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Nintendo has announced its monthly DSiWare update for February, including eight programs in all -- five of which are actually games! Fans of downloadable Nintendo games will be most excited to see the Art Style series continuing with Art Style: Nalaku and Art Style: Hacolife. But there's also unexpe...

February 20th 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Namco has told IGN that a patch for Mr. Driller Online (which should currently just be called Mr. Driller) is coming by the end of this month. When the game released in early April the online feature was fundamentally broken, as is evidenced by the video from X3F we've placed after the break.As for...

May 7th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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As we were spending time perusing through flickr photos (because we like to see how people who aren't chained to a laptop and forced to blog forever live), we came across the interesting picture you see to your right. Now, we know nothing of traditional Indian weddings (which we're assuming this is,...

May 2nd 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

It's time for another edition of XBLA in Brief, huzzah! This week we take a look at Mr Driller Online. In something of a departure for XBLA in Brief, we actually picked up the full version of the title (what can we say? we like the little guy) and gave it a spin. Unfortunately, before we could e...

April 4th 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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We've received some tips indicating that Mr. Driller Online for XBLA is having a problem with the, er, "Online" portion of the gameplay. It seems that while the person hosting an online game is just fine, the connecting player can't drill anything. X3F put together a video of the bug, which we've p...

April 3rd 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Newly released today to a service we all know by the name of the Xbox Live Arcade, is Namco's classic driller game that has been made over into Mr. Driller Online. And, as the name suggests, it's Xbox Live enabled and ready for multiplayer action. So far, after giving the trial game a whirl, the onl...

April 2nd 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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We have to hand it to Mr. Driller. Though the decision to leave dentistry school and forsake the family practice probably mystified his loved ones at the the time, it appears to be paying off. Sure, there were some dark times (it's been four years since the last game in the series) but Dr. Driller'...

March 31st 2008 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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Packing one mean drill for an arm and enough Japanese cartoon attitude to destroy ... well, colorful blocks of blockiness is Mr. Driller in his latest adventure, Mr. Driller Online.Releasing to the XBLA for 800 Microsoft points this Wednesday, April 2nd, Mr. Driller Online will feature all that trad...

March 31st 2008 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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It's been four long years since Namco Bandai last graced us with its diminutive pink spelunker Mr. Driller in Mr. Driller Drill Spirits for the Nintendo DS. Thankfully, it's an oversight the company will soon remedy with the newly revealed Mr. Driller Online, a downloadable version of the casual pu...

March 16th 2008 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Earlier today, Namco released new media and announced that their Mr. Driller puzzle series will be headed to the Xbox Live Arcade sometime this Spring in the form of Mr. Driller Online.Mr. Driller Online has a distinct Japanese flavor, with bubbly cartoon characters, a vibrant feel and an extreme us...

March 14th 2008 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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The DS Life is a weekly feature in which we scour the known world for narrative images of Nintendo's handhelds and handheld gamers. If you have a photo and a story to match it with, send both to thedslife at dsfanboy dot com.The woman had showered, dressed, and even put her shoes on by the time her...

February 20th 2008 at 11:30pm 0 Comments