Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: DS

Lego The Lord of The Rings ventures forth onto handhelds

Lego The Lord of the Rings (360, 3DS, DS, PS3, PS Vita, Wii) Handheld Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Only the blocky shall pass! The latest in TT Games’ Lego line of titles, Lego The Lord of The Rings, has hit store shelves for 3DS, DS, and PS Vita. The game follows the film series as Frodo, Aragorn, Gandalf, Legolas, Gimli and the rest of the Fellowship visit the same locations and run across familiar faces as they journey to Mount Doom. Puzzles, magic, and melee combat await, and for those with the 3DS or PS Vita version, drop-in, drop-out support allows for friends to join in at any time.

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Transformers Prime now available for 3DS, DS, and Wii

Transformers fans looking for a new adventure after Fall of Cybertron will be able to explore a new part of the universe today with the launch of Transformers Prime. Based off the television show, Prime is available only on Nintendo consoles and features Optimus Prime and his fellow Autobots in a battle against Megatron and the Decepticons for control of Thunderwing. Battles take place in robot form and alt mode with melee combat and driving sequences.

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Cradle of Rome 2 now available for 3DS, DS

Cradle of Rome 2 (3DS, DS) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Rising Star Games has released their second title in North America, the 3DS and DS match-three puzzler Cradle of Rome 2. The Cerasus Media-developed sequel includes 100 new levels, construction mini-games, seven ages, and for the 3DS, hi-res artwork and fully interactive 3D board.

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The Amazing Spider-Man slings onto store shelves

The Amazing Spiderman (360, 3DS, DS, PC, PS3, Wii) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 2

Beenox is following up last year’s Spider-Man: Edge of Time today with The Amazing Spider-Man. Serving as an epilog to the upcoming film, the Seamus Fahey-penned story follows the webcrawler’s exploits after the films ends as he faces off against Scorpion, Rhino, Black Cat, and other famous reimagined villains. Open-world gameplay and Bruce Campbell return to the series, while new powers, including Web Rush, are introduced into the universe.

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Lego The Lord of the Rings treking to Mount Retail later this year

Lego Lord of the Rings (360, 3DS, DS, PC, PS3, Vita, Wii) Announcement - Screenshot 1

You shall pass! Warner Bros. has announced TT Games’ next Lego adventure, Lego The Lord of the Rings. Based on the film trilogy, Lord of the Rings is scheduled to ship this fall for the 360, 3DS, DS, PC, PS3, PS Vita, and Wii. The family-friendly quest will task gamers with solving riddles and battling blocky foes on their way to Mount Doom. Players will get to travel through the Misty Mountains, Mines of Moria, encountering Orcs, Uruk-hai, and the Balrog.

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Battleship hits store shelves – aliens beware!

Battleship (360, 3DS, DS, PS3, Wii) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

It’s time to man the guns and face the alien hordes. The game adaptation of the movie adaptation of the boardgame Battleship has set sail for 360, 3DS, DS, PS3, and Wii. Players get to lead a fleet against an alien threat using a hybrid system of strategy and first-person action as they battle their way out of a dome surrounding the Hawaiian Islands. Fleets comprised of destroyers, carriers, and even the U.S.S. Missouri must face off against aliens on land, in sea, and in the air.

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Transformers Prime announced for Nintendo platforms

Activision has announced a new Transformers title for the 3DS, DS, and Wii, based on the ongoing Transformers Prime animated series. Titled Transformers Prime, the game will give gamers the chance to play as Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Arcee, Autobot Ratchet, and Bulkhead in melee-based combat and driving sequences as they battle the Decepticons for control over a secret weapon.

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X-Men Destiny now available, the Brotherood and X-Men want YOU!

X-Men Destiny (360, DS, PS3, Wii) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The X-Men and Brotherhood of Mutants continue their struggle today with the release of Activision’s X-Men Destiny for the 360, DS, PS3, and Wii. As one of three new mutants who have recently discovered their latent abilities, players must pick which side they are on as they battle against and with such X-Men luminaries as Cyclops, Wolverine, Gambit, and Magneto.

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Activision announces Edge of Time and Destiny voice-over cast, discussion panel, and more for Comic-Con 2011

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Activision is kicking off their Comic-Con 2011 festivities with several announcements, including the voice-over cast of their upcoming Spider-Man and X-Men titles and info on a panel featuring the man himself, Stan Lee.

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(DS Review) WireWay

(DS Review) WireWay

“As clever as the design is, it unfortunately has to support spotty controls, a poor camera system, and uneven level design.”

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