We should own stock in Nintendo. It's a corny joke, I know, but by the time we get through with the wish list, our family will have done its part to boost the sagging economy.
Recently, we had the opportunity to review some of the great new games available for the Nintendo DS and DSi as well as the Wii (only $199 now). What a blast!
Enter the Wii Game Giveaway beginn.ing Dec. 1
Tops on our must-have list:
FOR THE WiiAstro Boy
If you are a fan of this old-school japanese manga from the 50s, then Astro Boy: The Movie gives you the chance to be Astro Boy. Use all his super powers- lasers, arm cannons, super strength, and flight- on the ultimate adventure to save Metro City. Harness his positive "blue" energy and embrace destiny.
The Secret Saturdays: Beasts of the Fifth Sun
Take control of Zak Saturday and his family the Saturdays, scientific explorers dedicated to discovering and protecting secret artifacts and mysterious creatures known as Cryptids. Fight against the dastardly V.V. Argost’s evil plot to control the Cryptids and rule the world. Don't expect this game to stick to the cartoon story line; it has its own twists and turns.
Ben 10 Alien Force: Vilgax Attacks
This fast-paced, 3D-action game is based on the hit television series ALIEN FORCE airing on Cartoon Network and offers all-new story content, multiple playable alien forms, and an unlimited combo system with puzzles and challenges that will engage players of all levels. No more earning aliens to blast. This version gives them to you from the get go.
Game Party 3
Get your old school game on with Game Party 3's pick-up-and-play game pack featuring Croquet, Bocce Ball , Racquetball and Mini Golf. Game Party 3 is perfect play for the family or for a crowd - up to four can play or in tournament mode up to 16. Don't miss Root Beer Tap.
Rock the Hollywood scene with movie quizzes from anagrams to scene clips. Earn glitz and buy bling. It's all about who you know (and a little bit of what you know too). Score big and be the star of Tinsel Town. Try a free demo and see why everyone is rushing the red carpet.
Hours of retail therapy await the fashionista. Style Savvy, launching this holiday season, invites players to create a fashion-forward boutique, help customers in the game find their perfect style using 16 different brands and compete in glamorous runway contests. Let's go shopping!
The DS favorite mini-games compilation redux. Ultimate TouchMaster brings on on a new batch of puzzles from the MegaTouch series. With 20 games designed for quick touchscreen sessions, Ultimate TouchMaster is versatile family fun for hours.