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With all of the excitement of E3 dying down, it's time we got back into the groove of things, and Nintendo knows that best. This week, the DSi gets some Mario vs Donkey Kong love, and WiiWare gets a pair of new titles. The Virtual Console isn't left out in the cold, either, as strategy fans will li...

June 8th 2009 at 11:45am 0 Comments

That's right, folks. Ronimo Games' -- the folks behind De Blob -- is releasing its new title for WiiWare, Swords & Soldiers, this coming Monday, June 8, for 1,000 Wii Points. Featuring a unique play style, and an even more unique art style, we've been watching this one for quite some time and ar...

June 3rd 2009 at 2:43pm 0 Comments

Those of us in North America are very jealous today, because Europe receives the very unique and downright good lookin' Romino title, Swords & Soldiers. Not only is it one to keep an eye on based on its art style, but its odd combination of strategy elements and hack-and-slash gameplay also make...

May 15th 2009 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Ronimo Games, developer of Wii sleeper de Blob, has announced that its next game -- the side-scrolling FPS Swords & Soldiers -- will hit Europe on May 15. The distinctly designed WiiWare release will cost 1000 points. "B-but what about us?," you ask. We're assuming you're in the US, so we have...

May 8th 2009 at 9:00pm 0 Comments

You all know how it goes for the Nintendo Channel. Each week, we get a bunch of videos, and then some demos that were available for the last month. This week it's all about GDC, apparently, with a pair of interesting videos for Super Meat Boy and Swords & Soldiers. So, boot up your Wii to check...

April 27th 2009 at 6:15pm 0 Comments

How many games task players with defending "their freakishly large pepper?" Not enough, that's how many. Won't someone please think of the freakishly large pepper? We knew that Ronimo Games' Swords & Soldiers, the 2D side-scrolling strategy game, was very pretty, and very funny, but it wasn't u...

February 16th 2009 at 4:45pm 0 Comments

Upcoming WiiWare game Swords & Soldiers promises to be a fun time. Ever since it was revealed, we've been smitten by a most amazing and charming artistic style, as well as the prospect of some fun and fresh RTS action. It seems like a potent mix, one which demands attention and will not be ignor...

December 17th 2008 at 3:27pm 0 Comments
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Attention, fans of de original PC de Blob project: Ronimo Games' Joost van Dongen can be heard in the (rather meandering) Hear Mii podcast, in a very long interview. Unfortunately, that lengthy discussion contains a bit of bad news: his company's fantastic-looking WiiWare RTS Swords & Soldiers...

December 5th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments

If Swords & Soldiers, the side-scrolling WiiWare RTS by Ronimo Games, didn't already have such an excellent style, we'd be calling for them to switch to the look used in this video explaining how the game works. But would that hew too closely to Defend Your Castle's DIY look?As for the gameplay...

October 14th 2008 at 9:04pm 0 Comments
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The creators of the original de Blob (i.e. the flash game, not the THQ ports) have revealed they are working on an original real-time strategy game for Nintendo's WiiWare service. Romino Games' Swords & Soldiers is a side-scrolling RTS with three opposing factions and split-screen multiplayer....

August 15th 2008 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Click for the first screens We don't want to go jumping the gun on this one, but if there's a title that could come anywhere near rivaling the excitement we have for another WiiWare title, Mega Man 9, then this is it. Developed by the students that created de Blob (the original, not the still-awesom...

August 15th 2008 at 12:46pm 0 Comments