Monthly Archives: April 2008

Water mess

Imagine Babies. The name alone prompted sniggers from juvenile internet types, but when the full game arrived in stores Ubisoft found it getting a lot of press coverage and all for the wrong reasons – the boxart featured a watermark from the...
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Bam! Right in the kisser

Super Smash Bros. Brawl has finally been dated for Europe. That date is June 27th. US gamers got it on March 9th, although we have had Mario Kart Wii before them. The WiiWare Channel has been given a date of May 20th,...
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War is good

I’ve been thinking a lot about the Wii recently, and its surprising success. Richard wondered last week whether it could bring an end to the console war. I don’t think it’s dominant enough to do any such thing, but more than that,...
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Mario Kart Wii

If you get used to something you can instantly tell when it has been tampered with. Like the time somebody broke into my house and put cloves in my Coco Pops. Those that have been playing Mario Kart since it was half...
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Not very Mortal Kombat

Over the years Capcom’s street fighters have faced a wealth of new faces to pummel, from Marvel Superheroes to SNK’s lesser known brawlers. Midway have now decided to make a belated jump on the crossover bandwagon, with Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe....
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Wheely good

There is, apparently, a shortage of official Nintendo Wii Wheels. But worry not – issue 23 of NGamer (which is due to reach newsagents next week) comes with a free steering wheel shaped piece of plastic. Which isn’t a bad freebie at...
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