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Nintendo Starts 2005 with a Bang

Jan. 10, 2005

Nintendo's lineup for 2005 comes loaded 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 BeatTM 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 now in development.

Nintendo DS

  • Feb. 14: WarioWareTM: Touched! from Nintendo
  • March 14: Pokémon® Dash from Nintendo
  • March: Yoshi Touch & Go from Nintendo
  • March: Retro Atari ClassicsTM from Atari
  • Q1: Need for Speed UndergroundTM 2 from Electronic Arts
  • May: Ultimate Card GamesTM from Telegames
  • June: Ultimate Brain GamesTM from Telegames
  • Q2: World Championship PokerTM from Crave Entertainment
  • And new titles from Nintendo like Metroid Prime® Hunters and Polarium, as well as Nintendo franchise titles for Mario Kart®, Animal CrossingTM and Advance WarsTM.

Nintendo GameCube

  • Jan. 11: Resident Evil® 4 from Capcom
  • Jan. 11: Virtua QuestTM from SEGA
  • Feb. 8: NBA Street V3 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
  • March: Mortal Kombat®: DeceptionTM from Midway
  • April: Donkey KongaTM 2 from Nintendo
  • Q2: GeistTM from Nintendo
  • Spring 2005: Killer 7TM from Capcom
  • 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 PilotTM from THQ®
  • February: Shaman King: Legacy of the Spirits - Soaring Hawk from Konami
  • February: Shaman King: Legacy of the Spirits - Sprinting Wolf from Konami
  • February: Ace Combat AdvanceTM from Namco
  • February: Klonoa® 2 from Namco
  • February: Winnie the Pooh from Ubisoft
  • March 21: WarioWare: Twisted! from Nintendo
  • March 28: Mario Party® Advance from Nintendo
  • March: Backyard Baseball from Atari
  • April 25: Pokémon® Emerald from Nintendo
  • Q2: Fire EmblemTM: The Sacred Stones from Nintendo
  • Q2: Ultimate Pocket GamesTM from Telegames

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