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LONDON, UK – 8th February, 2010 – LucasArts and TT Games today announced the development of LEGO® Star Wars™ III: The Clone Wars™. The next chapter in the award-winning LEGO® Star Wars videogame franchise, LEGO® Star Wars III: The Clone Wars will combine the best elements of all previous LEGO® games while adding brand new gameplay to make it the most action-packed LEGO® videogame to date. Developed by the same team at Traveller’s Tales that created the critically acclaimed LEGO® Star Wars and LEGO® Indiana Jones™ series, the game will ship on the Wii™, Nintendo DS™, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, and Xbox 360®videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows in the Autumn of 2010.

“LucasArts continues to set the bar for next-generation family entertainment,” said Darrell Rodriguez, president of LucasArts. “The LEGO® Star Wars franchise is a massive hit with fans, bringing in sales of over 20 million units worldwide. We’re thrilled to extend this experience to LEGO® Star Wars III: The Clone Wars, delivering the humour and fun players expect from this award winning franchise.”

Wedbush Morgan Securities prediction

Wii – 555,000
PS3 – 330,00
Xbox 360 – 340,00
PS2 – 75,000
PSP – 150,000
DS – 525,000

EEDAR prediction

Wii – 575,000
PS3 – 285,000
Xbox 360 – 284,000
PS2 – 80,000
PSP – 145,000
DS – 510,000

Flipper For Nintendo DSiWare To Be Released February 22nd In North America

Utrecht, The Netherlands – February 8th, 2010 – Xform and Goodbye Galaxy Games are excited to finally announce that their game Flipper for Nintendo DSiWare™ will see the light of day in North America on February 22nd 2010. The European release is scheduled for Q1 2010. The game has been developed exclusively for Nintendo DSiWare.

About Flipper
The hero of the game is a courageous young boy. You must lead him through various worlds full of obstacles to retrieve his stolen goldfish called Flipper!

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1 1 MASS EFFECT 2 BIOWARE EA GAMES ELECTRONIC ARTS
2 2 JUST DANCE UBISOFT (FRANCE) UBISOFT UBISOFT
3 3 CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 2 INFINITY WARD ACTIVISION ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
– 4 DANTE’S INFERNO VISCERAL GAMES EA GAMES ELECTRONIC ARTS
7 5 FIFA 10 EA CANADA EA SPORTS ELECTRONIC ARTS
5 6 WII SPORTS RESORT NINTENDO NINTENDO NINTENDO

4 7 MAG ZIPPER INTERACTIVE SONY COMPUTER ENT. SONY COMPUTER ENT.
8 8 NEW SUPER MARIO BROS. WII NINTENDO NINTENDO NINTENDO
6 9 WII FIT PLUS NINTENDO NINTENDO NINTENDO
10 10 JAMES CAMERON’S AVATAR: THE GAME UBISOFT (MONTREAL) UBISOFT UBISOFT

Individual formats

2 1 JUST DANCE WII UBISOFT UBISOFT
1 2 MASS EFFECT 2 XB360 EA GAMES ELECTRONIC ARTS
4 3 WII SPORTS RESORT WII NINTENDO NINTENDO
3 4 MAG PS3 SONY COMPUTER ENT. SONY COMPUTER ENT.
– 5 DANTE’S INFERNO XB360 EA GAMES ELECTRONIC ARTS
– 6 DANTE’S INFERNO PS3 EA GAMES ELECTRONIC ARTS
6 7 CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 2 XB360 ACTIVISION ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
8 8 CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 2 PS3 ACTIVISION ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
9 9 NEW SUPER MARIO BROS. WII WII NINTENDO NINTENDO
5 10 WII FIT PLUS WII NINTENDO NINTENDO

– Nintendo working on new hardware
– Miyamoto busy with MotionPlus title(s) aside from Zelda Wii
– An idea used for Super Mario Galaxy came from a hamster Miyamoto was taking care of
– Galaxy set on sphere/with gravity center so that anyone could play the game
– Miyamoto’s response to making New Super Mario Bros. Wii online: “There are probably many others who could make it better than us”
– Miyamoto will be focusing on games that involve players being next to each other

Source 1, Source 2

This data (from Famitsu) accounts for sales from December 28, 2009 to January 31, 2010.

01. [NDS] Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Reverie (Square Enix) – 909,981 / NEW
02. [WII] New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Nintendo) – 723,116 / 3,208,266

03. [PSP] Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep (Square Enix) – 674,669 / NEW
04. [NDS] Tomodachi Collection (Nintendo) – 455,931 / 2,767,879
05. [WII] Wii Fit Plus (Nintendo) – 286,225 / 1,584,758
06. [NDS] The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks (Nintendo) – 229,206 / 550,146
07. [WII] Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo) – 192,661 / 1,735,467
08. [NDS] Pokemon Heart Gold / Soul Silver (Pokemon) – 178,305 / 3,560,902

09. [PS3] Final Fantasy XIII (Square Enix) – 169,029 / 1,867,285
10. [PSP] Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (PSP the Best Reprint) (Capcom) – 127,927 / 164,072

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From pulse-pounding action to mind-bending puzzles and beyond, this week’s lineup of new downloadable games offers a dizzying variety to satisfy players of all stripes. New additions for the WiiWare™ service include the sci-fi adventure of BLASTER MASTER™ OVERDRIVE and the speedy fun of Tomena Sanner, plus a pair of family-friendly games to help parents and their kids brighten up the dog days of winter. For the Nintendo DSiWare™ service, new attractions include the rocket-powered puzzles of Link ‘n’ Launch™ and the tower-defending thrills of Fieldrunners. And lest you should think cucumbers are only good for snacking, the Virtual Console™ debut of Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom lets Wii™ owners enjoy a quirky classic from the NES™ era.

01. / 00. [NDS] Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Reviere (Square Enix) – 906.458 / NEW
02. / 00. [PS3] Resonance of Fate (Sega) – 118.088 / NEW
03. / 01. [WII] New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Nintendo) – 83.930 / 3.201.017 (-24%)
04. / 00. [PS3] Ar tonelico III: Sekai Shuuen no Hikigane wa Shoujo no Uta ga Hajiku (Namco Bandai) – 81.633 / NEW
05. / 05. [NDS] Friend Collection (Nintendo) – 45.474 / 2.741.521 (+1%)
06. / 06. [WII] Wii Fit Plus (Nintendo) – 32.888 / 1.583.050 (-2%)

07. / 04. [PSP] Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep (Square Enix) – 30.225 / 713.158 (-49%)
08. / 00. [360] Resonance of Fate (Sega) – 27.048 / NEW
09. / 02. [PSP] Valkyria Chronicles 2: Gallia Military Academy (Sega) – 24.048 / 118.000 (-75%)
10. / 00. [PS3] MAG: Massive Action Game (SCE) – 19.139 / NEW