Archive for August, 2007

PAL Virtual Console Update: August 31, 2007

Friday, August 31st, 2007

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UK:

SNES
  • Vegas Stakes

TurboGrafx-16

  • Bonk 3: Bonk’s Big Adventure

Australia

SNES
  • Vegas Stakes

TurboGrafx-16

  • Bonk 3: Bonk’s Big Adventure

Released Today: August 31, 2007

Friday, August 31st, 2007

Nintendo DS

  • Impossible Mission

PC

  • Bounty Bay Online

PS2

  • Falling Stars
  • Impossible Mission

PS3

  • World of Pool
  • Impossible Mission

Wii

  • World of Pool

Xbox 360

  • Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe

SSBB: WarioWare

Friday, August 31st, 2007

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Today The DOJO was updated with information on a new stage for Super Smash Bros. Brawl. The new stage is build on the Mini-Game series that has been on the GameBoy Advance, the Nintendo DS, the GameCube, and the Wii with five game made so far. Whats the series? Well Wario Ware of course.

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Smash Bros DOJO!!!

SSBB: Gliding

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

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For all(or maybe just some, we don’t know yet) of the Super Smash Bros. Brawl characters that have wings, have a new ability called Gliding. If you do a midair jump and continue holding the jump button, you’ll start gliding. Tilt the stick down (or forward) to angle down or tilt the stick up (or back) to aim high. You can’t change direction, though, so be careful!

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Smash Bros. DOJO

Metroid Retrospective: Part 5

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

SSBB: Catch Up Aug. 24-29

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

Sorry, about the lack of a lot of post. The DOJO was updated Aug. 24 with information about Petey Piranha and how he appears in the The Subspace Emissary. On Aug. 27 the DOJO was updated the item Superspicy Curry. On Aug. 28 the DOJO was update with information on the Four Special Move Types and the assist trophy Andross. Finaly Today the DOJO was updated with the Pokémon Trainer’s Special Moves.


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Smash Bros. DOJO!!!

Virtual Console Update: August 27, 2007

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

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WII-KLY UPDATE: THREE NEW CLASSIC GAMES ADDED TO WII SHOP CHANNEL

Aug. 27, 2007

It’s Sequel Week on the Virtual Console™. You won’t have much time to reminisce though, as each of these three titles adds a scintillating chapter and new elements to their storied franchises. Whether you’re into run-and-gun, role-playing or action, this is the week for you.

Three new classic games go live at 9 a.m. Pacific time. Nintendo adds new games to the Wii Shop Channel every Monday. Wii™ owners with a high-speed Internet connection can redeem Wii Points™ to download the games. Wii Points can be purchased in the Wii Shop Channel or at retail outlets. This week’s new games are:

Super C™ (NES®, 1-2 players, rated E for Everyone – Fantasy Violence, 500 Wii Points): In this action-packed sequel to the popular Contra, players have little time to think. Experience run-and-gun game play at its best as you take control of Mad Dog or Scorpion and once again battle the forces of Red Falcon. Stages feature a combination of perspectives (side scrolling, top down, etc.) and intense battles against huge bosses. Use a variety of powerful weapons and tap into your killer instinct to survive the deadly waves of enemies. And if you’re scared, recruit a friend to help you. Because if your trigger finger lacks stamina, then Earth will lack a future!

BREATH OF FIRE™ II (Super NES®, 1 player, rated E for Everyone – Mild Violence, 800 Wii Points): Featuring a wide range of characters and personalities and a vast, endless world to explore, Breath of Fire II is the sequel to the original smash-hit role-playing game. In a world set 500 years after the previous installment, in a frontier village known as Gate, the father and sister of a young boy known as Ryu are suddenly abducted. Strangely, all the villagers appear to have completely forgotten everything about the incident, and Ryu has instantly become an orphan. At a church, Ryu meets Bow, another orphan in a similar predicament, and they slip away from town together to begin their adventure. Take advantage of the multiple game-play viewpoints found in the game (such as the quarter-view perspective during battles that made the original game so popular) to use exciting abilities like shaman fusing and dragon transformations and help these two heroes complete their mission.

Ghouls’n Ghosts (Sega Genesis, 1 player, rated E for Everyone –Fantasy Violence, 800 Wii Points): Ghouls’n Ghosts is the sequel to the popular action game Ghosts’n Goblins, originally released in the arcades and later ported to the Genesis. One full-moon night, three years after the battle with Astaroth, a ray of light shoots through Princess Prin Prin, and her soul is stolen right in front of Arthur’s eyes. To save his bride’s soul, Arthur the knight must battle all manner of evil undead creatures with a variety of weapons, powerful magic and new actions.

For more information about Wii, please visit wii.com.


Press Release

Video of the Day: August 25, 2007

Saturday, August 25th, 2007

Video of the day

Q*bert on Family Guy.


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PAL Virtual Console Update: August 24, 2007

Saturday, August 25th, 2007

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Sorry for the late update, I’ve been busy with school and what not.

UK:

NES
  • Wrecking Crew
  • Lunar Pool

TurboGrafx-16

  • Neutopia

Australia

NES
  • Wrecking Crew
  • Lunar Pool

TurboGrafx-16

  • Neutopia

Music for Proving Ground

Saturday, August 25th, 2007

A lot of music related news for THPG is coming up. First of all the MCA of the Beastie Boys is going to be added to the ranks of Spider Man, Darth Maul, and off coarse Tony Hawk as a playable character in the Tony Hawk franchise. That’s right MCA will be a playable character in Proving Ground.

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Activision has also announced that the Xbox 360 version of Proving Ground will include a five-song demo of “Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock“. According to Activision, The Soundtrack for Tony Hawk’s Proving Ground is as follows.

  • !!! — “All My Heroes Are Weirdos”
  • Airbourne — “Girls in Black”
  • Angels & Airwaves — “Secret Crowds”
  • Anglo Jackson — “Motorbike”
  • At the Gates — “Slaughter of the Soul”
  • Bad Brains — “Banned in DC”
  • Beastie Boys — “Electric Worm”
  • Blackalicious — “Your Move”
  • Bloc Party — “Version 2.0″
  • Cursed — “The Hands Will Abide”
  • Cymande — “Fug”
  • Dag Nasty — “Circles”
  • Darkest Hour — “Sanctuary”
  • DJ JS-1 (featuring L.I.F.E. Long & Immortal Technique) — “Audio Technician”
  • El-P — “Up All Night”
  • Folk Implosion — “Natural One”
  • Foo Fighters — “The Pretender”
  • Fu Manchu — “We Must Obey”
  • Funky 4+1 — “Rappin and Rockin the House”
  • Future Pigeon — “Gift Tax”
  • Gallows — “Come Friendly Bombs”
  • Gorilla Biscuits — “Hold Your Ground”
  • Jimmy Castor Bunch — “It’s Just Begun”
  • Jurassic 5 — “Radio”
  • Kittens — “Carpenter”
  • Los Abandoned — “Panic-Oh!”
  • Lyrics Born (featuring KRS-One and Evidence) — “Pack Up (Remix)”
  • Maylene and the Sons of Disaster — “Memories of the Grove”
  • Motorcity Daredevils — “Bear in the Air”
  • Nation of Ulysses — “You’re My Miss Washington D.C.”
  • Nirvana — “Breed”
  • Oh No (featuring J Dilla and Roc “C”) — “Move, Pt. 2″
  • Paint It Black — “The New Brutality”
  • Paris — “The Devil Made Me Do It (Poach a Pig Mix)”
  • Percee P — “Throwback Rap Attack (Madlib Remix)”
  • Pierce the Veil — “I’d Rather Die Than Be Famous”
  • Pig Destroyer — “Loathsome”
  • Reverend Horton Heat — “Baddest of the Bad”
  • Revolution Mother — “Come On”
  • Roots Manuva — “Chin High”
  • Sayvinyl — “That’s Entertainment”
  • Silversun Pickups — “Well Thought Out Twinkles”
  • Slick Rick — “Children’s Story”
  • Smashing Pumpkins — “Tarantula”
  • Snapcase — “Energy Dome”
  • The Bled — “Starving Artiste”
  • The Clash — “Clash City Rockers”
  • The Cramps — “Garbage Man”
  • The Icarus Line — “Gets Paid”
  • The Kooks — “See the World”
  • The Octopus Project — “Music Is Happiness”
  • The Rolling Stones — “Sympathy for the Devil”
  • The Sex Pistols — “Holidays in the Sun’
  • Twilight 22 — “Electric Kingdom”

MTV

Metroid Prime 3: Corruption TV Commercial

Saturday, August 25th, 2007

I haven’t actually seen this on any television station, but I did find it on You Tube. Below is The latest Wii commercial, with Metroid Prime 3: Corruption.

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Register Brain Age 2 to Get a Free Gift

Saturday, August 25th, 2007

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If you have Brain Age 2: More Training in Minutes a Day!, you register the game with My Nintendo and then fill out a survey and confirming your address. What will you get after doing all that? Well you’ll get 7 bright styli styluses, whose colors don’t match any Nintendo DS lite sold in America.

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Manhunt 2 Receives “M” Rating

Saturday, August 25th, 2007

It seems that RockStar has “fixed” some of the problems with Manhunt 2, by submitting a revised version of the game. Below is the recent press release.

Manhunt 2 Receives “M” Rating

ESRB rating assignment clears the way for October 2007 North American release

New York, NY – August 24, 2007 – Rockstar Games today announced it will release Manhunt 2 for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, and the Wii™ home video game system from Nintendo in North America on October 31, 2007. This announcement follows the submission of a modified version of Manhunt 2 to the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB), who has now rated the title “M” for Mature for ages 17 and older.

In June, Take-Two was compelled to suspend the release of the horror title when the ESRB issued an AO (Adults Only) rating.

Manhunt 2 is important to us, and we’re glad it can finally be appreciated as a gaming experience,” said Sam Houser, founder and executive producer of Rockstar Games. “We love the horror genre. Manhunt 2 is a powerful piece of interactive story telling that is a unique video game experience. We think horror fans will love it.”

Manhunt 2 is an extraordinary game, and we eagerly anticipate its release in North America,” added Strauss Zelnick, Chairman of Take-Two.

Manhunt 2
is the debut title from the newly formed Rockstar London studio, which is developing the game in conjunction with series creator Rockstar North. Early previews of Manhunt 2 have consistently praised the game’s original design and creative use of narrative, tone, and atmosphere to evoke an experience many consider unmatched in video games. The Wii version is being developed by Rockstar Toronto.

Video games rated Mature are for consumers ages 17 and older and are not intended for children. Along with the Mature rating, the ESRB also assigned the following content descriptors to Manhunt 2: Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Strong Language, Strong Sexual Content and Use of Drugs.

Rockstar Games is a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).

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