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EMERYVILLE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Spore franchise is evolving! With more than 65 million pieces of user-created content shared online, fans from around the globe have gravitated to the game’s powerful creativity-centered experience and massively single-player content sharing site. This year, the award-winning Spore franchise continues to evolve as Maxis, an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) studio announces four new titles, each designed to deliver a unique experience to a specific audience; Spore™ Galactic Adventures, Spore™ Creature Keeper*, Spore™ Hero* and Spore™ Hero Arena*. This roster offers unique gameplay for space hunters, creature creators and action adventurers, proving that Spore has something for everyone – gamers, kids and Nintendo fans alike.

“Last year was a very exciting year for Maxis with the release of Spore. We were overwhelmed by the massive response to the game from the millions of people that created, shared and played in the Spore universe,” said General Manager of Maxis, Lucy Bradshaw. “This year we’re going to experiment with new experiences that extend the powerful creativity tools of Spore to all-new audiences. With the universe as our backdrop, the only limit in the Spore universe is your own imagination.”

1. Wii Fit – Wii
2. Wii Play – Wii
3. Mario Kart – Wii
4. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games – Wii

5. Grand Theft Auto IV – PlayStation 3
6. Grand Theft Auto IV – Xbox 360
7. Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training – Nintendo DS
8. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games – Nintendo DS
9. Super Smash Bros. Brawl – Wii
10. Big Beach Sports – Wii

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WHITE PLAINS, NY-Jan. 23, 2009 – City Interactive, an international video game publisher and developer, today announced it has signed an agreement with Nintendo of America to develop and publish titles for the Nintendo DS™ and Wii™.

“Branching into developing and publishing for Nintendo platforms marks an exciting new chapter for City Interactive,” said Mark Rudolph, Marketing and Operations Manager for City Interactive. “We’re honored to be working with Nintendo, with its rich history of groundbreaking achievements in the videogame industry, and eager to begin making games for Nintendo’s astoundingly successful current-generation systems.

About City Interactive:
City Interactive is an international video game publisher and developer. With a broad range of high-quality products for PC, handhelds and Next-Gen consoles, City Interactive aims to offer affordable games for casual and special interest gamers. With a presence in more than 40 markets on four continents, City Interactive is one of the world’s fastest growing interactive entertainment companies with four in-house development studios located across Poland and Peru. Headquartered in Warsaw, Poland, the company operates through offices in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom and Peru. Since November 2007, City Interactive has been publicly listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.

01. [WII] Wii Play: Mario Tennis (Nintendo) 56,000 / NEW
02. [NDS] Megami Ibunroku: Devil Survivor (Atlas) 55,000 / NEW

03. [PS3] Naruto: Narutimate Storm (Namco Bandai) 44,000 / NEW
04. [PSP] Dissidia Final Fantasy (Square Enix) 29,000 /
05. [PSP] Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G (PSP the Best) (Capcom) 27,000 /
06. [NDS] Rhythm Tengoku Gold (Nintendo) 25,000 /
07. [PS3] Fallout 3 (Bethesda Softworks) 24,000 /
08. [NDS] Wagamama Fashion: Girl’s Mode (Nintendo) 22,000 /
09. [WII] Wii Fit (Nintendo) 22,000 /
10. [NDS] DS Uranai Seikatsu (Nintendo) 20,000 /

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Ubisoft recently reconfirmed that a sequel to Red Steel is on the way. Though the first game largely received critical review scores, sales of the game have been high. The company did state that the game will incorporate Wii MotionPlus but were unwilling to discuss additional details. The game is expected to release before March 2010.

Killzone 2 (PS3, Sony): 8 / 9
Street Fighter IV (PS3/Xbox 360, Capcom): 8 / 9
New Play Control: Pikmin (Wii, Nintendo): 7
The House of the Dead: Overkill (Wii, Sega): 3
Persona 4 (PS2, Atlus): 10 / 9
World of Goo (Wii WiiWare, 2DBoy): 9
Fear 2: Project Origin (PS3/Xbox 360, Warner): 7
Lord of the Rings: Conquest (PS3/Xbox 360, EA): 6
Rise of the Argonauts (PS3/Xbox 360, Codemasters): 5
Harvest Moon DS: Island of Happiness (NDS, Marvelous): 4

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Nintendo Wii

North America:

1. Wii Fit (Nintendo)
2. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo)
3. Wii Play (Nintendo)
4. Active Life: Outdoor Challenge (Namco Bandai)
5. Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga (LucasArts)

Japan:

1. Taiko no Tatsujin Wii (Namco)
2. Wii Fit (Nintendo)
3. Fragile: Sayonara Tsuki no Haikyo (Namco)
4. Wii de Asobu: Mario Tennis GC (Nintendo)
5. Suzumiya Haruhi no Gekidou (Kadokawa Shoten)

UK:

1. Wii Fit (Nintendo)
2. Wii Play (Nintendo)
3. Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Nintendo)
4. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Sega)
5. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo)

Nintendo DS

North America:

1. Mario Kart DS (Nintendo)
2. New Super Mario Bros. (Nintendo)
3. Geometry Wars: Galaxies (Sierra)
4. Brain Age (Nintendo)
5. Brain Age 2 (Nintendo)

Japan:

1. Megami Ibunroku: Devil Survivor (Atlus)
2. DS Uranai Seikatsu (Nintendo)
3. Rhythm Tengoku Gold (Nintendo)
4. Pocket Monsters Platinum (Nintendo)
5. Wagamama Fashion: Girls Mode (Nintendo)

UK:

1. Professor Layton and the Curious Village (Nintendo)
2. More Brain Training (Nintendo)
3. Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training (Nintendo)
4. 42 All-Time Classics (Nintendo)
5. Junior Brain Trainer (Avanquest)

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– intro video is live-action B-movie style video. It’s the young woman we saw from the first trailer
– very fast gameplay
– character conversations are very B-movie like
– framerate issues with 2 players when in populated areas
– every chapter has its own movie poster
– narrator introduces the action
– Character traits: Washington is hyper-aggressive in the humorous way. Agent G is a very patient man.
– game is big on foul language
– level settings: House, forest with a river running through it, carnival, hospital, train and more
– unlockable mode allows for dual wielding
– reload by shaking or shooting after the reload message pops up

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– final boss of train level is a giant bug


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