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Nintendo Wii

North America:
1. Wii Fit (Nintendo)
2. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo)
3. My Fitness Coach (Ubisoft)
4. Wii Play (Nintendo)
5. Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga (LucasArts)

Japan:
1. Wii Fit (Nintendo)
2. Oboro Muramasa (Marvelous)
3. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo)
4. Wii de Asobu: Pikmin 2 (Nintendo)
5. Shape Boxing de Wii Enjoy Diet! (Rocket Company)

UK:
1. Wii Fit (Nintendo)
2. Wii Play (Nintendo)
3. My Fitness Coach (Ubisoft)
4. Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo)
5. Rayman Raving Rabbids TV Party (Ubisoft)

Nintendo DS

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

Japan:
1. Pro Yakyuu Famista DS 2009 (Namco)
2. Rittai Picross (Nintendo)
3. Mario & Luigi RPG 3 (Nintendo)
4. Katekyoo Hitman Reborn! DS Fate of Heat II – Unmei no Futari (Marvelous)
5. Gakken Hangul Sanmai DS (Gakken)

UK:
1. Professor Layton and the Curious Village (Nintendo)
2. Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (Rockstar)
3. Mario Kart DS (Nintendo)
4. Puzzler Collection (Ubisoft)
5. Pokemon Platinum (Nintendo)

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Do you remember the last time Reggie Fils-Aime promised that a big, hardcore Wii title was coming? Before E3, Nintendo of America’s President was hyping up the event only to present gamers with Animal Crossing: City Folk. Well, now Reggie’s at it again and once again is pumping up big games. According to Reggie, there are “a number of important” new titles on the way for not only the Wii, but for the DS as well and will help to encourage the growth of hardware sales.

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Ultimate Rivalry Between Divergent Forces to be Decided…With Balls

MIDLOTHIAN, VA – April 16, 2009 – SouthPeak Games announced today that Pirates vs. Ninjas Dodgeball for Wii has gone gold.

“Finally, friends will be able to choose their sides in this age old rivalry and face off to decide who is truly the superior force,” said Richard Iggo, VP of Marketing for SouthPeak Games. “I’m confident everyone that plays will realize that pirates rule the world. Anyone who says otherwise gets a ball in the face.”

Up to four friends can compete against one another as either pirates, ninjas, or as members of other iconic teams such as robots and zombies, each with their own unique techniques and abilities. Every match in Pirates vs Ninjas Dodgeball is completely customizable, allowing competitors to decide on everything from the arena you play in to game rules. In addition, Pirates vs. Ninjas Dodgeball features a deep, single player story mode, and challenge modes to keep players in top ball slinging shape.


– Yakuza 3 (PS3, Sega): 466,164 units sold
Release: 26.02.09

– Animal Crossing: Wild World (NDS, Nintendo): 4,971,446 units sold
Release: 23.11.05

– Mario Kart Wii (Wii, Nintendo): 2,210,028 units sold
Release: 10.04.08

– Biohazard 5 (PS3, Capcom): 439,287 units sold
Release: 05.03.09

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First day sales in Japan

Posted on 10 years ago by (@NE_Brian) in DS, News, Wii | 0 comments

First day sales data in Japan for various games have been released.

Fantasy Golf Pangya Portable (PSP) – 8,000 (45%)
Katekyoo Hitman Reborn! DS Fate of Heat II – Unmei no Futari (DS) – 6,000 (25%)
The Godfather II (PS3) – 3,500 (35%)
The Godfather II (360) – 2,300 (35%)
Remember11: The Age of Infinity (PS3) – LE 500 (20%)
Deca Sports 2 (Wii) – 2,500 (3%)


ESRB updates

Posted on 10 years ago by (@NE_Brian) in DS, News, Wii | 8 Comments

Ghostbusters The Videogame (DSi) – E
The Chase: Felix Meets Felicity (DSi) – E
N+ (DSi) – E
Hot ‘n’ Cold (DS) – E
Space Camp (Wii) – E
The Tower of Druaga (Wii) – E
Gaplus (Wii) – E
Overlord: Dark Legend (Wii) – T
Mappy (Wii) – E
Little King’s Story (Wii) – T
BRAIN CHALLENGE (DSi) – E
Harvest Moon: Frantic Farming (DS) – E
Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 10 (Wii) – E

We’ll have to see what all of those Atari DSi ratings are.


NO HELP NEEDED HERE! HUDSON ENTERTAINMENT’S QUIRKY JOB
Help Wanted is One Step Closer to Bringing 50 Wacky Jobs to WiiTM Owners

San Mateo, Calif. – April 16, 2009 – Help Wanted, the upcoming job simulation videogame from Hudson Entertainment, is about to begin taking applications as it has just gone gold. Help Wanted is published by Hudson Entertainment, the North and South American publishing arm for HUDSON SOFT, and will be available exclusively for the Nintendo Wii console on May 12th.

“Help Wanted is a compellation of quirky and fun mini-games that lets players try out wacky jobs like a Haunted House Monster – it’s filled with silly humor,” said Mike Pepe, Director of Marketing of Hudson Entertainment. “We continue to look forward to consumers being able to try out Help Wanted for themselves now that it has completed development!”


Hidden away in the depths of Nintendo’s latest NPD press release is news regarding the DSi’s performance in the United States. According to the company, 435,000 units were sold in just one week. The DS Lite did not disappear with the release of the DSi, as 226,300 systems were sold in the same time span. Earlier this month, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata stated that 300,000 DSi units were moved in the United States and UK during launch weekend.