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]