Crash Bandicoot(R) Brings Mini-Game Mayhem to Nintendo DS(TM) Systems Worldwide In Crash(R) Boom Bang!LOS ANGELES Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. , Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivendi Games' Sierra Entertainment division has announced that Crash(R) Boom Bang! is now available at retail stores worldwide exclusively for the Nintendo DS
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The Nintendo DS (sometimes abbreviated NDS or DS) is a handheld game console developed and manufactured by Nintendo, which was released in 2004 in Canada, U.S., and Japan. (TM) system. Developed by critically-acclaimed Japanese developer Dimps, Crash Boom Bang! allows gamers to roll the dice and dive into wacky action-oriented, outrageously funny, single or multiplayer minigames. The game also enables players to communicate with and bet against opponents through the never before seen "Motion Panel Communication" in-game feature.
"The multitude of truly entertaining minigames in Crash Boom Bang! continues the Crash Bandicoot bandicoot, small marsupial mammal native to Australia and nearby islands. There are 19 species in eight genera. Bandicoots have long, pointed, shrewlike faces; gray or brown fur; and long, bushy, ratlike tails. (R) tradition of wacky humor and cartoon style action fans have come to expect from the highly successful franchise with over 33 million units sold worldwide," said Pascal Brochier, president, global retail for Vivendi Games Vivendi Games (formerly known as Vivendi Universal Games) is a global developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment. Vivendi Games is a 100% subsidiary of Vivendi SA. . "From its 3D graphics and rich stereo sound to its use of touch screen technology and wireless connectivity, Crash Boom Bang! takes full advantage of all of the cutting-edge technical capabilities offered by the Nintendo DS system."
In Crash Boom Bang!, Crash and his friends embark on a worldwide race in a quest for its multi-million dollar prize. With hidden intentions of finding an ancient lost city and the famed magical "Super Big Power Stone" that grants its user one wish, the race's sponsor Viscount Devil plans on using the contestants to solve the mystery. The map of the race checkpoints is based on the Viscount's ancient map, and the evil Dr. Neo Cortex, also an invitee An individual who enters another's premises as a result of an express or implied invitation of the owner or occupant for their mutual gain or benefit.
For example, a customer in a restaurant or a depositor entering a bank to cash a check are both invitees. to the race, has figured out the Viscount's master plan and in his own relentless pursuit for world domination, sets out to steal the map and retrieve the legendary stone. It's up to Crash and his friends to win the big race...and save the world!
Key game features in Crash Boom Bang! include: * 40 action oriented minigames taking full advantage of the DS platform - 3D graphics, touch screen, microphone, wireless network * Exciting, never before seen "Motion Panel Communication" multiplayer gameplay - Communicate with or distract friends through motion panel messages (speech, sound, character) - Use wireless LAN to communicate with players mid-game, establish alliances, and 'bother' other players' gameplay * Unique betting and item collecting and trading takes player interaction to a new level - Betting on outcomes of multiplayer games to earn points to purchase items - 80 items to collect, trade or use to alter gameplay scenarios * Trademark Crash humor and 8 playable characters - Play as one of 8 of your favorite characters including Crash, Coco, Crunch and Neo Cortex
Crash Boom Bang! is currently available at retail stores nationwide exclusively for Nintendo DS for a suggested retail price of $29.99 with an ESRB ESRB Entertainment Software Rating Board
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For more information, please visit the game's official website at http://www.crashbandicoot.com/.
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