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Analyst: Prepare for Sluggish Spring, No New Consoles Until 2013

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295w ago - Compared to last Spring's outlandish software sales figures (fueled by the release of Super Smash Bros. Brawl and GTA IV), this year's stats aren't inspiring much confidence in gaming industry investors.

In fact, many are anxiously awaiting the launch of new hardware to provide a quick sales boost - but according to industry analyst Michael Pachter (linked above), they shouldn't hold their breath: By his estimation, new hardware won't be hitting store shelves until at least 2013.

Pachter said that publishers would be hesitant to adopt new hardware considering their investments in the current console cycle have yet to adequately pay off.

There is one exception though - Pachter expects the [Register or Login to view links] high-definition Wii may appear some time in 2010.
 

Nintendo Goes Green for Spring with New DS Lite Green Bundle

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296w ago - Nintendo has sprung up a new DS Lite bundle. The Nintendo DS Lite Green Spring Bundle arrives just in time for spring, and for Mother's Day.

To quote from the Press Release: Ah, spring. The time when everyone's fancy turns to... video games. To celebrate the season of growth and rejuvenation, Nintendo announces the blooming of a new Nintendo DS™ system color: Green.

The cool new color comes bundled with a hip carrying case and a copy of the Personal Trainer™: Cooking video game, which serves as an interactive cooking coach.

The new bundle will be available on May 3, which just happens to be a week before Mother's Day (hint, hint). Just like everyone else, moms are always looking for new and interesting meal ideas. Personal Trainer: Cooking includes more than 245 recipes from around the world, along with step-by-step instructions for how to prepare them.

The Nintendo DS Lite Green Spring Bundle is available for pre-order here, at a $149.99 MSRP.
 

Close Out the Winter with PlayStation Network's Spring Fever

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306w ago - We have spring-like weather here already today, and in tune with that comes PlayStation Store Senior Manager Grace Chen with the following PSN Update via PS Blog:

Even though the Punxsutawney Groundhog [Register or Login to view links] six more weeks of winter, PlayStation Network has already caught Spring Fever.

To help spread our excitement, we're launching "PSN Spring Fever" on PlayStation Store to celebrate the exceptional PlayStation Network games and exclusive content on tap to launch in the next few months. And unlike the "official" Groundhog prediction, Spring for us starts tomorrow with the launch of Flower from [Register or Login to view links].

In addition to current PSN exclusive hits like PixelJunk Eden, PAIN and flOw, you can look forward to several other highly anticipated games such as Flower, Noby Noby Boy, Burn Zombie Burn and The Punisher: No Mercy to name a few.

And with these exclusive blockbusters launching on a weekly basis, we'll offer the best downloadable games lineup around. A few of the titles include:

•Flower
• Noby Noby Boy
• No Gravity
• Wheel of Fortune
• Burn Zombie Burn
 

Patapon 2 Set for Spring/Summer European Release on PSP

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307w ago - Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios informed us that Patapon 2 will be arriving to North America "somewhere between the Spring and the Summer" this year exclusively for the PSP system.

Press Release: In Patapon 2, a follow-up to the original that received critical acclaim, players are tasked with leading the colorful Patapons, a brave and noble tribe now in an unfamiliar land, through a series of epic battles against the opposing army and gigantic monsters.

In a distinct gameplay twist, action and rhythm are intertwined as players utilize drumbeats to march, attack, and defend, ultimately leading the Patapon tribe to victory. Delivering more content and better gameplay in the single-player experience and introducing multi-player gameplay to the franchise through Game Sharing, Patapon™2 brings back the scampering eyeballs armed and more ready than ever for battle.

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With 200%+ more content than the original, Patapon™2 features close to a hundred missions in a variety of new vivid 2D environments. Players will outfit their Patapon army, collect resources, and grow their tribe into a devastating fighting force. Patapon™2 also presents new Patapon characters, including bird riders, robots and magicians.

In this new adventure users will find even...
 

The Punisher: No Mercy Coming to PS3 on PSN in Spring 2009

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307w ago - ZEN Studios Reveals New "The Punisher: No Mercy" Screenshots and Confirms Spring Launch on PlayStationNetwork of Game Based on Marvel's Renowned Super Hero

Press Release: LOS ANGELES, Calif.- February 5, 2009- Today ZEN Studios released six new screenshots from their upcoming arena-based first-person shooter, The Punisher: No Mercy, inspired by Marvel's cult favorite Super Hero.

The studio also confirmed that the game is set for an exclusive release on the PlayStationNetwork in Spring 2009. To view the latest screens from the game, visit www.marvel.com.

Powered by Unreal Engine 3, No Mercy was designed with fast-paced online multiplayer FPS action in mind. With inspiration rooted in the Punisher's rich Marvel Comics history, the game allows players to choose from an eclectic mix of Punisher allies and villains. Battle arenas span from shipyards rife with contraband to the"birthplace" of the Punisher's archenemy, Jigsaw, and up to eight players can blast away at each other in a variety of solo and team-based missions.

In addition to exceptional online play, No Mercy also offers a single-player Story mode featuring exclusive artwork from acclaimed Marvel artist Mike Deodato.

For more information on ZEN Studios, please visit: www.zenstudios.com.
 
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