Monday, May 04, 2009

This Week's New Video Games

posted by Jeff McKinney (follow me on Twitter)

It's a quiet week for new game releases but there are still a few worth checking out. Following are our favorite pics of the new games arriving in stores this week.

New Play Control! Donkey Kong Jungle Beat (Wii, rated Everyone)
Part of Nintendo's New Play Control! series that takes classic Nintendo games and remakes them for the motion-sensing control system of the Wii Donkey Kong Jungle Beat puts you in Donkey Kong's, uh, fur as you swing through the jungle on a banana-grabbing adventure.

History's Great Empires: Rome (DS, rated Everyone 10+)
Rome is part of a series of Pocket History games designed with The History Channel to bring history to a wider audience. this is an action-packed, strategy game filled with elements of resource management, diplomacy, strategy and tactical warfare.

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
(DS, Wii, Xbox360, rated Everyone 10+)
This adventure game based on the movie features 14 levels that take place is such locations as The Smithsonian, the Air and Space Museum, the Lincoln Memorial and many more.