SimAnimals Africa

WII, DS / Strategy / Release: Oct 27, 2009 / ESRB: E


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Wolfenstein 3D iPhone Update Grants Spear of Destiny

id Software has updated the iPhone port of its vintage shooter Wolfenstein 3D, packing in the 21-level prequel Spear of Destiny and support for user-created maps.

Also arriving in the free update are map interface improvements and an id trivia section. Now dubbed Wolfenstein 3D Classic Platinum and weighing in at a 3G-unfriendly 21.5MB, the game costs $1.99 on iTunes. Thanks Schnapple for the tip.

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Katamari Rolls on PlayStation 3 This September

Katamari Forever, the first PlayStation 3 entry in the eccentric sticky ball-rolling franchise Katamari Damacy, is now complete, has entered manufacturing, and will ship to North American retailers September 22, publisher Namco Bandai said today.

This time, the King of All Cosmos has lost his memory due to an "unfortunately accident" that also knocked all the stars out of the sky, once again leaving it up to you, the Prince of All Cosmos, to roll around that ever-enlarging ball and recreate the night sky. Read more »

"Hope its frame rate is a SOLID 60fps and never drops. The 360 version is fun, but doesn'treally ..."
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Katamari Forever Trailer: Oh Boy, Hand Puppets!

"This video makes me hungry," says the rooster. "Let's get some ice cream," responds the monkey. "I'm so there," the rooster adds before noting his desire to swim. "But you can fly high," protests the monkey, before it is reminded that roosters can't fly very far.

And somehow, this all ties into Namco's Katamari Forever, due on PlayStation 3 this fall.

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More Wild SimAnimals Coming to Wii and DS

Look out! More wild animals are headed to the Wii and Nintendo DS via Electronic Arts, which today announced an exotic sequel to SimAnimals dubbed SimAnimals Africa.

Due out this fall and sporting a "playful new art style" on the Wii, the Sims Studio-developed sequel sees players attempting to tame such dangerous beasts as lions, rhinos and crocodiles through various mini-games set in the "African kingdom." Read more »

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Shack PSA: Wolfenstein 3D Hits Xbox 360 Today, PS3 Tomorrow

As promised last week, the grandpappy of the first-person shooter as we know it is now available on the Xbox Live Marketplace, and arrives in the PlayStation Store tomorrow.

The Noctural Missions expansion pack is included, bringing the release to a whopping sixty levels across six episodes. And you get to fight Mecha-Hitler. Who could resist? Read more »

"That looks good. It would be nice to see the improved sprites from the Jaguar / Mac versions, ..."
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Wolfenstein 3D Hits PS3 and Xbox 360 Next Week

The downloadable Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network release of id's classic first-person shooter Wolfenstein 3D will arrive next week, Activision has just revealed.

Containing both the original Wolfenstein 3D and "Nocturnal Missions" expansion--making for a total of 60 levels across six episodes--the shooter will hit Xbox 360 on Wednesday June 3, followed by the PlayStation 3 release on Thursday June 4. Read more »

"Already have it for DOS, 3DO, and Jaguar... I'm good, thanks :)"
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Wolfenstein 3D Coming to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

id Software's classic first-person shooter is headed to the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, according to the ESRB game ratings list.

No further details are available but odds are it will be a downloadable release on Xbox Live Arcade and the PlayStation Store, timed to promote the upcoming Wolfenstein game developed by Raven Software--coming this summer to PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. Read more »

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Katamari Damacy PS3 Trailer Brings Pure Joy

Namco Bandai's eclectic ball-roller Katamari Damacy is at long last coming to the PlayStation 3, and while series creator Keita Takahashi isn't substantially involved in the franchise any more, the first trailer still provides a healthy dose of untainted happiness.

Sporting all sorts of crazy visual options, Katamari Damacy Tribute hits Japan later this year. No North American release has been announced, but you know it's coming. Read more »

"is there a list of the artists (written in english, not japanese) anywhere? "
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Wolfenstein 3D Arrives in iPhone App Store

id Software today released its classic first-person shooter Wolfenstein 3D on the iPhone and iPod Touch via the iTunes App Store. The 9.9MB download is priced at $4.99.

Packing the original six episodes, complete with the famed MechaHitler boss fight, the game offers two different control methods. One has players navigating and shooting with the touch screen, and the other sees players tilting the device for movement. Read more »

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