If you’re a Cave Story fan I think you’re going to enjoy this video! The game is coming out for WiiWare (North America) on March 22nd. Check the Nicalis blog for more information and other goodies, like fan art.
In: Gaming News15 Jan 2010
Here’s a closer look at all eight of Mega Man 10‘s evil robot masters, showing us how the dynamic concept art fared in its conversion to sprites. As you can see, some of the Robot Masters made out better than others during the journey from cartoon art to pixels. Sheep Man, Nitro Man, and Strike [...]
Actually, for the bowling-obsessed Wii gamer, this isn’t as ridiculous as it looks. CTA Digital’s put together a bowling peripheral to provide extra realism for the seven bowling titles. No, it’s not supposed to roll. But it’s a lead pipe lock somewhere, someone is going to throw this thing through mama’s flat panel, even with [...]
In: Gaming News27 Jul 2009
Pretty sure that regardless of where you are on this rotating ball of dirt, as you’re reading this, it’s Monday, July 27. And that means the new Monkey Island will be out on Wii today. And by “new” we don’t mean the new version of the old game, we mean the proper new one. Telltale’s [...]
We thought WiiSpray – a Wii mod put together by a couple of German design students – was pretty neat. We’re not the only ones, as the judges of the iF Communication Design Awards are equally impressed. Held by German firm International Forum Design, WiiSpray was one of 377 finalists in the prestigious awards, from [...]
Remember those “HD” Wii videos? This is just like them! Only, it’s Mario Galaxy, not Smash Bros. And they’re lovely big screenshots, not blurry little internet videos.
To refresh, these games are displaying in what is essentially high definition, as they’re being run through a Wii emulator on a PC. So if the Wii could manage high definition (which it can’t), this is probably what Mario would look like. Nice, no?
Why settle for cheap plastic imitation when you can have the cheap plastic real thing this fall, with the release of the official Star Wars Lightsaber and Clone Trooper Blaster accessories for the Nintendo Wii. Manufactured and distributed by Bensussen Deutsch & Associates, Inc., licensed by LucasArts and Nintendo, and marketed under BDA’s Power A [...]
Nicalis’s other upcoming WiiWare game — its original Night Game, from Knytt creator Nifflas — continues to shape up with previously unseen new… is vehicles the right word? The video also shows off more of the game’s fantastic ambient score from Asthmatic Kitty’s Chris Schlarb. Nintendo has listed the game as a fall 2009 release. [...]
As I wrapped up many of the Sony games not mentioned during their E3 press conference on Wednesday, today I’ll bring word of a number of DS and Wii games that went unmentioned by Nintendo, starting with the latest look at Nicalis’s overhaul of Pixel’s oft-mentioned and still gold-standard indie platformer Cave Story. Despite appearances, [...]