dark        
 
 

#WiiWare


 photo

Nintendo Download 11/18/12: U Day Edition

Today, on the launch of the Wii U (on what shall be known as "U Day"), you can nab five eShop games, and a bulk number of full downloadable titles (I hope you have your external HDD ready!). On the eShop side of things we have Trine 2:...

 
 
 photo

Nintendo Download 11/15/12: Mickey Edition

The 3DS has a decent amount of bulky titles this week, like Monster Shooter ($6.99), Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion ($39.99), Hotel Transylvania ($29.99), Myst ($29.99), and American Mensa Academy ($29.99). DSiWare is rocking Jump Trials (2...

 
 
 photo

Nintendo Download 11/8/12: Paper Edition

The 3DS eShop is bringing some high price items to show off this week, with Pokedex 3D Pro ($14.99 -- wait, what?!) and Paper Mario: Sticker Star ($39.99). Remember that the Paper Mario digital download is included in the Donkey Kong promot...

 
 
 photo

Nintendo Download: Gnome Edition

You like gnomes, right? Of course you do! When they're not creeping you out or stealing your underpants, I guess they can be alright. Well today you're getting your weekly dose of gnome-age, whether you like it or not, with 2 Fast 4 Gnomz o...

 
 
Retro City Rampage photo

Review: Retro City Rampage

[Full Disclosure: Not only do current and former Destructoid staff appear as unlockable character skins in the game, there's also a main story mission during which you go inside a giant Mr. Destructoid robot. For these reasons, we are with...

 
 
 photo

Nintendo Download: Liberation Edition

Nintendo starts things off with a bang today with two high profile titles: Liberation Maiden (3DS eShop) and NightSky (3DS eShop) -- expect our reviews soon for both. For the 3DS Virtual Console, there's Ghost'n Goblins (eShop VC), and Cast...

 
 
 photo

Nintendo Download: Vic Viper Edition

Today is a decent day to be a 3DS owner, as a heap of stuff is headed your way. First off we have Sparkle Snapshots 3D (3DS eShop, $5.99) and Gradius (3DS VC, $4.99) headed to the eShop, along with a Moshi Monsters Moshlings Theme Park demo...

 
 
Dtoid staff in a game?! photo

How to unlock Destructoid staff in Retro City Rampage

So, by now, you've obviously bought and downloaded Retro City Rampage (or are desperately waiting for it to arrive on your platform) because I made it pretty clear a couple of hours ago that this was a thing you were going to do today...

 
 
 photo

Nintendo Download: Cave Story Edition

Nintendo Downloads are usually nothing to go bonkers over, but today, a number of you might be bouncing off the walls at a chance to buy these offerings. Firstly, if you don't own Cave Story four times already, you can pick up the latest ve...

 
 
 photo

Nintendo Download: I hate snakes edition

Pictured: the best Indiana Jones movie. This week is dedicated to La-Mulana (1000 Wii Points), the remake I thought would never see the light of day on WiiWare. If you haven't experienced this game before and enjoy a challenge, you sho...

 
 
 photo

La-Mulana launch trailer shows development timeline

La-Mulana releases on WiiWare today and, to celebrate, Nigoro looks back on the long road which brought them to this day. Starting at the beginning of development on the free version all the way back in 2001 and moving through to the ...

 
 
 photo

Be a big cheater: Watch this La-Mulana beginner's guide

The La-Mulana remake will arrive on WiiWare soon (September 20th) for 1000 Wii Points ($10) in America, Europe, and Australia! In honor of this joyous occasion, Nigoro has concocted a "beginners guide" video and shared it with the worl...

 
 
 photo

'All' VC and WiiWare games confirmed for Wii U transfer

Back at E3 2012, our own Samit Sarkar reported an interesting tidbit of news: Nintendo was "working" on the ability to transfer old Wii digital software over to the Wii U.Well, as of today, we finally have an answer. According to Nintendo, ...

 
 
 photo

A WiiWare trailer for La-Mulana surfaces

As you may have heard me mention recently on Podtoid, I've become quite absorbed by La-Mulana of late, playing the enhanced PC version, making maps and taking notes. It's an incredibly refreshing experience, one which doesn't compromi...

 
 
 photo

La-Mulana IS coming to WiiWare after all on September 20!

Good things come to those who wait! When Nicalis decided that it would not be publishing the WiiWare version of La-Mulana, it felt like a bitter end to an extensive but ultimately fruitless dev cycle. It was eventually released on PC, but m...

 
 
 photo

Donkey Kong inspired ride monkeys into Retro City Rampage

In the time since the first time I played Retro City Rampage I've co-hosted a show with newcomer Tara Long, created an animated talk show, talked to women about videogames, created Sup, Holmes?, and been the subject of many of Jim Ster...

 
 
 
 photo

Nintendo Download: Wario Edition

The Wario series is probably one of the most critically acclaimed franchises of all time. Pretty much all of his games are widely loved, from Wario's Woods all the way up to his offbeat WarioWare games. Today, Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3...

 
 
 photo

Club Nintendo updates their stash, adds Bonsai Barber

It looks like Club Nintendo's lineup of digital games really is going to be staggered going forward, as Mario Tennis has been replaced by Bonsai Barber on WiiWare for 150 coins. The game is normally $10, and is a fairly well regarded title...

 
 
 photo

Super Motherload isn't coming to WiiWare anymore

Remember nearly two years ago, when Super Motherload was announced? Of course you don't! All signs point to you never having heard of the game, but nonetheless, it's the latest project to have a cancelled WiiWare version. Evidently the WiiW...

 
 
 photo

Nintendo Download: Son of Daedalus edition

It looks like that wise-cracking angel Pit is getting yet another re-release this year, in the form of Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters (3DS VC, Game Boy, $3.99). As long as you're a fan of the NES original, I think you'll like this Game B...

 
 
 photo

Nintendo Download: Pinball Wizard edition

There rarely comes a time when I can mention The Who, Pinball Quest, and Kirby in the same article, but today is that day my friends! Granted, my connections are tenuous at best, because the only real pinball related thing today is the rele...

 
 
 photo

Nintendo DLC: Plenty of sports and a little pottery

I'm kidding on the LOL part. Kind of. I'm not into sports, but videogame sports are fine by me, especially when it comes to golf. Baseball and Tennis are great, too. And maybe pottery making? : NES Open Tournament Golf ($4.99 on 3...

 
 
 photo

Nintendo Download: Save the Furries Edition

Are you ready for today's Nintendo Download offerings? Of course you aren't -- no one ever is! For the 3DS eShop there's Order Up!! ($9.99), a food puzzle game that already exists on the iPhone for free, and Slitherlink ($4.99), which is ba...

 
 
 photo

LostWinds gets iOS update, soundtrack available on iTunes

I was pretty blown away when the original LostWinds landed on WiiWare back in 2008. With a wonderful presentation, brilliant controls and an enchanting soundtrack it was the complete package. The real surprise was the fact that Frontie...

 
 




Reviews   filter by...

Hearthstone: Kobolds and Catacombs"You're gorram right I'm taking that candle"

 

Never Stop Sneakin'"Sneaking its way onto your Switch"

 

Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ignis"Last time is a charm?"

 

Game of Thrones Season 7 Blu-ray box set and giveaway"Want to own a copy of Game of Thrones s7? Read on!"

 

Race for the Galaxy (Mobile)"One of the best digital conversions to date"

 

Star Wars: The Last Jedi"The Force is strong with this one"

 

Review in Progress: Okami HD"Amaterasu is still lookin' good"

 

7 Wonders (iPad)"Give me that money, Berenice"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

Shoggoth2588

I havent seen any real spoilers for Last Jedi without specifically looking yet but I think one reasons for that is, without context, LJ spoilers are fucking (Example in comments)

 
Voodoome

Love it or hate it the fact that TLJ isnt an instant slam dunk with long time fans and casuals makes me think more of the prequels and less of the That is damaging to the Sunday is almost here!

 
TysonOfTime

Friendly reminder that theres a Splatfest going on, and that Team Socks is the

 
Dr Mel

It has recently come to my attention that theres a very opinionated rift between dudes who use their underwear fly while peeing and those who

 
Voodoome

Why is Poppi so fuckin adorable?!?!?

 
bjorn264

Got my popcorn, soda, and a full Im ready for the last jedi!

 
Parismio

Ooh, I love this:

 
LaMerry

Romancing SaGa 2 Im pretty sure Im a few flashbacks deep at the moment, so I have no idea what is going on in the Leveling works a little like FF2, but more

 
Alphadeus

Nick Satchell - Rabid Endings (featuring Alphadeus) (2017) - Song written by my brother that I added instruments He recorded the piano, and I layered on the other

 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

According to eventhubs in a 4gamer interview Ono said SFV broke 2mil sales & is approaching Calling Sep30 SFV was at SFV sold ~16,000 PS4:PC is about using old At 16k PC in 1 month PS4 would need be 20:1 sales to hit

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
BACK NEXT