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June 2018

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Academy of Champions: Soccer (Wii)

Featuring legendary sports icons Pelé and U.S. soccer champion Mia Hamm, Academy of Champions: Soccer will deliver an engaging, interactive experience for kids and their families with easy pickup-and-play controls and entertaining head-to-head multiplayer matches. Academy of Champions is rated "E” for Everyone and has an MSRP of $29.99.

In Academy of Champions: Soccer, players improve their skills, recruit new team members and build the best possible squad to defeat their rival Academy and win the champion cup. The game is compatible with the Wii Balance Board and Wii MotionPlus accessories, so young soccer fans and their friends and family will enjoy playing together in a humorous, interactive universe that features over-the-top gameplay, entertaining fantastical environments, and innovative challenges.

Key Features:

  • Action-Packed 5-on-5 Party Soccer - Learn incredible moves that you never thought possible. Pickup-and-play controls make Academy of Champions playable by kids of all ages. Upgrade your skills and buy equipment to become the very best.
  • Over 12 Mini-Games in a World Full of Excitement - Take part in easy-to-play mini-games involving goalkeeping, shooting, passing and tackles. Will you be able to master Brazilian Freestyle juggling with your Wii Balance Board?
  • Pelé is your Headmaster – Discover the true value of fair play and respect. The legendary Pelé will guide you on your dream adventure and teach you the skills necessary to compete at the highest level.
  • Immersive Story-Driven Experience - Develop your super skills in the imaginative world of Brightfield Academy. Battle your way to the top to defeat the evil Scythemore Academy!
  • Multiplayer - Have a friend help you out on your adventure or challenge them head-to-head!
  • Unlock Some Famous Video Game Characters - Take control of the Raving Rabbids, Sam Fisher, Altair, the Prince of Persia and Rayman who appear as kids!
  • Wii MotionPlus - Brand new peripheral is supported in core gameplay.

Band Hero (NDS/PS2/Wii/PS3/X360)

Band Hero explodes onto the scene with the most exciting and accessible set lists everyone can enjoy at home or on the road, featuring chart-topping tracks from the most popular bands of yesterday and today. With the console versions, up-and-coming pop superstars can create the band of their dreams with any combination of multiple guitarists, bassists, drummers and vocalists or hit all the high notes together in the new karaoke-style Sing-Along mode. Fans can also step into the spotlight as their favorite popular music stars with Taylor Swift and Maroon 5's Adam Levine making appearances as playable characters.

"Band Hero takes the critically acclaimed Guitar Hero 5 game features to new heights and delivers the most popular artists into your living room," said Dan Rosensweig, president and chief executive officer of Guitar Hero. "As our first E10+ rated console game, Band Hero will become the new soundtrack to family game night."

Hit the road with Band Hero as Nintendo DS Lite owners join the band with an all-new gameplay experience that allows full band play on-the-go for any combination of guitar, bass, drums and vocals. Featuring an exclusive set list, Band Hero for Nintendo DS Lite extends the renowned guitar-only gameplay from the Guitar Hero On Tour series to full band play with the introduction of the innovative Drum Grip and use of the built-in microphone for vocal play. Band Hero for Nintendo DS Lite players can also connect to the Wii version to unlock extra gameplay and content including Fan Request challenges.

Band Hero for Wii also features multiple exclusive game modes for Nintendo fans that will allow living room rock stars to interact with their music and friends in a new social gameplay experience. While players and their bands are rocking away on the Wii version of Band Hero, family and friends who own Nintendo DS or Nintendo DSi can update and change the band's set list on the fly giving them the ability to experience the performance they want in DS Party Play. Nintendo DS fans can virtually live the life of a band roadie thanks to Roadie Battle mode which allows up to two Nintendo DS players to connect with two Band Hero Wii guitarists for an intense competition of navigating from one side of the stage to the other trying to sabotage opponents' equipment while repairing any damage to their own. Band Hero also features Mii Freestyle Mode made popular in Guitar Hero 5. In addition, an all-new drum kit controller featuring a slimmer, more sturdy design and quiet 'floating' drum heads will be available at launch, bundled exclusively with the Wii band kit version of Band Hero.

Band Hero also offers a great value to owners of multiple Guitar Hero games by allowing players to import select songs from Guitar Hero 5, Guitar Hero Smash Hits and Guitar Hero World Tour. In addition, Guitar Hero fans can play most of their purchased Guitar Hero World Tour or Guitar Hero 5 downloadable content in Band Hero, for a music library that consists of hundreds of tracks.

Brought to you by the makers of Guitar Hero, one of the best-selling video game franchises of all time, Band Hero features the hottest chart-topping hits from everyone's favorite bands including Fall Out Boy, Nelly Furtado, Lily Allen, The All-American Rejects and Jackson 5. Band Hero is the ultimate party game where friends and family can choose to join the band or "take five" at any time without interrupting the performance in Party Play mode. Band Hero allows fans to create the band of their dreams, using any combination of vocals and guitar or drum controllers, providing budding pop stars the chance to customize how they interact with and experience their favorite music.

In addition, Band Hero players can step into the spotlight as their own Xbox Avatar in the Xbox 360 version of the game. Taking full advantage of the latest technology available from Xbox Live , pop hopefuls can create the ultimate pop super-group and mix and match their Xbox Avatars with all-new character Quincy Styles, redesigned Guitar Hero favorites like Judy Nails, Midori and Axel Steel, or even alongside in-game talent.

Band Hero, rated "E10+" (Everyone 10 years and older – Mild Lyrics, Mild Suggestive Themes), was developed by Neversoft for X360 and PS3, by Vicarious Visions for the NDS Lite and Wii and by Budcat for the PS2.

Chronicles of Mystery: Curse of the Ancient Temple (NDS)

Sylvie Leroux, the young but ambitious archeologist of the popular Chronicles of Mystery series, is off to France for the adventure of a lifetime.

"With its easily accessible gameplay, great story and fun mix of puzzle-solving and deductive reasoning, Chronicles of Mystery: Curse of the Ancient Temple is a perfect game for the diverse Nintendo DS audience," said Lisa Rivera, vice president of Sales for City Interactive. "Since its introduction, the Chronicles of Mystery series has appealed to the casual game player, especially mystery and puzzle fans. However, as the series progresses, we've seen more and more hardcore players who want a fun portable game experience adopting the series as well."

Travel with Sylvie Leroux and she jets off to France at the request of her uncle, a world renowned historian. After arriving in France, Sylvie quickly learns her uncle is missing and it is up to players to help Sylvie as she relies upon logic and her people skills to decipher the clues to the forgotten secrets of the famed Knights Hospitaller.

Chronicles of Mystery: Curse of the Ancient Temple combines classic point-and-click gameplay with popular hidden object puzzles in order to unlock clues in the mystery of Sylvie's missing uncle.

Chronicles of Mystery: Curse of the Ancient Temple, rated 'E' for Everyone, is now available for $19.99.

C.O.P. The Recruit (NDS)

C.O.P. The Recruit is an open world action-adventure game specifically designed for the Nintendo DS system.

"C.O.P. The Recruit gives DS fans the opportunity to fight crime and protect New York City in an impressive, fully rendered 3D open world," said Adam Novickas, director of marketing for Ubisoft. "With its awesome graphics and action-packed gameplay, we're confident that gamers will share in our enthusiasm for this one-of-a-kind title."

You are Dan Miles, a former underground street racer and new recruit in the Criminal Overturn Program (C.O.P.). Under the terms of the C.O.P., you have become a street detective working to protect New York citizens against large-scale threats. Working with your mentor, Detective Brad Winter, you are investigating a series of terrorist attacks in the city when Brad is falsely arrested, putting the investigation on hold. While trying to uncover the truth behind Brad's arrest, Dan goes undercover and returns to his life on the streets. Little by little he gets wrapped up in a deadly widespread conspiracy and must work to prevent an attack on the city with catastrophic potential.

C.O.P. The Recruit, rated "T" for Teen, is now available for $29.99.

Disney's A Christmas Carol (NDS)

Disney's A Christmas Carol is an exciting storybook adventure inspired by "Disney's A Christmas Carol," the Charles Dickens tale re-imagined by Robert Zemeckis as a major feature film starring Jim Carrey.

"Disney's A Christmas Carol video game brings a holiday classic everyone knows to a fun new interactive platform," said Craig Relyea, senior vice president of global marketing, Disney Interactive Studios. "The game is sure to provide hours of festive entertainment this holiday season for the entire family."

In the game, playersexperience narrated animated scenes inspired by the film that unfold like an interactive storybook with amazing beauty and detail. The game utilizes many of the unique Nintendo DS features. Players will experience Scrooge's adventure by blowing and speaking into the microphone and using the Nintendo DS stylus to pull, shake, drag and tap the different environments. The English version of the Charles Dickens book is also included in the game, so that fans can read the original text while they play. The rest of the game can be enjoyed in English, Spanish, or French.

In addition, there are several fun holiday activities like singing carols, decorating with holiday ornaments, and cooking recipes from the Victorian era. The game features 14 interactive mini-games that include coin tossing, playing the piano and fiddle, throwing snow balls, and a whole host of card games. As a bonus, the game allows up to four players to challenge each other with a variety of mini-games on one Nintendo DS system. For fans of Disney's A Christmas Carol, who may be new to video games, a poster included with the game offers easy to follow tips for the first level. Another plus is a real-time advent calendar with surprises that unlock every day from December 1 through Christmas 2009.

Disney's A Christmas Carol video game alsoincludes DGamer, the online community exclusively for Disney gamers on Nintendo DS. DGamer enables players to chat with others and unlock additional items in their game. Disney's A Christmas Carol DGamer features include special holiday and Christmas greetings and in-game messages. From November 11 through December 23, players owning the game will receive weekly exclusive codes for special DGamer avatar accessories, so those who start playing the game earlier have the opportunity to collect the entire set sooner.

Disney's A Christmas Carol, rated E for Everyone with Comic Mischief, is available for $29.99.

Dragon Age: Origins (PS3/X360/PC)

Dragon Age: Originsintroduces a dark and gritty approachto the fantasy genre where players must make ruthless decisions and be willing to sacrifice their friends and loved ones for the greater good of mankind. Several downloadable content packs are also now available, including Warden's Keep, The Stone Prisoner and Blood Dragon Armor.

"The launch of Dragon Age: Origins is the fantasy event of 2009," said Dr. Ray Muzyka, co-founder of BioWare and Group General Manager of the RPG/MMO Group at EA. "I am extremely proud of the entire development team - and we're all very excited to release one of our best games yet!"

BioWare has also launched a robust package of downloadable content (DLC) for Dragon Age: Origins. The Stone Prisoner gives players access to new environments, items, hours of additional gameplay and the mighty stone golem Shale who can become one of the most powerful party members in the game. The Warden's Keep premium DLC provides players of Dragon Age: Origins with a new dungeon-exploring adventure, new loot including a set of ancient Grey Warden armor, a chance to gain two of six mysterious new abilities, a new base complete with merchants and a party chest to store their hard-earned items. In addition, BioWare has released the Blood Dragon Armor DLC , a set of themed armor that gives players additional protection in combat and will be available for use in both Dragon Age: Origins on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC and in Mass Effect 2 on the Xbox 360 and PC.

Players who previously downloaded the Dragon Age: Origins Character Creator to create their player character can now bring their hero to life in Dragon Age: Origins for PC. Screenshots, game data and story information can be uploaded to the new BioWare Social Network as players share great moments of their own personal adventure with other community members.

In Dragon Age: Origins, players take the role of a Grey Warden, one of the last of an ancient order of guardians. Now, as a rising evil threatens to destroy all life, it is up to players to unite the shattered lands and slay the corrupted dragon known as the Archdemon. On this journey, players will need to make critical choices that affect them and various members of their party.

Dragon Age: Origins, rated M for Mature, is available today in North America on PS3, X360 and PC. In Europe, Dragon Age: Origins will be released on Nov. 6th on the X360 and PC and later in Nov. on PS3.

EA Sports FIFA Manager 10 (PC)

EA Sports FIFA Manager 10 gives the player complete control over the teams, players and coaches from creating their own club to becoming their national team's coach or even leading their favorite club to international glory. Inside FIFA Manager 10 all club areas are implemented - from signing new players to training and upgrading your stadium.

For the first time, EA Sports FIFA Manager 10 offers a built-in Online-Mode. "The Online-Mode of FIFA Manager 10 is easily accessible and you can play at least one whole season in one evening with up to eight friends", explains Gerald Köhler, Lead Designer of the FIFA Manager franchise. "With the FIFA Manager 10 Online-Mode, players now can compete against each other in direct comparison to find out who is the best manager."

FIFA Manager 10's vast database is an accurate reflection of real life licensed league, club and player data from 44 countries. It contains more than 3,900 clubs and 37,000 players, more than 9,000 of which are displayed with original pictures. More players can be added with the Editor tool, which is part of the full game.

FIFA Manager 10 is developed by the Cologne-based studio Bright Future for EA SPORTS. The game will be released for PC in 6 languages.

Food Network: Cook or Be Cooked (Wii)

Hungry? Wish you knew how to whip up the perfect T-bone steak, or maybe just a quick pasta with meatballs? Food Network: Cook or Be Cooked, which was developed in partnership with Food Network, the first cable network dedicated to the power and joy of food, allows players to learn the real, practical skills needed to cook more than 30 mouth-watering Food Network-worthy recipes.

Using the motion-sensing Wii Remote and Nunchuk, players master an array of culinary techniques as they progress through recipes developed by Food Network chefs themselves. Designed to take the cooking experience from practice to practical, the game gives players the cooking "chops: they need to create each dish in their real kitchen with ease. Even the most kitchen-phobic of players can master staples such as "Overly Easy Bacon and Eggs" or a "Classic Cheeseburger" and work their way to a tasty "Pan-seared T-Bone Steak with Red Wine Reduction" or "Lasagna Toscana" – perfect for impressing dinner guests, or just the chef.

In addition to cooking recipes straight from the Food Network kitchens, players will also encounter Food Network personalities, Vice President of Marketing and The Next Food Network Star judge, Susie Fogelson, and Food Network Kitchens chef Mory Thomas, to coach and judge their culinary efforts along the way.

For those looking for company in the kitchen, or a little friendly competition, Food Network: Cook or Be Cooked lets up to four players cook side-by-side in cooperative Hot Potato multiplayer mode, or face-off in a two-player split screen competitive mode.

Developed by Red Fly Studio, Food Network: Cook or Be Cooked is rated "E" for everyone by the ESRB and has an MSRP of $39.99.

Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier (PSP/PS2)

Developed by High Impact Games, Jak and Daxter make their PSP system debut in an all-new action adventure that picks up their story where the original trilogy ended. Featuring trademark Jak and Daxter platforming, intense sky battles and new customization features, Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier offers action-packed gameplay that both hardcore and casual gamers alike will enjoy this holiday.

"We are excited to further expand our PSP holiday line-up with one of SCEA's most beloved duos, Jak and Daxter, coming to the PSP for the first time this fall," said Scott A. Steinberg, Vice President, Product Marketing, SCEA. "Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier leverages the full functionality of the PSP giving fans a high-quality console experience on the go. With classic Jak and Daxter platforming, rich visual graphics and action-packed adventures, Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier offers fun and immersive gameplay that fans of all ages are sure to enjoy."

Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier takes place following the events of Jak 3 as Jak and Daxter seek to discover the cause behind the sudden disappearance of Eco on their planet. The duo travel to the edge of the world in search of the ancient Precursor machinery that could help reverse their planet's decline. Jak and Daxter discover along the way that they're not the only interested factions out on the Brink. As the two race against the clock to save their planet, they find themselves immersed in a war far bigger than they could have ever imagined.

Air combat plays a large role in Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier, comprising nearly 40-percent of the game. As Jak and Daxter journey to the edge of the brink they are faced with floating islands and sky-faring pirates that serve to threaten their existence. As Jak, players will be given control over five different jets, each with their own strengths and weaknesses, which can be customized and enhanced. The flying airbase of a pirate named Phoenix serves as the virtual hangar for Jak's ships. In the virtual hangar players can purchase upgrades using 'scrap metal' collected during missions to improve the turn rates and targeting systems on their ships. Once the ship customization process is complete, players can immediately take off on their next mission.

Daxter plays a more prominent role in Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier.Featuring all new Daxter gameplay, players will explore his 'dark side' as he journeys through the Aeropa sewers in search of dark eco crystals. Transformed into a dark eco-mutated creature, players will be given the opportunity to wreak some destruction of their own in this level devoted to the furry ottsel. Daxter can be used for more than just destruction, however. A new 'Daxter-Jacking' feature lets players launch Daxter onto enemy planes during flight missions to help reduce enemies and produce parts that will help repair Jak's planes.

The independent Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) has rated Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier "E10+".

LEGO Rock Band (NDS/Wii/PS3/X360)

Combining two of the most popular videogame brands, LEGO Rock Band pairs the fun, customization and humor of LEGO videogames with the multiplayer music experience pioneered by Rock Band. Filled with 45 chart-topping songs and classic favorites, LEGO Rock Band allows family members of all ages and skill levels to break loose on the bass, drums, guitar and mic to a soundtrack filled with hit songs from Queen, Foo Fighters, Jackson 5, The All-American Rejects, Jimi Hendrix, Good Charlotte, Tom Petty and more.

With LEGO, Rock Band brings its highly successful series to Nintendo DS for the first time. In addition to the classic instrument play found in the console versions, LEGO Rock Band offers the same level of engagement without the need for peripherals to play the game and is compatible with Nintendo DS, NDS Lite and NDSi. Also unique to LEGO Rock Band is the introduction of Rock Power Challenges. Players can harness the power of rock to pull off killer riffs so intense they can demolish a building, thwart an angry octopus or send gamers on other crazy missions. And in the LEGO style of "build-and-play" gaming, players can customize their own experience by creating their minifigure avatars, band and entourage.

Fans can extend their experience with family-friendly downloadable content from the massive Rock Band Music Store on their X360 and PS3 consoles that contains more than 350 songs that can be played within LEGO Rock Band. Players can also export songs from LEGO Rock Band to their Xbox 360 beginning November 3, 2009 and PlayStation 3 beginning November 12, 2009 to play across other Rock Band games. LEGO Rock Band is compatible with most third party instrument controllers and microphones. For a list of compatible peripherals, please visit the official website.

Developed by TT Games/Harmonix, LEGO Rock Band for the X360, PS3, and Wii is rated "E10+" while Backbone Entertainment developed the NDS version which is rated "E"for Everyone.

Mountain Sports (Wii)

Mountain Sports features six different winter activities where players of all ages can slip, slide and shred their way to victory: skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing/tubing, bobsledding, curling and the biathlon. There are two different control options for almost every activity; players can opt to play traditionally with the Wii Remote, or they can use their Wii Balance Board to navigate a slippery bobsled course or go for big air on a snowboard. There is also an option to use both the Wii Balance Board and the Wii Remote to outmaneuver and blast past the competition with full-body motion control.

Mountain Sports supports up to four players, so everyone can get in on the frosty fun. It is available now for $39.99 on Wii.

Need for Speed NITRO (NDS/Wii)

Need for Speed NITRO brings an unrivaled sense of speed to the streets as players evade cops and take down competitors to become the world's top racer.

"Need for Speed NITRO pushes the limits of racing on the Nintendo platforms to deliver the ultimate racer of the holiday," said Joe Booth, Senior Producer. "With deep track designs and intense speeds, as well as accessible controls, NITRO promises insanely competitive races that will appeal to all levels of players."

Need for Speed NITRO features a very diverse and impressive list of the world's hottest muscle cars, exotics, and tuners including the Tesla Roadster, Pagani Zonda, Audi R8 and the Nissan Skyline. Players can custom-design their own ride with an incredibly deep yet intuitive visual customization system that lets players hit the streets in style with their personalized dream car. The game also includes unlockable cars that feature exclusive skins designed by lifestyle brands, tokidoki, Upper Playground and i am 8-bit.

Need for Speed NITRO delivers the thrill of high-speed racing to all types of gamers with exciting gameplay, accessible controls, and competitive multiplayer events including four player co-op career mode. Recently crowned IGN's Best Racing Game on the Wii and Nintendo DS at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, Need for Speed NITRO is this holiday's most fun and exciting arcade racing game.

Developed by EA Montreal, Need for Speed NITRO is available on the Wii and Nintendo DS and is rated E10+ by ESRB and 7+ by PEGI.

Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 (PS3/X360)

The most realistic soccer game on the planet - Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 - lives up to its name by delivering dramatic improvements in the amount of licensed content as well as in-stadium atmospheres and player likenesses. True soccer fans will recognize that the specific moves of real-life players - including cover athlete Lionel Messi - have been incorporated into this year's version, ensuring that they will feel that the actual player is on the field. Further building upon the games' realism, PES takes place on the largest stage in soccer - The UEFA Champions League. Additionally, the most robust online offerings in the history of PES will include team and content updates post launch.

With over 300 new movements added to the game, Pro Evolution Soccer 2010, features animations that have been greatly improved, including more individual skills also on show, such as new flicks and tricks. Several elements have been completely reworked as well, with the dribbling, turning and kicking animations greatly enhanced, including an intelligent revision to the passing game. Passes made on the run will realistically differ from passes made at a stand-still. This year's version also focuses on enhanced excitement of matches between players, making for a challenging experience that will constantly test the player. Intuitive zonal defending will cover spaces and players need to look constantly for new ways to attack. Lastly, enhancements to the Master League features more team managerial elements such as sponsorships and youth team coaching, bringing out the inner sports mogul in every fan.

Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB and is now available in retail stores on Xbox 360 and PlayStation3 system for the SRP of $59.99. Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 will also be available later this month on the Wii for the SRP of $49.99 and PlayStation 2 and PSP for the SRP of $29.99.

Star Wars Battlefront: Elite Squadron (NDS/PSP)

For the first time ever in the Star Wars Battlefront series, players will be able to fight on multi-level battlefronts both on the ground and in space. Players can start the fight on foot, commandeer a vehicle to battle on the ground or dogfight in space, and land their craft and fight on capital starships. The battles waged on each front are all directly affected by the player's actions, creating a combat experience where every shot fired and every enemy defeated can affect the outcome of a battle on another front.

Star Wars Battlefront: Elite Squadron features a deep and engrossing single-player campaign that spans the entire Star Wars® Saga – and beyond. Players assume the identity of X2, a clone trooper created from the DNA of a Jedi Master. Originally tasked with eliminating Jedi during Order 66, X2 decides to leave his blood-stained past behind and join the Rebellion. However, X2 isn't the only Force-sensitive clone. X1, his clone brother, chooses a much more sinister path, leading to a confrontation that could determine the fate of both the Empire and the Rebellion.

Additionally, players have at their disposal massive amounts of pick-up-and-play action for seemingly endless replay value. The PSP system provides the deepest customization options ever seen in a Star Wars Battlefront title, allowing players to personalize and outfit their character with more weapons and items than ever before. Customization options include selection of the weapons characters carry into battle, the armor they wear on their backs, their species, gender, appearance and physical strengths. Players can also unlock hundreds of new achievement items and bonuses to further personalize their characters. On Nintendo DS, players can experience a unique class-based gameplay experience that allows them to outfit their characters with pre-determined weapon armaments, including heavy weapons, blasters and even lightsabers. Choosing the right character class will help players overcome obstacles and complete mission objectives.

Star Wars Battlefront: Elite Squadron on the PSP system supports 16-player multiplayer, complete with in-depth stat tracking and on Nintendo DS, intense 4-player skirmishes across a wide number of modes are featured, including the all-new "Heroes and Villains" mode. Take up arms as some of the most iconic Star Wars characters, including Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Boba Fett, Kit Fisto, Darth Maul and other familiar faces from Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed. Battle for the fate of the galaxy on some of the most memorable Star Wars planets of all time, including the forest-covered landscape of Endor, the frozen wastes of Hoth and even the mysterious Yavin 4.

Star Wars The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition (PS3/X360/PC)

Star Wars The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition includes all of the original missions found in Star Wars: The Force Unleashed as well as content previously only available via download and an all-new bonus level set on the planet Hoth. It comes packaged in a premium case along with a special edition art book and collectible art cards that showcase the memorable characters in the game. The Ultimate Sith Edition shows gamers the deepest, darkest side of the Force in a story that puts them on a collision course with Luke Skywalker himself.

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed completely re-imagines the scope and scale of the Force and casts players as Darth Vader's "Secret Apprentice," unveiling new revelations about the Star Wars galaxy seen through the eyes of a mysterious new character. Originally released in September 2008, the game quickly became the fastest-selling Star Wars game ever, and has since sold nearly seven million units worldwide.

Star Wars The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition combines the original Star Wars: The Force Unleashed videogame and three new levels to create the definitive ultimate-evil exploration of the period between the two Star Wars movie trilogies. The additional content includes two levels set on Coruscant and Tatooine previously only available via direct download, and an all-new bonus level available only in the Ultimate Sith Edition package.

The exclusive level concludes the "Infinities" storyline set up in the Tatooine mission, as the Secret Apprentice is sent to the planet Hoth to crush the Rebellion once and for all. While on Hoth, players face Luke Skywalker himself while visiting iconic locations seen in Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back.

We Cheer 2 (Wii)

Ready? Okay! We Cheer 2 delivers the ultimate cheerleading experience, offering a fun and approachable way to enjoy the challenge and spirit of the sport. Utilizing the Wii Remotes as virtual pom-poms, players follow on-screen Trace Lines for choreographed routines that utilize a full range of arm and body movements. We Cheer 2 is the only cheerleading video game to offer a hit soundtrack of licensed music and features a brand new lineup of 30 heart-pumping songs that will get players charged up and ready to cheer.

We Cheer 2 steps it up with more exciting options than ever before. The game now offers the option to play as boys as well as girls, for a total roster of 45 playable characters, which is more than double the original line-up. Players can also personalize both their character their entire squad with awesome customization options including uniforms, hats, shoes and even facial features like eyebrows and lips. New choreographed routines can be performed in one of more than 20 stages with choices for day time and night time versions of each. For added flexibility, players can choose to perform the diverse array of routines with two Wii Remotes (one for each hand) or use just one in either the right or left hand.

With various difficulty selections and options for single and multiple players, We Cheer 2 caters to all skill levels from newbie cheerleaders to varsity level pros. A Watch Routine option allows players to preview a routine before tackling it themselves. This mode also allows players to take snapshots from favorite spots in the routine which are saved to a photo album that can be shared with friends online through the Message Board. Players can learn the basics in Cheer Camp or get their hearts pumping in Workout mode. Successfully completing challenges in the single player Championships mode allows players to unlock new stages and songs as well as earn Cheer Points that can be used at the Cheer Shop for new outfits and accessories for the squad. Multiple cheerleaders can enjoy We Cheer 2 with options for two players to play cooperatively and up to four players to face-off in competitive Cheer Off modes. With its simple yet addictive gameplay, players will lose themselves in the music and moves as they perfect the routines and earn top spot as captain of the squad.

We Cheer 2 is rated "E10+" by the ESRB and has an MSRP of $39.99.

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