Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Nintendo Dates it's Big Releases for the rest of the Year

So I've been pretty hard on Nintendo for it's crappy network updates, and for good reason. But there's a real bright spot and it just so happens to be what the Big N's fans really care about- exclusives and first party releases for 2010. The rest of the year holds some real gems for Wii owners. These are my picks for the rest of the year take a look-
  • Metroid Other M - August 31st
  • Kirby's Epic Yarn - October 17th
  • Donkey Kong Country Returns - November 21st
  • NBA Jam - October 5th
  • Goldeneye 007 - November
  • Sonic Colors - November 16th
The rest of the list is after the break-

The summer is heating up, which means it’s a great time for Nintendo to announce some of the cool games it will have available in the coming months for its Wii home console and portable Nintendo DS family of systems.
“Everyone wants fun, engaging experiences, and they want great value,” said Cammie Dunaway, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of Sales & Marketing. “Nintendo games give you both. And no matter what your taste, you’ll find exclusive experiences that just aren’t available anywhere else.”
Some upcoming Wii games include Metroid: Other M on Aug. 31, Samurai Warriors 3 on Sept. 27, Wii Party on Oct. 3, Kirby’s Epic Yarn on Oct. 17, PokéPark Wii: Pikachu’s Adventure on Nov. 1, FlingSmash on Nov. 7 and Donkey Kong Country Returns on Nov. 21. Some marquee third-party games include New Carnival Games® from 2K Play on Sept. 21, NBA JAM from EA Sports on Oct. 5, Just Dance® 2 from Ubisoft® on Oct. 12, GoldenEye 007 from Activision Publishing, Inc. in November, Sonic Colors from SEGA on Nov. 16 and Disney Epic Mickey from Disney Interactive Studios this holiday season.
For the Nintendo DS family of systems, upcoming games include Professor Layton and the Unwound Future on Sept. 12, Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs on Oct. 4, Art Academy on Oct. 25 and Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem! on Nov. 14. Some featured third-party games on the way for the rest of the year include Super Scribblenauts from Warner Bros. in October, FINAL FANTASY® THE 4 HEROES OF LIGHT from Square Enix, Inc. on Oct. 5 and Rock Band 3 from Electronic Arts/MTV on Oct. 29.
Upcoming downloadable games for the WiiWare service include And Yet It Moves from Broken Rules on Aug. 23, BIT.TRIP FATE by Gaijin Games this fall and Super Meat Boy from Team Meat during the holidays. On the Nintendo DSiWare downloadable game service, fans can watch for Need For Speed Nitro-X from Electronic Arts on Sept. 20 and Shantae: Risky’s Revenge from WayForward during the holidays.