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01. [WII] Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Nintendo) – 78,000 / 1,291,000
02. [NDS] Etrian Odyssey II: The Royal Grail (Atlus) – 69,000
03. [WII] Wii Fit (Nintendo) – 62,000 / 1,546,000

04. [PSP] Musou Orochi (Koei) – 47,000
05. [NDS] Harvest Moon: Island of Happiness (Marvelous Entertainment) – 45,000
06. [WII] Winning Eleven Play Maker 2008 (Konami) – 36,000 / NEW07. [PS3] Lost Planet: Extreme Condition (Capcom) – 23,000

08. [360] Bioshock (Spike) – 18,000
09. [WII] Wii Sports (Nintendo) – 17,000 / 2,798,000
10. [NDS] Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games (Nintendo) – 15,000 / 236,000

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Not too long ago, a confirmation of a Wii version of Drawn to Life was announced. The next iteration in the series for the Nintendo DS, however, will be centered around SpongeBob Squarepant’s universe.

PLAY AND INTERACT WITH THE SPONGEBOB UNIVERSE LIKE NEVER BEFORE!

GAME DESCRIPTION
SpongeBob and Patrick stumble upon a magical pencil that brings whatever it draws to life. Unfortunately, the evil SpongeBob drawing ‘DoodleBob’ gets a magic pencil of his own which he uses to cause havoc all over Bikini Bottom. Players will draw their own unique hero that has the power to defeat DoodleBob’s rogue drawings and rescue SpongeBob and his friends.

GAME FEATURES
• Create your own character and populate the world with your creativity.
• Draw, customize and furnish your own Bikini Bottom home.
• Play against your friends in an exciting two-player VS. mode.
• Battle, erase and redraw enemies as you work your way through the game.
• Over 20 levels, each with their own specific objectives.

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Resident Evil 0 is being remade for the Wii. Unlike most remakes/ports, this is one game that I definitely have confidence in. Unfortunately, the game is scheduled for Japan only at this time.

“Yes, this title exists… for Japan. There are no plans for a Western release for the title at this time. And now, I’ll bet we see all sorts of complaints about that fact, after pages of outrage on that the title even exists with people telling us to “go to Hell” or how we “suck”. We simply can not win”- Christian Svensson (Capcom)

– Releasing Summer 2008 (Japan)
– Controls similar to Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition

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N-Gamer review scores

Posted on 16 years ago by (@NE_Brian) in DS, News, Wii | 1 Comment

Bully – Scholarship Edition – Wii – 90%
Sonic Riders Zero Gravity – Wii – 49%
Super Smash Bros Brawl – Wii – 93%
Nitrobike – Wii – 40%
PDC World Championship Darts – Wii – 28%
Rune Factory 2 – DS – 78%
Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Games – DS – 68%
No More Heroes – Wii – 94%
CSI: Hard Evidence – Wii – 40%
Agatha Christie – And Then There Were None – Wii – 60%
Godzilla Unleashed – Wii – 45%
Chocobo’s Dungeon Toki-Wasure No Meikyuu – Wii – 48%
Exit DS – DS – 81%
Sekai No Shougi – DS – 70%
From The Abyss – DS – 35%
Fukoumori: Moririi No Unhappy Project – DS – 40%
Tanoshii Youchien: Kotoba To Asobo – DS – 65%
Winx Club: Mission enchantrix – DS – 50%
Paint By DS – DS – 30%
Korurin Doughnuts – DS – 65%
My little flufties – DS – 10%
Asterix At The Olympic Games – DS – 60%

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WiiWare game news

Posted on 16 years ago by (@NE_Brian) in News, Wii | 1 Comment

Everyone’s Pokemon Ranch

– Renamed Everyone’s Pokemon Ranch
– Transfer your Pokemon from Diamond and Pearl and store up to 1000 of them on the Wii
– Pokemon sorting
– Interact with your Pokemon through activities, such as sitting around a campfire
– Take pictures with your Pokemon and either save them to an SD card or post them on the Wii message board
– Ranch is owned by Yukari, which is a friend of Bebe from D/P

Defend Your Castle

– updated graphics (more style/color)
– dpad used to select attacks
– new attacks to be included, such as an erased that will rub out enemies
– hitting WiiWare in early 2008 for 500 Wii Points

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REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 26, 2008/PRNewswire—Ever wondered what it would be like to become a Pokémon? With the April 20 launch of Pokémon® Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time and Pokémon® Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness for Nintendo DS™, hand-held gamers will soon find out.

In this pair of action-packed adventures, players journey as actual Pokémon through a fantastic land untouched by humans. Before the game starts, players take a test to help them figure out which of 16 Pokémon best represents their personalities. Players then experience their adventure through the eyes of a Pokémon as they explore the land and embark on an epic journey through time and darkness. They talk and team up with other Pokémon to set out on an epic voyage while navigating an endless array of randomly generated dungeons.

More than 490 Pokémon populate these new games, guaranteeing strategic, intense battles and infinite possibilities, no matter which Pokémon players become. To widen their circle of Pokémon friends, Nintendo® Wi-Fi Connection lets users engage in wireless rescue operations and send alerts to their friends via e-mail or mobile text message.


The next generation of Mario Kart is blazing a new path on Wii! New tracks, new racers (including Miis), new rides and 12-player racing via Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection makes for the ultimate Mario racing experience!

With all the new additions, don’t expect Mario Kart Wii to skimp on the details. All your favourite Mario Kart franchise features return, such as classic tracks, cup modes, battles, boosts and ghost data. Mario Kart Wii isn’t an update – it’s a breakthrough!

Similar to Mario Kart DS, players will be able to take full advantage of Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. You’ll be able to race against up to 11 other players from around the world in massive online races or race against your friends. You can create rooms for friends to join and even text chat while you’re waiting for other racers. The online function of Mario Kart Wii also lets you join a friend’s race in action and be a spectator until the next course launches.


Wii update

Posted on 16 years ago by (@NE_Brian) in News, Wii | 1 Comment

If your Wii console is lighting up with blue, it means a new Wii update is available. This update is a bit more mysterious this time, however.

On Nintendo’s website, a note says that “this update does not affect any prominently-used features or menus; however it does provide some behind the scenes updates that will improve system performance.”

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On the latest 1-up podcast, listeners were given the impression that Super Smash Bros. Brawl would be launching in the fall, according to a statement NOA President Reggie Fils-Aime said. However, it appears to be that  Shane Bettenhausen, the one who had made the remarks about Reggie’s words did not provide completely accurate information. The game will not necessarily be releasing in fall, but it will be released after the American version, due to localization processes.

“While recounting some of the info that I learned from Nintendo of America’s President & COO, Reggie Fils-Aime, I implied that the European release of Super Smash Bros. Melee had been moved to the fall of 2008…that’s not quite accurate, as neither NOE nor Reggie has announced any official release date at this time. Reggie did tell me (and the other media present) that the release had been pushed out of the winter/spring time frame due to the amount of localization required to get the game up and running all the various European languages. But Reggie did not say WHEN Europeans will get Smash Bros., just that it would be at a later date than the U.S.” – Shane Bettenhausen

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House of the Dead 2

– Basically two ports put together, but looks better – $29.99
– Gun calibration is good
– New feature: will talk about it next week

Sega Superstars Tennis

– Game looks very good, but slows down for some mini-games
– Essentially Virtua Tennis with Sega characters
– DS version isn’t as elaborate
– No online for both Wii and DS versions
– People can play with different controls against each other

Ninja Gaiden

– Craig doesn’t think it’ll do well (sales)
– Craig loves it so far – played training level
– Comfortable to hold as book setup

Mario Kart

– Not a pretty game: Craig, Bland look – Matt
– Fun – comparable to DS version
– Craig only played it for 10 minutes, feels there is a bit of a learning curve for Wiimote
– Control feels loser than Excite Truck
– Speed – very fast – 60 FPS. Good sense of speed, opportunities for boosting.
– Snaking seems to be gone because power slide is changed – Craig
– 12 people online. Can go online with friend at house (split-screen mode), 4-player local
– MANY stats in the game – 7 pages of stats
– 32 tracks (16 old, 16 new) – Mall level is crazy.
– Reggie feels Mario Kart Wii is a “bridge game.”
– Can choose from automatic/manual power sliding



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