Big John Games - WiiWare and DSiWare

03/09/2011

Big John Games will be presenting it’s two newest games: “Just Jam” music creation software for WiiWare and “Big Bass Arcade” for the DSiWare service. They will also be announcing “Feeding Freddy”, which is a serious/learning game currently being created by a unique colaboration with the University of Wisconsin, Stout.

Matt Heinzen, project lead for “Just Jam”, will be demonstrating this unique software experience that combines music crafting with some fun visual effects. Anyone can create music with this software. He’ll cover the technical, design and unique control challenges in bringing this title to the Wii.

Ken Patterson will be presenting “Big Bass Arcade” for DSiWare. This is Ken’s 8th fishing game and it benefits from all his lessons learned. Ken’s past fishing games, “Zebco”, “USA Bass”, “FLW Fishing”, and “Trophy Bass 2007” have sold over a million units. Come and see if he got it right or not on the DSi.

Ken will also give an overview of developing for WiiWare and DSiWare markets including:

  • Becoming a certified developer
  • Size, pricing and (lack of) demos
  • What sells and why
  • How the download audience differs from retail
  • Changes with 3DS

Ajani Boganey, a BJG artist, will be available for questions regarding art needs for Nintendo DS and Wii development.

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