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Brave Tank Hero marches towards Aug. 11th launch date on 3DS

Brave Tank Hero

Burlingame, CA. – July 30, 2015 - Natsume Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, today announced a release date for the upcoming 3DS and Wii U title, Brave Tank Hero. It's up to you, brave soldier, to help take Paradise City back! Complete over 50 action-packed Missions in this 3D action tank game while powering up your tanks to take on increasingly difficult enemies! Brave Tank Hero will be available on the 3DS starting August 11th, with the Wii U version following in the coming weeks.

Choose from three different types of tanks to take on the enemy, including huge and fearsome boss tanks! Each mission has its own goal, varying from defeating all enemies, taking down a specific base, rescuing a civilian vehicle, and more. Replay Missions to get better rankings to help power up your tank, and use your radar to plan key tactical strikes! To accomplish goals and grab the highest star ranking, players can choose to deploy one of three tanks, including a Light, Attack, and Heavy tank, each with their own advantages and pitfalls.

"We are always looking for different kinds of games to bring to our fans, and Brave Tank Hero is one of those quirky titles," said Hiro Maekawa, president and CEO of Natsume Inc. "We're pleased to be working alongside Arc System Works to bring more games to our Wii U fans as well!"

While the 3DS version sports a full 50 missions, each with varying goals, fans of the Wii U version get some extra goodies, with both Versus Play and Versus Co-Op play, so pass a controller to your friend! Wii U owners also gain some special missions, and can additionally take on more challenging versions of each boss tank after completing the game. Get ready to defeat the invading forces and return the "Paradise" back to Paradise City!

Players can follow the latest news for all of the beloved Natsume franchises at www.natsume.com and get a scoop on all of the latest Natsume updates, contests, screen shots and more at www.natsume.com/facebook and www.twitter.com/natsume_inc.

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Frogmind's 'BADLAND: Game of the Year Edition' Is Out Now on Wii U


Badland

HELSINKI, Finland – July 30, 2015 – Frogmind is happy to announce today that BADLAND: Game of the Year Edition is available now worldwide for Nintendo’s Wii U™ system.

BADLAND: Game of the Year Edition is based on Frogmind’s multi-award-winning game, BADLAND, a console-quality game for tablets with over 25 million players worldwide. BADLAND is a side-scrolling action adventure with innovative physics-based gameplay and stunning atmospheric graphics and audio. Players control a flying creature, Clony, and try to survive through an astonishing number of imaginative and deadly traps, puzzles and obstacles within a dense, beautiful forest. One of the key gameplay mechanics is cloning, where you end up controlling dozens of Clones at the same time.

BADLAND: Game of the Year Edition builds on the excellence of the original game with completely revamped controls, perfected for Wii U. The redesigned gameplay expands that of the original by offering full directional control over the game’s characters. The Wii U version comes with up-to-four-player, local old-school style multiplayer gaming with full support for the Pro controller, Wii U™ GamePad, Motion and MotionPlus controllers. The game includes Off-TV Play for the GamePad and features local achievements and online leaderboards to compare stats with your friends.

“It’s a dream come true to finally have BADLAND: Game of the Year Edition come to Wii U,” said Johannes Vuorinen, co-creator of BADLAND. “The new controls, Full-HD 60fps visuals on the big screen and old-school local multiplayer, bring BADLAND to life in a great way on the Wii U. So be sure to check the game out and join the noble cause of saving the Clones. They need your help!”

BADLAND: Game of the Year Edition features over 15 hours and 100 levels of single-player story content, 100 co-op levels, and 27 multiplayer battle stages for up-to-four-person local multiplayer awesomeness. All levels have been rebuilt to suit the new control mechanics.

BADLAND: Game of the Year Edition is now available in the Nintendo eShop for Wii U for a special launch discount price of $9.99.

For the latest BADLAND news, please visit www.badlandgame.com, or follow along on BADLAND’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/badlandgame.

Super Mario Maker Hackathon event at Facebook - footage

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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate sells over 3.9 million

Things are certainly looking up for Monster Hunter when it comes to interest outside of Japan. While we already know that the series is huge in Capcom's home country, the company has announced that Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate has moved more than 3.9 million units worldwide. Fantastic to see so many newcomers checking out the series! Let's hope things continue to get even bigger for the franchise.

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A look at ZombiU's port to PS4/Xbox One

Figured you guys might be curious to see how ZombiU looks in its port over to PS4/Xbox One, so here's the debut trailer!