WiiWare

Super Meat Boy for WiiWare turns rancid

We know that Super Meat Boy as a WiiWare exclusive was abandoned a while ago, but now it looks like they’re pulling the plug altogether with little explanation. Are you disappointed? Or will you (did you ) play it on another system?

Frobot trailer will make you LOL

Frobot, a new WiiWare title slated for release on December 20th, is being marketed with a video you shouldn’t miss. Normally I detest ads of all stripes, and the video borrows heavily from Flight of the Conchords, but I can appreciate the funk. You can pick up Frobot for 1000 Wii Points or try the free demo on 12/20/2010.

This WiiWare game is oozing with promise, awesome looks, and great sounds

Fluidity. Demo version available for download today on WiiWare. Awesome.

Great news: Nintendo to offer demos on select WiiWare games starting next week

Want to sample WiiWare games before deciding which one best suits your tastes? Starting next week, you can. “The initial lineup of demos available on Nov. 22 includes BIT.TRIP FATE, And Yet It Moves, ThruSpace and Jett Rocket,” Nintendo said in a  statement today. “Additional demos will be added on Mondays and each will remain available on the Wii Shop Channel for a limited time...

UPDATE: MDK2 on WiiWare to feature brighter, more detailed graphics

UPDATE: The December Nintendo Power reports the re-release will have “brighter and more detailed graphics,” in addition to nunchuck and motion controls. Sweet. ORIGINAL (Jun. 28): Interplay today announced the re-release of MDK2 on WiiWare “this winter.” Although much harder than the original, the sequel is just as fun. Definitely a title you should keep on your radar, espe...

Bit.Trip Fate debuted yesterday, have you played it?

Bit.Trip Fate debuted on WiiWare yesterday. It plays like an awesome rails-shooter-shmup hybrid. Did you get it? Is this the hardest Bit.Trip yet?

Poll: Is Sonic still relevant?

The first downloadable episode of Sonic 4 arrives on WiiWare today. Do you plan on buying? More importantly… {democracy:121}

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...

WiiWare version of And Yet It Moves surpasses the PC version

And Yet It Moves came out for the PC a while ago. I played a demo of it and found the game to have incredible artwork and a fun control mechanism. The recently released WiiWare version of the game is easily the definitive edition, with greater control of your character and through use of Nintendo’s awesome Wii controllers.

If your Wii died tomorrow…

Which downloaded games would you re-purchase? Nintendo’s policy on downloaded Wiiware and Virtual Console games—locking them to one console per purchase—annoys just about everyone. If your machine dies and Nintendo can repair your machine, no problem. If you need to purchase a new Wii, however, you’ve lost all ownership of your downloaded games. So if you had to buy a new machine, which Wi...

Paper-mâché plus platforming: And Yet it Moves now on WiiWare

David is reviewing the game as we speak and will publish his thoughts later this week. That rhymed. I’m awesome.

Toribash, the True Tactical Fighting Game?

I remember playing Toribash when it first was released as a freeware indie PC game. Where you could play on tiny servers with a bunch of other people waiting to fight the winner of a match. You could do some really cool stuff, but nothing as cool as the video shown above. The game was very interesting, as you controlled your fighter by relaxing, holding, extending or contracting the various joints...

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