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As if it was any surprise, Pokemon Heart Gold and Soul Silver have been registered in the US Patent and Trademark database. Both titles were added prior to the official announcement, so it’s possible that Nintendo is hoping to launch the products in North America not too long after they become available in Japan. Perhaps the company will be featuring the games at E3 this year.

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DanceDanceRevolution HOTTEST PARTY 2 heads to Wii in June, boasting all new workout possibilities
Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH has announced it will release DanceDanceRevolution Hottest Party 2 for Wii™ in June, both as a stand-alone title or bundled with the world-renowned dance mat peripheral.

DanceDanceRevolution HOTTEST PARTY 2 is the ultimate party game and invites players to earn points by matching a series of fast-moving arrows with the corresponding markings on the dance mat. A stunning party-themed soundtrack and promotional videos accompany the action, with favourites such as ‘Umbrella’, ‘Walking on Sunshine’, and the Grease anthem ‘You’re The One That I Want’ amongst the varied playlist of 50 songs.

Release Date: June 2009
Genre: Survival Horror
Platform: Nintendo Wii
Rating: BBFC 15, PEGI 16
Developer: Capcom®
Game Description:

Resident Evil Archives gives Wii gamers the opportunity to play classic Resident Evil games they may have missed at a great value price. Experience the beginning of the Resident Evil saga with the remake of the game that started the survival horror genre, Resident Evil.

The Raccoon City Police Department doesn’t know what happened to the Special Tactics and Rescue Service (S.T.A.R.S.) team it sent out to investigate the Arklay Mountain area, where a number of people have recently gone missing. The unit’s helicopter seems to have crashed in the woods, and it hasn’t received any contact from the squad since. The department decides to dispatch another S.T.A.R.S. unit, the Alpha team, to check things out… but something goes terribly wrong.

Sheffield, United Kingdom 12th May 2009

Play as the promising younger brother of one of the biggest names in Supercross who was hospitalised in the final race of the World Championships by Team Nemeshisu. It’s up to you to take your brother’s place and avenge him by claiming the world title.

Join the amazing Team Yamaha and work your up through the ranks to become World Champion and take revenge on the evil Team Nemeshisu who hospitalised your brother.

• Championship Mode lets players take on three distinct Championship Series, each longer and harder than the last.
• Arcade Mode lets you choose the challenge as you select your bike, track, weather conditions and the number of opponents that you want to take on.
• Ghost Mode allows you to practice against your best lap time.
• Realistic tracks feature obstacles such as jumps, whoops and rhythm sections.
• Variable weather conditions will effect the handling and performance of the bikes.

Thanks to _Contra_ for the news tip!

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This information comes from Nintendo’s financial results presentation…

When we look at the situation of Wii in Japan, we cannot say that the mechanism which worked on DS is working on Wii. Two years after its launch in Japan, in the latter half of the previous fiscal year, we were not able to largely increase the ratio of third party publishers sales in Japan.

However in Japan, the much-anticipated Monster Hunter Tri will be launched in the coming summer. Several new strong Wii titles are expected to follow. We recognize that this is an important, challenging time for us. We will challenge to increase the presence of third party titles on Wii.

Play Darts with your Family & Friends!
Northamptonshire UK Tuesday 12th May 2009

PDC World Championship Darts 2009 on Wii™ gives you the opportunity to play darts with your family & friends without leaving any holes in the lounge wall.

In the game’s Tournament Mode you can play with up to eight friends challenging each other for the top spot in the PDC Order of Merit, playing as one of 18 Pro Players or as your own custom character.

If you fancy yourself as a bit of an expert, try out the Practice Board with reduced bed sizes and see how close you are to hitting the doubles and becoming a professional.

EA Developing Sequel to Award-Winning Video Game Expanding Collection of Family Favourite Games and Fun

Guildford, UK 12th May 2009 — Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) today announced that MR. POTATO HEAD is once again stepping up to the microphone as the M.C. of Fun to rally families and friends together to play a new lineup of Hasbro-inspired games in HASBRO FAMILY GAME NIGHT VOLUME 2. The video game, currently in development for the Wii™ and Nintendo DS™, is slated to launch this year. HASBRO FAMILY GAME NIGHT VOLUME 2 follows the release of the original HASBRO FAMILY GAME NIGHT, which launched in November 2008 and received several accolades including a Parents’ Choice Silver Honor Award as well as an “All-Star” Award from Toy Wishes Magazine.

HASBRO FAMILY GAME NIGHT VOLUME 2 for the Wii will include five popular games: OPERATION, JENGA, BOP-IT, PICTUREKA, and CONNECT 4X4. Each game will offer an Original Mode reflecting traditional board game play and Advanced Modes, including the all-new “Hasbro Family Game Show” which shifts players into party mode with MR. POTATO HEAD as the master of ceremonies. Players will feel as if they’ve been transported to a live television game show studio complete with an audience, a spinning “Challenge Wheel” and the opportunity to win big virtual prizes. In addition to providing new and exciting ways to play, the Wii version will allow fans to completely customize MR. POTATO HEAD, pick new themes, and obtain new trophies to add to their collection.