Nintendo Introduces Glasses-Free 3D Gaming, and Unleashes the Industry’s Best Franchises in Entirely New Ways
Nintendo DS Family:
Pokémon Ranger™: Guardian Signs:
The third installment in the action-packed Pokémon Ranger
series lets players take on the role of a Pokémon Ranger tasked with
protecting Pokémon, people and nature. With new Ranger Signs to call
powerful Pokémon, including Legendary Pokémon, and the addition of
multiplayer missions, players investigate the nefarious actions of the
Pokémon Pinchers, who have been disrupting the peace by chasing and
catching Pokémon. The game is scheduled to launch this fall.
Golden Sun™: Dark Dawn:
A classic role-playing game branches out with a new look, countless
adventures and heroic battles. The game picks up 30 years after the
first two games in the series left off with amazing graphics and
beautifully animated summoning abilities that span both Nintendo DS
screens. The game is scheduled to launch this holiday season.
Dragon Quest® IX: Sentinels of
the Starry Skies™: For the first time, this
storied franchise is appearing exclusively on the Nintendo DS family
of systems. Character customization, cooperative multiplayer
adventuring and an epic story make for a one-of-a-kind experience. The
game is scheduled to launch on July 11.
Professor Layton and the Unwound Future™:
This third installment in the series includes more than 165 puzzles
and even more animated sequences and voice acting than the previous
game. The game is scheduled to launch on Sept. 20.
Mario vs. Donkey Kong™: Miniland
Mayhem: Players use the stylus to draw red girders and control
items like ladders, pipes, springs and conveyor belts. The goal is to
bring the Mini Toys to the door. Using an intuitive tool kit, players
can create new level maps and share them with the public. The game is
scheduled to launch this holiday season.
Super Scribblenauts™ from Warner Bros.
Interactive Entertainment: The sequel to the smash-hit original
includes 120 new levels, the ability to use more than 10,000
adjectives, a hint system and a level editor for players to create
their own levels and objectives. The game is scheduled to launch in Q4.
Ghost Trick™: Phantom Detective
from Capcom: Players are transported into the spirit world of a murder
victim who has lost his memory and returned as a ghost. Players must
possess and manipulate objects to solve puzzles and the mystery. The
game is scheduled to launch this fall.
Rock Band® 3 from MTV
Games: The franchise makes its first appearance on Nintendo DS with a
stylish interface that puts players into the Rock Band universe
like never before. Eight play modes challenge players in guitar, bass,
drums, keyboards and vocals, and both co-op and competitive
multiplayer options are available. The game is scheduled to launch
this holiday season.
Okamiden™ from Capcom: Players
use a brush to draw bridges into existence, traverse canyons and
connect winding paths through space. This sequel to Okami
follows the story of an adorable wolf pup that fights off a new threat
that has drained vibrant colors from the world. The game is scheduled
to launch in 2011.
FINAL FANTASY®: THE 4 HEROES OF
LIGHT™ from Square Enix: This first original FINAL
FANTASY game for the Nintendo DS family of systems uses charming
storybook visuals and a fun, intuitive combat system. Players can
customize their characters and up to four players can join forces for
cooperative play. The game is scheduled to launch on Oct. 5.
Sonic Colors™ from SEGA: The portable
version of the game doubles the excitement and action by using both
screens as a giant, unified landscape. The game is scheduled to launch
this holiday season.
For the duration of the E3 Expo, Nintendo will provide fans
with exclusive videos and Nintendo content on the Nintendo E3 Network.
People can visit
to watch developer interviews, get all the information about new games
and see coverage coming directly from the show floor. The same exclusive
content also will be streamed through the Nintendo Channel to Wii owners
who have a broadband Internet connection.
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