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Over the past two weeks, we've previewed more DS games than you can shake a whole pack of sticks at, and we're not yet done. In the final part of our look at 2008's most interesting upcoming titles, we're going to zip through a few last intriguing titles. Some of them haven't settled on anything ...

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Developer: Chunsoft Publisher: Sega Release: March 4 If you're going to check out a roguelike, you might as well try the best dungeon crawl Japan has to offer -- Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer. Unfortunately, most will find themselves turned off by its intense difficulty, SNES-level graphic...

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Developer: Square Enix/Matrix Software Publisher: Square Enix Release: TBA Lately, Square Enix has been on this remake kick. If it's a game and they made it, they're probably remaking it for the DS. While we're completely okay with that, it's getting somewhat difficult to keep track of what's goin...

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Developer: Gameloft Publisher: Ubisoft Release: February 5 When Assassin's Creed was first confirmed for the DS, we spent a lot of time speculating about just what it could be. It didn't seem possible that the epic game could be squeezed down into a handheld-sized title, so we assumed the worst, a...

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Developer: Silverbirch Studios Publisher: Atari Release: April The physics-based platformer N was a unique PC release. While platform games are a staple of the medium, N distinguished itself with its sophisticated physics-engine, minimalist presentation, parkour-like movement and, especially, a...

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Developer: Arc System Works Publisher: Aksys Games Release: May If your law-and-order interest leans more towards the law side, you'll want to take a break from the Ace Attorney series and try out Jake Hunter: Detective Chronicles. As with Phoenix Wright, most of this adventure title relies on m...

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Developer: Marvelous Publisher: Marvelous/Natsume Release: June 8 When it comes to light-hearted, adorable games that make us want to smile, the Harvest Moon games top the list. The formula is relatively simple: grow and harvest crops, woo boy/girl, forge friendships, lather, rinse, repeat. Ye...

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Developer: Grasshopper Manufacture Publisher: TBD / TBD Release: TBD / TBD The DS boasts an enviable spread of adventure games, and 2008 promises much for the genre. Courtesy of Grasshopper Manufacture, both Flower, Sun and Rain and The Silver Case will be appearing on the handheld in the coming mo...

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Last week, we checked out nine of the games that excite us most this year, and today, we've got more. In part two of our three-part series, we've got even more amazing DS games, as well as several things we completely made up, poorly doctored screenshots, and probably a few videos. There may e...

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Developer: Treasure/ESP Publisher: D3 Release: Q2 Hello!! It is me, the super sexy M. In the year 2001 we had a Bangai-O shooting game on the Sega Dreamcast. Children Riki and Mami had a very big robot to go fight SF Kozmo Gang! I was in Infostation and sold them many infos to survive. They ne...

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Developer: Firaxis Publisher: 2K Games Release: April 1 There are a lot of things that could be said about Civilization: Revolution on the DS. Sid Meier's strategy powerhouse is a perfect fit for the stylus-based control scheme, and if the screens seem a little small for you, well, just remember: t...

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Developer: Team Ninja Publisher: Tecmo Release: March There is a certain DS title on the horizon: Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword. As a person who enjoys the finer things in life, like the silent "fwip" of a poisoned dart hitting your enemy's throat or the grace of emerging from the shadows to slic...

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Developer: Crackpot Entertainment Publisher: Gamecock Release date: February 12 Thomas Trowel's jaw was long and bony, his head a jutting v around the more flexible v of his mouth. His mandibles curved around to make another, smaller, v. His yellow-green eyes were mostly vertical. The v motif was ...

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Developer: Square Enix/Jupiter Publisher: Square Enix Release: Spring 2008 We all love gaming, or we wouldn't be here ... but what if you were dumped into a week-long game with your life on the line? Welcome to the wonderful world of 15-year-old Neku Sakuraba. The World Ends With You is something...

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Developer: Taito Publisher: Taito Release: February 21 (Japan) You know, Space Invaders Extreme looks like an amazing title. Seriously, in both providing a kind of Pac-Man Championship Edition kind of overhaul to the original game and implementing music in brilliant fashion, it has totally blown our...

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After we looked back at 2007, it was hard to think about what lay ahead, but once we started taking a closer look at everything lined up for this year, even we hardcore fanboys (and girls) were awestruck at the line-up for 2008. Here we are, not quite even a full month behind us, and already we'...

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Developer: Million Publisher: Aksys Games Release: April 2008 Parents: You've seen the news. Our children are rapidly falling under the sway of insidious video games, spending hours upon hours watching and even taking part in the most brutal acts of violence imaginable. Games like Grand Theft A...

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Developer: Square Enix Publisher: Square Enix Release: TBA What separates Final Fantasy Tactics Advance from most other handheld SRPGS? Its level of polish. As with the original Final Fantasy Tactics game for the PlayStation, Square Enix put its talents and resources behind FFTA's soundtrack, cha...

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Developer: Intelligent Systems Publisher: Nintendo Release: January 21 The inclusion of Advance Wars: Days of Ruin on our list of 2008's Biggest Blips has caused us something of a quandary. You see, unlike all the other games on our list, Days of Ruin is already out. Indeed, as you read this text...

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