Tecmo Bowl Rushes onto iPhone, iPod Touch

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The classic football game Tecmo Bowl is now available on iPhone and iPod Touch via a re-imagined version of the original called Tecmo Bowl Throwback. Tecmo Bowl Throwback is available in the App Store immediately for $7.99 USD. The original Tecmo Bowl first made its debut in the arcades in 1987, then continued its march down field onto the NES. Tecmo Bowl Throwback brings back the side-scrolling gameplay of the Tecmo Bowl series while building on the version of Tecmo Bowl released for consoles in 2010. Tecmo Bowl Throwback features 30 … [Read more...]

Boulder Dash-XL Trailer Shows Rockford in HD on XBLA

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It’s time to head back underground to start grabbing gems and smashing slimes, both of which you can see in a new Boulder Dash-XL trailer released today for the Xbox LIVE Arcade and PC game. Boulder Dash-XL is slated to release for XBLA and Windows PC (via digital distribution) this summer. In this new Boulder Dash-XL trailer, you can see how the game's hapless hero, Rockford, has been modernized and turned into an HD avatar in preparation for his all-new game. Boulder Dash's tricky puzzle and dexterity-based gameplay debuted in the early … [Read more...]

First BloodRayne Betrayal Trailer for Xbox 360, PS3

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The Bloodrayne franchise is going the way of a 2D side-scroller, and we've got the first official Bloodrayne Betrayal trailer here to show you what the game will look like when it becomes available on XBLA and PSN later this year. In Bloodrayne Betrayal, the original's femme fatale, Rayne, has returned to battle and feed in a brand new hack-and-slash adventure in which Rayne has been recruited by the vampire hunting Brimstone Society for one last mission. The target is a lavish yet sinister ball in a secluded castle with plenty of dark and … [Read more...]

Nintendo Wii 2: Zigging While the Market Zags?

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In Akira Kurosawa’s 1958 film "The Hidden Fortress," a noble samurai withstands a tirade of complaints from a young princess who has been ousted from her kingdom. With a nod to his place in the social order, the warrior waits patiently and then asks, "Is the princess feeling contrary today?" Kurosawa’s film influenced George Lucas, who used it as a blueprint for Star Wars and translated the samurai character into the iconic Han Solo. Lucas’s unexpected "space-western" blockbuster contradicted the Hollywood formula of its day, smashing box … [Read more...]

Limited Edition PS3 Call of Duty Black Ops Bundle Goes on Sale May 31

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If you've been wanting to play Call of Duty: Black Ops in full 3D, Sony and Activision will soon give you that chance, as the companies today announced a special PS3 Call of Duty Black Ops Bundle will go on sale on May 31. The PS3 Call of Duty Black Ops Bundle will include the best-selling PS3 title of all time with a 160 GB PS3 system and the Call of Duty: Black Ops First Strike Content Pack, all for $299.99. Yes, that's a sweet deal. Consider it Sony's "make good" for the PSN and online issues they've just recently begun to fix. But get it … [Read more...]

Dead or Alive Dimensions for Nintendo 3DS Fights its Way into Retail

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The latest opportunity for gamers to see female fighters "kick high," Dead or Alive Dimensions, has begun shipping to retail for the Nintendo 3DS. Developed by Team Ninja, the game transports players to new interactive locales and offers the fast-paced combat that the fighting-game series is known for. In Dead or Alive Dimensions, players can compete as one of 25 playable characters and inflict heavy damage on interactive stages as well as their foes. Classic characters like Kasumi and Ayane, along with more recent personas such as Eliot and … [Read more...]

Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic Coming to Nintendo 3DS this Fall

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Two new Cooking Mama games are headed to Nintendo's two handheld platforms this fall, as Majesco announced that Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic is headed for the Nintendo 3DS and Camping Mama: Outdoor Adventures will ship for the Nintendo DS later this year. The original digital chef will make her debut on Nintendo 3DS with Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic, complete with new recipes and new ways to play, including fresh kitchen activities and dish combinations. Players will slice, dice, knead, toss and flip their way through more than 200 Touch … [Read more...]

Nintendo E3 2011 Press Conference to be Broadcast Live

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We'll be covering the Nintendo E3 2011 Press Conference in person just over a week from now, but for everyone who wants to see a live broadcast of the proceedings, the house that Mario built will stream its E3 2011 press conference live online at Nintendo's official E3 page. A live webcast of Nintendo's E3 2011 media presentation will begin at 9am PST on Tuesday, June 7. Immediately following the presentation, while those of us who are in attendance race to the LA Convention Center to get there for the show's opening, fans can watch … [Read more...]

Sony E3 2011 Press Conference Details Surface

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Sony's E3 2011 Press Conference is just over a week away, but we now know the first details of what will be on display, the format of the evening and the type of entertainment that will be going down before and after the actual press conference takes place. The Sony E3 2011 Press Conference and "Special Event" takes place Monday, June 6, at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena between 5-10pm, but there's a pre-func going on that starts right after Ubisoft's press conference, which takes place from 2-3:30. 3:30-5pm: Pre-show reception … [Read more...]

3D Ball Game “BounceBounce” Now Free for iPhone, iPad

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Everyone likes stuff for free, especially iOS users, and if you're in that crowd you'll be pleased to know that the 3D ball-bouncing game BouceBounce has become a completely free app for iPad and iPhone. The concept of BounceBounce is simple: bounce a ball on the racket as much as possible. With the tilt sensor in your device, it becomes a racket, and the ball bouncing on the racket can be driven to the specific point as a tilt of the device. In this game, the ball bounces on the various types of panels instead of the racket, and the ball … [Read more...]