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Nintendo Europe's Summer Line Up

Posted by Anthony Dickens

Nintendo announce a bumper pack of release dates for upcoming Nintendo DS and Gamecube titles.

As if the World Cup wasn't enough Nintendo Europe have got the sun tan ready and want to be part of your summer, today they announce a nice big list of games that will be released over the next quarter.

"Nintendo DS fans will be delighted by a plethora of offerings to keep their stylus busy including, Metroid Prime Hunters, Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training: How old is your brain? and New SUPER MARIO BROS. Nintendo GameCube owners will be kept busy this summer with new games including Chibi-Robo, Harvest Moon: Magical Melody, Super Monkey Ball Adventure (Sega), Over the Hedge (Activision) and Disney/Pixar’s Cars (THQ). Game Boy Advance owners needn’t feel left out with dozens of great games launching for the system including Final Fantasy IV Advance, X-Men 3 (Activision), Alex Rider Stormbreaker (THQ) and Pirates of The Caribbean: Dead Man Chest (Disney/Buena Vista Games)"

Nintendo DS

  • Dragon Booster (Konami) - Q2 2006
  • Tao's Adventure: The Curse of the Demon Seal (Konami) - Q2 2006
  • Golden Nugget Casino (Majesco/THQ) - May 2006
  • Monster Trucks (Majesco/THQ) - May 2006
  • Texas Hold 'em Poker (Majesco/THQ) - May 2006
  • Pokémon Link! (Nintendo) - 5 May 2006
  • Metroid Prime Hunters (Nintendo) - 5 May 2006
  • X-Men 3: The Official Game (Activision) - 19 May 2006
  • Tamagotchi (Bandai/ATARI) - 19 May 2006
  • Super Princess Peach (Nintendo) - 26 May 2006
  • Miss Spider (Game Factory/K.E. Media) - 26 May 2006
  • Beetle King (D3DB) - End of May 2006
  • Brick’em all DS (D3DB) - End of May 2006
  • Cameltry (Digital Bros) - May/June 2006
  • Guru Guru Naget (working title) (Digital Bros) - May/June 2006
  • Over the Hedge (Activision) - June 2006
  • Beta-Bloc (D3P) - June 2006
  • Fossil League (Dinosaur Tournament Championship) (D3P) - June 2006
  • Warlords Champion (D3P) - June 2006
  • Ages of Empires II: Age Of Kings (Majesco/THQ) - June 2006
  • Rainbow Island Revolution (Marvelous/Rising Star Games/ATARI) - June 2006
  • Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain? (Nintendo) - 9 June 2006
  • Pirates of The Caribbean: Dead Man Chest (Disney/Buena Vista Games) - 21 June 2006 (UK 23 June 2006)
  • Disney/Pixar's Cars (THQ) - 16 June (France & Benelux); 23 June (Spain); 14 July (UK); 1 Sept (Germany & Italy)
  • New SUPER MARIO BROS. (Nintendo) - 30 June 2006
  • Monster House (THQ) - July 2006
  • Superman Returns (EA) - 5 July 2006
  • Big Brain Academy (Nintendo) - 7 July 2006
  • Elecktroplankton (Nintendo) - 7 July 2006
  • Alex Rider Stormbreaker (THQ) - 7 July (UK); July (Netherlands); Sept. (Italy & Spain); Oct (Belguim & France); Germany – tbc
  • Guilty Gear (Majesco/THQ) - Aug 2006
  • Strawberry Shortcake (Game Factory/K.E. Media) - Aug 2006
  • Harvest Moon DS (Rising Star Games) - Sept 2006
  • Tenchu Dark Secret (Nintendo) - Sept 2006
  • Club House Games (temporary name) (Nintendo) - Sept 2006
  • English Training (temporary name) (Nintendo) - Sept 2006
  • Petit Virus (Digital Bros) - Sept 2006
  • Garfield 2 (The Movie) (Game Factory/K.E. Media) - Sept 2006
  • Disney’s American Dragon: Jake Long (Disney/Buena Vista Games) - Sept 2006
  • LEGO Star Wars II (Eidos/TT Games/Activision) - 12 Sept 2006
  • Cooking Mama (Digital Bros) - Sept/Oct 2006
  • Steel Horizon (working title) (Konami) - Autumn 2006
  • Contact (Marvelous/Rising Star Games) - Autumn 2006
  • Alexandra Ledermann 7 (working title) – France only
  • Pipa Funnel – UK only (Ubisoft) Q3 2006
  • Catz (Ubisoft) - Q3 2006

Nintendo Gamecube

  • X-Men 3: The Official Game (Activision) - 19 May 2006
  • Chibi-Robo! (Nintendo) - 26 May 2006
  • Franklin – A Birthday Surprise (Game Factory/K.E. Media) - 26 May 2006
  • Over the Hedge (Activision) - June 2006
  • Namco MuseumTM 50th Anniversary Arcade Collection (Namco/EA) - 2 June 2006
  • Super Monkey Ball Adventure (SEGA) - 2 June 2006
  • Disney/Pixar's Cars (THQ) - 16 June (France & Benelux); 23 June (Spain); 14 July (UK); 1 Sept (Germany & Italy)
  • Monster House (THQ) - July 2006
  • Harvest Moon: Magical Melody (Rising Star Games) - Sept 2006
  • Barnyard (THQ) - Sept 2006
  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent (Ubisoft) - Sept 2006
  • LEGO Star Wars II (Eidos/TT Games/Activision) - 12 Sept 2006

Hopefully that's enough games for everyone to cover the pre-Wii build up. Of course check back here over the summer for lots of reviews of the above titles!

[via nintendo-europe.com]

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User Comments (3)

Nanaki

#1

Nanaki said:

There are some pretty sweet games in there, especially for the DS. Brain Training, Mario Bros and Final Fantasy IV are the must have games for me.

antdickensAdmin

#3

antdickens said:

I think most of us have ordered the US version :$ waiting for Mr. Postman to drop it through my letter box.

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