Captain Flamingo, Free Online Pirates and Thrillville Wins Big!
This week’s news was delayed a day by a tiny game with a huge dose of action – Ratchet & Clank: Size Matter for PSP. But check out the 411 with the latest gaming news right here! From YTV’s Captain Flamingo getting his online game on, to a free Pirates of the Caribbean game and some awesome news for Lucasarts’ Thrillville rollercoaster game for the PS2, PSP and Xbox - all the news is here. We've also included a list of all the new games that drop this week for every game system from Nintendo DS to Xbox 360, Wii, PS3 and even for your PC!
YTV’s Captain Flamingo Online Game!The heroic Captain Flamingo has his own cartoon TV show on YTV but that’s not enough for the mighty superhero! He’s taking it one step further with his very own online game that lets you play through four levels of action, adventure and excitement. It’s free to play, pretty fun and you can even enter a contest to have someone draw you into an upcoming Captain Flamingo cartoon! Head to www.ytv.com/captainflamingo for more information.
Pirates of the Caribbean Free Online GameYar-har! Join Captain Jack Sparrow, Will Turner, Elizabeth Swann, Davey Jones and more of the pirates from Disney’s The Pirates of the Caribbean movies with the Pirates of the Caribbean Online video game! It’s coming in spring 2007 and lets you search for treasure and become a famous pirate. Not only that, you can play for free! You’ll be able to download the Basic Access version for free, or you can hand over some cashola for the ad-free Unlimited Access version that comes with extra options. Stay tuned for more info, including an announcement when the game goes live!
Thrillville Rollercoaster PS2 Game Wins BigLucasarts, the game crew behind all the [kwlink]Star Wars[/kwlink] video games, including the award-winning LEGO Star Wars and LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy, busted out another winner last year with Thrillville! It’s a rollercoaster theme park game for PS2, PSP and Xbox that lets you build a whole bunch of crazy fun into a park. It’s also loaded with mini-games and even more fun. It dropped on November 21, 2006 and sold 500,000 copies by the end of the year! Not only that, it won an award from the Children’s Technology Review magazine and was called one of the best new kids games of 2006. If you’re looking for a new game, check it out, but make sure you bring your own popcorn.
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