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This week saw some pretty low-scoring releases hit the Wii. Frankly, we already forgot what they were. Oh, nevermind, now we know. Nothing much there. Bleh.Still, we wonder if any of you were looking forward to Ubisoft Barcelona's first foray into the Wii in Emergency Heroes? There haven't been any...

May 30th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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This week sees a few new games releasing on the Wii, providing those of you with a burning desire to feed your Wii new retail discs an opportunity to do so. Of note is Ubisoft Barcelona's Emergency Heroes, along with the PSP-to-Wii title, Death Jr: Root of Evil. Without further ado, let's get to th...

May 26th 2008 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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It looks like Emergency Heroes will be coming to North America, which should please those of you who've ever had the desire to race in ambulances, police cars, and other rescue vehicles. Yes, the game's about actually rescuing people, too, but who cares about that bit? We'll probably run over more...

April 1st 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft has announced plans to race to the Wii scene this May with "an open world rescue driving game" called Emergency Heroes. While details remain sketchy, Ubisoft has confirmed that the game will feature two-player co-op and 16 different police, fire, and EMT vehicles to drive about while protec...

March 31st 2008 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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In some screens, Emergency Heroes looks very anime-like -- especially when you can see the bizarre details of the crazy, futuristic emergency vehicles. It's a somewhat more cartoony take on the F-Zero GX-style of racer. But in screens like the one above, the texture-free, shaded environmental eleme...

March 31st 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/nintendo/Introducing_Ubisoft_Barcelona_s_Emergency_Heroes_for_Wii'; The above trailer comes from Ubisoft Barcelona's Emergency Heroes, a free-roaming racing game for Wii. As you can see, it's all in German (someone get Colonel Klink on the phone, we need a transl...

March 27th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments