Game News: 2005, 04, 10-16

Yu-Gi-Oh! Online is here so you can duel online!
Courtesy of Konami

It's time for the latest and greatest news about what's up with video games! We have info for you on Yu-Gi-Oh! Online, the 411 on EA's new The Sims 2: Nightlife expansion as well as hot news about the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire video game. Plus, for all you peeps with a birthday or a wad of cash, here are the coolest games that just dropped!

What Hot New Video Games Just Dropped?

  • March 28 - Mario Party Advance for GBA.
  • March 28 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Melee for Gamecube.
  • April 01 - Creature Conflict: The Clan Wars for PC.
  • April 02 - LEGO Star Wars: The Video Game for PC and PS2.
  • April 04 - Disney Channel Collection Vol. 2 for GBA Video.
  • April 04 - Nicktoons Collection Vol. 3 for GBA Video.
  • April 04 - Super Robot Monkey Team Vol. 1 for GBA Video.
  • April 05 - LEGO Star Wars: The Video Game for Xbox.
  • April 05 - Mr. Driller 2 for GBA.
  • April 06 - MX World Tour Featuring Jamie Little for PS2 and Xbox.
  • April 11 - Midnight Club 3 DUB Edition for PS2 and Xbox.
  • April 11 - Yu-Gi-Oh! Online for PC.
  • April 12 - MLB for PSP.

What Cool Video Games are Dropping Soon?

  • April 18 - Polarium for Nintendo DS.
  • April 18 - WWE Wrestlemania XXI for Xbox.
  • April 19 - Psychonauts for PC, PS2 and Xbox.
  • April 25 - FIFA Soccer for PSP.
  • April 25 - MVP Baseball for PSP.
  • April 25 - NBA Street Showdown for PSP.
  • April 26 - Finny the Fish & the Seven Waters for PS2.
  • April 26 - Motocross Mania for PS2 and Xbox.
  • April 26 - Pac-Pix for Nintendo DS.
  • April 26 - Puyo-Pop Fever for Nintendo DS.
  • April 30 - Pokemon Emerald for GBA.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Online Video Game - How to Duel Online

It's finally live! The Yu-Gi-Oh! Online video game demo showed up in the February Shonen Jump magazine so everybody could try it for free. The full game went live on April 11, 2005 and now you can duel like a pro online! Here's what you need:

  • A copy of the game.
  • A DUELPASS card.
  • 1337 dueling skillz!

The demo disc from Shonen Jump will get you started, or you can download the 441 MB monster of a file from the official site, otherwise hit your fave game store for a CD of the game and a DUELPASS card that'll give you 30 points. Each point is good for one duel. Good luck duelists!

The Sims 2: Nightlife - It's Party Time!

The Sims 2 Nightlife is bringing parties and vampires to the Sims!
Courtesy of EA

EA's workin' on this new expansion for The Sims 2 game and it's all about heading downtown and into party central. Now your Sim can go on hot dates with other sims, develop chemistry and fall in love. There's a new aspiration that's all about being an all-night-long party animal and having as much fun as you can. There's a creepy new Sim-critter in this expansion though. Somebody call Buffy, the vampires have arrived!

Harry Potter is Back in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is coming in November 2005.
Courtesy of EA

He's back and this time his new Harry Potter video game lets you play with up to two friends at once as Harry heads back to Hogwarts to learn more magic and hang out with Hermione and Ron. From the dangers of the Triwizard Tournament to the Quidditch World Cup and dueling with Voldemort himself - it's all coming when the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire game, and movie, drop in November, 2005.

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