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Tuesday, January 12, 2010 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Jan. 12, 2010 @ 10:45 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:

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

Army of Two: The 40th Day (PSP/PS3/X360)

Fight together, survive together!

Army of Two: The 40th Day is the sequel to the 2008 multi-platinum co-op shooter. Players work together as the ultimate two-man private military team, Salem and Rios, to survive and escape the city of Shanghai as it falls under attack by mysterious forces. The game boasts a robust playbook of co-op moves with one of the most extensive and varied weapon customization systems ever found in an action/shooter game. Players can mix and match weapon parts found in the world and execute strategic two-man tactics that create a thrilling, one-of-a-kind co-op action experience.

Army of Two: The 40th Day is available for the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3, and the PlayStation Portable (PSP).

James Patterson's Daniel X (NDSi/NDS)

Based on the best-selling sci-fi series from renowned author James Patterson, Daniel X: The Ultimate Power is the story of Daniel, a young boy who possesses the incredible power of creation that he inherited from his alien parents. But Daniel also inherited something far more sinister: a frightening Wanted List of outlaw aliens that are bent on destroying Earth. As Daniel, players must use his extraordinary strength, speed, agility, and power to create to identify the aliens on The List and stop them from enslaving humanity.

Offering a unique way in which to interact and complete a game, Daniel X: The Ultimate Power allows players to create objects out of thin air and implement them in the game. As Daniel hunts down the outlaw aliens, that skill will be vital in solving puzzles and battling enemies so that he can return home to Earth. Whether turning into an eagle to attack his foes; solving intricate puzzles to unlock other alien worlds; or using the Nintendo DSi camera to determine who is human and who is not, Daniel X: The Ultimate Power puts the popular book series into player's hands.

Developed by Griptonite Games, James Patterson's Daniel X: The Ultimate Power is rated "E10+" for everyone 10 and older, and is now available for the Nintendo DSi and DS for a suggested price of $19.99.

Twin Sector (PC)

Twin Sector is a thrilling physics-based action-adventure for the PC that allows players free interaction with their environment. Using the advantages of the powerful HAVOC-Engine, innumerable puzzles, challenges and enemies await the players in a hostile and threatening futuristic environment. Featuring more than 15 missions, alongside a thrilling story line unfolding over the course of non-stop action, Twin Sector appeals to core gamers worldwide.

The story of Twin Sector takes place in a post-apocalyptic future where the remains of mankind have been put to artificial sleep in cryogenic chambers deep under the contaminated surface of earth — until the planet becomes habitable again. The player must take on the role of Ashley Simms, the protagonist of Twin Sector. Suddenly awakened by the stations security A.I. system O.S.C.A.R., players will face the imminent extinction of all other still sleeping survivors due to an unknown failure in the life support system. According to O.S.C.A.R., you are the only person who was able to be woken and therefore the only individual capable of saving mankind. Within the next 10 hours, the broken main generator of the subterranean bunker system needs to be repaired in order to reestablish the station's functionality. But unknown forces will try to prevent players from succeeding at all costs!

Featuring innovative and physics-based high-energy gameplay, Twin Sector is now available for an MSRP of $29.99.

Walk It Out! (Wii)

Designed with children and parents in mind, Walk It Out! takes a fresh perspective on gaming by integrating traditional rhythm elements with a low impact and high energy walking simulator. In addition to addictive and rewarding gameplay, Walk It Out! provides an immersive music experience by offering one of the vastest and expansive music libraries of any rhythm game on the market. The soundtrack, which contains over 100 songs, features some of today's biggest artists including licensed masters from Ne-Yo (Closer), Fergie (Clumsy) and Demi Lovato (How Do You Sleep).

Walk It Out!'s uniqueness lies in the gameplay where players walk their way throughout an expansive world of fields, stadiums, parks, ocean sides, suburbs and other metropolitan areas. As players step to the beat, they will begin to watch the world evolve and expand in real-time. Go straight or take a turn and follow the road less traveled to unlock in-game items, songs and bonuses. The more you walk, the more you discover and explore!

More than just gameplay, Walk It Out! promotes and encourages fitness and wellness for the whole family. As players walk, progress is tracked with in-game charts, graphs and visuals to show calories burned, distance traveled, steps taken and more! Because of the easy to learn controls, players of all skill levels can get up and walking quickly! Players can even take a break from their travels with fun and challenging mini-games.

Walk It Out! is also compatible with the DanceDanceRevolution Controller, Wii Balance Board and Wii Remote and Nunchuk.

Walk It Out! is available in retail stores nationwide for the SRP of $29.99. Walk It Out! is made exclusively for Wii.

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