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Crash mini-games for DS

With touch-screen comms.

Vivendi's announced Crash Boom Bang! for Nintendo DS, featuring 40 mini-games that take advantage of the DS' unique features.

Crash Boom Bang (we're going to dispense with the ! for now if that's okay) also includes a touch-screen communication feature so that you can communicate with and bet against wireless opponents.

The whole thing's being done up as a party game by Japanese developer Dimps, and sees Crash and his pals facing off against Cortex and the like on a worldwide race involving an ancient lost city and some other... di-dum di-dum... save the world!

Crash Boom Bang! is due out in October on DS, and if it's not at E3 we'll eat our nacho hat. Meantime, we have some screenshots to nibble on.