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Wednesday, November 10, 2010 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2010 @ 5:29 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 ...

Faery: Legends of Avalon (X360)

Faery: Legends of Avalon is a new original RPG packed with a unique atmosphere and stylish graphics, only available for digital download.

Faery: Legends of Avalon is a great role playing game packed with unique atmosphere and graphic style. Play as an Elf or a Fairy and discover the fantastic world of Avalon as well as the incredible creatures that live there. The game offers a solid gaming experience for the players, between 10 to 15 hours to complete the main quest, and much more thanks to many additional, side-quests.

Hero of Avalon, you will have to understand why this magic world is dying, and save the kingdom from certain disappearance. During a thrilling adventure, where your choices will shape the story, you will develop your character, his abilities and special powers, as well as his equipment through the victorious battles and accomplished quests.

Numerous dangers await you and the battles against some of the creatures and monsters of the game promise to be formidable. In order to overcome all those dangers, you will have to gain power and experience, but also to assure the support of friendly companions you will meet through your journey. All companions have their specificities, their strengths and weaknesses, but also their own characters. Be sure to carefully select who will fight at your side, and live the incredible experience of being accompanied by a dragon, a troll, fairies and other fantastic creatures!

Faery: Legends of Avalon is available on Xbox LIVE Arcade for 1200 MS points and will also be released later in December on Playstation Network.

Family Feud Decades (Wii)

Family Feud Decades challenges players with thousands of authentic survey questions from four different eras ('70s, '80s, '90s and 2000s) to fuel the competitive fun. The game features the true-to-TV show sets from all four decades. The game also features over 2500 survey questions and players can choose between single-player as well as party mode. Customize your avatar and personalize your look with hippie, disco, punk, grunge or other distinctive wardrobe items. With three difficulty levels to choose from Family Feud Decades ensures fun for the entire family!

Family Feud Decades is available for the Wii at an MSRP of $29.99.

John Daly's Prostroke Golf (PS3)

John Daly's ProStroke Golf features the trademark ProStroke control system, a first-person view of the ball and club head, offers the closest representation of a natural golf swing available with no artificial barriers to impede shot performance. The title is the first golf game built from the ground up incorporating PlayStation Move technology.

With lively commentary from golf's legendary announcers Sam Torrance and Peter Kessler, players can tee off on 12 varied and challenging courses populated with interactive spectators that bring a rich match-day atmosphere to life. In addition to tournaments and exhibitions, players can also jump into Challenge Mode, where they'll find a series of golfing trials presented by John Daly himself. Get a taste of real life on the course as Daly takes players through the different disciplines of the game from putting and approach play to the world famous "Long John" drive itself.

John Daly's ProStroke Golf for the PS3 is available for $29.99.

Karaoke Revolution Glee (Wii)

Combining music and footage from Fox's award-winning hit television series Glee, with the world's most popular Karaoke video game, Karaoke Revolution Glee provides "Gleeks" the opportunity to immerse themselves in their favorite show like never before. The game features 30 original chart-topping musical numbers and captivating performances from Season One including "Don't Stop Believin'", "Somebody to Love", "Gold Digger", "No Air", "Proud Mary", and more. Even more than the selection of songs is the ability for players to perform alongside their favorite GLEE characters -- including the infamous Rachel Berry, football star Finn Hudson, and the Glee club's fearless leader, Will Schuester. As an added bonus, Karaoke Revolution Glee offers exclusive songs and footage that have never been seen on television.

"Millions of fans nationwide have made GLEE one of the leading musical shows of our generation," said Shinji Hirano, President of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. "As leaders in the music game genre, we felt it was only natural to partner with FOX to create an experience that 'Gleeks' and gamers can enjoy in an interactive Karaoke experience."

"Karaoke Revolution Glee will take the franchise to a whole new level by giving fans a chance to pick up the mic and join their favorite characters on stage," said Gary Rosenfeld, Senior Vice President, New Media for Fox Consumer Products. "'Gleeks' can now join the New Directions glee club and experience the show footage, themes, characters and music in a whole new way. We're very pleased to be able to join forces with Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. to offer this to our devoted fan base."

Karaoke Revolution Glee utilizes Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.'s proprietary voice recognition technology, which accurately recognizes and scores vocal pitch and rhythm, helping gamers reach those hard-hitting notes and perfect their harmonies to their favorite tunes. In the game, players can perform as a soloist in single player mode and in harmonies or as a duet in multiplayer singing games.  Additionally, unlockable content will be available in a special gameplay mode allowing gamers to access memorable show moments from Season One.

Karaoke Revolution Glee is now available at retailers nationwide for the SRP of $59.99 and comes bundled with a microphone.

Knights in the Nightmare (PSP)

This new release of Knights in the Nightmare is enhanced to take full advantage of the power of PSP system, featuring remastered visuals and sounds, optimized controls, and a new opening movie from visionary director Yukio Takatsu (Persona 3, Persona 4, Yggdra Union). It also offers more replay value by adding a third campaign starring Yggdra Union's titular Princess Yggdra as a third main character.

Knights in the Nightmare is in stores and available via PlayStation Network with an MSRP of $29.99. Each launch copy (including PSN purchases for a limited time while supplies last) includes a free digital copy of Yggdra Union.

Majesty 2: Battles of Ardania (PC)

Majesty 2: Battles of Ardania introduces a brand new single-player campaign, Heirs of the Night, where players must protect their borders from a mysterious mage-werewolf (in a top hat!) and his creatures of the night across eight missions. The expansion also introduces several new monsters, four new multiplayer maps including two co-operative missions and new weapon sets. Partake in the magical adventures found in Majesty 2: Battles of Ardania and prepare for the fact that your heroes will be quick to flee if they dont feel you are rewarding their heroic exploits accordingly, leaving those brave souls that are willing to stand and fight often overpowered and left to meet a glorious end.

The expansion Majesty 2: Battles of Ardania is available exclusively via digital download for a suggested retail price of $14.99, €14.99 and £9.99. The original game is required to play Battles of Ardania.

The UnderGarden (X360/PC)

The UnderGarden is a peaceful alternative to hardcore titles, now available on Xbox LIVE Arcade, and PC on Steam and UnderGarden is a beautiful underground world filled with strange life forms, physics based puzzles and plenty of hidden secrets. The vibrant world comes alive and music evolves as players traverse throughout the game , pollenating flora. With local co-operative gameplay, players can chill out and work together to solve puzzles and explore the world. The UnderGarden offers 14 different levels of modern exploration filled with brain teasing physics and eco-friendly puzzles that evoke an emotional response to the beauty and calm of this underwater oasis.

The UnderGarden is now available for the suggested retail price of £6.99 (€7.99).

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