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London (26th September 2008) – Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of Square Enix® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announces that Nippon Ichi Software’s Rhapsody™ ~A Musical Adventure~ will be released by Square Enix across PAL territories in Spring 2009, exclusively on the Nintendo DS™ handheld system.

If music be the food of love, then prepare to fall all over again for Rhapsody ~A Musical Adventure~. Available for the first time on Nintendo DS, this musical RPG classic has been redeveloped to utilise the interactive capabilities of the handheld console.

Fast-paced and easy to understand, even for those new to the RPG genre, the game features a simplified yet intuitive dual screen battle system, and an all-new easy to follow navigation map. The game’s simple and fun gameplay style, loveable characters that will sing and dance during key moments, and the quality of the anime art style, will make Rhapsody ~A Musical Adventure~ appeal to many types of gamer.

October VC games in Japan

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* Nantettatte!! Baseball Ko-Game Set OB All Star Hen
* Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest
* Nekketsu Koukou Dodgeball-bu Soccer-hen (Nintendo World Cup)

Super Famicom:

* Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong’s Double Trouble

Sega Master System:

* Enduro Racer

PC Engine:

* Super Darius (CD)
* Ghouls ‘n Ghosts (CD)
* The New Zealand Story

Neo Geo:

* Metal Slug 2


The Japanese Mario Kart Wii tournament website has been updated with information about a new tournament. Here’s a lowdown on what to expect:

Course: Thwomp Desert (Battle Arena)
Objective: Defeat the boss
How: Throw bombs at Giant Pokey
Tournament date: 10/1 – 10/10

DS Lite 61,242
Wii 29,921

PSP 28,674
Xbox 360 13,777
PS3 8,156
PS2 7,720


– Mega Man 9 (WiiWare)
– Helix (WiiWare)
– Strong Bad Episode 2 (WiiWare)

Poor Helix…Between Mega Man 9 and Strong Bad, who would also buy Helix?!

“…There are a lot of technical and design challenges and maybe it’s not worth it. For the DS the game would have to be completely re-created from the ground up, and I won’t do that (I would rather be working on my next game), and I don’t know anyone I would trust to do a high-quality job on that. So it is probably not going to happen…”

I find this news to be unfortunate, but hey – At least there is one Braid game in existence. Better than nothing, right?


Matthew Pyke, a 20 year-old Advance Wars fanatic, was found dead on Friday. Pyke ran an Advance Wars website under the alias of “Shade.” Police have been investigating the incident and have began to surmise that there is a possibility that another person Pyke had come into contact with through Advance Wars – or other video games – may have attacked him. “A spokesman for Nottinghamshire Police said officers were investigating his links with other online gamers but stressed it was just one of a number of leads being pursued.”

– Can upgrade Ray’s weapons + growth
– Gain SP items from breakable containers or help people
– Use BP to upgrade weapons
– Gain BP by killing STORM enemies in the shooting parts of the game
– Optional “Shooting Yard” mode can be unlocked – Can obtain special weapons if you beat the mode
– As you go through more levels in the main game, you can earn more levels for the Shooting Yard mode
– Control camera with d-pad, C button used to refocus camera behind Ray
– After car-chase level, you’re given full control of Ray


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