The Beginning of the End
The beginning of the end
Developer(s) Black Diamond Games (former), The 77 Shadow Maces
Publisher(s) Fantendo
Platform(s) Wii
Release Date(s)
Single Player, Up to 10 player online
Age Rating(s)
Genre(s) First Person Shooter
Media Included Disk

The Beginning of the End is a Nintendo crossover game for the Wii. It stars a lot Nintendo characters as well as a few third party characters. It is the first game in the Nintendo Heroes: Total War series of games. It is the fourth game to utilize WiiAchieve.


The Beginning of the End was one of the first games created by Black Diamond Games, which, at the time, was known as 'Shroomtech. It sat inactive for a very long time until F3 2009, where Indi555 revived it. After the convention though, it slowly faded back into the shadows. In January 2010, Indi555 decided to revive the project. It underwent a massive overhaul, going from a Third Person Shooter to a Real Time Strategy. In March,the game changed yet again, becoming a first-person shooter.

Important Characters

Playable Characters

  • General Mario- One of Nintendo's most recognizable heroes, Mario finds himself transported to Earth along with the other heroes, and he fights to liberate Earth due to his strong passion for justice. He is one of the highest ranking members of The Resistance Army.
  • General Link- Finding himself on Earth, Link fights alongside the others, hoping to bring peace to Earth. He uses a beamsword as ell as a blaster.



Achievement and WiiScore Given What to Do
Super Soldier- 30 WS Beat the game on normal difficulty.
Demonslayer - 30 WS Beat 200 demon enemies.
Hotter than Hades - 40 WS Beat Johnathon Hades on Insane difficulty.
What the Hell! - 50 WS Destroy over 50 Underworld Portals.
Kablooey! - 50 WS Destroy over 5 enemies with one Pulse Grenade.
Shoo Fly, Don't Bother Me. - 100 WS Shoot down over 10 Brotherhood planes with a level 5 or lower weapon.
Cleanup in Isle 8 - 80 WS Defeat every enemy in 'Eight Island'.
U R STUPID! - 50 WS Jump off a cliff 20 times.
Lord of All Video Games - 800 WS Beat the entire game on hard without dying once.