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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

Release date: 2017

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Nintendo

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is a free-to-play social simulation mobile game in Nintendo's Animal Crossing series for iOS and Android devices. It was released in Australia in October 2017, and worldwide the following month. The game continues the series of social simulations that allow players to interact with a small campsite with various campers, performing small tasks, engaging in commerce, and decorating living spaces.

Animal Crossing Plaza

Release date: 2013

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Wii U

Publishers: Nintendo

Animal Crossing Plaza is a discontinued free to play social networking service developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii U. A spin-off of Animal Crossing: New Leaf of the Animal Crossing series, Plaza was released as a tie-in to Miiverse, Nintendo's now-defunct social networking service. The application is no longer actively supported by Nintendo, and was removed from the Nintendo eShop on December 22, 2014.

Anticipation

Anticipation

Release date: 1988

Genres: Board game

Publishers: Nintendo

Anticipation is a video board game developed by Rare and released by Nintendo for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) in 1988. It is playable in either single-player or multiplayer mode, with up to four players competing against each other and/or computer-controlled opponents.

Animal Crossing: Wild World

Animal Crossing: Wild World

Release date: 2005

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Nintendo

Animal Crossing: Wild World is a social simulation video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo DS handheld game console, released in Japan and North America in late 2005 and Europe in March 2006. It is the second installment in the Animal Crossing series, and the sequel to Animal Crossing on the GameCube. Wild World focuses on living in a remote village populated with anthropomorphic animals, where the player character is encouraged to perform any number of tasks, such as col…

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer

Release date: 2015

Genres: Sandbox game

Platforms: Nintendo 3DS

Publishers: Nintendo

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer is a sandbox video game developed and published by Nintendo, with assistance from Monolith Soft, for the Nintendo 3DS. The game was released in Japan in July 2015, in North America in September 2015, and in PAL regions in October 2015. The game is a spin-off of the Animal Crossing series where the player has to design homes for various anthropomorphic animal characters. The game received mixed reviews from critics upon release.

Another Code: R – A Journey into Lost Memories

Another Code: R – A Journey into Lost Memories

Release date: 2009

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Wii

Publishers: Nintendo

Another Code: R – A Journey into Lost Memories is a point-and-click adventure game for the Wii console. It is the sequel to Another Code: Two Memories (known as Trace Memory in North America). Unlike its predecessor, the game has not been released outside Japan and Europe.

Art Academy: Lessons for Everyone!

Art Academy: Lessons for Everyone!

Release date: 2012

Genres: Educational, Serious

Platforms: Nintendo 3DS

Publishers: Nintendo

Art Academy: Lessons for Everyone!, entitled New Art Academy in Europe and Australia is a 2012 video game for the Nintendo 3DS. It is a sequel to Art Academy for the Nintendo DS. This game is the first in the series to include DLC.

Animal Crossing: City Folk

Animal Crossing: City Folk

Release date: 2008

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Wii

Publishers: Nintendo

Animal Crossing: City Folk, known in Europe and Oceania as Animal Crossing: Let's Go to the City, is a 2008 life simulation video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii console and the third game in the Animal Crossing series. It is also one of the first titles that was re-released as a part of the Nintendo Selects collection in 2011. In City Folk, the player character lives in a rural village populated with anthropomorphic animals, taking part in various activities such as collect…

Another Code: Two Memories

Another Code: Two Memories

Release date: 2005

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Nintendo

Another Code: Two Memories, released as Trace Memory in North America, is a point-and-click adventure game developed by Cing and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo DS portable video game console. A sequel, Another Code: R – A Journey into Lost Memories, was released for the Wii. Players take on the role of Ashley Mizuki Robbins, a 13-year-old girl, as she searches for her father on the fictional Blood Edward Island. Gameplay revolves around solving puzzles, and is controlled using the DS to…

Alleyway

Alleyway

Release date: 1989

Genres: Breakout clone

Platforms: Nintendo GameBoy

Publishers: Nintendo

Alleyway (アレイウェイ, Areiuĕi) is a 1989 video game developed by Nintendo and Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo as a global launch title for the Game Boy. It is a Breakout clone and one of the first four games developed and released for the system. The game was released first in Japan in 1989, in North America later that year, and in Europe in 1990. It was later re-released via online distribution for the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console in June 2011. The name Alleyway references the in-game…

ASH: Archaic Sealed Heat

ASH: Archaic Sealed Heat

Release date: 2007

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Nintendo

ASH: Archaic Sealed Heat is a tactical role-playing game developed by Mistwalker and Racjin and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo DS in Japan in 2007.

Advance Wars

Advance Wars

Release date: 2001

Genres: Turn-based

Publishers: Nintendo

Advance Wars is a turn-based tactics video game developed for the Game Boy Advance by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo. It was released in North America on September 10, 2001 with a later release date in Japan and Europe, but the game release was put on hold in both Japanese and European regions due to the following day's September 11 attacks in the United States. Although the game was released in Europe in January 2002, neither GBA game was released in Japan until the Game Boy War…

Animal Crossing

Animal Crossing

Release date: 2001

Genres: Life, Role-playing, Simulation

Publishers: Nintendo

Animal Crossing is a life simulation video game developed and published by Nintendo. It is a localized version of Dōbutsu no Mori (Animal Forest), a Nintendo 64 game that was released in Japan on April 14, 2001. It was enhanced and re-released on the GameCube in Japan later that year as Dōbutsu no Mori+, which was localized worldwide as Animal Crossing. Another version, Dōbutsu no Mori e+, was released in Japan in 2003, adding the improvements made to Animal Crossing plus some additional feature…

Art Academy

Art Academy

Release date: 2009

Genres: Educational, Serious

Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Wii U

Publishers: Nintendo

Art Academy, also known as Art Academy: Learn painting and drawing techniques with step-by-step training in the PAL regions and Artistic Taste Classroom DS in Japan, is an art training software for the Nintendo DS handheld game console. It was developed by Headstrong Games, and published by Nintendo. Art Academy was originally a two-part training application only available for download via the DSiWare service since 2009. It was later re-released in 2010 as a fully compiled, retail-able DS Game C…

Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising

Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising

Release date: 2003

Genres: Turn-based

Publishers: Nintendo

Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising is a turn-based tactics video game for the Game Boy Advance. It was developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo in 2003. It is the second game in the Advance Wars sub-series of Nintendo Wars. It is preceded by Advance Wars and followed by Advance Wars: Dual Strike. Black Hole Rising is nearly identical to the previous game in terms of core gameplay; there was only a small change in overall graphical style and some small content additions. The stor…

Amiibo Tap: Nintendo's Greatest Bits

Amiibo Tap: Nintendo's Greatest Bits

Release date: 2015

Genres:

Platforms: Wii U

Publishers: Nintendo

Amiibo Tap: Nintendo's Greatest Bits (stylized as amiibo Tap: Nintendo's Greatest Bits), known as Amiibo Touch & Play: Nintendo Classics Highlights in the PAL regions, is an application developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii U, which is used for playing short demos of popular NES and Super NES video games by scanning Amiibo figurines.

Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival

Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival

Release date: 2015

Genres: Party

Platforms: Wii U

Publishers: Nintendo

Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival is a party video game developed by Nintendo and NDcube for the Wii U. Similar to the Mario Party series, the game is a spin-off of to the Animal Crossing series that moves away from the series traditional format, instead being a party game that primarily integrates amiibo figures into the gameplay. Alongside the release of the game, 8 Animal Crossing amiibo character figures were released for use in the game. It was released worldwide in November 2015. Animal Cr…

Arm Wrestling

Arm Wrestling

Release date: 1985

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Arcade

Publishers: Nintendo

Arm Wrestling is a 1985 arcade game developed by Nintendo and released only in North America. As a spin-off of the Punch-Out!! series, and created by the same development team, Arm Wrestling features many of the same features, such as a dual-monitor system and quirky computer opponents.

Arms

Arms

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

Publishers: Nintendo

Arms is a fighting game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch, which released on June 16, 2017. The game differentiates itself from standard fighting games with its unconventional fighting system where every playable character fights with long range attacks and up to four players can choose a fighter and battle using a variety of extendable, customizable arms to knock out opponents in a three-dimensional arena. The game had sold over two million copies by July 2018, making …

Advance Wars: Dual Strike

Advance Wars: Dual Strike

Release date: 2005

Genres: Shooter, Turn-based

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Nintendo

Advance Wars: Dual Strike, known as Famicom Wars DS in Japan, is a turn-based tactics video game developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo DS handheld game console. It is the third installment in the Advance Wars series (first on DS media) and was released in Japan on June 23, 2005, in North America on August 22, 2005, in Europe on September 30, 2005, and in Australia on March 22, 2006. The game is preceded by Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising and Advance Wars a…