Publisher Crave Entertainment has released its lineup for the 2006 Electronic
Entertainment Expo (E3), to be held May 10-12, 2006 at the Los Angeles
"The past year has been tremendously successful for Crave," said Rob Dyer, COO
of Crave Entertainment. "World Championship Poker continues to lead the pack as
the first choice of serious poker players, and with brands like VeggieTales we
are expanding our presence in the family gaming space. Crave has solidified its
position as the leading publisher of casual games on the gaming consoles."
Crave has more games than this at the show, but we're just listing the Sony
and Microsoft related stuff for you:
World Championship Poker: Featuring Howard Lederer "All In" (PSP,
PS2, Xbox and Xbox 360)
The third installment of the best-selling poker video game franchise in North
America, features some of the most recognizable and successful poker stars in
the world, including Howard Lederer, his sister Annie Duke, Greg Raymer, Amir
Vahedi, Paul Darden, and Robert Williamson III. Joining the roster for this
year's edition are noted international poker superstars Marcel Luske, Thomas
Bihl, and Erin Ness.
World Championship Poker All-In will support for the EyeToy for PlayStation2,
which allows online opponents to see each other as they play, in addition to
supporting text chat. The Xbox 360 version of the game supports the Xbox Live
online game service including Scoreboards, Voice/Chat and Live Aware.
VeggieTales LarryBoy and the Bad Apple (PlayStation 2)
When the citizens of Bumblyburg need help, there is one superhero who they can
always count on: LarryBoy! For the first time ever, the amazing smash hit
VeggieTales is coming to game consoles in the heroic adventure LarryBoy and the
Bad Apple. The adventure platformer game allows gamers to help LarryBoy in his
quest to right wrongs and save the good citizens from the Bad Apple and her webs
of temptation. Scheduled for an August 1st simultaneous release with the full
length feature DVD, now fans can "Be that Hero!"
Gun Club (PlayStation 2)
This non-violent target shooter allows gamers to enter the shooting range,
steady their nerves, and take aim at the bull's-eye. The game puts over one
hundred faithfully recreated firearms in the hands of the player who can try his
or her skill in a wide range of immersive 3D practice environments, from indoor
ranges with paper targets, to hillsides with watermelons or flying sporting
clays. A certification mode challenges would-be sharpshooters' skills, and
detailed descriptions and information for every firearm make it a must-have for
gun collectors and enthusiasts.
Dave Mirra BMX Challenge (PSP)
The next installment in the popular BMX franchise gives you BMX Legend Dave
Mirra (one of the most recognized action sports athletes in the world) as the
featured rider and the option to customize player characters. There are 17
levels with 9 different environments throughout the game. With 9 bikes to choose
from and up to 4 player ad hoc wireless play, it's time to ride.
Hard Rock Casino (PlayStation2 and PSP)
Gamers can try their luck at more than 20 different casino games, including
table games, machine games, poker rooms and sports bets, while experiencing
high-stakes areas, invitation-only tournaments and many unlockable upgrades for
your highly customizable character.
Beginning with a modest bankroll, players must amass winnings and establish
their reputation as the highest roller at the Hard Rock Casino. Along the way,
they will encounter unique tournaments, characters, side tasks and unlockables,
keeping the game play fresh and challenges exciting.