Triple Shot On Xbox Live Arcade This Week, DSi Gets Animal Crossing Stuff

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Posted by Jeff (5563 posts) -
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You probably already knew that Space Invaders Extreme was coming to Xbox Live Arcade this week. If you didn't, you should probably go check out the Quick Look we ran last week. That 800-pointer will be joined by two more. Arkanoid Live! is another updated version of an old Taito game, and Zombie Wranglers from Frozen Codebase is a behind-the-back shooter where kids shoot and wrangle zombies.

Over on the Wii, eight dollars will get you a game called Penguin & Friends - Hey! That's My Fish!, which is a great name. The Virtual Console is getting a Commodore 64 game called Tower Toppler. The DSi gets a double dose of two dollar Animal Crossing non-games, Animal Crossing Calculator and Animal Crossing Clock. Now you can have Tom Nook give you cold, steely stares while you add and subtract! Great?

Sony announces its stuff later in the week, so we don't know exactly what'll hit PSN on Thursday yet.
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#1 Posted by Jeff (5563 posts) -
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You probably already knew that Space Invaders Extreme was coming to Xbox Live Arcade this week. If you didn't, you should probably go check out the Quick Look we ran last week. That 800-pointer will be joined by two more. Arkanoid Live! is another updated version of an old Taito game, and Zombie Wranglers from Frozen Codebase is a behind-the-back shooter where kids shoot and wrangle zombies.

Over on the Wii, eight dollars will get you a game called Penguin & Friends - Hey! That's My Fish!, which is a great name. The Virtual Console is getting a Commodore 64 game called Tower Toppler. The DSi gets a double dose of two dollar Animal Crossing non-games, Animal Crossing Calculator and Animal Crossing Clock. Now you can have Tom Nook give you cold, steely stares while you add and subtract! Great?

Sony announces its stuff later in the week, so we don't know exactly what'll hit PSN on Thursday yet.
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#2 Posted by CptChiken (2058 posts) -

space invaders extreme looks pretty damn cool... i might just have to buy that one, the QL was very convincing

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#3 Posted by empire_man (158 posts) -

I'll definitely check out Space invaders extreme.

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#4 Posted by n8 (282 posts) -

i was kinda hoping for zelda-themed non-games  :'(  more proof that tom nook is just a complete pain in your ass.

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#5 Posted by RHCPfan24 (8663 posts) -

I will download the trial at least for Space Invaders, but I have the DS game already. And that Animal Crossing "game" sounds.......fun.

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#6 Posted by NickNorman (458 posts) -

Whoa, Animal Crossing Calculator and Animal Crossing Clock? And I thought those piecemeal Master of Illusions games were horrible ideas. I might wind up buying Space Invaders (thanks to the Quick Look, and because it looks amazing).

Also: You four better talk about Penguin & Friends - Hey! That's My Fish! on the Bombcast.

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#7 Edited by erinfizz (1065 posts) -
Hey! That's My Fish! is a fun boardgame, I hope it is implemented well on the Wii.

I would totally compulsively buy the AC stuff if I had a DSi. Yup.
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#8 Posted by LordAndrew (14601 posts) -

Space Invaders Extreme: Hell yes!
Penguin & Friends: What the hell is this?
Animal Crossing Calculator and Clock: What the hell were they thinking?!

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#9 Posted by MeatSim (11136 posts) -

If only all games were for download then that's one more thing I never have to leave the house for.

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#10 Posted by TripMasterMunky (2527 posts) -

Lol at DSi Ware. Nintendo is gonna dumb down the DSi.

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#11 Posted by Skillface (584 posts) -

You guys should review Animal Crossing Clock!

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#12 Posted by Nets (325 posts) -

YES! I TOLD YOU SONY PLAYBOYS AND MICROSOFT XBOTS THAT DSi WARE WAS AWESOME11!!!!!!

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#13 Posted by Kraznor (1618 posts) -

Looks like I'll be picking up Space Invaders, and thats probably all. A calculator could come in handy though...

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#14 Posted by MacGyver (290 posts) -

SPACE INVADERS!!! AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

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#15 Posted by MacGyver (290 posts) -

SPACE INVADERS!!! AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

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#16 Edited by Kenobi (597 posts) -

Dude,    what.

How many dsi are going to be taken away at school now...  when all students want to do is homework... on their dsi...

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#17 Posted by FlipperDesert (2201 posts) -

Space Invaders Extreme looks great, this is a pretty cool week overall download-wise.

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#18 Posted by damnboyadvance (4182 posts) -

Knowing Tom Nook, the calculator is probably a scam.

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#19 Posted by Aaox (1713 posts) -

Um... A calculator? And doesn't the DSi have a clock already?

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#20 Posted by Milkman (18871 posts) -

A calculator.....Nice to see Nintendo is pulling out all the stops for the DSi!

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#21 Posted by MachoFantastico (6213 posts) -

Seriously considering getting Space Invaders Extreme, loved playing it on PSP. 

Nice to see Nintendo doing the best they can to provide Wii/DSi owners with top quality games, Calculators are always a blast! 

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#22 Posted by shaun832 (416 posts) -

They need to release games for the DSiWare

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#23 Posted by MattyFTM (14793 posts) -
LordAndrew said:
"Animal Crossing Calculator and Clock: What the hell were they thinking?!"
Initially they were thinking "this is the kind of crap we can make cheaply and crazy Japanese dudes will buy" Then they started thinking "Well, we've already got them made, we might as well release them in the west and see if we can sucker anyone else into buying this crap"
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#24 Posted by Brydello (949 posts) -

I'll be picking up Space Invaders Extreme for sure.

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#25 Posted by Media_Master (3259 posts) -

Invaders but for xbox only, hmmm..

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#26 Posted by Media_Master (3259 posts) -

Too bad its not coming to PSN

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#27 Posted by darkjester74 (1652 posts) -

Super excited about Arkanoid Live...I have so many memories of Arkanoid.  Also getting Space Invaders, cuz it just looks awesome.

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