Interview: Frontier Hopes LostWinds Breezes In More WiiWare Innovation

The design philosophy of WiiWare launch title LostWinds appears to echo a broader industry trend favoring innovation on the usual mechanics. The peaceful platformer has a distinctly "indie" feel and a unique look, and seems to be getting the biggest share of the buzz among its fellows on the service. » 5/16/08 3:30pm 5/16/08 3:30pm

Talking Over LostWinds WiiWare

WiiWare is here » 5/12/08 12:00pm 5/12/08 12:00pm, and being the new, more financially responsible Mike Fahey I decided to limit myself to one of the launch titles. Since the Final Fantasy game had the words "Crystal Chronicles" after it, I opted for the charming little platform adventure LostWinds. Please note that a general lack of sleep is…

Here Are Your WiiWare Launch Titles [Update]

You want advance notice for your WiiWare games? You're not getting any. The service is now up and ready for download (today being May 12 and all), and we've only just been sent the official list of launch titles from Nintendo. Interestingly, it differs slightly from the supposed list from late last week - which was… » 5/12/08 9:40am 5/12/08 9:40am

Dr. Mario Online RX Joins Initial U.S. WiiWare Releases

The newly launched in North America Nintendo Channel shows off the first batch of WiiWare titles to hit Western shores, revealing potential pricing on at least one of the debut games. The initial quintet of potential WiiWare releases—revealed by way of the "What Is WiiWare?" video—includes the following. » 5/07/08 10:40pm 5/07/08 10:40pm