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Monday, October 29, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2007 @ 12:13 p.m. PDT

Another day, another batch of games shipped to stores. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are announcements for:

Cars: Mater-National (NDS/PS2/Wii/PS3/X360/PC)

Cars: Mater-National, inspired by the Disney/Pixar animated feature, CARS, features an all-new international group of racers vying for their chance to compete against Lightning McQueen in the First Annual Mater-National Race Festival, hosted by Lightning’s best friend, Mater. Gamers will explore the new and improved open world of Radiator Springs, play in all-new Monster Mode, jump into the fast lane with five new international racing competitors and burn rubber on new tracks. Cars: Mater-National also includes over 20 challenging mini-games, as well as head-to-head competition with over 10 multiplayer games.

Cars: Mater-National, rated E for everyone, is now available on Xbox 360, PS3, and Wii for $49.99, on PS2 for $39.99, the GBA and NDS editions $29.99, and on PC for $19.99.

El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera (NDS)

Based on the popular animated TV series on Nickelodeon, the game marks the property’s video game debut and features the title character in his struggle to choose between good and evil.

In El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera, players will join Manny and his alter-ego, El Tigre, in his quest to save Miracle City. With a crime-fighting father, White Pantera, and a super-villain Granpapi, Puma Loco, Manny is forced to choose between good and evil. Players will need to decide between these two opposing forces, as each action taken in the game will lead to different paths which result in alternate endings. El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera utilizes the DS stylus to execute fighting combos. Fans of the show can explore Miracle City to solve puzzles, unlock areas and gain powerful abilities. The game also features a multiplayer mode enabling players to take on the role of Frida from the show.

El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera is rated E for everyone and is now available for a suggested retail price of $29.99.

Stranglehold (PS3)

The cinematic action video game featuring duel-wielding, stunt-laden gameplay, incredible environmental destruction and an intense online multiplayer experience is available for the PS3 for a U.S. suggested retail price of $59.99. The PS3 collector's edition will feature the game and a full-length version of John Woo's critically acclaimed action film "Hard Boiled" both on the same high-capacity PS3 Blu-ray disc, for a suggested retail price of $69.99. The Xbox 360 version is currently available for a U.S. suggested retail price of $59.99, and $69.99 for the collector's edition. The PC version is currently available for a U.S. suggested retail price of $49.99.

A collaboration with world renowned action film director John Woo's Tiger Hill Entertainment, Stranglehold allows players to experience the excitement of true next-gen action as you take on the role of Inspector Tequila created by John Woo for his influential action film, Hard Boiled starring Chow Yun-Fat. Ensnared by a crime boss with a gripping secret, Inspector Tequila is forced to cross the line from sworn duty to renegade cop. Engage your enemies with intense cinematic gun battles and cause massive environmental damage in real-time or revolutionary slow-motion Tequila Time.

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