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Red Steel 2 moves 50K copies in 12-days, according to NPD

According to NPD numbers for March, Wii-exclusive Red Steel 2 sold 50K copies since its March 23 release.

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Wmp headlines

  • Red Steel 2 gets violent in new trailer

    Ubisoft’s put out a new video for Red Steel 2, which is below.

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  • Red Steel 2 hits Europe on March 26

    Ubisoft has confirmed that Red Steel 2 will hit European retail on March 26. It was revealed through a new video released today, and posted below the break. A while back, it was announced for release in the US on March 23. Watch onward.

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  • Ubisoft cuts Red Steel 2 sales predictions in half

    Ubisoft has revealed that its lowered sales expectations for its MotionPlus game Red Steel 2 by half.

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  • Miyamoto: Next Zelda to use WMP for "a more pleasurable playing experience"

    Shigeru Miyamoto has said that the next Zelda game for Wii will use MotionPlus in order to provide more realistic sword combat and targeting. “In this (installment of the series), we’re using MotionPlus to make you feel much more like you’re actually fighting while holding a sword in your hand,” Miyamoto stated during an October […]

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  • Black Wii Sports Resort up for preorder on Amazon UK

    Amazon UK has the black Wii bundle up for preorder on its site and it’s currently discounted as well. The bundle includes Wii Sports Resort, Wiimote, Nunchuk , MotionPlus, and Wii Sports for £164.99, which is £15 off the normal price. It ships November 6 in the UK and other European territories November 20. Via […]

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  • Wii Sports Resort moves through 1.25 million units in North America

    Nintendo has announced that Wii Sports Resort has sold over 1.25 million units in North America. The Wii MotionPlus has sold 2.9 million units, including ones sold with Sports Resort, and 1.36 million standalone sales. WMP bundled with Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 moved through 257,000 units. That’s a lot of WMP peripherals in the […]

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  • Rage of the Gladiator's the first WiiWare title to use Wii MotionPlus

    Ghostfire Games has announced that its WiiWare title, Rage of the Gladiator, will be the first-ever WiiWare game to support MotionPlus. The fantasy-themed, first-person fighting game allows players to accurately swing their weapon in either horizontal or vertical attacks using WMP. You can still play the game without WMP though. The game is expected sometime […]

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  • Nintendo showed Zelda at Q&A because it's a ways off, will use WMP

    Shigeru Miyamoto has told Wired that the reason the new Zelda game was show at the Q&A at E3 instead of the press event, is because it’s still a ways off. “Media briefings, for us, that’s a place where we’re going to talk about our business for the coming year and the products that we’re […]

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  • Red Steel 2 to be bundled with WMP, per Ubisoft press event

    A Red Steel 2 trailer was shown at Ubisoft’s E3 presser. It showed a desert, a swordsman controlled by the player surrounded by enemies. Swordsman pulls out a gun, hits baddie with sword and shoots him while he was down. That’s the dual-wielding weapons thing the devs have been talking about. The harder you swing […]

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  • John McEnroe is excited to be in Grand Slam Tennis

    EA interviewed tennis legend John McEnroe in a mailer sent out to the press, and while it does indeed advertise Grand Slam Tennis, there are a few interesting tidbits in it. For one, this is John McEnroe’s first appearance in a videogame, and he seems rather excited about it. “I’m pretty excited to be with […]

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  • WMP doesn't give you a competitive advatange in multiplayer

    EA has said that its upcoming sports games using Wii MotionPlus will not give gamers a competitive multiplayer advantage over those who do not have the add-on. Doesn’t “We didn’t want to make it more beneficial for players who have MotionPlus,” said Grand Slam Tennis producer Thomas Singleton. “It’s just different.” Differences between the two […]

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  • Virtua Tennis 2009 pushed into June

    Virtua Tennis 2009 has been pushed into June to give it a bit more polish. This is according to Sega site administrator RubyEclipse who stated on the forums: As you may have already noticed, VT2009 has now been pushed back to a June ship date. It’s kind of a bummer as I know everyone is […]

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  • Wii exclusive Red Steel 2 confirmed for the holidays

    Ubisoft has announced that Red Steel 2 will hit Wii exclusively for the holiday season, and was built from the ground up to use MotionPlus. Set in a desert-bound metropolis, sword and gun play will be replicated on-screen using WMP. The stronger the swing, the larger the impact. “Red Steel was a unique opportunity for […]

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  • Grand Slam Tennis review says it's very life-like

    Destructoid got a hands on with EA’s Grand Slam Tennis at an event yesterday, and is calling it the most realistic tennis game to date. Playing split-screen co-op, it was noticed that there was a bit of a lag between the players actual swings and what happened on-screen – this did not deter from the […]

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  • Another Virtua Tennis 2009 video released

    Here’s another Virtua Tennis 2009 video from Sega. Take a look after the break. Sega confirmed earlier in the week that Virtua Tennis for Wii will have online modes just like the other versions, and, thanks to Wii MotionPlus, use of buttons is optional. Game’s out in May.

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  • Virtua Tennis Wii to have online features and buttons are optional

    Sega said today that Virtua Tennis for Wii will have online modes just like the other versions, and, thanks to Wii MotionPlus, use of buttons is optional. Which is the main reason Sega feels its tennis game will stand out from EA Grand Slam Tennis. “I understand our competitors are using buttons?” said a Sega […]

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  • Wii Motion Plus will not work on older Wii games

    Nintendo has told GameDaily that Wii MotionPlus will not work on older games, nor will a patch be released for WMP to work with Wii Fit. “The Wii MotionPlus accessory is only for games that are designed to make use of its abilities,” said Nintendo in a statement. The site originally theorized, that Nintendo would […]

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  • Rumor: Wii Sports Resort, WMP and "Wii Fit Plus" dated

    A GoNintendo reader has seen an upcoming game release list at an Amsterdam retailer and took it upon himself to snap a picture of it. According to the shot, Wii Sports Resort, Wii MotionPlus bundle and all, will hit stores on July 10. Same goes for the the standalone WMP, apparently. There’s something called Wii […]

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  • Star Fox creator calls Wii a toy, says Miyamoto does as he likes

    Star Fox creator Dylan Cuthbert has told G4 what he thinks about Wii and Miyamoto, and has said he’s not interesting in making another Star Fox game, especially for Wii – which he called a toy. Even went so far as to say Miyamoto doesn’t care how core gamers feel about changes to Star Fox […]

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