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Saturday, February 19, 2011

02/19/2011 - Battle Zombie and Pandas in Kung Fu Master!
Battle Zombies and Pandas while becoming the ultimate Kung Fu Master!

Toronto, Canada - BIG BAD BRUSH inc., developer and publisher of iPhone and iPod game apps, today announced their new game, Kung Fu Master! to be officially released and available on the App Store Saturday, February 19, 2011.

Zombies and Pandas and Kung Fu! Face against zombies and pandas in this highly addictive game titled Kung Fu Master!

The zombies and pandas are up to no good stealing all of the Kung Fu Master’s gold and gems. Show them who’s boss by mastering the bamboo poles and gathering all of Kung Fu Master's gold and gems back! Be careful though because the zombies and pandas are not too far behind and they are prepared for the ultimate kung fu battle!

This Kung Fu inspired game is filled with funny characters and kung fu sounds. It also supports retina display and game center. Fly your way to the top of the Kung Fu charts and claim your title as the ultimate Kung Fu champion!

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FEATURES:
  • Highly addictive
  • Beautiful and colorful illustrations
  • Retina Display!
  • Game Center: Master the boards!
  • In-Game highscores
  • Collect gold and gems!
  • Get the highest score!
  • Kung Fu!

Device Requirements:
  • iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
  • Requires iOS 3.1.3 or later
  • 7.5 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Kung Fu Master is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games Family and Arcade categories on February 19th, 2011 for only $0.99.

About BIG BAD BRUSH inc.
BIG BAD BRUSH inc., developer and publisher of iPhone and iPod game with a homebase in Canada, is devoted to creating unique and fun iPhone games for every user.

Copyright © 2010 BIG BAD BRUSH Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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Friday, February 18, 2011

02/18/2011 - Zordix AB announces Valet Parking 1989 for Nintendo DSiWare
Zordix AB today announces the release of the preview film for Valet Parking 1989TM for the Nintendo DSiWareTM service.

Valet Parking 1989 is a game where you park cars for a living, trying to please both guests and boss to make enough money to buy your dream car! As if life wasn't hard enough with guests and an evil boss riding your back, you have to look out for those pesky pedestrians thinking they own the sidewalks! Clients with no patience and expensive cars in narrow parking lots make for a frantic game with screeching tires skidding between people and concrete. Included is both a story mode and an endless play mode where you simply aim for the high score on each stage.

The game is set in 1989, a time when pink was more pink than it has ever been before, a time when Hollywood celebrities really were celebrities, cars guzzled gasoline like there was no tomorrow and pedestrians weren't a protected and endangered species.

FEATURES
  • Park and return cars to patience impaired guests.
  • One evil bossman! intense and manic gameplay.
  • Set in a neon lit California 1989.
  • 12 story mode levels all with their own challenges.
  • Shoulder pads galore.
  • 30 characters that you may or may not (n)ever have heard of.
  • Mullets, mullets everywhere! 15 songs (quite but not like, anything you heard before)
  • Two words, handcuffs and ice cream.
  • 15 cars, big and small with their own quirks. Never ending play, with or without a teen movie story.
  • A nice ambulance, you will need it!
 
Ignite the dream, put the pedal to the metal!

The preview can be found at:
http://www.zordix.com/valetparking1989   and  http://www.youtube.com/zordixab

About Zordix
In the town of UMEÅ, Zordix AB was founded by Matti Larsson, a business veteran with his name on the back of many titles for PC, Mac, mobile phones, iphone and Nintendo DSiWare. With his crew of merry men he hammers out playable fun games with the slogan “Challenging not difficult!”

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

02/17/2011 - Mariachi Hero invading the App Store today!
Mariachi Hero invading the App Store today!

Rhythm based music game out now for the iPhone and iPad.

Stockholm, Sweden - 2011-02-17.  PAN Vision are pleased to announce that our new iPhone & iPad game called Mariachi Hero is out now in the App Store worldwide.

Welcome to Mariachi Hero, the game where you dance to survive! 

You are out on the Mexican desert plains, where the only thing scarcer than shade is water... The sweltering sun beats down, you are sweating profusely and haven't had a decent shower in weeks... 

And... 

Hey, wait a minute. Is that a mirage, or is the ground suddenly crawling with cockroaches and anarchist bombs that have decided to gang up on you? 

Uh-oh. YOU'RE GOING LOCO!!! 

Play as El Mariachi or La Mariacha, use your six-shooters and dance skills to stay alive in this crazy rhythm game! Squash bugs to the beat of beautifully recreated mariachi classics! Pit your skills against thousands of other players via Game Center, or beat your friends' scores on Facebook. 

FEATURES 
- Game Center leaderboards 
- Facebook integration 
- Great mariachi music 
- Millions of cockroaches- An endless number of levels 
- Two bonus game levels, where you can rest your blistering feet and instead swipe away and shoot some more roaches!

For more information on the game visit:
www.mariachihero.com  

iTunes link:
http://itunes.apple.com/app/mariachi-hero/id416978164

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02/17/2011 - Natsume Brings Reel Fishing Paradise to Nintendo 3DS
NATSUME BRINGS YOU FISHING LIKE YOU'VE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE IN REEL FISHING PARADISE 3D!

The Popular Fishing Series Comes to Nintendo 3DS This Spring

Burlingame, CA, February 17, 2011 - Natsume Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, announced today Reel Fishing Paradise 3D for the Nintendo 3DSTM. The game will be available this spring and is not yet rated by the ESRB.

"We're thrilled to be bringing the best-selling fishing series into the third dimension," said Hiro Maekawa, President and CEO at Natsume.

"With environments that boast stunning depth and fish that leap off the screen at you, Reel Fishing Paradise 3D is a fishing experience like nothing you've ever seen before!"

In Reel Fishing Paradise 3D, players will travel to over a dozen stunning fishing locales in their quest to become master anglers. They'll fish tranquil lakes, rocky coasts, flooded forests, and more, all rendered in eye-popping 3D that brings every leaping fish and splash of water to life. A huge variety of fish will test the expertise of even the most seasoned fishing veterans, from wily largemouth bass to powerful bluefin tuna. Players can mix-and-match rods, reels, lines, lures or bait to create their own personalized tackle box - collecting rare items is both advantageous and addictive, with tons of gear to discover and use. With so much to see and do, Reel Fishing Paradise 3D is a game guaranteed to draw players into its depths!

For more information on Reel Fishing Paradise 3D, please visit
www.natsume.com. You can also follow all of the latest Natsume news at
www.natsume.com/facebook and www.twitter.com/natsume_inc.   

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

02/16/2011 - Ridge Racer Type 4 coming to PSN Network in March
LEGENDARY ‘RIDGE RACER TYPE 4’ COMING TO PLAYSTATION®NETWORK IN MARCH

PS one® Drift Racing Classic to be Re-launched for PlayStation®3 and PlayStation®Portable (PSPTM)

This coming March 2011, NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe will re-release the timeless drift-racing smash Ridge Racer Type 4 (also known as R4) via PlayStation®Network, bringing the game to PlayStation®3 and PlayStation®Portable (PSP™) for the first time. The re-release comes in advance of the launch of the new Ridge Racer 3D for Nintendo 3DS™, coming first half of  2011, and Ridge Racer Unbounded, the destructive new direction for the series recently announced for PlayStation®3, Xbox 360® and PC.

Originally released for PS one® in 1999 in Europe and North America, Ridge Racer Type 4 is a legend of arcade-style drift racing which garnered critical acclaim and a multitude of fans the world over.  With comments from critics including, “the best-looking PlayStation racer ever” and “incredibly fun to play,” Ridge Racer Type 4 is a game that any fan of the racing genre owes it to themselves to experience.

Featuring 48 unique cars, over 300 possible car variations, eight tracks, two-player split-screen, two different drift and grip driving models, and impressive visual fidelity, Ridge Racer Type 4 set the bar of PS one® racing games at its highest point in the history of the console and the series on its release.

Ridge Racer Type 4 is heading to PlayStation®Network in March 2011 for PlayStation®3 and PSP™.  Stay in touch with news and updates on the official Facebook page at
http://www.facebook.com/ridgefan.

PlayStation®Network account required. PlayStation®Network and PlayStation®Store subject to terms of use and not available in all countries and languages.WLAN or Broadband internet service required. Users are responsible for internet access fees. Users under 18 require parental consent.

"PlayStation", "PS3", “PSP”, "PSN", "PlayStation Portable", "PlayStation 3", and "PS one" are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. All rights reserved.

Ridge Racer Type 4™ & © 1998 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.  All rights reserved.

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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

02/15/2011 - Marvel vs Capcom 3 Now In Stores
CAPCOM® SHIPS FIGHTING MASTERPIECE, MARVEL® VS. CAPCOM® 3: FATE OF TWO WORLDS
Take on the Fight as Two Worlds Collide to Bring Players the Must-Have Fighting Game of the Year
SAN MATEO, Calif. — February 15, 2011 — Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, and the legendary Marvel Entertainment, LLC, are proud to announce that Marvel® vs. Capcom ®3: Fate of Two Worlds hits store shelves today in North America for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. 

Players will take control of their favorite characters from the Marvel and Capcom worlds in an out-of-this-world fighting game experience unlike anything seen before it. The battle begins when legendary villains of two universes conspire to wreak havoc across space and time, unleashing a terrible evil that threatens the existence of an entire civilization. In a desperate fight to survive, the Marvel and Capcom universes collide in a battle royale that will determine the fate of two worlds.

The greatest fighters from both worlds clash in teams of three, as players create their dream-teams from the Marvel and Capcom rosters. The battle is brought to life in an innovative comic book art style, powered by Capcom’s MT Framework®, an advanced version of the graphics engine used for Resident Evil® 5. When the fight goes vertical, fighters launch into the air, exchanging aerial combo attacks in a furious burst of color and light. If the pressure is on, players can call on team members for an “assist” attack that will throw off their opponents, or they can tag out their character for a fresh new warrior. The option for streamlined controls makes the fighter a pleasure to play for all skill levels. For those who seek a challenge, players can take their game online and face-off against opponents around the world.

Popular returning characters include Spider-Man, Ryu, Wolverine, Morrigan, Iron Man, Hulk, Captain America, Felicia, Chun-Li, Tron Bonne, Magneto, Storm, Akuma and Doctor Doom. Crimson Viper, Viewtiful Joe and Zero will make their debut in the Marvel vs. Capcom franchise. New characters joining the playable cast for the first time in fighting game history include Taskmaster, Haggar, She-Hulk, Chris Redfield, Thor, Trish, Super-Skrull, Amaterasu, Dormammu, Wesker, X-23, Arthur, Deadpool, Nathan Spencer, M.O.D.O.K. and Dante!

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Monday, February 14, 2011

02/14/2011 - New Halo: Reach Map Packs Coming in March
The Battle for Reach Rages on this March with the “Halo: Reach” Defiant Map Pack

Three new multiplayer battlefields arrive for the most critically acclaimed shooter of 2010

London – 14 February, 2011 - Spartans, ready your assault rifles and prepare to take the fight to new fronts! The Covenant crushed human defences on Reach, but the fight for humanity’s survival still rages on in three brand new battlefields set on the doomed planet. With maps set on a giant orbital station high above the burning surface of the planet, hidden inside the forest of a military wilderness training facility, and wrapped in the remnants of a civilian mining site, the Defiant Map Pack brings awesome new environments for Firefight matches and all competitive multiplayer modes.

·         Condemned: Condemned takes place aboard Orbital Station Gamma, a massive space station high in orbit above the planet Reach.  Prior to the Covenant’s overwhelming invasion, Orbital Station Gamma provided long range communications for UNSC fleets and a vital lifeline between Reach and Earth.  During the Battle of Reach, the station suffered terrible punishment at the hands of the Covenant but a few fortified sections remain intact, fully pressurized, and ready for combat. Condemned supports 6 – 12 players in a variety of action-packed game types, including Team Slayer, Team Objective and Free for All.

·         Highlands: Highlands takes place on the top-secret Military Wilderness Training Preserve on Reach.  The Preserve is a large, wooded area where Spartan super-soldiers trained long before the war with the Covenant began.  During the Battle of Reach, the Preserve was the site of key battles between the alien invaders and a group of Spartans who used their familiarity with these UNSC training grounds to significant tactical advantage…but not everyone who enters these woods makes it out alive. Highlands expands the fight with massive-scale engagements for 8 – 16 players in Big Team Battle, Team Slayer and Team Objective.

·         Unearthed: Unearthed takes the battle for Reach to a large Titanium mine and refinery located in the Viery civilian sector of the planet. This particular mine was built to take advantage of the exposed titanium inside a massive meteor crater.  The titanium produced here is used in much of the UNSC hardware, from the chassis of the Warthog to the metres-thick armour plating of capital ships like the UNSC Pillar of Autumn. While this facility was quickly abandoned when the Covenant arrived on Reach, it still has significant tactical (and economic) value and it won’t be long before both humans and Covenant return to battle for control. Unearthed allows up to 4 players to launch a counterassault against the Covenant in Firefight and Firefight modes such as Generator Defense.

Created in partnership with Certain Affinity, the Defiant Map Pack will be available this March on Xbox LIVE for 800 Microsoft points, and will include all new Achievements worth a total of 150 Gamerscore. Eager for a first look at the brand new multiplayer maps? Be sure to check out the explosive world premiere trailer of the Defiant Map Pack available today on Halo Waypoint and Halo.Xbox.com.

The prequel to the bestselling Xbox franchise of all time, “Halo: Reach” is the top-rated shooter of 2010 and one of the must-have entertainment experiences of this generation. To date, more than 40 million copies of “Halo” games have been sold worldwide, driving more than 3.3 billion hours of gameplay by people connected to Xbox LIVE.

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