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DS Surfs Channels and Web, Pokemon Journey Across USA

Dec 27, 2006

We've got the latest [kwlink]video game news[/kwlink] for you here at Kidzworld! Check out the 411 on what Olympic gold-medal snowboarder Shaun White is doing making a video game and the latest rumors about a sequel to the awesome [kwlink]LEGO Star Wars[/kwlink] video game. Plus, we list all the hot new games that are dropping this week. Check it all out right here!

Nintendo DS Gets TV Channels and Web Surfing!

The [kwlink]Nintendo DS[/kwlink] just became one sweet machine! Nintendo announced a few new things that'll be coming to Japan soon and, hopefully, the rest of the world.
  • Voice Over IP - So you can chat with your friends through your DS.
  • Web Surfing - With a web-surfing cartridge you'll be able to visit Kidzworld.com on your DS!
  • TV - A new add-on will let you watch a TV channel that's designed for mobile phones.

  • Combine these features with the DS' ability to go online and you'll be able to use it as a mini cellphone, web-browser and television. Dang! with your comments!

    Pokemon Journey Across America

    A major new Pokemon event is happening this year! The [kwlink]Pokemon[/kwlink] peeps are taking a trip across America and visiting malls in a bunch of cities. They're bringing special, downloadable Pokemon with them to each location so, if you can get to their special events, you'll be able to download popular and [kwlink]rare Pokemon[/kwlink] like [kwlink]Celebi[/kwlink]! Here's where they're going and when they'll be there.

    02/25/2005 Miami Aventura Mall
    03/04/2006 Tampa Westfield Citrus Park Town Center
    03/11/2006 Atlanta Southlake Mall
    03/15/2006 Houston The Galleria
    03/18/2006 Dallas/Ft. Worth The Parks at Arlington
    03/25/2006 Albuquerque Coronado Center
    04/01/2006 Los Angeles Westfield West Covina
    04/08/2006 San Francisco Bay Area Westfield Valley Fair
    04/15/2006 Portland Clackamas Town Center
    04/22/2006 Seattle Westfield Southcenter
    04/29/2006 Salt Lake City Fashion Place
    05/06/2006 Denver Southwest Plaza
    05/13/2006 Kansas City Independance Mall
    05/21/2006 Minneapolis/St. Paul Mall of America (11am-5pm)
    05/27/2006 Chicago Westfield North Bridge
    06/03/2006 Detroit Great Lakes Crossing
    06/10/2006 Pittsburgh Century III Mall
    06/17/2006 Cincinnati Cincinnati Mills
    06/24/2006 Memphis Wofchase Galleria
    07/01/2006 Raleigh Crabtee Valley Mall
    07/08/2006 Washington, DC Westfield Montgomery
    07/12/2006 Philadelphia King of Prussia Mall
    04/15/2006 Boston Southshore Plaza
    07/22/2006 New York Area Roosevelt Field Mall

    Thursday, February 16, 2006

    How to Win $100,000 With NBA Ballers: Phenom

    Midway games is releasing the upcoming NBA Ballers: Phenom [kwlink]basketball game[/kwlink] with a bang! They're giving gamers a chance to show their game for a chance to win $100,000. All you have to do is practice your moves then, in April 2006, head to The Music Box @ Fonda in Los Angeles and play some 1-on-1 b-ball! The winner walks away with $100,000! To sign up in advance, head to www.nbaballers.com and reserve your spot!

    Wednesday, February 15, 2006

    Yu-Gi-Oh! GX: Rise of the Sacred Beasts

    The Yu-Gi-Oh! GX cartoon is the new generation of the smash hit [kwlink]Yu-Gi-Oh! TV show[/kwlink] and [kwlink]card game[/kwlink]. It's all about the dueling adventures of Jaden Yuki at the [kwlink]Duel Academy[/kwlink] with crazy villains, strange duels, and awesome cards. The latest story, The Rise of the Sacred Beasts, is featured with daily card tips at www.yugioh.com!

    Tuesday, February 14, 2006

    $100,000 Champion With EA's Madden NFL 06

    The game was [kwlink]Madden NFL 06[/kwlink], the matches were played on an Xbox game console, and the final match went down in Honolulu, [kwlink]Hawaii[/kwlink] on February 10, 2006. Eighteen year-old Jarvis Thompson from Upper Marlboro, Maryland walloped 18 year-old Haarwun Brown from Mobile, Alabama 42-18 with the Philadelphia Eagles and his fave player, [kwlink]Donovan McNabb[/kwlink]. His final prize was $100,000!

    Think winning prizes for playing video games is cool? Here's an even cooler fact - some of the champion players were 14 years old! So get out there and compete!

    LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy Preview Pics

    The news just keeps on rolling in on the new [kwlink]LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy[/kwlink]video game. The sequel to Kidzworld's [kwlink]2005 Video Game of the Year[/kwlink] is based around the old [kwlink]Star Wars movies[/kwlink] with Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, [kwlink]TIE Fighters[/kwlink], [kwlink]AT-AT Walkers[/kwlink], Star Destroyers, X-Wing [kwlink]Starfighters[/kwlink], and more. Check out these preview pics and click 'em for a bigger image!

    Feel the Force with these preview pics of the LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy video game!

    Feel the Force with these preview pics of the LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy video game! Feel the Force with these preview pics of the LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy video game! Feel the Force with these preview pics of the LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy video game! Feel the Force with these preview pics of the LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy video game!

    Monday, February 13, 2006

    Shaun White Makes Snowboarding Game

    The gold-medal Olympic snowboarder, [kwlink]Shaun White[/kwlink], is teaming up with the peeps behind the awesome [kwlink]King Kong[/kwlink] video game to make a snowboarding video game! The 19 year-old, six-time [kwlink]X Games[/kwlink] gold medalist picked up Olympic gold at the [kwlink]2006 Winter Olympics[/kwlink] in Turin and he's helping Ubisoft with their new video game. Hang in there and we'll bring you more news as this develops!

    LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy

    Kidzworld's [kwlink]#1 game of 2005[/kwlink] - [kwlink]LEGO Star Wars[/kwlink] - is getting a sequel. Lucasarts is hard at work on LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy, which is based on the 30 year-old Star Wars [kwlink]movies[/kwlink]. This means Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Chewbacca, Han Solo, Star Destroyers, [kwlink]AT-AT Walkers[/kwlink], Ewoks, Death Stars, [kwlink]TIE Fighters[/kwlink] and more awesome action! Keep your eyes on Kidzworld cuz as soon as we get pictures, info or even a game demo, we'll post 'em here for you to check out!

    What Video Games are Dropping This Week?

  • February 14 - EA Sports Fight Night Round 3 for Xbox.
  • February 14 - EA Sports Rugby 06 for PS2 and Xbox.
  • February 14 - Full Auto for Xbox 360.
  • February 14 - Grandia III for PS2.
  • February 14 - Exit for PSP.
  • February 14 - Teen Titans for Xbox.
  • February 15 - Super Black Bass Fishing for DS.
  • February 16 - Star Wars: Empire at War for PC.
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