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Written by Alex Terris
Wednesday, 03 May 2006
Midway have recently revealed in a press release that they will be developing three games for the Nintendo Wii, named Blitz: The League, Happy Feet and The Ant Bully. All three titles are expected to be playable at this years E3.
Here is the relevant extract from the press release, which can be found here.
Blitz®: The League™ (Xbox 360™, Nintendo Wii™, PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) system; October 2006) -- The celebrated arcade-style football franchise is back and better than ever witha new treatment of America's most popular sport. Blitz: The Leagueexposes the harsh and troubling, behind-the-scenes stories of a fictional professional football league.
Happy Feet™ (PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube™, Nintendo Wii, Game Boy® Advance, Nintendo DS™, PC; November 2006) -- Based on Warner Bros. Pictures' upcoming comedy adventure Happy
Feet™, Midway's immersive video game puts the player in the "tap shoes" of Mumble, a young penguin born into a nation of singing Emperor Penguins where each needs a Heartsong to attract a
soul mate. Unfortunately, Mumble is the worst singer in the world...however, as it happens, he is a brilliant tap dancer! Based on the general storyline of the film, the player will be able to experience life from the point of view of Mumble in music, dance and interaction with the friends and enemies of the penguin's world.
The Ant Bully (PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance, PC; July 2006 - Nintendo Wii; November 2006) -- Go pick on someone your own size! After bullying an innocent ant colony, a young boy named Lucas is magically shrunk down to ant size and embarks on a remarkable adventure. Play as Lucas, experiencing the dangerous and thrilling life of an ant as you battle, explore and forge new friendships with natives and other species in his new ant world.
Based on exciting moments from Warner Bros. Pictures upcoming digitally animated family adventure The Ant Bully, and featuring all-new challenges created especially for the game, help Lucas evolve from recluse to hero in his quest to save the colony from
We'll keep you informed of any developments.
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Cola-Cola Great Britain and Nintendo UK both have a big surprise to their respective consumers. Beginning May 14 until July 2007, there will be a total of 182 million specially marked packs of Fanta, Sprite, and Dr. Pepper all around the nation. Purchase these drinks and you give yourself a chance to win Ultimate Wii Games Rooms.
Ultimate Wii Games Rooms, just so you know, consists of a Nintendo Wii Console, Wii Sports game, Samsung 26" LCD TV, a mini fridge and a case each of 330ml Fanta, Sprite, and Dr Pepper. Do take note that all through out the promotion, ten of this will be given away - every day
"This promotion marks the start of an exciting summer of activity for our Flavoured Sparkling Beverage brands. The brand aspires to be a credible part of our teen consumers worlds and will reinforce this positioning by giving consumers access to the ultimate Wii experience," remarked Fanta Senior Brand Manager Simon Pick. Nintendo UK's Ben Taylor likewise added:
Wii is already the must have gadget of the year for people of all ages. This activity will re-enforce our message not just with with hardcore gamers but importantly will also reach everyone in the household including the mums and dads we also want to attract to our products.
The promotion was conceptualized with the help of communications agency BD-NTWK. It'll be marketed all around UK including new 20" and 30" TV advertisements, online advertising, and extensive PR activity with a multi-million pound budget.