Release dates for new WarioWare and Pokemon games announced

Nintendo unveils AAA+ release information

Having finished releasing new titles with The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks, Nintendo has unleashed a slew of new release information, with release dates for many of the company's upcoming titles, and more general month/quarter release info for a handful of other games.

On the Nintendo DS, two of the company's most high-profile portable franchises will see release within two weeks of each other. Pokemon HeartGold and Soulsilver will be coming out on March 14, while WarioWare D.I.Y will do it itself on March 28. Seeing as how there are few similarities between Nintendo's monster capturing and rapid-fire mini-game franchises, I doubt the two will cannibalize each others sales.

Glory of Heracles will be the first game in the 22-year old Greek-mythology based Heracles series to come to the US when the DS iteration lands on January 18. Other major DS releases include Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth on February 16 and Platinum Games' first DS release, Infinite Space, which comes out in March. The DSi Store's biggest highlights are the iPhone hit Fieldrunners, and the DS debut of the Game Boy platforming series in Shantae: Risky's Revenge.

Between WiiWare and retail releases, the Nintendo Wii will have a pretty full release slate, even if Nintendo doesn't have much in the way of first-party titles to deliver. The only Wii disc coming from Nintendo itself is Endless Ocean: Blue World, the second game in the deep-sea diving franchise. Other companies will be picking up the slack, as Capcom will bring Tatsunoko vs. Capcom to the Wii and Phoenix Wright to WiiWare in January, and Mega Man 10 to the downloadable service in March.

Ubisoft will bring No More Heroes 2 to the Wii in January, and is promising to deliver the delayed Red Steel 2 during the year's first quarter. The intriguing Super Meat Boy will be coming to WiiWare that same hazy time period.

The full release list is posted below. Remember, these are subject to change. Which Ubisoft "Imagine" game are you most looking forward to?


2K Sports

Major League Baseball 2K10 - March


How To Train Your Dragon - March 23

The American Game Factory, Inc.

Build-A-Bear Workshop - Friendship Valley - March 17

Atlus U.S.A., Inc.

Shiren the Wanderer - Feb. 9



City Interactive USA

Combat Wings: The Great Battles of WWII - Feb. 16

Chicken Riot - Feb. 9

Collision Studios

City Builder - February


Family Party: 30 Great Games Winter Fun - February

Deep Silver, Inc.

Let's Play Ballerina - March

Let's Play Garden - March

Disney Interactive Studios

Alice in Wonderland - March

Hudson Entertainment

Rooms: The Main Building - Spring

Calling - Spring


Walk it Out - Jan. 10

Yu Gi Oh! Duel Trancer - Q1

DanceDanceRevolution - Q1

Majesco Entertainment

Data East Arcade Classics - January

The Daring Game of Girls - February

Pizza Delivery Boy - March


Endless Ocean: Blue World - Feb. 22

SEGA of America

Super Monkey Ball Step & Roll - Feb. 9

Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing - March

SouthPeak Games

Sled Shred featuring the Jamaican Bobsled Team - Feb. 1

Fast Food Panic - Jan. 5

Storm City Entertainment

Bermuda Triangle: Saving the Coral - February

UFO Interactive Games, Inc.

Arcade Shooter: Ilvelo - Q1

Rock Blast - Q1

Jaja's Adventure - Q1


No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle - late January

Sleepover Party - Jan. 12

Racquet Sports - March

Red Steel 2 - Q1


The Sky Crawlers: Innocent Aces - Jan. 5



Akaoni Studio S.L.

Zombie Panic in Wonderland - Q1

Broken Rules

And Yet It Moves - Q1


Phoenix Wright:Ace Attorney - January

Mega Man 10 - March

Ghostfire Games

Rage of the Gladiator - Q1

Hudson Entertainment

Military Madness: Nectaris - Q1

Nabi Studios

Toribash - Q1


WarioWare D.I.Y. Showcase - Q1

Press Play ApS

Max & the Magic Marker - Q1

Team Meat

Super Meat Boy - Q1

Nintendo DS/Nintendo DSi

2K Sports

Major League Baseball 2K10 - March


Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief - Feb. 2

How To Train Your Dragon - March 23

Aksys Games

World Cup of Pool - Feb. 9

The American Game Factory, Inc.

Build-A-Bear Workshop - Welcome to Hugsville - March 17

Atlus U.S.A., Inc.

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey - March 10

Capcom Entertainment, Inc.

Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth - Feb. 16

City Interactive USA

Animal Country: Life on the Farm - Feb. 16

Art of Murder - March 16

Deep Silver, Inc.

Let's Play Flight Attendant - March

Let's Play Ballerina - March

Let's Play Garden - March

Disney Interactive Studios

Sonny With a Chance - Spring

Alice in Wonderland - March

GameMill Publishing

Escape the Museum - Jan. 12

Hidden Mysteries: Buckingham Palace - Feb. 9

Hudson Entertainment

Rooms: The Main Building - Spring



Scene It! Twilight - Q1

Puzzle Chronicles - Jan. 10

Majesco Entertainment

Super Speed Machines - February

The Daring Game for Girls - February

Dawn of Heroes - February

ATV Revolution - March


Glory of Heracles - Jan. 18

Pokémon HeartGold Version and Pokémon SoulSilver Version - March 14

WarioWare: D.I.Y. - March 28

America's Test Kitchen: Let's Get Cooking - March 28

Natsume Inc.

Squishy Tank - February

Cheer We Go! - March

PopCap Games

Bejeweled Twist - Q1

SEGA of America

Sands of Destruction - Jan. 12

Infinite Space - March

Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing - March

Sonic Classic Collection - Spring

SouthPeak Games

Crime Scene - Feb. 1

Dementium II - Feb. 2

Fast Food Panic - Jan. 5

Sushi Go Round - Feb. 1

Montessori Music - March 1

Storm City Entertainment

Bermuda Triangle: Saving the Coral - February

Myst - February

ATV Quad Kings - March

T.A.C Heroes: The Big Red One - March


Monster Rancher DS - March

AGAIN - March

Telegames, Inc.

Puzzle Overload -Spring

Solitaire Overload Plus - Spring


Daniel X: The Ultimate Power - Jan. 12

Tomy Corporation

Lovely Lisa and Friends (enhanced Nintendo DSi content) - February


Imagine Reporter - Jan. 20

Imagine Party Planner - Jan. 13

Imagine Sweet 16 - Feb. 10

Imagine Gymnast - March 10


KORG DS-10 Plus - Jan. 19

Ragnarok DS - Feb. 16

Nintendo DSiWare


Downtown Texas Hold'em Poker - Q1

Surviving High School - Q1


Legends of Exidia - Q1

Let's Golf - Q1

Real Soccer 2010 - Q1

Gangstar 2: Kings of L.A. - Q1


Trajectile - Jan. 4

Number Battle - Jan. 25

Starship Defense - Jan. 18

Touch Solitaire - Jan. 11

X-Scape - February

Link 'n' Launch - February

Subatomic Studios

Fieldrunners - Q1


Shantae: Risky's Revenge - Q1

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