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By all accounts, WarioWare's Ashley is pretty strange. She chooses to live in a haunted mansion and she chooses to never comb her hair. Who never combs their hair? Bald people, sure, but folks with hair have no excuse. Still, we're pretty excited about the idea of her bringing that bad girl attit...

January 16th 2014 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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Following its E3 2012 media briefing, Nintendo revealed a slew of new titles for its upcoming Wii U console, including Project P-100, on its event site. Another title that snuck its way on the E3 page was the working title project Game & Wario."Wario and his Diamond City friends are back in act...

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Some of the best apps are born from the wackiest ideas, and while Crazy Test probably isn't one of the best apps on the App Store, it is a wacky idea. Tactile Entertainment has been working on their Pocket Creatures title, but while goofing off (I suppose), they've put together this WarioWare-insp...

May 14th 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Super Meat Boy creator Edmund McMillen is among the game designers asked to create a WarioWare D.I.Y. microgame for the "Big Name Games" series. Like the others who have contributed, McMillen has put his own characters into a five-second adventure -- but unlike the others, this tiny story does not h...

April 26th 2010 at 8:15pm 0 Comments
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Do you want a new WarioWare game, with the same kind of rapid-fire microgame play you've come to love since the first game? WarioWare D.I.Y. is that. If you want the world's easiest game design utility, WarioWare D.I.Y. is that. If you want the long-awaited Mario Paint sequel, WarioWare D.I.Y. is, s...

March 24th 2010 at 1:25pm 0 Comments

While you wait for the release of WarioWare D.I.Y., why not get your learn on? Following the beginner-level tutorials released last week, Nintendo has put together a series of intermediate guides to the microgame creation process. Study these and you should be able to hit the ground running, transla...

March 23rd 2010 at 11:30am 0 Comments

The Nintendo Channel is celebrating WarioWare D.I.Y. this week by showing how renowned developer Masahiro Sakurai decided to use the software. In the near five minute clip above, he takes us through all of the steps of game creation -- from basic concept to pixel art to gameplay mechanics. It's a b...

March 23rd 2010 at 10:19am 0 Comments
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Playing your own microgames in WarioWare D.I.Y. is great and all, but what if you could play 5-second microgames designed by your favorite developers, like 5TH Cell, Gaijin Games, and even Cave Story creator Daisuke "Pixel" Amaya? In the weeks following the release of the microgame creation suite, y...

March 22nd 2010 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

So you want to make a video game. Most folks would tell you, "Start simple." Well, it doesn't get much simpler than the "microgames" of the WarioWare series, which are about as long as ... that pause right there. WarioWare D.I.Y. is all about building your own teeny-tiny titles -- as talked about...

March 17th 2010 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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In an Iwata Asks interview about the upcoming WarioWare DIY, Nintendo president and expert interviewer Satoru Iwata revealed a previously unknown codename for the system that would become the Nintendo DS: Iris. "Iris was the codename of a next-generation device we were exploring to succeed the Game...

March 1st 2010 at 11:15pm 0 Comments