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Spore Hero Arena screenshots

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UK software sales (Week ending 8/15)

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1 1 ASHES CRICKET 2009 GUSTO GAMES CODEMASTERS CODEMASTERS
2 2 WII SPORTS RESORT NINTENDO NINTENDO NINTENDO
3 3 WII FIT NINTENDO NINTENDO NINTENDO

7 4 CALL OF JUAREZ: BOUND IN BLOOD TECHLAND UBISOFT UBISOFT
4 5 TIGER WOODS PGA TOUR 10 EA TIBURON EA SPORTS ELECTRONIC ARTS
8 6 MARIO KART WII NINTENDO NINTENDO NINTENDO
11 7 CALL OF DUTY: WORLD AT WAR TREYARCH ACTIVISION ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
– 8 MADDEN NFL 10 EA TIBURON EA SPORTS ELECTRONIC ARTS
9 9 G-FORCE KEEN GAMES DISNEY INTERACTIVE STUDIOS DISNEY INTERACTIVE STUDIOS
6 10 HARRY POTTER & THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE EA BRIGHT LIGHT EA GAMES ELECTRONIC ARTS

Choosing a game to download from the Wii™ Shop Channel or Nintendo DSi Shop™ can be a little like taking a personality test. Do you like mystery and surprises? A new WiiWare™ game offers elements of magic and pop-up excitement. Are you an extrovert who craves the spotlight? Try a Nintendo DSiWare™ title that turns players into rock stars. Do you crave competition and fierce action? Choose from a new car racing game or a bona fide martial-arts classic. Or maybe you’re more of a brainiac? Check out the sudoku-themed installment in the popular Brain Age™ series. This week’s new downloadable games offer something for players of any disposition.

– Create, Fight and Explore Spore-Style for the First Time on the Wii –
Guildford, UK – 17th August 2009 – Get ready for heroic battles, vibrant worlds and boundless creativity! Maxis™, an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) studio, today announced that Spore™ Hero and Spore™ Hero Arena will be available on the 9th October 2009. Built from the ground up exclusively for the Wii™ and Nintendo DS™ platforms, Spore Hero and Spore Hero Arena introduce a new level of action-packed adventure and combat to the critically acclaimed Spore franchise.

““Spore Hero and Spore Hero Arena give Spore and Nintendo fans a new, dynamic and engaging way to interact with their customised creature heroes,” said Lucy Bradshaw, VP and General Manager at Maxis. “Players’ heroes take center stage as both games, distinctly tailor-made for its Nintendo platform, infuse creativity, combat and adventure to create a unique gameplay experience on the Wii and Nintendo DS.”

It feels very odd saying that anything is too vicious for MadWorld. In a game that features some of the most over-the-top violence, it’s hard to believe that the developers would hold back. Yet, there was in fact one finishing move that the team cut out, which would have appeared in the the fight with Jude the Dude. You can check it out in the video, but be warned….It is very, very gruesome.

You can also view the game’s true finishing move for this fight, which we’ve posted below.

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Nnooo are proud to announce that Pop+ Solo™ has been approved for release in both Europe and North America for Nintendo DSiWare™. Pop+ Solo will launch on August 24th in Americas and August 21st in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and the UK for 500 Wii Points™.

In Pop+ Solo not only are users tasked with popping bubbles to make long chains and trying to keep the timer alive but also in a first for the series Nnooo have introduced a new Adventure mode with four boss battles. Players can now play through 16 waves of popping action with bosses interrupting the flow to try to stop players in their tracks.

Sinobi has compiled a listing of the best-selling third-party titles for Wii. On top of the list, Monster Hunter 3 stands alone, and that stat is based on only two weeks of sales. According to Media-Create, the game sold 520,000 units in its first two days on the market, followed by an additional 137,000 copies a week later. Entertain data shows, however, that the game is actually at 720,000 units sold in total. You can check out a full list of the best-selling third party Wii games below.

1. Monster Hunter 3: 583,000 (debut week)/720,000 (total)
2. Taiko Drum Master Wii: 115,000/588,000
3. Dragon Quest Sword: 302,000/489,000
4. Resident Evil Umbrella Chronicles: 105,000/274,000
5. Decasporta: 67,000/261,000
6. Karaoke Joysound Wii: 63,000/235,000
7. Monster Hunter G: 143,000/225,000
8. Tales of Symphonia Ratatoskr no Kishi: 151,000/212,000
9. Dragon Ball Z Sparking! Neo: 43,000/166,000
10. Resident Evil 4 Wii Edition: 47,000/136,000

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By the time this year is over, Nintendo will have launched three key releases: Wii Sports Resort, Wii Fit Plus, and New Super Mario Bros. Wii. Nintendo President Satoru Iwata recently commented about sales for the holiday at the first quarter financial results briefing and seems to believe that making these games available in a short amount of time will lead to success. Moreover, he hopes people people will say that “Holiday 2009 was the best one ever for Nintendo.”

“In September, which people overseas call ‘back-to-school,’ people start to pay more attention to home consoles. If we can convey the appeal of Wii Sports Resort to existing customers then, it will surely contribute to the sales of hardware and generate good momentum toward the holiday season. So we feel that Wii Sports Resort will drive hardware sales mainly in Q3 from October to December. Last year, we had some internal discussions about the close launch period of Mario Kart Wii and Wii Fit but we ended up launching them with the hypothesis that several major title launches in close proximity can produce a synergetic effect. As a result, it went very well. This year we hope to do well again as we will be launching three ten-million class titles consecutively, and would love to hear that ‘Holiday 2009 was the best one ever for Nintendo!'”

This is yet another snippet from the same Radio-Blodec podcast we’ve been mentioning this week, with High Voltage’s Joshusa Olson and SEGA’s German Fritsch. The possibility of High Voltage and SEGA working together again was discussed and we’ve translated the response below.

“…Well, we are all talking amongst ourselves. High Voltage is satisfied with SEGA and SEGA is satisfied with High Voltage. We have worked very well together. Whether we would like to end our relationship or not is a matter of numbers, but for now we will wait for sales…It depends on how everything works out but we would be happy to work together again without a doubt.”

ESRB updates

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DJ Hero (Wii) – T
Hot and Cold: A 3D Hidden Object Adventure (DSi) – E
Jewel Quest Mysteries: Curse of the Emerald Tear (DS) – E
PALLURIKIO (Wii) – E
World of Zoo (Wii) – E
Cook Wars (Wii) – E
Ninja Gaiden (Wii/Arcade) – E10+
Rygar (Wii/Arcade) – E10+
SpongeBob’s Truth or Square (Wii/DS) – E
Tecmo Bowl (Wii/Arcade) – E
Water Sports (Wii) – E
Hasbro Family Game Night 2 (Wii) – E
DJ Star (DS) – M
A Witch’s Tale (DS) – E10+
Disney’s A Christmas Carol + DGamer (DS) – E
Family Feud 2010 Edition (Wii) – E
Let’s Play Flight Attendant (DS) – E
Team Elimination Games (Wii) – E
Tony Hawk: Ride (Wii) – E10+
Solomon’s Key (Wii/Arcade) – E
Puzzle League Express (DSi) – E