BRAIN-TEASING FUN, TOE TAPPING CHALLENGES AND SLEUTH SKILLS AT THE READY

The latest instalment in the DodoGo! series is set to delight fans old and new with intriguing new puzzles and challenges to overcome. In DodoGo! Robo on Nintendo DSiWare, players of all skill levels will be able to immerse themselves in the engaging and entertaining gameplay, as they guide and protect a number of eggs through various levels.

Also on Nintendo DSiWare this week, break out your dancing shoes and get ready to dance your way to fame and fortune in Dancing Academy. Tap your toes and every other part of your body to a rocking soundtrack composed of music hits you will surely recognise. Alternatively, if you fancy tapping into your brain cells look no further than Simply Minesweeper.

On WiiWare this week, the popular Where’s Wally character sets off on a new adventure in Where's Wally?® Fantastic Journey 1. Use a keen eye to pick out Wally who is hidden within in different colorful locations in order to progress to the next challenge. Play with friends and unlock other secret surprises. Successfully Learning Mathematics Year 4 is also available now, with your helpful vampire friend, Freddy, once again returning to help you progress to the next level of your mathematical capabilities.

Nintendo DSiWare– DodoGo! Robo (Neko Entertainment, 200 Nintendo DSi Points)

Following the acclaimed DodoGo! and DodoGo! Challenge, the popular puzzle game returns with DodoGo! Robo. Your task is to guide eggs through maze-like levels to the safety of their nests with the use of the Nintendo DSi Stylus. Just make sure you don’t break any eggs along the way.

Players can collect target icons as they navigate around obstacles and use springs to bounce over small gaps to complete levels and progress onto the next challenge.

There is no need to have played previous versions of the game as the gameplay is accessible, entertaining and will appeal to all levels of skill.

Nintendo DSiWare– Dancing Academy (Tivola Publishing, 500 Nintendo DSi Points)

This is your chance to become the dancing star you have always dreamed of becoming. Head down to the casting calls and dance your way through the audition rounds and outshine other contestants in the TV show with your natural sense of rhythm. Dance to world famous tunes of music hits your sure to recognise.

Nintendo DSiWare– Simply Minesweeper (Engine Software, 200 Nintendo DSi Points)

Simply Minesweeper gives you exactly what you want - pure minesweeper action on your Nintendo DSi. The simple game design and easy, intuitive controls make it a game that the whole family can enjoy. With 50 puzzles in each level, it is sure to entertain for hours on end

WiiWare - Where's Wally?® Fantastic Journey 1 (Ludia, 500 Wii Points)

After successful versions on Nintendo DSiWare, Where’s Wally makes the leap to Wii in Fantastic Journey 1. Search for Wally and his friends in the ultimate search and find game based on the world famous books. Where’s Wally will see you travel to the magical worlds of The Gobbling Gluttons, The Battling Monks, The Carpet Flyers and more!

You will be able to challenge friends or play solo as you search for hidden items, uncover surprises and even attempt to sabotage other people’s attempts to complete challenges.

WiiWare– Successfully Learning Mathematics Year 4 (Tivola, 800 Wii Points)

With Successfully Learning: Mathematics Year 4, pupils can solve exciting maths problems with the help of their little vampire friend, Freddy. Your companion will help you as you try to solve mathematical problems and the challenges you will encounter.

As a reward for hard study, you can unlock new levels and a funny bonus game to help make learning fun.

WiiWare Demo*– Fast Draw Showdown (Digital Leisure)

As the Wii Shop Channel and Nintendo DSi Shop are continually updated with exciting and refreshing games and applications, make sure you keep checking the Nintendo Channel, Wii Shop Channel and Nintendo DSi Shop for all the latest news and releases on already available and upcoming Virtual Console, WiiWare and Nintendo DSiWare titles.

Be sure to also check out Nintendo of Europe's WiiWare portal, which functions as the main hub for the latest WiiWare news and game sites, while at the same time providing the perfect entry point for newcomers to the service. Weekly and all-time Top 10 lists show which WiiWare titles the UK Club Nintendo members are currently downloading most, and which are the most popular of all time.

The portal also provides step-by-step tutorials explaining how to connect the Wii console to the Internet and how to download WiiWare games, as well as a video showing how to use Nintendo Points. Visit wiiware.co.uk for all the details. Downloaded games can be saved to Wii's internal memory or SD card and added to the console's Wii Menu or SD Card Menu for anytime easy access.

*WiiWare demos offer players the ability to trial select WiiWare games without using up any of their Wii Points, giving players the enjoyment of testing out the game before ultimately deciding whether to download the full version of the game or not. WiiWare demos are currently available for download via a dedicated list on wiiware.nintendo.co.uk as well as on the Wii Shop Channel itself.

For further information on each of this week’s games please contact:

DodoGo! Robo

Neko Entertainment Cédric Bache, cbache@e-neko.com

Dancing Academy Successfully Learning Mathematics Year 4 Tivola Publishing Ralph Marko, marko@tivola.de

Simply Minesweeper

Engine Software Ivo Wubbels, ivo@engine-software.nl

Where's Wally?® Fantastic Journey 1

Ludia Eva Jando, eva@ludia.com

About Nintendo:

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii™ home console and Nintendo DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 3.4 billion video games and more than 565 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi™ and Nintendo DSi™ XL, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™ and Nintendo GameCube™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™, Zelda™ and Pokémon™. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of Europe, based in Grossostheim, Germany, was established in 1990 and serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in Europe.

 


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