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Game News: 2006, 01, 08-14

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2006 is movin' on with [kwlink]new games[/kwlink], [kwlink]new game news[/kwlink] and more, and we have the latest info for you right here! From the upcoming Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Duel Academy video game for the GBA to news on more online action for the [kwlink]Sony PSP[/kwlink] handheld gaming system. Check it all out here.

Star Wars Miniatures: Attack on Endor

The new [kwlink]Star Wars Miniatures[/kwlink] expansion is all about turning the cute & cuddly Ewoks into jam using a giant robot! Check out this pic of the upcoming set and the stats for the massive AT-ST Walker that comes in each box. Click it for a bigger picture.
The giant AT-ST Walker has huge blasters and tons of armor!

Star Wars Miniatures: AT-ST Fig Info

Figure: AT-ST
Faction: Imperial
Cost: 54
Hit Points: 120
Defense: 14
Attack: +8
Damage: 40
Set #: 1/4
Rarity: Rare
Special Abilities:
  • Damage Reduction 10 - (Whenever this character takes damage, reduce the damage dealt by 10. Adjacent enemies with lightsabers ignore this special ability)
  • Double Attack - (On its turn, this character can make 1 extra attack instead of moving)
  • Grenades 20 - (Replaces attacks; range 6; 20 damage to target and to each character adjacent to that target; save 11)
  • Mobile Attack - (Can move both before and after attacking)
  • Mounted Weapon - (Only allies with Mounted Weapon or adjacent allies with Gunner can combine fire with this character)
  • Rigid - (Can't squeeze)
  • Playstation 3 Price $500?!?

    Rumors about the [kwlink]PS3[/kwlink]price are going crazy! The next-gen Sony console is due out this year but Sony hasn't given the official word on the price yet. Peeps are guessing the price will be as high as $700 US and as low as $400 US. The best guess is that it'll cost $500 US, $100 more than the [kwlink]Xbox 360[/kwlink]! What do you think? and let him know.

    Wednesday, January 11, 2006

    Sony PSP Game Lineup!

    Sony's kickin' off 2006 with a bundle of games for their [kwlink]PSP handheld[/kwlink] game system! Check out what's coming early this year:
  • Ape Escape Academy - Help Specter train his monkeys so he can take over the world on January 17!
  • Daxter - [kwlink]Jak[/kwlink]'s lil' buddy gets his own adventure game and has to save Jack when it drops in March.
  • MLB 06 The Show - Baseball, [kwlink]baseball[/kwlink], and more baseball! Coming on March 1.
  • Neopets: Petpet Adventures - The Wand of Wishing - We're all over this adventure/RPG game for the PSP! Check out our pics below and our preview, [kwlink]right here[/kwlink] while you wait for it to drop on February 28.
  • Pursuit Force - Vroom! Chase down evil and blast 'em to bits in this action-packed racing game when it drops in March.
  • Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror - It's [kwlink]spy time[/kwlink] when this exciting game drops in March.
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Movie Video Game

    The turtles have a new computer-generated movie coming out and the peeps behind the butt-kickin' King Kong video game are making a video game based on it! It'll be turtle-fu action with Leonardo, Raphael, Michaelangelo, and Donatello when this sucker arrives in 2007!

    Tuesday, January 10, 2006

    Majesco Puts Shrek and Shark Tale on GBA!

    The [kwlink]GBA Video Player[/kwlink] from Majesco has let you watch your [kwlink]fave cartoons[/kwlink] on your GBA for a while now, but they've just managed to pack entire movies into it! You can watch the awesome [kwlink]Shrek[/kwlink] and [kwlink]Shark Tale[/kwlink] flicks right now, and there's more on the way. Stay tuned to Kidzworld and we'll keep you informed.

    Neopets: Petpet Adventures: The Wand of Wishing Preview

    The cute lil' Petpets from Neopia are coming to the [kwlink]Sony PSP[/kwlink] in February but we have a preview right now! Check out these pics, click 'em for a bigger pic, and stay tuned for more info on this cool sounding video game.
    Check out this Neopets: Petpet Adventures: The Wand of Wishing PSP game screenshot! Check out this Neopets: Petpet Adventures: The Wand of Wishing PSP game screenshot!
    Check out this Neopets: Petpet Adventures: The Wand of Wishing PSP game screenshot! Check out this Neopets: Petpet Adventures: The Wand of Wishing PSP game screenshot!
    Check out this Neopets: Petpet Adventures: The Wand of Wishing PSP game screenshot! Check out this Neopets: Petpet Adventures: The Wand of Wishing PSP game screenshot!

    Monday, January 9, 2006

    Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Duel Academy GBA Game Preview Pics

    The latest [kwlink]Yu-Gi-Oh! video game[/kwlink] is coming soon and it's based on the new Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Duel Academy [kwlink]anime[/kwlink] series. With all-new duelists, all-[kwlink]new cards[/kwlink], all-new duels, and more, this game sounds great! Check out these preview pics.
    Check out this pic from the upcoming Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Duelist Academy GBA video game! Check out this pic from the upcoming Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Duelist Academy GBA video game!
    Check out this pic from the upcoming Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Duelist Academy GBA video game! Check out this pic from the upcoming Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Duelist Academy GBA video game!

    Sony PSP Gets Connected Online in March

    Sony is adding more power to the [kwlink]PSP[/kwlink] in March 2006 when the new Connect service goes online. Sony's Connect service lets you download music right now, but the new version will also have videos, movies, and [kwlink]games[/kwlink] that you can download onto your PSP. Score!

    What Video Games are Dropping This Week?

  • January 10 - Castlevania Double Pack for GBA.
  • January 10 - Mega Man X Collection for Gamecube and PS2.
  • January 10 - Samurai Showdown V for Xbox.
  • January 10 - Wild ARMs 4 for PS2.
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