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You remember the Arcade Hits collection, don't you? It's the selection of discounted XBLA titles offered by Microsoft. Ostensibly, these are titles that were popular enough that they can now be offered at a reduced price. Now, we have a task for you: We want you to think of three games that you thi...

September 22nd 2009 at 3:45pm 0 Comments

This week's biggest release is undoubtedly Bplus' Bit Boy!!, an odd title that pays homage to the various bits that make up gaming's past. Bit Boy!! runs the gamut from gaming's humble beginnings during the 4-bit era, all the way up to the last generation's 128-bit capabilities. The goal is to resc...

July 13th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo of Europe's Hanabi Festival returns, bringing with it, of course, import games! Fantastic stuff is available this week on Virtual Console: Pulseman, a Mega Man-style platformer from a pre-Pokemon Game Freak, and Ogre Battle, the legendary strategy title from Yasumi Matsuno's Quest.This week...

July 3rd 2009 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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It's quite the coincidence that after challenging our brains week after week about how the Xbox "Deal of the Week" is determined, Brain Challenge ends up becoming this week's offering. The glorified mobile app isn't "bad," but we still have to think real hard if it's worth the 400 ($5) price -- at...

May 11th 2009 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Brain Challenge just joined the short list of Xbox Live Arcade games that support Avatars, as confirmed by Major Nelson's recent Tweet. Avatar support is installed into Brain Challenge via a new title update, automatically downloaded the next time you launch the game online. While we'll take our ca...

March 11th 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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0 Platinum1 Gold4 Silver7 Bronze Difficulty: Impossible Online Trophies? Yes Time to Completion: 100+ hoursDLC Trophies? No View Trophy List Read More About the...

December 2nd 2008 at 7:17pm 0 Comments
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These two entries to the WiiWare have been on Earth for a little over three hours now, so we're going to dispense with making any effort to educate you about them, and just skip right to the making fun of them. Yummy Yummy Cooking Jam (Virtual Toys, 1-2 players,1,000 Wii Points): Here are just...

November 10th 2008 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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EX-TERM-IN-ATE! EX-TERM-IN-ATE! Wait, no, those are the other ones. But whatever. The point is: after hearing nothing about Space Invaders Get Even! for months, the game has randomly appeared on the European and Australian Wii Shops. We are unashamedly jigging with joy as we type this. And the ext...

November 7th 2008 at 8:55am 0 Comments
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How can the Wii have been in stores for two years without a Tetris game? At least Hudson is compensating for the lack of the staple video game with one that is both awesome-looking and cheap. It's being joined on WiiWare by a cheapo darts game and Brain Challenge -- which was actually pretty good o...

October 14th 2008 at 8:55am 0 Comments
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If you've heard of the name Gameloft before, chances are you've played your fair share of Desperate Housewives on your mobile phone. Either that or you've got a thing for WiiWare games. Whatever your poison is, you'll want to keep watch over the primarily-mobile-phone-dev as it just might be making...

September 9th 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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If you've heard of the name Gameloft before, chances are you've played your fair share of Desperate Housewives on your mobile phone. Either that or you've got a thing for WiiWare games. Whatever your poison is, you'll want to keep watch over the primarily-mobile-phone-dev as it just might be making...

September 9th 2008 at 5:50pm 0 Comments
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Our latest contest ends tomorrow, which means you still have two chances to get your name in the hat. Just head over to the original post and leave a comment for your chance to win Professor Layton and the Curious Village, along with Brain Challenge.

March 22nd 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments