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Wii U Version of Sonic Boom Game Shows Off Gameplay

GamerHub TV’s Youtube channel has recently posted a few minutes of gameplay from the Wii U version of Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric, which is the first ever we’ll get to see gameplay footage from a game based on the upcoming animated TV series.

The Wii U version of Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric is developed by Big Red Button and is scheduled for release this November alongside Sanzaru Games’ 3DS entry, Shattered Crystal. You can check out the gameplay footage (which came from E3) below:

Avengers, Brave, Muppets, and Monsters University at Disney’s D23 Expo

Avengers, Brave, Muppets, and Monsters University at Disney's D23 Expo

Comic-Con, E3, WizardWorld and more are all part of the convention boom that has taken over in the past decade or so. Hoping to join in the take over, Disney is ready to unleash a whole new world of exclusives and teaser information at their own upcoming convention, D23 Expo. Fans will get a special look inside Disney projects, Pixar Movies, and the comic book world of Marvel, with all-star appearances from the folks behind the Muppets, The Avengers, Pixar’s Brave, and so much more. The whole adventure begins on August 19th, an we’d need a full press release to get all the details out there … so thankfully, that’s exactly what we have! Read on.

E3 2011: X-Men Destiny for Marvel

E3 2011: X-Men Destiny for Marvel

School is still in session for Marvel’s X-Men: First Class, but that hasn’t stopped the House of Mouse from expanding the Mutant’s universe further with a new video game title, X-Men: Destiny. Disney will bring the game to the Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Nintendo DS this September, allowing fans to pop claws, shoot eye lasers, control weather, or otherwise “get their Mutant on.” Gamers can choose from three characters, then select the skills your character learns. These three have their own fighting style (like any mutant does) and your selected character will have special skills that you’ve picked out for them.

E3 2011 Game: Kirby Dream Land 4 Wii, Right back at ya

E3 2011 Game: Kirby Dream Land 4 Wii, Right back at ya

Nintendo is bringing yet another Kirby game and this time he’s not in a loop *get it? Because they made Epic Yarn? Yes? Sorry that was bad I’ll shut up and get back to discussing*.  HAL Laboratory and Satoru Iwata are still working on the Kirby game, so not much is known about the new game yet. But Iwata released a new Kirby trailer so not all is lost and it seems like the game can have up to four players. So now you can play Kirby with your buds! Kirby is said to fly into your Nintendo Wii consoles later this year.

E3 2011: Nintendo Wii U Revealed

E3 2011: Nintendo Wii U Revealed

Nintendo recently revealed their new console Wii 2 – well actually its now known as Nintendo Wii U. The new console comes with a very interesting controller. The controller is like an iPad but better, With this you can sit and watch your own screen while your friends and or family play on the television screen with their “wiimotes,” and when your parents, girlfriend, boyfriend, or other friend want to bug you about interrupting your game to watch some boring movie or show (unless it’s animated!) you can easily switch from the television screen right on to your Wii U controller and continue on playing from there. Now you can play your favorite games such as Kirby, Zelda, Pokemon, Mario without being interrupted. You can video chat with friends and family, draw on it and wait, there’s more!

E3 2011 promises many new cartoon games

E3 2011 promises many new cartoon games

For the next few days, E3 will be transformed into a video game (and video gamer’s) paradise, as the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2011 (aka “E3 2011”) ravages Los Angeles. What kind of news can we expect? Well, to be honest, we don’t actually know yet. The folks behind all of the various convention portions take pride in keeping everything a major surprise for this week – but we do know it’s going to be awesome. In addition to finding out more games for the Nintendo 3DS (sound familiar?) we’ll also hear about an entirely new Nintendo home console that will follow the Nintendo Wii. Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, and Disney will also be on hand to launch new titles and make new announcements. …and will bring all the news and updates right to you!! Ready for it?

Disney unveils Kingdom Hearts 3D for Nintendo 3DS

Disney unveils Kingdom Hearts 3D for Nintendo 3DS

The latest edition in the Kingdom Hearts saga, Kingdom Hearts Re:coded, is still selling like hotcakes on the Nintendo DS platform, but that hasn’t stopped Disney or Square Enix from prepping the next chapter! And this time, we’re looking at a whole new dimension – the third! …dimension! While no release date has yet been set, Disney has confirmed Kingdom Hearts 3D will be hitting the new Nintendo 3DS system sometime “soon”. The game was teased at E3 2010 and will no doubt make an appearance at E3 2011, filled with shots of Sora, King Mickey, and others traveling out of the game and right into your eye! It’s not yet confirmed whether Kingdom Hearts 3D will be a side quest, a new direction, or a “true” sequel to the main franchise, but whatever it is, we want it!

Toy Story 3 Blu-ray and DVD Review

Toy Story 3 Blu-ray and DVD Review

Seems like just a few months ago, we were hyping the release of Toy Story 3 in theaters. …oh wait, it was! Alright, fine. Seems like just a few months ago, we were reviewing Toy Story and Toy Story 2 on Blu-ray. …wait a tick, that’s true, too! Huh. Well, could it possibly be true that we’re now reviewing the amazingly perfect Toy Story 3 Blu-ray for our reading audience! Booyah, we’re three for three here! Disney and Pixar have brought the third film in the Toy Story franchise home to fans in a miraculous fashion, as Toy Story 3 Blu-ray and DVD truly shows how animated toons, and their home versions, should be done.

GameStop tips the hat to Sega’s Sonic Colors

GameStop tips the hat to Sega's Sonic Colors

It’s been a few weeks now since Sonic Colors debuted at E3 2010, but that hasn’t stopped the hype train from rolling on through with new cars’o’goodness! The latest revealed tidbit about Sega’s new Sonic the Hedgehog video game master piece comes directly from the good folks at GameStop. Their promise? Pre-order the game directly from their company, and you’ll find yourself the recipient of one, extra-awesome Sonic hat. That’s right, a Sonic hat! Fans who purchase either the Nintendo Wii or Nintendo DS versions will receive the wonderful gift for online and in-store transactions. Take a look for yourself!

Warner Bros. features Young Justice footage at Comic-Con 2010

Warner Bros. features Young Justice footage at Comic-Con 2010

Comic-Con does comic books and super hero related events like E3 does video games: they cover all the great new and upcoming items and make us nuts while we sit home and wait for them. This year’s con, Comic-Con 2010, is no different, as Warner Bros. teams with Cartoon Network to tease the upcoming animated series Young Justice. We first got wind of the show a few months ago, but can now start to see the toon in motion, with special sneak peeks from the Con. In it, we see Robin, Superboy, Kid Flash, Miss Martian, Artemis, and Aqualad, protegees of the Justice League heroes like Batman, Superman, Flash, Martian Manhunter, Wonder Woman, Green Arrow, and Aquaman. Brandon Vietti and Greg Weisman are responsible for bringing us the series, which should hit our TVs this November. Take a look at the teaser trailer!

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