Airport Mania: First Flight is a point & click simulation style game made by Team Lemon that was originally a PC game that has been recently ported to the WiiWare service.
You start this game by creating a profile and then going to air traffic control academy which is a tutorial to help you understand the basics. Once completed, you then start out at a small airport and direct cute little colored airplanes with faces to try to keep everything on schedule and obtain a high enough score to clear the level. When you complete all of the levels in an airport you move to the next more difficult...
From Taito and Square Enix the developer and (North America) publisher who brought you the well received Bubble Bobble Plus!
and Bust-A-Move Plus!
comes their third returning classic: Arkanoid Plus! Will it will up to the standard set by it's breathen? Read the review to find out.
Aya And The Cubes of Life is a platformer that was released on the WiiWare service in 2012 by Object Vision Software. Aya And The Cubes of Light features both 2D and 3D platforming and is only held back by awful floaty controls. Aya has many cube like levels with traps and enemies that are very creative and fun to play. The levels look beautiful...
Commander Video is back for another Bit. Trip game. This time you must journey through a retro sidescrolling shooter!
This is an extremely unique shmup game that has tons of unique features. Lets go ahead and take a look at some of the highlights! In this game you can only move left and right along a pre-determined path while you choose what direction to shoot by pointing your wiimote at the desired location! This game is hard as it features several long levels that are filled with hordes of enemies and hazards as well as massive bosses! However it is substantially shorter...
Commander Video is back for some more Bit Trip action in this awesome retro platformer!
Bit Trip Runner is a rythem based platformer that will test your timing and patience as one wrong move will force you to start back at the beginning of the current stage!
This game is also quite lengthy as it contains nearly 40 levels as well as nearly 40 bonus levels that can be played if you collect all of the gold in a given level!
Graphics and Sound
The Graphics in this game are very retro and colorful but still look very nice and...
The world has been taken over by mutant animals and the people have fallen into a coma from the same virus! It's up to you and your trusty S.O.P.H.I.A., a vehicle that has all the tools and firepower needed to take down the mutants and save humanity.
The game has a massive world with seven interconnected zones that are filled with enemies and most areas are unable to be reached until you beat area bosses and obtain the S.O.P.H.I.A. part they are holding such as a grappling hook or drill.
Though the main part of this game is a sidescrolling platformer, there are many caves...
Is this carrot loving rabbit a dream come true or a nightmare you will want to forget? Let's find out!
Story and Gameplay
In Bobby Carrot Forever you take the role of a rabbit on a quest to find the eight golden carrots in dream world and the only way to do this is to clear each world's group of 10 puzzles. Sound easy? Well it's actually blisteringly difficult even at early levels and will test your brains sharpness and endurance!
The objective in each level...
The ultimate party game is back!
Bomberman Blast is a purely multiplayer game with tons of new power-ups and 10 new interactive stages that have special gimmicks such as the UFO's that beam you up and poison gas that turns your bombs into lethal skull bombs that blow everything up in a large area around the bomb just to name a few!
You have a huge amount of control over the way the game is played such as choosing how many of a particular item appears in the match,...
Fun with bubbles!
The popular arcade game is back and better then ever!! Over the years Bubble Bobble has drawn people into arcades with its charm and co-op. The objective of Bubble Bobble Plus is simple. Clear all enemies in each of the small action platforming levels while collecting fruit, power-ups and other items to rack up points.
The game is massive too at over 100 levels on the standard/super...
Bust a Move Plus is also known as Puzzle Bobble Plus or Bubble Bobble Plus in Europe (depending on where you live on the continent). Not to be confused with the American Bubble Bobble Plus which is an action platforming arcade game also released by Taito that also stars those cute dinosaurs Bubby and Bobby thus causing much confusion between American and European gamers.
This is a great puzzle genre game that's so good it should please even those who aren't big puzzle game fans. The object in this game is to shoot colored bubbles at the slowly encroaching bubbles at the top of the screen...
The Rise of The Undead!
The Castlevania series has been one of Konami's flagship series for over 20 years, so does this game meet the high standards that the series has set for excellent gameplay? Let's find out!
Cave Story is a great game created by the one man crew, Pixel Studio and is a really amazing Adventure/Platforming game.
In this epic game you play as a human-like robot from the surface who has lost his memories and try to save the cave dwelling inhabitants of the floating island that you are trapped on from an evil doctor and his evil henchmen.
This game has a metroid feel to it as the game has reduced gravity physics. The game also features a ton of weapons including hidden ones that can level up to increase their effectiveness. This game is pretty...
Deer Drive Legends was originally released as a retail Wii game in 2012 and was recently ported to the WiiWare service in November 2013 and it has some redeeming qualities. Deer Drive Legends limits you to only stand in one spot while allowing you to rotate 180 degrees to shoot target species. If you shoot the wrong animals you'll lose points and...
Dr. mario is back and he's now on wiiware ! is the game still a fun experience that was known for ?
... What story ? the game is a puzzler and it doesn't have not even a glimpse of story whatsoever... but for a game like this, I can give it a pass as long as the game is fun.
Dr Mario Online Rx is a puzzle game that uses a modified version of the "Tetris: The Grand Master" engine, and it actually has two different modes to play, one of them is just the original "Dr. Mario" where pretty much like other Dr. Mario games and that you can play it with the...
NA release: October 4, 2012
Available on the Wii Shop Channel: 500 Wii points
# of players: 1 player
Genre: First-person, Action
The Wii U is almost upon us. Yet, I still have 500 Wii points on my Nintendo Shop Channel account. Since it’s more likely that I won’t be able to transfer my points to my Wii U account, I decided...
is escapeVektor a thrilling arcade game or will you want to escape from this game?
In escapeVektor you take on the role of an anonymous person who must help a person who has been digitized and held captive by an evil computer while helping him regain his human memories!
The story is simple yet clever and is a nice addition to this simplistic yet challenging arcade game!
Fast Racing League: Review
In the future racing will evolve and phase shifting will become necessary to complete many insane tracks! So is this game going to win you over or does it crash and burn? Let's find out.
Fast Racing League Features 12 massive tracks set across 3 separate leagues as well as nearly 10 futuristic race cars. This game also features challenges that are set on unique courses and range from collecting items to a dangerous...
Rebuild your lost kingdom in a new land using the power of the crystals to bring peace,and prosperity to your new Kingdom!
This game is a unique Simulation game with many interesting elements,such as having adventurers explore the new land and defeat strong monsters who threaten the kingdom,or building training facilities to allow adventurers to learn new classes or abilities!
Things aren't that easy though as you need elementite to build new buildings such as houses/shops/facilities,and the only way to do this is to send adventurers...
Fanservice Ahoy Mateys!
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years is a sequel to Final Fantasy IV which was originally released as Final Fantasy II in the states and is on of the lengthiest games on the WiiWare service, but does it live up to its SNES predecessor? Let's find out!
Burn baby burn
Fireplacing was released on December 6th 2010 by Korner Entertainment for the WiiWare service and is nothing more than a virtual fireplace simulator. You can choose to manually start the fire and stoke it from time to time or just have the game automatically do this for you. If this sounds boring, it's because it is. The game doesn't even...
Two friendly old guys find a fantastic fishing spot where the fish literally jump right into thier fishing nets,however dangerous wildlife such as porcipines,sharks,and even dragons don't appreciate you being in thier territory and will try to get rid of you one way or another!
This game has 3 modes which brings a decent amount of variety to the gameplay!
Arcade you must catch as many fish as you can to fill up your fish meter in the time limit to advance to the next level!
In fishtris you must catch three or more same colored fish...
The magic book aquaticus is in danger of running out of water and needs your help to gather all of the water stored within. You also have to defeat the evil entities who are responsible for the water shortage!
Gameplay & Controls
Fluidity has a unique tilt based sidescrolling gameplay in which you tilt the wiimote left or right to move the water you have collected left or right. You can also make the water jump by jerking the wiimote upwards.
In Fluidity you must gather water and solve gravity based puzzles to find rainbow drops, puzzle pieces and rainbow flowers. Each...
Frogger gets Hyper at 30 - Is it a return to greatness or time he croaked?
(C) 2012, Konami
NA/EU Release: July 12, 2012 (Virtual Console)
# of Players: 1-4 player
Price: 700 Nintendo Points
Genre: Action / Arcade
One time arcade rivals to Mario, Frogger and Pac-Man lost their way once they made...
Is Gnomz a garden treasure or an unwanted buried dog bone?
The gameplay is quirky and fairly fun and the 25+ stages have their own hazards and elements to them,this game feels sort of like Metroid physics meets Mario Bros. Arcade with some Super Smash bros. thrown in, it's difficult to describe but is a good formula. I found a problem with the controls though it may be just me but they felt really awkward as the button mashing in this game can cause you to accidentally jump...
Gyrostarr is a great (Shmup) genre game that plays alot like a modern version of the classic arcade game Tempest.
In this fast paced game you must collect orbs that boost your score and fill up a meter on the top of the screen. This meter must be filled most of the way by the end of the level or you will lose. You also have to avoid or destroy enemies in your path.
The game starts off easy but gets a little harder bit by bit as you progress through the games stages and it gets really hard in the last 10-15 stages. Each of the 50 stages has a bonus stage that can only be accessed...
On The Rails Action!
Is this game a blast to play, or is it a dud? Let's find out?Gameplay:
There is no denying that this game shares many similarities with the legendary Sin and Punishment series, however the atmosphere is different and the difficulty is more balanced. The game is an on the rails shooter that is relatively short, but the levels and...
Freeway Disaster Narrowly Avoided
Jellycar 2 was initially a free mobile app, but was later ported to the WiiWare service with additional content. Almost immediately you'll notice that the gameplay is very shallow and still feels like a free mobile game. The levels are basic and boring and the pace of the gameplay will put any grown-up gamer to sleep.
Evil robots are polluting the oceans and its up to you to put an end to their evil plans!
This game is a 3D platformer that is as fun as it is addictive! Jett Rocket has 4 island chains with 4 massive levels in each chain! You must collect power cores and defeat all of the enemies in the area on top of destroying the Island robot leader to return each island to its former beauty!
The platforming in the game is fairly difficult as you must use your rocket pack to reach areas you otherwise couldn't. But you also need to keep a close eye on your remaining rocket...
Kyotokei is a shmup that plays similarly to Ikaruga but with a fantasy setting,so is Kyotokei good enough to be considered a WiiWare gem or a Dirt Clod you wish you'd never purchased? Keep reading to find out!
You take on the role of two youths who are trying to take down an evil sorceress and must fly across more then 5 levels defeating hordes of regular enemies,then facing off against each stage's massive boss!
A Journey That Any Archeologist Would Absolutely Love!
Price: 1,000 points
La-Mulana is a remake of a 2005 freeware pc title with vastly improved graphics and music as well as other changes. The game saw many delays and the previous publisher even cancelled the North...
Lit is a wiiware title it was published and developed by Way Forward Technologies. It was released for download on February 9th 2009.
Lit is the story of Jake, an emo kid who is trapped in school looking for his girlfriend. The twist is his school has somehow been infested by dark shadowy creatures. The premise of the game is stay in the light to stay alive.
Is the Blue Bombers latest romp an enjoyable experience or is it a shadow of the series former glory well let's find out!
Gameplay and Story
As most of you already know the story in Megaman games are effective yet minimal and Megaman 10 is no exception. A virus called roboenza is causing robots to become ill and eventually turn violent and Megaman must team up with Protoman, and dr. Wily to find a cure before it's too late!
Pearl Harbor Trilogy is a Wiiware title it was developed and published by Legendo Entertainment and was released for download in July 2010.
Pearl Harbor trilogy obviously is a WWII aerial combat game you play as unnamed Japanese or America pilots (depending on with campaign your in) as they fight through some of the most famous battles of WWII, like Pearl Harbor, Midway and Guadalcanal.
You must capture underwater life using your deep sea submarine by capturing them in bubbles,and catching the bubbles as they come back towards your submarine!
The gameplay in this title is fairly interesting and can have a slight learning curve,but it quickly gets old as you'll never feel very challenged.....
Graphics and Music
The graphics in planet fish is quite nice as they are beautifully detailed,yet colorful and cheerful!
The music is not really noteworthy,but isn't tragic either just don't expect anything memorable.
Welcome to the world of pokémon where cute creatures that you capture fight it out in the arena to prove who is the best........!?
Wind-up toy AROUND!
That's right though the pokémon may be toys they have the same goals and loyalty to thier trainers as real pokémon do!
The controls in this game are simple as this game uses the sideways wiimote method and the button layout is so simple it needs no explanation,however the reason I mention this is because you'll be glad the controls are simple due to the hordes of pokémon you'll face in this game,sometimes...
Is Pop as addicting as popping bubble wrap or as boring as watching paint dry? Well let's find out!
In Pop you pop bubbles to earn points and ultimately aim for a high score on the online leaderboard,however this game is quite deep as you are about to find out.
First of all there are special bubbles that can have either good or bad effects such as the bio-hazard bubble that explodes and pops all same colored bubbles,or the target bubble that increases the...
Take the role of a prince and defeat the monsters and darkness looming over your empire in this thrilling wiiware fighter!
The gameplay in TROTG is similar to Punch-out!! as it's a game of timing press the wrong button and you'll be feeling the pain
however this game adds to the formula by adding the skills and abilities such as magic sword techs among other awesome abilities that can quickly turn the tides of the battle against monsters such as Medusa,and Minataur just to name a couple.
This game is fairly hard and is quite lengthy as it'll take the average...
Classic Soccer Title For The WiiWare Service!
Soccer Up! for the WiiWare service is a throwback title that is very similar to soccer titles of the 90's such as Sensible Soccer and focuses more on arcade style gameplay rather then realism so is this a good thing or bad? Let's find out!
Sonic is back in his first 2D adventure in over 16 years to stop the evil Dr. Eggman from taking over the world! This game is the first episode of Sonic The Hedgehog 4 and does a great job easing you back into the 2D style Sonic gameplay as well as introducing many new gameplay elements such as the homing attack!
However these elements along with the over abundance of rings and 1-ups seem to make this game easier than most Sonic games. Many of the old power-ups return as well such as the speed-sneakers or invincibility .
Sonic 4 has four zones with four levels each as well...
Save the Earth in this hectic and competitive arcade game for the WiiWare service!
Star Soldier R is an action packed arcade game that plays alot like the classic arcade games of the 80s in which you will want to play over and over again to achieve a high score!
And Star Soldier R does a great job at making this game truly competitive as there are many different ways to rack up points in both the 2 minute and 5 minute levels,such as combos,defeating an entire group of enemies or defeating an enemy that doesn't show up unless certain conditions are met!
Tetris is back and better than ever in this new puzzle game brimming with multiplayer goodness!
In many of the game modes you must position different shaped colored blocks on the bottom of the screen and create full rows of blocks horizontally to clear those rows. If you clear four rows at the same time you get a Tetris which has a different effect, depending on what mode you are playing, such as causing many rows of gray blocks to lift up on the bottom of your opponents' screen. This puts them much closer to losing the match.
As for the new modes featured in...
Save The Chicks!
Is Toki Tori a golden egg for the WiiWare service or is it a smelly rotten egg you want to avoid? Let's find out!Gameplay and Controls
The gameplay in Toki Tori is simple, avoid enemies and save the eggs in each level! However this is easier said than done as many obstacles and tricky enemies are cleverly placed throught every level to make things difficult for our...
Urbanix is a game that plays alot like the classic pc game Qix!
The gameplay is simple,you must develop the land by creating roads that connect to each other in a grid like pattern while avoiding enemies! sound easy?
well it's not as you only have a limited time to complete each level!
Explore 3 different terrains Earth,The North Pole,and The Moon.
Each terrain has different rules and problems to deal with,but this reviewer only found the moon to be a real challenge
I've got one important tip to give to new players,stop those...
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