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This week is certainly the largest single update the Japanese Wii Shop has had since the launch of the Virtual Console back in December of 2006. It's also, sadly, a feat that probably won't be repeated, given the recent decline in selection. But let's not talk about declines when we've got such an i...

August 4th 2009 at 11:20am 0 Comments
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While not all of Hudson's WiiWare offerings are necessarily successful in terms of sales or critical response, they've been responsible for some of the best, and best-selling, games on the service. And even when they don't do so well, effort is evident. So why can't Hudson's parent company, Konami,...

January 7th 2009 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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WiiWareSandy Beach (Konami, 1-2 players, 500 Wii Points): First, the good news: Yes, you can build sand castles in this game, either at your leisure or facing off against swarms of crabs in the Defend Your Castle-esque Crab Battle mode. The bad news? Well, it wasn't the first Crab Battle that came...

January 5th 2009 at 12:42pm 0 Comments

For all of you fishing nuts out there, Hudson's Fishing Master World Tour lands on retail shelves this week. On top of that, we've got one new Virtual Console title, as well as a new WiiWare game. So, head past the break and see all of the new gaming content available to Wii owners this week in Nort...

January 5th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Nobody likes crabs. In various contexts, they're just a pain. So, perhaps Konami and developer Frozen Codebase are tapping into some perfect hatred here with WiiWare title Sandy Beach. Beyond the screenshots (found in the gallery below), we did get in touch with the game's producer, Eric Francksen....

September 15th 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Click image for more sandy beaches Konami's upcoming WiiWare game may look a bit like another WiiWare game. That's right, we're talking about Defend your Castle and without any kind of fact sheet or information, we're thinking Konami's game Sandy Beach is just that, only with crabs. And it also ta...

September 15th 2008 at 10:50am 0 Comments