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Thursday, December 18, 2008 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2008 @ 2:55 a.m. PST

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:

Neopets Puzzle Adventure (Wii)

Neopets Puzzle Adventure takes puzzle solving skills to new levels with a unique Neopets spin. Based on the classic board game, "Reversi", Neopets Puzzle Adventure is a robust and fully integrated Neopets experience as it includes 150 different quests across vast Neopian lands, a variety of the most popular customizable Neopets to choose from, and several fun mini-games to add depth and fun to the gameplay. As a bonus to Neopets fans, players will be able to earn codes throughout the game that connect back to the Neopets site by achieving certain goals throughout the DS, Wii or PC game. These unique codes will allow players to unlock exclusive items back in their virtual world on

Neopets Puzzle Adventure is the only multi-platform puzzle adventure console game based on the popular virtual, global community. For the Neopets fan, Neopets Puzzle Adventure is a must-have game with its intuitive "pick up and play" game play pattern and new never-before-seen areas in the Neopets universe to explore. Neopets Puzzle Adventure will incorporate several different mini-games, 150 petpets, as well as more than 300 items to equip various Neopet characters, recipes, treasures, awards and more.

Summer Sports 2: Island Sports Party (Wii)

Summer Sports 2: Island Sports Party features an all-new island with new games, improved visuals, new game modes, and more! Grab your friends and dive into 12 distinct games: Bocce Ball, Archery, Basketball, Football Toss, Mini-Golf, Shuffleboard and more! The cool island breeze is calling your name!


  • 12 High Energy Games: Adventure Island has a whole new set of games for you to play! Choose from Target Football, Archery, Bocce Ball, Soccer, Mini-Golf, Shuffleboard, Ten Pin Shuffleboard, and five types of Basketball fun!
  • Multiplayer Mayhem: Compete against up to 3 friends in multiplayer action. Play competitively or cooperatively against AI opponents.
  • Show off your new moves: Get amazing air with the new Slam Dunk System! Aim carefully as you draw your bow and arrow to hit your target! Toss a football with pinpoint accuracy to hit moving targets.
  • A brand new island to explore: Experience a lush new tropical island with enhanced visual effects. Check out some of the most realistic character animations on the Wii console yet!

Summer Sports 2: Island Sports Party is currently available in North America.

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