This week's [kwlink]gaming news[/kwlink] is gonna rock! Seriously, it has a double-dose of [kwlink]Guitar Hero[/kwlink] news, monkeys in [kwlink]space[/kwlink], [kwlink]Nancy Drew[/kwlink], crazy golf for the Wii, Sonic online and the scoop on the new Mummy video game. Check it all out, plus the list of all the new games that drop this week for every game system from [kwlink]Nintendo DS[/kwlink] to [kwlink]Xbox 360[/kwlink], [kwlink]Wii[/kwlink], [kwlink]PS3[/kwlink], [kwlink]PSP[/kwlink] and even for your PC!
Rock With the Legends!
Arriving on Sunday June 29, 2008 [kwlink]Guitar Hero: Aerosmith[/kwlink] lets you get up on stage with the legendary musicians and kick it with their latest tunes! Featuring a heap of their songs, plus Run DMC chillin' with his own tunes, this new [kwlink]Guitar Hero[/kwlink] game is ready to rock! Check out these videos for a look at the action.
Activision just teamed up with Todd McFarlane, the guy who makes the incredibly awesome Spawn toys, to make Guitar Hero action figures! Starting with Axel Steel, it's going to include Johnny Napalm, Lars Umlaut and the God of Rock. They're 6" tall with 15-18 moving parts, removable guitars and Guitar Hero bases. They hit stores in September 2008 for $10-15 each. Here's a look at Axel.
Dark, Speedy and Online!
Sonic the Hedgehog has two universes of adventure coming in the new Sonic Chronicles: Dark Brotherhood RPG for Nintendo DS. You'll be able to join the speedy dude and his [kwlink]friends[/kwlink] in a massive adventure that will pit you against tons of enemies and let you explore strange new worlds. For more info on this game, hit up Sonic's new website, launched in honor of his 17th birthday, at www.sega.com/sonicchronicles
Sonic's 17, but [kwlink]Nancy Drew[/kwlink] has 18 games! Her latest mystery adventure, Nancy Drew: The Phantom of Venice, hits stores on July 7, 2008. It puts you in Nancy's stylish shoes and has you travel to the far corners of the world as you try to uncover the criminal genius behind a series of thefts. Here's the video trailer - click the link to check it out.
These furry space-travelers have been thrown through a wormhole to the depths of space! Now they're scrambling through treacherous terrain, past weird critters and even had to face Gary's dad's eggplant puree. Gah! We have new pictures of Ham and Luna as they explore the great beyond. Don't forget to join the adventure when the video game and movie arrives in just two weeks!
Dead and Deadly
Brendan Fraser's new The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor movie is all set to make a big splash on a big screen near you this summer. It's packed with long dead warriors, dragons, Jet Li, adventure and there's even a yeti! Wait! Um, why is there a yeti? It's in the freakin' desert! *sigh...* Well, anyway, check out these preview pictures to see what the game looks like.
Do You Love Golf?
Capcom's new We Love Golf for the Nintendo Wii lets you get your swing on with a pack of classic video game characters! If you've played Capcom's hit games you'll recognize some of the [kwlink]unlockable characters[/kwlink] in this new game - just make sure you're under par so you can play as these video game all-stars.
What Video Games are Dropping This Week?
July 01 - Purr Pals for Wii.
July 01 - Trauma Center: Under the Knife 2 for DS.
[kwlink]Pokemon, WoW, Lightsabers, Neil Gaiman, Bolt & Xbox 360[/kwlink]
[kwlink]The Incredible Hulk :: Wii Game Review[/kwlink]
[kwlink]Guitar Hero Aerosmith :: Game Preview[/kwlink]