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New Wii MotionPlus Compatible Products Launching In June
GUILDFORD, UK. – Feb. 26, 2009 – Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) today announced that Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® 10 and EA SPORTS™ Grand Slam® Tennis will be the first two products from the EA SPORTS™ label that utilize the functionality of the Wii MotionPlus™. EA SPORTS has at least five products, including EA SPORTS Active in May, in development that will launch before the end of 2009 designed specifically for the Wii™.

“On the Wii, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 10 and EA SPORTS Grand Slam Tennis bring the authentic motion and excitement of championship golf and tennis to life for fans of all ages and skill levels,” said Peter Moore, President, EA SPORTS. “With the new Wii MotionPlus, slicing a winner on Centre Court at Wimbledon or dropping an 8 iron pin high on No. 17 at TPC Sawgrass have never felt better. We couldn’t be more excited about the dynamic new EA SPORTS experiences coming this year to the Wii.”

Nintendo’s Video Game Lineup Demonstrates Gaming Diversity
New Games Announced for Nintendo Systems

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REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– While everyone is still buzzing about the upcoming April 5 launch of the Nintendo DSi™ system, video game fans will have plenty of great games and experiences to keep them busy. Nintendo has an extensive, diverse library of about 120 games on the way for both the Wii™ and Nintendo DS™ systems. Upcoming Nintendo-published video games for Wii include:

Excitebots™: Trick Racing has elements that make it one of the more unique racing games on the market. It launches April 20 and lets everyone in the family use the Wii Wheel™ accessory in unique and changing environments, play fun minigames and perform crazy tricks in a game that builds on the Excitebike™ and Excite Truck™ franchises.

Climax’s “stunning and refreshing take on the horror genre” may very well be a Silent Hill game for Wii. However, instead of introducing an entirely new title in the series, the game may actually be a remake of Silent Hill 1. VG247 reports that motion controls will be used for torch functions. Konami, who is involved in the project, has declined to comment.

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Nintendo will be releasing the Classic Controller Pro in Japan this summer in Japan, but there are no plans to bring the product to Europe. The controller differs slightly than a regular Classic Controller in shape and has a few more shoulder buttons. Though a European release has been ruled out for now, it’s unclear if the Classic Controller Pro will reach North America.

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01. [360] Star Ocean 4: The Last Hope (Square Enix) 162,000 / NEW
02. [NDS] Mario & Luigi RPG 3 (Nintendo) 62,000 / 255,000
03. [PSP] Idolmaster SP: Perfect Sun (Namco Bandai) 46,000 / NEW
04. [PSP] Idolmaster SP: Missing Moon (Namco Bandai) 39,000 / NEW
05. [PSP] Idolmaster SP: Wandering Star (Namco Bandai) 35,000 / NEW
06. [NDS] Shining Force Feather (SEGA) 30,000 / NEW
07. [PSP] Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (PSP the Best) (Capcom) 18,000 / 435,000 *
08. [PS2] Sacred Blaze (Flight Plan) 17,000 / NEW
09. [PS3] Street Fighter IV (Capcom) 17,000 / 103,000
10. [PS3] Demon’s Souls (SCE) 15,000 / 78,000

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Enroll in Magic Academy, Build Friendships, Cast Spells and Embark On Adventure In This Brand-New Title That Is Fun For All Ages

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today revealed new details and screenshots from the up and coming real-time adventure title Magician’s Quest Mysterious Times for Nintendo DS™. Magician’s Quest Mysterious Times is a unique combination of an adventure game and simulation RPG. Players are tasked with attending classes at Magic Academy while learning the mysteries of magic and the art of casting spells while building relationships with other students. As players attend classes, they’ll be immersed in a living, breathing world where time progresses as it does in the real world, and each week, player’s skills are put to the test in a new magical adventure. Using their spell casting abilities and unique interactions with other characters and their surroundings players are confronted with puzzles and adventures that will challenge their skill. Here is a run through of some of the basics:

Customize your Magician:

1,600 customizable features including clothing, characters, spell upgrades, incantations, furniture and dorm room accessories. There are 20 additional themed dorm rooms including the haunted house, outer space, Asian inspired, Samurai, western and many more.

Activision Blizzard has officially dated Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings for Europe. The game – which will be available for both the Wii and DS – will launch on May 22. The company also confirmed dates for Animal Planet: Emergency Vets (April 24th), Monsters vs. Aliens (May 27th) and X_Men Origins: Wolverine (May 1st). Indiana Jones has yet to be given a firm North American release date, but the game should release in late Spring.

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The Bigs 2 on the way

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You may remember that The Bigs was released for the Wii about two years ago. The game wasn’t spectacular, but it wasn’t terrible either. It must have been at least moderately successful though, as a new The Bigs title is on the way. The instruction manual for Major League Baseball 2K9 states that the game is coming this summer. No word yet on which platforms that game will be released for.

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