The Conduit Was an Average Wii Game. Now It's an Excellent Mobile FPS.

Released in 2009 for the Nintendo Wii, The Conduit was a "bland, but enjoyable" sci-fi first-person shooter with an interesting puzzle-solving twist. I wasn't a big fan — I only made it through the first two levels before becoming frustrated with the Wii motion controls and giving up. Now the game is out for… » 3/14/13 2:00pm 3/14/13 2:00pm

Author of Negative Conduit 2 Review Becomes Target of Studio's Ire, His…

Video game development company High Voltage Software was so chagrined by a negative review of their game, The Conduit 2, its creative director may have encouraged studio staff to retaliate against the author—by inundating the Amazon page for his novel with negative reviews. » 5/20/11 4:40pm 5/20/11 4:40pm

Conduit's Developer Vows They'll Bring the Game to 3DS

Conduit 2 (it dropped the "The"), the sequel to the pioneering Wii shooter, has had its release date pushed back twice. Once developer High Voltage finishes it, though, they'll begin working on an installment for the Nintendo 3DS. » 2/03/11 9:30pm 2/03/11 9:30pm

Can You Guess The Game Based On Its Dramatically Different Box Art?

What game is this? It's a shooter. It's a Wii game. It's a sequel. And the previous game's box art doesn't look anything like this. » 7/29/10 4:40pm 7/29/10 4:40pm

Conduit 2 Eyes-On Impressions: Re-Rigging the Adventure

Well, isn't this timely. Conduit 2 begins with uncontrollable calamity out at sea on an oil rig. A coincidence, says High Voltage Software, but isn't that what their shadow government would want you to think? » 6/16/10 1:30pm 6/16/10 1:30pm

Why Conduit 2 Will Be Better Than The Conduit

In a message to Sega fans posted at the company's European blog, High Voltage chief creative officer Eric Nofsinger explains why The Conduit was a muddled, uninteresting jumble, and why the game's sequel won't be. » 4/27/10 12:40pm 4/27/10 12:40pm

Sega Channels Conduit 2 To Wii This Fall

High Voltage Software will give fans of its original shooter The Conduit another opportunity to enjoy first-person shooting thrills on the Wii. The latest issue of Nintendo Power unveils the sequel, Conduit 2. » 3/30/10 2:00pm 3/30/10 2:00pm

Tournament of Legends Preview: Two-Fisted Combat

You've seen the ancient gods fight in video games before. You may have seen them use giant hammers. But have you seen a fighting game on Wii that allows for two-handed combat, shot from an unusual camera angle? » 2/05/10 1:40pm 2/05/10 1:40pm

Sega Updates Us On Wii Strategy, Aliens, "Sega-ness"

Kotaku sat with the new chief of Sega's American and European divisions yesterday to get an update on everything from Aliens to Yakuza. » 8/12/09 4:00pm 8/12/09 4:00pm

High Voltage Traps Ghostbusters Engine

High Voltage, the developers behind the Wii-exclusive first-person shooter The Conduit, have signed up for a lifetime license to the Ghostbusters-powering Infernal Engine, gearing up for some Xbox 360 and PC development. » 8/12/09 10:40am 8/12/09 10:40am

Sega Sammy Bleeds $108 Million In Gold Rings, Reveals Conduit Sales

It was a tough quarter for Sega's parent company, Sega Sammy Holdings, as the company announced losses of 10.293 billion yen ($108.85 million USD). It also revealed sales data on recent games The Conduit and Virtua Tennis 2009. » 7/31/09 5:40pm 7/31/09 5:40pm

Hey Nintendo, Why Aren't Core Third Party Games Selling?

Third party Wii titles like MadWorld and The Conduit are aimed towards core gamers. And...they're not selling so hot. Why the heck not? Tons of people own Nintendo Wii consoles. » 7/30/09 12:00am 7/30/09 12:00am

The Conduit Review: A Bland, But Enjoyable Shooter

In Sega's The Conduit, you play as a pawn in a vast conspiracy involving aliens, shadowy government agencies, and the president of the United States. » 6/29/09 3:00pm 6/29/09 3:00pm

Nintendo Expects The Conduit, GTA Chinatown Wars To Sell Well

Despite some signs of trouble earlier this year, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime told Kotaku why third-parties have a bright future on Wii and DS. » 6/12/09 5:00pm 6/12/09 5:00pm

High Voltage: The Conduit Different From Other Core Sega Wii Titles

High Voltage chief creative officer Eric Nofsinger explains why The Conduit won't suffer the same poor sales as Sega's other core Wii titles, MadWorld and The House of the Dead: Overkill. » 5/20/09 11:20am 5/20/09 11:20am

High Voltage To Reveal New Original Title At E3

With The Conduit as good as released, High Voltage Software plans to use this year's E3 to reveal their all-new original IP to the world at large, and they couldn't wait until then to tease it. » 5/18/09 4:20pm 5/18/09 4:20pm

The Conduit Hands-On: A Second Look

Last month when I sat down with High Voltage to talk to them about their upcoming Wii shooter, The Conduit. I also managed to finagle some time playing the game. » 4/20/09 11:00am 4/20/09 11:00am