Friday, July 22, 2011
07/22/2011 - Comic-Con Gaming Videos
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2011 Gaming Video Blow-OutThe video game industry had a major presence at Comic-Con
2011. Click the link to see dozens of new trailers and exclusive gaming videos. See all the latest Gaming Videos straight
from the floor of the 2011 International Comic-Con.
See The Videos Here
Submitted By: DigThatBoxTV/YouTube
Thursday, July 21, 2011
07/21/2011 - Android Users Get Fruit Ninja For Free
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ANDROID USERS CAN NOW DOWNLOAD FRUIT NINJA FOR FREE
BRISBANE, Australia - July 21, 2011 - Fruit Ninja,
the smash-hit mobile game from Australian game development studio Halfbrick, is now available for free on the Android Market.
New and existing fans now have the opportunity to download the full version of the game, share their scores through OpenFeint
and chop their way up to the top of the leaderboards without paying a penny.
Fruit Ninja is the highly
addictive gaming craze that lets players master their ninja-chopping skills by slashing and splattering fruit. Players slice
simply by swiping the touch-screen with one or more fingers, with Classic, Zen and Arcade being the three different game modes
to choose from.
Fruit Ninja Free also includes all Dojo content, featuring blades and backgrounds which
can be unlocked by completing various objectives within the game. Players who sign up for an OpenFeint account can also access
global leaderboards and Facebook/Twitter posting for high scores.
Fruit Ninja was recently nominated for
a 2011 Webby Award in the Handheld Games category, and has become an international phenomenon with more than 35 million downloads
worldwide. The console version of the title, Fruit Ninja Kinect, is set to release later this summer on the Xbox
360® video game and entertainment system as part of Microsoft's fan favorite Summer of Arcade promotion, and available
via download from Xbox LIVE Arcade.
To download the free Android version of Fruit Ninja, please visit:
For more information about Halfbrick,
please visit: http://halfbrick.com
Submitted By: E. Thomas
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
07/20/2011 - Meet Conan The Barbarian at Comic-Con
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Conan Star Jason Momoa
Makes Special Guest Appearance Friday July 22 Movie Opens Nationwide On August 19th, 2011
YOOSTAR AND LIONSGATE ENTERTAINMENT UNLEASH THE BARBARIAN IN EVERYONE AT COMIC-CON 2011
NEW YORK, NY, July 20, 2011–Yoostar Entertainment Group and Lionsgate® today announced that they have teamed up to add a new
level of interactivity to the Lionsgate booth (booth #3729) at San Diego Comic-Con 2011. Featuring its newly upgraded
VGS 2.0 technology, Yoostar 2 for the Kinect for Xbox 360 will give all fans the chance to assume the role of Conan The Barbarian
and star in their own version of the film’s trailer.
Conan The Barbarian star Jason Momoa is making a special
guest appearance on Friday, July 22 to sign autographs, provide interviews and judge fan performances on Yoostar 2.
A new breed of gaming for consoles and an ideal party game, Yoostar 2 brings the magic and fun of Hollywood to living rooms everywhere.
Using the magic of Kinect for Xbox 360 or the PlayStation®Eye, players insert themselves into famous movie and TV scenes,
starring alongside or in place of their favorite actors. Perform the lines as written in English, Spanish, French, Italian
or German, or “flip the script” and deliver a personalized improvisation. Yoostar 2 then scores your performance
and lets players share their scene to Facebook, Twitter, and Yoostar 2’s in-game social portal on Xbox LIVE® online
entertainment network and PlayStation Network.
Yoostar 2 is currently available at all leading retail outlets throughout
North America including GameStop, BestBuy and Amazon. Find out more about Yoostar on Yoostar.com, on Facebook (Facebook.com/yoostar), or follow @Yoostar on Twitter.
About CONAN THE BARBARIAN:
live. I love. I slay…I am content.”
-Conan The Barbarian
The most legendary
Barbarian of all time is back this Summer. Conan’s exploits in the Hyborian Age now come alive like never before
in a colossal 3D action-adventure film.
Adapted from the original works of Robert E. Howard and faithful to the
mythology and psychology of his iconic character, CONAN THE BARBARIAN stars Jason Momoa, Rachel Nichols, Stephen Lang, Rose
McGowan, SaïdTaghmaoui and Ron Perlman. The film is directed by Marcus Nispel, and written by Thomas Dean Donnelly
& Joshua Oppenheimer and Sean Hood. Lionsgate and Millennium Films present a Millennium Films in association with EFF
Independent Productions and a Conan Properties International LLC production.
For more information about the movie, visit:
Submitted By: E. Thomas
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
07/19/2011 - Get a Free Arcade Token at San Diego Comic-Con 2011
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Get a Free Token at San Diego Comic-Con 2011Are you going to the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con? Well stop
by Booth #121 and get a free token! Just ask for the associate named "Robert."
We have a very limited supply of Gold and Silver tokens that we have made available just for the show. This is the final stop
on our summer convention season tour, and this will be the last time we offer the 2011 Silver Token in a public setting. So
come on by and get your free custom arcade token, courtesy of your friends here at DigThatBox.com
07/19/2011 - Arcade Token Shipping Update #3
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Token Shipping Update #3: Here is our quick weekly token shipping update. Today we
shipped our third batch of tokens. Tokens were mailed from the Post Office in Hollywood CA as of 5:30 PM today.
In our first week of shipping we mailed 120 units. In our second week we shipped an additional 152 units. And now in our third
week we have shipped another 138 units. As of today we have shipped exactly 410 units. As we stated in our last update, our
original plan was to ship 100 units a week for the entire month of July. We are still ahead of our original schedule. All
tokens will be shipped by the end of the month. Keep checking our Newswire page until the end of the month for future token
Batch Three Ships Today
Week One: 120 Envelopes Shipped
Week Two: 152 Envelopes Shipped
Week Three: 138 Envelopes Shipped
BATCH SHIPS BETWEEN JULY 25TH TO JULY 29TH
Submitted By: Dr Gonzo
Monday, July 18, 2011
07/18/2011 - Halo Universe Panel at Comic-Con 2011
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Universe Comic-Con Panel with 343 Industries
To learn more about the “Halo”
series and the expansive fiction it helped inspire, drop by 343 Industries’ “Halo” Universe panel at San
Diego Comic-Con, where the creative minds behind the franchise will be delivering exclusive insights into the “Halo”
universe, answering fan questions and more.WHERE:
San Diego Convention
Center, Room 6BCFWHEN:
July, 11:30 a.m.
– 12:30 p.m.WHO:
Frank O'Connor, Kevin Grace, and others from
343 Industries, as well as special “Halo” guests Greg Bear and Karen Traviss, discuss the first 10 years of “Halo”
and offer a sneak peek into what's next for this exciting sci-fi universe.
Developed by 343 Industries in collaboration
with Saber Interactive and Certain Affinity, “Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary” immerses you in an authentic,
next-generation re-creation of the award-winning campaign and genre-defining multiplayer that revolutionized the first-person
shooter genre. Featuring a bounty of new features, including cooperative play over Xbox LIVE**, a bundle of some of the most
beloved multiplayer maps in “Halo” history reimagined, a Classic mode that lets you play the original version,
new challenges and a new story to uncover, “Halo: Anniversary” launches exclusively on Xbox 360 for an estimated
retail price of $40.00 on November 15th 2011.
For more information about “Halo: Anniversary” and
the “Halo” franchise, please visit HaloWaypoint.com and follow the 343 team on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/HaloWaypoint
Submited By E. Thomas
07/18/2011 - Nintendo At Comic-Con 2011
1:57 pm pdt
NINTENDO INVITES FANS
TO EXPERIENCE UPCOMING GAME LINEUP AT COMIC-CON 2011
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword and Other Top 2011 Releases to Make Public Playable Debut at Leading Pop-Culture
REDMOND, Wash., July 18, 2011 - Nintendo is returning to Comic-Con in San Diego
this year, and fans will have a lot to get excited about. In addition to top Nintendo 3DS™ games releasing this holiday season such as Super Mario™, Mario Kart™ and Kid Icarus™: Uprising, The Legend of Zelda™: Skyward Sword for Wii™ will make its public playable debut in North America, letting players
experience Link's latest motion-controlled adventure firsthand. In addition to Nintendo's booth at the show (#5135), multiple
activities will take place at a special Nintendo Gaming Lounge for Comic-Con attendees in the San Diego Ballroom at the Marriott
Marquis & Marina at 333 W. Harbor Drive, adjacent to the San Diego Convention Center.
Games that are scheduled to be playable at the Nintendo Gaming Lounge include:
• Mario Kart
• Kid Icarus: Uprising
Star Fox 64™ 3D
• The Legend of Zelda™: Ocarina of Time™ 3D
• Pokédex™ 3D
• METAL GEAR SOLID® Snake Eater 3 D from Konami
• Super Street Fighter® IV 3D Edition from CAPCOM
EVIL®: THE MERCENARIES 3D from CAPCOM
• DEAD OR ALIVE® Dimensions from TECMO
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
• Kirby™ Wii
• Rhythm Heaven™
• Fortune Street™
• Captain America™: Super Soldier™ from SEGA
• Just Dance®
3 from Ubisoft®
Nintendo DS™ family of systems:
• Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker™ 2
To celebrate the launch of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D for the Nintendo 3DS system,
the upcoming launch of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword and the 25th anniversary of the franchise, Nintendo
has commissioned an artist to create a large chalk drawing. The piece will be created on-site over several days at the Nintendo
Gaming Lounge, with an artist detailing the design throughout the event. Fans are encouraged to stop by frequently to check
on its progress.
Pokémon™ fans are invited to a special meet-up event from 4-6 p.m. on July
21 at the Nintendo Gaming Lounge. There they can battle and trade with Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version games. Nintendo 3DS owners with the Pokédex 3D application will be able to exchange
Pokémon data with other users and interact with a giant Pokémon AR marker of Legendary Pokémon Reshiram.
Also while supplies last, attendees can enjoy Pokémon giveaways, including a set of three Pokémon AR marker
cards, pins, Pokémon cinch sacks and Pokédex 3D T-shirts.
Visitors to the Nintendo
Gaming Lounge can also take advantage of other fun activities and daily giveaways (while supplies last) such as collectible
Kid Icarus: Uprising AR Cards, posing for 3D photos in an oversized AR Card gallery, sharing StreetPass™
data with other Nintendo 3DS users and downloadable treasure maps for DRAGON QUEST® IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies.
For more information about Nintendo, visit http://www.nintendo.com.
Submitted By: E. Thomas