This holiday season presents gamers with various products for the “in-touch” Nintendo DS (all release dates subject to change).
The increasing “edutainment” libraries include Brain Age 2: More Training in Minutes a Day, Math Play and the Japanese title Professor Layton and the Curious Village which drops on December 3.
If that’s not enough learning for you, then the educational simulation game Animal Genius is based on the Leap Pad title of the same name.
My French/Life/Spanish/Word Coach titles (November 6) complement each other well while Spanish for Everyone offers another alternative on October 16.
Check your language skills with Spelling Challenges and More or test your eye sight with Flash Focus: Vision Training in Minutes a Day (October 15).
Take chess lessons from eight-time National Chess Champion Josh Waitzkin in Chessmaster: The Art of Learning (October 23). On October 17, Mah Jong Quest offers a reduced price and lots of tile tests.
Of course, this unique handheld can offer some very intriguing game titles like LifeSigns: Surgical Unit, Zoo Hospital (October 23), the Jam Sessions guitar simulator and Rhythm ‘n Notes (October 23) – piano and drums.
The popular Hannah Montana also gets the music treatment in HM: Music Jam (October 23), which also simulates several musical instruments.
Drawn to Life lets players sketch playable characters while the sequel Touch Detective 2 ½ features a female lead detective.
MySims provides lots of touching interface (even blowing) as the popular life simulation series stretches even further.
Harvest Moon Puzzle (October 1) focuses on fast produce-growing action while Neves (November 6) presents a wood-carved puzzler theme.
The sure shot hit Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass has more adventures for Link on October 1 while the sleeper hit Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney gets a sequel, PWAA: Trials and Tribulations on October 23.