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Overlord: Dark Legend (Wii) – 75%
Grand Slam Tennis (Wii) – 89%
Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings (Wii) – 69%
New Play Control! Donkey Kong Jungle Beat (Wii) – 80%
MySims Racing (Wii) – 69%
Another Code R: A Journey into Lost Memories (Wii) – 70%
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 (Wii) – 85%
Rygar: The Battle of Argus (Wii) – 64%
One Piece Unlimited: Cruise 1 (Wii) – 40%
The Munchables (Wii) – 67%
PDC World Championship Darts 2009 (DS) – 66%
Russell Grant’s Astrology (DS) – 25%
Polar Bowler (DS) – 24%
Deep Aquarium (DS) – 12%
Secret Files 2: Puritas Cordis (DS) – 68%
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (DS) – 30%
Rhythm de Run Run (DS) – 79%
Overlord: Minions (DS) – 55%
Desktop Tower Defense (DS/import) – 53%
Super Robot Taisen OG Saga Endless Frontier (DS/import) – 87%
Anno: Create a New World (DS/import) – 81%
WarioWare: Made in Ore (DS) – 100%

Thanks to _Contra_ for the news tip!

These details come from the latest issue of CoroCoro…

– Kyogre in Heart Gold
– Groudon in Soul Silver
– Rayquaza will appear if Kyogre and Groudon are brought into the same game
– Updated art for Professor Elm, rival, Team Rocket member
– Groudon, Kyogre & Rayquaza available after you beat the Elite Four
– Games may have Arceus event
– Rumor that if you transfer Movie Arceus, can go into area and unlock Level 1 Dialga, Palkia or Giratina

“Yes, we are currently working on another WiiWare title but I can’t tell you more for now.” – Jean-Baptiste Cuvillier from Exkee

ColorZ looks like a pretty interesting games…WiiWare has been housing quite a few unique titles. Hopefully Exkee’s other WiiWare game will impress.

Thanks to Danilo for the news tip!


NPD top 20 sales

Posted on 12 years ago by (@NE_Brian) in DS, News, Wii | 1 Comment

1. UFC 2009 Undisputed (360) – THQ
2. Wii Fit w/ Balance Board (Wii) – Nintendo
3. EA Sports Active (Wii) – EA

4. UFC 2009 Undisputed (PS3) – THQ
5. inFamous (PS3) – Sony
6. Pokemon Platinum (DS) – Nintendo
7. Mario Kart w/ Wheel (Wii) – Nintendo
8. Punch Out!! (Wii) – Nintendo

9. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (360) – Activision Blizzard
10. Wii Play w/ Remote (Wii) – Nintendo
11. New Super Mario Bros (DS) – Nintendo
12. Mario Kart (DS) – Nintendo

13. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (PS3) – Activision Blizzard
14. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (360) – Activision Blizzard
15. Gardening Mama (DS) – Majesco
16. Sacred 2: Fallen Angel (360) – CDV Software
17. Call of Duty: World at War (360) – Activision Blizzard
18. Rhythm Heaven (DS) – Nintendo
19. Halo 3 (360) – Microsoft
20. Gold’s Gym Cardio Workout (Wii) – Ubisoft

“Our goal is to provide the most interesting gameplay and deliver the most cool Metroid ever. Our goal in developing Other M is to deliver the kind of Metroid that all fans want to play. Metroid has definitely been one of those games where as the player progresses through the story you can really feel yourself powering up. You can really feel Samus evolving in terms of her abilities. I’d like to maintain that essence of the Metroid series. In addition, just the feel of the game, by being in there, the emotional experience for the player is something I feel responsible to maintain true to. [Project M] Will create a new Metroid unlike anything ever experienced before.” – Yoshio Sakamoto

Very strong words from Mr. Sakamoto. I’ve liked what I saw from the first trailer for Other M, but the developers at Project M have a lot to live up to. The Prime games provided some of the best experiences in the Metroid universe.


Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto has been discussing a few important items pertaining to both Zelda Wii and Super Mario Galaxy 2. First, on the prospect of Link’s future outing on the Wii, Miyamoto has stated that the development team’s goal is to “make Wii MotionPlus required in order to play Zelda.” Miyamoto had mentioned at his E3 round table that a MotionPlus-exclusive Zelda title was being considered, but nothing is concrete for now. However, it really seems as though Nintendo could take a similar path as Ubisoft’s Red Steel 2 in that you will need MotionPlus to play Zelda Wii.

“The goal at this point is that we would make Wii MotionPlus required in order to play Zelda. The bigger hurdle for us is not really whether people have a Wii MotionPlus or don’t have it, it’s whether or not the experience is one where people will think they want to have a Wii Motion Plus in order to experience it. There may be a group of people out there who look at people playing motion control games and have a hesitancy to try to play those because they’re worried that they might not look so cool, swinging a Wii remote around. But in watching people play New Super Mario Bros. Wii, even though it’s just a simple shaking motion, I’m watching people play (it) with a big grin on their face. So I’m hoping that we might be able to create a similar-feeling experience for Zelda.

Another point brought up by Miyamoto is that Super Mario Galaxy 2 will be light in terms of the storyline. Whereas the first game possessed a fairly deep story with Rosalina’s origins, it was explained that “there won’t be a need for as deep a story” in the sequel.

“I’d like to go with as little story as possible. I’ve always felt that the Mario games themselves aren’t particularly suited to having a very heavy story…I just feel that the Mario games are something that should be a much more bright and active experience,” he said. “With the Mario games, you don’t need to have such a complicated setting where you have these particular characters with complicated backstories that can weigh down the bright and fun feel of the game…Mr. Koizumi is the type of person who, whenever we’re working on a new Mario game, he always wants to bring more story elements into it, as he did with Super Mario Galaxy. But in talking with him this time, he agrees and feels that with Galaxy 2, there won’t be a need for as deep of a story. I think you did see a person carved out of a tree stump in the trailer. That person has a bit of a story.”

Source 1, Source 2

Nintendo Wii

North America:
1. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 Wii MotionPlus Bundle (EA Sports)
2. EA Sports Active (EA Sports)
3. Wii Fit (Nintendo)
4. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo)
5. Grand Slam Tennis (EA Sports)

1. Wii Fit (Nintendo)
2. Arc Rise Fantasia (Marvelous)
3. Wii de Asobu: Chibi-Robo! (Nintendo)
4. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo)
5. Shape Boxing: Wii de Enjoy Diet! (Rocket Company)

1. EA Sports Active (EA Sports)
2. Wii Play (Nintendo)
3. Wii Fit (Nintendo)
4. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo)
5. My Fitness Coach (Ubisoft)

Nintendo DS

North America:
1. Professor Layton and the Curious Village (Nintendo)
2. New Super Mario Bros. (Nintendo)
3. Mario Kart DS (Nintendo)
4. Pokemon Platinum (Nintendo)
5. The Legendary Starfy (Nintendo)

1. Gyakuten Kenji (Capcom)
2. Mugen Kouro (Sega)
3. Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days (Square Enix)
4. Sloane to MacHale no Nazo no Monogatari (Level 5)
5. Rittai Picross (Nintendo)

1. Professor Layton and the Curious Village (Nintendo)
2. Pokemon Platinum (Nintendo)
3. Club Penguin: Elite Penguin Force (Disney)
4. Mystery Stories (Avanquest)
5. Brain Training (Nintendo)