Post 50660

Nintendo President Comments On First Party Wii Lineup

By Spencer . October 29, 2009 . 7:54am

“We didn’t release strong software continually [for the Wii] and let the good mood cool down,” said Satoru Iwata, President of Nintendo.

Post 37182

Metroid Prime 2 Looks Familar On Wii

By Spencer . May 26, 2009 . 9:45am

Since New Play Control! Metroid Prime 2: Echoes comes out in Japan in a few weeks we have screenshots for 1/3 of Metroid Prime Trilogy, the Metroid Prime 2 part that is.

Post 36915

Deal of the Forever: Metroid Prime Trilogy for $49.99

By Ishaan . May 22, 2009 . 11:45am

No, this isn’t some sort of cruel joke. Nintendo of America is — in an uncharacteristically generous move — packing the entire Metroid Prime trilogy onto a single disc and publishing it for the price of $49.99 on August 24, 2009.

Post 36168

Chibi Robo Gets Point And Click Controls For Wii

By Spencer . May 14, 2009 . 10:51am

Like other games in the New Play Control! lineup Nintendo revamped Chibi-Robo with motion control. In this version you point with the remote and click to make the tiny robot move. Originally, players controlled Chibi Robo with the analog stick on a Gamecube pad.

Post 33398

New Play Control Closes In June With Chibi-Robo And Metroid Prime 2

By Spencer . April 16, 2009 . 11:50am

Late last year Nintendo of Japan started re-releasing Gamecube games with motion control. On June 11 the Wii de Asobou (aka New Play Control internationally) will take a break when New Play Control: Chibi-Robo and New Play Control: Metroid Prime 2 Echoes come out in Japan.   Details about enhancements other than motion control have […]

Post 26519

Nintendo Preparing More New Play Control Games For The West

By Spencer . January 22, 2009 . 9:35am

Nintendo’s New Play Control series is about to roll out in Europe in a few weeks. In March it’s trickling over here with Pikmin and Mario Power Tennis as the first two titles. Back in Japan Donkey Kong Jungle Beat was the introductory game for the series. Are we going to get Donkey Kong too? […]

Post 25344

This Is How You Play Mario Power Tennis On The Wii

By Spencer . January 7, 2009 . 12:41pm

Adding motion control is the major change in the New Play Control version of Mario Power Tennis. We’re not getting it until March, but since Japan gets it next week Nintendo outlined the new control scheme on the Wii de Asobu Mario Tennis GC page.   Let’s take a look at the motions.   Serve […]

Post 24873

Pikmin 2 Also Part Of Nintendo of America’s New Play Control Series

By Spencer . December 24, 2008 . 11:36am

Mario Power Tennis and Pikmin, the first two games in Nintendo’s New Play Control series, will come out here in March. Somewhere along the approval line Nintendo of America passed on Donkey Kong: Jungle Beat which was the inaugural New Play Control game in Japan.   But, we won’t be missing out on Pikmin 2! […]

Post 24247

Nintendo Not Publishing Any Wii Games Until March

By Spencer . December 17, 2008 . 6:29am

Like Animal Crossing: City Folk? That’s Nintendo’s last first party Wii title until March 2009 when Wii-makes of Mario Power Tennis and Pikmin arrive in stores under the “New Play Control!” label. Meanwhile, Nintendo of Japan spaces out releases so they release at least one game a month, not including “New Play Control” games. The […]

Siliconera Tests
Siliconera Videos