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1 – Super Mario Bros. 3
2 – Super Mario Bros.
3 – Super Mario World
4 – Super Mario Bros. 2
5 – Pac-Man
6 – The Legend of Zelda
7 – Punch-Out!!
8 – Mario Kart 64
9 – Super Mario 64
10 – Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse
11 – Sonic the Hedgehog 2
12 – Donkey Kong
13 – Donkey Kong Country
14 – The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
15 – Tecmo Bowl
16 – Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
17 – Galaga
18 – Excitebike
19 – Sonic the Hedgehog
20 – Kirby’s Dream Land 3

WiiWare

1 (1) – World of Goo
2 (2) – Tetris Party
3 (3) – My Aquarium
4 (4) – CueSports – Pool Revolution
5 (7) – Dr. Mario Online Rx
6 (6) – Fun! Fun! Minigolf
7 (5) – Sandy Beach
8 (8) – Target Toss Pro: Bags
9 (9) – Brain Challenge
10 (10) – Midnight Bowling
11 (13) – My Pokemon Ranch
12 (11) – Tiki Towers
13 (12) – Defend your Castle
14 (14) – Wild West Guns
15 (15) – TV Show King
16 (16) – Mega Man 9
17 (17) – Pong Toss – Frat Party Games
18 (18) – Bomberman Blast
19 (19) – Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life as a King
20 (20) – Sudoku Challenge!

Apologies that I do not have the positions of the previous week for the VC – I do not have data last week due to site downtime.

Wednesday 28th January/… Activision Publishing, Inc.’s has released a fact sheet on Guitar Hero® Metallica®, due for release on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 PlayStation 2 and Wii in Spring 2009.

GUITAR HERO® METALLICA®

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:
“Ride the Lightning” with musical icons Metallica and over 20 other rocking acts in an all new Guitar Hero® experience – Guitar Hero® Metallica®. Enter the world of Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo and experience the intensity and skill of one of the greatest bands of all time. Shred on guitar, rip on drums and wail on the mic to a set list featuring over 45 explosive hits from Metallica’s illustrious career and a wide variety of other legendary artists personally selected by the band, such as Alice In Chains, Foo Fighters and Queen. Fans will be able to rock as Metallica while performing in venues reminiscent of the band’s epic album covers, themes from their music and real world locales.

KEY FEATURES:

Becoming the Band – For the first time ever, Guitar Hero Metallica will allow fans to come together and thrash as the explosive, world-renown metal and rock band, Metallica, whose album sales have exceeded 100 million worldwide. Transform into metal legends Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo as full body scans and signature moves motion capture allow players to virtually experience the high intensity of a Metallica performance.

It Begins

So he looks across the conference table over his impressive beard at us. Pauses. Then he says, “It’s Ghostbusters. We’re going to make a Ghostbusters game. The first really good one.”

And the other one, who for the first time since we met has paused talking for almost two consecutive minutes, adds this: “And we think you’re the right guys do it. You up for it?”

ABYSS: The final world has you playing underwater. Not only do you have to avoid shooting the red mines in the Abyss World, but you will have to keep picking up air bubbles to keep yourself from drowning at the same time. Drag yourself over the air bubbles to keep your air supply up during each level. If you find that there are too many enemy bullets on screen, just use the Lasso to get rid of them. Aim carefully, as hitting the mines will cause instant death. Try using the Homing Missiles until the amount of enemy fire becomes manageable with the Lasso. Slow pace and precision shooting will be necessary when mines are on screen. The Lasso doesn’t need to recharge, so use it as much as you can in each level. World Upgrade: Lasso: The Lasso will cause all the enemy fire inside it to disappear. To create it, just draw a complete circle on the touch screen. Be aware, the enemy fire will take a second to disappear completely. The Lasso can be created anywhere on-screen, even with your ship on the inside.

About SouthPeak Games
SouthPeak Interactive Corporation develops and publishes interactive entertainment software for all current hardware platforms including: PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation® Portable) system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360™ videogame and entertainment system, Wii™, Nintendo DS™ and PC. SouthPeak’s games cover all major genres including action/adventure, role playing, racing, puzzle strategy, fighting and combat. SouthPeak’s products are sold in retail outlets in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. SouthPeak is headquartered in Midlothian, Virginia, and has offices in Grapevine, Texas and Leicester, England. www.southpeakgames.com

About Arkedo Studio
Arkedo is a Paris-based studio comprised of three game developers (four when the weather is nice), focused on making arcade-style games for the Nintendo DS. Founded in early 2006, the studio’s award-winning first Nintendo DS title was well received by both the public and the press. Arkedo’s secret plan to rule the world includes creating quirky and witty games, along with a good amount of patience. Learn more by visiting www.arkedo.com.

NINTENDO DS IS A TRADEMARK OF NINTENDO.

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Famitsu review scores

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The latest Famitsu review scores are as follows:

Demon’s Soul (PS3, Sony): 7 / 9 / 6 / 7 – (29/40)
Chibi Maruko-Chan DS: Maru-Chan no Machi (NDS, Bandai Namco): 8 / 7 / 7 / 7 – (29/40)
Destiny Links (NDS, Bandai Namco): 9 / 8 / 8 / 9 – (34/40)
Meitantei Conan & Kindaichi Shounen no Jikenbou: Meguri au 2-Jin no Meitantei (NDS, Bandai Namco): 7 / 8 / 7 / 6 – (28/40)

Midnight Club LA Remix (PSP, Rockstar): 7 / 8 / 8 / 8 – (31/40)
Midnight Club LA Remix (PS3/Xbox 360, Rockstar): 8 / 9 / 8 / 8 – (33/40)
Enkaku Sousa: Sana e no 23 Hiai (PSP, Sony): 9 / 8 / 8 / 8 – (33/40)
Shaun White Snowboarding (PSP, Ubisoft): 6 / 7 / 7 / 7 – (27/40)
Shaun White Snowboarding (PS3, Ubisoft): 6 / 8 / 6 / 6 – (26/40)

Remember, this is one of the first trailers in quite a few months.

Two men from Russellville, Arkansas were arrested on Saturday in connection to the theft of 114 video games. Markique Collins, 24, and Thomas Dixon, 25, stole the video game merchandise by hiding three to four games at a time in their pants. Stealing video games has been an ongoing activity for the two since December 9, 2008.

Det. Bobby Stevens of the Russellville Police Department testified at a bond hearing on Monday and said that Collins and Dixon stole about $6,000 worth of video game merchandise from Hastings Books, Music & Video. By concealing products in their pants, sensors were prevented from picking up that the games were being stolen. The two would go home and remove all security devices and stickers and then go back to GameStop to sell them.

A former employee of Hastings (who now works at GameStop) had been able to pick up on the situation. His store was receiving quite a few games from the two men and noticed that a sticky residue remained where Hastings typically places its stickers. Following this, the Hastings store was able to find video of the suspects stealing video games. Both Collins and Dixon have admitted to their wrongdoings. District Judge Don Bourne set Collins’ bond at $25,000 and Dixon’s at $10,000. The two men have been strictly warned to stay away from Wal-Mart – where they were arrested from criminal trespass not too long ago – in addition to Hastings and GameStop and Wal-Mart.