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'Tamagotchi Party On!' (Wii) - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2007 - Day 2

Swing your Wii controllers and turn the whole planet into your playing board. Tamagotchi Party On! allows players to choose their favorite virtual pet and engage in a hilarious campaign to become the next president of Tamagotchi Planet. Earn your popularity by going up against three friends or solo in over 15 unique and totally addictive mini-games including shaking hands, finding lost children, and testing your public speaking skills! In order to succeed at each of these mini games, players will have to swing, shake, point, turn and twist their Wii controllers in order to increase their popularity.

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'Neverwinter Nights 2: Mask of the Betrayer' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2007 - Day 2

In Neverwinter Nights 2: Mask of the Betrayer, players are transported back to the Forgotten Realms shortly after the events detailed in the original Neverwinter Nights 2. Following the climactic battle against the King of Shadows, the player awakens alone and stranded deep beneath the earth. Surrounded by a horde of evil spirits, the player embarks on an epic adventure that reveals his true destiny.

Set in harsh, spirit-rich Rashemen, near the powerful nation of Thay, Neverwinter Nights 2: Mask of the Betrayer will present players with an exciting new campaign; epic levels; dozens of new feats and spells; new races,

'Hellboy: The Science of Evil' (PSP/PS3/X360) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2007 - Day 2

Based on the acclaimed comic book series from Dark Horse Comics, the game lets players unleash Hellboy's supernatural strength as they smash, crush and demolish their way through over six unique locations that boast fully destructible environments as they attempt to thwart an evil supernatural plot.

Drawing players into the vibrant and detailed world created by comic book legend Mike Mignola, Hellboy lets players step into the muscle bound frame of Hellboy, a hulking crimson-skinned warrior of supernatural creation. On the trail of a crazed witch, Hellboy uncovers a fiendish plot for world domination and must rush to defeat

'Dance Dance Revolution UNIVERSE 2' (X360) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2007 - Day 2

Dance Dance Revolution Universe 2 (DDR Universe2) for the Xbox 360. The series' encore performance on the next generation console delivers new gameplay options along with a sundry mix of songs from the 70s to today, online play and downloadable music, enhanced graphics as well as accessibility for players of all ages.

"DDR Universe2 offers new features and gameplay options that will appeal to aspiring and existing DDR fans," said Jason Enos, Senior Product Manager at Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. "The next generation graphics make this the best-looking DDR game to date while the new features and online capabilities offer gamers

'Flash Focus: Vision Training in Minutes a Day' (NDS) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2007 - Day 2

The first time users play, they complete a short series of activities to determine their Eye Age. Users train every day to lower their Eye Age and challenge their abilities in the five major categories of Focus Power: Hand-Eye Coordination, Peripheral Vision, Dynamic Visual Acuity, Momentary Vision and Eye Movement. They can get good results from just 15 minutes a day. The challenge is to improve the Eye Age and boost Focus Power through daily training.

After training their brains with More Brain Training from Dr Kawashima: Old How Is Your Brain? users can now sharpen their Focus Power with Vision

'Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles' (PSP) - Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2007 - Day 2

Get the Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles [PSP] Trailer off WP (8mb)

Complete with unlockable versions of the original localized PC Engine version of Rondo of Blood and the classic Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles sets a new standard for side scrolling action on the PSP system.

Taking place in 1792, Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles follows Richter Belmont as he battles to return Dracula to the oblivion from which he came. Having seen his beloved Annette kidnapped by Dracula, Richter must wield the legendary Vampire Killer whip and fight through the corrupted countryside to Dracula’s

'Metal Gear Solid Portable Ops Plus' (PSP) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2007 - Day 2

MGS Portable Ops Plus, adding new multiplayer modes, characters, maps. While the focus is on multiplayer, the new version will also feature a singleplayer portion with familiar characters such as Roy Campbell, Raiden and MGS4's Old Snake.

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'The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass' (NDS) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2007 - Day 2

The epic story of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker continues as Link finds himself lost and alone in unknown seas in a new adventure. Featuring intuitive touch-screen controls and innovative puzzles, The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass offers new challenges for fans of the series and an easy-to-grasp introduction for gamers new to The Legend of Zelda. But time grows short, and only the Phantom Hourglass can buy Link the minutes he’ll need to survive.

Many months have passed since the events of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, and Link, Tetra and Tetra’s band of

'Metal Gear Solid 2: Bande Dessinee' (PSP) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2007 - Day 2

At the MGS 20th anniversary event in Japan, Hideo Kojima not only revealed Metal Gear Online, but also a new episode in his interactive comic book series on the PSP, Metal Gear Solid 2: Bande Dessinee, where you, by reading it, unlock hidden secrets and new content.

'Metal Gear Online (PS3) - 22 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Leipzig Games Convention - Leipzig Games Convention 2007 - Day 2