More details of Nintendo's revolutionary Wii controller have come to light after developer notes were leaked recently. Nintendo has always been secretive about the technology behind the Wii-mote and has promised more revelations before the console's fall release, but this latest info has made the picture a little clearer.
The Wii-mote will be powered by two AA batteries, which will allow for 30-60 hours of game time, depending on which functions are used. Bluetooth wireless technology is used
Just to keep you up with everything Zelda, we've got our hands on a collection of concept artwork from The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess to share with you.
The art includes sketches of new creatures and locations from the new game, which is due for release this year on GameCube and Wii.
The star of the game is, of course, Link, who must explore the vast land of Hyrule in order to uncover the mystery of the Twilight Realm, which has plunged the world into darkness. This time Link can turn
Unstoppable video game publisher Electronic Arts announced today that no fewer than six brand new, custom-built titles are coming to Wii. Madden NFL and Need for Speed Carbon we already knew about, but Harry Potter, The Godfather, Tiger Woods PGA Tour and SSX round out the EA lineup, with more games to come.
The company's dedicated Wii development team will be handling all six titles, attempting to keep the basics of each intact while implementing unique Wii features. Madden NFL, especially,
Wednesday 12 July 2006
Following our Call of Duty 3 first-look from yesterday, we've managed to get hold of some screenshots of the Wii version of Activision's World War II shooter.
Treyarch will be tailoring the latest in the Call of Duty series to make use of Wii's motion sensing controller, but when we spoke to an Activision representative last week he wasn't too clear of just how.
Looking at the screens, however (see the images tab for more), is seems as though the remote will be used to
GameCube classic Eternal Darkness almost certainly has a sequel on the way, according to Denis Dyack, director of developer Silicon Knights.
Dyack has revealed in his blog that the three-game approach the team took to the forthcoming Xbox 360 game Too Human was always a possibility for Eternal Darkness. Every time the team designs a game, he says, it is intended to tell a story within a larger universe and that other stories are still there to be told.
This means that Too Human's - and now
Ubisoft delivered another little video for Rayman Raving Rabbids, and we've begun to detect a theme here. The third in their series of "Bunnies can't..." shorts, this episode depicts a Raving Rabbid bunny attempting to play with fireworks with decidedly mixed results. While these clips are entertaining, we'd still like to see more actual gameplay in them.
Still, we eagerly await future installments in this series, because we're hoping that they'll include: Bunnies can't perform colonoscopies,
It's the game that boasts the "largest superhero alliance ever," and we've got the latest shots and a trailer of action RPG Marvel: Ultimate Alliance. The horde of heroes will land this fall on PS2, PS3, PSP, Xbox, Xbox 360, PC, Wii and GBA. This batch of shots is from the Xbox 360, but we're hoping to snag some from the other platforms soon.
The game allows you to hand pick a team of four superheroes from a total of 20 playable Marvel characters, then take on the united might of the Marvel
First-person killathon Red Steel is surely the highest profile, non-Nintendo-developed game that's winging its way to Wii, and we've successfully snagged a handful of screens that show both blade and black steel being wielded.
Red Steel is a tale of bloody retribution that pitches players against the formidable might of Japan's feared crime syndicate, the
Thursday 6 July 2006
Nintendo's Wii console is predicted to launch in late September, nearly two months before the previously believed November release and the launch of Sony's PlayStation 3.
The technology of Wii is likely to be a crucial reason for Nintendo's motion-sensitive-controlled console making such a jump in schedule. "Wii is a simpler box to make" than PS3, according to American technology analyst PJ McNealy.
This leap in Wii's launch date has been leaked by expectant 'industry
It's common practice to release a shiny new gaming console as close to December as possible, but Wii could possibly be coming as soon as September if industry talk is to be believed. An article on CNNMoney.com says an analyst's notes suggest Wii hardware is most likely already in production and could arrive well before the PlayStation 3's November 17 release date.
If this is true, the drought of product that plagued the Xbox 360 last season (and could affect the PS3 this year) might be