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Tatsunoko vs. Capcom Releasing In The US

Tatsunoko vs. Capcom

Way, way back in November of last year, I mentioned a game that I deemed worthy of being released in the US. That game was Tatsunoko vs. Capcom. If you haven’t seen video of it, there’s gameplay shown off in the link above. If you’re familiar with the Marvel vs. Capcom series; that’s the basic style of Tatsunoko vs. Capcom.

According to a tip on Nintendo Everything , the upcoming issue of Nintendo Power has confirmed the release of Tatsunoko vs. Capcom for the NA region. Actually there’s going to be new features with the upcoming version…
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Swords and Soldiers Coming To US As Soon As Possible

Swords and Soldiers

A few months ago, I wrote a post about Swords and Soldiers. In said post, I mentioned how it was a travesty that I let this game slip under my radar. Well, I let it happen again as I hadn’t mentioned the game again until now.

Swords and Soldiers will be releasing in Europe and Australia today. Romino games has provided a press release for the game’s release, and in it they state that they’re working on getting the game to the US as soon as possible…

UTRECHT, THE NETHERLANDS – May 8, 2009 – Grow a beard, sharpen your steak knife and pick up your axe! As Vikings, Aztecs and Chinese battle for world domination, prepare for an encounter with a freakishly large pepper: Swords & Soldiers is out!

At long last Ronimo Games released their highly anticipated game, Swords & Soldiers. The game is available in Europe and Australia for WiiWare on May the 15th 2009. 1000 Wii Points will get you a fresh and innovative side scrolling realtime strategy game with lots and lots of strategy, action and content.

There’s the Vikings, Aztecs and Chinese factions, each with their own very unique units and spells. They can battle it out across 30 campaign levels. In single player skirmishes against an AI or in the splitscreen multiplayer against a friend! During the epic campaigns, players can also unlock challenge modes which twists the gameplay into exciting highscore challenges.

To top it all off, there’s an achievement system to track your awesomeness in the world of Swords & Soldiers! If you get them all, you’ll receive a special code. Send this code to us at secretcode@ronimo-games.com for a chance to win an awesome goodie bag!

As for the United States, we’ll do our best to get you your dose of Swords & Soldiers as soon as possible!

Along with the press release, Romino Games is showing off their game with a brand spanking new trailer. Enjoy.

Epic Monster Hunter 3 Trailer

I must admit, I’ve never played any of the games in the Monster Hunter series. All I know about the game is that it’s taken over Japan, and that there’s monster hunting of some type. The game has been given a release date in Japan (August), hopefully some news of a US release isn’t too far off.

This Monster Hunter 3 trailer shows off some impressive graphics, solid animations, and it still makes you look like an asshole that’s bothering dinosaurs for no reason. Has anyone seen Lost World?

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Nintendo Download: Pirate Parties and a Space Shooter

I’ll tell you — nothing brings family closer together like partying it up all pirate like. Then taking to space, to blast down some enemies…

Gotta love family fun nights.

WiiWare

Family Pirate Party (Aksys Games, 1-4 players, Rated E 10+ for Everyone 10 and Older – Mild Cartoon Violence and Suggestive Themes, 500 Wii Points™): Daddy, Mommy, Sarah and Billy make their return as pirates sailing the seas and skies. Roll the dice and sail through the islands to gather the treasures each island holds. The person with the most gold at the end wins. Family Pirate Party shines with its appealing cel-shaded graphics and endearing music. Challenge up to three other players (friends, the CPU or both) for some four-player board-game fun. Do you have it in you to defeat your opponents and become the king of Family Pirate Party!?

Virtual Console

Galaxy Force II (Sega Genesis, 1 player, Rated E for Everyone – Fantasy Violence, 800 Wii Points): Galaxy Force II is an arcade shooter with a 3-D view from behind your spaceship. Fly through five different planets, taking on enemies in environments that range from a peaceful garden to lands made of fire or ice. Navigate treacherous landscapes by flying low over the planet’s surface and blowing up enemy robots, ships and turrets, then flying through a tunnel to destroy the alien stronghold on each planet. It is your duty as part of the Galaxy Force to defend against the alien invasion and maintain peace in the solar system.

Nintendo adds new titles to the Nintendo DSi Shopâ„¢ and the Wiiâ„¢ Shop Channel at 9 a.m. Pacific time on Mondays. Users with broadband Internet access can redeem Wii Points or Nintendo DSi Points to download the games. Wii Points can be purchased in the Wii Shop Channel. Nintendo DSi Points can be purchased in the Nintendo DSi Shop. A Nintendo Points Cardâ„¢ can be purchased at retail locations. All points from one Nintendo Points Card must be redeemed in either the Nintendo DSi Shop or the Wii Shop Channel. They are not transferable and cannot be divided between the two systems.

Contra: Rebirth Screens and Info

There’s very few things in this world that you can never get enough of. Pizza flavored Pringles, and Contra. The world will always need the insane two player action of Contra, if nothing else to provide hours of intense challenge. That few have escaped without breaking a couple of controllers.

Not too much is known about the game at this time. The release date for Japan is May 12th. It will be releasing on WiiWare for the tune of a 1000 Wii Points. There also happens to be screenshots available..enjoy.

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