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Donkey Kong Country Returns, Kirby's Epic Yarn Dated

It's a release date extravaganza, really.

Nintendo busted out a lot of fresh and hardcore games at E3 2010, unveiling games like Kirby's Epic Yarn and Donkey Kong Country Returns for the first time. It held off on the hard release date talk, instead focusing on counter-punching Microsoft and Sony's casual appeals with solid game announcement after game announcement. Now, however, the Big N is talking release dates, and as you'll see, Kirby will make his return on October 17, while the king of Kong will bounce into the picture again on November 21. 
 

You can't resist this. 
 
In fact, Nintendo broke out a lot of release dates this morning, including some notable WiiWare and DS titles, as well as a bunch of third-party software. Here's the list, broken down by platform and party: 
 
== TEASER ==Wii - First Party

Wii - Third Party
 

It's about time. 

Nintendo DS - First Party

Nintendo DS - Third Party

WiiWare

DSiWare
 
It's a packed holiday season, as most of Nintendo's big titles haven't been pushed into the dreaded Q1 2011 block alongside every other announced game. That's certainly terrific news for Nintendo fans, and its even better news for dudes like me who want to get their hands on Kirby's Epic Yarn after reading some glowing previews about the cute and colorful return of the pink puff. Surely, though, there's more out there that you want. What other games are you thinking about grabbing?
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Posted by BradNicholson

Nintendo busted out a lot of fresh and hardcore games at E3 2010, unveiling games like Kirby's Epic Yarn and Donkey Kong Country Returns for the first time. It held off on the hard release date talk, instead focusing on counter-punching Microsoft and Sony's casual appeals with solid game announcement after game announcement. Now, however, the Big N is talking release dates, and as you'll see, Kirby will make his return on October 17, while the king of Kong will bounce into the picture again on November 21. 
 

You can't resist this. 
 
In fact, Nintendo broke out a lot of release dates this morning, including some notable WiiWare and DS titles, as well as a bunch of third-party software. Here's the list, broken down by platform and party: 
 
== TEASER ==Wii - First Party

Wii - Third Party
 

It's about time. 

Nintendo DS - First Party

Nintendo DS - Third Party

WiiWare

DSiWare
 
It's a packed holiday season, as most of Nintendo's big titles haven't been pushed into the dreaded Q1 2011 block alongside every other announced game. That's certainly terrific news for Nintendo fans, and its even better news for dudes like me who want to get their hands on Kirby's Epic Yarn after reading some glowing previews about the cute and colorful return of the pink puff. Surely, though, there's more out there that you want. What other games are you thinking about grabbing?
Edited by MjHealy

Wow Kirby, what an epic yarn you have.

Edited by ghad13

first 
  
Aw so clsoe

Posted by fuzzy510

Still terribly interested in Epic Yarn.  No idea what I think about that.

Posted by gunstar

cant wait for kirby

Posted by MarioBoza

damn good games coming out for the wii, so stoked

Posted by Berezov

Cannot wait for Donkey Kong Country Returns.

Posted by White_Silhouette

I don't know what it is about Kirby. I love the art style and it looks so fun.

Posted by ZeroCast

I can't express how much I want to play Kirby's Epic Yarn.

Posted by metalsnakezero

We're going to have a epic fall this year.

Posted by TheMasterDS

I love how DKCR is their big holiday release this year. Though, I would also love a Donkey Kong Land Returns for 3DS at some point. I'd buy a DKC game every year honestly.

Edited by Stealthmaster86

If I had a Wii the amount of excitement I would have would be sky high.

Posted by tracerace11

kirby
epic mickey
nba jam
wii party
my bank account is gonna hurt this year..... dang

Posted by Coleslaw893

This Fall has officially reached Epic status.

Posted by Video_Game_King

Everybody start writing your Christmas lists...now!

Edited by BikoBiko

F yeah, looks like an epic fall for Nintendo!

Posted by elko84

IT'S ON LIKE DONKEY KONG

Posted by Cube

Still wish there was a new IP.

Posted by wonderhare

Professor Laytoooon yessssss!!

Posted by KingBroly

Where's Golden Sun?

Posted by Ryax

i came.

Posted by Afroman269

Golden Sun? :(

Posted by Dawglet

Shantae doesn't have a set date yet, it's listed for Q4 on the press release.

Posted by Burninator12

Sounds epic.

Posted by NorseDudeTR

This looks pretty damned solid! Impressed that the wii has such a strong lineup!

Posted by fayte109

I cannot wait for the new Kirby, so unique looking!

Posted by Willy105

Sounds like a nightmare for me, because I won't be able to get them all.

Posted by JJOR64

I'm super excited for DKCR and Kirby's Epic Yarn.

Posted by mzombie333

Oh god yes.

Posted by ajamafalous

That's a lot of games.

Posted by hustlerlt

Looks pretty nice.

Posted by Willy105
@Cube said:
" Still wish there was a new IP. "
There are 5 in that list, 3 of them from Nintendo. Enjoy.
Posted by Cube
@Willy105 said:
" @Cube said:
" Still wish there was a new IP. "
There are 5 in that list, 3 of them from Nintendo. Enjoy. "
Uh, no. FlingSmash, Art Academy, and Wii Party are not to the standard of Mario, Zelda, Kirby, etc. Not good enough. The only new IP on that list that looks worthy of being a franchise is Epic Mickey.
Posted by Willy105
@Cube said:
" @Willy105 said:
" @Cube said:
" Still wish there was a new IP. "
There are 5 in that list, 3 of them from Nintendo. Enjoy. "
Uh, no. FlingSmash, Art Academy, and Wii Party are not to the standard of Mario, Zelda, Kirby, etc. Not good enough. The only new IP on that list that looks worthy of being a franchise is Epic Mickey. "
Well that's your problem. You can't just deny a new IP just because it's a new IP, and yet still ask for new IP's. 
 
Epic Mickey has the best chance of being a successful new franchise, but that doesn't make it any more worthy.
Posted by x_XJules

<3