Tag Archives: Ubisoft

Nintendo Power Preview Site Shows us No More Heroes: Desperate Struggle

Check out the full-size version here: Looks Nice!

NintendoPower.com via GoNintendo

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Fitness Games are Booming

An interesting article by Reuters reports on the state of fitness-based videogames: Wii Fit, EA Sports Active and other similar titles.

Here are a few snippets:

Videogames were once blamed for rising obesity rates but are now being championed by the medical industry and for use by government departments for their health benefits.

Games like Electronic Arts’ “EA Sports Active” and Nintendo’s “Wii Fit” have got players of all ages moving — and game developers and investors looking for hot new titles to cash in on this booming segment of the market.

More:

“If you add up the 18 month sales of “Wii Fit” and the sales of “EA Sports Active,” Konami’s “Dance Dance Revolution” and other healthy games, the worldwide retail numbers are over $2 billion.”

Dr. Michael Levine, executive director of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop which fosters innovation in children’s learning, has just released a report looking at how digital games can play a beneficial and educational role in health care.

Read the full article here: Reuters.

Assassin’s Creed 2 GameStop Pre-Order Bonus

If you ask me, this is the kind of thing that should just be included or free.  If you want to entice me, give me a cool little figurine or keychain.  I am a sucker for those.

Anyway, for those of you who do like extra levels, GameStop is offering a code with pre-orders that gives players a chance to play through the Palazzo Mecici as the game’s protagonist, Ezio.

Check out a pic and the story here: Kotaku

Turtles in Time Remake to be Timed 360 Exclusive

According to Kotaku, one of the upcoming TMNT games, a remake of the classic arcade beat-em-up, Turtles in Time, will be a timed exclusive.

The game will first be released on XBLA on July 22, then “Later this year,” on PSN, says Ubisoft.

 

Story here: Kotaku.