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9:00 PM on 04.05.2009

Iwata snaps

Have you ever wanted to see the CEO of one of the most successful companies in the world look like a total idiot? Here's your chance. Iwata sits down and plays with the upcoming Wario Ware Snapped! showing off the game's came...

Matthew Razak

11:00 PM on 03.26.2009

GDC 09: How silly you'll look playing WarioWare: Snapped!

So you thought Nintendo's Bill Trinen looked nuts playing Rock N' Roll Climber? Forget that -- it's old news. The new hontesss for looking like a nutjob while playing a game is WarioWare: Snapped!One of the first available ga...

Nick Chester

12:52 PM on 03.25.2009

GDC 09: Nintendo talks DSi reservations, WarioWare Snapped

WarioWare Snapped! (DSiWare), Nintendo's latest insane yet oh so fun to play collection of wacky mini-games, was shown off during Satoru Iwata's keynote address at this year's GDC.Joining oh so many other portable games that ...

Jordan Devore

9:39 AM on 11.03.2008

WarioWare:Photograph on the way to DSiWare

I'm a big fan of the WarioWare games, if only for the fact that they are incredibly strange (and remind me a little bit of Rhythm Tengoku). Imagine my delight, then, to hear that Nintendo has plenty of WarioWare coming to the...

Colette Bennett

Destructoid review: Wario Land: Shake It photo
Destructoid review: Wario Land: Shake It
by Jonathan Holmes

You know who's no one's all-time favorite videogame character? That's right, it's Wario. This Bizarro purple-nosed man-thing has been around for over fifteen years, and over that time some people have grown to like him, many have learned to tolerate him, but no one truly loves him.

Even still, Nintendo keeps giving this ugly man the spotlight, while handsome blokes like Kid Icarus and Little Mac remain chained to a radiator somewhere at Nintendo HQ. This past week, Nintendo actually put Wario head to head against Capcom's #1 guy for 2D platforming, as Wario Land: Shake It was released on the very same day as Mega Man 9. Whereas the new Mega Man game is very much a love letter to that character's low-tech, hardcore origins, this new Wario Land title is sort of a hand-drawn, high-res, waggle-enhanced reinvention of the Wario platformer.

If you want to know if I liked the game, then hit that jump and read my words.


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9:42 AM on 09.23.2008

Nintendo gets clever on YouTube with some viral marketing with Wario

If you're confused what you're actually seeing in the pic above, check out this link of footage from Wario Land: Shake it!. Looks pretty cool so far ... uh ... what the ... what just happened?Nintendo just got a little more c...

Colette Bennett

12:12 PM on 07.16.2008

E3 08: New Wario Land: Shake It screens are absolutely gorgeous

After yesterday's widely panned Nintendo press conference (seriously, go back and read these comments -- yikes!), we were given a press kit with a bunch of Nintendo assets to look over. While most of these press releases and ...

Chad Concelmo

1:45 PM on 07.09.2008

New detailed look at Wario Land: Shake It! Waggle waggle waggle

Nintendo has released a new trailer giving a more detailed look at Wario Land: Shake It! The video goes through the basics of the game and shows just how much the Wiimote’s motion sensing will play a factor in the game....

Hamza CTZ Aziz

2:18 AM on 07.04.2008

First footage of Wario Land: Shake It! makes me a happy shark

 I had mixed feelings when Wario Land: Shake It! was first announced for the Wii. The last DS Wario adventure title was such garbage that I feared Nintendo would continue to ruin one of my favorite characters of all time...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

8:24 AM on 06.25.2008

Wahhh-ree-oh!: Nintendo reveals Wario Land: Shake It! for Wii

We first brought you news of this upcoming side-scroller back in May, but today Nintendo has officially revealed Wario Land: Shake It! for North American release.The game appears to mix classic side-scrolling platforming with...

Nick Chester

9:43 AM on 05.29.2008

Wii platformer Wario Land Shake details unveiled

I know: the text is in Japanese, the pictures are blurry, and there's only one page to look at. It's all we've got for now. But it's enough to get fans of Nintendo 2D platformers excited, myself included. Wiifanboy points us ...

Dale North

5:21 PM on 12.28.2007

The Smash DOJO!! recap: Brawl is turning into Pokemon ... sorta

The week started off really weird and made me realize something about the DOJO (which I'll tell you at the end of the post). Wario's different costumes were shown off. He has his classic yellow and purple overalls as well as ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

2:23 AM on 11.30.2007

The Smash DOJO!! recap: Wario-Man is here to save the day

Monday began with a very detailed look at the controls for Brawl. This is the first time in the Smash games where you'll actually be able to configure which button does what move on all forms of the controller options. It's a...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

6:35 PM on 05.18.2007

Fake game Friday: Prince of Persia Wario Within

Another minimalist fake game this week: it's by Fana7ic, and I'll be totally honest with you: all he gave us was the title, and, in a way, that's enough.It's Prince of Persia: Wario Within. Imagine all the dex...

Anthony Burch

8:20 PM on 05.04.2007

Art Attack Friday: Kamekichi

You know what my favorite kind of art is? The kind that rips apart everything you're used to and are made by artists who were dropped on their heads into a lake of crack, meth and cocaine! So it's only natural that t...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

Destructoid review: WarioWare Smooth Moves photo
Destructoid review: WarioWare Smooth Moves
by Robert Summa

Considered the latest "must-have" game for the Wii, WarioWare Smooth Moves takes that quick, microgame style we've all known and brings it to Nintendo's new console. Available now, the game has more than 200 microgames that have you doing all kinds of crazy things with your Wiimote. 

Is it a successful transition over to the Wii? Find out what we think after the jump.

Other Destructoid reviews: Zelda; Castlevania; Lost Planet

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