Major Japanese developers have announced significant backing for Nintendo DS, the innovative portable video game system from Nintendo that will revolutionize the video game industry. Some 32 companies, including Sega, Capcom, Konami, Square Enix and Namco, have a total of 64 games in development for Nintendo DS.
The breadth and depth of this support demonstrates the enthusiasm that developers have for Nintendo DS, a hand-held video game system that offers new ways to play with features like dual screens, a touch screen, wireless capabilities and voice-recognition abilities. These features give developers new tools to create rich, evolved, social game experiences never before possible.
Software companies worldwide have more than 120 Nintendo DS games in development. Nintendo will announce a lineup of games from Western developers shortly. In the coming months, Nintendo also will announce the launch date, price and complete launch lineup of games for Nintendo DS.
The following Japanese developers have announced games in development for Nintendo DS. Note that many games have working titles, and that the information is subject to change.
Brain Twisting Game Vol. 1, COOL104JOKER & SETLINE (working title)
ATLUS CO., LTD.
THE GAME OF LIFE DS
SHIN MEGAMI TENSEI DS
BANDAI CO., LTD.
MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM SEED (working title)
ONE PIECE (working title)
METEORS (working title)
BANPRESTO CO., LTD.
CAPCOM CO., LTD.
MEGAMAN BATTLE NETWORK series
Viewtiful Joe series
GYAKUTEN SAIBAN (OBJECTION COURT) series
CHUN SOFT Co., Ltd.
FUSHIGI NO Dungeon
EPOCH CO., LTD.
GAME ARTS CO., LTD.
GENKI CO., LTD.
Detective Kibukawa (working title)
LIVING HIGH↑KILLING LOW↓ (working title)
WINDING ROAD RACER (working title)
HUDSON SOFT CO., LTD.
IDEA FACTORY Co., Ltd.
SPECTRAL FORCE (working title)
Jamsworks Co., Ltd.
New board game
KOEI Co., Ltd.
Dynasty Warriors (working title)
Historical Simulation Game (working title)
Mah-jong (working title)
Konami Computer Entertainment Japan, Inc.
BOKTAI (working title)
Konami Computer Entertainment Studios, Inc.
JIKKYO POWERFUL PROYAKYU series (working title)
Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo, Inc.
Castlevania (working title)
WORLD SOCCER Winning Eleven series (working title)
Yu-Gi-Oh! NIGHTMARE TROUBADOUR
GANBARE GOEMON (working title)
Survival Kids (working title)
Vandal Hearts (working title)
Marvelous Interactive Inc.
HARVEST MOON for DS
Legend of the RIVER KING series
Minna no Mahjong (working title)
Race Game (working title)
New Mr. Driller
ROCKET CO., LTD
Dobutsujima no Chobigurumi 3 (working title)
Jissen Pachislot Hisshoho! Hokuto No Ken (Pachislot Simulation Game)
Sonic DS (working title)
Project Rub (working title)
Spike CO., LTD.
“Intern Tendo Dokuta”
SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.
Egg Monster Heroes
FINAL FANTASY CRYSTAL CHRONICLE series
DRAGON QUEST MONSTERS series
A New Story of SECRET OF MANA
A New Story of SLIME MORIMORI DRAGON QUEST
SUNRISE INTERACTIVE INC.
RAKUGAKI OHKOKU series
PUZZLE BOBBLE series
Working title developed by Team Ninja
TOMY CO., LTD.
NARUTO (working title)
ZOIDS (working title)
YUKE’S Co., Ltd.