Descent coming to WiiWare – prepare barf bags

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/descent-2.jpg" />Do you people remember how disorientating <em>Descent </em>was back when it first game out? I mean, we had <em>Doom </em

WiiWare: Castlevania The Adventure ReBirth now available

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/castlevania.jpg">Weird naming conventions aside (What, no colon? And what’s with the capital B?), Castlevania fans have another install

Nintendo mulling WiiWare demos

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/wiiware.jpg">Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata said recently that his company would be testing out demo downloads of certain WiiWare titles this

Excitebike: World Rally WiiWare trailer (you must watch this)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/Excitebike-World-Ralley.JPG">Skip to 1:00 mark and prepare to be amazed at the multiplayer Excitebike Wii port. Seriously, there are peop

La-Mulana comes to WiiWare; you're not worthy

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/la-mulana.jpg" />The downloadable game libraries on current-gen consoles are making for a lot of "indie developer makes good" occasions.

How does a WiiWare developer make money?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/img004.jpg" alt="" />Have you wondered how a WiiWare developer makes money? Me either, but a friendly tip sent in by a developer to Kotak

Reasonably live from Nintendo's GDC press conference: SDHC for WiiWare, Final Fantasy heads to Virtual Console

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/wiiware4.jpg" />Hey! We've just received word from out team at the Game Developers Convention that WiiWare will now support launching gam

WiiWare remake brings old-school gaming hero "16 shot" back to the table

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/takahashi.jpg" />The gaming heroes of yesteryear are, unsurprisingly, getting on in age. Those pioneering masters of the joystick who pwn

Video: Getting your beat on, 8 bits at a time

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/asdf.png"> Like your old school gaming blocky, and 8 bit? There's a new game coming out for the Wii that'll be just your thing then. Dev

CEATEC 2008: Fujisoft launches Japan-only VOD service for the Wii

At CEATEC 2008, Fujisoft for the first time presented their “Ulexit” video player for embedded devices. The company will use its technology for “Minna-no (everybody’s) Theater

Mega Man 9 is out for Wii!

In case you forgot, or haven’t read any of the other 50 million Mega Man 9 posts here at CG, I thought I’d remind you all that Mega Man 9 is out today for download on WiiWare, and will be

Mega Man 9 producer talks about challenges of making an 8-bit game in 2008

In this great interview with Hironobu Takeshita at Gamasutra, the producer of the hotly anticipated upcoming Mega Man 9, the hardships and fun bits of developing an 8-bit game in the modern era are di

Japanese Wii users get to download digital manga, Western users don't

Following the launch of a similar service for the DS, Japanese Wii users are now able to download digital comics to their Wii consoles offered by a total of 5 companies. In April, Japanese publishing

E3 2008: Mega Man 9 trailer – yes, it's awesome

Oh yeah, baby. I’m going to beat this mother in one sitting no matter what. I’m really glad they went back to about the Mega Man 2 era in terms of skills and enemies since that’s the

Mega Man 9 to be released on WiiWare, PSN, and XBLA

There we go. Was that so hard? Was it so hard to make a totally awesome Mega Man game and then release it on all three consoles at once? They are doing so many things so right here. 1. Cross-platform

Games for the blind or visually impaired, designed on Nintendo’s Wii

Gamers with impaired vision usually had a hard time finding games they could play with their friends, who had no vision problems. The researchers at MIT’s (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Gam

Video: Beer Pong for the Wii

I love playing Beer Pong. It’s what I’ll be doing later tonight and all weekend once I get out of the city for the holiday weekend. Now, the blending of video games and drinking games is a

Homestar Runner, Strong Bad WiiWare games soon

Nice. I like it. If you’ve been aimlessly drifting about the world wide web for any substantial period of time, you’ve undoubtedly come across (and spent several hours on) Homestarrunner.c

CrunchArcade: Dr. Mario WiiWare – I got a fever!

http://www.gemaga.com/game-videos/3493 And the only prescription is hundreds upon hundreds of duochromatic capsules. The wii-mote control scheme looks a little shady but like every other game on the W

'Defend Your Castle' to WiiWare May 12, new trailer

Here’s a trailer for Defend Your Castle, which will be one of the first WiiWare games available for download (not to be confused with the Virtual Console games). It was originally available as a
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