Kirby Mass Attack leads Nintendo release updates

Pink puffball's latest adventure hits September 19, Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 out August 28.

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Nintendo's 2011 Electronic Entertainment Expo presence was largely dominated by the unveiling of its newest console, the Wii U, and talk of its newest handheld, the 3DS. Of course, the company still has two viable platforms in the Wii and DS, and Nintendo has now offered a look at its upcoming lineup for those two platforms.

And still the Kirbys come…

Of particular note, Nintendo confirmed that Kirby Mass Attack for the DS will be available on September 19. Described as a side-scrolling real-time strategy game, Kirby Mass Attack superficially plays as a platformer. However, instead of running and jumping, players use the stylus to guide their troop of puffballs to safety.

Nintendo also dated Mystery Case Files: The Malgrave Incident for June 27. Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2, which has been out in Japan since April 2010, will arrive on August 28. Nintendo also confirmed holiday launches for Kirby Wii and Fortune Street.

See below for Nintendo's updated list of release dates and windows for upcoming Wii and DS games.

Wii:
Cars 2: The Video Game / Disney / June 21
Mystery Case Files: The Malgrave Incident / Nintendo / June 27
UFC Personal Trainer / THQ / June 28
Transformers: Dark of the Moon / Activision / June
Captain America: Super Soldier / Sega / July 19
The Smurfs Dance Party / Ubisoft / July 19
Phineas and Ferb: Across the Second Dimension / Disney / Aug. 2
Madden NFL 12 / EA / Aug. 30
Nicktoons MLB / 2K Play / August
Sesame Street: Ready, Set, Grover! / WBIE / Summer
Skylanders Spyro's Adventure / Activision / Oct. 16
Generator Rex: Agent of Providence / Activision / October
Family Game Night 4: The Game Show / EA / October
Family Game Night Fun Pack / EA / October
Monopoly Collection / EA / October
Trivial Pursuit: Bet You Know It / EA / October
Family Feud 2012 (working title) / Ubisoft / Sept. 27
The Price is Right Decades / Ubisoft / Sept. 27
Country Dance 2 / Game Mill / Nov. 1
Zumba Fitness 2 / Majesco / Nov. 8
Need for Speed: The Run / EA / Nov. 15
WWE '12 / THQ / Nov. 22
Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games / Sega / November
Nickelodeon Dance / 2K Play / November
The Adventures of Tintin (working title) / Ubisoft / Dec. 6
Ben 10 Galactic Racing / D3 Publisher / Fall
DanceDanceRevolution II / Konami / Fall
Disney Universe / Disney / Fall
Go Vacation / Namco Bandai / Fall
Happy Feet Two - The Video Game / WBIE / Fall
Just Dance 3 / Ubisoft / Fall
Karaoke Revolution Glee: Volume 3 / Konami / Fall
Kirby Wii / Nintendo / Fall
Spider-Man: Edge of Time / Activision / Fall
X-Men: Destiny / Activision / Fall
Fortune Street / Nintendo / Holiday
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword / Nintendo / Holiday
Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 / WBIE / Holiday
Champion Jockey: G1 Jockey & Gallop Racer / Tecmo Koei / Q4 2011
Winter Stars / Deep Silver / Q4 2011
Power Rangers Samurai / Namco Bandai / Fall 2012
Mario Party 9 / Nintendo / TBA
Rhythm Heaven / Nintendo / TBA

WiiWare:
La-Mulana / Nicalis / Summer
MotoHeroz / RedLynx / Summer

DS Family:
Cars 2: The Video Game / Disney / June 21
Transformers: Dark of the Moon / Activision / June
Captain America: Super Soldier / Sega / July 19
The Smurfs / Ubisoft / July 19
Phineas & Ferb: Across the Second Dimension / Disney / Aug. 2
Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 / Nintendo / Aug. 28
Nicktoons MLB / 2K Play / August
BEN 10 Triple Pack / D3 Publisher / Summer
Sesame Street: Ready, Set, Grover! / WBIE / Summer
Camping Mama Outdoor Adventures / Majesco / Sept. 6
Kirby Mass Attack / Nintendo / Sept. 19
ThinkSmart Chess for Kids / Mentor Interactive / September
Generator Rex: Agent of Providence / Activision / October
ThinkSmart Naraba: The Labyrinth of Light / Mentor Interactive / October
ThinkSmart Naraba: The Mysterious Palace / Mentor Interactive / October
Moxie Girlz / Game Mill / Nov. 1
Pillow Pets / Game Mill / Nov. 1
Dora and Kai-Lan's Pet Shelter / 2K Play / November
Team Umizoomi / 2K Play / November
Zoobles / Activision / November
BEN 10 Galactic Racing / D3 Publisher / Fall
Beyblade Metal Masters / Konami / Fall
Happy Feet Two - The Video Game / WBIE / Fall
Power Rangers Samurai / Namco Bandai / Fall
Professor Layton and the Last Specter / Nintendo / Fall
Spider-Man: Edge of Time / Activision / Fall
X-Men Destiny / Activision / Fall
Super Fossil Fighters / Nintendo / Holiday
Wappy Dog / Activision / Holiday
Ultimate Card Games / Telegames / Q4
Madden NFL Football / EA / March 2012
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 / Atlus / Q1 2012
Ultimate Brain Games / Telegames / Q1 2012

DSiWare:
Pro Jumper! Chimaki's Hot Spring Tour Guilty Gear Tangent / Aksys Games / June 23
Moto eXtreme / Chillingo / June 30
AfterZoom / Abylight / July 14
House, M.D. - Blue Meanie / Legacy Interactive / August
Zoonies - Escape from Makatu / Kiloo Games / Summer
House, M.D. - Skull & Bones / Legacy Interactive / November

Discussion

28 comments
iortegon
iortegon

zelda mario and kirby thats final!

jayd02
jayd02

WE WANT XENOBLADE AND LAST STORY

wahyudil
wahyudil

what kind of release is that??? for the wii all are crap games ... kirby wii and zelda and Mario Party 9 are still long to come ... and no news about Xenoblade, Last Story, or Pandora Tower, or Inazuma Eleven Wii for this year release ... I hate you Nintendo ...

Wolflink001
Wolflink001

Kirby Mass Attack, well looks like thats it for the DS!

StJerK
StJerK

i look at this list and see nothing that supports life.

thetravman
thetravman

Kirby, Zelda and Mario Party. Wii's final note.

supahbob
supahbob

also DQM Joker 2 is HORRIBLE

supahbob
supahbob

i have never gotten a game the second it comes out so i don't care much about dates

wildinferno1991
wildinferno1991

DQM Joker 2 and Devil survivor 2, guess I'll order them from the US as I doubt they will be released in the UK, we never get the good games :( Wii games release is just poor, only good game there is Zelda.

superxtreme101
superxtreme101

I'm only interested in LoZ Skyward Sword, Kirby Wii and Mario Party 9 for the Wii, all the other third-party games aren't doing it for me :(

Dantethayer1
Dantethayer1

Professor Layton and the Last Specter, Devil Survivor 2 and Kirby: Mass Attack for me...

Darth_Nater307
Darth_Nater307

Where's Professor Layton Vs. Phoenix Wright & Kingdom Hearts 3D?

PurpleMaster
PurpleMaster

Well, at least we're not left in the dark about Layton. But I would much have loved to see in the DS group Miles Edgeworth Investigations 2... :(

Texasguy
Texasguy

How awesome would it have been for Last Story and Xenoblade to be in there.....sigh

killa32130
killa32130

Hacke.r.s..? Oh it's just a game :p

Guzthon
Guzthon

Cool. Another Kirby game for the NDS. But one question: When will release the Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword? Because the fans WANTED so bad to play it.

amaan4ever
amaan4ever

it thought there was a hacking group called Kirby that mass attacked nintendo lol

sebetai
sebetai

DQ joker 2.. Can't wait for that. Also Devil Survivor 2.

mariokart64fan
mariokart64fan

garret what you talkin about theres fortune street marioparty 9 kirby zelda wwe 2012 family feud 2012 family gamenight 4 so ya im satisfied with that

ricardo-sene
ricardo-sene

Mystery Case Files: The Malgrave Incident looks intriguing

G-dorf11
G-dorf11

Goddamit Nintendo, just give us a release date for Skyward Sword.

garrett_duffman
garrett_duffman

poor wii... other than kirby and zelda, there doesn't seem to be a whole lot there...

g1rldraco7
g1rldraco7

need release dates so I can schedule pick up times better. Still have to be patient.

mariostar0001
mariostar0001

I was hoping for more actual dates, I should have expected this though. :(