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'Deadly Creatures' (Wii) - 12 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under THQ Gamers' Day - THQ Gamers' Day 2008

Players will follow the entwined adventures of an armored scorpion and a stealthy tarantula as they struggle against a variety of creatures including vicious Gila monsters, tarantula wasps, black widows, and the most dangerous predator of all – Man. Deadly Creatures takes full advantage of the Wii’s unique motion-based control scheme and allows players to fully experience every pounce and tail sting.

"Deadly Creatures is a creepy, cinematic thrill ride, where the distinction between predator and prey can shift around every corner," said Nick Wlodyka, executive producer and general manager, Rainbow Studios. "With brutal motion-controlled combat, a dark, compelling story and

'de Blob' (NDS/Wii) - 8 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under THQ Gamers' Day - THQ Gamers' Day 2008

Get the de Blob [Wii] Trailer off WP (14/15/42mb)

de Blob is an action puzzle title that allows players to explore and liberate an alien city from the evil, monochromatic I.N.K.T. Corporation that has taken over the city and outlawed all color and fun from daily life. Playing as de Blob, gamers will embark on a quest to re-animate the city of Chroma, and bring spunk and character back to the oppressed, by splattering buildings, landmarks, and citizens with color. de Blob features an intricate single player campaign as well as a multiplayer experience that supports up to

'Saints Row 2' (PS3/X360) - 10 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under THQ Gamers' Day - THQ Gamers' Day 2008

Get the Saints Row 2 [PS3/X360] Trailer off WP (15/16/20mb)

Saints Row 2 is set years after the original Saints Row in a Stilwater both familiar and strange. The explosive conclusion to Saints Row has left the player wounded, betrayed and thirsty for revenge, and now it's time to take back the city that has forgotten him. A sequel to the first open-world title on next-generation consoles, Saints Row 2 features all new customization options, including gender, age, voice, crib and gang customization. The sandbox just got larger with a totally transformed and expanded city of Stilwater, offering all new

'Destroy All Humans! Path of the Furon' (PS3/X360) - 8 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under THQ Gamers' Day - THQ Gamers' Day 2008

Get the Destroy All Humans! Path of the Furon [PS3/X360] Trailer off WP (29mb)

Destroy All Humans! Path of the Furon follows Crypto on a journey of enlightenment and Hi-Fi destruction as he faces his most dangerous enemy yet and lampoons the pop culture of the Funked Out 1970s. Destroy All Humans! Big Willy Unleashed will serve as the story prequel to "Path of the Furon," taking advantage of the unique Wii Remote controller and allowing Crypto to unleash massive destruction in an all-new character in the series - Big Willy, a prototype alien mech, masquerading as a

'de Blob' (NDS/Wii) - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Nintendo Gamers' Day - Nintendo Media Summit 2008

A mischievous and unlikely hero, only de Blob can flip, bounce and smash his way past the all-powerful I.N.K.T. Corporation to ignite a revolution and save Chroma City from a future without color. Battle against massive tank battalions, speedy I.N.K.T. racers and elite Inky soldiers on your quest to free the citizens of Chroma City. Avoid hot plates, electric shocks and inky turrets to create your own path to the impenetrable I.N.K.T. Fortress. Just remember that the struggle to reclaim Chroma City is to be fought on your terms. Remix the city in your own image using custom

'Boom Blox' (Wii) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Nintendo Gamers' Day - Nintendo Media Summit 2008

This high-energy game features over three hundred levels, a variety of activities, a cast of over thirty wacky characters, and an easy-to-use in-game editor that allows players to express their creativity.

Fun for kids and the entire family, Boom Blox offers action-packed interactive activities that takes Wii play to a new level of creativity and fun with single player, co-op, and versus gameplay. Players can explore the visceral gameplay -- perfectly suited for the Wii’s interactivity -- that keeps them destroying their way through brain-twisting challenges. They can interact with entertaining characters such as the Blox-laying

'WALL-E' (ALL) - 27 New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under THQ Gamers' Day - THQ Gamers' Day 2008

What if mankind had to leave Earth, and somebody forgot to turn the last robot off?

Academy Award-winning writer-director Andrew Stanton (“Finding Nemo”) and the inventive storytellers and technical geniuses at Pixar Animation Studios (“The Incredibles,” “Cars,” “Ratatouille”) transport moviegoers to a galaxy not so very far away for a new computer-animated cosmic comedy about a determined robot named WALL-E.

After hundreds of lonely years of doing what he was built for, WALL-E (short for Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-Class) discovers a new purpose in life (besides collecting knick-knacks) when he meets a sleek search robot named EVE. EVE comes

'Star Wars: The Force Unleashed' (Wii) - Facts, Features & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Nintendo Gamers' Day - Nintendo Media Summit 2008

In Star Wars: The Force Unleashed players will assist the iconic villain in his quest to rid the universe of Jedi - and face decisions that could change the course of their destiny.

As its name implies, The Force Unleashed completely re-imagines the scope and scale of the Force by taking full advantage of newly developed technologies that will be seen and experienced for the first time: Digital Molecular Matter (DMM), by Pixelux Entertainment, and euphoria by NaturalMotion Ltd. Paired with the powerful Havok Physics system, these new technologies create gameplay only possible on the new generation of consoles.

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'Rock Band' (Wii) - Facts, Features, Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Nintendo Gamers' Day - Nintendo Media Summit 2008

Get the Rock Band [Wii] Trailer off WP (13mb)

Rock Band for Wii will be released as a Special Edition bundle including the software, drums, microphone and a wireless guitar. Stand alone instruments will also be available on June 22nd for people who want to build their band one instrument at a time or want to play the drum versus drum game mode. The game will feature 63 songs including five bonus songs for Wii gamers to enjoy.

Rock Band is an all-new platform for music fans and gamers to interact with music like never before. The game challenges

'Crossroad DS' (NDS) - Facts, Features & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Nintendo Gamers' Day - Nintendo Media Summit 2008

In Crosswords DS, you’ll find puzzles perfect for everyone regardless of age or experience. Exercise your word skills in more than a thousand touch-control word puzzles to challenge every skill level.

Features :

  • Crosswords DS offers crossword puzzles at multiple skill levels to engage any player, all controlled with the Nintendo DS stylus. Simply use the stylus to write your answers on the touch screen. Erase your mistakes with a quick tap on the screen, or write new answers directly over old ones.
  • An interactive hint system helps you move along at your own pace. For particularly puzzling problems, tap the