May 31, 2009

Jay-Z and Eminem Join DJ Hero Wii

by Pedro Hernandez - 11:56 pm PDT
Total comments: 1 Source: Press Release

Two of the most popular hip hop artists contribute their talents to DJ Hero's track list.

Activision has announced an innovative collaboration with hip hop artists Jay-Z and Eminem that includes tracks from both performers and a special edition of the game.

The collaboration will create a special edition that includes an expanded version of the game's turntable controller, a traveling case that turns into a table, and a special edition CD featuring the best hits from each performer.


Atlus Announces Trauma Team Wii

by Jared Rosenberg - 11:48 pm PDT
Total comments: 17 Source: Press Release

The recently revealed Hospital will be called Trauma Team in North America. It will feature voice acting, new anime-influenced story sequences, and lots of exciting medical action.

Last week, Famitsu revealed the existence of Hospital, a new game from the creators of Trauma Center. Today, Atlus announced the game for North America with the localized title Trauma Team.

Players will have the opportunity to take on the role of six different medical professions including... Read more...

Dead Space: Extraction Release Date Announced Wii

by Pedro Hernandez - 7:53 pm PDT
Total comments: 9

The survival horror adventure will arrive in September.

EA has announced that Dead Space: Extraction will be released on September 29.

A prequel to last year's Dead Space and developed by Visceral Games, Dead Space: Extraction is a Wii exclusive on-rails shooter that promises to expand on the storyline by offering new playable characters, the intense horror the franchise is known for to a brand new audience, and have the "best visuals ever showcased on the platform."


Sega Unveils E3 Lineup Wii

by Pedro Hernandez - 7:46 pm PDT
Total comments: 7

The Conduit and Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games highlight Sega's Nintendo lineup.

Sega's has announced what games they will show at the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2009, which starts on Tuesday. Two highly anticipated titles highlight Sega's Nintendo lineup for the show.

The first of these is The Conduit, developed by High Voltage Software. Touted as a deep first person... Read more...

Square Enix Announces Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days for Europe DS

by Jared Rosenberg - 6:38 pm PDT
Total comments: 62 Source: Press Release

Debuting in PAL territories later this year, the game features an exciting story that delves into the past of the protagonist, Roxas, and the first multiplayer mode in the series.

Square Enix revealed that Kingdom Hearts 358/2 is slated for release in PAL territories this fall. The talented folks at Square Enix and Disney have reunited once again to tell the untold backstory of Roxas and his time spent in Organization XIII.

Kingdom Hearts 358/2 will be an action RPG in... Read more...

May 30, 2009

Nikkei Reveals a New Wii Fit and Mario Title Wii

by Lukasz Balicki - 6:01 pm PDT
Total comments: 91 Source: Nikkei

Both titles are due later this year in Japan.

A recent news article from the Nikkei Shimbun confirmed the existence of Wii Fit Plus and revealed that a new Mario title is in the works.

Wii Fit Plus, which will be released in the fall, will have more precise weighing options and the ability to compare stats and progress with friends online.


Mighty Flip Champs Priced and Dated for DSiWare DS

by Lukasz Balicki - 4:05 pm PDT
Total comments: 303

WayForward's premiere DSiWare title is coming soon.

Yesterday, WayForward announced both the price and release date of their upcoming DSiWare title, Mighty Flip Champs. Nintendo will be making the game available in the DSi Shop on June 1 for 800 DSi Points ($8).

In Mighty Flip Champs players control Alta, the story's protagonist. She must navigate through a variety of mazes using her magical wand in order to reach the exit.


May 28, 2009

Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest Announced for Wii and DS Wii

by Francesca DiMola - 8:52 pm PDT
Total comments: 4 Source: Press Release

The new third-person action adventure will allow players to play through Aragorn's most epic quests in the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Earlier today, Headstrong GamesWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest for Wii and DS. They also announced Aa new partnership between Warner Bros Interactive Entertainmentthem, The Sail Zaentz Company, and New Line Productions, Inc, which has allowed the game to come to fruition. The partnership will allow Warner Bros to expand the series with titles that appeal to a broad demographic of gamers.


NBA2K10 Coming to Wii Wii

by Chuck Jose - 4:23 pm PDT
Total comments: 9 Source: GameSpot

Take-Two intends for all their sports titles to be multiplatform.

In a post-earnings conference call with GameSpot, Take-Two’s Ben Feder spoke about their sports business and its struggle to be profitable. He noted their plans to expand the list of platforms for which they will release their NBA titles. It was then revealed that NBA 2K10 would arrive on Wii when it ships across multiple platforms this fall.


Tecmo Announces Family Fun Football for Wii

by Pedro Hernandez - 3:41 pm PDT
Total comments: 1

Tecmo Bowl Wii transformed into this Mii-using family-themed football game.

Tecmo has announced Family Fun Football as an exclusive Wii title to be released this fall. The sports title will be an arcade inspired game that incorporates the Miis into its gameplay as well as quirky original characters, such as animals and aliens, interacting in vibrant stadiums and worlds.

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