Game News: 2005, 11, 20-26
Welcome to Kidzworld's game news! We have the 411 on the launch of Microsoft's new Xbox 360 video game console for you as well as some news about movies based on Nintendo video games. Check it out below, as well as a list of all the cool games coming out this week.
Xbox 360: Flaws and FixesThe Xbox 360 has arrived! But, some of 'em can crash, scratch game discs and are a little messed up. If yours is acting funky, call Microsoft's help line at: 1-800-4MY-XBOX and they'll help you fix it or replace it.
Child's Play Charity: Video Games for Sick KidsThe coolest gamer charity in the world has gone worldwide! Now, when you donate $$$ to help them get video games to sick kids who're stuck in hospitals, it goes to hospitals in Canada and Britain as well. Go check out their site at: www.childsplaycharity.org
Tuesday, November 23
Xbox Live Game With Fame: Ryan CabreraRyan Cabrera, the singer-songwriter with the hit album "You Stand Watching" is bringing his game to the Net and wants to play against you on Xbox Live! On November 29, 2005 from 2PM to 3PM Pacific Time he'll be online under the name "rcabreragwf" and you can chat with him, game with him and more.
For more info on Microsoft's Game With Fame and the celebs you can run into on it, like Ludacris, The Strokes, Hoobastank, Staind, Incubus and Buffalo Bills' running back Willis McGahee, check out their site at www.xbox.com/gamewithfame
Play the King Kong Video Game for FreeBig monkey, big game and you can play it for free! Here's where you can go to try this hot new Xbox 360 game out!
Tuesday, November 22
Watch TV on Your PSP or iPod With TiVo!TiVo is like a VCR, but it records your fave TV shows onto a computer hard drive. Now they're letting you take those recorded shows on the road by plugging 'em into your Sony PSP or Apple iPod. It's coming early in 2006, so get ready!
Mario Kart Online ManiaThe Nintendo DS Mario Kart game lets you play against peeps online with the new Nintendo Wi-Fi setup and since it launched on Wednesday November 16, 2005, it's gone crazy! Tons of gamers are racing online right now so it looks like the DS going online is a smash success.
Pirates vs. Kung Fu Card GamesThe peeps behind the Yu-Gi-Oh! and Vs. System card games have two new card games coming out early in 2006 - Pirates of the Caribbean and Avatar: The Last Airbender. The biggest news is that these two games both use the "Quickstrike" card game system, so you can play them together and have Captain Jack Sparrow duel against Aang!
Monday, November 21
Xbox 360 Game Console Launches Tonight!Microsoft calls it Zero Hour but folks with a calendar call it midnight, November 21, 2005. That's when you can head to your fave local video game store to buy yourself an Xbox 360 - if you're lucky! Rumor is they're in short supply and even the folks who pre-ordered one might not get one. Call a few stores and see if any of 'em have consoles, then pack a sleeping bag and dinner and camp out so you can get one! Just remember, don't buy the discount system, it's junkola!
Nintendo Video Game Movies: Zelda and MetroidThe big N has been working on making a Metroid movie, starring the mercenary girl Samus Aran and her huge power armor. But, with the success of The Lord of the Rings and the upcoming Eragon movie, word is that they're going to make a Legend of Zelda movie! What do you think, is Link an action star? and let us know.
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