Skate 2 and Sonic Videos, Star Wars Preview and DS Defense!

Check out videos on Skate and Sonic, an exclusive Star Wars preview and an addictive DS game that's on the way!
Game News

This week's [kwlink]game news[/kwlink] has some sweet stuff for you to check out! We kick things off with skating tips from EA, add in some Hedgehog combo-move action, a bit of exclusive Star Wars preview fun and then top it all off with news about a hyper-addictive game that's coming to DS. Check it out here, 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!

Twice the Tricks

Want to know how to pull of twice as many [kwlink]skating moves?[/kwlink] EA's video game developers have the scoop for you with a video for Skate 2 that shows you how to double your bag of tricks by pulling one-handed moves, boneless jumps and even getting off your board and moving things around in the game so you can build the [kwlink]perfect spot[/kwlink] to pull [kwlink]mad tricks[/kwlink]. Download the Skate 2 video here for the word from Jay Balmer and Cuz - just don't do the mean thing they do at the end of the video!
  • Skate 2 – New Tricks Video - .mov file (383MB)
  • One-Two-Hedgehog!

    [kwlink]Sonic[/kwlink] and [kwlink]friends[/kwlink] have a lot of enemies coming after them in the upcoming [kwlink]Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood[/kwlink] RPG for DS. To help them clobber, thump and stomp on all their enemies, they have a pack of touch-screen activated combo moves they can unleash. To see these moves, download the movie here and watch them!
  • Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood – Combos Video - .mov file (91MB)
  • Star Wars: Clone Wars Preview

    The Star Wars Miniatures: Clone Wars set is almost here! It follows the adventures of [kwlink]Anakin Skywalker[/kwlink], Ahsoka, Yoda, Count Dooku, Rotta and more of the characters from the [kwlink]Star Wars: Clone Wars[/kwlink] movie and upcoming cartoon series. The best part is that it brings them to life as plastic figures you can command in [kwlink]sci-fi battles[/kwlink] at home. To celebrate the new 40-figure set, we have an exclusive preview of Anakin Skywalker, Champion of Nelvaan. Take a look at this powerful [kwlink]lightsaber-wielding[/kwlink] warrior right here!

    The Star Wars Miniatures: Clone Wars set brings characters from the Star Wars: Clone Wars movie and cartoon to life!

    SWM: Anakin Skywalker, Champion of Nelvaan

    Figure: Anakin Skywalker, Champion of Nelvaan
    Faction: Republic
    Cost: 49
    Hit Points: 120
    Defense: 19
    Attack: 12
    Damage: 20
    Set #: 3/40
    Rarity: Rare
    Special Abilities:
  • Unique
  • Melee Attack
  • Djem So Style - Whenever this character is hit by a melee attack, make a save of 11. On a success, this character can make an immediate attack against that attacker.
  • Twin Attack - Whenever this character attacks, he makes one extra attack against the same target.
  • Force Powers:
  • Force 2.
  • Force Renewal 1.
  • Force Grip - Force 1, replaces attacks: sight; 10 damage.
  • Lightsaber Block - Force 1: When hit by a melee attack, this character takes no damage with a save of 11.
  • Addictive DS Gaming!

    The addictive fun of the Desktop Tower Defense online flash game is coming to the Nintendo DS! THQ, the folks behind [kwlink]Drawn to Life: SpongeBob SquarePants[/kwlink] and other awesome games, are converting it. It'll be ready to take with you anywhere you go in March 2009 so get ready!

    What Video Games are Dropping This Week?

  • Sept 30 - Margot's Word Brain for DS.
  • Sept 30 - Onimusha Essentials for PS2.
  • Sept 30 - Pop Cutie! Street Fashion Simulation for DS.
  • Sept 30 - Princess Debut for DS.
  • Sept 30 - [kwlink]Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood[/kwlink] for DS.
  • Sept 30 - The Hardy Boys: The Hidden Theft for PC.
  • Sept 30 - Valhalla Knights 2 for PSP.
  • Sept 30 - We Cheer for Wii.
  • Oct 01 - Age of Booty for PC, PS3.
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