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LostWinds now ready for transfer from Wii to Wii U

If you ever bought a copy of WiiWare title LostWinds from the Wii U eShop, you may have been disappointed that when you grabbed a Wii U, you couldn’t transfer it and its saves to the new console like you can most of things. But that nightmare is over, and you can now move LostWinds […]

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Lostwinds headlines

  • LostWinds is a franchise Frontier would "very much like" to revisit

    The LostWinds franchise may be revisited in the future once Frontier Developments gets Elite: Dangerous and Coaster Crazy Deluxe out the door.

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  • Frontier opening new development studio in Canada

    Frontier Developments has announced it’s opening a new development studio in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The firm said the region has been on its “radar as an attractive geographic and commercial environment,” in which it can create titles as be surrounded by the pool of local universities graduates and various indie developers. “We are excited […]

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  • LostWinds2: Winter of the Melodias released on App Store

    LostWinds2: Winter of the Melodias has released on the App Store for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. It includes the ability to switch between summer and winter at will, new wind powers, new environments and characters, and graphical tweaking specifically for iOS devices. It will run you$3.99/£2.49/€2.99. Trailer is below.

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  • Wednesday Shorts II: RIFT, LostWinds, Darksiders II, BTTF, Gears 3 cosplay

    Here’s a second batch of shorts for your hump day.

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  • LostWinds creator says most games for iPhone are a "pile of rubbish"

    LostWinds and Elite creator, David Braben, has said that the approval system implemented by Apple for the iPhone App Store has resulted in many of the games being a “pile of rubbish”. Because of this, Braben feels a stronger approval process should be considered for the service. “There’s a little bit of a ‘gate keeper’ […]

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  • Frontier's David Braben defends Lionhead's Milo & Kate

    Frontier’s David Braben, creator of Elite and the upcoming sequel to LostWinds, has defended Lionhead’s Milo & Kate and the reputed “smoke and mirrors” aspect of it. “I think there is absolutely nothing to be ashamed of with good, complex smoke and mirrors,” he told Eurogamer during Develop. “With all of these things, we’re building […]

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  • Rumor: LostWinds 2 reveal at E3, Lime Green DS bundles on the way [UPDATE]

    A couple of Nintendo rumors are floating about the web today, one of which concerns a LostWinds 2 announcement at E3. According to a source close to French site LiveWii, Nintendo is expected to make the announcement for the WiiWare title during its presentation. Although we’ve know for quite some time a sequel was imminent, […]

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  • Square to publish LostWinds in Japan

    Square Enix is to publish Frontier’s LostWinds in Japan, the company’s confirmed. “Square Enix is a very successful, development-led organization with a total commitment to quality,” said Frontier boss David Braben. “Frontier shares those same core ideals and we are very pleased to be doing business together. Square Enix’s strength in Japan will give LostWinds […]

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  • No LostWinds for Live and PSN, but Frontier "will be supporting" the services

    Speaking to VG247 at Develop, Frontier’s David Braben confirmed that there are no plans in place to bring WiiWare smash LostWinds to either Live or PSN, but that the UK developer has other plans for downloadable 360 and PS3 content. “Not at the moment, no,” he said when asked if LostWinds would make it to […]

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  • Braben: We'd be "stupid" not to look at more LostWinds

    Everyone knows Frontier’s going to do a LostWinds sequel, right? From the sound of it, so does Frontier. “We’d be stupid not to look at the LostWinds world,” studio boss David Braben told VG247. “But we’re not announcing anything yet.” Stupid indeed. Press surrouding the WiiWare adventure was “positive,” to say the least. “I was […]

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  • LostWinds most downloaded on Euro WiiWare

    Like, dur. Nintendo’s Laurent Fischer has confirmed to GI that Frontier’s LostWinds is the most downloaded WiiWare content in Europe, followed by Gameloft’s TV Show King and Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life As A King from Square Enix. “We’re not communicating on precise figures – this is confidential – but LostWinds has the highest […]

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  • LostWinds reviewed

    After the launch of WiiWare in Europe and Australia last Monday, the game at the top of our list was always Frontier-developed platformer LostWinds. We now own it. Here’s our review.

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  • Braben thrilled at response to WiiWare's LostWinds

    Frontier’s David Braben is unsurprisingly very happy about the response LostWinds has been getting across the board. “‘Pleased’ is an understatement,” he told GI of the reaction from critics and fans. “The reaction has been exceptional – from both reviewers, which is very pleasing, and also the user reviews are extremely high – we’ve also […]

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  • WiiWare launches in Europe and Australia

    Nintendo’s new download service, WiiWare, has now launched in Australia and Europe. Six titles appeared in the channel in the early hours of the morning, including the seemingly superb Lost Winds and the first Wii demo, namely Dr. Mario. The full list of titles is as follows: Dr Mario Online (and demo) – 1000 Points […]

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  • European WiiWare line-up confirmed

    And here it is. The service launches on May 20 in Europe and released yesterday in the US. Dr. Mario & Germ Buster (Nintendo) – 1000 Wii Points Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King (Square Enix) – 1500 Wii Points LostWinds (Frontier) – 1000 Wii Points Star Soldier R (Hudson) – 800 […]

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  • LostWinds sequel confirmed

    That was quick. Frontier’s site’s carrying confirmation of a second LostWinds title and is allowing you to sign up for upcoming info on the game. Click here to REGISTER FOR ADVANCE INFORMATION on Frontier’s forthcoming LostWinds sequel containing amazing new gameplay as Toku and Enril’s incredible adventure to save Mistralis continues – Frontier is registered […]

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  • First LostWinds review posted

    It’s tiny, but it says what you wanted to hear: Frontier’s LostWinds is worth your money. Of course it is. The WiiWare game launched yesterday alongside the service in the US. The piece’s conclusion: The lack of a map and short length aside, this game is great and should definitely be a part of any […]

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  • WiiWare now live in the US

    Wii download service WiiWare’s now launched in the US, Joystiq reports. The channel offers 40Mb-ish games for various amounts of Wii Points, the one we’re hankering after most being Frontier’s LostWinds. You can find the full line-up after the link. WiiWare has already launched in Japan and hits Europe on May 20.

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  • LostWinds out today in the US

    Just in case you’d forgotten, LostWinds is launching alongside WiiWare in the US today. The Frontier-developed adventure is a definite star in the service’s launch line-up, featuring “Toku, a young boy who is the only one who can help you in your quest to release a curse placed on the stunningly presented, magical land of […]

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Lostwinds Latest

  • LostWinds now ready for transfer from Wii to Wii U

    If you ever bought a copy of WiiWare title LostWinds from the Wii U eShop, you may have been disappointed that when you grabbed a Wii U, you couldn’t transfer it and its saves to the new console like you can most of things. But that nightmare is over, and you can now move LostWinds […]

  • LostWinds is a franchise Frontier would “very much like” to revisit

    The LostWinds franchise may be revisited in the future once Frontier Developments gets Elite: Dangerous and Coaster Crazy Deluxe out the door.

  • Frontier opening new development studio in Canada

    Frontier Developments has announced it’s opening a new development studio in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The firm said the region has been on its “radar as an attractive geographic and commercial environment,” in which it can create titles as be surrounded by the pool of local universities graduates and various indie developers. “We are excited […]

  • LostWinds2: Winter of the Melodias released on App Store

    LostWinds2: Winter of the Melodias has released on the App Store for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. It includes the ability to switch between summer and winter at will, new wind powers, new environments and characters, and graphical tweaking specifically for iOS devices. It will run you$3.99/£2.49/€2.99. Trailer is below.

  • Wednesday Shorts II: RIFT, LostWinds, Darksiders II, BTTF, Gears 3 cosplay

    Here’s a second batch of shorts for your hump day.

  • LostWinds creator says most games for iPhone are a “pile of rubbish”

    LostWinds and Elite creator, David Braben, has said that the approval system implemented by Apple for the iPhone App Store has resulted in many of the games being a “pile of rubbish”. Because of this, Braben feels a stronger approval process should be considered for the service. “There’s a little bit of a ‘gate keeper’ […]

  • Frontier’s David Braben defends Lionhead’s Milo & Kate

    Frontier’s David Braben, creator of Elite and the upcoming sequel to LostWinds, has defended Lionhead’s Milo & Kate and the reputed “smoke and mirrors” aspect of it. “I think there is absolutely nothing to be ashamed of with good, complex smoke and mirrors,” he told Eurogamer during Develop. “With all of these things, we’re building […]

  • Rumor: LostWinds 2 reveal at E3, Lime Green DS bundles on the way [UPDATE]

    A couple of Nintendo rumors are floating about the web today, one of which concerns a LostWinds 2 announcement at E3. According to a source close to French site LiveWii, Nintendo is expected to make the announcement for the WiiWare title during its presentation. Although we’ve know for quite some time a sequel was imminent, […]

  • Square to publish LostWinds in Japan

    Square Enix is to publish Frontier’s LostWinds in Japan, the company’s confirmed. “Square Enix is a very successful, development-led organization with a total commitment to quality,” said Frontier boss David Braben. “Frontier shares those same core ideals and we are very pleased to be doing business together. Square Enix’s strength in Japan will give LostWinds […]

  • No LostWinds for Live and PSN, but Frontier “will be supporting” the services

    Speaking to VG247 at Develop, Frontier’s David Braben confirmed that there are no plans in place to bring WiiWare smash LostWinds to either Live or PSN, but that the UK developer has other plans for downloadable 360 and PS3 content. “Not at the moment, no,” he said when asked if LostWinds would make it to […]

  • Braben: We’d be “stupid” not to look at more LostWinds

    Everyone knows Frontier’s going to do a LostWinds sequel, right? From the sound of it, so does Frontier. “We’d be stupid not to look at the LostWinds world,” studio boss David Braben told VG247. “But we’re not announcing anything yet.” Stupid indeed. Press surrouding the WiiWare adventure was “positive,” to say the least. “I was […]

  • LostWinds most downloaded on Euro WiiWare

    Like, dur. Nintendo’s Laurent Fischer has confirmed to GI that Frontier’s LostWinds is the most downloaded WiiWare content in Europe, followed by Gameloft’s TV Show King and Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life As A King from Square Enix. “We’re not communicating on precise figures – this is confidential – but LostWinds has the highest […]

  • LostWinds reviewed

    After the launch of WiiWare in Europe and Australia last Monday, the game at the top of our list was always Frontier-developed platformer LostWinds. We now own it. Here’s our review.

  • Braben thrilled at response to WiiWare’s LostWinds

    Frontier’s David Braben is unsurprisingly very happy about the response LostWinds has been getting across the board. “‘Pleased’ is an understatement,” he told GI of the reaction from critics and fans. “The reaction has been exceptional – from both reviewers, which is very pleasing, and also the user reviews are extremely high – we’ve also […]

  • WiiWare launches in Europe and Australia

    Nintendo’s new download service, WiiWare, has now launched in Australia and Europe. Six titles appeared in the channel in the early hours of the morning, including the seemingly superb Lost Winds and the first Wii demo, namely Dr. Mario. The full list of titles is as follows: Dr Mario Online (and demo) – 1000 Points […]

  • European WiiWare line-up confirmed

    And here it is. The service launches on May 20 in Europe and released yesterday in the US. Dr. Mario & Germ Buster (Nintendo) – 1000 Wii Points Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King (Square Enix) – 1500 Wii Points LostWinds (Frontier) – 1000 Wii Points Star Soldier R (Hudson) – 800 […]

  • LostWinds sequel confirmed

    That was quick. Frontier’s site’s carrying confirmation of a second LostWinds title and is allowing you to sign up for upcoming info on the game. Click here to REGISTER FOR ADVANCE INFORMATION on Frontier’s forthcoming LostWinds sequel containing amazing new gameplay as Toku and Enril’s incredible adventure to save Mistralis continues – Frontier is registered […]

  • First LostWinds review posted

    It’s tiny, but it says what you wanted to hear: Frontier’s LostWinds is worth your money. Of course it is. The WiiWare game launched yesterday alongside the service in the US. The piece’s conclusion: The lack of a map and short length aside, this game is great and should definitely be a part of any […]

  • WiiWare now live in the US

    Wii download service WiiWare’s now launched in the US, Joystiq reports. The channel offers 40Mb-ish games for various amounts of Wii Points, the one we’re hankering after most being Frontier’s LostWinds. You can find the full line-up after the link. WiiWare has already launched in Japan and hits Europe on May 20.

  • LostWinds out today in the US

    Just in case you’d forgotten, LostWinds is launching alongside WiiWare in the US today. The Frontier-developed adventure is a definite star in the service’s launch line-up, featuring “Toku, a young boy who is the only one who can help you in your quest to release a curse placed on the stunningly presented, magical land of […]

  • WiiWare launches in the US tomorrow, first titles confirmed

    Nintendo’s launching Wii download service WiiWare in America tomorrow, and has now put up its official website. Launch titles have now been confirmed as: Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King (Square Enix, 1 player, Rated E for Everyone – Mild Fantasy Violence, Mild Suggestive Themes, 1,500 Wii Points) LostWinds (Frontier Development, 1-2 […]

  • Embargo passes for Nintendo Media Summit impressions

    1up’s gone live with a heap of impressions from last week’s Nintendo Media Summit in the US. They did it first, so they get the links. Look: LostWinds! FFCC: My Life as a King Guitar Hero: On Tour LostWinds Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Samba de Amigo Boom Blox Update: Here’s Eurogamer’s stuff. So that’s […]

  • WiiWare Europe date remains off limits

    While Wii download service WiiWare has now been confirmed for a May 12 release in the US, Nintendo UK is refusing to be drawn on when we can expect to see the initiative in Europe. “We’re not announcing Euro plans on this right now,” said a Nintendo UK rep, who also refused to give details […]

  • GDC: LostWinds is “WiiWare launch title”, says Braben

    Speaking to videogaming247, Frontier head David Braben has confirmed that the company’s just-announced project, LostWinds, will be released alongside Nintendo’s WiiWare download service. “It’s a WiiWare launch title,” he said. “Yes, we do have [an idea of when it's coming out], but if you want release dates for WiiWare I would talk directly to Nintendo. […]

  • GDC: WiiWare-exclusive LostWinds revealed by Frontier

    Frontier Developments, headed by Elite-creator David Braben, has revealed internal project LostWinds today, a “beautiful” game that will only be available via Nintendo’s WiiWare download service. “The object of the game is to explore the world and solve puzzles, but it’s the joy of the way the whole thing works that’s key,” Braben told videogaming247. […]