June 6, 2011
Sometimes ordinary actions can lead you to extraordinary places. Case in point: this week's lineup of new downloadable games for the Wii™ and Nintendo DSi™ systems. In GO Series Picdun, a dungeon-themed RPG for the Nintendo DSiWare™ service, the simple act of walking can help you to solve scores of rich hidden-picture puzzles. In Dreamwalker, your goal is just to get a good night's sleep by overcoming a flurry of disruptive challenges. Browse hundreds of games available for instant download via the WiiWare™ and Nintendo DSiWare services and discover just how easy it is to go from zero to maximum gaming fun.
GO Series Picdun
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)– Fantasy Violence, Mild Suggestive Themes
Price: 500 Nintendo DSi Points™
Description: PICture DUNgeon is a unique action RPG. As you explore the dungeon, every step you take will fill in the blanks of a hidden picture. Use your head to solve puzzles that unveil hidden passages, and use your pedometer to help find every step that will reveal the hidden images. Attack and counter with your sword and shield, charging up attacks to unleash killer blows. Upgrade your weapons and equipment and fight through hordes of creatures as you go deeper into the dungeon. Each of the 60 floors has a picture to unlock, each one more detailed than the last. Picdun will keep you playing for a very long time.
Publisher: Code Mystics Inc.
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)
Price: 500 Nintendo DSi Points
Description: Meet Walker. Walker is wandering the land of dreams, following his sleepy path among the clouds and stars. Guide him peacefully through Dreamland to Sunrise without him waking up. But be careful: Walker faces many challenges to a good night's sleep. Alarm Clocks, Early Birds and Night Mares thwart your efforts. Dreamwalker is an action-puzzler in which you control the maze, shepherding Walker safely to his goal while counting sheep and avoiding sleep-disturbing hazards. Collect Reward Stars for clever solutions that complete the puzzle in minimal time or actions. Enjoy 40 levels of evolving challenges that introduce fresh puzzle features such as disappearing rainclouds, disorienting spinners and teleporters. Dreamwalker offers hours of game play, two bonus games and a rich soundtrack. Appealing to casual and core gamers alike, it's fun for all ages.
Crazy Cheebo: Puzzle Party
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)– Comic Mischief
Price: 200 Nintendo DSi Points
Description: Crazy Cheebo: Puzzle Party is a drag-and-drop-style matching game that casual gamers will enjoy. The objective is to switch two objects to make a horizontal or vertical set of three or more objects of the same color. Players can win various awards by matching more objects and creating combos. The game contains colorful graphics, a Crazy Cheebo character and lots of humorous videos. You can have even more fun when you compete against your friends in multiplayer games.
Publisher: Korner Entertainment
ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)– Mild Language
Price: 800 Wii Points™
Description: What's Ubongo? Its mechanics are very simple. Just solve as many puzzles as you can and get gems of the same color. At the end of the established time, the player who has the most gems of any one color will be the winner. Modes include History Mode, Quick Game, Time Attack and Multiplayer Mode. The original board game is a blockbuster in many countries.
Users with broadband Internet access can redeem Wii Points or Nintendo DSi Points to download games from Nintendo DSi Shop and the Wii Shop Channel. Wii Points can be purchased in the Wii Shop Channel. Nintendo DSi Points can be purchased in the Nintendo DSi Shop. A Nintendo Points Card™ can be purchased at retail locations. All points from one Nintendo Points Card must be redeemed in either the Nintendo DSi Shop or the Wii Shop Channel. They are not transferable and cannot be divided between the two systems.
Remember that both Wii and Nintendo DSi feature parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/wii or http://www.nintendo.com/ds/systems/dsi.