Wii Ware

BurgerTime World Tour Coming To WiiWare

The classic platform puzzler game has its roots all the way back to the Atari and the more popular version of the NES is coming to WiiWare. Is this what Nintendo fans want? More retro games being rehashed? While BurgerTime was a great classic should it just be retired now?   Here is an excerpt from the press release: MonkeyPaw Games Inc. today announced that BurgerTime World Tour will be avai...

Why the Original NES Ice Hockey Needs a WiiWare Update

Maybe it’s because I’m turning into an old man, or maybe it’s because I’m Canadian, but one of my favorite sports games is still the original NES Ice Hockey. Like so many of Nintendo’s other games, Ice Hockey relies on accessible, yet addictive gameplay with a level of depth that keeps the game fun even more than twenty years later. Oh, and the fat players are adorabl...

WiiWare Demo service hits Shop Channel TODAY!

Nintendo’s new WiiWare demo service hit European and Australian Wii consoles early this morning – and Nintendo soon followed with an official press update, indicating it will be available today for North American consoles as well: This week, Wiiâ„¢ owners who connect their Wii consoles to the Internet can enjoy demos of five exceptional games for the WiiWareâ„¢ downloadable game servic...

Nintendo might offer Wii Ware Demos soon?

According to a recent Joystiq article, Nintendo is planning to start releasing demos of Wii Ware games to help promote the Wii Shop Channel. During the recent investor Q&A session, Satoru Iwata announced plans to begin rolling out demos for a small selection of WiiWare games this month. He didn’t say which region or regions would receive this service, so let’s assume it’s jus...

2D Boy Celebrates World of Goo’s Birthday With Pay-What-You-Want Pricing, Shares Results

Has it really been a year already? 2D Boy. I love you, 2D Boy. The gaming studio (composed of only two guys) celebrated the one year anniversary of their smash hit World of Goo by conducting an experiment in which they allowed customers to choose how much they wanted to pay for the game. 2D Boy then shared their sales data for all to see and draw assumptions from. “Huge success” is a pretty va...

LostWinds sequel arrives Oct. 19 on Wii for $10

Developer Frontier today announced that the sequel to the well-received LostWinds will arrive next Monday on WiiWare for a mere $10, featuring “production values to match the very best Wii disc titles.” Said Frontier founder David Braben, “The original LostWinds was embraced by the US, and the sequel has major new gameplay features and improvements across the board. After the inc...

Check it out: Nintendo unveils official holiday lineup

Crazy long list of DS and Wii games right here:

Castlevania ReBirth revealed through ESRB

Earlier this month we saw Contra ReBirth make it’s way to North America’s WiiWare service, and it looks like Konami’s not slowing down.  From the ESRB website: Platform: Wii Rating: Teen Content descriptors: Animated Blood, Fantasy Violence Rating summary: This is a side-scrolling action game in which players battle against monsters in Dracula’s castle. Players use a chain...

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.

Nintendo Download Update for 5/18: Majora’s Mask!

Watch out for even numbered milestones, because Nintendo has set and followed up on a precedent: the “250th Virtual Console” release saw us the much awaited Super Mario RPG, and this week’s “300th Virtual Console release” brings us The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask! Virtual Console: The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask WiiWare: CRYSTAL DEFENDERS R2 Silver S...

Final Fantasy IV The After Years [Trailer]

Coming out for WiiWare on June 1st, 2009.