Archive for October, 2007

Double News from Double Fine – Brutal Legend

Thursday, October 25th, 2007 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

A couple of bits of news doing the rounds courtesy of Double Fine productions. First up is a new game charting the adventures of a metal band roadie. Jack ... Read more..

Castlevania Dracula X details and goodies

Monday, October 22nd, 2007 Posted in Japan, PSP | No Comments »

Castlevania Dracula X is due out tomorrow in North America, with other versions following in November. Famitsu just posted a load of information about the new game. It's a PSP ... Read more..


Sunday, October 21st, 2007 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Welcome to Chimptron! This is an all new video game blog. It's basically a relaunch of, which I'm leaving behind, mainly because I wanted a host that could support ... Read more..

Another Award for Miyamoto

Sunday, October 21st, 2007 Posted in Nintendo, Wii | No Comments »

Our favourite crazy genius has just won another game design award. Nintendo's flamboyant designer, Shigeru Miyamoto, has been handed the Economist magazine's Innovation Award for Consumer Goods.The award reflects Miyamoto's ... Read more..

Blog Action Day – Gamers Save the World

Monday, October 15th, 2007 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

October 15th is Blog Action Day. Its time for us to take a step back from the non stop diet of videogame news and consider the wider effects of what ... Read more..

Tennis Cover for WiiSports

Saturday, October 13th, 2007 Posted in Wii | No Comments »

Yes, we know there have been a lot of Wiimote peripherals lately, but we like this one. You can never have too much Wii Sports, after all, and with Wii ... Read more..

Brain your Train with Dr Tomy

Tuesday, October 9th, 2007 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

All aboard! This is aimed at the kids, but we really like the look of this Shinkansen simulator from Tomy. The standalone game connects straight to the TV and lets ... Read more..

Wiimote Safety Jacket Takes the Danger out of Wii Sports

Monday, October 8th, 2007 Posted in Nintendo, Wii | No Comments »

Wiimote accidents. We've all had them. Some people bash them against walls, some hurl them into televisions, windows and loved ones. Some smash them in anger when the batteries fail ... Read more..

New Rules Keep PSP and DS Grounded

Monday, October 8th, 2007 Posted in DS, Nintendo, PSP | No Comments »

Wireless devices, including the Nintendo DS and the PSP are now banned on Japanese airlines. This means you'll now have to content yourself with watching the array of inflight movies ... Read more..

A Cake for a Marriage Made in Hyrule

Sunday, October 7th, 2007 Posted in Nintendo | 1 Comment »

Little did Nintendo realise what they started when they married cell-shaded animation to the Zelda series. One gaming couple decided to celebrate their love with this Wind Waker cake. Resembling ... Read more..