D3Publisher (D3P) will bring the DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. animated film, The Croods, to Nintendo’s Wii U, Wii, 3DS, and DS systems. The Croods: Prehistoric Party! will be available on March 19, to coincide with North American theatrical release of the film on March 22. [Read more...]
Blip Toys, the maker of the Squinkies line of collectible figures, has granted Activision Publishing, Inc. the exclusive worldwide rights to develop, manufacture, and distribute video games based on the Squinkies brand and characters. The agreement covers entertainment software products across multiple platforms such as handheld, console, and connected platforms, as well as PC and mobile devices.
The new Squinkies video games are expected to debut throughout 2011, with the first Nintendo DS title for girls releasing in April.
For more information on Squinkies, visit www.squinkies.com.
The NPD Group has released its list of Top-Selling Family Entertainment Titles for May 2010, with games for Nintendo consoles filling 18 of the 20 spots. Maintaining its standing from April, Ubisoft‘s Just Dance for the Nintendo Wii came in at No. 1, while Picross 3D and Zhu Zhu Pets, both for the Nintendo DS, came in second and third, respectively.
The two non-Nintendo DS or Wii games on the list were Guitar Hero 5 and Rock Band 2, coming in at No. 11 and No. 16, respectively, both for the Xbox 360.