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var digg_url = 'http://www.digg.com/nintendo/Best_games_to_hit_the_DS_this_year_part_3'; 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 go...

February 11th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Developer: GameloftPublisher: UbisoftRelease: February 5When 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, and w...

February 4th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://www.digg.com/nintendo/Nine_Reasons_to_Love_Your_DS_This_Year'; 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...

February 4th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Developer: Square Enix/Matrix SoftwarePublisher: Square EnixRelease: TBALately, 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 going on...

February 4th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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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. Yet, i...

February 4th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Developer: ChunsoftPublisher: SegaRelease: March 4If 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 graphics, an...

February 4th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Developer: Arc System WorksPublisher: Aksys GamesRelease: 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 menu i...

February 4th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Developer: FiraxisPublisher: 2K Games Release: April 1There 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: the...

February 4th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Developer: Silverbirch StudiosPublisher: AtariRelease: 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 lev...

February 4th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Developer: Treasure/ESPPublisher: D3Release: 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 needed...

February 4th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Developer: Grasshopper ManufacturePublisher: TBD / TBDRelease: TBD / TBDThe 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 month...

February 4th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Developer: TaitoPublisher: TaitoRelease: 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 mi...

January 28th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments