Rock Band gives Wii owners a Rush with access to seven new downloadable tracks from Moving Pictures
Cambridge, Mass. – February 9, 2009 – Harmonix and MTV Games announced today the addition of seven new tracks from progressive rock band Rush to the Rock Band® Music Store catalog of downloadable content for Wii™ home videogame console from Nintendo.
The lineup features master recordings from Rush’s most successful album, Moving Pictures (1981), including “Tom Sawyer,” “Red Barchetta,” “YYZ” and “Limelight.” Other tracks include “The Camera Eye,” “Witch Hunt” and “Vital Signs.”
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Developer’s Voice – LIT
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Atari bringing award-winning web game ‘N+’ to hands of European gamers
Online Flash Gaming Sensation “N” Updated for PSP and Nintendo DSTM, Coming to Europe in Spring 2009
LYON, FRANCE – 6 February 2009 – Atari bring award winning online gaming to handhelds with the announcement that N+, the successor to the award-winning and beloved flash ninja game N, is heading to European shores following its North American Launch in August 2008. Created by Metanet and developed by SilverBirch Studios, N+ will leap onto the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) in March and Nintendo DS™ in April 2009.
Named “Best in Show” for PSP by Gaming Excellence and “Best Handheld” by Blast Magazine at 2008’s E3, N+ offers equal parts platformer and action gameplay with incredibly fluid animation, fast action, amazing acrobatics and instant playability, adding to the successful formula that made N a hit online. N+ embodies the same brisk pick-up-and-play style that has endeared gamers worldwide and improves on the adored flash game with downloadable content, multiplayer components and a built-in level editor.
Launch Date: 2/9/09
ESRB: E10+ (Everyone 10 and Older): Violence
Wii Points: 800
Game Type: Action, Puzzle
Control Type: Wii Remote, Nunchuk
Publisher: WayForward Technologies
Dark creatures have taken over Jake’s high school, and it’s up to you to guide him through each classroom in order to be reunited with his girlfriend Rachael. Existing light sources must be used smartly to create bridges of light for Jake to cross. One false step and Jake gets pulled into the darkness. Along the way he’ll encounter twisted versions of his school’s faculty, which must be battled in order to advance. LIT is a horror/puzzle game that requires the Wii Remote™ and Nunchuk™ controllers. It contains 30 levels, five boss battles, replay modes and several unlockables, including multiple endings, Dark Mode timed challenges and an unlockable character.
Wii-kly Update: One WiiWare Game and One Virtual Console Game Added to Wii Shop Channel
No matter what you’ve got planned for Valentine’s Day, the latest additions to the Wii™ Shop Channel have what it takes to get your heart pounding. A new WiiWare™ game transports you to an eerie high school haunted by supernatural villains, while a classic Virtual Console™ title puts you in the heat of battle as a heroic mercenary. And remember: Just because these games are made for single-player action doesn’t mean you can’t share the excitement with your special someone.
Nintendo adds new and classic games to the Wii Shop Channel at 9 a.m. Pacific time 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:
More alleged details of The Conduit’s multiplayer functionality have been revealed at this year’s New York Comic Con. Apparently, Eric Nofsinger of High Voltage stated that the game will have a lobby system. Thanks to the lobby system, friends will be able to hook up their Wii Speak accessories and talk with each other. At the same time, gamers can continue to search for a battle with random people, whether it is local or worldwide play.
Nofsinger also said that the game will have 18 weapons and hinted at about ten maps (though he did not confirm this completely).