Game News: 2006, 01, 22-28
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Dance Dance Revolution vs. Your Chubby Butt!Konami's putting their [kwlink]award-winning[/kwlink][kwlink]Dance Dance Revolution[/kwlink] video game into 765 West Virginia schools over the next two years. Why? To get all the pudgy peeps [kwlink]dance-dance-dancing[/kwlink] their way into slimmer jeans! Seriously, the DDR games are a great way to bust out your dance moves to cool beats and get some fun exercise. If you're in West Virginia, and let us know what you think!
Celebs Hang With Nintendo at the Sundance Film FestParis Hilton was just one of the celebs who took a [kwlink]video game[/kwlink] break with Nintendo while they were watching the [kwlink]hottest films[/kwlink] at the Sundance Film Festival. Other video-gamin' celebs include [kwlink]Lance Bass[/kwlink], [kwlink]Lucy Liu[/kwlink], and [kwlink]The Beastie Boys[/kwlink]!
Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Atomic Betty Saves Cingular Cell PhonesThe super-duper action-hero [kwlink]Atomic Betty[/kwlink] is saving the day for Cingular cell phone users! She has a new Atomic Betty Mobile Game that just launched in January. You can find it in the Cartoon Network category right now so go for it and have fun!
LEGO Star Wars Saves Lara CroftEidos is the company that made Kidzworld's [kwlink]#1 Video Game of the Year[/kwlink], LEGO Star Wars video game that you can play on Gamecube, GBA, Playstation 2 and Xbox. They're also behind all the [kwlink]Lara Croft[/kwlink] video games, including the new Tomb Raider Legend. Thing is, they were having a rough year until, suddenly, [kwlink]LEGO Star Wars[/kwlink] kicked a clone-army worth of butt and made them some serious cashola. The Force is strong with this game!
Tuesday, January 24, 2006
2K Games Gets Hit by Huge Fire!The award-winning game developer has made some smokin' hot games, like [kwlink]NBA 2K6[/kwlink] and the upcoming Torino 2006. But, their New York office building at 575 Broadway just got hit by a fire that took nearly 200 [kwlink]firefighters[/kwlink] to put out. Word from the head-geek is that one side of the office got toasted good but half of it is still fine.
Professional Gamer, Fatal1ty, Interviewed on 60 MinutesThe world-famous pro-gamer, Jonathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel, chatted with 60 Minutes this weekend about being a cyber-athlete. The dude made $4,000 US at his first gaming tournament and now, after six years as a pro gamer, he's 24 and has racked up more than $300,000 US! He's no pudgy gamer though, he [kwlink]works out[/kwlink] to stay fit and make sure that he's in top form. In high-school he was even a star [kwlink]tennis player[/kwlink]! He says that being a pro gamer is all about hand-eye coordination, lightning reflexes, and having a quick mind.
Monday, January 23, 2006
Free Final Fantasy Video Game for Xbox 360!That's right, if you have an Xbox 360 you can get a free [kwlink]Final Fantasy[/kwlink] video game! Square Enix, the folks who make Final Fantasy, have released a free Final Fantasy XI [kwlink]game demo[/kwlink] on a disc in the February Xbox Magazine. It's in stores now so go give it a try!
Sonic Riders Preview Pics!We have preview pics for the upcoming [kwlink]Sonic[/kwlink] Riders airboard [kwlink]racing game[/kwlink] from Sega! Check 'em out here and click for a bigger pic.
FIFA Street 2 Arena Preview Pics!Check out pics of these two arenas from FIFA Street 2! Click 'em for a bigger image.
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