Archive for the ‘Nintendo DS’ Category

Aliens: Infestation out now

October 11, 2011

Aliens: Infestation, the latest release in the long running Aliens film series by 20th Century Fox is available today exclusively for the Nintendo DS in all major media regions outside of Asian territories. Developed by WayForward Technologies, this 2D side scrolling shooter has been getting many positive reactions.

It is likely this may be one of, if not the last game SEGA will publish for the Nintendo DS platform. The game is also playable on Nintendo 3DS, the handheld’s successor.

A gameplay trailer is available after the jump.



Classic SEGA Music: Persevering

September 10, 2011

Sakura Taisen (also known as Sakura Wars) is the classic 1996 SEGA Saturn role playing game that innovated by focusing on character development and interactions instead of random battle encounters so that the player would care deeper for the cast, or perhaps even love them. You play as Ogami Ichiro, leader of the Imperial Assault Force and are given the mission to end the terror from mysterious enemies based on demon lore in an alternative steam punk version of 1920’s Japan.

This time we will focus on the song from the first battle, Persevering. Hit the jump to listen to some of the different variations and related songs.


‘Aliens: Infestation’ Formally Announced for October on Nintendo DS

July 20, 2011

SEGA have revealed through Comic-Con 2011 that they will release another game under the very popular Aliens film franchise titled Aliens: Infestation, a 2D side scrolling action game for the Nintendo DS.

Curiously, this game had been referenced a number of times for almost three years now and is only now seeing a release this October. If the initial information is correct, the game is developed by WayForward Technologies, who are known for 2D handheld games such as Contra 4, Shantae and the recently released Thor for the Nintendo DS.

More information on Aliens: Infestation, such as the gameplay and art of the title is available at

Captain America: Super Solider Available Now

July 19, 2011

Captain America: Super Solider is available now in all major retail chains. Three different versions of the game will be available, all under the same title. One for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 by Next Level Games, another for Wii by High Voltage Software, and a third for Nintendo DS by Griptonite Games. A 3DS version also exists but has been delayed, and the developer has yet to be announced. Captain America: The First Avenger, the theatrical counterpart features a different story entirely, so fans worried of spoiling the film do not need to worry.

The feature film based on the Marvel comics franchise will be released in theaters this Friday, July 22nd. Conan said ohhhh it looks good!

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June 19, 2011


Tribute: SEGA2010

January 1, 2011


SEGA released a lot of brilliant games in 2010 full of fun and sexy times. It was a great year to be a fan of the company, and what better way to get excited for the new year than to look back and see just how much they accomplished within just 365 days? We have compiled a montage of just a handful of them, and we hope you enjoy!

The music is a remix of the OutRun song Splash Wave from what is arguably SEGA’s best game from 2010, Bayonetta.

“The Disappearance of Yu Suzuki” 1UP Interview

December 8, 2010

Videogame blog 1UP features an extensive two-part interview with world-renowned game designer Yu Suzuki. The interview spans much of his history within the industry as well as what his concepts and work have achieved and gone onto create. He may be more influential than you expect.

This interview goes into everything from his first work with Hang-On to creating whole genres and some of the most universally acclaimed and renowned game franchises in the industry all the way to his latest work, Shenmue City. It is a must read for anyone interested in the history of game design.

PART 1 – Yu Suzuki talks about the old days at SEGA and current industry trends.

PART 2 – Yu Suzuki looks back at the Shenmue franchise, and explains why he’s been out of the public eye in recent years.

Sonic Colors (Wii) Review

November 30, 2010

Date Released: November 16, 2010
Date Reviewed: November 29, 2010
Players: 1 Player / Unlockable 2 Player levels
Length: 3-10 Hours
Replayability: Fair



Sonic Colors (or Sonic Colours as it is spelled in British English releases) is the first platforming centric spinoff Sonic the Hedgehog game on the Wii console. Aimed at a younger audience, it was designed with the intent of gaining more interest from Wii fans with borrowed elements from Super Mario and Kirby titles, among other Nintendo releases in hopes of bringing the franchise back to it’s acclaimed roots.


Sonic Colors Out Now

November 12, 2010

Sonic Colors, the newest release in the Sonic the Hedgehog series is out now in Europe and Australia for the Wii and Nintendo DS platforms. Both titles being significantly different games that follow a similar plot. It will be released in all of it’s other territories next week. Posted above is the launch trailer, demonstrating basic gameplay on Wii. After the jump is the DS version’s trailer to help differentiate the two.


First Captain America: Super Soldier trailer

October 7, 2010

Set to be released next to the upcoming Captain America: The First Avenger film in 2011, Captain America: Super Soldier is an action game with platforming and ‘beat em up’ elements that will not share the same storyline as the movie.

It is being developed on Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS and PlayStation Portable by Next Level Games, who are best known for their work on Nintendo platforms in such games like Super Mario Strikers and the remake of Punch-Out!! on Wii.