Archive for Category: "Wii"

Nintendo’s Comic-Con 2011 Lineup

Nintendo’s Comic-Con 2011 Lineup

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword and Other Top 2011 Releases to Make Public Playable Debut at Leading Pop-Culture Event REDMOND, Wash., July 18, 2011 – Nintendo is returning to Comic-Con in San Diego this year, and fans will have a lot to get excited about. In addition to top  Nintendo 3DS™ games releasing this holiday […]

Deepack Chorpra Game Info

Deepack Chorpra Game Info

Brand Overview: Deepak Chopra, MD world renowned expert on mind-body healing and bestselling author, collaborates with THQ on a unique interactive experience inspired by the ancient system of chakras – the body’s seven energy centers through which the life force flows – and invites players to achieve a peaceful and focused “flow state.”   Game […]

Ubisoft’s Comic-Con Lineup

Ubisoft’s Comic-Con Lineup

SAN FRANCISCO – July 13, 2011 –Today, Ubisoft® announced its plans for Comic-Con International: San Diego on July 20–24, 2011. The company will feature the first public demos of Just Dance® 3 and Rabbids®: Alive & Kicking. In addition, Ubisoft will demo Rayman® Origins, and host an exclusive panel for Assassin’s Creed® Revelations on July […]

Just Jam Available for Wii

Just Jam Available for Wii

Zivix’s music creation/rhythm game mash-up now available for download on WiiWare. Minneapolis, Minnesota – July 7, 2011 – Zivix Interactive and Big John Games announced today JustJam, a unique take on rhythm gaming that lets players craft their own music, is now available on the WiiWare™ service. Combining elements of music creation and rhythm gaming, JustJam’sspecial brand freeform […]

New Rock Band DLC February 26, 2010

Guildford, UK. – 26th Feb 2010 – Harmonix and MTV Games today announced that a three pack of songs from American rockers Disturbed, as well as singles from Silversun Pickups, The Mother Hips and TRUSTcompany, will be added next week to the Rock Band Music Store of downloadable content for the Xbox 360® video game […]

New Super Mario Bros. Wii: Hands on

New Super Mario Bros. Wii: Hands on

Nintendo’s booth had a slew of 1st party titles coming for the DS and the Wii, but none were more effective at re-imagining old school NES games than New Super Mario Brothers.  Once a sole DS title, the game has now made a Wii incarnation and it’s every bit as fun as its predecessor. The […]

The Conduit Review (Wii)

The Conduit Review (Wii)

As an owner of the Wii gaming system by Nintendo, I was at first captivated by the joy and novel nature of playing Wii sports. The fun of being more interactive in my games had my mind racing with possibilities of what future games would hold as developers became more familiar with the system and […]

Datel Edge Nunchuk Controller

Datel Edge Nunchuk Controller

Third-party manufacturers sure do like to cash in on game systems.  There are plenty of manufacturers, the most notable one being Nyko, but a new British company has been churning out new products that have begun to turn some heads.  Datel’s products stand out from the crowd because they actually don’t suck, and are reasonably […]

Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings (Wii)

Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings (Wii)

The man with the Fedora hat and bullwhip is back as Dr. Indiana Jones returns in an all new adventure. In Indiana Jones and The Staff of Kings, Jones is tasked with locating the Staff of Moses and as usual the Nazis and all manner of enemies are hot on his heels and dangers abound. […]

Wii emulator actually works!

Wii emulator actually works!

I’ve been an emulator buff for a while, but generally emulators seem to only work well after the console has been off the market for several years. Well, I found a Wii emulator that not only works, but works rather well.  The games I tried on it work very well with little sound or graphical […]

Guitar Hero: Smash Hits Review

Guitar Hero: Smash Hits Review

The hits keep on coming in the highly popular Guitar Hero franchise with the latest release, Guitar Hero: Smash Hits. The 48 song collection contains all the best tracks from the previous Guitar Hero games, and allows gamers to not only play Guitar, but add vocals and drums as well. The game is not a […]

My Sims Racing Review (Wii)

My Sims Racing Review (Wii)

Rev up your engines and get ready to race as EA has released My Sims Racing for the Nintendo Wiii. Gamers get to select from a quick race options as well as multiplay and career modes that allow gamers to customize not only their characters but their cars and tracks as well. The game allows […]

EA Sports Active Review

EA Sports Active Review

I don’t think I can drive five miles from my house without coming across a fitness center. LA Fitness there, 24 Hr Fitness here, Curves that way. Everywhere I turn, there’s a flyer or coupon touting great deals for new members. Sure, I get tempted. Goodness knows this body needs more exercise. But in my […]

Punch Out!! Wii Review

Punch Out!! Wii Review

With a 15 year long absence from Nintendo’s consoles, many gamers completely wrote Punch Out!! off as an oldschool game. The series was a hit during the NES era remembered by virtually any owner, spawned a well received sequel during the SNES era — then it just disappeared. It missed out on the N64’s time […]

Monkey Island Revived!

Monkey Island Revived!

PC Gaming has evolved over the past 20 years or so.  Back in 1990, LucasArts (then called LucasFilm Games) created one of the best adventure games of all time: The Secret of Monkey Island.  Back then, the studio had a stream of hits with Indiana Jones, Day of the Tentacle, and the Sam and Max […]

Ghostbusters Game Interview with Michael Goss

Ghostbusters Game Interview with Michael Goss

Recently I got the chance to ask Michael Fetterman, Executive Producer and Brendan Goss, Producer – Terminal Reality about the new Ghostbusters game from Atari. I want to thank Lila and Steve for their assistance with this interview. OCMS: What is the background, storyline and setting for the game? Game story is set in 1991, […]

Wallace and Gromit Info Straight from Telltale

Wallace and Gromit Info Straight from Telltale

Recently I got the chance to speak to the good folks at Telltale about their new Wallace and Gromit game. I want to thank the team and Emily for answering my questions. GVK: What is the background and setting for the game? Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Adventures is a four episode series based on the […]

Classic Gaming Madness: Megaman 3

Classic Gaming Madness: Megaman 3

After Megaman 2 basically showed us how to make an awesome sequel. Capcom did what they later would be notorious for: The made more sequels. Even today, Capcom schedules their yearly catalogue around sequels to their top franchises. Usually when they come out with something original, it tanks. Once they have one game that sells […]

X-Men Origins Wolverine Game Interview

X-Men Origins Wolverine Game Interview

Recently I had the chance to speak with Dan Vondrak, project lead, Raven Software about the pending release of X-Men Origins: Wolverine. I want to thank Dan as well as Kathy at Activision for taking the time to answer my questions. OCMS: What is the background and setting for the game and how closely does […]

WWE No Way Out Review

I used to review Pay-per-views a lot, and then I stopped cuz I realised it had nothing to do with video games. Since I was actually able to go to No Way Out at the Key Arena this year, I thought I’d do a review of it real quick. To begin: The Seattle crowd sucks. […]