Monday, July 20, 2009

Sega Announces Daisy Fuentes Pilates On The Nintendo Wii

Sega has announced a new fitness game for the Nintendo Wii. Daisy Fuentes Pilates is currently set for a August 4th release in North America. It makes use of the Wii Fit Board, and features customizable work outs and fitness tracking.

Video Showing Toe-Taps Exercise.

Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO --(Business Wire)-- Jul 20, 2009 SEGA® of America, Inc. today announced that the interactive fitness title Daisy Fuentes Pilates will be hitting stores across North America on August 4th. Exclusively for Wii™, Daisy Fuentes Pilates marks the first time a Pilates game has come to the Wii console. This new program features customizable workouts, fitness tracking and real-time coaching from Daisy herself and is compatible with the Wii Balance Board™.
Daisy Fuentes Pilates, executive produced by Interactive Game Group, takes players to lush tropical environments where international television star and Pilates icon Daisy Fuentes coaches them through fully customizable Pilates workouts. Providing an interactive workout not available in Pilates DVD’s, users will get real-time feedback from Daisy in English or Spanish as well as exercise and nutritional tips offering a holistic approach to fitness and well-being. The program features three levels of difficulty – beginner, intermediate, and advanced - making it accessible for first-time and more experienced users alike. Players can also track their progress as they advance through one of the core-strengthening pre-set routines or create customized workouts based on individual needs, preferences and difficulty levels. Daisy Fuentes Pilates can be used with the Wii Remote™ and the optional Wii Balance Board.
Cuban-born Daisy Fuentes became a household name as an international television star on MTV and MTV Latino; and the first Latina worldwide spokesperson for Revlon. She has also hosted numerous national television shows, including House of Style and America’s Funniest Home Videos. In 2004, Daisy launched a fashion line, which now includes clothing, fragrances, handbags, accessories, sportswear and more. Daisy Fuentes was the spokesperson for the best-selling Winsor Pilates DVD series for many years.
Daisy Fuentes Pilates exclusively for the Wii is rated E for Everyone. For more information including tutorial videos, screens and more game details please visit For screenshots and art, please visit the SEGA FTP site at
About SEGA® of America, Inc.
SEGA® of America, Inc. is the American Publishing arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. The SEGA® of America Web Site is located at
About Interactive Game Group, LLC
Interactive Game Group (I2G) is a company creating, acquiring and licensing video games and other interactive entertainment properties, whether packaged media, online or wireless. Created by Frederic Chesnais, former Chief Executive Officer of Atari Interactive, I2G is developing and financing a portfolio of video game properties, joining forces for each project with the best studios, publishers and distributors.

Namco Networks Announces PAC-MAN REMIX for iPhone

Namco Networks has announced PAM-MAN REMIX for the iPhone. it will cost $5.99 and will be available soon. it has two control types, arrow keys or flick. The arrow keys have a on screen d-pad whilst the flick requires the player to slide their finger across the screen.
The Game features 5 levels, each with 6 stages, as well as power-ups, including Jump, Dash, Ninja Item and Lucky Item.

Press Release

SAN JOSE, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- Jul 20, 2009 PAC-MAN’s hitting Apple’s App Store but this time he’s equipped with an arsenal of power-up items and sneaky maze traps to aid in his battle against giant ghost-bosses. Namco Networks, a leading publisher and developer of mobile, iPhone and PC games for mass-market casual gamers, today announced the upcoming worldwide availability of PAC-MAN REMIX for $5.99 through Apple’s App Store.

“With tricks and traps, special items and battles against giant ghost-bosses, this isn’t your parents’ PAC-MAN,” said Jonathan Kromrey, general manager for Apple Games for Namco Networks. “Fans of the original are going to enjoy the twist on the arcade action of PAC-MAN REMIX.”

In PAC-MAN REMIX, players can acquire power-ups and traps as they play through six stages (with five levels each) to beat six giant ghost-bosses. Power-up items include:

Jump – jump over ghosts or walls
Dash – move faster
Lucky Item – all the pellets turn into Power Pellets
Ninja Item – Trick the ghosts with an illusion of PAC-MAN

The stage-specific traps give PAC-MAN an extra boost against the ghosts. For example, the dash panel lets PAC-MAN travel faster and run through ghosts while the warp tunnel lets PAC-MAN (and the ghosts) travel to other points in the maze.

PAC-MAN REMIX has two control types: Arrow Keys, and Flick. Arrow Keys give players an on-screen control pad while Flick mode allows players to control the action by swiping their finger across the screen. There are three difficulty settings and players can choose the number of lives as well as how often continues are available.
For more information on PAC-MAN REMIX or other iPhone/iPod touch games by Namco, please visit or NAMCO NETWORKS on Facebook.

About Namco Networks
Namco Networks America, Inc., a subsidiary of Namco Bandai Holdings (USA) Inc., is a worldwide leader in cutting-edge, digitally distributed casual entertainment including mobile, iPhone and casual PC games. More information about Namco Networks products can be found at or at
PAC-MAN REMIX™ © 1980-2009 NAMCO

EA Announces Dantes Inferno Comic Book Mini Series And Dantes Inferno Animated Feature.

EA Has announced that at this years Comic Con, the world premier trailer for their upcoming Dantes Inferno animated feature. Also at Comic Con EA and Dantes Inferno will have preview issues of the comic being signed, a lmited edtion lithograph singing, a panel on Dantes Inferno, and the chance to play the game.
The Dantes Inferno Comic Book Mini Series is being written by Christos Gage and Illustrated by Diego latorre. Comic Con will get a special edtion, issue 0, whilst the rest go on sale in December 2009.

Press Release

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- Jul 20, 2009 Visceral Games™, a studio of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) today announced a collaboration with DC Comics/WildStorm to develop a comic book mini-series based on Dante’s Inferno™, EA’s video game adaptation of part one of “The Divine Comedy.” The comic will make its world debut at Comic-Con International in San Diego from July 23 – 26. Also at the show, Visceral Games™ and Starz Media will screen the world premiere trailer of the “Dante’s Inferno” animated feature, which will be released on home entertainment platforms day-and-date with the EA game in 2010. These two brand extension projects are based on EA’s adaptation, telling Dante’s epic story from a fresh, contemporary perspective and further exposing the classic to an ever wider pop culture audience.

A special “Issue 0” preview edition of the Dante’s Inferno comic will be given away at Comic-Con International 2009 in San Diego next week July 23rd through July 26th at the EA (Booth #5213) and DC Comics (Booth #1915) booths. The game will also be featured at the following events during the show:

“Go to Hell With Dante’s Inferno” Panel – EA, DC/WildStorm and Starz Media present a panel discussion about how each group has translated the various aspects of “The Divine Comedy” into a video game, a comic series, and an animated feature. Find out from the creative minds behind each adaptation, where they were faithful and where they invented and get a peek at EA’s game in development, and be among the first to watch the world premier trailer for the animated feature “Dante’s Inferno” co-produced by EA and Starz Media’s Film Roman animation studio. The panel is at 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM on Thursday, July 23rd in Room 8.

Dante’s Inferno Comic Preview Issue Signings – Artist Diego Latorre and writer Christos Gage will be at the DC Comics booth signing free copies of the Dante’s Inferno comic preview issue. The signings will take place at 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM on Friday and Saturday and at Christos Gage will be signing them at the EA booth on Thursday from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Dante’s Inferno Limited Edition Lithograph Signing – Diego Latorre has created a special, limited edition lithograph exclusively for Comic-Con, with only 750 copies available. He will be signing these copies at the EA Booth. These signings will take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Play the Dante’s Inferno Game – One of 2010’s most highly anticipated action-adventure games will be playable for all show attendees at the EA booth during all exhibition hours!
Illustrated by Diego Latorre (The Incredible Hulk) and written by Christos Gage (X-Men/Spider-Man, Wildcats) the Dante’s Inferno six-issue comic miniseries will go on sale beginning in December 2009. Created by Visceral Games, Dante’s Inferno is set in the poem’s vividly imagined nine circles of hell – limbo, lust, gluttony, greed, anger, violence, heresy, fraud and treachery. Players take Dante on an epic descent through hell, battling their way through a terrifying gauntlet of demons to reclaim the soul of his beloved Beatrice. The Dante’s Inferno comic will highlight the action-packed moments in the game, and will also deliver more perspective on Beatrice’s experience, adding more depth to the game’s story and exploring more of the poem’s dramatic depiction of the underworld.

“Dante Alighieri’s “The Divine Comedy” is an incredibly rich piece of source material. It is a literary classic teeming with demons, monsters, danger and doom. It is the perfect backdrop to our action-adventure story,” said Jonathan Knight, executive producer of Dante’s Inferno. “We are extremely excited to be working with great partners like WildStorm and Starz Media to expand the story and deliver our adaptation to other powerful media.”

“When Christos and I saw the early gameplay demo of the game, our jaws just hit the floor,” said Hank Kanalz, Vice President and General Manager, WildStorm. “The nature of this game, as well as the original work, inspired WildStorm to take a unique approach in the creative. Diego Latorre’s art is outstanding and atypical for a game-based comic. EA has really set the bar high, and we strive to achieve or surpass the mark with this book.”

EA’s Dante’s Inferno will be in stores in 2010 for the Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system, the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and the PSP® (Sony PlayStation® Portable). The game has not yet been rated by the ESRB or PEGI. For more information about EA’s Dante’s Inferno, please visit and follow the Dante’s Inferno team at Visceral Games on Twitter at

About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, the Company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, wireless devices and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EATM, EA SPORTSTM, EA MobileTM and POGOTM. In fiscal 2009, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $4.2 billion and had 31 titles that sold more than one million copies. EA's homepage and online game site is More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at

About DC Comics
DC Comics, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world and home to such iconic characters as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the Sandman. These DC super heroes and others have starred in comic books, movies, television series (both animated and live-action) and cyberspace, thrilling audiences of all ages for generations. DC Comics’ Web site is located at

About Starz Media
Starz Media, LLC, is a programming production and distribution company operating worldwide. It includes the Film Roman, Anchor Bay Entertainment, and Manga Entertainment brands. Its units create animated and live-action programming -- including theatrical films -- and programming created under contract for other media companies. It distributes that programming, and programming acquired from outside producers, through home video retailers, theaters, broadcasters, ad supported and premium television channels, and Internet and wireless video distributors in the US and internationally. Starz Media ( is a controlled subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation attributed to the Liberty Capital Group.
EA, EA SPORTS, EA Mobile, POGO, Visceral Games, Dante’s Inferno and Dead Space are trademarks or registered trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. in the U.S and/or other countries. Microsoft, Xbox and Xbox 360 are either trademarks or registered trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies. “PLAYSTATION”, “PSP” and “PlayStation” are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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