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New Video Game Releases: Week 15, 2011

3. Rio

Maybe you've seen the movie, maybe you haven't. Regardless of that fact, the Rio video game promises to bring you hours of multiplayer party fun in a lively and colorful action game. Choose from 8 playable characters to play as in seven unique modes for some non-stop fun. Here's more information about the game:

"Product Features:

  • Over 40 Mini-Games: Compete in a variety of action-packed mini-games that keep players coming back for more
  • 8 Playable Characters: Play as your favorite characters: Blu, Jewel, Pedro, Nico, Raphael, and Eva
  • 7 Unique Modes: Play your own selection of mini-games in the way you want (Story, Party, Carnaval, Carnaval Wheel, and Garland Gala)
  • Drop in and Drop out Multiplayer: Jump in to challenge your friends (up to 4 players) at any point in the game
  • Recreate your Favorite Moments: Journey through the rainforest, Copacabana Beach, Rio streets and much more"

You can get Rio from Amazon for your: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Nintendo DS, Xbox 360

4. Spongebob Squiggleplants

This game requires the uDraw tablet to play. Get ready for some wacky gaming in SpongeBob SquigglePants as you tilt, flick, tap, and draw to accomplish over a hundred game challenges. This would be perfect for kids and even for adults who are young at heart who adore the yellow sponge who lives in a pineapple under the sea. Here's more about the game:

"In SpongeBob's most crazy, creative adventure yet, be prepared to laugh your SquigglePants off as you tilt, flick, tap and draw through more than 100 Nanogames set in six zany worlds. SpongeBob SquigglePants puts you in the driver's seat for a dizzying series of lightening-speed Nanogames,  giving you mere seconds to finish one before moving right on to the next. Within this rapid-fire succession of challenges, SpongeBob SquigglePants exposes players to never-before-seen SpongeBob art styles from the Nickelodeon vault. SpongeBob SquigglePants also lets players digitally draw, paint, color and choose from dozens of SpongeBob-themed stamps, using the uDraw to create a masterpiece worthy of a place in Patchy's own collection of SpongeBob art, or their own refrigerator, thanks to the uDraw's exclusive ability to export art to the Wii's SD card slot.  The entire game is hosted by SpongeBob's biggest fan, Patchy the Pirate, in a never-before-seen live action experience for an added level of under-the-sea silliness."

You can get SpongeBob SquigglePants from Amazon for your: Nintendo Wii