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  • 27May

    Get Your Hand Jive Ready – “Grease: The Game” Available in September

    Think about games that you never thought would be made. Ever, in the history of anything. Does a game based on Grease, the classic John Travolta/Olivia Newton-John movie, pop to the top of that list? Well, it looks like you’re wrong. (Not sure if I should be amused or empathetic about your failure.) 505 Games is turning the classic Paramount Pictures musical into a game for the Wii and Nintendo DS and DSi due out this September. The Wii version is a family-friendly party game featuring 16 of the movie’s songs, with a Party Mode that lets you compete in teams using the Wii Balance Board and USB microphones. You can sing about how “Grease is the word,” play carnival games just like at Rydell High’s graduation celebration, race against Greased Lightnin’ on Thunder Road, or just plain dance your socks off at the sock hop. If Story Mode is

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  • 27May

    Trauma Team is Bringing the Drama

    Think about your favorite medical shows. Grey’s Anatomy, House, ER…they’ve all got one thing in common. They’re medical dramas. And that implies that there’s got to be drama of some kind, right? Well, Trauma Team wants to be included in all the dramatic fun. And that’s why Atlus has released this video that shows off the game’s presentation of dramatic scenes. Just…watch out for the bus. (You’ll see.) Follow

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  • 27May

    Mafia II Collector’s Edition Adds Some Video Game Style to Your Coffee Table

    In what’s becoming entirely expected for nearly every major title coming out this year, 2K Games’ Mafia II will have a special Collector’s Edition available. So, what’s in the box? A press release from 2K had all the details. You’ll get: Collectible SteelBook™ Casing: Brushed metallic SteelBook hard case with debossed logo containing two pieces of art featuring Vito and Joe, the stars of Mafia II. Made Man Pack: Free access to in-game downloadable pack that lets players get behind the wheel of two different luxury automobiles modeled after cars from the period. In addition, Vito will look the part with two new “made man” suits, including a vintage tux. Hardcover Art Book: Get to know the families of Empire Bay with a 100-page photo album-style art book that takes fans through the artistic design process of the game. Mafia II Orchestral Soundtrack: Immerse yourself in Empire Bay’s symphonic masterpiece

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  • 27May

    Adult Swim to air Yellow Tanabe’s “Kekkaishi”

    VIZ Media has announced that they’ll be bringing 52 episodes of Shonen Sunday’s Kekkaishi series to Adult Swim. The anime will begin airing on Saturday, May 29. The series, based on the manga written and illustrated by Yellow Tanabe, tells the story of junior high student Yoshimori Sumimura through his day-to-day trials and tribulations. On top of just being a teenager, Yoshimori is a “kekkaishi”; a demon hunter who uses his rare skills to protect his land from supernatural creatures. “Kekkaishi spotlights compelling cool characters, in an intense yet fun-filled supernatural action adventure saga. It possesses all of the hallmarks of great anime!” says William Germain, Director, Programming & Music Sales, VIZ Media. We are very excited to add Kekkaishi to the Adult Swim anime lineup for U.S. fans to enjoy.” Check out the official site to watch the trailer and view a few chapters of the manga. Follow

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