! It looks like it’s pretty official now – there’s an Adventure Time video game coming to the 3DS and DS this Fall, as confirmed by the press release posted on the Frederator Studios blog. Creator of the wildly popular cartoon series, Pendleton Ward, announced the game less-than-officially on his Twitter account a couple months ago, but it’s nevertheless reassuring to finally see a proper ...

Wayforward putting all their chips with eShop going forward

At a time when many development studios are in danger of closing there doors, or in the case of Visceral Games and Bizarre Creations,they already have, it becomes apparent that the business of video games can be rough at times. It’s not all doom and gloom, there are actually a lot of dev houses that are making quite a bit of money such as Infinity Ward, Blizzard, and yes, even Nintendo. But those ...

By popular demand, an exciting trailer for Aliens: Infestation

This new trailer for Aliens: Infestation brings the hotness and looks to do the exciting new title justice. Wayforward has seen much success with their previous 2D platformers on Nintendo handhelds, and it looks as if Aliens: Infestation is geared to deliver the goods. The trailer reveals a variety of enemies and weapons that will be obtainable, and what looks to be an early boss character. You ca...

Aliens: Infestations has a release date, looks like you will be shooting aliens by Halloween

Aliens: Infestation, the side-scrolling metroid-vania style action game from WayForward has gained quite a following since being outed by the Australian ratings board this May, and judging by the released gameplay trailers, it won’t disappoint. Now that the fall is finally approaching, Sega has revealed that October 11th will be Infestation day. The reveal was announced this weekend at PAX 2011 ...

The DS lives! Aliens: Infestation is a new game for Nintendo’s last generation portable

  Although Nintendo has a new portable with fancy stereoscopic 3D, there are still developers who want a chunk of the 147 million DS pie. This September, WayForward Technologies will release a new game based on the Aliens franchise for Nintendo’s aging portable giving the Nintendo DS a breath of fresh air.  Aliens: Infestation is a side-scrolling action title being published by Sega, a...