Friday, December 21, 2012
12/21/2012 - Snowboard Hero free on iOS
1:25 pm pst
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.
Like an Avalanche: Snowboard Hero for iOS is now available for Free!
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.
• 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
• 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
By: E. Thomas
Thursday, December 20, 2012
12/20/2012 - Star Trek Video Game Release Date & Pre Order Info
6:52 pm pst
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.
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.
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
- 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.
Submitted By: E. Thomas
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
12/19/2012 - Angry Birds Anger Management DLC Pack with 130 New Levels
6:47 pm pst
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.
Anger Management DLC pack with 130 exciting new levels is now available
for Angry Birds Trilogy!
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.
Submitted By: E. Thomas
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
12/18/2012 - Wombi Airplane now on App Store
1:15 am pst
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.
Kids’ creativity can “fly” with new Wombi Airplane game
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.
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.
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
App Store link: http://itunes.apple.com/app/id555607053
Monday, December 17, 2012
12/17/2012 - Neo Geo X GOLD Ships This Week
12:19 pm pst
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.
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!"
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
- ART OF FIGHTING
- ALPHA MISSION II
- BASEBALL STARS II
- CYBER LIP
- FATAL FURY SPECIAL
- THE KING OF FIGHTERS '95
- KING OF THE MONSTERS
- LAST RESORT
- MAGICIAN LORD
- METAL SLUG
- MUTATION NATION
- NAM 1975
- REAL BOUT - FATAL FURY SPECIAL
- SAMURAI SHODOWN II
- SUPER SIDEKICKS
- WORLD HEROES PERFECT
- Limited Edition Bonus: NINJA MASTER'S NEOGEO X Game Card
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.
Submitted By: E. Thomas