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No Need to Wait For Independence Day, Fireworks Fun is Here Today

SouthPeak Games announces a demo of Arkedo Studio’s Big Bang Mini (shipping this week!) for Nintendo DS™ is now available as a free download via Nintendo Channel on Wii™. This unique shoot ‘em up has players blast enemies by launching fireworks displays.

The demo of Big Bang Mini includes levels from three of the game’s worlds – Hong Kong, Aurora and Luxor – giving players a glimpse of this massive action title. The full retail version will has 9 uniquely themed worlds, over 90 challenging levels of play, epic boss battles, and 7 modes that will do everything from literally waking them up to giving them hours of endless challenges.

Aksys Game’s brings white knuckle action of air hockey to WiiWare!

Torrance, CA (January 19th, 2008) – Aksys Games, a publisher of interactive entertainment software, announces Family Glide Hockey is now available for download, exclusively on WiiWare™! Developed by ARC SYSTEM WORKS, creators of the Guilty Gear series and Family Table Tennis, players will once again embark on another American pastime!

For only 500 points, Family Glide Hockey features eye pleasing cel-shaded graphics and endearing music, while sporting easy competitive gameplay for all ages. Choose between single player mode, versus mode (up to 4 players can play), or challenge your skill in engaging mini-games.
“”Fans of air hockey will have another reason to stay home during the long winter nights”, states Frank deWindt II, Project Lead, Aksys Games. “Family Glide Hockey is definitely a great way to spend some fun quality time with your friends and family, without the sting of wasting your quarters!

More Fragile screenshots

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Mini Ninjas Wii screenshots

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Shining Force Feather video

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Eidos announced their latest creation Mini Ninjas earlier today. What they didn’t tell you, however, is that the game will feature a farting boss. According to the ESRB, there is one particular boss fight that “attacks with flatulence, using fans to wave green gas clouds towards the player.” Check out the full ESRB description below:

“This is an action adventure game in which players control a small ninja as he explores forest environments, fetches items for others, and fights samurai enemies. The main character uses a sword to attack and defeat enemies, and there are occasional boss battles that use life meters to measure damage inflicted. One boss character attacks with flatulence, using fans to wave green gas clouds towards the player.”

Fourth-grader Olivia Yeager recently had the chance to have a get together with Malia and Sasha, Barack Obama’s daughters. All three of the children are DS owners and had wanted to be able to play their games for a few hours. However, both of the Obama daughters DS systems were missing.

After searching in the Oval Office, the main hall, the secret halls, and coming into contact with the secret service, the three girls took a break from their adventure. Then, Obama himself happened to stop by the area and his daughters asked him if he knew where their DSs were. Luckily, the soon-to-be President, for some reason or another, had the systems and gave them to his children. Olivia, Malia, and Sasha were then able to play their hearts out for hours.

It’s a nice story, isn’t it? Nintendo must be pretty proud as well – Not only does the Obama family own a Wii, but Obama’s daughters are avid DS gamers as well!

Marble Saga: Kororinpa video

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“I feel it’s very important to reiterate at every opportunity that this game is not sinister. I also feel that it’s important that the media and the developers communicate this to adult gamers out there in the world; this is a game for adults. Above all, this is a game. What happens in it – happens in it is a game. It all takes place in a video game environment.” – MadWorld producer Atsushi Inaba

It seems as though a few misinformed people are unaware of MadWorld’s real tone. The game is not just a bunch of violent sequences strung together. Rather, the developers have stated numerous times before that they are aiming for the game to be over-the-top in a comical sense. There doesn’t seem as though there should be a problem granted parents are aware of the game’s rating (and if media don’t take the game too seriously).