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Friday, October 30, 2009 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2009 @ 12:00 a.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:


We will update this throughout the day when new announcements become available. Read more for details ...

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Deadly Intent (NDS/Wii/X360/PC)

In CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Deadly Intent, players help solve Las Vegas' most gruesome crimes with the brand new characters and cast from the latest season of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. The video game features five shocking cases written with CSI: Crime Scene Investigation television writers. Exclusive features to CSI: Deadly Intent – The Hidden Cases for the Nintendo DS system allow players to solve additional bizarre cases through an enhanced questioning system and game mechanics with unique touch gameplay. Players will feel like a real CSI character with heart-pounding interrogations, stylish visuals and a unique story structure that unveils the shocking truth when all the cases are linked together.

Game Features:

  • JOIN THE NEW CSI FAMILY… and partner with the cast of the CSI Season 9, including new characters such as Ray Langston (Laurence Fishburne). Work together on crime scenes and help each other during tough suspect interrogations.
  • PUT YOUR EXPERTISE TO THE TEST… as you play one of the most skillful forensic experts to join the Las Vegas CSI team. For the first time ever in the CSI video game series, help other detectives in their investigations and gain their respect through your actions and teamwork.
  • PERFORM THE TASKS OF A CSI DETECTIVE… collect evidence at the crime scene, examine victim's bodies, search for items that might be related to the case and unveil hidden evidence through observation. Interview witnesses and suspects with an improved interrogation system for more realistic character interaction.
  • ANALYZE THE EVIDENCE WITH THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY… use DNA, microscopic analysis and much more.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, rated "M” for Mature, is now available for Wii, NDS, X360 and PC, while CSI: Deadly Intent – The Hidden Cases for the Nintendo DS is rated T for Teen.

Monster 4X4 Stunt Racer(Wii)

Gamers of all ages will enjoy new sets of wheels, high-speed trucks and outrageous stunts. This is the second installment to the second highest selling driving game, Monster 4x4 World Circuit.

Monster 4x4 Stunt Racer will offer gamers completely new experiences to driving by providing over 50 different challenges, brand new vehicles and tracks, vehicle customization, an exclusive wall-riding feature and offers a "party-play” mode four players split-screen and online. Some of the modes in these challenges include a combat option where you can launch bombs and missles causing your challenger(s) to take flight, and a stunt option where you can multiply maneuvers and tricks to increase your score.

Monster 4X4 Stunt Racer key features:

  • Players can use nitro to pull off crazy stunts like barrel rolls and back flips. Drive up vertical walls to reach shortcuts, avoid difficult terrain and cross the finish line right before your friends.
  • Monster 4x4: Stunt Racer takes players through new tracks ranging from inner-city construction sites to out-of-town canyons. Each track will provide a new driving experience. The various terrains will have different effects on the truck. Avoid mud pools and patches of ice or risk losing control.
  • Players can navigate their way through levels by choosing between different routes that vary in difficulty. Decide between scoring points to gain nitro and taking the racing line to make up time. This includes 50 different challenges across 10 ranks and over 30 side missions.
  • Have fun playing with friends and family with up to four players on split-screen in a variety of multiplayer games including Racing, Freestyle Show-Off and Last Man Standing.
  • Easy, wheel-friendly handling gives full and intuitive control over your truck as you push it to the limit.
  • Whether it's a European Super Car or a powerful American SUV, Monster 4x4: Stunt Racer has a vehicle to match individual driving styles. Every vehicle part (spoiler, tires, engine…) can be upgraded, giving an extra edge during the race. This includes six fully upgradable vehicles and five un-lockable supercars.

Monster 4x4 Stunt Racer is available for the Nintendo Wii system, is rated "E” for Everyone and available for an MSRP of $29.99 with the wheel or $19.99 without the wheel.

DanceDanceRevolution Hottest Party 3 (Wii)

Featuring new gameplay that delivers physically engaging, innovative and easy-to-pick-up-and-play mechanics, DanceDanceRevolution Hottest Party 3 boast a bounty of new and enhanced features including improved graphics, new customizations, and all-new game modes. Also, for the first time, Wii users will be able to show off their moves using the Wii Balance Board.

Never short on a wide variety of great tunes, this year's DanceDanceRevolution versions of the best-selling franchise come with 50 all-new songs including major licensed master tracks and originals. No matter what musical taste a dancer might have, they will be able to find the perfect song as they choose from the likes of Rihanna (Disturbia), Ne-Yo (Closer), Pussycat Dolls (When I Grow Up), P!nk (So What), Black Eyed Peas (Let's Get it Started), and more.

The original get-up-and-move video game, DanceDanceRevolution has become known worldwide for its effectiveness as a fitness and weight loss tool. Like its predecessors, these DanceDanceRevolution titles come with a user-friendly "Workout Mode" that allows players to easily manage their personal information and watch the calories melt away on a calorie counter located on screen. So, whether dancing for fun or to lose that extra baggage, the latest additions to the famed franchise provides the ultimate music and dance experience for the entire family to enjoy.

The Wii is the place to be for DanceDanceRevolution this year as players can take advantage of the innovations that the console delivers to make the dancing experience so much more than following the arrows with their feet. By using the  Wii Nunchuk and Wii Remote and, for the first time, the  Wii Balance Board™ they can now follow the  Hip Bump Arrows, Hip Rolls and Punch Markers while moving their hips as they enjoy a full body dance experience. Additionally, the Wii™ exclusive Lesson Mode, "DDR School", teaches newcomers how to play DanceDanceRevolution with ease.

DanceDanceRevolution Hottest Party 3, rated "E10+", is now in retail stores now for $69.99, and comes bundled with a DanceDanceRevolution controller mat.

DanceDanceRevolution X2 (PS2)

Featuring new gameplay that delivers physically engaging, innovative and easy-to-pick-up-and-play mechanics, DanceDanceRevolution X2 boast a bounty of new and enhanced features including improved graphics, new customizations, and all-new game modes.

Never short on a wide variety of great tunes, this year's DanceDanceRevolution versions of the best-selling franchise come with 50 all-new songs including major licensed master tracks and originals. No matter what musical taste a dancer might have, they will be able to find the perfect song as they choose from the likes of Rihanna (Disturbia), Ne-Yo (Closer), Pussycat Dolls (When I Grow Up), P!nk (So What), Black Eyed Peas (Let's Get it Started), and more.

The original get-up-and-move video game, DanceDanceRevolution has become known worldwide for its effectiveness as a fitness and weight loss tool. Like its predecessors, these DanceDanceRevolution titles come with a user-friendly "Workout Mode" that allows players to easily manage their personal information and watch the calories melt away on a calorie counter located on screen. So, whether dancing for fun or to lose that extra baggage, the latest additions to the famed franchise provides the ultimate music and dance experience for the entire family to enjoy.

A staple on the PS2, DanceDanceRevolution has earned a reputation for finding new ways to innovate the gameplay on the console every year. In this year's version, Konami introduces the brand new "Dice Master Mode" where players roll the dice to receive a dance challenge. If they choose to accept the challenge, the pressure is on for them to prove that they are the ultimate DanceDanceRevolution champion.

DanceDanceRevolution X2, rated "E10+", is now in retail stores now for $39.99, and comes bundled with a DanceDanceRevolution controller mat.

101-in-1 Party Megamix (Wii)

101-in-1 Party Megamix is a collection of one hundred and one family-friendly, addictive games all set in a variety of themes. Kids and adults who are racing fans, sports nuts, old school arcade gamers, action addicts, casual gamers, and fans of brain-teasing puzzles will find favorites to play solo or together in 101-in-1 Party Megamix

Friends and family members will have boundless fun mastering games in three different modes: TV Guide, Zapping, and Marathon. Featuring eight differently-themed channels, TV Guide mode challenges players to beat high scores to unlock more games and earn bonus prizes to decorate their player profiles with. Zapping mode provides instant access to any currently unlocked game. Up to four players can join the party in Marathon mode where everyone plays five randomly selected games in a row and competes for the highest score! Players can take on the one hundred and one challenges alone to access every last game, or make it a family competition, and see who can unlock the most games. Up to four profiles can be saved per console so each player's individual progress is maintained.

Boasting one hundred and one games, three different modes, four profiles, the ability to play alone or with friends, and priced at just $19.99, 101-in-1 Party Megamix offers endless family-friendly variety, replayability, and value!

Annie’s Millions Plus (PC)

Annie’s Millions Plus includes the fun and exciting shopping spree hidden object game Annie’s Millions with three bonus titles.

With Annie’s Millions Plus you get four full games for the price of just one! Annie’s Millions Plus includes:

  • Annie’s Million’s - Calling all super-shoppers! Annie has a million-dollar gold card and needs help spending her new-found riches, fast! When her Uncle Dave issues a challenge to Annie and her cousins, Annie is in a race to spend $1 million as quickly as possible. Quality counts, too, and the winner walks away as the sole heir to Uncle Dave's entire fortune! Help Annie find good buys in this million-dollar shopping spree that leads all the way from the city's flea markets to its swanky, high-class boutiques. You'll need a discerning eye in this challenging mix of hidden object gameplay, puzzles and more!
  • Alice’s Magical Mahjong - Head down the rabbit hole for fanciful mahjong fun with a hidden object twist! Inspired by Lewis Carroll's classic story, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Alice's Magical Mahjong is an imaginative journey through a charming world. Help the quirky characters of Wonderland by matching tiles in more than 175 layouts. Between levels, join the white rabbit, the mad hatter, the caterpillar and more on a search for hidden items in 20 beautifully detailed scenes.
  • WordEm - WordEm is an elegant, arcade style word puzzler that combines the best of both worlds - test your speed & dexterity while challenging your vocabulary & thinking skills! Each face of the 3 dimensional game cube contains a unique letter. Rotate the cube to select the letter you want, then position it to create high scoring 3 to 8 letter words using high point value letters. Solve level objectives on each of 20 tricky levels to advance, and to ultimately prove your skill as the fastest wordsmith around!
  • Mayawaka - Enter Mayawaka, the Worlds of Wonder, and embark upon a mystical adventure unlike any other. Maneuver your brave little character across each ancient pyramid, moving quickly and carefully to avoid evil creatures. Collect all eight carved totems to conquer the lords of the underworld and restore happiness and harmony to the land. Complete challenging special quests between pyramids to keep your skills sharp for the treacherous journey that lies ahead!
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