AU Shippin' Out August 6-August 10: Ratatouille, PaRappa, and SingStar

Rats are cooking and dogs are rapping this week.


Ratatouille is making its debut on a buffet of platforms this week in Australia, a month ahead of the film. The game loosely follows the story of the movie, as you take Remy the rat on his journey to become a chef. It will certainly appeal to children and fans of the movie alike, and will be available this Thursday.

PaRappa the Rapper first came onto the scene in 1997 for the PlayStation. Jump ahead to 2007 and it's now being remade for the PSP. PaRappa puts you in the shoes of a young rappin' pup as he solves life's challenges with hip-hop. The main new addition is a multiplayer mode via ad hoc, which allows up to four players to compete against each other. PaRappa the Rapper will be dancing into retail later this week.

The SingStar franchise has proven to be hugely popular down under the over past few years, so it's no surprise to see the release of another SingStar game--SingStar '90s--this week. SingStar '90s has you belting out famous songs from '90s acts like Barenaked Ladies, B-52's, and Sir Mix-A-Lot. It will be available both as a bundle with two microphones or as a standalone game, and comes out on the ninth of August.

This week's new releases are listed below (list taken from retailer and publisher information--actual dates may vary).

August 6, 2007
No releases scheduled.

August 7, 2007
No releases scheduled.

August 8, 2007
No releases scheduled.

August 9, 2007
PaRappa the Rapper (PSP)
SingStar '90s (PS2)
Ratatouille (PS2, PS3, 360, PSP, Wii, PC, GBA, DS, )
The Settlers (DS)
Dave Mirra BMX Challenge (PSP)
Attack on Pearl Harbor (PC)

August 10, 2007
No releases scheduled.

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