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Oxygen announced today that four new DS titles will be added to its spring line up. Hurry Up Hedgehog; An intriguing multiplayer brainteaser for all ages, and Powershot Pinball Constructor; allowing you to play, create and share pinballs - are both set for release March 28th. Pirates: Duels on the High Seas; an epic adventure for the 7 keys of the 7 seas, and 8Ball Allstars; Your pool, your way, your rules - both hitting stores April 18th.
Disney is enjoying huge success with their original television series Hannah Montana with over 23 million homes in Europe tuning in. They've decided to bring the young pop star to three platforms; each innovative music-inspired title will let fans interactive with their favourite characters.
Hannah Montana: Music Jam for Nintendo DS and Hannah Montana: Spotlight World Tour will be arriving this spring in April on the 25th. The PS2 version of Spotlight World Tour will arrive much later during autumn this year.
Dr. Reiner Knizia, with the aid of Eidos Interactive and Razorback Developments, has formulated a world full of algorithmic brain teasers set in many exotic locations.
It's set exclusively on the Nintendo DS and should be arriving early to mid April.
South Peak Interactive could be set to release a Wii version of Runaway: Dream of the Turtle after the DS version has been released. It's currently available to PC users but was announced for the DS last year.
EB Games has a listing for the game under its Wii section with a release date of 1st April 2008. We don't know how they'll take advantage of the Wii remote or if this is actually true yet.
Zavvi has told MCV that they'll be increasing their games area by 15 percent, taking shelf space from the music section.
The reason for this increase is because during the Christmas season the store saw a big increase in the amount of game products that got sold. This will mark the second time its increased its range of gaming products.
Nintendo of America has released a huge list that contains release dates for their upcoming Wii and DS games as well as some third party ones that are currently in development. These dates aren't for the European version, unfortunately for us they are US dates but they should give us a good idea of when they are nearing release in the UK.
We would like to point out some of our favorite ones on this list for the Wii, Alone in the Dark is coming in March from Atari, Mario Kart Wii with Wii Wheel from Nintendo are set to arrive in spring and LucasArts LEGO: Indiana Jones is also set for a release in spring whilst Star Wars: The Force Unleashed will be hitting stores in the summer.
The Competition Commission has confirmed that Game's acquisition of Gamestation is almost set and that the market shouldn't expect to see any substantial lessening of competition for the supply of gaming software, consoles and related accessories in the UK.
Game said: "The board of The GAME Group is pleased to note that the Competition Commission, in its final report published today, has unconditionally cleared the completed acquisition of Gamestation,"
Capcom announced that the latest installment of its courtroom drama series, Apollo Justice is scheduled to be released in North America on February 12th, 2008. This will fourth title in the series and is said to feature new characters.
Eidos announced this morning that they'll also be developing Tomb Raider: underworld for the Wii, DS and PS2. Originally it was only announced for the PC, Xbox 360 and PS3, but due to these changes the release date has been pushed back to Q4 2008.