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Summer Loving From Nintendo

Nintendo unveils a host of Nintendo DS and Wii treats to keep you entertained through the summer months

21st June 2007- As we move into summer Nintendo is launching a range of games which will keep everyone from hardcore gamers to complete newcomers entertained. The unprecedented success of the Nintendo DS has helped to expand the gaming audience more than ever before and is the fastest selling console to reach the 10 million mark in European history, now with sales of almost 12 million, while the newly released Wii has already sold approximately 2 million in Europe since launch. Now Nintendo's already strong software line-up is being bolstered even further by a selection of new titles launching in the third quarter of 2007.

Leading Wii line-up for the period is the first Touch! Generations title for the new console, Big Brain Academy for Wii. Fun for all the family, this game allows you to put your skills to the test and flex your brain the fun way, the all new mini-games and multiplayer modes mean you can challenge family and friends from the comfort of your living room! Following hotly on the heels of this title is Trauma Center: Second Opinion in which you take on the role of a surgeon. Performing complex and challenging operations, you will need to show skill and precision with the Wii Remote whilst keeping a cool head under pressure! Joining this is Super Paper Mario, an action adventure title starring Nintendo's most famous icon, with the unique twist that our hero must switch from a 2D to 3D perspective to get past obstacles and progress through the levels.

Owners of the record-breaking Nintendo DS are in for plenty of treats with the range titles launching in Q3 2007. The latest in the hugely successful Pokémon series, Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl, features 100 new Pokémon to discover and allows you to trade and battle Pokémon, as well as voice chat, with friends from around the world! Already a huge success in America and Japan, this title is the most advanced adventure in the series yet. Tingle, known from his appearances in the Legend of Zelda series, gets his own game with Freshly Picked - Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland. This is a whacky and fun RPG where you must guide Tingle through the quest's many surprises whilst collecting as much cash, known as Rupees, as you can. Joining this is Elite Beat Agents, a highly addictive music title where you tap out the beat to well-known songs made popular by Freddie Mercury, Ashlee Simpson, David Bowie, Beyonce and many more.

Wii Software - Release Date

Resident Evil : 4 Wii edition (Capcom) 29th June 2007

Harry Potter & The Order Of The Phoenix (EA) 29th June 2007

Scarface (Vivendi Games) 30th June 2007

Mortal Kombat: Armageddon (Midway Games) June 2007

Mario Party 8 (Nintendo) 13th July 2007

Big Brain Academy for Wii (Nintendo) 20th July 2007

King Of Clubs (Oxygen Games) 20th July 2007

William Pinball Classics (System 3) July 2007

Transformers The Game (Activision) July 2007

Trauma Center: Second Opinion (Nintendo / Atlus) 10th August 2007

Tamagotchi Party On! (Namco Bandai Games) August 2007

California Games (System 3) August 2007

Alien Syndrome (SEGA) 7th September 2007

Super Paper Mario (Nintendo) 14th September 2007

Dragon Blade: Wrath Of Fire (D3Publisher of Europe) 14th September 2007

World Championship Poker Featuring Howard Lederer: All In Wii 21st September 2007


Brunswick Bowling pro (505Games) September 2007

Cosmic Family (Ubisoft) September 2007

My Word Coach (Ubisoft) September 2007

Ratatouille (THQ) Q3 2007

Toot & Puddle: Call Of The North (Zoo Digital Publishing) Q3 2007

Nintendo DS Software - Release Date Q3 2007

More Brain Training from Dr Kawashima: How Old Is Your

Brain? (Nintendo) 29th June 2007

Puzzle League DS (Nintendo) 29th June 2007

Harry Potter & The Order Of The Phoenix (EA) 29th June 2007

Dino Master (Majesco / Eidos) 29th June 2007

F24 stealth Fighter (Majesco / Eidos) 29th June 2007

MechAssault Phantom War (Majesco / Eidos) 29th June 2007

Nacho Libre (Majesco / Eidos) 29th June 2007

Super Black Bass Fishing (Majesco / Eidos) 29th June 2007

Herbie: Fully Loaded (|Disney) 6th July 2007

Elite Beat Agents (Nintendo)

13th July 2007

Brain Buster (505Games) 13th July 2007

ANNO 1701 (Disney) 13th July 2007

Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl (Nintendo) 27th July 2007

Transformers The Game: Autobot (Activision) July 2007

Transformers The Game: Decepticon (Activision) July 2007

Guilty Gear Dust Strikers (Majesco / THQ) July 2007

The Settlers (Ubisoft) July 2007

Powershot Pinball Constructor (Oxygen Games) 10th August 2007

Dragonball Z GOKU DENSETSU (Namco Bandi Games) August 2007

California Games (System 3) August 2007

8 Ball All Stars (Oxygen Games) 7th September 2007

Freshly Picked - Tingle's Rosy Rupeeland (Nintendo) 14th September 2007

Heroes of Mana (Square Enix) 14th September 2007

King of Clubs (Oxygen Games) 21st September 2007

Sonic Rush Adventure (SEGA) 28th September 2007

Cookie & Cream (505Games) September 2007

Fishing DS (505Games) September 2007

Happy Cooking (Ubisoft) September 2007

Jam Sessions TM (Ubisoft) September 2007

Panzer Tactics DS (10Tacle Studios) Q3 2007

Godzilla Unleashed (ATARI) Q3 2007

Cake Mania (Majesco / Eidos) Q3 2007

New York Times Crossword (Majesco / Eidos) Q3 2007

Operation Vietnam (Majesco / Eidos) Q3 2007

Toot & Puddle - An Artic Adventure (Zoo Digital Publishing) Q3 2007

Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights (THQ) Q3 2007

Ratatouille (THQ) Q3 2007

ToonDuko (Majesco / Eidos) Q3 2007

Bratz Ponyz (Game Factory/K.E. Media) Q3 2007

Worms: Open Warfare 2 (THQ) Summer 2007

Race Driver: Create & Race (Codemasters) Summer 2007

Marvel Trading Card Game (Konami) Summer 2007

So get ready for a sizzling summer of hot titles! When the nights start to draw there'll be a multitude of new titles to look forward to including Metroid Prime 3: Corruption and Resident Evil The Umbrella Chronicles - more to be revealed later...

For further information please contact the Nintendo Press Office on 020 7307 3103

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