Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Wii

Sega announces Comic-Con 2011 pop-up arcade of playable demos

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Last bit of Comic-Con news for the week, and this time it’s from Sega. Attendees looking to game it up should check out the company’s “pop-up arcade,” which will feature playable demos of Captain America: Super Soldier, House of the Dead: Overkill – Extended Cut, Guardian Heroes, Rise of Nightmares, Renegade Ops, Shinobi, Sonic Generations, and a new, unannounced game.

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Wicked Monsters Blast-s onto store shelves

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Interworks Unlimited’s Wicked Monsters Blast has hit store shelves for the Wii. The game comes in two editions, standard and in a two-gun bundle. The gallery shooter features four-player multiplayer and 10 stages filled with puzzles and targets to ding. Each level has its own theme and objectives, including feeding hippos in the curiously titled No Mercy for Hippos. But in the end, don’t we all just want to shoot a bird pretending to be a suave colonel?

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Wii News

Wii getting bitted and tripped out with Bit.Trip Complete

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When asked whether CommanderVideo was going to take a much-deserved rest after announcing his upcoming collection on the 3DS, Bit.Trip Saga, he replied, “No—for there is more.” With that, Aksys and Gaijin have revealed Bit.Trip Complete for the Wii. The six-game package includes all of the commander’s adventures, new difficulty modes in all games, online leaderboards, letters to the fans from the series’ director, image gallery with concept and promo art, online leaderboards, video gallery with 25 movies, and—whew!—a soundtrack sampler disc.

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Wii News

Rayman Origins announced, the gang is looking sharp

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Rayman is returning to the realm of the flat this holiday in a new 2D action-adventure platformer, Rayman Origins. Michel Ancel, the creator of Rayman, as well as Beyond Good & Evil and Raving Rabbids, returns to the series with some old favorites in tow. Origins is set to ship for the 360, PS3, and Wii and include over 100 characters, 12 environments, 60 levels, and four-player jump-in/out co-op play. Either solo or with friends, controlling Globox or one of the two Teensies, players must collect pieces of the Glade’s history to put together the story of Rayman’s origins.

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(Wii Review) GoldenEye 007

(Wii Review) GoldenEye 007

“So some hitches aside, GoldenEye 007 is a solid first-person shooter…”

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Wii Reviews

(Wii Review) Tournament of Legends

(Wii Review) Tournament of Legends

“Poor collision detection, unresponsive controls, and a limited combo and move list negate any interesting ideas, novel concepts, or interesting endings it may have.”

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(Wii Review) Ogre Battle 64: Person of Lordly Caliber (Virtual Console)

(Wii Review) Ogre Battle 64: Person of Lordly Caliber (Virtual Console)

“A great buy.”

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Wii Reviews

(Wii Review) Red Steel 2

(Wii Review) Red Steel 2

” … an experience like no other and manages to elicit a level of excitement few other games have.”

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Wii Reviews

(Wii Review) Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love

(Wii Review) Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love

“If you’ve found your mech combat wanting for a more personal touch, or you just want to get lost in a very weird and largely charming world, then check out Sakura Wars.”

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Wii Reviews

(Wii Review) No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle

(Wii Review) No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle

” … a raucous experience that plays out like a psychedelic Kill Bill.”

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Wii Reviews