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Platform(s): Game Boy Advance, GameCube, Nintendo 2DS, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Wii, WiiU
Genre: Hardware

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Nintendo Download (NDSi/3DS/Wii) Thursday, September 8, 2011

by Rainier on Sept. 8, 2011 @ 12:53 p.m. PDT

Nintendo manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii, NDS, 3DS, and Wii U systems. Since 1983, when it launched the NES, Nintendo has sold more than 3.1 billion video games and more than 526 million hardware units globally, including the Wii, Wii U, NDS, 3DS, as well as the Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, SNES, N64 and GameCube systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon.

Note: Some demo versions do not support all game features, and players cannot save their in-game progress in demo versions.

WiiWare

Paint Splash (KnapNok Games/500 Points)

Paint Splash turns your TV into an interactive canvas where kids of all ages can enjoy painting using the Wii Remote. Up to four people can paint at the same time so the entire family can participate in creating fantastic paintings using just your Wii Remotes. When you're done painting you can save your images onto your SD Card.

Features

  • Turn your TV into an interactive canvas
  • Up to four people can paint simultaneously
  • Save images to your SD card

No. of Players: up to 4 player

Liight (Studio Walljump/500 Points/Demo)

The wait is over! Liight is a unique, award winning puzzle solving game from independent developer Studio Walljump where you use colored lights and shadows to solve puzzles and make music. Each puzzle in Liight is a unique combination of colored lights and targets arranged on a special board. If you completely cover a target with light of the matching color, the target will glow and play music. A puzzle is solved when all the targets are glowing and playing music together. Every puzzle makes a different song each time you play!

Nonstop mode in Liight is a fast paced arcade puzzle game that uses the same basic concepts you learn in Solve mode in constant struggle for a high score. With a lot of skill and a little luck, you can keep the game going forever!

Liight also has a Create mode to make your own puzzles any way you want, and a Share mode to send them to your Wii Friends using WiiConnect24!

Features

  • Unique, Award-Winning game play with Light and Shadow!
  • Solve 100 puzzles and make new music every time.
  • Create your own puzzles and Share with WiiConnect24.
  • Nonstop arcade mode offers an advanced challenge.

Online Interactions Not Rated by the ESRB.

No. of Players: 1 player

Nintendo DSiWare/3DS eShop

DotMan (Agetec/$1.99/eShop/3DS)

Do you like to drive fast? Challenge authority?

Finally, a chance to drive as fast as you can with no regard to the law. Put the pedal to the metal and drive with both confidence and precision as you speed around collecting all the coins on each stage as quickly as possible.

Execute evasive moves and collect essential items to help you dodge the police and escape being caught. Watch out for the three strikes and you are out! If, you are caught by the police three times the game is over.

It’s up to you to perform last minute lane changes, stealthy u-turns and determine the rate of speed. However, keep in mind; once you start going, there is no stopping.

DotMan is a non-stop action game that takes you back to the golden years of arcade gaming. Strap yourself into the driver’s seat and prepare yourself for the ride of your life.

Features

  • Collect items to gain an advantage.
  • Master quick u-turns and sneaky lane changes.
  • Collect bonus items to earn a higher score.

No. of Players: 1 player

Puzzle Rocks (CINEMAX/$4.99/eShop/3DS)

A novel puzzle game that will thoroughly test your combining and planning abilities. Take your time to find the best strategy, improve your moves, and make as many matches as possible during a single turn to improve your score.

Question one: How to keep your brain active?

Answer: Play Puzzle Rocks! Stop the falling stones!

Question two: Do you have what it takes to get through 36 various levels?

Answer: We will see.

Features:

  • 36 different levels in four chapters, combining 6 different shapes with 6 colors in a brain-teaser
  • Match-3 style puzzle game on second screen
  • Switch match-3 and shape-match minigame anytime
  • Normal and time limit mode
  • Combos with explosive lighting and sound effects
  • Many hours of entertainment
  • Record of best scores for each level
  • Collect bronze, silver, and gold medal for each level

No. of Players: 1 player

Golf (Nintendo/$2.99/eShop/3DS)

Meet your caddy at the tee.

This new version of the 1990 Game Boy classic brings you 32 holes of realistic golf action with hazards that change every time you play.

Each hole has tricky hazards, so strategy is a must. Read the wind direction, check the distance, select a club, adjust your swing and keep your eye on the ball. Then, drive it home. A scorecard will keep track of your points for each hole.

From twisting fairways and hungry sandtraps to big water hazards and deceptive greens, Golf is packed with challenges.

To enjoy the 3D effect of Nintendo 3DS software, you must experience it from the system itself. All screenshots and videos on this website have been captured in 2D mode.

No. of Players: 1 player

Blue Man Group: "Dance Like the Stars!" (Blue Man Group /Available on Nintendo Video on: Sep 8, 2011)

Blue Man Group are adding a new dimension to the dance competition craze. Hula! The Dougie! Pogo! Watch Blue Man Group bust a move.


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