The Nintendo Wii had a great year in 2007 but the Nintendo DS helped push Nintendo to that next level. The Nintendo Wii’s 2008 lineup might have a hard time keeping up with the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360’s lineup but it looks like Nintendo can still depend on the DS. The DS will keep a lock on the best handheld system. These are some of the DS video games to look forward to in 2008.
2008 Nintendo DS Preview: Assassin’s Creed: Altair’s Chronicles
Release Date: Q1 2008
Assassin’s Creed was one of the biggest games on the consoles last year. Now you can play another Assassin’s Creed on the Nintendo DS. Altair’s Chronicles is actually a prequel to the original game and tells more of the origin behind the game.
2008 Nintendo DS Preview: Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword
Release Date: March 25th, 2008
When your Developer is named Team Ninja, you know something good is coming from it. Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword could be the best game on Nintendo DS in 2008 and will definitely be the hardest.
2008 Nintendo DS Preview: Professor Layton and the Curious Village
Release Date: February 5th, 2008
The Professor Layton games have been popular in Japan and have finally come to the United States. Professor Layton is a game made up mostly of puzzles as he tries to discover a hidden treasure. Puzzle games are becoming a very popular item on the Nintendo Ds.
2008 Nintendo DS Preview: Super Dodgeball Brawlers
Release Date: May 2008
The Super Dodgeball game on the NES was one of the best games of all-time! How could it not when you get to peg people with a dodgeball! Now the Super Dodgeball game is coming to the Nintendo DS.
2008 Nintendo DS Preview: Zoo Tycoon 2
Release Date: February 4th, 2008
I prefer non-action video games on the handheld because they just can’t compare to their console counterparts. So a simulation game like Zoo Tycoon is a perfect game for the Nintendo DS.
2008 Nintendo DS Preview: Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Rings of Fate
Release Date: December 31st, 2008
I’m one of those guys that is going to buy any video game that starts with the word Final Fantasy and look there it is! Final Fantasy, yup, must get it.
2008 Nintendo DS Preview: Naruto: Ninja Destiny
Release Date: February 26th, 2008
The Nintendo DS video games based on the popular anime have been very popular but the previous versions were all roleplaying games. Naruto: Ninja Destiny for the Nintendo DS will be a fighting game but it will still feature all of the popular Naruto characters.