Nintendo DS & Wii Games Due: Rest of April 2009

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Apr 10, 2009
  1. Hadrian
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    Due to slim pickings for each week I've decided to post the rest of Aprils releases instead of doing the weekly thread. The thread will go back to weekly in May as there is a shit ton of games out then. For the Wii I only wrote up the notable games as I lost interest.

    Please remember that I don't write up games that have already been released in English in other regions.


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    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>Nintendo DS Releases</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec--><!--colorc--></span><!--/colorc-->


    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>April 14th</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->

    Although some places list Black Sigil & C.O.R.E. for release on the 14th, the publisher has actually announced that the games have been delayed so they can meet demand. Those two will be released May 12th.


    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>The Dark Spire</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->

    <b>My Wanted Level:</b> 6
    <b>GBAtemp Wanted Level</b> 7

    <b>Region</b> North America <b>Genre:</b> First Person Dungeon Crawler
    <b>Developer:</b> Success <b>Publisher:</b> Atlus Co

    Back in May '08, a game titled Genma no Tou to Tsurugi no Omote was published by Success in Japan. Back then I said something like "wouldn't it be great if Atlus picked this up for a Western release?" and as usual they did what I wanted.
    <!--quoteo--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE</div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->The powerful Archmage Tyrhung resides in a tower of mist and shadow. He holds in his possession a jewel of great worth and power. A group of adventurers assemble. Will they be able to conquer Tyrhung and his nefarious tower? The party sets out, its fate yet to be determined... "We are the Knights who say... NI!" Continuing the tradition of Etrian Odyssey, Atlus's The Dark Spire is the next great homage to the RPG classics of old.

    The Dark Spire is an RPG of exploration and character development in the tradition of classic old-school RPGs, complete with party assembly options, roll-for-stats gameplay, and a wide variety of items, weapons and armor to equip. Some adventurers will choose to play using the "modern" interface, its bold, stylized textures and palettes delivering a fresh, up-to-date adventure. Others may opt for the "classic" mode, guaranteed to evoke overwhelming sensations of nostalgia as it perfectly recreates the style and simplicity of the fathers of the genre. Two different presentation modes, two different ways to experience The Dark Spire!<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->
    I'll be playing this in black & white wireframe mode and 8 bit sound when it comes out. Not expecting much from it but whatever.

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    Warning: Spoilers inside!

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    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>Dokapon Journey</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->

    <b>My Wanted Level:</b> 5
    <b>GBAtemp Wanted Level</b> 7

    <b>Region</b> North America <b>Genre:</b> RPG
    <b>Developer:</b> Sting <b>Publisher:</b> Atlus Co

    Another older DS title makes it out of Japan via Atlus.
    <!--quoteo--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE</div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->In Dokapon Journey for Nintendo DS, monsters have invaded the Kingdom of Dokapon, and the King has offered his throne and the hand of his daughter (prostitution?) to any challenger who would rise to the occasion and save the land. Alone against devilish AI, or together with up to three of your friends via single- or multi-card local wireless play, sign up to save the Kingdom and win the throne.<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->
    I'm kinda indifferent to this.

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    Warning: Spoilers inside!

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    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>April 16th</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->


    Out in Japan:
    Oshaberi Oumu
    Hokkaidou Hatsu!! Dosanko Wide ga DS ni Narimashita! Hoshizawa Sachiko no Temanashi Raku Raku Gohan
    Katekyoo Hitman Reborn! DS Fate of Heat II - Unmei no Futari


    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>April 20th</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->


    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>Hands On! Tangrams</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->

    <b>My Wanted Level:</b> 2
    <b>GBAtemp Wanted Level</b> 0

    <b>Region</b> North America <b>Genre:</b> Puzzle
    <b>Developer:</b> Island Officials <b>Publisher:</b> Zoo Games

    DSI Games are now called Zoo Games (which was also their Euro publisher name), perhaps this is because of the DSi who knows, what I do know is that that is the only thing that is changed as they're still got the same old stuff out.
    <!--quoteo--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE</div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->Tangrams are an ancient set of Chinese moving puzzle pieces that today entertain and challenge people across the globe. Dating back to well before the 1800's, these seven simple shapes or Tans come together to form hundreds of different figures with multiple solutions. The puzzle consists of two large triangles, one medium triangle, two small triangles, one square and one rhomboid. Tangrams have been used in classrooms around the world for generations to help teach basic math ideas. An all time classic puzzle that has a universal appeal to young and old, the serious and the light-hearted. Tangrams help to develop positive attitudes towards geometry, promote an understanding of basic geometric shapes and interaction and further shape recognition and organization skills. Using innovative touch screen functionality to test your perceptual proficiency, Hands-On! Tangrams bring manipulative puzzle solving to your Nintendo DS<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->
    So its another Tangrams game which was popularised in video games by Yukes own Neves. I cant see how this can be bad but then I still cant see how it can make me want to play it when I didn't want to play a Tangrams game by a better developer.


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    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>April 23rd</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->

    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>Last Bullet</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->

    <b>My Wanted Level:</b> 2
    <b>GBAtemp Wanted Level</b> 5

    <b>Region</b> Japan <b>Genre:</b> Sniper Shooter
    <b>Developer:</b> FuRyu <b>Publisher:</b> FuRyu

    Silent Scope was fun wasn't it? Hell even the GBA one had its moments. Here is a DS title that rips it off and adds some sort of generic Japanese visual novel thing with chicks dressed in skimpy outfits, that DS games tend to have nowadays. That is all I know. Expect some people to want it translated and then bitch about it being bad.

    <img src="http://news.dengeki.com/elem/000/000/138/138794/c20090210_lastv_03_cs1w1_256x.jpg" border="0" class="linked-image" /> <img src="http://news.dengeki.com/elem/000/000/133/133906/c20090121_last_10_cs1w1_256x.jpg" border="0" class="linked-image" /> <img src="http://news.dengeki.com/elem/000/000/133/133904/c20090121_last_08_cs1w1_256x.jpg" border="0" class="linked-image" />

    Also out in Japan:
    <a href="http://www.gamekult.com/video/9455401/" target="_blank">Yatsu Hakamura</a>
    Mezase!! Tsuri Master DS
    A Ressha de Gyoukou DS
    Another Time Another Leaf: Kagami no Naka no Tantei
    Zaidanhoujin Nippon Kanji Nouryoku Kentei Kyoukai Koushiki Soft: 250 Banjin no Kanken Premium - Zenkyuu Zen-Kanji Kanzen Seiha



    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>April 28th</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->


    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>Super Robot Wars OG Saga: Endless Frontier</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->

    <b>My Wanted Level:</b> 6
    <b>GBAtemp Wanted Level</b> 9

    <b>Region</b> North America <b>Genre:</b> Action Tactical RPG
    <b>Developer:</b> Banpresto/Monolith Soft <b>Publisher:</b> SEGA

    From Banpresto (Sailor Moon & Summon Night series as well as Super Robot Wars), and co-developed with Monolift Soft (Xenosaga, Baten Kaitos series & Soma Bringer) comes a pretty pervy looking (major boobage) Tactical RPG.
    <!--quoteo--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE</div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->Super Robot Taisen OG Saga: Endless Frontier is a unique sci-fi/fantasy RPG that takes players across a variety of worlds, ranging from an apocalyptic wasteland covered with the hulks of downed spaceships to a fantastical place of fairy tales and dark magic. Join Haken Browning: gunslinger, professional bounty hunter, and amateur ladies' man, along with his motley crew of robots, were-beasts, secret agents, and busty princesses as they delve deep into the mysteries of how their worlds came to be and face a threat that imperils the multiverse.

    * Super Robot Taisen is back - Built on the DNA of the beloved Super Robot Taisen series, Endless Frontier expands the scope of the universe into a saga of multiple worlds and the conflict of humans, robots, and countless others living across space and time. The long-awaited return of the series brings with it with a brand new story and characters and a reinvented battle system
    * High-action chain combat system - Enemies go up and stay up with a battle system that lets you juggle foes with a run of kicks, punches, slashes, gun attacks, bombs, and more! Chaining is the name of the game, and timing-based button presses let you create an acrobatic string of assaults. You can even call in allies to keep the chain going longer
    * Customize your attack combos - Pick and choose from a menu of attack skills to create the combo line-up you want to use in battle. Skills vary in strength and resources used, in addition to side benefits of stunning, triggering critical hits, and more
    * Bonus items - Owners of the Super Robot Taisen Original Generation games for Game Boy Advance™ can unlock bonus items in their Endless Frontier game by booting the game with the GBA cartridges in the GBA game slot of their DS unit<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->
    I remember the Japanese trailer of this and wanting an English release, but since then I've read about it being nothing more than an average game. One to try for myself then though I can't say my hopes are high for this game.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

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    Also out on this day:
    Crazy Chicken: Star Karts
    Crazy Chicken: Pharaoh's Treasure
    Crazy Chicken: Atlantis Quest



    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>April 29th</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->


    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>Dragon Ball Kai: Saiyajin Raishuu</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->

    <b>My Wanted Level:</b> 6
    <b>GBAtemp Wanted Level</b> 9

    <b>Region</b> Japan <b>Genre:</b> RPG Battle Thing
    <b>Developer:</b> Monolith Games <b>Publisher:</b> Bandai Namco Games

    I saw some Dragon Ball cartoons recently, from various variations and series, episodes that were said to be the best and to be honest I thought it was one of the most awful things I've ever watched. You people seem to be fond of it though so good for you.
    <!--quoteo--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE</div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->Players control Goku and a team of other characters that can link up for Sparking combo attacks, some of which are originally created for the game. In battles you have three party members that can be swapped out with reserve members. Switching characters is one the battle system’s seven commands. The others are: fight, technique, ultimate, item, run, and endure. Beat up enemies and customize your stats to make a powerful fighter, a speedy fighter or a support character.<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->
    Its by Monolith games & uses the Endless Frontier engine! Should be decent at least and probably better for DB fans.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

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    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>Made In Ore</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec--> aka <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>WarioWare Myself</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->

    <b>My Wanted Level:</b> 9
    <b>GBAtemp Wanted Level</b> 8

    <b>Region</b> Japan <b>Genre:</b> Mini Game-you-do
    <b>Developer:</b> Intelligent Systems <b>Publisher:</b> Nintendo

    Not counting the DSiWare one which was more of a tech demo than anything else, its been a long time since we last had a WarioWare title and that was on the Wii. For DS owners it was way way back in 2004.
    <!--quoteo--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE</div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->The player is able to make own graphics, music and logic routines for his or her microgames. The tools for creating the artwork are partly taken from Mario Paint, and even the respective graphics resemble the visuals of the named game. Furthermore, Myself offers the possibility to create comics.
    The game is divided into three sections:

    * My House: The main section of the game were the player creates the microgames. The tools for graphical editing include different pencil tools, spray can, fill tool and eraser. They are used for both background elements and sprites which can be easily placed and moved around. The game allows to program logic routines to define the game's rules. Sound effects and music can be made as well. A separate utility allows to create four-panel comics, too.
    * WarioWare, Inc.: The game's tutorial hosted by Penny Crygor.
    * My Shop: In this section, the player saves the microgames and puts them together. A "game card" can be designed for the microgame set.

    Players can make their creations available to other Myself owners. They can also be uploaded to Nintendo for contest purposes. Additionally, a game called Asobu Made in Ore will be released on WiiWare and allows to play the self-made games and games made by other players on the Wii. 90 microgames are already available from the beginning.<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->
    Should be a great little title when its released, no date for a release outside of Japan but someone from Nintendo has said that it should be expected later this year.

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    Also out in Japan:
    TOEIC Test Eitango: Speed Master
    <a href="http://www.gamekult.com/images/J000093075/" target="_blank">Dun-Dam</a>
    Tactics Layer: Ritina Guard Senki
    Jewel Pet: Kawaii Mahou no Fantasy
    Minna no Doubutsusen


    <!--coloro:#0000FF--><span style="color:#0000FF"><!--/coloro--><!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>Nintendo Wii Releases</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec--><!--colorc--></span><!--/colorc-->


    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>April 20th</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->


    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>Excitebots: Trick Racing</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->

    <b>My Wanted Level:</b> 8
    <b>GBAtemp Wanted Level</b> 8

    <b>Region</b> North America <b>Genre:</b> Racing
    <b>Developer:</b> Monster Games <b>Publisher:</b> Nintendo

    <!--sizeo:7--><span style="font-size:36pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo-->SUPER SANDWICH<!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->
    The game isn't out and already it has introduced an irritating meme...oh well. Excite Truck for me is the best Wii racer, this one looks pretty much the same but with cutesy racers and some dumb tricks to do...but still how often do we get a good racer on the Wii?
    <!--quoteo--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE</div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->Excitebots: Trick Racing lets everyone in the family play in unique and changing environments, play fun minigames and perform crazy tricks in a game that builds on the Excitebike and Excite Truck franchises.<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->
    Those who have played and reviewed it say its pretty much as good as the previous game so erm thats good. It has online too, so thats better. The screens make the game look like shovelware but like the previus game it looks better in motion.

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    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>April 23rd</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->


    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>Monster Hunter G</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->

    <b>My Wanted Level:</b> 4
    <b>GBAtemp Wanted Level</b> 7

    <b>Region</b> Japan <b>Genre:</b> Action RPG
    <b>Developer:</b> Capcom <b>Publisher:</b> Capcom

    Hurrah another port of a PS2 game!
    Description of PS2 original
    <!--quoteo--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE</div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->A semi-sequel/expansion to Capcom's popular 2004 online game, where players once again set off on adventure as hunters of gigantic beasts. Monster Hunter G adds a number of significant features to the original. Responding to feedback from players all over the world, the development team has incorporated an improved chatting and search interface in addition to allowing players to walk around town with their weapons. A sorting option has been added to the item pouches and boxes as well, and brand new weapons, color variations, and missions have been added to the initial lineup to help support an all-new twin blade weapon style.<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->
    Capcom doesn't seem that bothered in this version and to be honest the reason the series never took off outside of Japan was because it wasn't that great, though the next Wii game does look quite special. Capcom say this wont be released in English and are more interested in MH3 Wii. Of course they did say that the Resident Evil 0 remake wasn't coming out in English and low and behold it will. Either way I don't think you should care either way as Capcom have put very little effort into this version. Some may wanna download this as apparently it has a demo of MH3!

    Click Spoiler For Video:
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    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>April 24th</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->


    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>Little King's Story</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->

    <b>My Wanted Level:</b> 9
    <b>GBAtemp Wanted Level</b> 8

    <b>Region:</b> Europe <b>Genre:</b> RPG Life Sim
    <b>Developer:</b> Cing Inc. <b>Publisher:</b> Rising Star Games

    For some reason there is very little hype for this title, seriously you people should pay more attention to it! This title will be the next Wii classic.
    <!--quoteo--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE</div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->As King, players will manage and involve their townspeople in the goals of creating this new territory; enlisting them to dig for treasure, build new buildings and otherwise better their community. Of course, leadership is a two-way street, so as King, players will try to conquer rival nations to create a single unified kingdom, while also granting the requests of townspeople at whim. The game transforms the Wii Remote to a royal scepter and offers players the chance to be the best king in the world!

    Little King's Story has an art style that is very 'story-book' in look and a magical fairy tale quality that will intrigue and delight gamers. The storyline, visual look, and lyrical music of Little King’s Story, work in concert to transport players to an interactive, enchanting, fairy tale world. By combining gameplay elements from life-simulation, real-time strategy, and adventure genres, the many aspects of creating a vast kingdom come to life!<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->
    It's developers have previously done the excellent "Hotel Dusk" and the ok but it has it fans "Trace Memory". Scores for UK press are very impressive, the lowest score I have seen so far is 9/10...this will be a classic, mark my words.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

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    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>Minon: Everyday Hero</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec--> aka <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>Mr. D. Goes to Town</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->

    <b>My Wanted Level:</b> 2
    <b>GBAtemp Wanted Level</b> 4

    <b>Region:</b> Europe <b>Genre:</b> RPG Life Sim
    <b>Developer:</b> Red Entertainment <b>Publisher:</b> Nordcurrent

    A lot of people want this game, I'm not sure why as previous game "No One Can Stop Mr. Domino" was awful.
    <!--quoteo--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE</div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->The town is full of people in trouble. Make your way through a variety of stages, including a park, golf course, nighttime cityscape and even a concert hall as you try to help people with their problems. In this action-platform game you can jump between trees, buildings and even people – just do whatever it takes to help the town people.

    • An original action-platform game with unique gameplay and visual style
    • Discover secret areas to get additional bonuses and extras
    • Minon changes his size to the proportions of the game world – he can be the size of an insect in one level and the size of skyscraper in another
    • The game is packed with humor - from intro movies and story to the actual gameplay elements
    • Play alone or together with a friend
    • Once completed, you can replay the game to find newly opened tasks and challenges<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->
    Not sure how it got a sequel but Mastiff liked it so much that they decided NOT to publish it in Europe...not a good sign if they think something isn't good enough to release.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    <a href="http://www.nordcurrent.com/components/com_datsogallery/img_pictures/892365DB2E1A-14.jpg" target=_blank title="Click to view full size"><img src="http://www.nordcurrent.com/components/com_datsogallery/img_pictures/892365DB2E1A-14.jpg" height="150" alt="User posted image" /></a> <a href="http://www.nordcurrent.com/components/com_datsogallery/img_pictures/DE8CEE34E5CC-14.jpg" target=_blank title="Click to view full size"><img src="http://www.nordcurrent.com/components/com_datsogallery/img_pictures/DE8CEE34E5CC-14.jpg" height="150" alt="User posted image" /></a> <a href="http://www.nordcurrent.com/components/com_datsogallery/img_pictures/F3368809BE59-14.jpg" target=_blank title="Click to view full size"><img src="http://www.nordcurrent.com/components/com_datsogallery/img_pictures/F3368809BE59-14.jpg" height="150" alt="User posted image" /></a>



    <!--sizeo:4--><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:100%"><!--/sizeo--><b>New Play Control! Pikmin 2</b><!--sizec--></span><!--/sizec-->

    <b>My Wanted Level:</b> 6
    <b>GBAtemp Wanted Level</b> 7

    <b>Region:</b> Europe <b>Genre:</b> Real time strategy
    <b>Developer:</b> Nintendo <b>Publisher:</b> Nintendo

    Another old game comes to the Wii, to be honest I'd rather have a NEW FUCKING GAME. Come on Nintendo, show us Pikmin 3 already! We all know its in the works.
    <!--quoteo--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE</div><div class='quotemain'><!--quotec-->This second game in the Pikmin franchise improves and expands on the real-time fun offered in the first. In Pikmin 2, Captain Olimar returns to the planet he was originally stranded on, to collect trinkets for his failing company to sell back at home. A new two-character play mechanic has been added, which allows players to switch between two spacemen while collecting items. Along with the new playable character, two new Pikmin types have been included-- large hulking purple Pikmin, and small and feisty white Pikmin. Two-player co-op challenge missions and a competitive mode are also available.<!--QuoteEnd--></div><!--QuoteEEnd-->
    If you hadn't played this game then this is a great excuse to. It improves upon the original so damn much, almost making the first game obsolete.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    <a href="http://media.cnetnetworks.fr/gamekult-com/images/photos/00/01/07/80/ME0001078097_2.jpg" target=_blank title="Click to view full size"><img src="http://media.cnetnetworks.fr/gamekult-com/images/photos/00/01/07/80/ME0001078097_2.jpg" height="150" alt="User posted image" /></a> <a href="http://media.cnetnetworks.fr/gamekult-com/images/photos/00/01/07/80/ME0001078094_2.jpg" target=_blank title="Click to view full size"><img src="http://media.cnetnetworks.fr/gamekult-com/images/photos/00/01/07/80/ME0001078094_2.jpg" height="150" alt="User posted image" /></a> <a href="http://media.cnetnetworks.fr/gamekult-com/images/photos/00/01/07/80/ME0001078090_2.jpg" target=_blank title="Click to view full size"><img src="http://media.cnetnetworks.fr/gamekult-com/images/photos/00/01/07/80/ME0001078090_2.jpg" height="150" alt="User posted image" /></a>
     


  2. TwinBlades

    Member TwinBlades GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Not really good games, wasnt core suppose to come out?
     
  3. twisteddeeds

    Member twisteddeeds GBAtemp Regular

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    I agree with you Hadrian, little kings story is looking a diamond in the rough, i read in edge that its a long game. Definately one to watch, dark spire some how reminds me of the "showing age here" peter jackson books [​IMG]

    isnt core due out 14th, and blade of the exiled, everywhere i've checked still has them out in april. Although i have seen the posts about them getting pushed back again.... which i wouldn't be suprised
     
  4. JDandy

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    Hmm, slow going. Already finished Endless Frontier ages ago and it WAS a pretty simple game, but fun while it lasted.
    Already love the Etrian games, so no real desire for Dark Spire. Won't stop me from trying it, though.
    Dokapon Journey looks FUN.
     
  5. jgu1994

    Member jgu1994 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Thanks hadrian.
    No good games this week again. Blech. I was really looking forward to core too.
     
  6. DeMoN

    Member DeMoN GBAtemp Guru

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    *sigh*

    Poor April, March took all your releases. Though this [​IMG] does look interesting...
     
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    Little King's Story and New Play Control! Pikmin 2 look best for me. I've never played a Pikmin game though, but heard a lot about it.
    Thanks for the write-up.
     
  8. Hadrian
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    To those asking about C.O.R.E., I wrote this for a reason. [​IMG]

     
  9. tinymonkeyt

    Member tinymonkeyt GBAtemp brat

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    thanks hadrian!
    yep its a bit slow for the next month but we are still flooded from march so its okay

    im pretty interested in the sniper game although it kinda looks like some simple internet flash game
    and warioware myself looks really cute too!
     
  10. twisteddeeds

    Member twisteddeeds GBAtemp Regular

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    heres a link for the official last bullet site if anyones interested

    BANG.....
     
  11. Canonbeat234

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    Your lack of hadrian approved 'stamps' does gave me the chills. Since this month is going to be a slow one until May hits.
     
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    Quite a good month for me. Endless frontier and Dragonball kai have captivated me [​IMG]
     
  13. Hadrian
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    I didn't use them if I did then Excitebots & Little Kings Story would have had them. Aren't the wanted levels enough?

    Also May/June looks healither, but then its the same every year only that the Wii looks better while the DS line up doesn't really do much for me. Here is what I'm looking forward too:

    Wii:
    May:
    Virtua Tennis 2009, Klonoa (well I wont get it but the Japanese one is decent), Boom Blox Bash Party & Punch-Out!!

    June:
    Ghostbusters, Let's Tap, EA Sports Grand Slam Tennis, Overlord Dark Legend, The Conduit

    DS:
    May:
    Roogoo, Puzzle Kingdoms, Jagged Alliance

    June:
    The Legendary Starfy (would prefer a port of the first gba one) & Overlord Minions,
     
  14. Canonbeat234

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    Wait isn't May suppose to have a DS game called 'Devil Suvivors' coming out by Atlus?
     
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    Its June 23rd. Dunno if I care, the only RPG's I wanna play nowadays are either Mario related or have something new.
     
  16. twisteddeeds

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    reggie said a mario game may be on the cards....then again....
     
  17. abrack08

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    Has anyone ever felt "intrigued and delighted" by a games graphic or art style? Really?
     
  18. Wabsta

    Member Wabsta you fight like a dairy farmer

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    Thanks Hadrian [​IMG]

    When I saw the screens of the Dragonball game, I didn't really like it, but after seeing the video, I can't wait!
     
  19. ZeroEXE93

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    Ehh... decent games this month. I'm especially interested in SRW:Endless Frontier but the DBZ game looks surprisingly decent too.

    Btw, Made in Ore isn't a DSiWare/DSi exclusive right? [​IMG]
     
  20. ball2012003

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    same here
     

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