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Producer Peter Dassenko, who's handling the upcoming Alien Crush Returns for Wiiware, spoke with theBBPS.com about the title and Hudson as a whole. As pumped as we are for Alien Crush Returns, it's not the only interesting thing about the interview. Dassenko pretty much confirms that we will see up...

October 30th 2008 at 1:40pm 0 Comments
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Star Soldier R's short-session, competitive gameplay is perfect for a tournament. Luckily for expert SSR players, Hudson agrees. They've just announced the Star Soldier R "Shoot Now, Win Prizes Later" Tournament & Sweepstakes.All you have to do is sign up on the website, and then be as awesome...

May 27th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Wow, we've been happy with WiiWare. You all have been happy with the titles, correct? Well, regardless of how you would rate the service so far, we have a tough question to ask.Do you think the steady flow of new titles will remain constant going forward? Would you expect at least one new WiiWare g...

May 27th 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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The R stands for Revolution, and it's doubly appropriate in this case. We're using it both to refer to Star Soldier R and to allude to our temporary branching-out into WiiWare for this week's column. We figure that it's a classic-style game even if it's not a real classic. Plus, it's a downloadable...

May 21st 2008 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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With the WiiWare update yesterday (not to be confused with the European and Aussie update), we decided that we needed to get our review on with Hudson's Star Soldier R. Of course, you all know that we fell in love with the title upon first seeing it and anxiously awaited its release. Now that it's...

May 20th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Right on time, Nintendo has pulled the appropriate levers, flicked the necessary switches, and sent a whole world of WiiWare goodness down the pipes and into Europe and Australia. Here's what greeted this blogger on his local servers just now: Dr. Mario & Germ Buster -- 1,000 Wii Points...

May 19th 2008 at 8:38pm 0 Comments

Did you think that WiiWare was done after one week? No such luck, nephew, the WiiWare is getting weekly updates, just like its older brother, the Virtual Console. Here's what's arriving this week:Star Soldier R (Hudson Entertainment, 1 player, 800 Wii Points): Think of it as Star Soldier: Championsh...

May 19th 2008 at 8:55am 0 Comments
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Well, it looks like we were wrong. Here we were, expecting Nintendo to just dish out some WiiWare games and call it a day. Instead, the Big N has gone and surprised us by offering not only the WiiWare downloads we were expecting, but also one Virtual Console game. No point in wasting time, so let's...

May 19th 2008 at 8:45am 0 Comments
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Konami and Hudson both spilled the beans on two major WiiWare titles, Critter Round-Up and Star Soldier R, informing us that they will be available for download on Monday. As you all know, we're dying to get our hands on Hudson's shmup and were disappointed to not see it at the WiiWare launch. So,...

May 16th 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo has released a list of eight games described as "launch window" titles ahead of WiiWare's debut in Europe on May 20th. Included are four games that the U.S. is still waiting on -- Dr. Mario & Germ Buster, Star Soldier R, Toki Tori, and Pirates: The Key of Dreams -- though it looks like...

May 13th 2008 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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Hudson must have been reading our diary, because Star Soldier R is coming to the WiiWare service in the United States. The news arrives via a press release that has just made its way into the inbox of our overlords at Joystiq and we couldn't be happier. We love to shoot stuff (in video games) and w...

April 16th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Hudson certainly hasn't been shy about showing its affections for WiiWare, with the company doing all but making a mix tape for the Wii's upcoming digital download service. Now, after confirming plans to bring Tetris and Bomberman to WiiWare, Hudson has announced plans to release yet another downlo...

April 16th 2008 at 2:30pm 0 Comments