Milton Keynes, 6th February – 505 Games has called in the pros to run an expert eye over the upcoming Namco Bandai cheerleading title, We Cheer available exclusively for Nintendo Wii. Three of the Sheffield Storm All-star Team’s finest launched promotional activity for the game last week by wowing press at Nintendo’s Wii Flat in anticipation of the 6th February release date. The Storm girls took a break from their recent recruitment drive to take some time getting familiar with the game as well as showing off the title, and their skills, to members of the press and retail.
“We’re more than happy to be involved with a game which will hopefully give more publicity to our sport, which is always growing in popularity in this country,” commented Coral Head, Storm All-stars founder. “I’m a bit of a gamer myself but this was the first time I’d played a Wii. Now I have no excuses!”
We Cheer allows all future all-star recruits to brush up on their techniques using two Wii remotes as virtual pom-poms to reach the top of their game. Following on-screen commands, players spin, shimmy and shake their way through a choice of 30 high-energy songs spanning over four decades of music. Taking cheering to the next level, the special Workout Mode helps to burn calories as you cheer and dance. Fitness buffs can choose the exercise program they want to take part in before hitting the gym with a specially chosen trainer who encourages them throughout the workout.
“I personally like the fact that the developers have taken the time to choreograph real cheerleader moves,” added Coral. “It’s a cool way for kids to get a bit of a work out too. We certainly had to throw ourselves about a bit on the harder songs, the lads here didn’t seem to mind too much though.”
We Cheer is out today, exclusively for Nintendo Wii.
· Use two Wii Remotes as virtual pom-poms in a championship cheerleading contest –no need for any extra peripherals.
· Licensed songs from a variety of artists, including Hilary Duff and Paramore.
· Create your own cheerleader and customise them with a variety of tops, bottoms, shoes and more.
· Form your own super squad of cheerleaders by unlocking new team-mates and outfits.
· Unique Workout mode, with extended and quick workouts.
· Compete to be the best cheerleader with two-players, or cheer with up to four friends in the Cheer Off Mode.
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505 Games, headquartered in Milton Keynes is dedicated to the publishing and international distribution of full price, mid-range and budget computer and videogames in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) markets and Australia. The current portfolio includes the best selling games Cooking Mama, ArmA: Armed Assault, Bust-a-Move and Armored Core and covers all gaming platforms, including next generation consoles like Sony PlayStation® 3, Nintendo Wii™ and Microsoft Xbox 360™. For More information on 505 Games and its products please visit www.505games.co.uk
About NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe
NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S., is a leading interactive entertainment software publisher based
in Cergy-Pontoise, France. The company is a part of the NAMCO BANDAI group of companies known
for creating and publishing many of the industry's top video game franchises including the
RidgeRacer™, Tekken™, SOULCALIBUR™, Tamagotchi™, Digimon™, Dragonball® and Naruto™
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