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Nintendo Wii and DSi Video Game Launch Dates


Hand-Held Pokemon Adventures and New Wii Remote Colors are on the Way

Wii Remote Blue

Dozens of games for the Wii™, Nintendo DS™ and Nintendo DSi™ systems are on the way in a wide range of categories from both Nintendo and its third-party partners.

To bring a little color to the winter months, Nintendo will release two new colors for its Wii Remote™ controller. Starting Feb. 14, the controller will come in Pink or Blue and will be bundled with a Wii MotionPlus™ accessory. Along with the current White and Black versions of the controller, now every player in four-player matches can have his or her own color.

“During the holidays, tens of millions of Americans are going to spend enjoyable hours with both Wii and Nintendo DS,” said Cammie Dunaway, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of Sales & Marketing. “And the enjoyment will only grow in the early weeks of 2010, whether your taste in gaming comes from exploring ocean depths, catching, training and battling Pokemon or even designing your own micro-games.”

Wii Endless Ocean

On the Wii console, Endless Ocean™: Blue World arrives on Feb. 22 to provide players with an adventurous and educational experience, complete with underwater exploration, an adventurous storyline and Wii Speak™ compatibility. This January also sees the highly anticipated release of Tatsunoko VS. Capcom™: Ultimate All-Stars. Available exclusively on Wii, this new VS. series fighting game features global online game play for those who have access to a broadband Internet connection.

On the portable side, Nintendo’s hand-held systems will see the arrival of a number of diverse games, including the eagerly awaited Pokemon™ HeartGold Version and Pokemon™ SoulSilver Version on March 14. Pokemon HeartGold Version and Pokemon SoulSilver Version allow fans to return to the scenic Johto region first introduced in the beloved Pokemon Gold and Pokemon Silver games. The games have been fully enhanced with rich graphics, updated sound, new touch-screen controls and much more.

On March 28, WarioWare D.I.Y.™ lets users design their own micro-games from scratch and share them with other WarioWare D.I.Y. owners via a broadband Internet connection and Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. Every element, such as the characters, the environment, the actions and even the purpose of the micro-game itself, can be created entirely by the player. Also on March 28, hungry gamers can dig into America’s Test Kitchen: Let’s Get Cooking, which gives family members the chance to prepare 300 different dishes together. All of the recipes and the how-to videos in the game were created by the popular public television show America’s Test Kitchen.

On Jan. 18, Glory of Heracles™ introduces U.S. role-playing fans to the popular Japanese franchise. The game is inspired by Greek mythology and written by Kazushige Nojima of Final Fantasy fame. The traditional role-playing game features an engrossing story and a robust battle system.

Below is a partial list of upcoming packaged and downloadable games for the Wii, Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSi systems. Note that game titles and launch dates are subject to change.


Publisher Game Available
2K Sports Major League Baseball 2K10 March
Activision How To Train Your Dragon March 23
The American Game Factory, Inc. Build-A-Bear Workshop — Friendship Valley March 17
Atlus U.S.A., Inc. Shiren the Wanderer™ Feb. 9
City Interactive USA Combat Wings: The Great Battles of WWII Feb. 16
Chicken Riot Feb. 9
Collision Studios City Builder February
D3Publisher Family Party: 30 Great Games™ Winter Fun February
Deep Silver, Inc. Let’s Play Ballerina March
Let’s Play Garden March
Disney Interactive Studios Alice in Wonderland March
Hudson Entertainment Rooms: The Main Building Spring
Calling Spring
Konami Walk it Out Jan. 10
Yu Gi Oh! Duel Trancer Q1
DanceDanceRevolution Q1
Majesco Entertainment Data East Arcade Classics January
The Daring Game of Girls February
Pizza Delivery Boy March
Nintendo Endless Ocean: Blue World Feb. 22
SEGA of America Super Monkey Ball Step & Roll™ Feb. 9
Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing™ March
SouthPeak Games Sled Shred™ featuring the Jamaican Bobsled Team Feb. 1
Fast Food Panic™ Jan. 5
Storm City Entertainment Bermuda Triangle: Saving the Coral February
UFO Interactive Games, Inc. Arcade Shooter: Ilvelo Q1
Rock Blast Q1
Jaja’s Adventure Q1
Ubisoft No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle late January
Sleepover Party Jan. 12
Racquet Sports March
Red Steel 2 Q1
XSEED Games The Sky Crawlers: Innocent Aces Jan. 5


Publisher Game Available
Akaoni Studio S.L. Zombie Panic in Wonderland Q1
Broken Rules And Yet It Moves Q1
Capcom Phoenix Wright™:Ace Attorney™ January
Mega Man 10 March
Ghostfire Games Rage of the Gladiator Q1
Hudson Entertainment Military Madness: Nectaris Q1
Nabi Studios Toribash Q1
Nintendo WarioWare™ D.I.Y. Showcase Q1
Press Play ApS Max & the Magic Marker Q1
Team Meat Super Meat Boy Q1

Nintendo DS/Nintendo DSi

Publisher Game Available
2K Sports Major League Baseball 2K10 March
Activision Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief™ Feb. 2
How To Train Your Dragon March 23
Aksys Games World Cup of Pool Feb. 9
The American Game Factory, Inc. Build-A-Bear Workshop — Welcome to Hugsville March 17
Atlus U.S.A., Inc. Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey™ March 10
Capcom Entertainment, Inc. Ace Attorney Investigations™: Miles Edgeworth Feb. 16
City Interactive USA Animal Country: Life on the Farm Feb. 16
Art of Murder March 16
Deep Silver, Inc. Let’s Play Flight Attendant March
Let’s Play Ballerina March
Let’s Play Garden March
Disney Interactive Studios Sonny With a Chance Spring
Alice in Wonderland March
GameMill Publishing Escape the Museum Jan. 12
Hidden Mysteries: Buckingham Palace Feb. 9
Hudson Entertainment Rooms: The Main Building Spring
Konami Scene It! Twilight Q1
Puzzle Chronicles Jan. 10
Majesco Entertainment Super Speed Machines February
The Daring Game for Girls February
Dawn of Heroes February
ATV Revolution March
Nintendo Glory of Heracles Jan. 18
Pokemon HeartGold Version and Pokemon SoulSilver Version March 14
WarioWare: D.I.Y. March 28
America’s Test Kitchen: Let’s Get Cooking March 28
Natsume Inc. Squishy Tank™ February
Cheer We Go! ™ March
PopCap Games Bejeweled Twist™ Q1
SEGA of America Sands of Destruction™ Jan. 12
Infinite Space™ March
Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing™ March
Sonic Classic Collection™ Spring
SouthPeak Games Crime Scene™ Feb. 1
Dementium II™ Feb. 2
Fast Food Panic™ Jan. 5
Sushi Go Round™ Feb. 1
Montessori Music™ March 1
Storm City Entertainment Bermuda Triangle: Saving the Coral February
Myst February
ATV Quad Kings March
T.A.C Heroes: The Big Red One March
TECMO Monster Rancher DS March
AGAIN™ March
Telegames, Inc. Puzzle Overload™ Spring
Solitaire Overload Plus™ Spring
THQ Daniel X: The Ultimate Power Jan. 12
Tomy Corporation Lovely Lisa™ and Friends (enhanced Nintendo DSi content) February
Ubisoft Imagine Reporter Jan. 20
Imagine Party Planner Jan. 13
Imagine Sweet 16 Feb. 10
Imagine Gymnast March 10
XSEED Games KORG DS-10 Plus Jan. 19
Ragnarok™ DS Feb. 16

Nintendo DSiWare™

Publisher Game Available
EA Downtown Texas Hold’em Poker Q1
Surviving High School™ Q1
Gameloft Legends of Exidia Q1
Let’s Golf Q1
Real Soccer™ 2010 Q1
Gangstar 2: Kings of L.A. Q1
Nintendo Trajectile™ Jan. 4
Number Battle™ Jan. 25
Starship Defense™ Jan. 18
Touch Solitaire Jan. 11
X-Scape™ February
Link ‘n’ Launch™ February
Subatomic Studios Fieldrunners Q1
WayForward Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Q1

Remember that Wii and Nintendo DSi feature parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access.

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