Disney’s Planes Coming to Nintendo Platforms — Only — in August

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Disney Interactive is hard at work on a game tied to the upcoming feature film "Disney's Planes," with every Nintendo platform slated to get a version. Owners of an Xbox 360 or PlayStation device, however, won't apparently have the same opportunity to take to the skies with characters from the movie. Disney's Planes, a flying adventure video game inspired by the upcoming animated comedy adventure film, will be available exclusively for the Wii U, Wii, 3DS and DS. The game will ship on August 6, three days before the film’s August 9 debut in … [Read more...]

Tecmo Koei E3 Booth: What They’re Showing

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The "what we're showing at E3" info keeps flowing into our inboxes today, with Tecmo Koei being the latest publisher to outline what they'll have on display at next week's trade show. The game acting as the booth's anchor will obviously be Dead or Alive 5, as you'll see below, but Tecmo will also be showing some partner games. The following titles and events will topline Tecmo Koei's strong presence at E3: DEAD OR ALIVE 5 (Hands on Demo) DEAD OR ALIVE 5 incorporates a variety of martial arts fighting techniques into its signature … [Read more...]

Nintendo DSi and DSi XL to Drop in Price May 20

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If you've been in the market for a Nintendo DSi or DSi XL, you'll be able to get one on the cheap starting May 20. Nintendo today announced price drops for both handhelds, stating that the DSi will get a new MSRP of $99.99 and the DSi XL will be available for $129.99 starting that day. Both price drops will be permanent. Nintendo's DSi price drops come just weeks after the company reported its first quarterly loss and three weeks before E3. The latter makes you wonder whether Nintendo has something more than final Wii U specs and pricing to … [Read more...]

New Transformers Prime Game Unveiled for “Nintendo Platforms” — Wii U Version Likely

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Activision has taken the wraps off of what it says will be "the ultimate Transformers game [for] kids of all ages," as the uber-publisher announced the Transformers Prime video game. Based on the hit animated television show produced by Hasbro Studios and currently airing on The Hub television network in the U.S., the game lets fans play as their favorite Autobot characters and embark on an action-packed adventure to save the earth from the evil MEGATRON and his new secret weapon. Players step into the roles of OPTIMUS PRIME, BUMBLEBEE, … [Read more...]

Major League Baseball 2K12 Slides into Retail for All Platforms

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Major League Baseball 2K12 is now available on the Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PS2, PSP, DS and PC, ensuring just about everyone with a gaming system can play the latest round in 2K Sports' baseball game. MLB 2K12 is developed by Visual Concepts, the development team known for its outstanding production values on its sporting titles. New to the series this year are a dynamic ratings system and revamped throwing system. The new dynamic ratings system is designed to enhance the battle at the plate, while the revamped throwing system makes fielding … [Read more...]

LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 Release Date Confirmed

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Attention, Harry Potter and Hogwarts fans: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today confirmed the PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii release date for LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7. On November 11, LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 will ship for all of those aforementioned consoles, as well as the Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS and Windows PC. In other news, the companies confirmed that the Blu-ray Disc combo pack of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 will include a game demo for LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7. Of course, since that's included on the … [Read more...]

Disney Princess: Enchanting Storybooks Coming to Nintendo DSi, uDraw GameTablet for Wii

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The beloved Disney Princess classics will come alive this fall in a new game for the Nintendo DS/DSi and Wii called Disney Princess: Enchanting Storybooks. Using the touchscreen of the DS or the uDraw GameTablet for hte Wii, players will navigate an open-ended creative adventure through the timeless tales featuring their favorite Disney princesses. Disney Princess: Enchanting Storybooks is scheduled for release Nov. 1. Disney Princess: Enchanting Storybooks invites players to engage in an array of stylus-based activities, including … [Read more...]

Pokémon World Championship Crowns Pokéwinners

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Recipe for a Pokémon World Championship. Take the biggest Pokémaniacs from 27 different countries and send them to San Diego Separate the card players from the video gamers (rumor is, they are like oil and water) Let the 400+ gamers battle it out over three days for scholarship prizes totaling over $100,000, merchandise, trips and medals Crown champions in each age division. For those unaware, the Pokémon World Championships just finished up and we’ve got a slew of new champions in both Trading Card and Video Game land. The winner … [Read more...]

The Legend of Zelda Gets New 25th Anniversary Website

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The Legend of Zelda has followed Link and Princess Zelda for 25 years, but now fans can share their passion for the series and document its history with a new 25th Anniversary Website. The anniversary Website includes an interactive history of The Legend of Zelda, as well as a video featuring the orchestra that performed Zelda-franchise music at E3 2011. Starting today through Sept. 9, Nintendo DSi or Nintendo DSi XL owners are also invited to create their own flipnotes, or short animations, inspired by The Legend of Zelda series. Nintendo … [Read more...]

Natsume’s E3 Lineup is Contained Within

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Fan of Natsume's titles? Not sure if you are? Well now's your chance to get a sneak peek at the titles they will be showcasing at E3 starting next week. Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny for PlayStation®3 & Nintendo Wii This next chapter in the popular Rune Factory series makes its debut at this year's E3. The game will be coming to both the PlayStation®3 and Nintendo Wii.  In Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny, players take control of the giant golem Ymir to cross vast seas, uncover fertile farmlands, battle dangerous monsters, and … [Read more...]