Nintendo's WiiWare Launches Today

Those of you who own Nintendo Wiis may like to know that Nintendo's answer to Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network titles goes live today. Called WiiWare, the offerings are smaller, downloadable games (and applications) that currently range from $5 to $15. Formerly, Nintendo has focused on the Wii's Virtual Console … » 5/12/08 12:40pm 5/12/08 12:40pm

Nintendo Opens Wii to Indie Developers

Just as some traditionally open companies close the door to third-party developers, the traditionally closed Nintendo will open WiiWare in early 2008. Obviously inspired by the success of Microsoft's Xbox Live mini-games, the new channel will allow small companies "to get their original games into the marketplace to see … » 6/27/07 9:28am 6/27/07 9:28am