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Nintendo Unveils U.S. Q4 Line-Up

Officials from Nintendo of America have revealed the company’s software line-up for the Wii and Nintendo DS for the fourth quarter of 2007 and beginning of 2008, with Super Smash Bros. Brawl delayed until February of next year.
Officials from Nintendo of America have revealed the company’s software line-up for the Wii and Nintendo DS for the fourth quarter of 2007 and beginning of 2008. As expected Super Smash Bros. Brawl has been delayed until February of next year, following the delay of the Japanese release until late January. Although the Wii line-up in particular has come under criticism from some analysts in recent weeks the release schedule includes a number of high profile titles, with Nintendo estimating that the library of Wii titles will grow to 140 by the end of 2007, with almost 200 Virtual Console games available. The Nintendo DS library is put at around 450 titles by the same time. A partial list of upcoming first and third party releases is as follows: Wii Oct. 22: EA Playground (Electronic Arts) Oct. 23: Rockstar Games Presents Table Tennis (Rockstar) Oct. 29: Battalion Wars 2 (Nintendo) Oct. 31: Manhunt 2 (Rockstar) Nov. 5: Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn (Nintendo) Nov. 6: DanceDanceRevolution: Hottest Party (Konami) Nov. 6: Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Sega) Nov. 12: Super Mario Galaxy (Nintendo) Nov. 13: Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Anniversary (Eidos) Nov. 13: Blocks (Electronic Arts) Nov. 13: Medal Of Honor: Heroes 2 (Electronic Arts) Nov. 13: Geometry Wars: Galaxies (Sierra) Nov. 19: Link's Crossbow Training (Nintendo) Nov. 19: Smarty Pants (Electronic Arts) November: Trauma Center: New Blood (Atlus) November: Ghost Squad (Sega) November: Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 (Ubisoft) November: My Word Coach (Ubisoft) November: Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 (Ubisoft) December: Super Swing Golf Season 2 (Tecmo) December: Rygar: The Battle of Argus (Tecmo) December: Cranium: Kabookii (Ubisoft) December: Nitrobike (Ubisoft) Holiday 2007: NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams (Sega) Winter '07: SoulCalibur Legends (Namco Bandai) Jan. 21: Endless Ocean (Nintendo) Feb. 10 : Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Nintendo) Feb. 19: Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity (Sega) February: No More Heroes (Ubisoft) Spring '08: Mario Kart Wii [name not final] (Nintendo) Nintendo DS Oct. 15: Flash Focus: Vision Training in Minutes a Day (Nintendo) Oct. 22: EA Playground (Electronic Arts) Oct. 23: Front Mission (Square Enix) Oct. 30: Puzzle de Harvest Moon (Natsume) Oct. 31: Dementium: The Ward (Gamecock) October: Touch Detective 2½ (Atlus) Nov. 6: Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker (Square Enix) Nov. 13: Boogie (Electronic Arts) Nov. 13: Orcs & Elves (Electronic Arts) Nov. 13: Cooking Mama 2: Dinner with Friends (Majesco) Nov. 13: Geometry Wars: Galaxies (Sierra) Nov. 19: Mario Party DS (Nintendo) Nov. 20: Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings (Square Enix) Nov. 26: Master of Illusion (Nintendo) November: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (Activision) November: Contra 4 (Konami) November: Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword (Tecmo) November: Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 (Ubisoft) Jan. 21: Advance Wars: Days of Ruin (Nintendo) Feb. 4: Professor Layton and the Curious Village (Nintendo) Feb. 19: Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer (Sega) February: Assassin's Creed (Ubisoft) March: Insecticide (Gamecock) March: My Life Coach (Ubisoft) Q1: River King: Mystic Valley (Natsume) Q1: Harvest Moon DS Cute (Natsume) Q1: Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Sega) "Because of Wii and Nintendo DS momentum, third-party publishers are supporting our systems like never before," said George Harrison, Nintendo of America's senior vice president of marketing and corporate communications. "Their line-up of diverse games is testament to how we make the population of gamers a little bigger every day."

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