Release: Out now
Developer: Intelligent Systems
Hit nail! Poke dog! Stomp badger! In WarioWare you’re never more than a verb away from a finished concept, making it the perfect candidate for a user-generated outing. Only a few seconds long, the microgame is an ideal entry point for budding developers. An idea is formed, the art assets drawn and the code written in under an hour. A quick chuckle as you play, and on to the next.
Don Foster, Liberal Democrat shadow secretary of state for culture, media and sport, has said that his party is fully supportive of tax breaks for the UK games industry.
"Liberal Democrats support the introduction of a games tax relief,” he told games industry trade body Tiga. “Following consultation on the details, we would implement the relief as soon as possible."
While our coding and testing teams are optimizing the game and zapping bugs, our art and design team is working on changes to the character sprites to help you, our players, feel more comfortable in your new 2.0 skins.
In accordance with your feedback, we'll be changing the sprites for several of the classes in future updates. The first to change was the male Eniripsa, but this time, it's the female Sram receiving the makeover.
Learn more about the female Sram's new look on the Devblog!
Capcom shipped one million copies of Super Street Fighter IV to retail for the game’s launch this week.
Essentially a director’s cut of last year’s excellent Street Fighter IV, SSFIV features new characters, combos and online modes, among other features. The game launched ealier this week in Japan and America, and today in Europe.
Activision has revealed the name and launch date of the next entry in its blockbuster Call Of Duty series.
Releasing worldwide on November 9, the seventh core entry in the franchise will be called Call Of Duty: Black Ops. It’s being built by COD 3 and COD: World At War developer Treyarch.
Sales of the PSP and DS platforms were evenly matched in Japan during the week ended April 25.
PSP-3000 and PSPgo sold 30,302 units combined, narrowly edging total DS sales of 30,105 units.
PSP-3000 and PS3 were the only consoles to record a - small - rise in weekly sales, and they again took the top two spots on the individual sales chart.
Weekly hardware sales totals (previous week):
PSP - 28,758 (28,635)
PS3 – 25,629 (25,590)
Wii - 23,691 (24,344)
DSi LL - 16,676 (17,146)