Consoles

Wii Fit ups its stamina in Japanese charts

After debuting in second place in last week’s Japanese software charts, Nintendo’s Wii fit has finally claimed the top spot in Media Create’s listings, with the former number one Professor Layton and Pandora’s Box dropping to fifth place. Microsoft will also be pleased to see Mistwalker’s Xbox 360 exclusive RPG …

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Wii shoppers flock to France

The current shortage of Wii consoles on the UK High Street is well documented, but it seems that many UK shoppers are venturing abroad to claim their machines, according to The Daily Mirror . The newspaper claims that French Wii stock is more plentiful than here on this side of …

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Studio boss chose to censor Euro No More Heroes

Following this week’s news that the European version of Grasshopper’s highly anticipated No More Heroes will be censored, as per the Japanese version of the title, the game’s developers have issued a statement claiming that it was their decision – and not publisher Rising Star Games – to release the …

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DS sales top 6m this year in US

Nintendo of America is predicting that the DS will emerge as the best selling console of the year in North America, with sales for the year to date already topping the six million mark – that equates to one machine sold every five seconds. "There’s no letup in sight," NoA’s …

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No More Heroes censored in Europe

Rising Star Games, the publisher of upcoming Wii title No More Heroes, has confirmed that that European version of the game will see the same cuts experienced by Japanese gamers when it is released over here next year. In North America, however, publisher Ubisoft has stated that the game will …

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Killzone screens land Guerilla in more controversy

Guerilla Games, the developer of hot PS3 FPS Killzone 2, has found itself embroiled in fanboy-angering controversy yet again with the admission that the screenshots it released of the game last week were doctored. When Killzone 2 was first showed off to the world at E3 2005 the world was …

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Creat Studios focusing on digital downloads

Creat Studios, the team behind PSP shooter Coded Arms: Contagion and the recent Aqua Teen Hunger Force Zombie Ninja Pro-Am, has been officially crowned as a PlayStation Network publisher and confirmed that it is looking to bring both its own titles and those of other studios to the PS3 network …

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Wii frenzy hits peak with £1000 sale

This morning’s Metro reports that Wii bundles are being sold for a more than 1000 as Christmas looms and desperate parents continue to pay over the odds for the console. While the frenzy has calmed a little – a quick look at the auction site this morning sees the consoles …

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