How To Play Project M, The Best Smash Bros. Mod Around

As of yesterday, you can download the newest version of a mod called Project M for Super Smash Bros. Brawl that improves the game so much, it practically seems new. But how do you get it to actually run on your Wii? Good question. » 12/10/13 3:00pm 12/10/13 3:00pm

The Best Smash Bros. Mod Around Is Getting All Sorts Of New Stuff

The new Smash Bros will drop sometime in 2014. That's a while from now. But why wait at all when you can play an awesome modded version of Super Smash Bros. Brawl that makes the game feel like new? » 11/19/13 5:30pm 11/19/13 5:30pm

Pop Guru Deepak Chopra's Leela Turns Your Xbox into a "Spiritual…

We reported almost a year ago that spiritual teacher Deepak Chopra teamed up with THQ to build a video game that reflects his teachings and practices. » 7/19/11 10:40am 7/19/11 10:40am

Which Games, And Consoles, Had The Best Resale Value In 2009?

Research data published this week has revealed the games, consoles, publishers and genres with the best resale values for 2009. » 1/29/10 4:30am 1/29/10 4:30am

The Queen Of England's Gold-Plated Wii

THQ knows that if you're going to deliver a Wii to Buckingham Palace to promote your new game no ordinary console will do, so they had one gold plated. » 5/21/09 11:40am 5/21/09 11:40am

Disney Sends Spectrobes Wii-ward

Spectrobes makes the leap from two small screens to one large one, as Disney Interactive Studios takes their original science fiction adventure series to the Nintendo Wii with Spectrobes: Origins. » 2/20/09 10:20am 2/20/09 10:20am

President Barack Obama's Video Game Buyer's Guide

There's a Nintendo Wii in The White House, and while this indeed is a great day for the gaming industry, without proper guidance, President Barack Obama could easily find himself under a pile of shovelware. » 1/20/09 2:30pm 1/20/09 2:30pm

Barack Obama Backs The Wii

Sure, video games are raising our children and you can't vote with a Wii remote. Now that the voting is over, President-elect Obama finds time to kick back with a little Wii Sports bowling. » 1/08/09 1:40pm 1/08/09 1:40pm

If Crusty Old Hippies Designed A Wii Remote...

...it would look a lot like this. Well, crusty hippies or industrious 19th century sailors. They're the only types aside from DHREK who could have made a functioning Wii Remote out of hemp string. » 12/12/08 4:00am 12/12/08 4:00am

Homebrew Wii Channel Enables DVD Playback

Nintendo has been far too busy printing money and dreaming up strange new controllers to actually finish that DVD-on-Wii thing it has been promising for the last couple of years. » 8/13/08 5:00pm 8/13/08 5:00pm

Surgeons 50 Percent Better After Wiimote Sim

Back in January we pointed out » 8/03/08 6:00pm 8/03/08 6:00pm that research was underway in Phoenix to create a surgery-practice application using the Wiimote. They've finished the project. That's the device at the left, and the researchers have found that for a fraction of the cost of a high-tech simulator, they've improved residents' skills in…

Good News: Pachter Says We are Wealthy!

Alright, alright, forgive the distortion, but if you've bought a next-gen console - and worldwide, more than 60 million of us have - then you are "wealthy or hardcore gamers," according to everyone's favorite video game software analyst, Michael Pachter. I don't consider myself hardcore. And my aforementioned $1,500… » 6/29/08 2:00pm 6/29/08 2:00pm

Nintendo: "We're Working On" A Wii Storage Solution

The Wii just isn't big enough for all the stuff it offers. That's not conjecture, that's fact. So what are Nintendo doing about? Well, when Nintendo's Laurent Fischer isn't pissing you all off by calling you names, he's promising that - snide comments aside - Nintendo know there's something wrong, and are working on… » 6/17/08 8:20am 6/17/08 8:20am

Wii Update 3.3 Kills Freeloader Too? [Update]

Oh dear. I'm getting reports starting to trickle out of Australia that the latest Wii update (3.3) has done more than block the Twilight Princess save-game exploit. I'm hearing it's killed Datel's Wii Freeloader as well, which if true, will not go down well in Europe and Australia at all. Especially with Smash Bros'… » 6/17/08 4:30am 6/17/08 4:30am

Ex-Rockstar Devs Making WiiWare Balance Board Game



First Balance Board Blog got hold of a rather bizarre YouTube clip that features - women in jogging leotards? dudes with horrid combovers in corsets and black socks? - running to a 60-Minutes style stopwatch. Nothing in the vid suggests it's a promo for a game, much less one using the Wii Balance Board, so methinks… » 6/15/08 3:00pm 6/15/08 3:00pm

Librarian: I'm So NOT Wii Fit Girl

Those naughty librarian eyeglasses might say say yes-yes, but a New York City woman says, no-no, they're not hers. You see, there's Lauren Bernat, aka Wii Fit Girl, who hulaed her way to 2 million YouTube views about three weeks ago, and then vowed it was not a viral marketing scheme. And then there's Lauren Bernat,… » 6/14/08 9:00pm 6/14/08 9:00pm

Battery Packs Cause Wii Wheel Alignment Issues?

Apparently, using anything other than disposable "crap-assed gas station batteries" turns a Wii Wheel driving experience into that of a 1978 Datsun heading down to the shore. And no, that's not a desirable mod. Not for Don at videolamer, anyway. He swears that using the battery packs from the React Recharge Dock for… » 6/14/08 3:00pm 6/14/08 3:00pm

Ubi Forum Moderator: Wii Games "are not amazing new AAA games"

That's a little nugget couched in a defense against charges Ubisoft has a crappy lineup for Wii and doesn't care. Oh but they do care! The lineup is crappy for a reason! Read on. » 5/31/08 5:00pm 5/31/08 5:00pm

The Conduit: About Damn Time

IGN got a trailer for "The Conduit," up yesterday. The Wii FPS is being developed by High Voltage Software and it still needs a publisher who wants to take a risk on a darker, edgier title for the family console. » 5/17/08 5:00pm 5/17/08 5:00pm