Monthly Archives: February 2007

Spaced

Namco Bandai have snapped up a Wii-exclusive sequel to obscure Xbox Live Arcade management sim Outpost Kaloki X. Developers Wahoo are keen to stress that although they look the same, it’s not a conversion but rather a fully-fledged project built for Wii....
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Heatseeker

Battlestations: Midway unexpectedly (at least to us) flew to the top of the charts, which proved (again, to us) that there’s a bigger demand for air combat sims than anybody (we) realised. Luckily for fans of the genre, there’s another around the...
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Scrape, scrape, scrape

One of the biggest complaints aimed at the Wii thus far is that too many publishers are pushing out half-arsed conversions of PlayStation 2 titles. Sadly, this isn’t going to improve any time soon, as budget developers Data Design Interactive are re-releasing...
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Mellow yellow

The Behemoth obviously haven’t finished their four-player medieval brawler Castle Crashers yet, as it has been announced that this Wednesday’s Xbox Live Arcade release is Metal Slug-style shooter Alien Hominid HD, for 800 points (£6.80). Thanks to the awfully helpful Microsoft Points...
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Dungeon Siege: Throne of Agony

We’ve seen what Take-Two have done here and we approve. That is, release Throne of Agony well before Uwe Boll’s silver screen take on Dungeon Siege comes out. If you’re thinking, “But why do that and miss out on the extra publicity?”...
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That’s enough now, thanks

Here’s some news to ruin your weekend: we’re in for at least another five years – that’s five years – of Crazy Frog games. Over one million idiots have bought the dire Crazy Frog Racer games so far. And each and every...
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There are still GameCubes to shift

It’s not often that I’m impressed by the standard of game-related interviews, but GameDaily BIZ did an excellent job of making Nintendo’s Perrin Kaplan flap about on the floor, attempting to convince anyone that the GameCube might still be worth buying. It’s...
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Mazes of Fate

You’re forgiven if you hadn’t heard of Mazes of Fate before. It’s a US only release at present, has been put together by a small unknown developer based in Argentina, and appears to have had only a small print run. It’s odd...
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