Everyone’s favorite spiky blue haired hedgehog as you know him, will now be featured in an actual app! SEGA Europe Ltd. and SEGA of America, Inc. today announced the official debut of Sonic The Hedgehog for Android.Giving fans a whole new outlook, optimized with widescreen support and exclusive features for mobile phones. It also contains the feature of allows gamers to unlock Sonic’s pals Tails and Knuckles as playable characters for the very first time.
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Do you remember the first game that you played in an arcade? Remember running into an arcade and spending countless number of quarters on your favorite video arcade game? I can say that I remember the countless number of hours spent into arcade on multiple different games. From Space Invaders, and Frogger, to Donkey Kong’s kill screen these arcade games are what make video games possible for individuals like you and me. One arcade introduced the world to a new character that has been beloved by all and made sits within a museum, the other has provided the world with record breakers, and is still referenced in big blockbuster movies. Even though these games are vintage doesn’t mean that they didn’t fuel generations for years to come.
Here are the new Video games hitting retail stores this week.
Age of Empires II HD Edition
Age of Empires II HD Edition lets players explore all the original single player campaigns from both Age of Kings and The Conquerors expansion, choose from 18 civilizations spanning over a thousand years of history, and head online to challenge other Steam players in your quest for world domination throughout the ages.
Release Date April 9, PC
ShootMania is an online mutliplayer first-person shooter by Nadeo with fast-paced online combats in a rich fantasy world.
The big shots of Devolver Digital have partnered with legendary studio 3D Realms and Singapore-based indie developer General Arcade to launch Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition on Steam. The amazing and unbelievable collection includes the seminal first-person shooter Duke Nukem 3D and three wildly themed expansion packs – Duke Caribbean: Life’s a Beach, Duke: Nuclear Winter, and Duke It Out in D.C. – each with polished OpenGL visuals, SteamPlay support for PC and Mac, Steam achievements, and Steam Cloud support.
He is the Night! He is the darkness! He is Batman and he is broken! As his rage and fury bubble to the surface Batman pushes himself to his limits to insure that none that he loves will be hurt again. Fighting day and night he eats not and sleeps not, he just keeps going. Reaching his physical and mental limits he moves closer to edge of death making him easy prey for the most simple of opponents. One angel who has eyes all over Gotham watches over the Dark Knight. Can she pull him off the cliff he most surely is headed towards? Will Batman receive her message before he is reduced to nothing?
Remember the first game you ever played? I do! The first game to capture my heart was Mario Brothers for the Nintendo Entertainment System. The frustration I felt when Princess Peach was not in the castle and joy of defeating Bowser consumed every moment of my free time. Being a woman I found that I could not let the job of saving a damsel fall to the hands of men. That is when I moved on to a bigger game. The Legend of Zelda became my mission and obsession. As these two characters grew throughout the years they evolved from weak women to the beautiful femme fatales that rocked the industry.
It is no surprise that every individual now has a cell phone. Technology has advanced so rapidly that individuals can now talk, text, listen to music, and even play video games. It is amazing how individuals can now log on to their Xbox live using SmartGlass to enhance their games and entertainment experience. Who needs a controller anymore; just use your cell phone through an app. It is because of this that more females are logging on and playing. Cell phones, tablets and other mobile devices allow the female gamer to take their gaming to new extreme. This is a weekly discussion on games that girls love to play through mobile apps. So if you don’t have a cell phones, go buy one because these mobile games are something that you don’t want to miss out on!
They are many female characters that can be listed within the bad girls club. Some are memorable; others are just a straight case frustration or send you back to the restart point. Whatever, the game these female characters broke the chains within the gaming world. Sometimes evil is just evil, but these female characters made the gaming experience more fun, exciting, and sometimes made you feel empathetic to their needs of taking out revenge. This is a weekly countdown of the most amazing, and most memorable villainesses of the gaming world. Because lets face it men some of these females bosses are more deadly than men!
Chances are if you are gamer, you have probably run into some great characters in your time. Characters that you are a fan of, were able to identify with, and captured your heart. However, in today’s gaming society we are now starting to see a rise of females who have dominated the character world. Some have even left gamers mouths open when they realized they were playing a female. Others are hell bend on taking earth back, going on adventures, fighting the force, or some just love to test. This is weekly discussion on female characters that changed the face of gaming.
Taking off where the film ends, a new army of Cy-bugs threatens Mr. Litwak’s arcade and it’s up to Ralph to prove that there’s more to him than his bad guy reputation suggests.
Team up with the misunderstood Ralph and perpetual “good guy” Felix as they set out on a wild, game-hopping journey to restore peace and help Ralph earn the WRECK-ognition he deserves before it’s GAME OVER!
PlayFirst today unveiled seasonal updates for Diner Dash and Mall Stars on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and iPad mini that offers a holiday-themed haul of exciting new content for both games.
Flo (that chick from Diner Dash) brings the holiday cheer to Diner Dash in this festive update, donning a snazzy Santa hat and decking the halls of her diner with new decorations. Players can enjoy a snow-speckled DinerTown exclusively in this expansion, complete with antler-wearing customers and a snowman chef! As an additional stocking-stuffing delight just for the holiday season, keep the good times rolling with a free Winter Wonderland location and brand-new mega celebrations at the end of every level.
The infernal gates of hell have been opened for PC gamers to set Daniel Garner free from Purgatory and escape the evil supernatural powers. Players can now get their hands on the game in both Standard and Collector’s Edition formats, in time for a hellish Halloween.
SEGA are proud to announce the launch of the ballistic Super Monkey Ball Banana Splitz across the United States of America today, October 23, 2012 – arriving only on PlayStation Vita systems. Players will join AiAi, MeeMee, GonGon and Baby on another grand adventure through time, space and texture! Over 100 levels of bumpers, jumps and humps that will test your skills with the classic spheres while you travel in worlds of clay, wood and other marvelous materials; fan favorite party mode games like Monkey Target and Monkey Bowling round out an impressive collection of competitive multiplayer challenges! Taking full advantage of the PlayStation Vita, Super Monkey Ball Banana Splitz is the ultimate puzzle experience for Sony’s handheld device.
The 4th episode of Telltale Games amazing game based on the hit comic book The Walking Dead, This title will be released tomorrow for PSN 360 and PC will have to wait till the 10th to continue your zombie adventure. The price will be $4.99 or 400 MS Points. Telltale has revealed the 5th Episode will be called No Time Left. I cant wait.
During Nintendo’s Direct conference they revealed 3 upcoming packs of DLC for New Super Mario Bros 2. This DLC is hit japan on Oct. 2 but they haven’t revealed a price for the US and Europe.
Here are the details of the 3 packs:
Go! Go! As gold Mario :Adds three Gold Mario levels with 30,000 coins to collect.
Challenge the record A pack: Seems to say Records will be posted on the website for players can challenge to beat that record.
Survival Panic Pack: Self explanatory this will ad challenging levels to thge game
The Desert Prince continues his journey, after the release for the iOS systems, Prince of Persia will now arrives on Android phones. The game is now available on every Android system. The game comes at no cost but all the levels will be locked except the first one. The rest will have to be unlocked by playing the different stages.
Prince of Persia Classic, originally created by Jordan Mechner, revives the series, which has sold 2.5 million copies, with a new style and additional modes. Players can play through the game in three different modes: Normal, Time Attack and Survival.
The Update For Playstation Plus has Arrived, and for the subscribers will be getting treated to free downloads of awesome games like Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World also Double Dragon: Neon. Also to top that off early access to the HD remake of Jet Set Radio and 10 percent subscriber discount.
Also the PS Plus Subscribers for the PS Vita will be getting benefits by the end of 2012.
Qwak has to collect keys, fruits, diamonds, and other goodies, then quickly escape each level before it starts raining black spikes of deadly death from above! A variety of potions will power-up your duck and help you survive the vigorous attacks.
- Super-playable coin-op style action.
- Retina enhanced graphics for the new iPad.
- Game center leader-boards and achievements.
- Silky smooth 60 frames-per-second animation.
- 70 levels across 6 visually stunning unique worlds.
- 2 player mode (required 2 iPhones or iPod touches to use as joypads).
- Also works with iCade.
For those who don’t know who the Giana Sisters are, Twenty-five years ago, a Mario and Luigi clone duo named “The Great Giana Sisters” hit the stores. Nintendo wasn’t happy with this cheeky approach, so the game vanished from the shelves as quickly as it appeared. Despite the rocky start, or perhaps because of it, Giana has maintained a cult following up to this day. Mario’s parents (Nintendo) decided to let bygones be bygones and a successful Giana title was released on the Nintendo DS in 2009.
Make your way around a treacherous map, while finding food to make you grow longer. As you grow into a larger and larger snake, your enemies will become more numerous. To beat the evil creatures chasing you, you must cleverly dodge and shoot at them. With this new version, you can twist and turn in all kinds of different ways, including roaming in reverse or stopping for a bit. An exciting soundtrack accompanies you as you survive your adventures.
- A new take on a classic!
- Hours of gameplay
- Calming soundtrack
Tony Hawk has done it again adding another game under his belt, but this time its a fusion of two classic games. Yup its the first and second game combined, but not what you think, they took the best of the first and second game and combined them into one mega game. Ever since the trailer was released awhile back with a skater in the famous warehouse level, all i heard was when is it coming out, i need it. Well the wait is over as THPS HD comes out today at the Xbox Live Arcade Marketplace.
For the most part the Xbox 360 edition of the game is identical to the PC edition, but has several notable differences and features:
The player can optionally make use of Xbox Kinect functionality to assist in their gameplay, although Kinect functionality was not available at launch.