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NINTENDO'S VIDEO GAME LINEUP DEMONSTRATES GAMING DIVERSITY

New Games Announced for Nintendo Systems

REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 26, 2009– While everyone is still buzzing about the upcoming April 5 launch of the Nintendo DSi™ system, video game fans will have plenty of great games and experiences to keep them busy. Nintendo has an extensive, diverse library of about 120 games on the way for both the Wii™ and Nintendo DS™ systems. Upcoming Nintendo-published video games for Wii include:

Excitebots™: Trick Racing has elements that make it one of the more unique racing games on the market. It launches April 20 and lets everyone in the family use the Wii Wheel™ accessory in unique and changing environments, play fun minigames and perform crazy tricks in a game that builds on the Excitebike™ and Excite Truck™ franchises.

Donkey Kong? Jungle Beat™, originally made for the Nintendo GameCube™ system, launches May 4 with newly added motion controls. It's the latest in Nintendo's New Play Control! series of games.

Punch-Out!!™ launches May 18 and brings back all of the fun of the beloved, classic NES? game that thrilled players in the early 1990s. Boxers battle as iconic hero Little Mac as they fight their way through a cast of new and familiar boxing opponents on their quest to win the coveted WVBA (World Video Boxing Association) Championship Belt.

Nintendo's downloadable WiiWare service continues to be a showcase for new games, new concepts and new ideas. A selection of upcoming titles includes:

BIT.TRIP BEAT, developed by Gaijin Games and published by Aksys Games: BIT.TRIP BEAT is what you get when you mix classic video gaming with modern gaming sensibilities. What may seem like a simple "paddle" game turns into a psychedelic trip down memory lane which has you hitting "beats" in rhythm to Chiptune style music. While the game can be difficult, if you crank up the tunes and get in the zone, you'll have a great time. Performing perfectly isn't required to experience all the game's content, but the extra challenge will keep score-hunters coming back in search of each level's elusive "PERFECT" score.

Eduardo the Samurai Toaster, developed and published by Semnat Studios LLC: Fight your way through 13 diverse locations on your own or with up to three friends in this frenetic and stylish side-scrolling action game. Play as Eduardo and his fellow toaster buddies as you fire an assortment of pastries at all kinds of dastardly food products. Hop onto laser-mounted scooters and fly across the screen in rocket packs, and learn to cooperate with your teammates or simply annoy each other in an awesomely fun way by throwing each other around the screen. The choice is up to you.

Night Game, developed and published by Nicalis: Exclusively for WiiWare, Night Game (working title) is part action game and part puzzler. It invites players into a beautifully atmospheric world, where they must use real physics to maneuver a mysterious, glowing sphere through vastly different locales. Night Game pushes the boundaries of design with its unique art style, and professionally produced music score. This title is a 2009 Independent Games Festival Seumas McNally Award nominee and from the same developers responsible for Cave Story on Wii.

Swords&Soldiers, developed and published by Ronimo Games: Swords&Soldiers is a side-scrolling real-time strategy game, in which three distinct factions battle for the powers of the gods. The goal is to destroy the enemies' castle on the other end of the level, while protecting your own. This can be done by training powerful units or casting devastating spells. The game will feature a single-player campaign and a competitive split-screen multiplayer mode as well as several other game modes.

Great titles are also on the way for the portable Nintendo DS system. Some Nintendo-published video games for Nintendo DS include:

Rhythm Heaven™ is an infectious video game that has been a huge hit in Japan. Players tap and slide the stylus on the touch screen in time to the beat. This fun, stylized game launches April 5.

A new entry in the Personal Trainer series is Personal Trainer™: Walking, which launches May 25. Personal Trainer: Walking tracks users' progress and makes going for a walk a little more fun. It comes with two pedometers that users can wirelessly connect to their Nintendo DS system when they return home.

In The Legendary Starfy™ game, which launches June 8, players dive into a spectacular undersea adventure with Starfy, the legendary hero of Pufftop. Players swoop into enemies like a shooting star, glide over bottomless chasms and transform into powerful creatures to help a mysterious, bunny-eared visitor find his lost memory.

In recent weeks, multiple third-party publishers have announced plans to boost their support of Nintendo systems. Between now and June, Nintendo fans will enjoy games like: The Conduit™, a first-person shooter from Sega that pits players against a terrifying group of alien invaders intent on taking over a futuristic Washington, D.C.; EA SPORTS Active™, a Wii exclusive from Electronic Arts that offers players fun, easy-to-learn exercises and activities that users can do with family and friends; and Tiger Woods PGA TOUR? 10, the newest iteration of the popular golf game from Electronic Arts that lets players hit the links to prove their driving and putting prowess.

Below is a partial list of upcoming games for Wii and Nintendo DS. Note that game titles and launch dates are subject to change.

Wii

2K Sports

Major League Baseball? 2K9 - March 3

Don King Boxing - March 31

Activision

X-Men Origins: Wolverine - May

Ice Age 3 - June 30

Transformers™: Revenge of the Fallen - June

Aksys Games

Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus - May 12

Atari

Ready 2 Rumble Revolution - March 17

Backyard Baseball 10 - March 31

Capcom Entertainment Inc.

MotoGP™ - Spring

Codemasters Inc

Overlord Dark Legend - Summer

Conspiracy Games

Real Heroes: Firefighter - April

Deep Silver, Inc.

Professor Heinz Wolff's Gravity - April

Fritz Chess - May

Disney Interactive Studios

Hannah Montana The Movie - April

Electronic Arts

TRIVIAL PURSUIT™ - March

MySims™ Party - March

EA SPORTS Active™ - May 19

Tiger Woods PGA TOUR? 10 - June

BOOM BLOX™ Bash Party - Spring

MySims™ Racing - Summer

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince™ - Summer

G.I. JOE™ The Rise of Cobra - Summer

EA SPORTS Tennis (working title) - Summer

Hudson Entertainment

Help Wanted - Summer

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.

DanceDanceRevolution? Disney Grooves - April 2

Yu-Gi-Oh!™ 5D's Wheelie Breakers - May 19

LucasArts

Indiana Jones? and the Staff of Kings™ - Late Spring

NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc

Klonoa? - Q2

Nintendo

New Play Control! Pikmin™ - March 9

New Play Control! Mario Power Tennis™ - March 9

Excitebots: Trick Racing - April 20

New Play Control! Donkey Kong Jungle Beat - May 4

Punch-Out!! - May 18

SEGA of America

Virtua Tennis™ 2009 - May

The Conduit™ - June

Let's Tap™ - June

Southpeak Interactive

Roogoo Twisted Towers™ - April 7

Pirates vs Ninjas Dodgeball™ - April 21

Zoo Games, Inc.

M&M's Beach Party - March 10

Puzzle Kingdoms - March 31

Garfield Gets Real - April 7

Pennzoil's Build-N-Race: "Speed Demons" - April 14

Jelly Belly Ballistic Beans - April 21

Smiley World Island Challenge - April 28

Garfield's Pet Force - June 9

Nintendo DS

2K Sports

MLB? 2K9 Fantasy All-Stars - March 3

Don King Boxing - March 31

Activision

X-Men Origins: Wolverine - May

Ice Age 3 - June 30

Transformers™: Revenge of the Fallen - June

Activision/RedOctane

Guitar Hero? On Tour: Modern Hits - June

Aksys Games

Jake Hunter Detective Chronicles: Memories of the Past - May 26

Rockin' Pretty - June 23

Aspyr Media, Inc.

Treasure World™ - June

Atari

Backyard Baseball '10 - March 31

My Horse and Me Riding For Gold - March 31

Atlus U.S.A., Inc.

TrackMania? DS - March 17

Tokyo Beat Down™ - March 31

The Dark Spire™ - April 14

Dokapon Journey™ - April 14

Steal Princess™ - April 21

101 in 1 Explosive Megamix - April 21

Super Robot Taisen? OG Saga:Endless Frontier™ - April 28

Knights in the Nightmare™ - June 2

Shin Megami Tensei?: Devil Survivor™ - June 23

Capcom

Mega Man Starforce 3 Black Ace - June

Mega Man Starforce 3 Red Joker - June

Codemasters Inc

Overlord Minions - Summer

Deep Silver, Inc.

Pet Vet: Down Under - March

Professor Heinz Wolff's Gravity - April

Elite Forces: Unit 77 - April

DJ Star - May

Fritz Chess - May

The Humans - May

Horoscope DS - May

Disney Interactive Studios

Hannah Montana The Movie - April

DreamCatcher

Dreamer: Shop Owner - April 21

Dreamer: Babysitter - April 21

Dreamer: Teacher - April 21

Prank'd - May 19

Electronic Arts

Zubo™ - March 10

Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure™ - March 17

MySims™ Party - March

SCRABBLE™ - March

LITTLEST PET SHOP Spring™ - March

MySims™ Racing - Summer

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince™ - Summer

Hudson Entertainment

Miami Law - Summer

KOEI

Monster Racers™ - June

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.

Magician's Quest: Mysterious Times™ - May 5

Yu-Gi-Oh!™ 5D's Stardust Accelerators World Championship 2009 - May 19

LucasArts

Indiana Jones? and the Staff of Kings™ - Late Spring

Majesco Entertainment

Puffins: Island Adventure - April 14

Powerbike - April 28

Drama Queens - May

Marker Man Adventures - May

Hot 'n' Cold - May

Dawn of Heroes - June

MumboJumbo

Crazy Chicken Star Karts - March 31

Crazy Chicken Atlantis Quest - April 28

Crazy Chicken The Pharaoh's Treasure - June 2

7 Wonders II - June 30

Nintendo

Rhythm Heaven - April 5

Personal Trainer: Walking - May 25

The Legendary Starfy - June 8

PopCap Games, Inc.

Peggle™ Dual Shot - March 3

Rockstar Games

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars - March 17

Southpeak Interactive

Roogoo Attack™ - April 7

THQ

Desktop Tower Defense - April 29

Ubisoft

Imagine? Makeup Artist - May 5

Imagine? Music Fest - May 5

Imagine? Boutique Owner - May 26

My Healthy Cooking Coach - June 2

Petz? Fashion: Dogz and Catz - June 9

Jake Power Soccer Club - June 16

Valcon Games

History Channel: Great Empires: Rome - March 17

Zoo Games, Inc.

Yamaha Supercross - March 10

Hands On!: Tangrams - March 24

Puzzle Kingdoms - March 31

Garfield Gets Real - April 7

Jelly Belly Ballistic Beans - April 21

Smiley World Island Challenge - April 28

Garfield's Pet Force - June 9

For more information about Nintendo games and hardware, visit www.Nintendo.com.

About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii™ and Nintendo DS™ systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 2.8 billion video games and more than 485 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii and Nintendo DS, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™ and Nintendo GameCube™. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™, Zelda™ and Pok?mon™. 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 www.nintendo.com.

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