Michael Jackson The Experience videogame enables players to step into the shoes of the legendary King of Pop himself and re-live his most iconic performances through their own singing and dancing. The game will include the most famous tracks from Michael Jackson’s extensive catalogue such as Beat It and Billie Jean, as well as an array of his awe-inspiring dance moves for players to learn and emulate within the game. Additionally, fans will be able to sing along and test their vocal skills while immersed in the performance. Ubisoft’s Michael Jackson videogame will be released on Kinect for Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3 (with PlayStation Move support), PSP and Wii. www.ubi.com
High Culture Meets Pop Culture With Multiplayer Connectivity
AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Oct 28, 2010: THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI) today announced that the award-winning YOU DON’T KNOW JACK® franchise is scheduled to come to the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, the WiiTM system and the Nintendo DSTM family of hand-held systems this winter.
With 8 million copies sold and a legion of passionate fans worldwide, the Nintendo 64 version of GoldenEye defined multiplayer gaming for a generation of gamers in 1997. Now, a new take on the legendary James Bond adventure arrives with Activision’s all-new GoldenEye 007, developed exclusively for the Wii and Nintendo DS. GoldenEye 007 features an unprecedented lineup of four-player split-screen MP options that encourage social gaming, including 40 total characters, 8 classic Bond characters, 5 maps, 3 standard modes and 16 special modifiers that allow gamers to create hundreds of game combinations. GoldenEye 007 also features online multiplayer for up to 8 players. www.goldeneyegame.com
The EA Play Label of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment are working hard to create handheld magic in Harry Potter and the Deathly HallowsTM – Part 1 for the Nintendo DS. The game will deliver an action-packed adventure, loaded with frantic combat against fierce adversaries and a myriad of challenges to uncover. Continue reading →
Pokémon and Nintendo Offer Limited Distribution To Celebrate Tenth Anniversary of Pokémon Gold Version and Pokémon Silver Version
BELLEVUE, Wash.—October 12, 2010—It has been 10 years since PokémonTM fans first visited the Johto region in the Pokémon Gold Version and Pokémon Silver Version video games. To commemorate this historic occasion, Pokémon Trainers can get the Rare Psychic-type Pokémon MewTM for the original titles’ remakes, Pokémon HeartGold Version or Pokémon SoulSilver Version, for the Nintendo DSTM family of systems via a Nintendo® Wi-Fi Connection distribution event October 15 through October 30, 2010. Continue reading →
Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light is Square Enix’s first original Final Fantasy game developed for the Nintendo DS. Players will enter a beautiful fairy-tale world featuring illustrations and character designs by acclaimed character designer Akihiko Yoshida. This RPG introduces several all-new features to the Final Fantasy series, including an Action Point Combat System that allows players to unleash their most powerful attacks by saving up their action points during battle. Players will also have over 20 jobs to choose from and dozens of abilities to master with the Crown Job System – a system that also changes the appearance of characters as they are equipped with new weapons and armor. www.ff4heroes.com
“MySims games have truly become favorites among kids, families and gamers alike, so we have challenged ourselves to take development to the next level and deliver a new style of adventure for fans with game features and MySims-style fun that can be enjoyed equally by all,” says Scott Evans, general manager of the MySims franchise. “We are thrilled to have many firsts with MySims SkyHeroes, like introducing epic boss battles, co-op gameplay missions and online multiplayer, all available for the very first time in any MySims game.” MySims SkyHeroes will be released for the Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360. www.mysims.com
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole – The Videogame is being released for the PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360 and Nintendo DS in conjunction with the movie from critically-acclaimed director Zack Snyder. The videogame provides fans with the ultimate extension of the movie by allowing players to create their own Guardian of Ga’Hoole and experience the film’s storyline from a new perspective.