Nintendo Launches New DSiWare/WiiWare Games
Nintendo has announced the list of games to launch in Europe and Australia between April and June 2009 via DSiWare and WiiWare.
- Art Style: Picopict (Nintendo): Use the Stylus and Touch Screen to move colour pixels in order to construct pictures of classic Nintendo characters in this action puzzle game.
- A Little Bit Of... Dr. Kawashima's Brain Training: Maths Edition (Nintendo): Dr Kawashima's returns with enhanced DSi features - capture your impersonations with the camera and train your brain with fresh maths exercises.
- Mixed Messages (Vicarious Visions): A pass along and play multiplayer game for two-21 players, this sees players taking turns writing sentences and drawing pictures - it's about what you can collectively create, rather than winning or losing.
- Pop Superstar: Road to Celebrity (Game Loft): Evolve your character from young hopeful to leading pop star. It features four musical mini-games (Guitar, Singing, Drums, and Dance) and two multiplayer modes for 2-4 players.
- Mighty Flip Champs (Nintendo): An action/puzzler that sees you battling to escape a stack of mazes displayed two at a time like pages of a book.
- Real Football 2009 (Game Loft): Featuring 198 teams and using real players' names, this lets you use the DSi's cameras to take pictures of anything you want anything you want and turn them into your own custom ball, team flag or upload your face to the face of your favourite footy star
- Bonsai Barber (Nintendo): This "first-person-groomer" sees you taking on the role of a barber and dishing out short back and sides to village residents.
- Cave Story (Nicalis): An action-adventure game where you have to save a race of rabbit-like creatures, the Mimigas, from a delusional villain.
- Crystal Defenders R1 (Square Enix): Square Enix's second WiiWare title is a tower defence game set in the Final Fantasy Tactics universe.
- Icarian: Kindred Spirits (Over The Top Games): Use the Wii controls to guide winged girl Nyx on her search through ancient Greece for missing friend Icarus.
- LIT (Wayforward Technologies): A 3D horror/action/puzzle title which sees you and your girlfriend using available light sources to escape a school swamped with monsters.
- Overturn: Mecha Wars (Studiozan and Gamebridge): A tournament game where two gamers go head to head with futuristic machines and high tech weapons.
- Robocalypse - Beaver Defense (Vogster Entertainment): Another tower defense style game set in a world of battling robots, players where you have to repel waves of enemies intent on destroying your HQ.
- Spaceball: Revolution (Virtual Toys): This sees you reconstructing impossible shapes by shooting energy balls. Race against the clock over 15 levels.
- Squibs Arcade (Alten8): A collection of reworked old-style LCD games. On offer will be Clown, Gun Cogs, Crowd Wader, Button Basher, Fantasy Turn Base, Call of Honour, Jack-a-motor, Lots of Levelling, Cardboard Axel Mush, We're Fat, and Regret the Fist.
- Swords & Soldiers (Ronimo Games): The Wii's first side-scrolling strategy game, players can choose from three unique factions and use armies and spells to destroy their enemies' castle.
- Water Warfare (Hudson): Pick up a squirt gun and take to the beaches and playgrounds to soak your friends in offline and online modes.