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[Nov. 11, 2004]

After recovering from your turkey-dinner coma and dry-cleaning the nog stains off your pants that no longer fit, you'll need a way to spend all those gift cards that your relatives gave you. The holidays are still weeks away, but Nintendo already has its eyes on 2005.

Nintendo's game lineup for 2005 comes stuffed with innovative new games that take advantage of the touch-screen and wireless capabilities of the new Nintendo DSTM. Likewise, owners of Nintendo GameCubeTM and Game Boy® Advance SP will find new ways to enjoy new and favorite franchises. New tricks like using bongos to control characters in Donkey Kong® Jungle Beat for Nintendo GameCube and an internal gyro sensor in WarioWareTM Twisted! for Game Boy Advance SP enhance the game experience as only Nintendo can.

Here's a glimpse of what you'll be playing on Nintendo systems in the first part of 2005, along with dozens of unannounced titles that are currently in development.

Nintendo DS

Feb. 14: WarioWareTM Touched! from Nintendo

March 14: Pokémon Dash from Nintendo

March: Yoshi's Touch & Go from Nintendo

March: Atari Classics from Atari

March: Pac Pix from Namco

Q1: Need for Speed UndergroundTM 2 from Electronic Arts

Q2: Metroid Prime® Hunters from Nintendo

May: Ultimate Card GamesTM from Telegames

June: Ultimate Brain GamesTM from Telegames

New titles for Nintendo franchises like Mario Kart, Animal Crossing and Advance Wars remain in development

Nintendo GameCube

January: Resident Evil® 4 from Capcom

January: Virtua QuestTM from Sega

Feb. 8: NBA Street Vol. 3 from Electronic Arts

Feb. 14: Star Fox®: Assault from Nintendo

February: Winnie the Pooh from Ubisoft

March 14: Donkey Kong® Jungle Beat from Nintendo

March: Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell® Chaos Theory from Ubisoft

March: Dragon Ball Z® Sagas from Atari

Q1: Mortal Kombat®: DeceptionTM from Midway

Q2: Donkey Konga 2 from Nintendo

Q2: Fire Emblem from Nintendo

Q2: Geist from Nintendo and an all-new adventure of The Legend of Zelda® from Nintendo is in development.

Game Boy Advance SP

Jan. 10: The Legend of Zelda®: The Minish Cap from Nintendo

January: Banjo Pilot from THQ

February: Rave MasterTM: Special Attack ForceTM from Konami

February: Shaman King: Legacy of Spirits - Soaring Hawk from Konami

February: Ace Combat from Namco

February: Klonoa® 2 from Namco

February: Winnie the Pooh from Ubisoft

March 21: WarioWare Twisted! from Nintendo

March: Mario Party® Advance from Nintendo

March: Backyard Baseball from Atari

March: Pac Pinball from Namco

April: Pokémon Emerald from Nintendo

Q2: Fire Emblem 2 from Nintendo

Q2: Ultimate Pocket GamesTM from Telegames

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