SUPER SMASHING SHAKING FUN THIS SUMMER!

24th June 2008, With summer now in full swing, Nintendo is set to up the temperature and let loose a selection of scorching new titles on to the Nintendo DS and Wii. Summer sees the return of numerous favourites and the debut of new exciting titles ensuring this season’s release schedule has something for everyone.

Hold on to your sun hats as the Wii Summer line-up kicks off with the return of the brawl, in the latest super-charged generation of Super Smash Bros. Brawl! Unleashed on 27 June 2008, Mario, Bowser, Zelda and numerous other Nintendo and third party gaming heroes will be found in the ring fighting for the title of ultimate brawler. With the fight taken online for the very first time, Super Smash Bros. Brawl is set to bring the fast, furious and frenetic world of the brawl to the masses!

If that wasn’t enough Wario makes his debut with his first dedicated adventure on Wii with Wario Land: The Shake Dimension. Nintendo’s most famous anti-hero is shaken and tilted to the very limit using the Wii’s innovative control system, bringing the magic of 2D platform adventure gaming to new and existing gamers everywhere from 26 September 2008.

Hot on the heels of Wii, the Nintendo DS has numerous compelling titles guaranteed to entertain in the summer sun. For years you’ve captured, traded, and battled with them. Now it’s time to become one as Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness launch on the Nintendo DS! Unleash your inner Pokémon to save the world and take advantage of the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection in a series first to call on help from your friends!

Make 10: A journey of numbers also arrives on the Nintendo DS making the art of mathematics a truly magical experience. Set in the highly visual fantasy world of Make 10, younger players will be challenged to master mental arithmetic to overcome the inquisitive inhabitants and understand the true power of the number ten.

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

Wii Software 2008 Release Date

Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Nintendo) 27th June 2008

Bejing 2008 (SEGA) 27th June 2008

Big Beach Sports (THQ) 27th June 2008

Wacky Races– Crash and Dash (Eidos) 27th June 2008

Guitar Hero Aerosmith Bundle Pack on Wii (Activision) 27th June 2008

Kung Fu Panda (Activision) 27th June 2008

Radio Helicopter (505 Games) 27th June 2008

Okami (Capcom) June 2008

We Love Golf! (Capcom) June 2008

Hannah Montana: Spotlight World Tour (Disney Interactive Studios) June-Sep 2008

Pool Party (SouthPeak Games) 4th July 2008

Wall E. (THQ) 4th July 2008

Cocoto Kart Racer (Neko Entertainment) 11th July 2008

Baroque (Rising Star Games) 18th July 2008

Margot´s Word Brain (ZOO) 18th July 2008

Yamaha Supercross (ZOO) 18th July 2008

CID The Dummy (Oxygen Games) 25th July 2008

Super Swing Golf (Rising Star Games) 25th July 2008

Table Football (505 Games) 31st July 2008

Pimp My Ride (Activision) July 2008

The Incredible Hulk (SEGA) July 2008

Jeep Thrills (ZOO) 8th August 2008

Legend of Sayuki (505 Games) 8th August 2008

BROTHERS IN ARMS : EARN IN BLOOD (Ubisoft) 14th August 2008

BROTHERS IN ARMS: ROAD TO HILL 30 (Ubisoft) 14th August 2008

Calvin Tucker´s Redneck Jamboree (ZOO) 22nd August 2008

Clever Kids: Farmyard Fun (Ghostlight) 22nd August 2008

Clever Kids: Pirates (Ghostlight) 22nd August 2008

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 (EA) 26th August 2008

Runaway The Dream of the Turtle (Focus Home Interactive) 28th August 2008

Soul Calibur Legends (Namco Bandai/Ubisoft) 28th August 2008

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (Vivendi Games) 29th August 2008

Brave: A Warrior's Tale (SouthPeak Games) August 2008

Carnival Games: Mini Golf (2K Play) August 2008

Manhunt 2 (Rockstar Games) August 2008

Space Chimps (Brash Entertainment) August-October 2008

Chess Crusade (ZOO) 5th September 2008

TNA impact (Midway Games) 5th September 2008

Pipe Manja (Empire Interactive/ Kochmedia) 14th September 2008

Bratz: Girls Really Rock ! (THQ) 19th September 2008

Order Up (ZOO) 19th September 2008

Sim City Creator (EA) 19th September 2008

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (LucasArts/Activision) 19th September 2008

Counter Force (505 Games) 26th September 2008

De Blob (THQ) 26th September 2008

Wario Land: The Shake Dimension (Nintendo) 26th September 2008

Family Trainer (Namco Bandai) September 2008 (EU)

Sambe De Amigo (SEGA) September 2008

Wild Earth: African Safari (Majesco/Codemaster) September 2008

All Star Cheer (THQ) Q3 2008

Rockband (EA) Q3 2008

Jeep Let's Off Road (ZOO) Q3 2008

World of Goo (RTL Playtainment) Q3 2008

WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2009 (THQ) Q3 2008

Skate It (EA) 2008

Top Spin Tennis (2K Sports) 2008

Sonic Unleashed (SEGA) Late 2008

Nintendo DS Software 2008 Release Date

Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword (Ubisoft) 26th June 2008

FINAL FANTASY TACTICS® ADVANCE 2: Grimoire of the Rift (SquareEnix) 27th June 2008

Kung Fu Panda (Activision) 27th June 2008

Journey to the Centre of the Earth (THQ) 27th June 2008

Shining Star Super Starcade (ZOO) 27th June 2008

Evolution GT (Lago Srl) June 2008

Sid Meier´s Civilization Revolution (2K Games) June 2008

The Incredible Hulk (SEGA) June 2008

Top Spin 3 (2K Sports) June 2008

Asterix Brain Trainer (ATARI) June-October 2008

Animal Genius (Ubisoft) 3rd July 2008

Farm Life (Ubisoft) 3rd July 2008

Puzzler (Ubisoft) 3rd July 2008

Bakushow(Rising Star Games) 4th July 2008

Cory in the House (Disney Interactive Studios) 4th July 2008

Mahjong-Eine Reise um die Welt (dtp young entertainment) 4th July 2008

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time / Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness (Nintendo) 4th July 2008

Road to Vegas (Ghostlight) 4th July 2008

Super Speed Machines (Ghostlight) 4th July 2008

Wall E. (THQ) 4th July 2008

Guitar Hero: On Tour (Limited Edition Buindle) (Activision) 18th July 2008

Rythmn&Notes (505 Games) 18th July 2008

Brico Utile (Neko Entertainment) 18th July 2008

Déco Tendances(Neko Entertainment) 18th July 2008

International Athletics (Ghostlight) 18th July 2008

Margots Word Brain (ZOO) 18th July 2008

Yamaha Supercross (ZOO) 18th July 2008

Crazy Labyrinth (DTP/Eidos) 25th July 2008

Mazes of Fate DS (Neko Entertainment) 25th July 2008

Tennis Elbow (Neko Entertainment) 25th July 2008

The Mummy Tomb of the Emperor (Vivendi Games ) 25th July 2008

The Woodleys - Summer Sports (dtp young entertainment) 25th July 2008

City Life (Monte Cristo Multimedia) July 2008

Dream Pinball 3D (SouthPeak Games) July 2008

Jewel Quest (Astragon) July 2008

My Make-Up (Oxygen Games) July 2008

Pirates: Duels on the High Seas (Oxygen Games) July 2008

Zoo Hospital (Eidos/Majesco) July 2008

Die Reitakademie (dtp young entertainment) 1st August 2008

Jeep Thrills (ZOO) 8th August 2008

Lissy Horse Life mit Carry Case (Deep Silver/Kochmedia) 9th August 2008

BangaiO Spirits (D3Publisher of Europe) 22nd August 2008

Clever Kids: Pirates (Midas) 22nd August 2008

Clever Kids: Farmyard Fun (Midas) 22nd August 2008

IMAGINE FIGURE SKATER (Ubisoft) 28th August 2008

Brave: Shaman's Challenge (SouthPeak Games) August 2008

Gauntlet (Eidos) August 2008 (tbc)

Space Chimps (Brash Entertainment) August-October 2008

Chess Crusade (ZOO) 5th September 2008

Spellbound (505 Games) 5th September 2008

Spore Creatures (EA) 5th September 2008

Mein Beautyhotel für Tiere (dtp young entertainment) 12th September 2008

Rune Factory: A Fantasy Harvest Moon (Rising Star Games) 12th September 2008

Shin chan e i colori magici (505 Games) 12th September 2008

Subbuteo (505 Games) 12th September 2008

Blended (505 Games) 19th September 2008

Bratz: girls Really Rock ! (THQ) 19th September 2008

Dungeon Explorer (Rising Star Games) 19th September 2008

Ontamarama: Music Maniacs (505 Games) 19th September 2008

SimCity Creator (EA) 19th September 2008

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (LucasArts/Activision) 19th September 2008

De Blob (THQ) 26th September 2008

Drawn to Life: Spongebob Squarepants Edition (THQ) 26th September 2008

Make 10: A journey of numbers (Nintendo) 26th September 2008

Shaun the Sheep (D3Publisher of Europe) 26th September 2008

8Ball Allstars (Oxygen Games) September 2008

Bratz Ponyz 2 (Game Factory) September 2008

Code Lyoko 2 (Game Factory) September2008

Cosmetic Paradise (505 Games) September 2008

Element Girls (a.k.a Magic Diary) (DTP) September 2008

History™ Great Empires: Rome (Lago Srl) September 2008

Lock´s Quest: Construction Combat (THQ) September 2008

My Dress-Up (Oxygen Games) September 2008

Nanostray 2 (Majesco/Codemaster) September 2008

Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood (SEGA) September 2008

Super-Bikes Riding Challenge (Lago Srl) September 2008

Toy Shop Tycoon (Majesco/Codemaster) September 2008

Zenses Ocean (Game Factory) September 2008

Zenses Rainforest (Game Factory) September 2008

Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations (Nintendo / Capcom) 3rd October 2008

Naruto Ninja Council 2 (Nintendo / TAKRA TOMY) October 2008

Arcanoid (Ubisoft) Summer 2008

Space Invaders ExtremeTM (SquareEnix/Ubisoft) Summer 2008

Crossword Challenge (The Games Company) Summer 2008

AMF Bowling Pinbusters! (ZeniMax Europe Ltd.) Summer 2008

Ducati Moto (ZeniMax Europe Ltd.) Summer 2008

Skate It (EA) 2008

Sonic Unleashed (SEGA) Late 2008

I Love Beauty and Sushi Academy (City Interactive S.A.) Q3 2008

RUBIKS Classic (working title) (Game Factory) Q3 2008

All Star Cheer (THQ) Q3 2008

Sokoban DS (RTL Playtainment) Q3 2008

Time Hollow (working title) (Konami) Q3/4 2008

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