The Conduit 2

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VideoThe Conduit 2 - first 15 mins

Wii shooter sequel's opening section.

VideoConduit 2 trailer shows game locations

Amazon! Bermuda! Siberia! Oxford.

VideoConduit 2 trailer reveals online modes

How does 4 player split-screen look?

VideoConduit 2 shows off its weapons

Gets UK release on 18th March.

Key events

Conduit 2 dev in review furore

Conduit 2 dev in review furore

Staff encouraged to review reviewer's book.

Conduit 2 developer High Voltage Software has apologised for asking its staff to review a book written by an author who awarded the Wii-exclusive shooter one star out of five.

HVS boss Eric Nofsinger admitted that an internal email from staffer Matt Corso calling for his colleagues to review T. Michael Murdock's The Dragon Ruby on Amazon was "a tad unprofessional".

Murdock savaged Conduit 2 in his Joystiq review, labelling it "appalling".

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What HVS wants from the Nintendo Wii 2

"Multi-core would be great." Wii visuals "haggard".

Speculation is rife that Nintendo will tease a new home console at E3 this year, with one analyst saying an announcement this June wouldn't be a surprise – but what does the hardware have to include?

1 million sales benchmark 

1 million sales benchmark "preposterous"

An industry "misnomer" Conduit 2 dev says.

If a game sells one million copies it is considered by many to have been successful – but that's rubbish, according to one developer.

"That's a misnomer in our industry," High Voltage chief creative officer Eric Nofsinger told Eurogamer.

"By and large people look at it and they say, if it's not a million unit seller it's a flop. That's preposterous."

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Conduit 3DS in development

"It runs pretty darn well with full 3D."

Wii science fiction first-person shooter series Conduit is in development for the Nintendo 3DS, Eurogamer can reveal.

Conduit 2 release date delayed again

Conduit 2 release date delayed again

Wii-exclusive shooter pushed back.

Wii-exclusive first-person shooter The Conduit 2 has been delayed once again, SEGA has announced.

It'll now launch on 22nd April, having been set for release on 18th March.

The delay "allows for the team to continue to balance and enhance the game's multiplayer, one of the key features and focuses during the development of this ambitious sequel" SEGA said in a statement issued this morning.

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High Voltage compares The Conduit to GTA

"Nobody knows anything about GTA 1, 2."

The developer behind Wii-exclusive first-person shooter series The Conduit has compared its difficult beginnings to the journey taken by gargantuan sandbox series Grand Theft Auto.

The Conduit 2: The long road back

High Voltage on finding an audience for a Wii FPS.

When High Voltage Software first showed off its self-funded FPS The Conduit back in 2008, both core game-starved Wii owners and press intrigued by how a low-profile tie-in factory was eeking such impressive visuals from Nintendo's humble console immediately sat up and took notice.

The Conduit 2 revealed

Includes four-player co-op mode.

High Voltage is hard at work on The Conduit 2 for Wii, according to the latest issue of official US magazine Nintendo Power, and SEGA will once again be publishing.