New Releases for the Week

As you know, the last couple weeks of the year are going to consist of a pretty steady stream of games coming out. The reason for this is obvious. It is the holiday season so most developers and producers are looking for a way to make the most money. Games are being released for the PlayStation 3, the Wii, the Xbox 360, the PlayStation Portable, the Nintendo DS and the PC. While there are not any really big titles coming out this week, there is a pretty good amount of games being released this week. Check out any of these games for yourself to keep you from being bored or pick one up as a christmas gift for one of your friends.

The new releases for the upcoming week are as follows:

PS3

  • James Cameron’s Avatar: The Game
  • MX vs. ATV Reflex
  • Rogue Warrior

Wii

  • James Cameron’s Avatar: The Game
  • Rogue Trooper: Quartz Zone Massacre

Xbox 360

  • James Cameron’s Avatar: The Game
  • MX vs. ATV Reflex
  • Rogue Warrior

PSP

  • MX vs. ATV Reflex

DS

  • James Cameron’s Avatar: The Game
  • Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes
  • MX vs. ATV Reflex

PC

  • Dirt 2
  • James Cameron’s Avatar: The Game
  • Rogue Warrior

Top 25 Wii Games

There have been a lot of games that have come out for the Wii over the past few years. These are the twenty-five games that were picked as the top games which have come out for the Wii:

25. de Blob (released September 22, 2008)
24. No More Heroes (released January 22, 2008)
23. Wario Land: Shake It! (released September 22, 2008)
22. Rabbids Go Home (released November 3, 2009)
21. Wii Sports Resort (released July 26, 2009)
20. Dead Space Extraction (released September 29, 2009)
19. Muramasa (released September 8, 2009)
18. Resident Evil 4 (released June 19, 2007)
17. Boom Blox Bash Party (released May 19, 2009)
16. Excitebots: Trick Racing (released April 20, 2009)
15. Super Paper Mario (released April 9, 2007)
14. LostWinds 2 (released October 19, 2009)
13. Mario Kart Wii (released April 27, 2008)
12. Punch Out (released May 18, 2009)
11. Zack & Wiki (released October 23, 2007)
10. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 (released June 8, 2009)
9. MadWorld (released March 10, 2009)
8. Okami (released April 15, 2008)
7. Guitar Hero 5 (released September 1, 2009)
6. New Super Mario Bros. Wii (released November 15, 2009)
5. World of Goo (released October 12, 2008)
4. Twilight Princess (released November 19, 2006)
3. Super Smash Bros. Brawl (released March 9, 2008)
2. Metroid Prime Trilogy (released August 24, 2009)
1. Super Mario Galaxy (released November 12, 2007)

Maybe you have not yet played some of these games. Give some of them a try as you will probably like them because they are on the list of the top 25 Wii games.

Ice Age 3 for the iPhone

Many of you have seen the recent movie, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs. Now you will be able to experience this movie in a whole new way. In this game, based on the anticipated film by Fox, join an unlikely herd of pals for there most entertaining adventure yet. You will be able to play as one of the six popular Ice Age characters in this game. Help them on their rescue mission as they move out of the snow and into the unknown land of the dinosaurs. This land is a scary jungle filled with plants and most importantly dangerous dinosaurs. Coming out on the iPhone on Monday, November 30, this game was developed by Chillingo.

Here are some of the features of the game:

  • Choose who you play as from all of the six different characters that you know and love from the great Ice Age movies.
  • Play all of the different new challenges. Investigate the entirely new dinosaur world but make sure to watch out for all of the dangers that hide within it.
  • There are many different modes for you to play and compete in with your friends and family.

Top 25 Xbox Games

The Xbox has been around for four years now. In that amount of time, there have been hundreds and hundreds of different exciting games that have been released. Everything from the first person shooter games to the strategy games to the role playing games, there have been a lot of different successful games. Gamers have remained mostly satisfied over the last four years with the games that have come out. There was recently a list created of the top twenty five games that have come out for the Xbox. The top twenty five games that were chosen are as follows:

25. Dead Space
24. Lost Odyssey
23. Dead Rising
22. Shadow Complex
21. NHL ‘10
20. Modern Warfare 2
19. Virtua Fighter 5 Online
18. Left 4 Dead
17. FIFA ‘10
16. Forza 3
15. Rock Band 2
14. Geometry Wars
13. Borderlands
12. Halo Wars
11. Halo 3: ODST
10. Gears of War
9. Braid
8. BioShock
7. The Orange Box
6. Halo 3
5. Grand Theft Auto IV
4. Oblivion
3. Fallout 3
2. Modern Warfare
1. Mass Effect

Every single one of you probably has a different view on what games should be the top twenty five games. Maybe there are one or more games on this list that you have not gotten the chance to play. If there is, then you should definitely look into giving it a try as you will most likely enjoy it considering it is one of the top Xbox games. If the decision was up to you, is there anything you would change about the order of the list or would you add any new songs? Or do you agree with this list completely?

Nirvana and Night Ranger Tracks for Rock Band

For all of you who are big Rock Band fans and are looking for more songs to jam to, there are two new track packs that are going to be available for you to download. The two track packs consist of songs from Nirvana and Night Ranger and these will be available next week in order for you to try and complete. These track packs will be available for Rock Band on the consoles of PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii. One thing that may possibly upset people is that one song, “Sister Christian”, is not including in either of the track packs. So if you are at all interested in these songs, make sure to check out these two track packs.

Here are the two new track packs followed by their prices:

Nirvana Pack 2

  • “Come as You Are (Live from MTV Unplugged)”
  • “Lithium (Live at Reading)”
  • “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

Night Ranger Pack 1

  • “Don’t Tell Me You Love Me”
  • “(You Can Still) Rock in America”
  • “You’re Gonna Hear It From Me”

Price: $5.49/440 Microsoft Points per pack, or $1.99/160 MP/200 Wii Points per track

New Releases for the Week

Since it is monday, it is time to take a look at the new releases that will be coming out in this upcoming week. Considering the past couple of weeks have been filled with many new popular games, this week does not include very many new releases at all. However, there still is a few great new games coming out for the PlayStation 3, the Wii, the Xbox 360, the PlayStation Portable, the Nintendo DS and the PC.

Maybe there are some Twilight fans. Coming out in perfect timing after the new Twilight movie was released, Scene It? Twilight comes out for Wii. Karaoke Revolution comes out for PlayStation 3, Wii, and Xbox 360 as a game that will test people’s voices in a “Dance Dance Revolution” manner. A fitness game, Your Shape: With Jenny McCarthy, is coming out for the Wii.

The new games being released in this upcoming week are as follows:

PlayStation 3

  • Karaoke Revolution

Wii

  • Karaoke Revolution
  • Scene It? Twilight
  • Your Shape: Featuring Jenny McCarthy with Camera

Xbox 360

  • Karaoke Revolution

PSP

  • Tekken 6

Nintendo DS

  • Fighting Fantasy

PC

  • Twin Sector

Need for Speed: Shift DLC

If you are a Need for Speed: Shift fan, then coming soon you are in for quite a treat. In a couple of weeks, Electronic Arts will be releasing their first bit of downloadable content for this popular racing title, Need for Speed: Shift. The best part about it is that this downloadable content will be available to you at no cost. It will be entirely free.

There will be a new multiplayer mode coming out for this DLC. This multiplayer mode is called Team Racing. This mode, Team Racing, will put two teams, each consisting of six players, up against each other in a Circus Maximus style racing battle. There is also something else coming out with this new downloadable content. There will be five new cars that you can get for yourself. The five new rides are as follows:

  • 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 427
  • 1967 Shelby GT-500
  • 1969 Dodge Charger R/T
  • 1971 Dodge Challenger R/T
  • 1998 Toyota Supra Mark IV

This new and exciting downloadable content will be available starting on December 1 for Xbox 360 and on December 10 for the PlayStation 3.