Monday, February 22, 2010

This Weeks WiiWare, DSiWare, And Virtual Console Releases

Here are this weeks WiiWare and DSiWare releases for the USA. in total there are 7 new games to download, but no new games have come out on the Virtual Console.


this is a 1 player game that costs 600 Wii Points. you play as a ghost slayer who has to battle evil spirits. you have to work through them to get to the ghost Queen. the game has 3 levels of difficulty and supports Wii MotionPlus.

Mouse House
This is a 1 player game that costs 600 Wii Points. this is a logic puzzle game where you play a mouse on the hunt for cheese. the game as 100 levels where you have to navigate traps to get to the cheese.

Family Go-Kart Racing
this is a 1-4 player game that costs 500 Wii Points. this kart racing game comes with 12 tracks where you use the WiiMotes tilt controls to steer the kart.


Aura-Aura Climber
This is a 1 player game that costs 200 DSi Points. you play as Aura-Aura and have to help him back into the universe. Aura_Aura has a grapple arm which you use to grapple points and climb higher.

Flight Control
This is a 1-2 player game that costs 500 DSi Points. this is the DSi version of the hit iPhone game.

this is a player only game that costs 200 DSi Points. you take pictures of faces and put them into the game. you can dress them up, put them in settings. you can also upload them to Facebook.

This is a 1 player game that costs 500 DSi Points. you ply as a young boy on his quest to find his stolen goldfish. this is a 3D puzzle platform game that has 4 worlds, each with 5 levels.

Press Release

Let's say you're relaxing at home, but something doesn't seem quite right. Maybe your house has ghosts. Clearly you need to get GhostSlayer, with its Wii MotionPlus™ accessory functionality, to figure out how to deal with them. Or maybe your house has a mouse. Mouse House™ puzzles seem the logical choice for you. Maybe you just need to get out of the house and try some fresh air with Family Go-Kart Racing. If it seems a bit brighter than usual outdoors, that's probably because Aura-Aura, the star of Aura-Aura Climber™, has fallen out of the sky. While you're out having fun, take and share some crazy pictures of your friends and family with Faceez, or spend a few relaxing hours directing flights with Flight Control™. And while you're out there, you might want to spend some time helping a little boy recover his lost pet goldfish, Flipper.


Publisher: Gevo Entertainment
Players: 1
ESRB Rating: T (Teen) – Blood, Violence
Price: 600 Wii Points™
Description: Embark on a thrilling ghost-fighting experience. Play as a Ghost Slayer as you battle evil spirits that plague the mortal world. Your sword is your only weapon against them. Eliminate all hostiles in your path and defeat the Ghost Queen in the final stage in order to save the world. Unlock new swords and acquire special techniques that you can use to your advantage. Test your skills by playing all three levels of difficulty. Enjoy the thrill of slashing ghosts and vaporizing them by swinging your Wii Remote™ controller and experience sword-fighting game play at a new level of realism by using Wii MotionPlus accessory (this game can be played with or without Wii MotionPlus). Brace yourself for the onslaught of blood-thirsty spirits.

Mouse House
Publisher: Big John Games
Players: 1
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone) – Comic Mischief
Price: 600 Wii Points
Description: He's clever, he's daring, he's brave, he's ... a mouse! Mouse House is an accessible and fast-paced logic puzzle game in which you lead a lively little mouse on his hunt to collect the cheese in each of 100 challenging puzzles. But these are no simple mazes - our adorable hero has to weave his way though a cast of colorful critters, including stinger-shooting bees and nasty rats, as well as tricky traps like conveyor belts, collapsing floors and more. A true "pick up and play" game, Mouse House's combination of simple controls and multiple levels of challenge make it perfect for players of all ages.

Family Go-Kart Racing
Publisher: Aksys Games
Players: 1-4
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone) – Comic Mischief
Price: 500 Wii Points
Description: It's Family Go-Kart Racing, the fantastic new racing game from Arc System Works. The Family is back: Billy, Sarah, Daddy, Mommy and new to the Family fun, Auntie and Gramps. Choose among the six family members and six karts to take on 12 exciting tracks and drift your way to victory. With the Wii Remote controller's tilt control, race against the clock in Time Attack to beat your personal records, or take on the entire family in a full Grand Prix. Steer your way through the Snowy Slopes, peel out in the World Bazaar and go-go-go for gold on the Go-Go Rollercoaster. Earn your place as the head of the family by outmaneuvering your kin with special items like Acceleration and Lighting to zip past your opponents. Or, unleash the Bowling Bomb and strike out the kart ahead of you.

Nintendo DSiWare™

Aura-Aura Climber
Publisher: Nintendo
Players: 1
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone) – Comic Mischief
Price: 200 Nintendo DSi Points™
Description: Aura-Aura has fallen out of the sky and landed on Earth. He is determined to return to his rightful place in the universe and become a bright star. Take control of Aura-Aura, and help him to accomplish this by using his grapple arm to grab a variety of grapple points and continuously climb higher in the sky. Along the way, collect items to aid him (bombs, extensions for his grapple arm) and avoid enemies that damage Aura-Aura's health. Two modes of play offer very different challenges: Score Attack, in which you try to get to the goal with as many points as possible, and Endless, in which your aim is simply to help Aura-Aura climb as high into the sky as possible within the time limit. And even if you think you've mastered the art of climbing, both modes offer numerous medals to find or earn by completing specific tasks. With its intuitive controls, straightforward game play, and incredible replay value, Aura-Aura's journey is arcade-style gaming at its best ... or should that be its highest?

Flight Control
Publisher: Firemint
Players: 1-2
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)
Price: 500 Nintendo DSi Points
Description: Keep the skies safe in Flight Control, the insanely popular worldwide hit from Firemint. In this action-packed game, take on the role of an air traffic controller at an increasingly busy airport. In complete control of the airspace, direct aircraft to their appropriate landing zones while avoiding collisions. Travel to airports set among green fields, a beachside resort, the Australian Outback, a winter wonderland and even an aircraft carrier. Learn how to land 10 different kinds of aircraft, including jets, seaplanes and helicopters. To direct aircraft, simply touch and drag them to their landing zones with the stylus without letting them collide. Sounds easy? You'll need smart strategy, keen eyes and a smooth touch to keep the chaos under control. You can even work alongside a friend in cooperative multiplayer mode, and guard the airways together. Flight Control only takes a minute to learn – just don't expect to put it down as quickly as you'll pick it up.

Publisher: Neko Entertainment
Players: 1
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone) – Alcohol Reference, Comic Mischief, Mild Blood
Price: 200 Nintendo DSi Points
Description: Make your friends laugh with Faceez. Take pictures of their faces with the Nintendo DSi Camera and then mix them and animate them. Dress them up with lots of funny accessories. Place them in your own favorite settings. Give free reign to your imagination with millions of possible combinations. Thanks to the Nintendo DSi system's connectivity with Facebook, you can share your creations with your friends, who'll be rolling on the floor laughing. Photograph, disguise, decorate, animate and send ... FACEEZ.

Publisher: Xform
Players: 1
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)
Price: 500 Nintendo DSi Points
Description: The hero of the game is a courageous young boy. You must lead him through various worlds full of obstacles to retrieve his stolen goldfish called Flipper. Get ready for a 3-D puzzle platform game set in four different worlds with five levels each. The game features beautiful pixel-art backdrops, cheerful cartoon characters and catchy music. The voxel engine technology allows you to change the environment with some cool power-ups. You can pick up power-ups that let you blast holes in the environment while other power-ups restore it or build platforms. It's up to you to use the limited amount of power-ups wisely to complete each level. Flipper is a fun and challenging puzzle game that is suited for all ages.

Nintendo adds new titles to the Nintendo DSi™ Shop and the Wii Shop Channel at 9 a.m. Pacific time on Mondays. Users with broadband Internet access can redeem Wii Points or Nintendo DSi Points to download the games. Wii Points can be purchased in the Wii Shop Channel. Nintendo DSi Points can be purchased in the Nintendo DSi Shop. A Nintendo Points Card™ can be purchased at retail locations. All points from one Nintendo Points Card must be redeemed in either the Nintendo DSi Shop or the Wii Shop Channel. They are not transferable and cannot be divided between the two systems.

Remember that both Wii and Nintendo DSi feature parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about this and other features, or

Funcom Release New Screenshots, Artwork And Trailers From Age Of Conan: Hyborian Adventures Expansion

Funcom have released new screenshots, artwork, and trailers from areas in the GodSlayer expansion for Age Of Conan: Hyborian Adventures. These are from two areas in the expansion, the KaraKorum and The Gateway to Khitai.

The Artwork, Screenshots, and Trailers all come from in-game footage of the Godslayer Expansion. they show off the landscape, buildings, and enemies from each of the locations.

Gateway to Khitai Artwork

Gateway to Khitai Screenshots

KaraKorum Artwork

KaraKorum Screenshots

Duke Nukem 3D Is This Weeks XBLA Deal Of The Week

Major Nelsons blog has announced that this weeks Deal Of The Week is Duke Nukem 3D. For This week only, the game costs 400 MS Points. This only applies to Gold Members.

From Major Nelson Blog

Fret Nice Is Coming To XBLA This Week For 1200 MS Points

Major Nelson have announced that Fret Nice is coming out this Wednesday on Xbox Live Arcade. the game will cost 1200 MS Points.
Also coming out this week for 800 MS Points are Greed Corp and Lazy Raiders

PS3 Fret Nice Screenshots

From Major Nelson Blog

Audio Re-Cap of The Weekends News (oldest to newest)

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  • Its reported that by 2013, the videogames industry will have revenues of $64.9Billion. ti reached $46.5B in 2009

  • PC: Valve have announced that Metro 2033 will use Steamworks.

  • Yoshinori Kitase, there would only be a Final Fantasy VII remake if it took 1 year to make. currently it could take 14

  • OnLive: A Demo of OnLive was shown at DICE. its reported that no latency was seen. they played Unreal Tournament

  • Big Brothers Dr. Linda Papadopoulos says videogames share some of the blame of the 'sexualisation' of children

  • PS3: God Of War 3 has gone gold, according to a tweet from the games tech developer.

  • EA say that Mirror's Edge and Dead Space didn't get enough of a marketing push.

  • Warner Bros. have been taken to court over a Mortal Kombat 3 movie by Threshold, Thresold must work on the movie

  • GC: Someones found that the Game Cube menu theme played fast sounds like the Famicom disc system BIOS startup screen

  • 360: Bungie say they regret not having enough time to fix matchmaking issues with Halo ODST firefight mode

  • Its reported that the Sonic 3 level designer is working on Sonic 4.

  • QTE Blog: Audio Re-Cap of Yesterdays News (oldest to newest)

  • QTE Blog: Sega Have Released A New Launch Trailer For The Nintendo DS Version Of Sonic & Sega All Star Racing

  • QTE Blog: Sega Have Released A Launch Trailer For The Playstation 3 Version Of Sonic & Sega All Star Racing

  • QTE Blog: EA Have Released A Trailer For Need For Speed Shift Showing The Ferrari DLC

  • QTE Blog: Sony Online Entertainment Announce Dragon And T-Rex Rides Are Out Now In Free Realms

  • QTE Blog: Konami Have Released New Screenshots For The iPhone Game Draw Parking

  • QTE Blog: Krome Studios Announce They Are Brining Blade Kitten To The Playstation 3 In Spring 2010

  • QTE Blog: This Weeks UK WiiWare, DSiWare, And Virtual Console Releases

  • QTE Blog: DICE Announce That The Battlefield Bad Company 2 Demo Was Downloaded Over 3.5 Million Times

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