Monday, December 3, 2012

Holiday Guide to Gaming: E10+ Games Sure to Please your Tween

Looking for that perfect video game for your tween this holiday season? Check out these three new release sure to satisfy any little gamer – and the big ones too!

Adventure Time: Hey, Ice King! Why’d You Steal our Garbage?!!

The first game is based of Cartoon Networks Emmy-award nominated series, Adventure Time: Hey, Ice King! Why’d You Steal our Garbage?!! Follows our favorites Finn and Jake, as the wake up one morning to find their trash stolen by the Ice King!

Now this one is really for not just the tween in your life, but any fan of Adventure Time – How can you not love this cartoon? I don’t do cartoons often, but this one I love.  I was excited to see a game finally made from one of my favorites and had great expectations. I was also instantly drawn to this title developed by WayForward, after hearing its design was to be modeled after a classic Zelda game – you know I love Zelda.

In this totally magical, fun filled story written by the creator himself, Pendleton Ward, the Ice King has stolen Finn and Jakes Trash and constructs a Garbage Princess – this all might seem crazy if you’re not a fan of the show. In the action adventure game we find our “hero’s” on a mission to teach that Ice King a lesson and rescue the princess while travelling to a few different places on the map of Ooo and meeting up with many different familiar faces.

I guess you can say it takes its Zelda cues from side missions, dungeon, towns and more, that you will embark upon – sometimes time and time again, as you move across the land/map.

Publisher: D3Publisher
Developer: WayForward
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS and DS systems SRP $29.95
Released: November 20th, 2012
Rated E10+ for Animated Blood, Cartoon Violence and Comic Mischief

Rise of the Guardians

Based on DreamWorks new animated feature film, Rise of the Guardians (in theaters November 21, 2012) your imagination will soar in Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game!
Play as one of the classic childhood legends, including: North (Santa Claus), Tooth ( the Tooth Fairy), Bunnymund  The Easter Bunny, Sandman and Jack Frost. In this adventure game each guardian has their own set of upgradable abilities that will help you battle the evil spirit “Pitch” and his infectious nightmares. With drop-in-and-out multiplayer for up to four players, cool team attacks, and an arsenal of spellbinding moves, you and your team of Guardians will protect the hopes, beliefs and imaginations of children all over the world!

Genre: Action
Publisher: D3 Publisher
Developer: Torus Games
Platform: Wii U, Xbox 360, PS3 – SRP $39.95 Nintendo 3DS, DS and Wii - $29.95
Release Date: November 20, 2012
Rated: E10+ for everyone 10 and older: Fantasy Violence

Ben 10 Omniverse

Based on the animated series, Ben 10 Omniverse introduces fans to a different Ben10 experience through a a new style, a new batch of aliens, and Ben’s sidekick Rook, a skilled but inexperience’s Plumber graduate. In the game, players will have the power to switch forms and battle as one of 13 playable alien hero’s, as they work to defeat the evil plans of a fierce villain instant of destroying the world – available for play in single player or co-operative mode.

Players play as Ben or Rook, fighting enemies and progressing through stages. As stated above Ben has 13 transformations (each of which can be leveled up) while Rook uses a prototool, which transforms into a variety of weapons.

My son was a huge fan of the Ben 10 series when he was younger and still never misses the opportunity to try any Ben 10 titles. His take was the game played smooth, a lot like the protector of Earth title only with fresh characters and base line.

Genre: Action
Publisher: D3 Publisher
Release Date: November 13, 2012  
Rated: E10+ for Everyone 10 and older: Animated Blood, Cartoon Violence
Paltform: Wii U,Xbox 360 and PS3 -SRP $39.95  Wii and Nintendo DS – SRP $29.95 

This was not a paid post. I received above mentioned product(s) for free through the  above mentioned company or PR agency, for review purpose. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. My opinion is always my own and it no way influenced. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. 


Pam said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Sounds like a lot of fun! I think we would like Rise of the Guardians.

Thomas Murphy said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

Rise of the Guardians is an awesome game!

Terri said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

I know Rise of the Guardians is on my son's list! Great collection!

Jen F said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

What a great list. My daughter wants to try the Rise of the Guardians.

Stephen Alexander said...Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

That looks like a fun game!

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