Disney Channel All Star Party for the Wii comes out October 26. Click the photo for more details.
According to a new study conduced by Economics Incorporated for the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the entertainment software industry grew more than 10 percent from 2005 to 2009, which is more than seven times the growth rate of the U.S. economy. The study, Video Games in the 21st Century: The 2010 Report, also found that the computer and video game industry added nearly $5 billion to the U.S. economy in 2009.
Additionally, the report found that the computer and video game industry directly employs more than 32,000 people, an increase of nearly 9 percent annually since 2005. California remains the largest employer of computer and video game personnel in the nation, followed by Texas, Washington, New York, Massachusetts, and Illinois.
Insomniac Games is releasing a new Ratchet & Clank video game entitled Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time. The new game will be available exclusively for the Playstation 3.
The game is set after Ratchet discovers Clank’s disappearance was engineered by Dr. Nefarious. After racing to rescue Clank, Ratchet finds out his best friend’s capture is only the first step in Dr. Nefarious’ evil plan. Players can control both Ratchet and Clank, who premiere new abilities in the game, such as Ratchet’s Hoverboots that allow him fast travel and the ability to soar to new heights. Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time will be released October 27.
Domo hits the video game screen in a series of five Nintendo DSi games starring the internet and pop culture superstar. Through a worldwide agreement (excluding Asia) between Big Tent Entertainment and Nintendo, the video game company is publishing and releasing Crash-Course Domo, Hard-Hat Domo, Pro-Putt Domo, Rock-n-Roll Domo, and White-Water Domo, which are available for download in the U.S., Canada, and Latin America via the Nintendo DSi Shop. Users can purchase Nintendo DSi Points in the Nintendo DSi Shop and use the points to redeem games. For more information on Domo and the new games, visit www.nintendodsi.com/domo.