This week on Nintendo DSiWare sees a whole host of games to surprise and delight. Show off your musical talents with your very own pocket guitar on Music on: Acoustic Guitar. Whether you’re an amateur or a pro, there are over 900 chords to keep you occupied. The search continues for the elusive Wally in his magical worlds with Where’s Wally? ® Travel Pack 3.
Also on Nintendo DSiWare, budding astronauts can explore the mysteries of outer space in TrailblazeTM: Puzzle Incinerator and test their talents with its mind-boggling missions. Another instalment in the popular series is also available to download - myNotebook: TanTM, sure to satisfy even the most exacting of organisers. Doodle, sketch or keep tabs on important tasks, all at once.
On WiiWare this week there’s excitement aplenty in the watery depths of My AquariumTM 2. Racers' Island– Crazy Racers challenges players to become their very own TV personality, while Balance Training: Physiofun makes exercises to develop poise and balance entertaining.
Nintendo DSiWare– Music on: Acoustic Guitar (Abylight, 200 Nintendo DSi Points)
This game gives you an acoustic guitar that’s ready to play wherever you are! Play your favourite songs thanks to the pre-selection chord option and enjoy the great quality of sound.
A directory of over 900 chords shows you how to play as though on a real guitar– you can even listen to the sweet sounds or crashing cords of the music you’ve made. Whatever your mood, Music on: Acoustic Guitar allows you to set the tune to match it.
Nintendo DSiWare– Where’s Wally? ® Travel Pack 3 (Ludia, 500 Nintendo DSi Points)
Keep up the search for Wally, his friends and his foes in Travel Pack 3. Based on the hit print series, Where's Wally? The Fantastic Journey Travel Pack 3 is the ultimate search and find game. Based in the magical worlds of The Unfriendly Giants, The Underground Hunters and The Land of Waldos, challenge friends or go solo as you search for hidden items. Be prepared for plenty of surprises!
Nintendo DSiWare– Trailblaze TM : Puzzle Incinerator (Nintendo, 500 Nintendo DSi Points)
Shoot across the galaxy in this unique puzzle game. Holding the Nintendo DSi vertically plot a route for your Flametail pod, using its red-hot trail to burn through obstacles on your way to the next planet.
Manoeuvre your way around a maze of objects and burn them away as you blazepast. Fortunately, there are plenty of power-ups and tricks to help you on your way– items such as the Bomb can blast clear a wide radius, or use the Radar feature to help you on your way.
In Space Tour mode you can journey from Earth into outer space on a planet- destroying, brain-busting voyage, or for a heart-racing challenge, pit your wits against the clock in Time Limit mode.
If you achieve a high score, you can even take a photo of yourself with the Nintendo DSi in-built camera to capture forever your cosmic prowess.
Nintendo DSiWare– myNotebook: Tan TM (Nnooo, 500 Nintendo DSi Points)
myNotebook: Tan allows you to take notes wherever you are. Simply open your Nintendo DSi and jot down your thoughts, make lists or play your favourite pen and paper games (games not included).
You can even personalise your notebook by drawing on the cover and changing the paper type with 24 different squared and lined paper styles. Use the pen or pencil to make your notes or doodles and then erase the bits you don't like. With 5 ink colours you'll always be able to make your notes and doodles look stylish.
myNotebook: Tan also includes 128 pages to write on and the ability to export your pages to your Nintendo DSi Photo Album.
WiiWare– My AquariumTM 2 (HUDSON SOFT, 500 Wii Points)
My Aquarium 2 has arrived and the theme is the mysterious deep sea. Using the Wii Remote, look after fascinating creatures of all shapes and sizes, including deep-sea fish and glowing jellyfish.
Customise your aquarium and choose which fish to put in it. You also have options for various decorations and you can even select a number of different coloured lights to illuminate your aquarium. In time, your fish may even breed, giving you a whole new school to raise. Your very own aquarium will give you endless hours of entertainment.
My Aquarium 2 features an even larger selection of fish and objects than the original and you can also link up to the Forecast Channel to reflect the actual weather. Send your aquarium to registered friends via WiiConnect24 and, as if that wasn’t enough, Add-On Content will be available for later purchase. So take a deep breath and dive into the watery depths of My Aquarium 2.
WiiWare– Balance Training: Physiofun (Kaasa solution GmbH, 2000 Wii Points)
Patients who have completed a rehabilitation program know the problem: Lots of exercises are often monotonous and boring. Especially when we're talking about bodily poise and balance, there's hardly any variation.
This is where Physiofun Balance Training comes in. The program helps make balancing exercises entertaining.
Physiofun Balance Training brings together lots of functions: Together with meaningful tests such as measuring the body's centre of gravity and balance, the 'Physio Mode' offers the opportunity to create entertaining and fun training plans.
WiiWare– Racers' Islands– Crazy Racers (ZALLAG, 1200 Wii Points)
Take part in an exciting TV show where you become one of six characters: an English lord, a dangerous beauty from Russia, a Mexican desperado, a French eccentric, a Japanese prodigy or an American bulldozer. Whoever you choose to be, you will have to drive and shoot simultaneously all the while vying to be the first to cross the finishing line.
Racers’ Islands– Crazy Racers now features 20 different races, six thematic islands and the ability for up to 8-player multiplay mode with a controller share option, plus a unique gameplay feature enabling you to drive with one hand while aiming with the other one.
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 www.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.
For further information on each of this week’s game please contact:
Music on: Acoustic Guitar
Abylight Nacho Garcia– firstname.lastname@example.org
Where’s Wally? ® Travel Pack 3
Ludia Eva Jando– email@example.com
TrailblazeTM: Puzzle Incinerator
Nintendo Rick Moulton– firstname.lastname@example.org
Nnooo Nicholas Watt– email@example.com
My AquariumTM 2
HUDSON SOFT Tomotaka Motoyoshi– firstname.lastname@example.org
Balance Training: Physiofun
Kaasa solution GmbH Ulrich Schulze Althoff– email@example.com
Racers' Islands– Crazy Racers
ZALLAG Olivier Vermeille– firstname.lastname@example.org
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