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At E3 2009, we played Nintendo's Line Attack Heroes, a bizarre action game, designed by Secret of Mana creator Koichi Ishii. In the game, players build a line of allies, which is used to attack enemies. While fun, the simple gameplay and single-screen level design seemed like an experience better f...

July 23rd 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo is one of a few companies to release its earnings report earlier this week, and a supplemental report released today has some surprises and new information for Wii owners. Not only does it finally list a target date for Metroid: Other M (you can expect it as soon as summer of this year if...

January 28th 2010 at 11:15pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo's Line Attack Heroes seems like a game from another time. The self-contained, themed, square levels and simplistic bring to mind NES classics like Kickle Cubicle and Adventures of Lolo and retro arcade games like Toy Pop more than any modern game. Unlike those, however, Line Attack Heroes i...

June 8th 2009 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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Click for full-sized image Nintendo announced a lot of games last night at their Japanese conference. Many of them, like Punch-Out!! here, were brand new. Some, like Supan Smasher and Cosmic Walker, we still don't know anything about. But we've got screenshots. So many screenshots. After the bre...

October 2nd 2008 at 5:40pm 0 Comments