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Nintendo Announces Its Summer Software Line Up

May 2006 - This summer will be a great one for video game fans as Nintendo unveils an exciting and innovative software line up. Whatever your taste in games there will be something here for you. From first person shooters to brain teasing puzzle games, Nintendo's range of highly innovative software will challenge the way in which you play, appealing to both gamers and non-gamers alike.

Nintendo DS fans will be delighted by a plethora of offerings to keep their stylus busy including, Metroid Prime Hunters, Dr Kawashima's Brain Training: How old is your brain? and New SUPER MARIO BROS. Nintendo GameCube owners will be kept busy this summer with new games including Chibi-Robo, Harvest Moon: Magical Melody, Super Monkey Ball Adventure (Sega), Over the Hedge (Activision) and Disney/Pixar's Cars (THQ). Game Boy Advance owners needn't feel left out with dozens of great games launching for the system including Final Fantasy IV Advance, X-Men 3 (Activision), Alex Rider Stormbreaker (THQ) and Pirates of The Caribbean: Dead Man Chest (Disney/Buena Vista Games)

On top of all of this, gamers will be treated to dozens more third-party games for all three consoles, which are still yet to be announced.

Nintendo DS

Dragon Booster (Konami) - Q2 2006
Tao's Adventure: The Curse of the Demon Seal (Konami) - Q2 2006
Golden Nugget Casino (Majesco/THQ) - May 2006
Monster Trucks (Majesco/THQ) - May 2006
Texas Hold 'em Poker (Majesco/THQ) - May 2006
Pokémon Link! (Nintendo) - 5 May 2006
Metroid Prime Hunters (Nintendo) - 5 May 2006
X-Men 3: The Official Game (Activision) - 19 May 2006
Tamagotchi (Bandai/ATARI) - 19 May 2006
Super Princess Peach (Nintendo) - 26 May 2006
Miss Spider (Game Factory/K.E. Media) - 26 May 2006
Beetle King (D3DB) - End of May 2006
Brick'em all DS (D3DB) - End of May 2006
Cameltry (Digital Bros) - May/June 2006
Guru Guru Naget (working title) (Digital Bros) - May/June 2006
Over the Hedge (Activision) - June 2006
Beta-Bloc (D3P) - June 2006
Fossil League (Dinosaur Tournament Championship) (D3P) - June 2006
Warlords Champion (D3P) - June 2006
Ages of Empires II: Age Of Kings (Majesco/THQ) - June 2006
Rainbow Island Revolution (Marvelous/Rising Star Games/ATARI - June 2006
Dr Kawashima's Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain? (Nintendo) - 9 June 2006
Pirates of The Caribbean: Dead Man Chest (Disney/Buena Vista Games) - 21 June 2006 (UK 23 June 2006)
Disney/Pixar's Cars (THQ) - 16 June (France & Benelux); 23 June (Spain); 14 July (UK); 1 Sept (Germany & Italy)
New SUPER MARIO BROS. (Nintendo) - 30 June 2006
Monster House (THQ) - July 2006
Superman Returns (EA) - 5 July 2006
Big Brain Academy (Nintendo) - 7 July 2006
Elecktroplankton (Nintendo) - 7 July 2006
Alex Rider Stormbreaker (THQ) - 7 July (UK); July (Netherlands); Sept. (Italy & Spain); Oct (Belguim & France); Germany - tbc
Guilty Gear (Majesco/THQ) - Aug 2006
Strawberry Shortcake (Game Factory/K.E. Media) - Aug 2006
Harvest Moon DS (Rising Star Games) - Sept 2006
Tenchu Dark Secret (Nintendo) - Sept 2006
Club House Games (temporary name) (Nintendo) - Sept 2006
English Training (temporary name) (Nintendo) - Sept 2006
Petit Virus (Digital Bros) - Sept 2006
Garfield 2 (The Movie) (Game Factory/K.E. Media) - Sept 2006
Disney's American Dragon: Jake Long (Disney/Buena Vista Games) - Sept 2006
LEGO Star Wars II (Eidos/TT Games/Activision) - 12 Sept 2006
Cooking Mama (Digital Bros) - Sept/Oct 2006
Steel Horizon (working title) (Konami) - Autumn 2006
Contact (Marvelous/Rising Star Games) - Autumn 2006
Alexandra Ledermann 7 (working title) - France only
Pipa Funnel - UK only - (Ubisoft) Q3 2006
Catz (Ubisoft) - Q3 2006

Nintendo GameCube


X-Men 3: The Official Game (Activision) - 19 May 2006
Chibi-Robo! (Nintendo) - 26 May 2006
Franklin - A Birthday Surprise (Game Factory/K.E. Media) - 26 May 2006
Over the Hedge (Activision) - June 2006
Namco MuseumTM 50th Anniversary Arcade Collection (Namco/EA) - 2 June 2006
Super Monkey Ball Adventure (SEGA) - 2 June 2006
Disney/Pixar's Cars (THQ) - 16 June (France & Benelux); 23 June (Spain); 14 July (UK); 1 Sept (Germany & Italy)
Monster House (THQ) July 2006
Harvest Moon: Magical Melody (Rising Star Games) Sept 2006
Barnyard (THQ) - Sept 2006
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent (Ubisoft) - Sept 2006
LEGO Star Wars II (Eidos/TT Games/Activision) - 12 Sept 2006

Game Boy Advance

Disney's The Wild (Disney/Buena Vista Games) - April/June 2006
Brick'em all (D3DB) - May 2006
Funny Cards (D3DB) - May 2006
Dr. Sudoku (Digital Bros) - May 2006
Cabbage Patch Kids: The Patch Puppy Rescue (D3P) - May (No release in Germany)
Scrabble Scramble (ZOO Digital) - 12 May 2006
Street Racing Syndicate (ZOO Digital) - 12 May 2006
X Men 3: The Official Game (Activision) - 19 May 2006
Babar (Game Factory/K.E. Media) - 26 May 2006
Over the Hedge (Activision) - June 2006
Postman Pat (Game Factory/KE Media) - June 2006
Final Fantasy IV Advance (Nintendo) - 2 June 2006
1 June 2006 (Italy)
Pirates of The Caribbean: Dead Man Chest (Disney/Buena Vista Games) - 21 June 2006 (UK 23 June 2006)
Disney/Pixar's Cars (THQ) - 16 June (France & Benelux); 23 June (Spain); 14 July (UK); 1 Sept (Germany & Italy)
My vet practice (dtp) - July 2006
Monster House (THQ) - July 2006
Alex Rider Stormbreaker (THQ) - 7 July (UK); July (Netherlands); Sept. (Italy & Spain); Oct. (Belgium & France); Germany tbc
Matchbox Kids Compilation (ZOO Digital) - 14 July 2006
Hot Wheels (ZOO Digital) - 28 July 2006
Harlem Globetrotters (ZOO Digital) - 11 Aug 2006
Rockem Sockem (ZOO Digital) - 25 Aug 2006
Disney's American Dragon: Jake Long (Disney/Buena Vista Games) - Sept 2006
Barnyard (THQ) - Sept 2006
LEGO Star Wars II (Eldos/TT Games/Activision) - 12 Sept 2006
Bratz Diamondz (THQ) - Oct 2006
Alexandra Ledermann 7 (working title) - France only
Pipa Funnel - UK only (Ubisoft) - Q3 2006

For further information please contact the Nintendo Press Office on 0207 307 3103

About Nintendo

Nintendo Co., Ltd. of Kyoto, Japan, is the acknowledged worldwide leader in the creation of interactive entertainment. To date, Nintendo has sold more than 2 billion video games worldwide and more than 350 million hardware units globally, creating such industry icons as Mario® and Donkey Kong and launched franchises like The Legend of Zelda® and Pokémon. Nintendo manufactures and markets hardware and software for its popular home video game systems, including the Nintendo 64, NINTENDO GAMECUBE, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, and Game Boy - the world's best-selling video game system which has sold over 180 million units. As a wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of Europe, based in Grossostheim, Germany, was established in 1990 and serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in Europe. Click onto www.nintendo-europe.com for all of the most up to date official information on Nintendo.

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