REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 17, 2010 - The summer is heating up, which means it's a great time for Nintendo to announce some of the cool games it will have available in the coming months for its Wii™ home console and portable Nintendo DS™ family of systems.
wants fun, engaging experiences, and they want great value," said
Cammie Dunaway, Nintendo of America's executive vice president of Sales
& Marketing. "Nintendo games give you both. And no matter what your
taste, you'll find exclusive experiences that just aren't available
Some upcoming Wii games include Metroid™: Other M on Aug. 31, Samurai Warriors™ 3 on Sept. 27, Wii Party™ on Oct. 3, Kirby's Epic Yarn™ on Oct. 17, PokéPark™ Wii: Pikachu's Adventure on Nov. 1, FlingSmash™ on Nov. 7 and Donkey Kong Country™ Returns on Nov. 21. Some marquee third-party games include New Carnival Games® from 2K Play on Sept. 21, NBA JAM from EA Sports™ on Oct. 5, Just Dance® 2 from Ubisoft® on Oct. 12, GoldenEye 007™ from Activision Publishing, Inc. in November, Sonic Colors™ from SEGA on Nov. 16 and Disney Epic Mickey from Disney Interactive Studios this holiday season.
For the Nintendo DS family of systems, upcoming games include Professor Layton and the Unwound Future™ on Sept. 12, Pokémon Ranger™: Guardian Signs on Oct. 4, Art Academy™ on Oct. 25 and Mario vs. Donkey Kong™: Mini-Land Mayhem! on Nov. 14. Some featured third-party games on the way for the rest of the year include Super Scribblenauts from Warner Bros. in October, FINAL FANTASY® THE 4 HEROES OF LIGHT from Square Enix, Inc. on Oct. 5 and Rock Band™ 3 from Electronic Arts/MTV on Oct. 29.
Upcoming downloadable games for the WiiWare™ service include And Yet It Moves from Broken Rules on Aug. 23, BIT.TRIP FATE by Gaijin Games this fall and Super Meat Boy from Team Meat during the holidays. On the Nintendo DSiWare™ downloadable game service, fans can watch for Need For Speed™ Nitro-X from Electronic Arts on Sept. 20 and Shantae™: Risky's Revenge from WayForward during the holidays.
games have the unbeatable combination of value and fun. Nintendo DS
games are great fun for every member of the family, while Wii games
feature built-in motion controls without the need for any expensive
add-ons. And the Wii hardware package comes with two great games, Wii Sports™ and Wii Sports Resort™,
plus a Wii Remote™ controller, Nunchuk™ controller and the Wii
MotionPlus™ accessory, which makes specially designed games even more
precise - all for a suggested retail price of $199.99. The console even
features the ability for Netflix
members, who have a plan starting at $8.99 a month and a broadband
Internet connection, to stream movies and TV shows directly to their
televisions at no extra charge.
Remember that Wii and Nintendo
DSi feature parental controls that let adults manage the content their
children can access. For more information about Nintendo, visit www.nintendo.com.