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Nobody likes crabs. In various contexts, they're just a pain. So, perhaps Konami and developer Frozen Codebase are tapping into some perfect hatred here with WiiWare title Sandy Beach. Beyond the screenshots (found in the gallery below), we did get in touch with the game's producer, Eric Francksen....

September 15th 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

Light gun game Wild West Guns rides into town the European Wii Shop today for its worldwide debut, complete with Zapper compatibility, six levels, four-player support, and a whole host of mildly offensive steretypes. Truth be told, it looks quite fun in the post-break trailer -- certainly a lot mo...

August 1st 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Sure, Microsoft may be living it up with the Xbox 360 Spring Showcase, but let's not forget about Nintendo's WiiWare launch this past Monday. Our friends at Nintendo Wii Fanboy have been churning out reviews and impressions to give you an idea of what to expect....

May 13th 2008 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Click to see more screens from Defend Your Castle The browser game that many of you have tried at one time or another has been revamped for Wii and launched alongside WiiWare earlier this morning. After spending a good bit of time with the game, we're confident that we can present a decent review...

May 12th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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As we anticipated, Nintendo waited until the last possible moment to reveal the details on WiiWare's U.S. launch. In a press release which describes WiiWare as the "most democratic environment in industry history," Nintendo confirmed the six titles that launched with the download service today --...

May 12th 2008 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/nintendo/Nintendo_reveals_WiiWare_launch_List'; The North American WiiWare launch is almost upon us, and instead of the stealth releases that we thought were coming, Nintendo's press release of WiiWare games debuting this Monday (along with their point values) was...

May 10th 2008 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

IGN has a rather extensive interview, along with other media, for WiiWare title Defend Your Castle. We don't have to tell you how good this new downloadable title is looking, so when we hear the developers behind it made a conscious effort not to do a quick port of the PC Flash game and instead are...

April 2nd 2008 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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We've known about its existence for about a month, and now we get to know what cult classic Flash game Defend Your Castle will look like when it come to Nintendo's Wii Ware service. The answer, it turns out, is pretty freakin' cute. Compared to the original Flash version, the Wii Ware Defend Your...

March 21st 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

We weren't exactly hard to convince, since we already loved the "sweded" look of the Wii Ware version of Defend Your Castle, but we think that had we been in the "do not want" camp, seeing the game in motion would have melted our hardened hearts. Every interface is made to appear as if it was craft...

March 21st 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Wii Ware's coming! And it's bringing games -- which is kind of the whole point of the thing. As we approach the launch of the service, new game announcements are coming at an increasing rate. There's already a ton of stuff to look forward to.What's your most anticipated purchase? Besides Major Leag...

March 14th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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XGen Studios has revamped the look of Defend Your Castle significantly for its May 12th Wii Ware release, swapping out the, well, "Flash game" look of the original for a lovely "made of junk" theme. The castle has become a set of construction-paper rectangles decorated with paper flags on toothpick...

February 29th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Now that we have a definite launch date for Nintendo's WiiWare service, we can expect the software announcements to start rolling in. Up to bat today is a WiiWare version of the flash game Defend your Castle, a little literally-titled affair where players must... defend their castles.Defending one'...

February 26th 2008 at 10:55pm 0 Comments