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Friday, December 21, 2012

12/21/2012 - Snowboard Hero free on iOS
Like an Avalanche: Snowboard Hero for iOS is now available for Free!

The critically acclaimed fun sports racer Snowboard Hero™ by Fishlabs Entertainment – proud winner of two International Mobile Gaming Awards 2011 in the categories “Best Sports Game” and “Operator’s Choice” – can now be downloaded from the App Store for free including full iPhone 5 optimization and iPad Retina support.

Hamburg, December 21st, 2012 – Right in time for the winter season, Fishlabs Entertainment has reduced the price of its two-time IMGA winner
Snowboard Hero™ to US-$ 0.00. And we are not talking about a slimmed-down Lite-Version here, but rather can the complete winter sports spectacle for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch now be downloaded on the App Store at zero cost.

In the course of the extensive career mode, the players have to prove his snowboarding skills in a total of 66 different challenges on eight unique tracks. In the role of one of six different characters with individual boards, outfits, skills and special moves, they will have to make use of the intuitive touch and tilt controls of their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch in order to race down the steepest slopes and sharpest curves with breakneck speed. The faster they go and the more spectacular their stunts are, the more bonus points they will collect. And at the end of the race, these bonus points can be used to purchase better boards and power-ups as well as new tricks. In record chaser mode, on the other hand, speed is the key criterion when players from all over the world compete with each other for the top ranks in the online leaderboards of the Game Center.

Thanks to Snowboard Hero’s full support for Apple TV Airplay, the pursuit for the next track record can also be enjoyed on the big screen with 720p via Wi-Fi or in Full HD via HDMI. Furthermore, the free version of Fishlabs’ fun sports racer does also feature full iPhone 5 optimization and a new app icon. In addition, a trailer can be checked out at
http://bit.ly/SBH-iPhone5-Trailer.

Features:
• Six playable characters with six standard and four individual special tricks to unlock
• Eight tracks with multiple runs in three different settings: Piste, halfpipe and open alpine area
• Individual boards and outfits for each character
• Five disciplines: time trial, freestyle, slalom, race, gate-time bonus
• Eight combined disciplines, including speedrun-slalom and race-speedrun-freestyle
• Record Chaser with online leaderboards in Game Center
• Modifiable characteristics such as agility, speed, boost and jumps
• A total of 66 events
• Full support for retina display, as well as native support of the iPad’s 720p resolution
• Full support of AppleTV AirPlay: Race down the slope on your TV screen in 720p (Wi Fi) or Full HD (HDMI)
• Synchronization of save games via iCloud
• Full support of the 4“ Retina Display of the iPhone 5


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Thursday, December 20, 2012

12/20/2012 - Star Trek Video Game Release Date & Pre Order Info
STAR TREK THE VIDEO GAME Release Date & Pre-Order Information
Already the winner of multiple E3 awards as one of the most anticipated new games of the year, Paramount Pictures and NAMCO Bandai Games today revealed the release date for STAR TREK The Video Game – April 26, 2013, in Europe and Australasia!

Moreover, the legion of eager Star Trek fans and gamers will be able to place their order soon, as STAR TREK The Video Game‘s preorder program will be starting in the coming weeks at participating retailers. STAR TREK will bring an original adventure to the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC at retailers and via digital download for PC and PlayStation 3.

All pre-orders for the game will include access to the “Elite Officer Pack,” which features exclusive items and unique uniforms for legendary characters Kirk and Spock, who play front and center in a completely new story created especially for  STAR TREK  The Video Game, written by BAFTA award winner Marianne Krawczyk.

The exclusive “Elite Officer Pack” will include:

-          Stealth Pack – Kirk and Spock stealth uniforms, plus Starfleet Type IV Stealth Sniper Rifle and extra ammo
-          Brawler Pack – Kirk leather jacket costume and Spock Vulcan Science Academy costume
-          Kelvin Pack – Kirk and Spock  U.S.S. Kelvin uniforms, plus  U.S.S. Kelvin Hand Phaser
-          Academy Pack – Kirk Academy Uniform, Spock Officer Dress Uniform, plus Academy Phaser
-          Kobayashi Maru Pack – Kirk and Spock  Kobayashi Maru uniforms

You can find out more about STAR TREK The Video Game at
www.startrekgame.com.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

12/19/2012 - Angry Birds Anger Management DLC Pack with 130 New Levels
Anger Management DLC pack with 130 exciting new levels is now available for Angry Birds Trilogy!

Angry Birds fans are able to get even more from their favorite game this holiday with the new Anger Management DLC pack available now for Activision’s Angry Birds Trilogy. The Anger Management Pack features 130 new levels from fan-favorite episodes like Ham ‘O’ Ween, Wreck the Halls, Birdday Party, Piglantis and more, providing hours of gameplay for the whole family. 

Angry Birds Trilogy is a compilation of the three blockbuster classics: Angry Birds, Angry Birds Seasons and Angry Birds Rio. With the new DLC, you will be able to use the Orange Bird, who may look like the smallest of the bunch, but packs an exciting surprise! 

Anger Management is now available on the Xbox LIVE Marketplace and the PlayStation Network in North America for $4.99.

For more information on the game, to watch exclusive trailers and more, visit the Angry Birds Trilogy website at
www.angrybirds.com/trilogy. To download on Xbox LIVE Marketplace, visit http://goo.gl/Z5Uu3. For PlayStation Network, visit http://goo.gl/tf3A5.

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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

12/18/2012 - Wombi Airplane now on App Store
Kids’ creativity can “fly” with new Wombi Airplane game

This December 18, kids will be able to build and fly their own airplanes in the new game Wombi Airplane a game developed by Swedish educational app company Wombi. Players ages 4 and up must assemble their own plane then fly it on a mission through a beautifully illustrated course. The app will be available in App Store ($1.99) for the iPod, iPad, and iPhone.

Wombi Airplane, to be released this December 18 for iPod, iPad, and iPhone, was developed for kids ages 4 and up to make learning fun. The game gets children thinking about the way airplanes work by letting them assemble their very own. Players are placed in a workshop-like setting with a large selection of plane parts to choose from. Piece by piece, they fasten the propeller, the wings, and so on. With the game’s variety of plane parts and designs, there is a lot of room for creativity.

Next, players take their newly built aircraft for an adventure. They take off into a beautiful, illustrated landscape with cartoonish graphics that pop from the screen. To control the game, players must tap the screen and adjust the plane’s height at the right time, or else it will dip too low. The challenge is to keep a watchful eye out for birds, trees, mountains, and an evil enemy who is out to sabotage them. The goal is to collect delivery boxes, which are strung up on colorful helium balloons. When the player lands, the boxes can be opened to discover what treasures have been scored – jewels and more.

“Kids will like this game because it allows them to express themselves creatively, and it puts them in the pilot seat. It also slips that educational aspect in there without them really noticing” says game creator Markus Wedenborn.

There are multiple levels to this game to keep it interesting and to continuously challenge the players. Adventurous music and fun animations create a captivating, lively atmosphere. The plane’s pilot is a friendly, sporty raccoon, but once those wind goggles are on, this bushy-tailed creature is all about focus. Kids are sure to find a loveable character within the detailed illustrations.

Price: $1.99

Category: Games/Kids

App Store link:
http://itunes.apple.com/app/id555607053


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Monday, December 17, 2012

12/17/2012 - Neo Geo X GOLD Ships This Week
NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition Set to Release This Week

All-New Trailer to Celebrate Launch and 20th Anniversary of NEOGEO

Los Angeles, Calif. - December 17, 2012 - Tommo, Inc., in partnership with SNK PLAYMORE, today announced that the NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition entertainment system will be available through select online retailers across North America and Europe this week. And to help celebrate the release of the NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition and the 20th anniversary of the NEOGEO, Tommo has created an epic trailer to support the launch of the highly anticipated system.

The wait is finally over. The NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition is finally here! A two-in-one system that doubles as both a handheld and a home arcade entertainment system, complete with the NEOGEO X Arcade Stick and the NEOGEO X Station - a replica of the NEOGEO AES console that allows memorable NEOGEO titles to be played on a big screen or monitor via HDMI or composite cable, for the ultimate classic gaming experience!

 

The " NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition Launch Trailer" can be viewed on the official Tommo YouTube Channel: http://youtu.be/GIWsdUaAA2E.

"The NEOGEO X Gold Limited Edition is a system I have always dreamed of making a reality, said Tommo CEO, Jonathan Wan. "That dream has now come true, and it is something that can be shared and enjoyed by fans all over the world. We here at Tommo would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday, filled with friends, family and classic gaming for all!" 

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The NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition includes: 

  • The NEOGEO X Handheld - 4.3" LCD screen, stereo speakers, 16:9 and 4:3 display options
  • The NEOGEO X Station - Houses NEOGEO X Handheld for charging and audio/video output capabilities via HDMI and composite cables (for a true "classic" experience) - A system within a system!
  • One NEOGEO X Arcade Stick - Authentic arcade experience, for use with the NEOGEO X Station

  • 20 Pre-Loaded Classic NEOGEO® AES games:
    • 3 COUNT BOUT
    • ART OF FIGHTING
    • ALPHA MISSION II
    • BASEBALL STARS II
    • CYBER LIP
    • FATAL FURY
    • FATAL FURY SPECIAL
    • THE KING OF FIGHTERS '95
    • KING OF THE MONSTERS
    • LAST RESORT
    • LEAGUE BOWLING
    • MAGICIAN LORD
    • METAL SLUG
    • MUTATION NATION
    • NAM 1975
    • PUZZLED
    • REAL BOUT - FATAL FURY SPECIAL
    • SAMURAI SHODOWN II
    • SUPER SIDEKICKS
    • WORLD HEROES PERFECT
  • Limited Edition Bonus: NINJA MASTER'S NEOGEO X Game Card

About the NEOGEO X GOLD:

Following the 20th anniversary of the ground breaking NEOGEO AES console, the NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system provides players with all of the features of a home arcade and the convenience of a handheld gaming device. A variable system within a system! The NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition is set for a worldwide release in December, 2012 for a suggested retail price of $199.99 (USD). The NEOGEO X GOLD Limited Edition is currently available through amazon.com, gamestop.com, bestbuy.com, target.com, walmart.com, ebgames.ca.

For the latest news as it is released, and for additional information regarding the NEOGEO X GOLD entertainment system and the NEOGEO X Handheld, please visit: www.NEOGEOX.com.

About Tommo, Inc.:

With over 20 years of experience in logistics and sales, a knowledgeable staff and sales representatives available nationwide, Tommo Inc. is one of North America's largest distributors of video gaming merchandises. Founded in 1989, Tommo has grown from a wholesaler of imported video games to becoming one of the nation's main suppliers of video gaming content to national retail chain stores as well as independent retailers.

About SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION:

Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION (SNK) develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software in Japan, North America, Europe and Asia. Founded in 1978, SNK is one of the largest privately held interactive entertainment content providers in the world.

Known for such franchises as THE KING OF FIGHTERS, METAL SLUG, and SAMURAI SHODOWN SNK continues to be an industry leader by focusing on their rich arcade history. More information on SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION can be found at www.snkplaymore.co.jp SNK PLAYMORE USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION.

© SNK PLAYMORE "NEOGEO" is a registered trademark of SNK PLAYMORE CORPORATION. Used under license from SNK PLAYMORE USA CORPORATION. 

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