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Archive for May, 2009

Claymore: Gingan no Majo

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

(DS version)

claymore gingan no majo

The silver eyed witches, a mix between demons and humans are the only ones who can fight against the demons that ravages the land.

With the sword Claymore in hand, release the demonic powers in your blood, but stop before this power corrupts the you. An over-dependence on it may turn you into the monster that you are fighting.

The game system is easy to master, with a few taps on the touch screen panel, you can unleash the powers in your blood and launch sure kill attacks.

Besides Claire, the heroine, you can to take control of other characters and test out their skills and limits. Sink deeper into the dark, dangerous world of Claymore no longer as a spectator, but as a warrior.

Golden Wii

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

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There’s always a Nintendo Wii for everybody. Even the Queen of England plays one.

She even has a special gold unit for herself! The gaming company, THQ had a gold plated unit made for the Queen which also coincides with their new game, Big Family Games.

The gold plated unit was sent to Bukingham Palace as part of a marketing stunt to promote the game. The game contains 24 classic family games that everyone can enjoy.

THQ brand manager, Danielle Robinson said, "BIG Family Games is the ultimate Wii game to get all family members, from grandparents to young children, playing together. The Royal Family is arguably the most important family in the country so we felt that they had to have a copy of the new game. But we thought that Her Majesty the Queen wouldn’t want to play on any old console, so an extra-special gold one was commissioned. We hope that she and the rest of the Royal Family enjoy the game!"

Terminator Salvation

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

(PS3 version)

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In Terminator Salvation the videogame, based on the upcoming Terminator Salvation film from Warner Bros. Pictures and Sony Pictures, players assume the role of John Connor, a soldier in the resistance, battling for survival against the far superior forces of Skynet.

Terminator Salvation the videogame is an intense action-packed third-person shooter featuring concentrated armed combat against all of the Skynet enemies from the film and new killer machines specifically designed for the game. Taking place two years before the events of the upcoming film set in a post apocalyptic, decimated Los Angeles, players will be lead through a visceral, story and character driven gaming experience.

Featuring intense third-person action, Terminator Salvation the videogame will take combat to the next level with iconic enemies, cinematic fight sequences and advanced weaponry, drawn directly from the film, as well as an innovative, multi-layered cover mechanic.

Cross Edge

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

(PS3 version)

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In a world where dreams and nightmares become reality, a band of powerful warriors from across dimensions must come together to stop their worlds from being consumed by evil incarnate. Harness the power of characters from such series as Disgaea, Ar tonelico, and DarkStalkers! Utilize the dynamic battle system to unleash powerful special skills and team combos, and choose your destiny!

Magician’s Quest Mysterious Times

Monday, May 18th, 2009

(DS version)

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As players attend Magic Academy, they’ll be immersed in a living, breathing world where time flows as it does in the real world, and each week, player’s wizardry skills are put to the test in a new magical adventure. Custom avatars can be made with 1,500 varieties of clothing, furniture and characters to choose from. Additionally, players can learn new magic spells and abilities by forming different bonds with the 150 unique characters populating the world. Different stories and adventures will be revealed depending on what bonds are formed with the game’s characters and how the player chooses to solve each of the 52 adventures. Use more than 100 magic spells to become the greatest magician of all time!

Growlanser

Friday, May 15th, 2009

(PSP version)

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Growlanser is a fantasy RPG with an orthodox plot and an innovative system. As a hero who could either revive the land or bring it to a total collapse, you have to be careful how you use your powers and what path you are going to choose.

Path selection do not only happen during the adventure part of the game, but on the fields and in the midst of battles as well.

With dramatic elements popping up in the most unexpected hour, you have to pay attention to all the hints you are given in these scenes to develop your character to match your ideals.

Party members and comrades, designed by Urushihara Tomoshi are attractive, with distinct looks and personality to match. Finish quests for rewards and do them early for more free time to explore the possibilities of developing your relationships with the characters. Besides existing characters, new ones are added to the cast along with their stories.

Punch-Out!!

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

(Wii version)

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One of the biggest names in boxing returns after a 15-year hiatus. Grab a Wii Remote controller in one hand and a Nunchuk controller in the other and step back into the ring with a modern update of the classic Punch-Out!!

BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger

Monday, May 11th, 2009

(PS3 version)

blazblue In the 13th hierarchical city, Kagutsuchi, the Librarium regulates the amazing power of “Armagus”, a fusion of magic and technology. Currently they are after a wanted criminal named Ragna The Bloodedge, also known as “Death”, who wants to destroy the Librarium. Due to Ragna possessing a powerful form of Armagus known as the Azure Grimoire, people far and wide are after not only his bounty, but his grimoire as well. This is where our story begins…

Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

(DS version)

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Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth takes the Ace Attorney series from the courtroom to the crime scene, leaving the legal battle behind while bringing the action to various crime scenes.

This time around, the player takes on the role of famed prosecutor Miles Edgeworth, a memorable rival of charismatic legal eagle Phoenix Wright. Edgeworth actively investigates crime scenes in order to pursue the truth behind each case. By solving the challenging puzzles presented him, Edgeworth will work with the police to bring criminals to justice.

Captain Rainbow

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

(Wii version)

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“This is not a game about a cool hero, for details, please calmly refer to the information inside.”

Captain Rainbow, an alter ego of Nick was the hero of Mamerica, a land of freedom. But because of the emergence of new heroes and the lack of popularity with his own show, he ended up as a fallen.

To remedy the situation, Nick set off to the legendary island Mimintou which is rumored to hold ceremonies that is able to grant any wish. When he arrived at the island, Nick met all sorts of people who also came with the hope that their wishes may be granted and somehow became their savior.

Can he grant the other’s wishes? And what about his own? What would you do Nick? What would you choose? Captain Rainbow!

Nick’s path to become a (popular) hero is indeed very rocky!