As if further proof was needed that Nintendo regards Australia as the red-headed stepchild of the global games market, word reached our ears today that our friends down under will be missing out on a host of first-party and second-party Wii titles in 2007.

Battalion Wars 2, Donkey Kong: Barrel Blast, Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn, and Endless Ocean are the fallen, with all four now rudely shunted back to 2008. Not only that, but Aussies can join Europeans in waving goodbye to Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure this year, after Capcom announced it was pushing back the game's December 13 release to "early 2008."

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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