After recovering from your turkey-dinner coma and dry-cleaning the nog stains off your pants that no longer fit, you'll need a way to spend all those gift cards that your relatives gave you. The holidays are still weeks away, but Nintendo already has its eyes on 2005.
Nintendo's game lineup for 2005 comes stuffed with innovative new games that take advantage of the touch-screen and wireless capabilities of the new Nintendo DSTM. Likewise, owners of Nintendo GameCubeTM and Game BoyÃ‚Â® Advance SP will find new ways to enjoy new and favorite franchises. New tricks like using bongos to control characters in Donkey KongÃ‚Â® Jungle Beat for Nintendo GameCube and an internal gyro sensor in WarioWareTM Twisted! for Game Boy Advance SP enhance the game experience as only Nintendo can.
Here's a glimpse of what you'll be playing on Nintendo systems in the first part of 2005, along with dozens of unannounced titles that are currently in development.
January: Resident EvilÃ‚Â® 4 from Capcom
January: Virtua QuestTM from Sega
Feb. 8: NBA Street Vol. 3 from Electronic Arts
Feb. 14: Star FoxÃ‚Â®: Assault from Nintendo
February: Winnie the Pooh from Ubisoft
March 14: Donkey KongÃ‚Â® Jungle Beat from Nintendo
March: Tom Clancy's Splinter CellÃ‚Â® Chaos Theory from Ubisoft
March: Dragon Ball ZÃ‚Â® Sagas from Atari
Q1: Mortal KombatÃ‚Â®: DeceptionTM from Midway
Q2: Donkey Konga 2 from Nintendo
Q2: Fire Emblem from Nintendo
Q2: Geist from Nintendo and an all-new adventure of The Legend of ZeldaÃ‚Â® from Nintendo is in development.