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Get the 411 on the Nintendo Wii price and release date, plus info on the Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Blue/Red Rescue Team games!
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Sony and Nintendo are gearing up to bring you the Playstation 3 and Nintendo Wii in time for Christmas and we have the scoop on the Wii right here! This week's gaming news also has the 411 on the new Pokemon Mystery Dungeon video games for GBA and DS. Check out all the buzz below, and don't forget to peek at the list of new video games that drop this week!

Free Xbox 360 Games with Viva Pi�ata!

Viva Pi�ata is an animated TV show about a bunch of fun-loving, candy-filled pi�ata critters who live on an island when they aren't at parties. It's also going to be a video game for the Xbox 360 in November 2006. You'll be able to attract up to 60 different kinds of pi�ata to your pi�ata garden and show them off to your friends online over Xbox Live!

There's also a limited Viva Pi�ata special edition you'll be able to grab for $49.99 US that includes a bunch of extra stuff. Here's the list!

  • LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy game demo.
  • Frogger game demo.
  • Cloning Clyde game demo.
  • Time Pilot game demo.
  • Marble Blast game demo.
  • A sneak peek at the Viva Pi�ata TV show.
  • Electronic Arts Takes on Tony Hawk!

    The biggest video game company in the world is going head-to-head with the greatest skater ever! Tony Hawk's skating video games have been 'da bomb for years and his upcoming Tony Hawk's Project 8 game for PS3 and Xbox 360 sounds cooler every day. But, EA is working on their own skateboarding video game. They're calling it SKATE and it's for PS3 and Xbox 360 too. EA's giving Tony Hawk's games a serious diss too, calling their skating action �button mashing gameplay� and saying that SKATE's unique physics-driven control scheme captures the true feel of skateboarding.

    Big words from EA! Think they'll be able to knock the Hawk off his throne?

    Monday, September 17, 2006

    Nintendo Wii Game Console Price, Release Date and More!

    The Wii is Nintendo's newest game system and it's wacky! It has a remote control for a game controller, built-in wireless internet, free game downloads with the Virtual Console and more. Nintendo just announced that the Wii is going to hit stores on November 19, 2006 for $250 US ($280 CAD). That's $200 cheaper than an Xbox 360 and $350 cheaper than a PS3. It also has a Wii Channel Menu that's awesome for kids and parents cuz it lets you play games, check the weather and news, send or receive pictures and even create graphics you can use in games!

    Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Blue/Red Rescue Team Games

    Pokemon fans have been controlling Pokemon in Pokemon video games for years but that all changes when the Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Blue Rescue Team and Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Red Rescue Team video games drop for the DS and GBA! These games let you become a Pokemon and enter their world! You can team up with other Pokemon to go on rescue missions and even chat with other Pokemon. We'll have more details on Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Blue Rescue Team with Gary's game review, so stay tuned.

    What Video Games are Dropping This Week?

  • September 19 - Capcom Classics Mini Mix for GBA.
  • September 19 - Danny Phantom: Urban Jungle for GBA.
  • September 19 - Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime for DS.
  • September 19 - Everyquest: The Serpent's Spine for PC.
  • September 19 - King of Fighters 2006 for PS2.
  • September 19 - Okami for PS2.
  • September 19 - Open Season for DS, Gamecube, GBA, PC, PS2, PSP, Xbox and Xbox 360.
  • September 19 - Phil of the Future for GBA.
  • September 19 - Strawberry Shortcake: Sweet Dreams for GBA.
  • September 19 - Suite Life of Zack & Cody: Tipton Trouble for DS.
  • September 19 - Zatch Bell! Mamodo Fury for PS2.
  • September 20 - Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Blue Rescue Team for DS.
  • September 20 - Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Red Rescue Team for GBA.
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