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Nintendo release list--third party edition

Posted by: Sean Colleli at 10/16/2007 1:27 PM
Nintendo has sent out their release date list, after the jump.  This one focuses on third party developers, with some Nintendo stuff thrown in for good measure.  A lot of it is licensed shovelware, but there are some gems in there to look forward to.


Who's Making Games for Nintendo Systems? Everyone!
                                      
 Nintendo Unveils its Incredible Lineup of Games for the Holidays and Beyond
 
    REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Wii(TM) and Nintendo DS(TM)
continue to appeal to every kind of consumer. As Nintendo's list of upcoming
games demonstrates, Nintendo has a game or experience for everyone, no matter
their taste, age or video game playing acumen. Wii games like Super Mario 
Galaxy(TM) anchor Nintendo's lineup for the holidays, as Wii adds games faster
than any other system in this generation. For Nintendo DS, Flash Focus(TM):
Vision Training in Minutes a Day and Master of Illusion(TM) again will make
people think of video gaming in a whole new way.
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    "Because of Wii and Nintendo DS momentum, third-party publishers are
supporting our systems like never before," says George Harrison, Nintendo of
America's senior vice president of marketing and corporate communications.
"Their lineup of diverse games is testament to how we make the population of
gamers a little bigger every day."
    Major publishers worldwide are making games for Wii and Nintendo DS.
Shoppers will find dozens of options through the holiday shopping season and
into 2008. By the end of 2007, the library of Wii games is expected to grow to
140, not counting nearly 200 downloadable Virtual Console(TM) titles, while
the Nintendo DS library should be nearly 450. The following is a partial list
of the upcoming games for Wii and Nintendo DS. Note that game titles and
launch dates are subject to change.
 
    Wii
    Oct. 1:   MLB(R) Power Pros from 2K Sports
    Oct. 1:   Dragon Blade: Wrath of Fire(TM) from D3Publisher of America(R)
    Oct. 2:   Crash(R) of the Titans from Sierra Entertainment, Inc.
    Oct. 5:   Balls of Fury(TM) from DSI Games
    Oct. 8:   Donkey Kong(R): Barrel Blast from Nintendo
    Oct. 9:   FIFA 08 from Electronic Arts
    Oct. 9:   Bleach: Shattered Blade(TM) from SEGA
    Oct. 9:   LOONEY TUNES: ACME ARSENAL(TM) from WB Games
    Oct. 10:  Arctic Tale from DSI Games
    Oct. 15:  Sea Monsters from DSI Games
    Oct. 16:  Thrillville(R): Off the Rails(TM) from LucasArts
    Oct. 22:  EA PLAYGROUND from Electronic Arts
    Oct. 23:  Backyard Football from Atari, Inc.
    Oct. 23:  The Sims 2(TM) Castaway from Electronic Arts
    Oct. 23:  Rockstar Games Presents(TM) Table Tennis from Rockstar Games
    Oct. 23:  The Legend of Spyro(TM): The Eternal Night from Sierra
              Entertainment, Inc.
    Oct. 23:  NARUTO(TM): Clash of Ninja(TM) Revolution from TOMY Corporation
    Oct. 25:  M&M'S(R) Kart Racing from DSI Games
    Oct. 28:  Guitar Hero III(TM): Legends of Rock from Activision
    Oct. 29:  Battalion Wars(TM) 2 from Nintendo
    Oct. 30:  Ben 10(TM): Protector of Earth from D3Publisher of America(R)
    Oct. 30:  Showtime(R) Championship Boxing(TM) from DSI Games
    Oct. 30:  NEED FOR SPEED PROSTREET from Electronic Arts
    Oct. 30:  THE SIMPSONS from Electronic Arts
    Oct. 31:  Manhunt 2(TM) from Rockstar Games
    October:  Spider-Man(TM): Friend or Foe from Activision
    October:  Bee Movie(TM) Game from Activision
    October:  Tony Hawk's Proving Ground from Activision
    October:  Ultimate Duck Hunting(TM) from Detn8 Games Ltd.
    October:  Mercury Meltdown Revolution from Ignition Entertainment
    October:  Namco Museum(TM) Remix from NAMCO BANDAI Games America
    October:  Code Lyoko: Quest for Infinity from The Game Factory
    October:  Avatar: The Last Airbender(TM) - The Burning Earth from THQ
    October:  Bratz: The Movie(TM) from THQ
    October:  Cars: Mater-National from THQ
    October:  Nicktoons(TM): Attack of the Toybots from THQ
    October:  SpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis(TM) from THQ
    Nov. 5:   Fire Emblem(R): Radiant Dawn from Nintendo
    Nov. 6:   DanceDanceRevolution Hottest Party from Konami Digital
              Entertainment, Inc.
    Nov. 6:   LEGO(R) Star Wars(TM): The Complete Saga from LucasArts
    Nov. 6:   Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games(TM) from SEGA
    Nov. 12:  Super Mario Galaxy(TM) from Nintendo
    Nov. 13:  Dragon Ball Z Budokai Tenkaichi 3 from Atari, Inc.
    Nov. 13:  Godzilla Unleashed from Atari, Inc.
    Nov. 13:  Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Anniversary from Eidos, Inc.
    Nov. 13:  BLOCKS from Electronic Arts
    Nov. 13:  MEDAL OF HONOR HEROES(TM) 2 from Electronic Arts
    Nov. 13:  LUXOR: Pharaoh's Challenge from MumboJumbo
    Nov. 13:  Geometry Wars(TM): Galaxies from Sierra Entertainment, Inc.
    Nov. 19:  Link's Crossbow Training(TM) (packaged with Wii Zapper(TM)) from
              Nintendo
    Nov. 19:  SMARTY PANTS(TM) from Electronic Arts
    Nov. 20:  Jenga World Tour from Atari, Inc.
    Nov. 20:  Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords(TM) from D3Publisher of
              America(R)
    November: Trauma Center(TM): New Blood from Atlus USA
    November: Star Trek: Conquest from Bethesda Softworks
    November: Disney Princess: Enchanted Journey from Disney Interactive
              Studios
    November: Hannah Montana: Spotlight World Tour from Disney Interactive
              Studios
    November: High School Musical: Sing It from Disney Interactive Studios
    November: Garfield Gets Real from DSI Games
    November: Furu Furu Park from Majesco Entertainment
    November: AMF Bowling: Pinbusters! from Mud Duck Games
    November: Ghost Squad(TM) from SEGA
    November: WWE(R) SmackDown(R) vs. Raw(R) 2008 from THQ
    November: Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 from Ubisoft
    November: CSI: Hard Evidence from Ubisoft
    November: My Word Coach from Ubisoft
    November: Petz: Catz 2 (name not final) from Ubisoft
    November: Petz: Dogz 2 (name not final) from Ubisoft
    November: Petz: Horsez 2 (name not final) from Ubisoft
    November: Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 from Ubisoft
    Dec. 4:   Alvin and the Chipmunks from Brash Entertainment
    Dec. 4:   The Golden Compass(TM) from SEGA
    December: MX vs. ATV(TM) Untamed(TM) from THQ
    December: Super Swing Golf(TM) Season 2 from Tecmo, Inc.
    December: Rygar(R): The Battle of Argus from Tecmo, Inc.
    December: Cranium: Kabookii from Ubisoft
    December: Nitrobike from Ubisoft
    Holiday 2007: NiGHTS(TM): Journey of Dreams from SEGA
    Winter '07: SoulCalibur Legends(TM) from NAMCO BANDAI Games America
    Jan. 21:  Endless Ocean(TM) from Nintendo
    Feb. 10:  Super Smash Bros.(R) Brawl from Nintendo
    Feb. 15:  Yamaha Supercross from DSI Games
    Feb. 19:  Sonic(TM) Riders: Zero Gravity from SEGA
    February: No More Heroes from Ubisoft
    February: Wild Petz Tigerz from Ubisoft
    March:    Obscure: The Aftermath from Ignition Entertainment
    Q1:       LUXOR 3 from MumboJumbo
    Q1:       One Piece(TM): Unlimited Adventure(TM) from NAMCO BANDAI Games
              America
    Spring '08: Mario Kart(R) Wii (name not final) from Nintendo
 
 
    Remember that Wii features parental controls that let adults manage the
content their children can access. For more information about this and other 
Wii features, visit Wii.com.
 
    Nintendo DS
    Oct. l:   The Legend of Zelda(R): Phantom Hourglass from Nintendo
    Oct. 2:   Chibi-Robo(TM): Park Patrol from Nintendo
    Oct. 2:   Backyard Hockey 2008 from Atari, Inc.
    Oct. 2:   Holly Hobbie(TM) & Friends from Majesco Entertainment
    Oct. 2:   Crash(R) of the Titans from Sierra Entertainment, Inc.
    Oct. 2:   The Legend of Spyro(TM): The Eternal Night from Sierra
              Entertainment, Inc.
    Oct. 9:   FIFA 08 from Electronic Arts
    Oct. 9:   Flipper Critters from Ignition Entertainment
    Oct. 9:   Bleach: the Blade of Fate(TM) from SEGA
    Oct. 9:   LOONEY TUNES: DUCK AMUCK(TM) from WB Games
    Oct. 15:  Flash Focus(TM): Vision Training in Minutes a Day from Nintendo
    Oct. 15:  The Aly & AJ Adventure from DSI Games
    Oct. 16:  Cheetah Girls: Pop Star Sensations from Disney Interactive
              Studios
    Oct. 16:  Thrillville(R): Off the Rails(TM) from LucasArts
    Oct. 16:  Fish Tycoon(R) from Majesco Entertainment
    Oct. 16:  Super Collapse! 3 from MumboJumbo
    Oct. 17:  Prism(TM) from Secret Stash Games(TM)
    Oct. 19:  Betty Boop's(TM) "Double Shift" from DSI Games
    Oct. 22:  EA PLAYGROUND from Electronic Arts
    Oct. 23:  THE SIMS 2 CASTAWAY from Electronic Arts
    Oct. 23:  Rhythm 'n Notes: Improve Your Music Skill from AGETEC
    Oct. 23:  Backyard Football 2008 from Atari, Inc.
    Oct. 23:  Napoleon Dynamite from Crave Entertainment
    Oct. 23:  Ed, Edd n Eddy(TM): Scam of the Century from D3Publisher of
              America(R)
    Oct. 23:  Hannah Montana: Music Jam from Disney Interactive Studios
    Oct. 23:  Disney Princess: Magical Jewels from Disney Interactive Studios
    Oct. 23:  Power Rangers: Super Legends from Disney Interactive Studios
    Oct. 23:  Zoo Hospital(TM) from Majesco Entertainment
    Oct. 23:  FRONT MISSION(R) from Square Enix, Inc.
    Oct. 23:  NARUTO(TM): Path of the Ninja(TM) from TOMY Corporation
    Oct. 25:  Sea Monsters from DSI Games
    Oct. 25:  Arctic Tale from DSI Games
    Oct. 30:  Ben 10(TM): Protector of Earth from D3Publisher of America(R)
    Oct. 30:  Suite Life: Circle of Spies from Disney Interactive Studios
    Oct. 30:  Dr. Seuss: How the Grinch(TM) Stole Christmas from DSI Games
    Oct. 30:  NEED FOR SPEED PROSTREET from Electronic Arts
    Oct. 30:  THE SIMPSONS from Electronic Arts
    Oct. 30:  Puzzle de Harvest Moon from Natsume Inc.
    Oct. 31:  Dementium: The Ward from Gamecock Media Group
    Oct. 31:  Solitaire Overload(TM) from Telegames, Inc.
    October:  Spider-Man(TM): Friend or Foe from Activision
    October:  Bee Movie(TM) Game from Activision
    October:  Shrek(R): Ogres and Dronkeys(TM) from Activision
    October:  Tony Hawk's Proving Ground from Activision
    October:  Touch Detective 21/2(TM) from Atlus USA
    October:  Animal Genius(TM) from Scholastic
    October:  Build-A-Bear Workshop from The Game Factory
    October:  Avatar: The Last Airbender(TM) - The Burning Earth from THQ
    October:  Cars: Mater-National from THQ
    October:  El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera(TM) from THQ
    October:  Nicktoons(TM): Attack of the Toybots from THQ
    October:  Ratatouille(R) Food Frenzy from THQ
    October:  SpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis(TM) from THQ
    October:  Chessmaster: The Art of Learning from Ubisoft
    October:  Imagine: Babyz from Ubisoft
    October:  Imagine: Fashion Designer from Ubisost
    October:  Imagine: Master Chef from Ubisoft
    October:  Imagine: Animal Doctor from Ubisoft
    October:  Wild Petz Dolphinz from Ubisoft
    Nov. 6:   Dora the Explorer(TM): Dora Saves the Mermaids from 2K Play
   Nov. 6:   Go Diego Go(TM): Safari Adventure from 2K Play
    Nov. 6:   Baby Pals from Crave Entertainment
    Nov. 6:   Horse Life(TM) from D3Publisher of America(R)
    Nov. 6:   LEGO(R) Star Wars(TM): The Complete Saga from LucasArts
    Nov. 6:   Chicken Hunter from MumboJumbo
    Nov. 6:   DRAGON QUEST MONSTERS(TM): Joker from Square Enix, Inc.
    Nov. 10:  Showtime(R) Championship Boxing(TM) from DSI Games
    Nov. 13:  Enchanted from Disney Interactive Studios
    Nov. 13:  BOOGIE from Electronic Arts
    Nov. 13:  ORCS & ELVES from Electronic Arts
    Nov. 13:  Cooking Mama 2: Dinner with Friends from Majesco Entertainment
    Nov. 13:  Geometry Wars(TM): Galaxies from Sierra Entertainment, Inc.
    Nov. 19:  Mario Party(R) DS from Nintendo
    Nov. 20:  Godzilla Unleashed Double Smash from Atari, Inc.
    Nov. 20:  Jenga World Tour from Atari, Inc.
    Nov. 20:  LUXOR: Pharaoh's Challenge from MumboJumbo
    Nov. 20:  FINAL FANTASY(R) XII: REVENANT WINGS(TM) from Square Enix, Inc.
    Nov. 26:  Master of Illusion(TM) from Nintendo
    November: Call of Duty(R): Modern Warfare(TM) from Activision
    November: Ontamarama(TM) from Atlus USA
    November: Draglade(TM) from Atlus USA
    November: Elf Bowling(TM) Collector's Edition from Detn8 Games Ltd.
    November: Garfield Gets Real from DSI Games
    November: Clue(TM)/Mouse Trap(TM)/Perfection(TM)/Aggravation(TM) from DSI
              Games
    November: Contra 4 from Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.
    November: Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2008 from Konami Digital
              Entertainment, Inc.
    November: Strawberry Shortcake: The Four Seasons Cake from The Game
              Factory
    November: Bratz Super Babyz(TM) from THQ
    November: Bratz: 4 Real(TM) from THQ
    November: Warhammer(R) 40,000(TM): Squad Command(TM) from THQ
    November: WWE(R) SmackDown(R) vs. Raw(R) 2008 from THQ
    November: Ninja Gaiden(R) Dragon Sword from Tecmo, Inc.
    November: My French Coach from Ubisoft
    November: My Spanish Coach from Ubisoft
    November: My Word Coach from Ubisoft
    November: Petz: Catz 2 (working title) from Ubisoft
    November: Petz: Dogz 2 (working title) from Ubisoft
    November: Petz: Hamsterz Life 2 from Ubisoft
    November: Petz: Horsez 2 from Ubisoft
    November: Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 from Ubisoft
    Dec. 4:   Alvin and the Chipmunks from Brash Entertainment
    Dec. 4:   The Golden Compass(TM) from SEGA
    Dec. 10:  RIP: Death Volunteers(TM) from Telegames, Inc.
    December: Diary Girl from Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.
    Jan. 15:  Barnyard Blast from DSI Games
    Jan. 21:  Advance Wars(R): Days of Ruin from Nintendo
    Jan. 25:  M&M'S(R) Kart Racing from DSI Games
    Jan. 31:  Command & Destroy from DSI Games
    January:  Miami Nights from Ubisoft
    Feb. 4:   Professor Layton and the Curious Village(TM) from Nintendo
    Feb. 12:  New Zealand Story Revolution from Ignition Entertainment
    Feb. 15:  Yamaha Supercross from DSI Games
    Feb. 19:  Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer from SEGA
    Feb. 26:  Bubble Bobble Double Shot from Ignition Entertainment
    February: Imagine: Figure Skater from Ubisoft
    February: Wild Petz Tigerz from Ubisoft
    February: Assassin's Creed from Ubisoft
    March 4:  Disney Friends from Disney Interactive Studios
    March 29: Ultimate Card Games from Telegames, Inc.
    March:    Insecticide from Gamecock Media Group
    March:    My Life Coach from Ubisoft
    Q1:       Eco Creatures: Save the Forest from Majesco Entertainment
    Q1:       Polar Bowling from MumboJumbo
    Q1:       Slingo Quest from MumboJumbo
    Q1:       Tropix from MumboJumbo
    Q1:       Polar Golf from MumboJumbo
    Q1:       River King: Mystic Valley from Natsume Inc.
    Q1:       Harvest Moon DS Cute from Natsume Inc.
    Q1:       Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games(TM) from SEGA
 
 
    For more information about Nintendo DS, visit http://www.NintendoDS.com.
 
    The worldwide innovator in the creation of interactive entertainment,
Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and
software for its Wii(TM), Nintendo DS(TM), Game Boy(R) Advance and Nintendo
GameCube(TM) systems. Since 1983, Nintendo has sold nearly 2.4 billion video
games and more than 420 million hardware units globally, and has created
industry icons like Mario(TM), Donkey Kong(R), Metroid(R), Zelda(TM) and
Pokemon(R). A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in
Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in the
Western Hemisphere. For more information about Nintendo, visit the company's
Web site at http://www.nintendo.com.