Trackmania, the most fun-filled racing game around, and currently played by millions worldwide, makes its big entrance into the console world a remarkable adaptation for the Nintendo Wiiâ„¢! Focus Home Interactive is pleased to offer the very first images of the Wii version of this now legendary racing game!
Using your Wiimote and your Nunchuk, your gamepad or your Wii Wheel – pilot racing cars at incredible speeds on spectacular tracks full of ramps, loops, turbo boosts and other crazy track-blocks. Race on more than 200 tracks divided into six drastically different environments and numerous game modes!
The Nintendo Wii offers an exciting way to play many of your favorite games. Face it; you love the tennis! But with Wii’s newest game to be released around September of this year, players will get a chance to participate in leisurely sports via the cutting-edge controllers. No, I’m not talking about casino games here. I’m talking about billiards.
In Tournament Pool, players get to experience a lifelike game of 8 or 9-ball, snooker, and bar pool among other games, in single-player or multiplayer format. Like most Wii games to date, this is set to be the ultimate in 3D interactive simulation, and will be the first pool game of its kind.
Tournament Pool is said to bring incomparable realism to the home console, combing authentic graphics with convincing features like cue action, English, and even the pool halls you’ll be playing in. Developed and published by Destineer, Tournament Pool is already creating a buzz in the Wii world.
Don’t have room for a pool table in your cramped apartment? That’s okay. Get a Wii and let the games begin.
SAVE THE PLANET AS ONLY A
MONSTER CAN IN ACTIVISION’S MONSTERS VS. ALIENS™ VIDEO GAME
Santa Monica, CA – March
24, 2009 – When aliens attack, monsters fight back in Activision
Publishing, Inc.’s (Nasdaq: ATVI) Monsters vs. Aliens™,
the video game based on the highly anticipated 3D feature film from DreamWorks
Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA), which will debut on March 27. Starting
today, gamers can experience heart pounding action and silly antics as they
lead a dynamic team of misfit monsters on a mission to protect earth from
Aliens allows players to control the characters from the film and use
their unique abilities to battle alien enemies throughout the game,” said
Rob Kostich, head of marketing for licensed properties,
Activision Publishing, Inc. “Players invite a friend to grab
a Wii Remote™ or controller and join forces at any time to help clear
enemies, collect monster DNA and overcome obstacles as their favorite monster
The Monsters vs. Aliens
video game calls players into action to battle against Gallaxhar and his alien
robot army. Taking on the roles of The Missing Link, the macho half-ape,
half-fish; the gelatinous, indestructible and always hungry B.O.B.; and
Ginormica, the 49-foot-11-inch tall woman, gamers team up with the helpful
genius Dr. Cockroach, Ph.D. and Insectosaurus, the 350-foot tall grub to defeat
the alien invaders. Players master the unique and diverse abilities of
each character as they ooze, brawl, skate, puzzle solve, climb, crawl, jump and
race through more than 20 levels on Earth and through outer space.
Monsters vs. Aliens was developed for the console
and PC platforms by Beenox, Inc. and for Nintendo DS by Amaze
The game is available
for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system
from Microsoft, Wii and the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system for a suggested retail price of $49.99; the PlayStationÒ2 computer entertainment system and Nintendo DS for the suggested
retail price of $29.99 and Games for Windows® for a suggested retail price of
$19.99. The console and Game for Windows versions have been rated
Violence, Comic Mischief); the handheld game has been
rated “E” (Comic Mischief, Mild Cartoon Violence) by the ESRB.
For more information on the Monsters
vs. Aliens video game, please visit www.MonstersvsAliensGame.com.
ACTIVISION PUBLISHING RETURNS TO THE
BATTER’S BOX THIS SUMMER WITH LITTLE
LEAGUE® WORLD SERIES BASEBALL 2009
MONICA, CA – MARCH 10, 2009 – Activision
Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI)
announced today that Little League® World Series Baseball 2009,
the sequel to 2008’s acclaimed hit baseball game, will be released this
June for Wii™ and Nintendo DS™. The title is a natural progression
for the franchise, offering Little Leaguers and their families more features
and refined, accessible gameplay.
“We are very proud of the warm reception
our first Little League baseball video game received last year,” said
David Oxford, Activision Publishing. “Little League® World Series Baseball 2009 aims
to broaden the franchise’s appeal even wider, giving experienced gamers a sense
of depth and to feel more challenged while still making it easy for parents or
grandparents to pick up and play!”
Little League® World Series Baseball 2009 is the
second officially licensed Little League® video game for next-generation
consoles, and once again it is being developed by world renowned Japanese
studio NOW Production. Players will
have the chance to become a Little League World® Series baseball Champion,
or play with up to three other friends in a variety of exhibition modes. New
features include a full team editor, regional tournaments, all new stadiums,
new skills challenges, an expanded set of collectible content and much more.
Both versions improve upon the popular motion and stylus controls,
respectively, for batting and pitching.
“The response to last year’s game was phenomenal,
and Little League fans have been enthusiastic in giving us ideas for the 2009
version,” Jud Rogers, Sr. Marketing Executive, Little League
International. “Activision and NOW Production are the best partners
imaginable and we look forward to creating the best family-friendly baseball
game of all time.”
For more information, visit www.activision.com.
New York, NY – March 5, 2008 – Apple Corps, Ltd., Harmonix and MTV Games, a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), today announced the 9/9/09 worldwide release of The Beatles: Rock Band. The music-based video game, an unprecedented, experiential progression through and celebration of the music and artistry of The Beatles, will be available simultaneously worldwide in North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and other territories for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Wii™ home videogame console from Nintendo.
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Nancy Drew Wii Press Release:
BELLEVUE, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Her Interactive, Inc., the designer, developer and publisher of the award-winning Nancy Drew® PC game series, today announced they are partnering with SEGA® of America to bring the best selling franchise to the video game console market. Already a cross-generational phenomenon for over a decade and the number one bestselling PC game adventure series, Nancy Drew ®: The White Wolf of Icicle Creek will make its Wii™ debut this October.
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