Enchanted Arms – x360

August 29, 2006 · Posted in Games · Comment 

Title: Enchanted Arms
Category: x360

US Release Date: 20060829
UK Release Date: 2006-08-29
JP Release Date:
Developer: From Software
Publisher: Ubisoft Entertainment Inc.
ESRB: Teen
Genre: RPG
Details:

Embark on an epic RPG adventure and escape to a fantasy world filled with beautiful cinematic-quality graphics, unique characters and bizarre creatures. Take on the role of Atsuma, Enchanter in-Training and transform from a naïve student into the most powerful savior in a war 1,000 years in the making. Immerse yourself in a deep storyline as you face increasingly difficult challenges and learn to master Atsuma’s special fighting and magical abilities.

Key Features

  • Only available on Xbox 360:

Made exclusively for Xbox 360 from the ground up, everything about this game screams next-gen. 

  • Stunning, cinematic-quality HD graphics:

Over 100 fully animated and highly detailed 3D characters with distinct faces and unique personalities. Rich, colorful environments will immerse you in a world of fantasy and magic.

  • Fast-action battle system:

Easy-to-navigate interface, the ability to move characters in-battle, and distance-dependent attacks create fast-paced, hands-on gameplay.

  • Deep storyline with over 50 hours of epic gameplay:

Delve deeper as you meet new characters and explore their stories. In-game, players choose how and in what order they want to attack levels with multiple objectives and branching missions.

  • Unlockable creatures:

Find and unlock over 75 special creatures that you can control and use in battle as part of your team. Each creature is as unique visually as they are in terms of special abilities.

  • Head-to-head Xbox Live® battle:

Log onto the Xbox Live online gaming system and challenge others to Versus battles. Choose your best character, because how well you do will affect your online ranking.

Ultimate Ghosts ‘n Goblins – psp

August 29, 2006 · Posted in Games · Comment 

Title: Ultimate Ghosts ‘n Goblins
Category: psp

US Release Date: 20060829
UK Release Date: 2006-08-29
JP Release Date:
Developer: Capcom Co., Ltd.
Publisher: Capcom Co., Ltd.
ESRB: Teen
Genre: Action
Details:
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Ninety-Nine Nights – x360

August 25, 2006 · Posted in Games · Comment 

Title: Ninety-Nine Nights
Category: x360

US Release Date: 20060825
UK Release Date: 2006-08-25
JP Release Date:
Developer: Microsoft Corporation
Publisher: Microsoft Limited
ESRB: Mature 17+
Genre: Action
Details:

In a struggle between light and dark, a new world order is established after the destruction of the “mysterious power stone.” Warriors are destined to battle in a place far beyond their imagination, as a magnificent story unfolds from multiple perspectives.

Features:

  • Unparalleled action and gameplay. In “Ninety-Nine Nights,” players destroy entire armies with precision and speed unlike that offered in any other game. Each playable character will feature his or her own strengths and weaknesses as players attempt to choose the right combination of magic and might to overcome their adversaries. With more than 100 weapons to master and the art of several forms of magic, players enhance their attacks and become true deadly forces amid stunning next-generation effects.
  • Massive immersive battles. With hundreds of combatants on-screen at once, players wield their armies with precision and skill in massive-scale battles against ever-evolving virtual opponents. Each on-screen virtual character is a threat as opponents with unmatched AI will react and attack of their own volition, testing the skills and fortitude of even the best gamers. Ever-changing weather, terrain and structures contribute to the dynamic battles as well, leading to unique and surprising changes in gameplay.
  • Compelling and engaging storyline. In “Ninety-Nine Nights,” players must decide upon their path and choose the side of either good or evil in the struggle for the Stone of Union. In the epic and emotional campaign, gamers play through a fabulous fantasy realm with unparalleled depth. Each character has his or her dedicated plotline that ultimately intertwines with that of a larger story. Players can experience seven views of the story through the eyes of each character they choose to play.

Garfield 2 – ds

August 15, 2006 · Posted in Games · Comment 

Title: Garfield 2
Category: ds

US Release Date: 20060815
UK Release Date: 2006-08-15
JP Release Date:
Developer: Two Tribes
Publisher: The Game Factory ApS
ESRB: Everyone
Genre: Puzzle
Details:

Garfield 2 is a fun-filled action-packed adventure game, which sees everyone’s favourite feline get himself on a plane to London by sneaking into Jon’s luggage! In a case of mistaken identity, Garfield finds himself at Carlyle Castle, where the animals of the castle believe Garfield is the new lord of the estate. While enjoying his stay and taking advantage of the free food (as only Garfield can!), he discovers there is a problem: the real lord of the castle, Prince, has been kidnapped by the evil Lord Dargis. Garfield soon discovers Dargis’s secret plans and convinces the castle animals to rebel against him.

Appealing to gamers of all ages, but specifically boys and girls aged 7-12, players will be able to explore exciting scenes from the movie as well as:

  • Three playable characters: Garfield, Christophe the goose, or Claudius the mouse
  • Explore ten different areas of the castle, each with its own exciting mission
  • Battle through eight missions in each environment; with more missions and moves accessible as the player progresses through the game
  • Complete challenges to, for example, collect important items, fight opponents, solves puzzles, fly and race
  • Help Garfield dance to the rhythm in the fun tempo missions
  • Enjoy Garfield’s sarcastic sense of humour as he uses his new abilities, including incredible new fighting technique based on rhythm and music!
  • Progress through various difficulty levels depending on age and skill levels

Deep Labyrinth – ds

August 8, 2006 · Posted in Games · Comment 

Title: Deep Labyrinth
Category: ds

US Release Date: 20060808
UK Release Date: 2006-08-08
JP Release Date:
Developer: Atlus U.S.A., Inc.
Publisher: Atlus U.S.A., Inc.
ESRB: Everyone 10+
Genre: RPG
Details:

The first 3D first-person RPG for cellular phones has become the first 3D first-person RPG for the Nintendo DS, taking full advantage of the DS’s dual screens and touch screen in the process. Players explore dozens of dungeon levels, fighting hordes of hideous monsters in real-time with swords and spells. Two engrossing scenarios weave two amazing stories-one for newcomers to role-playing games, and one for RPG veterans.

Deep Labyrinth Key Features

  • The first DS game with real-time first-person combat!
  • Scenario design by Masato Katou (Chrono Trigger, Final Fantasy XI Online) and musical score by Yasunori Mitsuda (Chrono Cross, Xenosaga)!
  • Touch-screen sword-swinging and spell-casting!
  • Boss battles too epic to be contained on a single screen!

Dead Rising – x360

August 8, 2006 · Posted in Games · Comment 

Title: Dead Rising
Category: x360

US Release Date: 20060808
UK Release Date: 2006-08-08
JP Release Date:
Developer: Capcom Co., Ltd.
Publisher: Capcom Co., Ltd.
ESRB: Mature 17+
Genre: Adventure
Details:

“We’re thrilled that Dead Rising has done the business,” commented Claire Mercer UK and Export, Sales and Marketing Director, “Consumer anticipation has been astronomical along with excellent support from retail and press; the advertising campaign was also one of our most impactful yet”

“We’re so pleased that Japanese developers like Capcom are creating such quality games for the 360,” commented Microsoft’s UK regional Director, Neil Thompson, “And with 360 games taking the top 3 spots in the all formats chart this week it shows the growing strength of the platform in the UK and augers very well for the future.”

Monster House – ds

August 4, 2006 · Posted in Games · Comment 

Title: Monster House
Category: ds

US Release Date: 20060804
UK Release Date: 2006-08-04
JP Release Date:
Developer: THQ Inc
Publisher: THQ Inc
ESRB: Everyone
Genre: Adventure
Details:

Columbia Pictures’ Monster House is an exciting and hilarious thrill-ride tale about three kids (Mitchel Musso, Sam Lerner and Spencer Locke) who must do battle with a mysterious home that is determined to eat every trick or treater in sight on Halloween. Steve Buscemi, Nick Cannon, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Kevin James, Jason Lee, Catherine O’Hara, Kathleen Turner and Fred Willard are among the stars lined up for Monster House, the latest film to employ the groundbreaking technology of Performance Capture Animation, an innovative technique developed by Sony Pictures Imageworks initially for Robert Zemeckis, Steve Starkey and Jack Rapke’s ImageMovers Company.

Madden NFL 07 – ds

August 1, 2006 · Posted in Games · Comment 

Title: Madden NFL 07
Category: ds

US Release Date: 200608
UK Release Date: 2006-08-
JP Release Date:
Developer: Electronic Arts Inc.
Publisher: Electronic Arts UK
ESRB: Everyone
Genre: Sports
Details:

Coming into its 17th year and with more than 51 million copies sold, Madden NFL Football continues to stand out as the most popular football videogame franchise of all time with a combination of innovative new features and the most authentic football gameplay.

Gangs of London – psp

August 1, 2006 · Posted in Games · Comment 

Title: Gangs of London
Category: psp

US Release Date: 20060801
UK Release Date:
JP Release Date:
Developer: Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc
ESRB: Adults Only 18+
Genre: Action
Details:
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Def Jam Fight For NY: The Takeover – psp

August 1, 2006 · Posted in Games · Comment 

Title: Def Jam Fight For NY: The Takeover
Category: psp

US Release Date: 20060801
UK Release Date: 2006-08-01
JP Release Date:
Developer: Electronic Arts Inc.
Publisher: Electronic Arts Inc.
ESRB: Everyone
Genre: Action
Details:
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