Monday, August 24, 2009

This Week's New Video Games

Metroid Prime Trilogy (Wii, rated Teen)
Metroid Prime Trilogy is a new collection of three previously released Metroid Prime games that bundles all three games onto one disc and revamps the first two installments with intuitive Wii Remote controls, wide-screen presentation, and other enhancements. This is a must-have for Metroid Prime fans!

Professor Layton and The Diabolical Box (DS, rated Everyone 10+)
The sequel to Professor Layton and the Mysterious Village, focuses on a box which kills anyone who opens it. Layton goes in to investigate and solve the mystery before it's too late. Once again, it's up to Professor Layton and his apprentice, Luke, to unravel the mystery and they need your puzzle-solving help to do it. Players will tackle more than 150 new brain teasers, riddles and logic puzzles as they attempt to puzzle out the mystery behind the Diabolical Box.

Batman: Arkham Asylum (PC, PS3, Xbox 360, rated Teen)
In this download only game, players take on the role of Batman as he is delivering The Joker to Arkham Asylum, where his greatest foes are waiting with a trap.

The Clique: Diss and Make Up (DS, rated Everyone 10+)
Based on the best-selling young adult book series by author Lisi Harrison, The Clique: Diss and Make Up, players assume the role of the new girl at school, taking on the challenges of climbing the social ladder to join the ultimate clique, the Pretty Committee. Player will use gossip, fashion and wit to make friends, join cliques, attend classes, and even work after school “jobbies” with a variety of exciting mini-games.

Wizards of Waverly Place (DS, rated Everyone)
Wizards of Waverly Place allows fans to experience the magical mishaps of Alex Russo, with the help of her brothers, Max and Justin. Players can experience five unique and exciting episodes while learning how to cast new magic spells ensuing in hours of hilarious and mischievous fun! Fans will visit recognizable locations from the show, and hang out with familiar friends from the hit Disney Channel TV series.