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WiiWare: Mega Man 10

WiiWare: Mega Man 10

WiiWare gets another retro-reboot with Mega Man 10, which continues 9’s 8-bit style; it’ll feature 8 Robot Master bosses along with Proto Man and a secret playable third character.

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories

Konami takes Silent Hill back to its roots with Shattered Memories, due out on the PS2, PSP, and Wii 12/8/09; this Memories Montage trailer is a music video with monstrous overtones.

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New Super Mario Bros HD

New Super Mario Bros HD

Alright, so it’s not an official HD version of New Super Mario Bros Wii, but a plumber can dream: the video above was shot running the Dolphin emulator on a PC at 1080p at 60 fps.

Wiitality Armband

Wiitality Armband

Avoid getting a Wiimote into the TV whenever you get into the game: the Wiitality Armband secures your Wii controller either to your forearm or bicep for fling-free fitness.

Vader Sensor Bar Holder

Vader Sensor Bar Holder

I sense a disturbance in your signal: we have a bad feeling about this Darth Vader Wii Sensor Bar Holder, if only because he just might Force Choke us for one Wii Fit workout too many.

Trailer: RE Darkside

Trailer: RE Darkside

Warning: we can’t embed this Experience trailer for Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles for safety reasons; just follow this link, but keep your limbs inside the browser at all times.

Thrustmaster T-Freestyle NW

Thrustmaster T-Freestyle NW

We could do without the “gnarly” skull, but Thrustmaster’s T-Freestyle NW is a boon for skate- and snowboarders; the maple Wii controller employs rolling motion and lateral movement tech.

Trailer: Contra Rebirth

Trailer: Contra Rebirth

No, you’re not hallucinating spread guns and powerup blimps: Contra Rebirth sports 16-bit graphics and is the 12th game to bear the Contra name; it’s now available on WiiWare.

Wii/Xbox Wireless Drums

Wii/Xbox Wireless Drums

Both the Wii and Xbox 360 get their own flavor of Logitech’s Wireless Drum Controller with similar specs: stainless steel surfaced bass pedal, 30 foot range and quick fold-flat design.

Wireless Guitar for Wii

Wireless Guitar for Wii

Logitech finally rolls out its Wireless Guitar Controller to the Wii; it’ll work with both Guitar Hero 5 and Band Hero and features a maple neck, rosewood fingerboard and metal frets.

Trailer: No More Heroes 2

Trailer: No More Heroes 2

This campy gameplay trailer for No More Heroes 2 shows off news ways to slice-up enemies, beam katana dual-wielding, 8-bit jobs and improved AI; the game is due out 1/2010.

Dev Diary: Dead Space

Dev Diary: Dead Space

Dead Space: Extraction’s devs give us the lowdown: bolder colors and silhouettes highlight its focus on action, while vanishing enemies and environments keep you off guard.

Dev Diary: DS Extraction

Dev Diary: DS Extraction

While the teaser for Dead Space: Extraction was mostly atmospheric, this developer’s diary does an excellent job fleshing out the game, both in terms of gameplay and storyline.

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Metroid Prime Trilogy

Metroid Prime Trilogy

Samus shines again in this Metroid Prime Trilogy gameplay trailer; it includes the first two Gamecube games reworked for the Wii along with MP3 and is due out August 24th.

Wii Remote Crane Hack

Wii Remote Crane Hack

Nintendo’s Wii has been used for some pretty wacky things, but there’s no topping this Crane Hack: yup, that’s a pair of 15 ton steel robotic claws being wielded by a Wii remote.

Tennis Duo Pack NW

Tennis Duo Pack NW

Thrustmaster’s Tennis Duo Pack NW straddles the line between real and virtual; it not only works with Wii’s MotionPlus but includes a foam ball for when you want to break a real sweat.

Black Wii

Black Wii

Short of spray-painting your own Wii, North American residents will need to wait for this Black Wii; it’s available in Japan only starting August 1st with matching black controllers.

Super Mario Galaxy 2

Super Mario Galaxy 2

Much like the New Super Mario Bros, Super Mario Galaxy 2 only slightly improves on an already winning formula with larger, more open areas; it’s due out sometime in 2010.

Metroid: Other M

Metroid: Other M

Tecmo’s Team Ninja and Nintendo will be teaming up for the Wii-only, all-new Metroid: Other M, which features a mix of first and third-person action; it’s due out 2010. Thanks, JD!

New Super Mario Bros.

New Super Mario Bros.

Sure, the gameplay is still 2D, the graphics aren’t significantly revamped nor are the characters new, but we’re liking the New Super Mario Bros. co-op play and Wiimote integration.

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Resident Evil Shot Blaster

Resident Evil Shot Blaster

Universally compatible with all Wii shooting games, Capcom’s Resident Evil Shot Blaster lets you take out zombies in style with both one-handed and two-handed grip modes.

Wiimote Induction Charger

Wiimote Induction Charger

Energizer’s Wiimote Induction Charger lets you charge up to two controllers contact free, which means no more hassling with removing your silicone case or other doohickeys.

Video: LB to SF

Video: LB to SF

On display at Cal Arts in Valencia 5/2-5/15, LB to SF is an art installation that uses a real bicycle to simulate a ride from Long Beach to San Francisco using a Wii controller and Blender.

RE: Darkside Chronicles

RE: Darkside Chronicles

Hordes of zombies, buckets of blood and increasingly dangerous, mutated enemies: just another day in Raccoon City with this new trailer for Resident Evil: Darkside Chronicles.

Game Trailer: Spyborgs

Game Trailer: Spyborgs

This latest trailer for Spyborgs shows a significantly reworked game compared to the previous 2008 version; it’s still Saturday cartoon-esque, but much more focused and fun.

Preview: Muramasa

Preview: Muramasa

With over 100 blades, a distinctly Japanese style and hordes of enemies, this preview for Vanilla Ware’s Muramasa gives Wii owners plenty of reason to be excited; it comes out 7/28.

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