Welcome to the Wiiloveit.com Holiday Countdown! Every day during the run up to Christmas, we've got special new features, interviews, podcasts and more!
Coming up soon: a brand new interview, a few juicy details about a certain WiiWare developer and several new reviews!
We made it, guys. We actually did it. After lots of hard work (and the sacrifice of lots of free time on Christmas day - I didn't even get the spare time to play my new copy of New Super Mario Bros Wii yet!), we're here for our fourth update today, consisting of three brand new reviews by KnucklesSonic8 that we hope you'll like.
Little Tournament Over Yonder
Now that we're at the end of our countdown, I can only say thank you to everyone who's been following the updates along the way, and I promise that we'll keep posting more new content, including reviews, features, more top 10's and the occasional podcast (of which there were a couple that we just didn't have time to edit before the Holiday Countdown ended) over the coming weeks and months.
For now though, I'm afraid that that's all we've got time for. Check back tomorrow for a quick look at all the content we've given you over the first twenty five days of December, as well as some of the highlights along the way (including our three-part Cancelled Wii Games feature, our audio interview with one of the guys behind Worms: Battle Islands and of course, our endless supply of reviews).
With just one "day" remaining in our updates, we showcase a first for Wiiloveit.com, as well as a brand new interface for the home page. First up is a brand new "app review", where we (as the title suggests) review a piece of non-game software. We start off with the DSi's "Mario Clock" app, which I found to be surprisingly good when I bought it from KS8's recommendation. You can read what he has to say in the review below, which uses the words "nostalgia" and "nostalgic" a total of seven times.
And with one final update to go live, I wish to end our penultimate post to the Holiday Countdown by pointing out that we now have a new Home Page design. In this design, we've mainly focused on removing the barely-updated "Blogs" column and changing it for "Bonus Content", which will focus on just about everything that isn't a review or feature. That means 'Site Announcements, new YouTube videos, blogs and more, so keep an eye on that new addition to the home page.
As part of the update, we've also incorporated a cleaner, simpler design that should make different articles stand out from each in a clearer fashion. Let us know what you think of the update, as we will be rolling out some factors of the design into our Features and Games index pages soon.
Look out for our final Holiday Countdown update shortly, which includes a barrage of new reviews (or maybe just a couple, depending on how quick I am at giving them a final proof-read).
In the second of today's updates, we bring to you two new miniature reviews of games for WiiWare and DS. These games, Helix and Clubhouse Games (AKA 42 All Time Classics) are both great titles, and you can find out why in just a few short paragraphs in these short overviews.
What's that, you say? You want MORE? Well, we shall see about THAT...
As we reach part (or "day", if you prefer) seventeen of our Holiday Countdown, we present to you the third and final part of Murat's Cancelled Wii Games list, which features the likes of Sadness and Animales De La Muerte. Once you've read it, feel free to go and check out the previous two parts, totalling 15 different cancelled Wii games that we've detailed. The first two parts proved to be the most popular feature EVER posted on Wiiloveit, so we hope you like this one!
That's all... for now. Something tells me there's still more "days" to squeeze in yet...
At the time of writing this, I have less than eighty minutes until a big fat guy tries to pop down my chimney and leave special gifts for all the children in the house in exchange for being "good" all year (in all honesty, I'm surprised no-ones tried to take him to court for child abuse yet).
As the excitement mounts (I got myself New Super Mario Bros Wii for the big day... my presents are always the best!) you may be asking yourself "why are we only on day sixteen of the holiday countdown?" Well, never fear, we have four more updates to present to you before the end of Christmas day (don't ask when, why or how I'm going to manage this), bringing the total up to twenty posts, as promised.
Before we get to those though, we must first tell you about the third part in our "Top 10 Wii Games" series, which focuses on Murat's own choice of games. You may have seen mine and KnucklesSonic8's looks earlier this week (and if not, why not?), so this feature is here to complete the set. Check out the link below for the full list...
And that's all for today, folks. Check out both of the new articles, and catch us again tomorrow for more special Holiday updates!
Today marks the appearance of Billy's feature outlining his personal favourite 10 Wii games that have been released to date. As promised, Billy continues our three-part consideration with some typical choices like Galaxy (cause, y'know, Billy LOVES his Galaxy!) and even one or two surprising entries like Sonic and the Secret Rings. Just a tiny bit of trivia for ya: Secret Rings just barely missed getting included in my Top 10 but at least it was represented period in this three-part series of features. Don't worry yourself too much. Billy plays it safe with his Top 10, unlike my list which contained entries that very well may have surprised our readers. Anyway, be sure to give today's feature a look.
Sorry to disappoint you guys but that's all Billy had time for today. But rest assured, in addition to Murat's Top 10 due to go live tomorrow, we have a slew of reviews that will be hitting your way before the month is up! And don't forget, this does include the two reviews we have planned of DDR Hottest Party 2 and DDR Hottest Party 3, written by yours truly! December is far from over. Stay tuned for even more exciting features, news and announcements in the coming days ahead!
"WHAT'S THIS?" I hear you cry. "No update for SIX DAYS?" I feel for you, really, I do, but due to further illness and busy-ness, the updates had to be (unwillingly) put on hold for a short while, but we're back baby, and somehow we're gonna try and get bigger updates online to make up for our absence... despite it being the big day this Friday!
As part of this comeback, today through Thursday you can find each of the team member's personal Top 10 Wii games, which should not only provide a nice array of diverse game choices, but also a way to get to know each of our personal tastes better. We start this three-part feature with KS8's list, featuring such games as Boom Blox, Mario Strikers and WarioWare: Smooth Moves.
That's all for today, then. Check back soon as we round off the final days of our countdown with extra posts, extra features and extra reviews, as we try to push the countdown up to at least twenty posts by the end of the 25th in order to make up for what we've missed out on. Yep, we really do care about you guys. I'd go as far as to say... we LOVE you guys. Remember that when you're looking for some Nintendo gaming reviews in future.
Yup, we missed another day again yesterday. Once again, I have a fabulous excuse (or three) in that I had to help move furniture and stuff around the house, I had to help out at an evening with the local youth group and then the internet died on me. So there. We're back today though with another review, the first of three DDR Wii reviews in fact.
As always, come back tomorrow for more new stuff, including a bit of a 'site update at some point in the next few days. In the meantime, why not follow us on Twitter? You know you want to. Not got Twitter? Why not just keep checking our Twitter page once or twice every day to catch up with us? Do you want us to keep shooting rhetorical questions your way whilst we wait for you to follow us? Do you really? Huh? DO YA?
Today brings not one, but two new reviews straight from the mind of KnucklesSonic8, who takes a look at two more WiiWare gems. If you've got a minute to spare, check out the miniature review of Bit.Trip CORE (the second in our series of Bit.Trip reviews being posted over the course of the holiday countdown), and if you've got a further minute to spare, make sure you give puzzler Bruiser and Scratch a look-in as well!
Bruiser and Scratch: Puzzling Paws
Check back tomorrow for even more reviews, and hopefully a few little maintenance updates around the 'site as well. And don't worry, guys, we'll find some way to get back those two days we lost (most likely by posting exactly what we were already going to post on one day, but then splitting it up over two updates instead just to be cheeky).
Hi guys, first of all I guess I should start by saying sorry for the lack of updates over the past few days, but due to technical issues, and several other non-technical issues, it's not been possible to get stuff online. Thankfully, we're getting back up on our feet today and have a brand new feature for you. It won't make up for our not-being here over the last couple of days, but it's a start, right? Either way, we hope you enjoy it, and we will make up for our brief weekend disappearance somehow...
Check back tomorrow for more new content, and look out later this week for something special that should hopefully make up for our unexpected absence.
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