Game News: 2005, 08, 14-20

Catch rare Pokemon with the Pokemon Rocks America 2005 special events, plus Nintendogs, Rampage, Duel Masters, Gen Con and more game news!
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What's new in games this week? Huge news for Pokemon fans! Check out the Pokemon Rocks 2005 info for how you can catch all the rarest Pokemon. Plus, the [kwlink]Nintendogs[/kwlink] video games are about to drop, the classic monster-bashing Rampage video game is back and you can make your very own [kwlink]Duel Masters[/kwlink] card at Gen Con Indy 2005! But, first, check out all the new games that just came out.

What Hot New Video Games Just Dropped?

  • August 16 - Final Fantasy XI: The Vana'diel Collection for PC.
  • August 16 - [kwlink]Hello Kitty[/kwlink]: Roller Rescue for Gamecube.
  • August 16 - Sigma Star Saga for GBA.
  • August 16 - [kwlink]InuYasha[/kwlink]: Feudal Combat for PS2.
  • August 16 - [kwlink]Lizzie McGuire[/kwlink] 3: Homecoming Havoc for GBA.
  • What Cool Video Games are Dropping Next Week?

  • August 22 - Nintendogs: Chihuaha and Friends for Nintendo DS.
  • August 22 - Nintendogs: Dachshund and Friends for Nintendo DS.
  • August 22 - Nintendogs: Labrador and Friends for Nintendo DS.
  • August 22 - Nintendogs: Shiba and Friends for Nintendo DS.
  • August 23 - Advance Wars: Dual Strike for Nintendo DS.
  • August 23 - Pac 'n Roll for Nintendo DS.
  • August 23 - The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction for GC, PS2 and Xbox.
  • Digital Dogs with the Nintendogs!

    These cute and cuddly [kwlink]virtual pets[/kwlink] are finally coming for the [kwlink]Nintendo DS[/kwlink] on August 22, 2005. There are four different kinds of dogs to collect and play with and each one can connect to other [kwlink]Nintendogs[/kwlink] through the wireless connection so they can play together. There's more info [kwlink]here[/kwlink], plus you can click these pics below for a super-sized look at the super-cute games!
    Nintendogs: Chihuahua and Friends for Nintendo DS. Nintendogs: Chihuahua and Friends for Nintendo DS. Nintendogs: Chihuahua and Friends for Nintendo DS.

    That's three of the four games - as soon as we get a look at the fourth game we'll show you too. Which one do you think is the cutest puppy?

    Pokemon Rocks America 2005

    If you play [kwlink]Pokemon Emerald[/kwlink], [kwlink]Ruby/Sapphire[/kwlink] or [kwlink]LeafGreen/FireRed[/kwlink] and want to catch a super rare Pokemon like [kwlink]Deoxys[/kwlink], [kwlink]Ho-oh[/kwlink], [kwlink]Lugia[/kwlink] or [kwlink]Mew[/kwlink] you're out of luck! You need to go to a Nintendo special event and download items like an Aurora Ticket, Old Sea Map or Mystery Ticket to catch 'em and the Pokemon Rocks America special events only happen once a year.

    But, The Pokemon Rocks America 2005 tour has just been announced! Here's a list of where it's going and when it'll be there.

  • September 17, 2005 - San Jose, California - San Jose McEnery Convention Center
  • October 1, 2005 - Phoenix, Arizona - Phoenix Civic Plaza Convention Center
  • October 8, 2005 - Dallas, Texas - Dallas Market Center
  • October 15, 2005 - Chicago, Illinois - Navy Pier
  • October 22, 2005 - Boston, Massachusetts - Bayside Expo and Executive Conference Center

  • Don't forget, these events are all free and will be packed with Pokemon games, prizes and fun!

    Make Your Own Duel Masters Card at Gen Con Indy 2005

    Wizards of the Coast and Scholastic are holding a "Create-a-Creature Contest" at [kwlink]Gen Con Indy 2005[/kwlink] for Kaijudo master fans of the [kwlink]Duel Masters[/kwlink] card game. Check it out and create your very own gruesome monster. If you're the lucky winner, your creature will become a Duel Masters card!

    Rampage Returns!

    Rampage, the game of [kwlink]smashing cities[/kwlink] as a giant monster, is coming back! The folks at Midway Games are adding more monsters, moves and mayhem to the game and plan to launch it for the PS2 and Gamecube early in 2006 as Rampage: Total Destruction.

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