Euro News Round-Up: Week Ending 4/12
Kirby’s Epic Yarn spins a tale in February
Good news Nintendo fans! 2010′s most charming game is coming to Europe next February. No idea why there was a delay in the game’s release but Nintendo of Europe have announced it will be out on the 25th February. Definately worth making a note of on your calendar, the game scored a perfect 5/5 here on Nintendo-Okie!
Donkey Kong fans buy DKCR with bananas
Yep, you read that right. The first 20 people who turned up at 3 GAME and Gamestation stores across the UK on Friday with a bunch of bananas recieved a free copy of Donkey Kong Country Returns! The gorilla suits were optional but it has been snowing a lot here in the last few days so they were for warmth too!
Galaxy 2 is the Gamesmaster of 2010
Gamesmaster has voted Super Mario Galaxy 2 as the game of the year beating the likes of Call of Duty and Assassain’s Creed to the top spot. “The old man proves he’s still got it,” says Gamesmaster. “For sheer game design genius, Shiggy’s most glorious creation is still the plumber to beat. Long live the birthday boy, King Mario”.
NintendoTV celebrates DK
NintendoTV, now available on your Nintendo Channel, has gone bananas this week! (bad pun sorry!). Featuring everyone’s favourite Kong, they take a look at Donkey Kong Country Returns and also look back at his past exploits.
Cave Story out this month
Developer of DSiWare title Cave Story, Nicalis, have announced that the game will be released on the platform this month for 1,000 Points. More details on a release date when we get it!
This Week’s Downloads
Soccer Bashi – WiiWare – 500 Points
An interesting take on Breakout, where you have to bat footballs through blocks and into the goal
WiiWare: Sneezies – WiiWare – 500 Points
Make some things called Sneezies sneeze using sneezing powder over 45 levels
Tetris Party Live – DSiWare – 800 Points
Featuring many classic modes such as Marathon, Computer Battle, Vs Battle and Duel Space, this is a great game for any Tetris fan!
Rocks N’ Rockets – DSiWare – 500 Points
This is an arcade game where the Earth is under attack by a Global Multi-Phased Meteor Attack, and only you can stop it with your rocket launcher
Magical Drop II – Virtual Console – 900 Points
This is an old Neo Geo puzzle game from 1996. One for classics fans
Karnov’s Revenge – Virtual Console – 900 Points
This is a fighting back from the 1990s. Again, one for classics fans
Wii and DS Sales
Wii Chart (Full Price)
1 (1) Just Dance 2
2 (3) Wii Party
3 (2) New Super Mario Bros. Wii
4 (6) Mario Kart Wii
5 (NE) Michael Jackson: The Experience
6 (7) Sonic Colours
7 (5) GoldenEye 007
8 (6) Super Mario Galaxy 2
9 (10) FIFA 11
10 (8) The X Factor
DS Chart (Full Price)
1 (3) Art Academy
2 (1) Professor Layton And The Lost Future
3 (2) New Super Mario Bros.
4 (4) Sonic Colours
5 (5) Toy Story 3
6 (7) LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4
7 (6) Mario Kart DS
8 (11) Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels Of The Starry Skies
9 (9) FIFA 11
10 (8) The Sims 3
Got nothing to do this week? Well why not head over to IGN and try out their Impossible NES Villains Quiz. Just go to http://uk.wii.ign.com/articles/113/1137253p1.html and give it a go!