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Chat date: Friday 19th September
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Star Wars fans and gamers: rejoice. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is a new video game that not only features cutting edge technology for the new generation of consoles, but promises to reveal the full story of the events that took place between Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and Episode IV: A New Hope.
The next chapter in the Star Wars saga, tells the story of Darth Vader’s Secret Apprentice, a mysterious figure trained by the menacing Sith Lord, to hunt down the last of the Jedi. Set in the dark times between the prequel trilogy – exploring the aftermath of Order 66 which called for the immediate execution of all Jedi – and forming a direct bridge to the Original Trilogy, The Force Unleashed will forever change the fate of the Galaxy and explain key plot points that directly lead into events in Star Wars: A New Hope.
Sheffield UK , 19th September 2008 – Lexicon Entertainment, a leading publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure software for video game console systems and personal computers world-wide, is pleased to announce Finkles Adventure for Nintendo DS and Wii to be released in early 2009.
Finkles Adventure is a fun filled, colourful, casual puzzle title for gamers and ‘newbies’ alike with equal enjoyment and has an addictive hook that makes for hours of endless family playing.
In their world of make believe Finkles are generated and simulated from raindrops. Their bodies look like colourful jelly and their hands hold onto flower umbrellas in their magical world.
True GTA game – sandbox gameplay, open-world environment, gritty crime narrative. – M-rating – Isometric camera angle – Cel-shaded polygons w/ black borders – good touch-screen implementation – “tasteful” minigames, …
Launch Date: Q1 2009
ESRB: T (Teen) – Violence, Some Blood
Game Type: First Person Shooter/Action
Players: Single and Multiplayer
Developer: High Voltage Software, Inc.
In a fictional near future, Washington D.C. is shaken by several strange events resulting in heightened local and national tensions. John Adams, the enigmatic leader of a shadow organization known as the Trust, realizes that the nation’s capital has come under attack by an alien race called the Drudge. A former Secret Service agent, codenamed “Mr. Ford”, is recruited to learn the origins of this attack. The answer Mr. Ford finds is not the one he expects.
The Conduit is a straightforward First Person Shooter (FPS) in the style of Halo, MOH: Heroes 2, and Resistance: Fall of Man. Players battle enemy forces in a highly detailed 3D world using a dynamic control scheme only possible on the Wii.
Theme Parks’ Guests to Experience Wario Land: Shake It!’s Game-Play Features and Compete for Prizes
REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 16, 2008 – Nintendo and its favorite antagonist, Wario™, have teamed up with Six Flags to take over 10 theme parks throughout the country this September. In celebration of the release of Wario Land™: Shake It!, the new game for the Wii™ console, Nintendo will be giving park guests the opportunity to check out the game and win prizes.
Wario Land: Shake It! plays like a classic side-scroller, but incorporates motion-controlled elements: Players shake the Wii Remote™ controller to help Wario shake down enemies for coins or tilt it to help him decide where to toss them. The game launches exclusively for Wii on Sept. 22.
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Red Octain has a press release concerning Guitar Hero World Tour. Were they describe the different instruments and new features in the game. According to the Press release the Drums will need its own Wii-mote, along with the Guitars, that comes to three if you add a bass. The biggest thing comes at the end of the press release. We may have to pay for battle of the bands! Press release after the jump.
PLATFORMS: Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the Wii™ and Nintendo DS™, PlayStation®2 and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment systems, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system and Windows PC.
RELEASE DATE: Fall 2008
PUBLISHER: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
DEVELOPER: Traveller’s Tales
LEGO Batman: The Videogame is the latest game from the award-winning team behind the LEGO Star Wars series of games. With trademark LEGO fun and charm, the game takes you into the world of the ultimate crime-fighting hero.
LEGO Batman: The Videogame brings the one-and-only Caped Crusader to life in a completely original storyline. Players will take control of the Dynamic Duo, Batman (Bruce Wayne) and Robin, as well as bonus hero Nightwing to fight Gotham City’s most notorious criminals including The Joker, The Penguin, Catwoman, Scarecrow, Killer Croc, The Riddler, Mr. Freeze, Harley Quinn, Two Face, Bane, Clayface, Poison Ivy and many more. The criminals have broken out of Arkham Asylum and are set to wreak havoc on the city.
Featuring 86 Master Tracks, Game Delivers The Biggest Selection of On-Disc Music In The Music-Rhythm Videogame Genre To Date
Friday 12th September/… Delivering unparalleled depth and diversity featuring some of the most prolific artists of all time including Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, Van Halen, Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne, Michael Jackson and more, Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today revealed the highly-anticipated full set list for Guitar Hero® World Tour, the definitive rock ‘n’ roll music videogaming experience. Spanning over 40 years of rock history and featuring 86 tracks, comprised entirely of master recordings, the game will deliver Guitar Hero® fans the largest selection of on-disc music in the music-rhythm videogame genre to date.
The complete Guitar Hero World Tour on-disc set list available this autumn will include:
SouthPeak’s Upcoming Nintendo DSTM Action Strategy Game To Hold Limited Engagements In San Francisco, New York & Chicago
MIDLOTHIAN, VA – September 10, 2008 – SouthPeak Games and Shawnimals announced today a special open-to-the-public three city tour for their upcoming action strategy title, Ninjatown, for Nintendo DS™. Slated to ship at the end of October, fans can get an early look at the game in San Francisco, New York City and Chicago weeks before it becomes available at special events taking place at designer toy shops. They’ll be plenty of Ninjatown gaming to be had, as well as exclusive Ninjatown items and discussions with some of the folks put the game together.
Delivering an innovative way to experience handheld gaming, Tony Hawk’s Motion and Hue Pixel Painter feature accelerometer technology on the Nintendo DS.
In Tony Hawk’s Motion players can twist, tilt and turn through numerous skateboarding sessions and for the first time in franchise history, the game brings snowboarding to its line-up adding to the more than 20 diverse mini-challenges available including new ones like Rail Hopper and Slalom and familiar ones like Hawk-Man and High Score.
Once players finish grinding through locales like Tokyo, Dubai, Vermont and the Alps, they can switch gears and dip into the action-oriented puzzler Hue Pixel Painter. Uncovering sources of paint below the ground’s surface, players take Hue through various landscapes bringing color back to a dreary environment and defending against the Drabs who have set out to leave the world gray and bland.
London (10th September 2008) – Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of Square Enix® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announces that THE LEGEND OF KAGE™ 2 will be available across all PAL territories in November 2008 exclusively for the Nintendo DS™ handheld system.
The hit arcade game is back! THE LEGEND OF KAGE 2’s nerve shredding brand of Ninja action is set to take over both screens of the Nintendo DS, engulfing players in a whirlwind of flashing katana, screaming shuriken and breathtaking mid-air combat.
Climb vertical cliffs, block enemy projectiles with your sword and hang from ceilings as only a true Ninja can. Master new Ninjutsu skills such as Bunshin no Jutsu to gain an advantage. This Shadow Replication Technique creates deadly duplicates of yourself, true mastery of Ninjutsu enables you to launch powerful flame attacks and even summon monsters. With elaborate stages and two unforgettable heroes THE LEGENED OF KAGE 2 breathes new life into the classic arcade action game from TAITO®.
Developed by famed Japanese developer Treasure and localized for North America, Bleach: Dark Souls will feature a multitude of enhancements to last year’s critically acclaimed Bleach: The Blade of Fate. These enhancements include multiplayer games with expanded personalization features, brand new special Bankai moves, 30 new Spirit Cards, power-enhancing crystals, as well as seven new gameplay modes. The Bleach: Dark Souls storyline takes place in between seasons one and two of the animated series and was created exclusively for the game.
The Bleach: Dark Souls game for Nintendo DS will mark the expansion of a dynamic cast of over 40 playable characters including Rukia, Kon and hero Ichigo. Gamers can spend hours furiously fighting while unlocking individual character stories, all based on an exclusive story arc created for Bleach: Dark Souls.
Austin, TX – September 9, 2008 – Upshot Games announced today an elegant, yet ruggedly built, “RealMotion Pool Cue” companion accessory for their upcoming professional pool game for Wii™, American …