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Nearly two years ago, a French court dismissed a lawsuit that Nintendo filed against a group of vendors accused of illegally selling DS flash carts. At the time, the game-maker argued that sales of the cartridges should be halted on the grounds that they could be used to illegally pirate software, b...

October 4th 2011 at 6:13pm 0 Comments
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Following a weekend of play against the team, Studio Zan has announced another cool initiative for Overturn's online mode: the ability for American players to connect and fight with Japanese players! "As more gamers from Japan join in on the fun," Studio Zan told us in a press release, "the game wil...

September 10th 2009 at 11:55am 0 Comments
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Have you been enjoying Studio Zan's robot fighting game Overturn? Why not show your appreciation by letting the game's development staff destroy you in combat? (You probably won't have to let them.) Or, to put a nicer spin on it, by showing the developers your customized mech! (Which will then be de...

September 3rd 2009 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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This week is a special one for Nintendo fans. Not only do we finally see an end to the Virtual Console drought, but we also get fighting robots and a new Art Style game. Oh, and then there's Sexy Poker, Gameloft's odd strip poker game for WiiWare. We guess the company never heard of Google image se...

August 3rd 2009 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Studio Zan just let us know that Overturn, the WiiWare combat game released last year in Japan, should be available on the North American Wii Shop this Monday, August 3, at a cost of 800 Wii Points. Unlike the European version, it seems that Studio Zan is "publishing" the North American release on i...

July 30th 2009 at 12:16pm 0 Comments
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Studio Zan's Overturn looked great when it came out in Japan last December. Well, seemed great -- the graphics are a bit rough. The WiiWare mech combat game had some pretty enticing features: both local and online multiplayer, and even Balance Board compatibility. The only feature it lacked was a kn...

April 6th 2009 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo of Japan has started off December the right way: with a bunch of video games. Between Virtual Console and WiiWare, an astounding six new (or new to Wii) games are available in Japan today. Of course, one of those games is Atlantis no Nazo, which was so bad, it was almost released as a seque...

December 2nd 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Studio Zan is lining up a November release in Japan for Overturn, a new vehicular combat game that sees manga characters (who look oddly out of place next to the game's 3D arenas) take control of hulking great robots.Overturn has yet to be priced or confirmed for a western release, but a Game Watch...

October 23rd 2008 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Sony's attempt to overturn the 2004 ruling on Immersion's haptic technology patents and receive a new trial was denied in court recently.The Wall Street Journal tells quite a tale concerning another force-feedback inventor, originally a paid consultant of Immersion, who allegedly received advance ro...

March 13th 2006 at 8:27pm 0 Comments