Yeah its kinda early, no work today and I'm bored out of my tiny little mind so thought I'd do this thing. As before this would be kept up to date with dates and so on, so expect games to appear or disappear. So not a lot next week so I basically did descriptions and images for all games even though some have already been dumped into the magical rom bush. USA 29th May Pony Friends The pony you've always wanted in the palm of your hand. Pony Friends allows you to care for your very own pony and customise its coat and mane and keep it well groomed and healthy. Take your pony for trail rides to keep it fit, snap pictures of wildlife, find rare gifts and make sure your pony is the best pony in the whole stables. Developers previous titles: South Park Rally PC/DC/PSX/N64, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Yellow Avenger DS, Trick Star GBA Ratings: Prog-G (7/10) NGamer UK (70%) Already released in Europe NDS RELEASE #1080 Surf's Up Surf's Up is an arcade surfing and extreme sports video game. The action is set at the annual "Reggie Belafonte Big Z Memorial Surf Off," where surfers from around the world are ready to risk it all for glory. Players experience the rush and thrills of surfing in exotic surf spots around Pen Gu Island and can rip it up and play as one of 10 characters from the film, including Cody, the young challenger from Shiverpool; Tank, the merciless champion; or Big Z, the surfing legend from the past. Only by mastering and understanding the waves can the player become not only the new champion, but a true surf legend. Based on "bound to be lame" CGI Penguin film (oh goody another!). Developers previous titles: TMNT DS/PSP, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas PSP Game is also due out on Gameboy Advance, sorry no in game images of that just yet. Japan 31st May Enpitsu de Oku no Hosomichi All the traditional Japanese literature your DS can handle! Japan's Success is releasing Enpitsu de Oku no Hosomichi DS, which is a kanji tracing game. It's based off Enpitsu de Oku no Hosomichi, which is a million selling tracing book published in 2006. Readers traced over classical travel account Oku no Hosomichi in pencil. The game version will feature readings by actor Tooru Nakamura, pretty pictures and thematic background noise. Start tracing this May 31st when the game drops. Miru Chikara o Jissen de Kitaeru: DS Ganryoku Training One of the more unique titles in Nintendo’s Touch Generations series id Miru Chikara o Jissen de Kitaeru: DS Ganryoku Training, renamed Medicara for a supposed US/EU release. It comes out on May 30 in Japan and Medicara is a collection of reaction and observation tests. Obunsha Deru-jun Chiri DS Some kind of edutainment game. Obunsha Deru-jun Kokugo DS Same Simple DS Series Vol.14 The Jidousha Kyoushuujo DS -- Gendoukitsuki Jidousha, Futsuu Jidou Nirin, Oogata Jidou Nirin, Futsuu Jidousha, Fusuu Jidousha Nishuu, Chuugata Jidousha, Oogata Jidousha, Oogata Jidousha Nishuu, Oogata Tokuchuu Jidousha, Kenbiki Longest game title ever? A driving simulation game that helps student drivers learn the basics of driving in Japan. The title includes the various driving tests one must take in order to obtain a license in Japan. Simple DS Series Vol.15: The Kanshikikan 2 - Aratanaru 8-tsu no Jiken wo Touch seyo Kanshikikan popped up on the DS awhile back. It was a port of the crime/detective drama that first appeared on the PS2. Now a sequel to the game has been made, and it is heading to the DS this month. You could compare the game to Phoenix Wright or Hotel Dusk, seeing that it is the same type of adventure style gaming. Dear D3, localise this for me, thank you. New Zealand Story DS Port of the classic arcade game that would've been with its double jump and energy bar but unfortunately some of the touch screen mini games are horrid and they kinda mess it up a bit. Ratings: Retro Gamer (8/10) IGN (5.9) VicioJuegos (81/100) Already released in English titled "New Zealand Story Revolution" NDS Release #0838 Europe Meteos: Disney Magic Not as good as Meteos, but still nice puzzler this time with Disney theme. Get the original though, it plays better and you don't have to hold the DS like a book. Ratings: IGN (8/10) Game Informer (7) N-Philes (1/3) 1UP (7/10) Gamespy (3.5/5) Already released in US NDS Release #0863 Wario - Master of Disguise Worst Wario game ever! Its not bad though but its just got the wrong look and its kinda dull. There is some fun to be had from it just don't expect anything as good as previous Wario platformers. Ratings: 1UP (4/10) Gamespy (4/5) EGM (5/10) IGN (6/10) GamesMaster (63%) Already released in US NDS Release #0876 So there you go, nothing to get excited about unless you understand Japanese, thank whatever for those kooky games otherwise this thread would be worse than it already is. The week after does look like a better week for games though so we won't have to go through this for much longer.