Archives for December 2010

Farm Frenzy: Ancient Rome

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A long time ago, when Rome ruled the world, a courageous young woman named Scarlett farmed her land in an effort to feed her country’s soldiers and ensure the return of her beloved from the battlefield.

Today, an equally spirited young woman named Scarlett has become an accomplished farmer. What magical bond ties these two women together?

Find out when you play Farm Frenzy: Ancient Rome!

Farm Frenzy: Ancient Rome

Join the Roman Scarlet as she races to grow crops, raise animals and produce essential goods before time runs out. Be her guiding hand as she sends her products to market on a galley, dispatch her chariot to fetch the supplies she needs, and protect her farm against barbarian bears.

Between levels, follow the modern Scarlett in comic-style cut scenes as she solves a tantalizing mystery involving a family heirloom. Featuring 90 all-new levels, amazing animation and hilarious visual gags, Farm Frenzy: Ancient Rome is the best Farm Frenzy yet!

Download the FREE trial: Farm Frenzy: Ancient Rome Game

Fairy Maids

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In the Land of Fairy Tales, finding a happy ending is a trivial thing. That is until you look under the sofa or check the expiration dates in the fridge. Even the happiest of storybook creatures have their messy habits and dirty laundry.

And who does the cleaning? Why, the cleaning fairy, of course! Welcome to The Glade’s one and only cleaning service – Fairy Maids! Take on the fast and fun Time Management gameplay!

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  • Exciting action
  • Hilarious characters
  • Become the cleaning fairy!

Download the FREE trial: Fairy Maids Game

Tasty Planet: Back for Seconds

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Gobble up the entire Tasty Planet in this fun and exciting Adventure game! Grow in size and take on even more delectable items as you storm through level after level as an extremely hungry blob of grey goo.

Start off in a small science lab, but take on the entire city in Tasty Planet – Back for Seconds. Track down new treats and take over the Tasty Planet!

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* Exciting levels
* Tricky obstacles
* Take on Tasty Planet!

Download the FREE trial: Tasty Planet: Back for Seconds Game

Dream Day True Love Game

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For Bill and Helen, true love began during World War II, and blossomed into a lifetime of romance.

Sift through seven decades of actual photographs, letters and keepsakes, as you discover their story filled with special moments, family and adventure.

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Celebrate this incredible relationship and explore gorgeous scenes from their past in Dream Day True Love, a fun Hidden Object game!

  • Travel through time
  • Beautiful locations
  • Based on a real couple!

Download the FREE trial: Dream Day True Love

Soap Opera Dash

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Help Rosie film the best Soap Opera ever! Run the sets and make sure all the actors are happy in this fun and exciting Time Management game! Rosie must keep things sailing smoothly in order to film her hit TV show.

Get help from her friends as you go on a frantic Soap Opera Dash! Show the world how talented Simon is and help him shoot to stardom. Upgrade your props and set locations as you wow the critics!

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  • Fast-paced gameplay
  • Lovable characters
  • Help Rosie film her Soap Opera!

Download the FREE trial: Soap Opera Dash Game

Roads of Rome 2

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Caesar, the governor of Rome, has been poisoned, and there’s no potion strong enough in the world of mortals that can cure him of his terrible disease.

Caesar’s daughter Julia is in despair and Victorius, an honorable general, sets out on a long journey to the kingdom of the Gods.

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The lands of barbarians are full of dangers, so be careful! Help Victorius find the magic potion that will save Caesar’s life in Roads to Rome 2!

  • Incredible gameplay
  • Fantastic storyline
  • All roads lead to Rome!

Download the FREE trial: Roads of Rome II

Fear For Sale: Mystery of McInroy Manor

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Emma Roberts has been tasked with writing a story about an old haunted manor for Fear for Sale Magazine.

The estate has been locked up for years, but a sizable donation from Emma’s editor has opened up the home for exploration.

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Unravel the tale of the demise of the McInroy family, and set their souls free in Fear for Sale – Mystery of McInroy Manor, a dark and mysterious Hidden Object Puzzle Adventure game.

  • Dark, immersive atmosphere
  • Perplexing puzzles
  • Explore the McInroy Estate!

Download the FREE trial: Fear For Sale: Mystery of McInroy Manor

Cradle of Rome 2

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Welcome back to the city on the seven hills! Rome was one of the most powerful and beautiful capitals of all time. Write your own history of the Roman Empire in the engaging Match 3 game, Cradle of Rome 2.

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Journey through incredible matching fun and the exhilarating process of building the city. Experience the new world of Rome from the cradle to the glory! Solve challenging minigames and draw blueprints to turn your small settlement into the flourishing empire.

* Exciting gameplay
* Intense action
* Become the Emperor!

Download the FREE trial: Cradle of Rome 2

Club Paradise

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Help young Summer start her new job, and work her way to the top of Club Paradise! Keep the customers happy to earn tips and purchase powerful upgrades and new items.

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Start serving drinks poolside and move on to other areas of Club Paradise by using your Time Management skills. Make your picky clientele`s vacation the most relaxing and the most comfortable they`ve ever had to improve Club Paradise!

* Fast-paced gameplay
* Powerful upgrades
* Enjoy Club Paradise!

Download the FREE trial: Club Paradise

Nickelodeon Fit

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Nickelodeon and 2Kplay have come together to create the first ever fitness game designed for children and featuring all of your child’s favourite Nickelodeon characters.

Nickelodeon Fit is basically a children’s version of the Wii Fit game that is so popular with adults. A lot of the games are very similar to those in the Wii Fit game for adults so for those of you with kids that sit back and watch with great excitement and want to get involved in the fun. They will love this game, it’s just like mum and dad’s BUT designed just for them with the added bonus of all their favourite Nickelodeon characters.

This game is exercise made fun, that the kids will love. It has been kid tested by children and parents for age appropriateness, enjoyment and quality.

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An important function of this game is the parental options where you can monitor activity and create custom routines. This will allow you to ensure that your child is focusing on the areas of the greatest relevance or enjoyment to them personally.

Each player needs to have a profile, customised to their personal attributes. Nickelodeon Fit can maintain 5 player profiles at a time. These can be managed in the parental options. The age, height and weight information does not change with any amount of game play and the weight is not something that can be monitored through Nickelodeon Fit as it is in the adult Wii Fit game. The Fitness stats track statistics for BMI, MVPA and overall usage. The BMI will only change when the height and weight information is changed in the profile so is not affected at all by game play.

The MVPA information will be graphed so parents can view how much time their child has spent playing games corresponding to each intensity level. Moderate activity will raise a child’s heart rate and breathing rate but will not stop the child talking through the activity. Vigorous activity will raise the heart and breathing rates to a point where the child will only be able to speak a few words at a time, though I think to stop my Miss 7 speaking it would have to be very vigorous.

There are 5 different sections of games; 1 for each of the friends and 1 where all of the friends play together. Each of the friends has 7 games you can play with them and some of them need to be unlocked by playing the earlier games and there is an option to play all of their games in sequence. There are 2 play together games which are a relay and a round robin.

One of the really good things about this game is the on screen tutorial at the beginning of each game. Moose A. Moose will talk you through what you have to do but there is also a little icon at the bottom of the screen that shows you what actions are required.

The MVPA of a game may vary depending on the controller choice; a lot of these games can be played with the Wii Balance Board or the Wii Remote alone. This offers more options for children with differing levels of comprehension and activity. Younger children who don’t quite understand the way they need to utilise the Wii Balance Board don’t need to be left out of the game play because by moving the Wii remote they will still be able to play quite effectively.

This game is fun for children from an early age and I think will still interest the slightly older children. For those children at that ‘gamer’ age where all they want to do is play video games, this would be a perfect compromise – healthy and active exercise centred around the video game, a great way to get them up and active. Hopefully a solid basis to promote a healthy and active lifestyle in the future.

Nickelodeon Fit is out now exclusively on Wii for $69.95 from all good game retailers!