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Skate 2 and Sonic Videos, Star Wars Preview and DS Defense!

Sep 29, 2008

This week's [kwlink]game news[/kwlink] has some sweet stuff for you to check out! We kick things off with skating tips from EA, add in some Hedgehog combo-move action, a bit of exclusive Star Wars preview fun and then top it all off with news about a hyper-addictive game that's coming to DS. Check it out here, plus 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!

Twice the Tricks

Want to know how to pull of twice as many [kwlink]skating moves?[/kwlink] EA's video game developers have the scoop for you with a video for Skate 2 that shows you how to double your bag of tricks by pulling one-handed moves, boneless jumps and even getting off your board and moving things around in the game so you can build the [kwlink]perfect spot[/kwlink] to pull [kwlink]mad tricks[/kwlink]. Download the Skate 2 video here for the word from Jay Balmer and Cuz - just don't do the mean thing they do at the end of the video!
  • Skate 2 – New Tricks Video - .mov file (383MB)
  • One-Two-Hedgehog!

    [kwlink]Sonic[/kwlink] and [kwlink]friends[/kwlink] have a lot of enemies coming after them in the upcoming [kwlink]Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood[/kwlink] RPG for DS. To help them clobber, thump and stomp on all their enemies, they have a pack of touch-screen activated combo moves they can unleash. To see these moves, download the movie here and watch them!
  • Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood – Combos Video - .mov file (91MB)
  • Star Wars: Clone Wars Preview

    The Star Wars Miniatures: Clone Wars set is almost here! It follows the adventures of [kwlink]Anakin Skywalker[/kwlink], Ahsoka, Yoda, Count Dooku, Rotta and more of the characters from the [kwlink]Star Wars: Clone Wars[/kwlink] movie and upcoming cartoon series. The best part is that it brings them to life as plastic figures you can command in [kwlink]sci-fi battles[/kwlink] at home. To celebrate the new 40-figure set, we have an exclusive preview of Anakin Skywalker, Champion of Nelvaan. Take a look at this powerful [kwlink]lightsaber-wielding[/kwlink] warrior right here!

    The Star Wars Miniatures: Clone Wars set brings characters from the Star Wars: Clone Wars movie and cartoon to life!

    SWM: Anakin Skywalker, Champion of Nelvaan

    Figure: Anakin Skywalker, Champion of Nelvaan
    Faction: Republic
    Cost: 49
    Hit Points: 120
    Defense: 19
    Attack: 12
    Damage: 20
    Set #: 3/40
    Rarity: Rare
    Special Abilities:
  • Unique
  • Melee Attack
  • Djem So Style - Whenever this character is hit by a melee attack, make a save of 11. On a success, this character can make an immediate attack against that attacker.
  • Twin Attack - Whenever this character attacks, he makes one extra attack against the same target.
  • Force Powers:
  • Force 2.
  • Force Renewal 1.
  • Force Grip - Force 1, replaces attacks: sight; 10 damage.
  • Lightsaber Block - Force 1: When hit by a melee attack, this character takes no damage with a save of 11.
  • Addictive DS Gaming!

    The addictive fun of the Desktop Tower Defense online flash game is coming to the Nintendo DS! THQ, the folks behind [kwlink]Drawn to Life: SpongeBob SquarePants[/kwlink] and other awesome games, are converting it. It'll be ready to take with you anywhere you go in March 2009 so get ready!

    What Video Games are Dropping This Week?

  • Sept 30 - Margot's Word Brain for DS.
  • Sept 30 - Onimusha Essentials for PS2.
  • Sept 30 - Pop Cutie! Street Fashion Simulation for DS.
  • Sept 30 - Princess Debut for DS.
  • Sept 30 - [kwlink]Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood[/kwlink] for DS.
  • Sept 30 - The Hardy Boys: The Hidden Theft for PC.
  • Sept 30 - Valhalla Knights 2 for PSP.
  • Sept 30 - We Cheer for Wii.
  • Oct 01 - Age of Booty for PC, PS3.
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