Wii and DS release dates for Q1 2011

Kirby your enthusiasm.

Look at all these games Nintendo has prepared for Wii and DS - and they'll all be released before the end of March (Q1 2011).

There are some absolute belters! Wow it's Peppa Pig Theme Park Fun! Gosh it's National Geographic Challenge! Shoot me it's Bibi & Tina - Jump & Ride!

Actually, star billing goes to Pokemon Black and White. Why? Well, selling 5.26 million copies from mid-September to the end of December, in Japan alone, says something.

That's out on 4th March, along with some DS hardware bundles.

What else to look for? Kirby's Epic Yarn and de Blob 2 on Wii, both arriving 25th February. There's also THQ's intriguing uDraw tablet for Wii. Will it work? Does anyone actually want it? We'll know when it's released sometime this quarter.

Nintendo's biggest Q1 2011 release, without a shadow of a doubt, will be the 3DS. It arrives on 25th March and, judging by the wild success of DS, is expected to rewrite the record books.

uDraw: it's an order.

Wii Q1 2011

  • Dance Juniors (Ubisoft) 3rd Feb
  • Zumba Fitness (505 Games) 4th Feb
  • Family Party: 90 Great Games Party Pack (D3P) 11th Feb
  • Kirby's Epic Yarn (Nintendo) 25th Feb
  • de Blob 2 (THQ) 25th Feb
  • Williams Pinball Classics (Systems 3) March
  • Fitness Coach Club (Ubisoft) March
  • Challenge Me: Word Puzzles (O-Games) 11th March
  • National Geographic Challenge! (Black Bean Games) 18th March
  • LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars (LucasArts, distributed by Activision) 25th March
  • uDraw Studio with uDraw GameTablet (THQ) Q1
  • Pictionary (uDraw) (THQ) Q1
  • Dood's Big Adventure (THQ) Q1

DS Q1 2011

  • Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem! (Nintendo) 4th Feb
  • Beauty Academy (Tivola Publishing GmbH) 4th Feb
  • Lost Identities (dtp, distributed by Mastertronic) 18th Feb
  • The Mysterious Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde (O-Games) 18th Feb
  • de Blob 2 (THQ) 25th Feb
  • Nintendo DSi Pokémon Black Version Limited Edition bundle (Nintendo) 4th March
  • Nintendo DSi Pokémon White Version Limited Edition bundle (Nintendo) 4th March
  • Pokémon Black Version (Nintendo) 4th March
  • Pokémon White Version (Nintendo) 4th March
  • Bibi & Tina - Jump & Ride (KIDDINX Entertainment GmbH) 4th March
  • Challenge Me: Word Puzzles (O-Games) 11th March
  • Hop (505 Games) 18 March Okamiden (Capcom) 18th March
  • Plants vs Zombies (Mastertronic) 18th March
  • Emily Archer & the Curse of Tutankhamen (Mastertronic) 18th March
  • Johnny Test (505 Games) 25th March
  • LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars (LucasArts, distributed by Activision) 25th March
  • Peppa Pig Theme Park Fun (P2 Games Ltd) 25th March
  • Pucca Power Up (Rising Star Games) March

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