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Friday, August 31, 2012

08/31/2012 - Mario Mania on YouTube
Mario Mania on YouTube!!

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It's Mario Mania on YouTube! All this week we're adding hundreds of new videos to our Retro Gaming YouTube channel. Today our theme centers around everyone's favorite siblings, Super Mario and his brother Luigi. See our fantastic collection of Super Mario commercials, cartoons and movies.

Super Mario Issunboshi - This rare collection of animated videos is based on Japanese fairy tales. Witness the birth of Mario himself, born from a peach! (Click Here)

Super Mario Bros Animated Movie: The Great Mission to save Princess Peach - This lost anime movie features surreal animation and a crazy story that makes this film truly something special. (Click Here)

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

08/29/2012 - Retro Gaming Video Blow Out!!!
Retro Gaming Video Blow-Out!!!

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In honor of the upcoming Labor Day weekend, DigThatBox.com is uploading hundreds of new retro gaming videos to our extremely popular classic gaming YouTube channel!

See hundreds of retro gaming TV spots, infomercials and promotional videos. Watch dozens of classic gaming TV shows, cartoons, and anime videos. We also have movies, documentaries and instructional tips videos. Our massive collection of videos spans over 1000 titles. It's the largest collection of it's kind on YouTube!

So sit back, relax, and enjoy all the retro gaming goodness!

Click Here: DigThatBoxRETRO

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08/28/2012 - Harvest Moon 3DS 15th Anniversary Edition Revealed
HARVEST MOON: A NEW BEGINNING FOR NINTENDO 3DS 15TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION REVEALED!

Pre-Order to Grab A Cuddly Yak Plushie or Limited Edition Giant Cow!

Burlingame, CA. - August 28, 2012 - Natsume Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, is proud to announce that Harvest Moon: A New Beginning will be hitting store shelves on November 6th, 2012. This also marks the 15th anniversary for the series in North America, and, to celebrate, Natsume also unveiled a special Anniversary Edition!

"Fans have been anticipating an official release date for Harvest Moon: A New Beginning since it was announced in May," said Hiro Maekawa, President and CEO at Natsume. "As a treat to our fans, new and old, we have a remarkable 15th Anniversary Edition with a never-before-seen plushie to go with it!"

Fans can already pre-order Harvest Moon: A New Beginning via GameStop and soon via the Natsume Online Store to receive the new coveted plushie: an adorable yak!  Longtime series enthusiasts will also be excited to see the limited quantity Anniversary Edition, featuring the biggest plush yet: a delightfully cuddly twelve inch Harvest Moon cow.  The coveted Anniversary Edition will be available exclusively on the Natsume Online Store at http://natsume.com/store/index.html   Pre-orders for this special edition begin on September 24th.  Fans can watch the Natsume Facebook, Twitter, and forums for updates on this Moo-tastic package!

Echo Village has seen better days...  Just as you've moved in, everyone else has moved away to greener pastures. It's your job to bring villagers back by making the town appealing again, and giving Echo Village a new beginning!

Customization is King

For the first time in series history, you can completely customize your character's appearance! Choose your character's gender, skin color, facial expression, hairstyle, and much, much more! You can even go to the tailor and have them make new outfits for you!  Don't like where your crops and barn are on your farm? Easy! Just pick them up and move them! Yes, it's really that easy to customize your farm in Harvest Moon: A New Beginning!

In addition to the ability to customize your character's and farm's appearance, you can also create tons of new additions for your farm, house, and Echo Village! Build park benches and topiary for the local citizens, a pet house for your farm, and exotic wallpaper and furniture for your house!  A New Beginning features new animals like llamas and yaks, new crops to harvest, and new characters to meet and woo!

Players can follow all the news for all of the beloved Natsume franchises via   www.natsume.com, or by scooping all of the latest Natsume news at www.natsume.com/facebook  and www.twitter.com/natsume_inc

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08/28/2012 - Legendary Developer Peter Molyneux Speaks at Eurogamer Expo
Eurogamer Expo announces Peter Molyneux developer session

22 Cans founder to present extended talk about his new projects.

Brighton, UK, 28th August 2012: Eurogamer Expo, the UK's biggest and best gaming festival, is pleased to announce that veteran game designer Peter Molyneux will present an extended developer session at this year's show.

Molyneux, who left Microsoft Studios earlier this year to found an independent studio called 22 Cans, will be on stage from 11.30am on Sunday 30th September and is expected to discuss his Curiosity: What's Inside The Cube and Cooperation apps and take questions from the audience.

The Eurogamer Expo will be returning to London's Earls Court from 27th-30th September 2012 and is expected to welcome over 50,000 gamers.

Molyneux is just one of many big names on this year's best ever developer sessions schedule at the Eurogamer Expo. Eurogamer has already announced sessions from Frank O'Connor from 343 Industries (Halo 4) and Hideo Kojima (Kojima Productions), with many more to be announced in the coming days ahead of the show.

"Peter Molyneux is one of the most interesting figures in the world of gaming today and we're delighted to welcome him back to the Eurogamer Expo to talk about his new projects," said Eurogamer Operations Director Tom Bramwell.

This year's Eurogamer Expo promises more playable games than ever (including a large number of UK first-plays), our highest-profile developer session schedule, as well as a number of satellite events including the Games Industry Fair.

Tickets for Eurogamer Expo 2012 are now available at www.eurogamerexpo.com.

About Eurogamer Network Ltd.
Founded in 1999, Eurogamer Network Limited publishes Eurogamer.net, the world's leading independent video games website with local editions in ten European languages. The company also publishes market-leading trade resource GamesIndustry International and Outside Xbox, a video site dedicated to the Xbox community, and represents several partner websites including VG247.com, RockPaperShotgun.com and NintendoLife.com. In addition to its online publications, Eurogamer Network produces live public and trade shows including the Eurogamer Expo, the UK's largest gaming event, and Rezzed, the PC and indie games show. More information on Eurogamer Network Limited can be found at
www.eurogamer.biz.

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Monday, August 27, 2012

08/27/2012 - Galaxy on Fire 2 HD Now Only 99 Cents
Special Sale - Galaxy on Fire 2 HD available for 99 Cent for the first time ever!

Galaxy on Fire 2™ HD, the undisputed benchmark for open space games on the App Store, has just undergone a spectacular 90% price drop. For the first time ever, the epic sci-fi shooter by Fishlabs Entertainment, is now available for a limited time only for the special price of $0.99 / £0.69.

For all science fiction gamers, who have not bought the title yet, the current special sale marks a perfect opportunity to get hold of the main game and prepare themselves for the upcoming Supernova add-on, which is scheduled to be released in September 2012. Among others, the title will contain a whole new storyline with more than 10 hours of action-packed sci-fi gameplay and tons of new content and features as well as complete voice-over in English and German.

Furthermore, the current special sale might also come in rather handy for all gamers eager to make the transition from the SD version of Galaxy on Fire 2™ to the graphically overhauled HD version of the award-winning space opera, which is specifically optimized for iPhone 4S, iPad 2 and the new iPad. Of course, all fans who switch from SD to HD will not have to start all over again, but rather will they be able to continue right where they left off thanks to the title’s cross-platform save game synchronisation via Open Feint and iCloud.

The special sale for Galaxy on Fire 2™ HD for the bargain price of $ 0.99 / € 0.79 / £ 0.69 is valid for a limited time only!

Special features of Galaxy on Fire 2™ HD:
  • Dedicated version for iPhone 4S, iPad 2 and the new iPad incl. Retina display support
  • All 3D models and textures rebuild from scratch for console-quality visuals
  • Up to four times higher textures, as well as additional details and multiple texture sets for extremely detailed depictions of all 30+ space ships and 100+ space stations
  • Carefully reworked space backgrounds and planets in 2048 by 2048 pixel resolution for an ideal High Definition display
  • Heavily enhanced special effects for explosions, fire, smoke and atmospheric effects
  • OpenGL shader on all in-game assets for detailed and realistic surface designs
  • Post effects for cinematic visualization
  • Additional light sources for realistic lighting
  • Synchronization of save games across platform borders via iCloud and Open Feint
 
Galaxy on Fire 2™ HD on the App Store:
http://bit.ly/gof2hd

Official Trailer: http://bit.ly/gof2-hd-trailer  

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