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Friday, April 22, 2011

04/22/2011 - XBMC - Apple Movie Trailers App for Xbox + Xbox360
Xbox Media Center (XBMC) - Apple Movie Trailers App for Xbox/Xbox 360



This is a video demo of the apple movie trailers app for Xbox Media Center (XBMC). This program is running on the original Xbox, although it can also be run on the Xbox 360 and the PC.

The program has a simple and easy to use interface. Trailers can be sorted in a number of different ways, from genre to studio. You can also do a search by actor. And once you find your video simply push one button to add it to your favorites list.

Other features include video bookmarks and screen shot capture. Trailers can be streamed or downloaded directly into your Xbox harddrive.

Xbox Media Center is a multimedia program originally designed for use with the first Xbox console. Since that time the program has expanded to other platforms. This revolutionary media player also makes a great alternative dash board for the original Xbox. Fans of the program even claim the evolution of XBMC has influenced the design of the modern day Xbox 360 dash.

You can see more interesting videos like this on our original YouTube Channel.

(editor's note: For legal reasons we can't show you the entire movie trailer.)

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Thursday, April 21, 2011

04/21/2011 - Final Fantasy IV: Complete Collection Release Tomorrow
FINAL FANTASY IV: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION OUT TOMORROW FOR THE PSP

Exclusive downloadable content for DISSIDIA 012[duodecim] FINAL FANTASY also unveiled

Square Enix Ltd. today announces FINAL FANTASY® IV: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION is available from tomorrow across Europe and PAL territories exclusively for the PSP® (PlayStation® Portable) system. 

For the first time, the characters and storylines from FINAL FANTASY IV and its sequel THE AFTER YEARS® are united in one beautifully crafted adventure which also features INTERLUDE™, an all-new scenario linking the two classic games together.  The game includes enhanced visuals and an extensive Gallery Mode with lavish CG movies and illustrations by Yoshitaka Amano and other respected artists. FINAL FANTASY IV: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION delivers the definitive version of one of gaming’s greatest sagas.

The game is available at launch, while stocks last, as a limited special edition pack, including a copy of the game and a number of exclusive in-pack items comprising high quality Art Cards featuring artwork from FINAL FANTASY IV and THE AFTER YEARS and a screen-cleaning cloth decorated with a Cecil character design from FINAL FANTASY IV, all housed in special fold-out presentation box. The pack also includes an exclusive "Knight of the Twin Moon" costume download for use with Cecil Dark Knight and Cecil Paladin in DISSIDIA® 012[duodecim]™ FINAL FANTASY.

The critically-acclaimed and much-loved FINAL FANTASY IV tells the story of Cecil, a dark knight whose quest for redemption leads him into the midst of a battle to decide the fate of the world. More than a decade after its conclusion, his son Ceodore, hero of THE AFTER YEARS, faces a similar challenge – but has he the strength to follow in his father’s footsteps?

For more information on FINAL FANTASY IV: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION, please visit
www.FF4CompleteCollection.com

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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

04/20/2011 - Raving Rabbids Invade Just Dance 2
RAVING RABBIDS® INVADE JUST DANCE® 2 WITH A NEW DLC TRACK

London, UK –  April 20th, 2011 – Today, Ubisoft® announced that a new downloadable track for its best-seller  Just Dance 2  is now available on the WiiTM Shop Channel, and the Rabbids are going to be a part of it! To celebrate their five years anniversary, they decided to shake their booty on the Just Dance floor and bring a total mess in the choreography of  Here Comes the Hotstepper as made famous by Ini Kamoze .  In addition, the song will be downloadable for free during the first ten days of availability – from April 20 to April 30, 2011 (300 Wii points afterwards).

Take Just Dance 2; add the craziest video-games creatures, top with one of the biggest hits in the 90s, shake it up, and you get a wild enjoyable song to dance to! So get ready to “bwaaaaaaah” to the beat!

This track joins the sixteen Just Dance 2 titles already downloadable on the Wii Shop Channel: Katy Perry’s Firework available for free; Santa Clone’s  Crazy Christmas, Rihanna’s  Pon de Replay, M|A|R|R|S’s  Pump Up the VolumeBarbie Girl, Steppenwolf’s  Born To Be Wild, Professor PumplestickleManiac,  V V Brown’s  Crying Blood, The Reverend Horatio Duncan & Amos Sweets’  Down By The RiversideFutebol Crazy  by The World Cup Girls , Panic At The Disco’s  Nine In The Afternoon, Lou Bega’s  Mambo N° 5 (A Little Bit of Monika), Carl Douglas’  Kung Fu Fighting (Dave Ruffy / Mark Wallis), Tom Jones’  It’s Not Unusual and  Chicken Payback by A Band of Bees, all priced at 300 Wii points each.

For more information about  Just Dance 2, please visit 
www.justdancegame.com.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

04/19/2010 - GameStop Hosting Mortal Kombat Mid-night Launch Across the USA!
GameStop Hosting Mortal Kombat Mid-night Launch Across the U.S!

Get over here! In order to give eager Mortal Kombat fans the ability to get their hands on the game as early as possible on April 19th, many GameStop locations will be hosting mid-night openings with several of the flagship locations hosting giveaways and signings in specific locations. The launch events start at 8pm local time culminating at mid-night when the store will begin to sell the game.

Please find below the local GameStop flagship locations that will be hosting the mid-night launch along with planned activities. Consumers should check with their local GameStop to see if they are hosting a mid-night event.

GameStop Chicago #2865
6451 Diversy Ave #G-9
Chicago, IL 60707
NetherRealm signing autographs and retro kiosk giveaway

GameStop Los Angeles #3878
3183 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Jo Garcia appearance and autograph session and retro kiosk giveaway

GameStop San Francisco #4437
151 Powell St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
NetherRealm signing autographs and retro kiosk giveaway

GameStop New York #6562
32 E. 14th Street
New York, NY 10003
NetherRealm signing autographs and retro kiosk giveaway

Mortal Kombat is the most brutal installment of the legendary fighting game to date for release April 19 on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.   The game is being developed by NetherRealm Studios, led by Mortal Kombat creator and creative director Ed Boon.

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Monday, April 18, 2011

04/18/2011 - Hyperkin Announces SupaBoy SNES Portable Game System

SUPA’ COOL SUPABOY HANDHELD FOR SNES™ GAMES   

Hyperkin Announces  Handheld Console Shaped Like a SNES Controller

With a 3.5 Inch Screen that Plays SNES Cartridges

NEWPORT BEACH, CA (APRIL, 2011) –  Hyperkin, a rapidly growing 3rd party developer of video game peripherals, has announced the upcoming launch of the SupaBoy Handheld Video Game Console designed for SNES game cartridges. Equipped with a 3.5” screen, the SupaBoy is designed to look like one of the original SNES controllers and has a port built into the top that plays original 16-bit SNES cartridges. SupaBoy is supa’ cool! 

The SupaBoy will play original SNES cartridges on a built-in 3.5” LCD screen and is designed to emulate an original SNES controller including a D-pad and buttons on the front as well as right and left shoulder buttons. Hyperkin has even included two front loading ports that are compatible with full-size SNES controllers and video/audio out, allowing up to two players to play the SupaBoy on a regular TV screen. How supa’ cool is that!

SupaBoy will be compatible with multiple SNES titles including: Super Mario™ RPG, Starfox™, Super Mario™ World, Donkey Kong™ Country, Zelda™, Noah’s Ark 3D™, Aerobiz™ and others.

“The SupaBoy is by far one of the coolest products we’ve developed,” stated Steven Mar, Hyperkin’s Business Director. “Not only does it look similar to an original SNES controller, it’s also compatible with original SNES cartridges. You can even run it through your TV to play it with a friend!” Mar continued: “The SupaBoy is going to blow people away.”

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

·         Innovative lock feature holds game cartridge securely in place

·         Two seven-pin ports in front for wired controllers

·         SNES controller design

·         SNES Super Scope

·         Super Multitap

·         Mario Paint Mouse

·         Screen size (diagonal): 3.5 inches

·         5.5 Hours battery life

·         Measures: 8.5 x 4 x 1.5 inches

·         Weight: 11.5 ounces

·         Stereo sound

·         AV Out

·         Headphone jack

·         Adjustable volume control

·         Launch Date: Summer, 2011

·         SRP: $79.99

About Hyperkin

Since its inception in 2009, Hyperkin has been steadily growing as a reliable and innovative developer and distributor of cost-effective video game peripherals. The company’s philosophy is simple: make great products at affordable prices. Hyperkin is constantly searching for new product ideas, emerging technologies and innovative ways to enhance the video game experience. Hyperkin believes that its most important asset is its business partners and is dedicated to developing long and successful relationships with each individual client and each individual consumer. The company’s executive office is located in Newport Beach, CA. For more information, please visit: http://www.hyperkin.com/

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