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Haunted House Simulator Now Available Exclusively for Wii

Torrance, Calif., (October 13, 2009) –XSEED Games is pleased to announce today that JU-ON: The Grudge is now shipping to retailers across North America, exclusively for the Nintendo Wii™. JU-ON: The Grudge, a haunted house simulator and sensory experience developed by feelplus, is inspired by the Japanese films of the same name.

JU-ON: The Grudge is a unique addition to the horror title genre, immersing players in a first-person exploration of decrepit and haunted locales. Featuring five expansive levels and another level to be unlocked, from an abandoned warehouse to a crumbling hospital, players venture deep into darkened halls utilizing the Wiimote™ as a flashlight. The light cast exposes objects necessary for level progression such as keys and flashlight batteries, but may also unveil horrors best left in the dark. JU-ON: The Grudge also features a unique multi-player mode where the second player can trigger surprise scares with the press of a button.

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RPG Maker DS-bound

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– Create own Japanese RPG
– Can determine the characters, maps, monsters, equipment
– Use the stylus to make the RPG
– Can send data to friends through Wi-Fi
– Game has 800 characters parts, 1500 map parts, 150 music pieces, although you can make your own graphics as well
– Releasing 1/28 in Japan
– 5460 yen
– No word on US release


We’ve heard that these two characters – Joe the Condor and Zero – would be part of the roster in Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All Stars through a website leak. Today, Capcom has officially confirmed the news. The other two new additions to the game were shared a few weeks ago. An article in a previous Famitsu magazine verified that Tekkaman Blade will be present in the game while Capcom themselves revealed Frank West’s inclusion during the Tokyo Game Show last month.

Rumor has it that Nintendo has already chosen nVidia’s Tegra System-on-Chip processor for its next handheld system. Because the DS’ hardware foundation comes from 16-bit and 32-bit ARM cores, the “next-gen DS” would most likely be backward compatible with the DS/DSi software. Nintendo is also rumored to be showing the system off for the first time sometime in late 2010. I should note that this information to be speculation at this point. If Nintendo were to use this technology, the upcoming system would be more powerful than the Wii.

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Milton Keynes, 13th October 2009 – 505 Games have today announced that Nintendo™ has confirmed Hair Salon as the first Nintendo DSi™ only game to be released in Europe. The interactive title makes use of the console’s built in camera, meaning the November 13th release date will mark the first time a boxed Nintendo DSi™ exclusive title will appear in stores.

Hair Salon, developed by Sonic Powered, makes full use of the Nintendo DSi™ camera function. It is the perfect game for girls of all ages who are interested in the world of hair and make-up. By utilising the built in camera, players can take photos of themselves or friends and can create brand new looks and styles. Players can even become the in game character. Hair Salon is also the first game to use Automatic Face Recognition- a technical innovation that will automatically take a user’s picture once their face is in shot, ensuring a picture perfect photo every time.

“505 Games have a long, successful history with the Nintendo DS™ platform so it is only natural that we would respond and adapt innovatively to the new format.” commented Victoria Martin, Global Brand Manager for 505 Games. “Hair Salon offers a fully interactive hairstyling experience for young girls and we are excited to see how the consumer will react to the content we’ve produced for the Nintendo DSi™”

Hair Salon will be published exclusively on Nintendo DSi™ by 505 Games and releases on the 13th November.

Nordcurrent set to release 101-in-1 Party Megamix Wii in October

Monday, October 12th 2009: Nordcurrent, the European publisher of hit DS title 101-in-1 Explosive Megamix, have announced the news that Wii party game fans have been waiting for; 101-in-1 Party Megamix Wii is to be released in the UK on the 30th October 2009, priced at £29.99.

101-in-1 Party Megamix Wii is an entirely new game from the makers of the hit DS title. This isn’t simply a port of the original hit on the DS, it’s an entirely new collection of brand new games that play perfectly to the Wii’s strength – multi-player fun.

– Remake of Castlevania: The Adventure (Game Boy)
– New graphics
– More of a gothic feel
– Gameplay has been modified slightly
– New enemies, traps, stage improvements
– Classic Castlevania music will see new arrangements
– Will cost 1,000 points


“It’s out in Feb, but has never been officially confirmed as anything else. A few retail sites put a loose November date on it, but we never officially gave it a date until recently,” a rep told us. Although the game was widely expected out this winter.” – Konami statement

You see, this is the reason why I’m very hesitant to post retailer listings on the site. It is true that Konami never announced an official release date previously, but at least we know now that it should be coming out in February in Europe. We’ll have to wait and see what happens with the North American date, though.