MapleStory, Heroes, Star Wars, PS3s and Operation Smile
It's time for more sweet [kwlink]game news[/kwlink] here at Kidzworld! What do we have this week? A free [kwlink]MapleStory[/kwlink] code for the online game, info on a new [kwlink]superhero card game[/kwlink] from Upper Deck, a free video of [kwlink]Lara Croft[/kwlink] plus previews of [kwlink]Star Wars Miniatures[/kwlink] and [kwlink]D&D Minis![/kwlink] We also have news about how to help the Operation Smile charity, as well as how Sony made the new PS3 a rip-off on purpose. Check it out below and don't forget the list of all the new games that drop this week for every game system from [kwlink]Nintendo DS[/kwlink] to [kwlink]Xbox 360[/kwlink], [kwlink]Wii[/kwlink], [kwlink]PS3[/kwlink], [kwlink]PSP[/kwlink] and even for your PC.
Marvel Ultimate Battles Card Game Announced!Upper Deck, the folks who make the [kwlink]Yu-Gi-Oh![/kwlink], [kwlink]World of Warcraft[/kwlink] and [kwlink]Vs. System[/kwlink] card games have a new one coming - Marvel Ultimate Battles! It lets you play cards as your favorite superheroes, like [kwlink]Iron Man[/kwlink], [kwlink]Spider-Man[/kwlink], [kwlink]The Hulk[/kwlink], Captain America and more. You'll be able to battle with your [kwlink]friends[/kwlink] with a fast, easy to learn game! It drops in April 2008 with Iron Man and The Hulk 48-card [kwlink]Starter Decks[/kwlink] or nine-card Booster Packs.
Operation Smile CharityHasbro's releasing the new Operation Rescue Kit board game on its 25th anniversary and they're also doing a special charity drive to help the Operation Smile kids medical charity! They have special events all over [kwlink]North America[/kwlink] where you can get your picture taken with [kwlink]celebrities[/kwlink]. But, you can also help right now. Just head over to www.operation.com and click on the Oxygen Pump Button to get Hasbro to donate $0.25 more to the charity.
Sony's Ripping You Off With the PS3Remember how the new, cheaper [kwlink]PS3 doesn't play PS2 games?[/kwlink] Well, it could, it just needs Sony to add a program to it. And it's a program they already have so it would be super easy. But they won't. Why not? Because they want you to buy [kwlink]PS3 games[/kwlink] and they figure if they make it so you can't play [kwlink]PS2 games[/kwlink], you will. They're doing it on purpose. That sucks.
MapleStory iTCG Website & Free Online Game CodeThe [kwlink]MapleStory iTCG[/kwlink] is coming on November 7, 2007 but the website's up already and it's loaded with previews! Not only that, it also has a bonus web code you can use to get a free power-up in the MapleStory online game. How? Easy - head to www.maplestorycardgame.com and watch a short video!
Lara Croft: Anniversary Wii Game VideoLara Croft turns 10 and she's celebrating with a trip back in time! The first Tomb Raider game has been redesigned for the Wii to let you play the original game, plus an extra 4-6 hours of fun. Right-click the video you want to watch and choose to save it to your Desktop - once it downloads, double-click it to watch it.
WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2008 Game VideoCheck out this quick video clip of the upcoming WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2008 wrestling video game!
Star Wars Miniatures: The Force Unleashed PreviewOn November 16, 2007 the new Star Wars Miniatures: The Force Unleashed set arrives! It brings a bunch of cool new aliens from the upcoming [kwlink]The Force Unleashed[/kwlink] video game, including 10 huge ones and 14 new creatures, and puts them into the [kwlink]Star Wars Miniatures[/kwlink] game. Check out these previews for a sneak peek at what's coming.
D&D Miniatures: Desert of Desolation PreviewRolling out on November 7, 2007, the new Desert of Desolation set for the [kwlink]D&D Miniatures[/kwlink] game brings 60 new critters to the game of fantasy battles. We have previews right here, including Bruenor Battlehamer - dwarven king and ally of the infamous dark elf, Drizzt Do'Urden!
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