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Cooking Mama 2: World Kitchen (Wii) - due out February 6th!
Wednesday, 4 Feb, 2009 – 14:47 | No Comment
Cooking Mama 2: World Kitchen (Wii) - due out February 6th!

Now, I’m willing to bet that loads of you bought the original Cooking Mama with your Wii way back when you first bought it. I know I did!
Well, although I don’t have it any more, …

Boom Blox Bash Party with DLC - Coming Soon!
Thursday, 29 Jan, 2009 – 9:05 | 3 Comments
Boom Blox Bash Party with DLC - Coming Soon!

Following the success of Steven Spielberg’s first outing in the gaming world, a sequel is planned for release this year.  Boom Blox Bash Party is much more multiplayer based, although only local - no online …

SimAnimals (Wii & DS) - due out January 30th!
Thursday, 15 Jan, 2009 – 13:39 | One Comment
SimAnimals (Wii & DS) - due out January 30th!

I’m in two minds about this release from EA. My children love the whole Sims and MySims franchise, but Animals? We’re not sure…
The game appears to involve playing with wild animals, but I’m not sure …

MySims Party (Wii & DS) - due out March 6th!
Wednesday, 14 Jan, 2009 – 9:36 | No Comment
MySims Party (Wii & DS) - due out March 6th!

By now, you should know whether you like the MySims games or not as we have already had two to date.
Well, this year, EA are focussing on party games within this franchise, and on March …

Fun Park (Wii & DS) - due out February 6th!
Friday, 9 Jan, 2009 – 9:42 | No Comment
Fun Park (Wii & DS) - due out February 6th!

Already out in the States, and brought to you by America’s biggest Theme Park owners, Six Flags Inc., this latest minigame frenzy delivers everything Carnival: Funfair Games tried to, but does it better!
With 40 …

Ultimate Band (Wii) - due out April 10th!
Thursday, 8 Jan, 2009 – 12:24 | One Comment
Ultimate Band (Wii) - due out April 10th!

Recently there has been a real flurry of music games hitting the shelves, and obviously some are better than others. Some also carry frightening price tags that include all the instruments required to play them… …

Twin Strike: Operation Thunder (Wii) - due out February 6th!
Saturday, 20 Dec, 2008 – 6:23 | 3 Comments
Twin Strike: Operation Thunder (Wii) - due out February 6th!

On January 30th, Zoo Games are bringing us a new arcade aerial combat title. Called Twin Strike because on each mission, you control both a fighter and a transport helicopter, switching between the two to …

New Final Fantasy offers Wii/DS Link Up!
Friday, 12 Dec, 2008 – 6:57 | No Comment
New Final Fantasy offers Wii/DS Link Up!

We always knew that the Wii and DS could interact - we have been given limited interaction with a few games. But so far, Nintendo’s promise of full gaming interaction between the two consoles has …

Scribblenauts (DS) - in development!
Tuesday, 9 Dec, 2008 – 5:01 | No Comment

Following the success of their previous games, Drawn to Life and Lock’s Quest, in which the player must create elements to complete puzzles and progress, 5th Cell have announced their latest title, Scribblenauts.
Although they have …

100 Classic Book Collection (DS) - due out Boxing Day!
Tuesday, 9 Dec, 2008 – 2:12 | 3 Comments
100 Classic Book Collection (DS) - due out Boxing Day!

eBooks have been growing in popularity in recent years, and you can buy eBook readers for £200 or more.

But hopefully this will be the beginning of something big. Nintendo are releasing a cart for £19.99 …

Kirby Superstar Ultra (DS) - due out soon!
Saturday, 6 Dec, 2008 – 15:10 | 8 Comments
Kirby Superstar Ultra (DS) - due out soon!

Although this game is already out in the US, we in the UK do not yet have a release date, unfortunately.

Like the SNES original, Ultra is more a series of short quests than a single …

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (DS) - due out March 20th!
Saturday, 6 Dec, 2008 – 14:40 | No Comment
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (DS) - due out March 20th!

Finally, Grand Theft Auto comes to the DS. But is it any good?

Yes, I think it probably will be!
Chinatown Wars is the full GTA experience squished into a DS cart without compromise. The playing area …

PES 2009 (Wii) - due out Spring 2009!
Saturday, 6 Dec, 2008 – 6:35 | No Comment
PES 2009 (Wii) - due out Spring 2009!

Now this is one to watch very carefully for! I can’t get a fixed release date yet, but expect it any time from late Feb to June, I think…

Once again, you have Wifi play, but …

House of the Dead: Overkill (Wii) - due out February 13th!
Saturday, 6 Dec, 2008 – 6:18 | 4 Comments
House of the Dead: Overkill (Wii) - due out February 13th!

Sega gives its zombie blaster a modern makeover - at last!!!

UK Developer Headstrong have dumped the bright colour palette at last and opted for a much darker look for this latest outing of an aging …

Sonic & The Black Knight (Wii) - due out March 27th!
Saturday, 6 Dec, 2008 – 5:49 | No Comment
Sonic & The Black Knight (Wii) - due out March 27th!

Wow, Sonic’s hitting the Wii again, and not long after his latest outing, Unleashed!
So what’s new?

Well, this time, Sonic is NOT on rails, so you have complete control over where you take him! And that’s …