Nightly News Roundup: 2011.02.24

Demo a divine wolf, play with some surprisingly colorful Black and White cards, and do some time traveling on DS

By Andy Hoover. Posted 02/25/2011 00:30 Comment on this     ShareThis

Nightly News Roundup

Okamiden Demo now Available

For those unsure of how good Okamiden will be when it becomes available for DS, you now have a chance to try before you buy. Power up your Wii and head over to the Nintendo Channel and you can download the demo to this much anticipated sequel. The demo will only be available for a limited time so be sure to get a move on if you are considering picking the game up.

Okamiden comes out March 15, so it along with Pokémon Black and White will be sending DS off with a bang before 3DS’s release on March 27.

Source: Nintendo World Report

Pokémon Card Game gets Update for Black and White

Gamers who prefer their Pocket Monsters in card form will be pleased to know that the card game will be expanded in April with a new collection of cards featuring 70 of the new games’ creatures.

Three new theme decks will launch on April 6, while booster packs will follow up on April 25. The premade decks will be Green Tornado, Red Frenzy, and Blue Assault, and all will feature a code that can be used to unlock the deck in the new Pokémon Trainer Challengeonline game. Once it launches, the new site (at will feature three leagues of virtual opponents to do battle with.

Source: GoNintendo

Radiant Historia Now Available

The latest JRPG from Atlus, one of the genre’s more accomplished practitioners, has shipped to stores this week. Radiant Historia for DS
features a story built upon time travel and a liberal dose of 16-bit inspiration for the visuals and mechanics. A more modern feature is the inclusion of plot altering decisions that can be relived to open up new futures via the time travel mechanic.

Those who pick up the game new will also get a CD of the game’s soundtrack, composed by Yoko Shimomura, whose work you might have heard in Super Mario RPG, Kingdom Hearts, and Mario &Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story.

Source: IGN

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