Spring Treats!

As spring bounds in and summer edges closer, a range of new titles make their way on to the Nintendo DS and Wii. With some familiar faces, as well as brand new experiences on both consoles, there will be something for everyone to enjoy over the coming months

From fitness to finding the ultimate brawler, an exciting line up of titles is heading to the Wii over the next few months! 25th April will see the much-anticipated European launch of Wii Fit arrive on Wii, bundled with the pressure sensitive Wii Balance Board. This new dimension to Wii will bring a fun way to help the user and their family exercise in the comfort of their own home. Fans favourite, Mario, will also be found brawling with numerous heroes from Nintendo and third party titles in the eagerly anticipated Super Smash Bros. Brawl!

May will see the introduction of two new exciting elements to the Wii Channels. WiiWare will storm onto the Wii Shop Channel offering brand new first and third party titles to download directly to theWii from 500 Wii Points. Nintendo Channel will also be arriving at the end of May, keeping everyone up-to-date on all the latest information for past, present and future games on all Nintendo platforms.

For the Nintendo DS, a new companion for the kitchen will be making its debut as Cooking Guide: Can’t Decide What to Eat? arrives in Europe. Providing numerous mouth watering recipes, step-by-step guides to preparing dishes from all around the world, this title is guaranteed to parallel your taste buds into food heaven! A new face in the world of justice will also take centre stage as Ace Attorney: Apollo Justice launches. Solving mysteries and heading back to the courtroom to nail the criminal, Apollo Justice will have puzzle fans searching out all the essential clues! In July, Pokémon fans will be in for a treat as they get ready to be transformed into a Pokémon and battle through dungeons with the arrival of Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness on the Nintendo DS.

For the full updated 2008 line up for both the Nintendo DS and Wii, please see the tables below:

Wii Software 2008 - Release Date

Alone In The Dark (ATARI) Q1 2008

Godzilla: Unleashed (ATARI) Q1 2008

Worms: A Space Oddity (THQ) Q1 2008

Yamaha Supercross (ZOO Digital Publishing Ltd) Q1 2008

Wii Fit (with Wii Balance Board accessory) (Nintendo) 25th April

Radio Helicopter (505 Games) 25th April

Legend of Sayuki (505 Games) 9th May

Top Spin 3 (2K Sports) May 2008

Monster Truck Jam (Activision) May 2008

Boom Blox (EA) May 2008

Speed Racer (Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment) May 2008

DRAGON QUEST® SWORDS: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors® (SQUARE ENIX) End May 2008

Hannah Montana– Music Jam (Disney Interactive Studios) Spring 2008

Iron Man (SEGA) Spring 2008

Ford Off Road Racing (Empire Interactive) 6th June

Family Ski (Namco Bandai / Nintendo) 13th June

Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Nintendo) 27th June

Lego: Indiana Jones the Original Adventures (LucasArts / Activision) June 2008

Monster Lab (Eidos) June 2008

Wacky Races (Eidos) June 2008

Mummy Tomb of the Emperor (Vivendi Games) July 2008

Blast Works– Build, Trade, Destroy (Majesco / Eidos) Q2 2008

de Blob (THQ) Q2 2008

Sports Island (Hudson Soft / Konami) Q2 2008

Chess Crusade (ZOO Digital Publishing Ltd) Q2 2008

Garfield Gets Real (ZOO Digital Publishing Ltd) Q2 2008

Garfield’s Fun Fest (ZOO digital Publishing Ltd) Q2 2008

Jeep Let’s Off Road (ZOO Digital Publishing Ltd) Q2 2008

Margots Word Brain (ZOO Digital Publishing Ltd) Q2 2008

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (LucasArts / Activision) Summer 2008

We Love Golf (Capcom) Summer 2008

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (Disney Interactive Studios) Summer 2008

Pipemania (Empire Interactive) 14th September

Brave: A Warrior’s Tale (SouthPeak Games) Q3 2008

Crash (tentative title) (Vivendi Games) October 2008

Spyro (tentative title) (Vivendi Games) October 2008

Bratz Kids (The Game Factory) Q4 2008

Build-A-Bear Workshop (The Game Factory) Q4 2008

RUBIKS (The Game Factory) Q4 2008

Wii Channels 2008 - Release Date

WiiWare (Nintendo) 20th May 2008

Nintendo Channel (Nintendo) 30th May 2008

Nintendo DS Software 2008 - Release Date

Godzilla: Unleashed (ATARI) Q1 2008

Fish Tycoon (Majesco / Eidos) Q1 2008

Holly Hobbie (Majesco / Eidos) Q1 2008

Nancy Drew (Majesco / Eidos) Q1 2008

Crayola: Treasure Adventures (Ignition) Q1 2008

GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE (Ignition) Q1 2008

Teenage Zombies (Ignition) Q1 2008

Mystery Mansion (505 Games) 4th April

Draglade (505 Games) 11th April

Mystery Detective II (505 Games) 18th April

Starz (505 Games) 18th April

King of Clubs (Oxygen Games)18th April

Dream Pinball 3D (SouthPeak Games) 18th April

The World Ends With You (SQUARE ENIX) 18th April

Ace Attorney: Apollo Justice (Capcom / Nintendo) 9th May

Subbuteo (505 Games) 30th May

Monster Truck Jam (Activision) May 2008

Race Driver GRID (Codemasters) May 2008

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (Disney Interactive Studios) May 2008

City Life (Monte Cristo Multimedia) May 2008

ArchimDS (Rising Star Games) May 2008

Ecolis (Rising Star Games) May 2008

Speed Racer (Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment) May 2008

Hannah Montana– Music Jam (Disney Interactive Studios) Spring 2008

Iron Man (SEGA) Spring 2008

Etrian Odyssey (Atlus / Nintendo) 6th June

Code Lyoko 2 (The Game Factory) 9th June

Bratz Ponyz 2 (The Game Factory) 11th June

Pipemania (Empire Interactive) 20th June

Cooking Guide: Can’t Decide What to Eat? (Nintendo) June 2008

Lego: Indiana Jones the Original Adventures (LucasArts / Activision) June 2008

Looney Tunes (Eidos) June 2008

Monster Lab (Eidos) June 2008

Wacky Races (Eidos) June 2008

Zoo Hospital (Majesco / Eidos) Q2 2008

Hello Kitty: Big City Dreams (Empire Interactive) Q2 2008

New International Track&Field (Konami) Q2 2008

Nanostray 2 (Majesco) Q2 2008

Chess Crusade (ZOO Digital Publishing Ltd) Q2 2008

Margots Word Brain (ZOO Digital Publishing Ltd) Q2 2008

Shining Star (ZOO Digital Publishing Ltd) Q2 2008

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time (Nintendo) 4th July

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness (Nintendo) 4th July

Mummy Tomb of the Emperor (Vivendi Games) July 2008

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (LucasArts / Activision) Summer 2008

Bratz Kidz (The Game Factory) Q3 2008

RUBIKS Classic (tentative title) (The Game Factory) Q3 2008

Brave: Shaman’s Challenge (SouthPeak Games) Q3 2008

Ninjatown (SouthPeak Games) October 2008

Crash (tentative title) (Vivendi Games) October 2008

Ghostbusters (Vivendi Games) October 2008

Spyro (tentative title) (Vivendi Games) October 2008

ELEMENTS (The Game Factory) Q4 2008

For further information please contact the Nintendo Press Office on 0845 259 1325 or nintendopressoffice@redconsultancy.com

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