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Looks like the spit and polish Capcom put on Resident Evil 4 for the Wii paid off as the game has shipped one million units worldwide. It seems we're now able to say that the Wii version of RE4 brought the old game back from the bargain bin grave and gave it life once more at a consumer friendly $3...

October 30th 2007 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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An author on left-leaning AlterNet.org not only jumps on the controversy of Resident Evil 5's alleged racism, but calls it a "racist video game series." The article is such a mess that you really have to enjoy it for its absurdity. The piece starts by saying those who go to see the "blockbuster Res...

September 24th 2007 at 11:10am 0 Comments
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Factor 5 president Julian Eggebrecht sees potential in the Wii's graphical hardware, despite its technical inferiority to its competitor's consoles. Speaking to RevoGamers, Eggebrecht laments how Wii titles whose aesthetic is more geared toward "traditional, more photorealistic" visuals do not push...

September 12th 2007 at 1:55pm 0 Comments
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Capcom's shares on the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose to 2,855 yen at close today, the publisher's highest close since September 26, 2002, according to Bloomberg. The stock has risen 14 percent in the last two days and 33 percent this year.The good fortune has been attributed to sales of Resident Evil 4...

September 11th 2007 at 2:25pm 0 Comments
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For such a popular console that tries to offer something for everyone, the Wii also manages to be somewhat controversial -- and we're not just talking about Manhunt 2 here. The motion-sensing controls have been a bone of contention when it comes to nearly every game, even those people seem to enjo...

July 18th 2007 at 4:50pm 0 Comments
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Prepare yourselves for a very dry month, one lacking any kind of relief brought by new games. It's looking like we won't get anything new to play until the end of the month and, with the holiday having just passed, we're pretty much done with Resident Evil 4 as we found ourselves having some of tha...

July 6th 2007 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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We talked about this a little a few months back, but now that we've seen that a waggle-port can be done quite well thanks to Resident Evil 4, we thought it might be a good time to revisit this topic. Are you a little more inclined to be curious about ports with new controls now? And since you know t...

July 6th 2007 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Mr. Chainsaw from Resident Evil 4 is trying his luck against Silent Hill's Pyramid Head as seen at Otakon 2005 (via mock-turtle). They look so happy together; check out the highlights for today:JoystiqueryConfirmed: BioShock is dopeJapanese hardware sales, Jun. 11 - Jun. 17: [censored] editionJoyst...

June 22nd 2007 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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If you're lucky enough to have a Hastings store nearby, the entertainment retailer is offering to exchange your moth-eaten copies of Super Paper Mario or The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess for a waggle-fied edition of Resident Evil 4. They'll also accept Rainbow Six Vegas (360) and God of War I...

June 22nd 2007 at 4:10pm 0 Comments
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We only had one game release this week, but it's one we've been anticipating for awhile now. This weekend, we plan on getting knee deep in crazed villagers and playing through this excellent game again. We did turn it on for a few minutes, just to check out the new controls, and we liked what we pl...

June 22nd 2007 at 12:35pm 0 Comments
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Shipping to retail shelves in the U.S. today, Resident Evil 4 hasn't had a shortage of coverage here at Wii Fanboy. We love the franchise and were anxious to see how the already amazing game could benefit from the implementation of gesture-based controls. Not only that, but always having a reticle...

June 19th 2007 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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This week's new batch of games marks the release of DiRT, once headlined by Scottish racer Colin McRae until he was deemed less popular than dirt for the US release. Those looking for something a little creepier may be happy to know that everyone's favorite smokey-voiced merchant has returned for t...

June 18th 2007 at 3:26pm 0 Comments