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NINTENDO SWINGS INTO SPRING WITH EXCITING NEW HARDWARE&GAMES FOR NINTENDO DS AND Wii

Big screens of new Nintendo DSi XL and new Pokémon games feature in latest line-up

Nintendo’s spring offering is sure to start the New Year off with a bang! This March heralds the launch of the newest member of the Nintendo DS family: The Nintendo DSi XL. Get ready to experience your favourite Nintendo DS games like never before– on the big screens and via the wider viewing angle of the Nintendo DSi XL. With 4.2 inch screens, which are 93% bigger than the screen on the Nintendo DS Lite, the DSi XL will really bring the adventure and action to life.

The Nintendo DSi XL will be launching in 2 new colours- wine red and dark brown and comes fully pre-loaded with two Nintendo DSiWare software: A Little Bit of…Dr. Kawashima’s Brain Training: Arts Edition and Dictionary 6 in 1 with Camera Function, as well as the Nintendo DSi Browser.

The Nintendo DSi too is also growing in range as 12th February will see the Nintendo DSi packed with more colour and more fashion as the Nintendo DSi Pink launches across Europe bundled exclusively with the most stylish game in town: Nintendo Presents Style Boutique

It’s not only Nintendo’s handheld range which is growing! Players will be pleased to know that due to popular demand, Nintendo of Europe will now be continuing to sell the exclusive Limited Edition Wii Black Hardware Bundle containing Wii Sports, Wii Sports Resort&Wii Motion Plus for all to enjoy! That’s a total of 15 great sporting activities with the precision of the Wii Motion Plus all in one box.

And that’s not all! Nintendo’s software line-up continues to entertain all as the March 26th release of the Pok?mon™ HeartGold Version and Pok?mon™ SoulSilver Version games for the Nintendo DS&Nintendo DSi heralds the beginning of a major new development for the Pok?mon world. Players will continue their training in the real world with the help of the brand new Pok?walker™ accessory which comes bundled with each game.

Why not dive into and immerse yourself into a mesmeric and action packed underwater world in the breathtaking marine adventure: Endless Ocean 2: Adventures of the Deep on Wii? This time there are six new ocean locations to explore, all with realistic and beautiful graphics, however be careful when encountering predators of the deep and make sure you have your pulsar gun at the ready! Linking up to another players Wii via the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection will allow you to explore each others oceans and rivers and then share your encounters and marine missions with your friends utilising Wii Speak.

NINTENDO HARDWARE Q1 2010 / RELEASE DATE

Nintendo DSi HW (Pink) + Nintendo Presents Style Boutique bundle / 12 February

Nintendo DSi XL (Brown/Wine Red) / 5 March

WII SOFTWARE Q1 2010 / RELEASE DATE

Resident Evil Zero (Capcom) / 22 January

Tatsunoko vs Capcom (Capcom) / 29 January

U-SING : 2 Microphone Edition (Mindscape) / January

Endless Ocean 2: Adventures of the Deep (Nintendo) / 5 February

Karaoke Revolution (KONAMI) / 11 February

Super Monkey Ball: Step&Roll (SEGA) / 12 February

Sonic&SEGA All-Stars Racing (SEGA) / February

The Sky Crawlers (NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe SAS) / February

Alice in Wonderland (Disney Interactive Studios) / 4 March

Silent Hill Shattered Memories (KONAMI) / 4 March

CALLING (HUDSON SOFT CO.,LTD.) / 18 March

Rune Factory Frontier (Rising Star Games) / March

Red Steel 2 (Ubisoft) / March

Fragile Dreams (Rising Star Games) / March

NINTENDO DS SOFTWARE Q1 2010 / RELEASE DATE

Might&Magic: Clash of Heroes (Ubisoft) / 11 February

Jonas Brothers (Disney Interactive Studios) / 5 February

Bleach: The 3rd Phantom (SEGA) / 12 February

Phantasy Star? (SEGA) / 12 February

Puzzle Chronicles (KONAMI) / 18 February

Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgworth (Capcom) / 19 February

Alice in Wonderland (Disney Interactive Studios) / 4 March

Picross 3D (Nintendo) / 5 March

Pok?mon HeartGold + Pok? Walker accessory (Nintendo) / 26 March

Pok?mon SoulSilver + Pok? Walker accessory (Nintendo) / 26 March

Avalon Code (Rising Star Games) / March

Sonic Classic Collection (SEGA) / March

The Wii Shop Channel and Nintendo DSi Shop are continually updated with exciting and refreshing games and applications from a whole host of developers, and 2010 will continue to bring fresh, inventive and entertaining games&applications right to your Wii and Nintendo DS. Make sure you keep checking the Nintendo Channel, Wii Shop Channel and Nintendo DSi Shop for all the latest news and releases on already available and upcoming WiiWare and Nintendo DSiWare titles.

Below is only a taster of some of the exciting titles which will become available during Spring.

WIIWARE Q1 2010 / RELEASE DATE

Max&The Magic Marker (Press Play) / 22 January

530 ECOSHOOTER (Nintendo) / 29 January

Brain Cadet (Rising Star Games) / 29 January

EXCITEBIKE: WORLD CHALLENGE (Nintendo) / 5 February

Military Madness: Nectaris (HUDSON SOFT CO.,LTD.) / February

Phoenix Wright™ Ace Attorney: Justice for All (Capcom) / Q1

Muscle March (NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe SAS) / Q1

Frogger Returns (KONAMI) / Q1

Tales of Monkey Island: Rise of the Pirate God (Teltale Games) / Q1

Worms: Battle Islands (Team 17) / Q1

Toribash (Nabi Studios) / Q1

Zombie Panic in Wonderland (Akaoni Studios) / Q1

Super Meat Boy (Team Meat) / Q1

Rage of the Gladiator (GhostFire Games) / Q1

DSIWARE Q1 2010 / RELEASE DATE

A Legend of Hexidia (GAMELOFT) / January

2010 Real Football (GAMELOFT) / February

Let's golf! (GAMELOFT) / February

High Stakes Texas Hold'em (HUDSON SOFT CO.,LTD.) / Q1

Reflection (KONAMI) / Q1

Flight Control (Firemint) / Q1

Fieldrunners (Subatomic Studios) / Q1

Car Jack Streets (Tag Games) / Q1

For further information please contact the Nintendo Press Office on:

Email: Nintendopressoffice@redconsultancy.com

Tel: 0845 259 1325

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™, Nintendo DS™ and Nintendo DSi™ systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 3.2 billion video games and more than 535 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii, Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSi, 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 Europe, based in Grossostheim, Germany, was established in 1990 and serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in Europe.

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