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Friday, June 10, 2011

06/10/2011 - Emily the Strange Strangerous for Nintendo DS/DSi out NOW!
Emily the Strange Strangerous for Nintendo DS/DSi out NOW!

Emily the Strange Strangerous for Nintendo DS/DSi hits stores this TODAY

Letchworth, UK – 10/06/2011  Emily the Strange “Strangerous” for Nintendo DS/DSi is a puzzle and adventure story based around Emily the Strange and her missing kittens spanning 6 chapters and over 60 puzzles! Emily the Strange Strangerous” is set to expand the range of games for girls in the puzzle/adventure game genre on Nintendo DS/DSi by offering female gamers the unique opportunity to play through over 50+ hours of puzzles and riddles while navigating the world of Emily. Emily the Strange “Strangerous” brings together the strengths of the Emily brand and builds upon the established puzzle/adventure games format.

Emily the Strange has been an iconic character since the early 1990's and has become a beloved counterculture icon all around the world. In her earliest years, she was a quiet but sharp-witted stranger, slinging philosophy and cultural observations in a series of hand-screened t-shirts and stickers. As her presence grew and became a standard in the cultural underground, Emily's own story began to emerge in a series of gift books, then comic-books and graphic novels, and now a novel series for young adults. “Strangerous” looks to give gamers the chance to experience Emily the Strange in a whole new environment and for the first time, to control and interact with Emily!

Emily the Strange “Strangerous” for Nintendo DS/DSi will be released in the UK 10th June. Visit
http://www.emily-game.co.uk

Submitted: E. Thomas

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Thursday, June 9, 2011

06/09/2011 - E3 2011 PROPELS VIDEO GAMES TO CENTER STAGE
ESA NEWS: E3 2011 PROPELS VIDEO GAMES TO CENTER STAGE

Los Angeles, CA – June 9, 2011 – 46,800 video game industry professionals, investor analysts, and retailers attended E3 2011, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) announced today. The leading global computer and video game trade show closed after more than 200 exhibitors unveiled the latest interactive entertainment hardware and software that will hit store shelves this holiday season. ESA also revealed that E3 2012 will occur June 5-7, 2012, in Los Angeles at the Los Angeles Convention Center. E3 2011 contributed more than an estimated $25 million in revenue to the city of Los Angeles.

"This year's E3 propelled video games to the pinnacle of the entertainment world. The industry's innovation, creativity, and excitement combined to show the world the ultimate entertainment experience," said Michael D. Gallagher, president and CEO of the ESA, the trade association that represents U.S. computer and video game publishers and owns E3. "The positive news generated by the event reached all parts of the world, and we are looking forward to building on this great momentum in 2012."

"E3 2011 was phenomenal," noted Gordon Bellamy, executive director of the International Game Developers Association. "The event showcased the best of our craft and the outstanding work of the industry's developers. E3, once again, proved that video games are a dominant force in entertainment and are changing the way we live, work, and play."

In addition to serving as the launch pad for numerous groundbreaking hardware and software announcements, this year's show featured more than 120 retail companies from 18 countries that participated in E3's VIP Retailer program. Overall international participation in the event grew with representatives coming from 106 countries—up from 90 in 2010.

The Entertainment Software Association is the U.S. association dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of companies publishing interactive games for video game consoles, handheld devices, personal computers, and the Internet. The ESA offers services to interactive entertainment software publishers including a global anti-piracy program, owning the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), business and consumer research, federal and state government relations, First Amendment and intellectual property protection efforts.

For more information, please visit www.theESA.com [
http://www.theesa.com].

Submitted By: E. Thomas

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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

06/08/2011 June 9th Bring Your 3DS to E3 Day
Bring Your 3DS to E3 Day - June 9th 2011

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The Staff at DigThatBox.com would like to invite E3 Attendees who own a Nintendo 3DS to bring their systems to the final day of the 2011 E3 Expo. June 9th is the last day of the show. We're celebrating the close of the 2011 expo by creating the first unofficial "Bring Your 3DS to E3 Day." Our staff members will be walking the convention floor carrying their Nintendo 3DS systems. Here's hoping we meet you on the show floor. 

After two days our writers have made over 300 Street Pass connections! This is a great way to collect Mii characters from around the globe. Plus its a unique way to connect with your fellow attendees. And if one of our lucky readers meets our own "Dr Gonzo" Mii, send us an email and we'll mention you in an upcoming feature.

So be sure to bring your 3DS to E3 on June 9th for the first ever, unofficial "Bring You 3DS to E3 Day." And keep checking your 3DS all day. You never know who you might meet. See you at the show!


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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

06/07/2011 - Atari Flashback 3 at E3 2011
Atari Flashback 3 at E3 2011

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The Atari Flashback 3 made a surprise appearance at the 2011 E3 Expo. The highly anticipated 3rd revision of the popular Atari plug and play console was being showcased by CreativeMindInteractive.

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The Atari Flashback 3 features 60 built in classic Atari 2600 games. However the Flashback 3 also has micro SD support, giving users the ability to play virtually every game in the 2600 catalog. This includes homebrew titles and the recent Halo 2600

Another cool feature is saving and loading games, a feature not found on classic Atari consoles. The console actually allows player to save any game and return to play at a later date.

UPDATE: After returning to the Creative Mind Interactive booth we learned that SD Card support has been removed from the Flashback 3. It also appears the box was an early test shot, and any description provided should not be considered final.  

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Games Pictured on the Box: (Not Final)

3D Tic Tac Toe, Adventure, Air Sea Battle, Asteroids, Atari Video Cube, Backgamming, Basic Programming, Basketball, Battlezone, Bowling, Breakout, Canyon Bomber, Casino, Centipede, Championship Soccer, Circus Atari, Combat, Combat Two, Crystal Castles, Desert Falcon, Dodge' Em, Double Dunk, Fatal Run, Flag Caputre, Football, Fun with Numbers, Golf, Grand Prix, Gravitar, Hang Man, Haunted House, Home Run, Human Cannon Ball, Maze Craze, Millipede, Miniature Golf, Missle Command, Night Driver, Off The Wall, Outlaw, Save Mary, Quardrun, Radar Lock, Real Sports Baseball, Real Sports Basketball, Real Sports Boxing, Real Sports Football, Real Sports Soccer, Real Sports Tennis, Real Sports Volley Ball, Sea Quest, Sky Diver, Slot Machine, Slot Racers, Space War, Sprint Master, Super Breakout, Video Chess, Warlords, Yar's Revenge

Retail Price $59.99

Submitted By: Dr Gonzo (Fear and Loathing at E3)

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Monday, June 6, 2011

06/06/2011 - Get a Free Arcade Token at E3 or Online
Get A Free Arcade Token at E3 or Online

2011 Arcade Token Give-Away Now Live

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Our 2011 Arcade Token Give-Away is now LIVE. Here's how you can get your FREE arcade token at the E3 Expo or online. Details for the E3 Expo Give-Away are as follows:

June 7th - E3 Day One - Site Reps will be handing out tokens in front of West Hall starting at 11:30 AM. Watch for the man dressed like a movie character and carrying a crystal bowl full of silver tokens!

June 8th - E3 Day Two - Site Reps will be handing out tokens in front of the South Hall starting at 9:30 AM. Watch out for the man dressed in an obnoxious Hawaiian shirt and carrying a crystal bowl full of silver tokens!

June 9th - E3 Day Three - Site Reps will be walking the show floor wearing lighted Red LED Badges that read "ASK ME FOR A TOKEN." Approach one of our site reps to get your free token. This will be the only way to get a token on Day Three.

HOW TO GET YOUR TOKEN ONLINE - Don't worry if you can't attend the E3 Expo, we still have you covered! If you would like an arcade token simply email us at the following address. Please include your name and mailing address:

ArcadeToken@digthatbox.com

Arcade Token mailing will begin immediately after the close of the E3 Expo on Friday June 10th. It may take several weeks to complete the entire mailing process. Please be patient. Tokens will be mailed on a first come, first served basis. This mail away promotion is open to EVERYONE no matter where you live in the World. Its our special thanks to our loyal readers from around the globe.

BONUS: This is for our mail away promotional only. If you search this site and find "the secret word" you can can get our Gold 2010 arcade token along with the new Silver 2011 arcade token token. You must search this site until you find the "secret word." Include that word in the subject line of your email and you can be one of 100 people chosen to receive both tokens in the mail!

ANTI-SPAM GUARANTEE: You will not be contacted by digthatbox.com or any of its affiliates. We will not share your personal information with anyone. Once your token has been shipped your email will be destroyed. We value your privacy.

See you at the E3 Expo!

Submitted By: DigThatBox.com Staff

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