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Nintendo Giga Leak reveals scrapped DS project, including new Pokemon Pinball game

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As you may have noticed this week, Nintendo’s “Gigalik”, which dates back to last year, is back. A second leak over the past few days unveiled the concept of an early Wii Remote, confirming the retro-cancelled Zelda game and Nintendo’s plans for the Metroid title by Intelligent Systems.

The latest update has released information about various abandoned Nintendo DS projects, including details of the new Nintendo DS project. Pokemon pinball title. This would have been the first entry in the Pokemon Pinball series since the Game Boy Advance generation. According to the leak, this particular entry (for the 2006 release) is Metroid Prime Pinball And Super Mario Ball It would have had a developer fuse, and Wi-Fi support.

ResetEra user Mondo Mega has shared this information again, along with details of various other canceled Nintendo DS projects, including the portable GameCube first-person shooter. GeistSuggestions from Magic the gathering Author and additional data New Super Mario Bros. game. The following is a summary by Nintendo Everything.

-Rhythm Tengoku is listed as “RIQ” (the full tentative title is known as Rhythm IQ). The memo of the game says, “A new song will be written for this game, so it’s OK all over the world.”
-The Elite Beat Agent was once known as the Supersonic Agent.
-Pokemon Pinball is listed as a DS title that supports Wi-Fi. The developer is “FUSE”. The planned release date was September 2006.
-GeistDS is listed. I played online.
-Gauntlet DS.
-Several games called “PLUCKER” developed by “NIGHT LIGHT”. Note:’Suggestion from Richard Garfield, creator of Magic The Gathering. A strategy game that replaces card games with figures.
“Digitylish DS”. Before DSiWare existed, there was a plan to take over the series to DS.
-Soma Bringer was once known as Angelic Soma and included online play. The game was originally scheduled to be completed in September 2006.
-The replacement of Banjo and Conker with Dixie and Tiny in the Diddy Kong Racing DS is of particular interest to the NCL.
-There were some considerations for localizing and publishing contacts to NoA and NoE (according to Grasshopper Manufacture). The spreadsheet describes it as “mother-like.”
-They considered redesigning the character for the North American localization of Magical Starsign.
-The memo about New Super Mario Bros. specifically mentions “Plans to distribute additional data for new courses over Wi-Fi.” It also mentions the reuse of Super Mario 64DS mini-games.
-Digitylish DS had “two prototypes in progress” and Skip was “considering other projects in parallel”. It was proposed to “extend the prototype period by 6 months to explore new business models.” Probably an early reference to the DSi shop.
-At the time this document was created online, it wasn’t actually locked in to Pokemon Diamond Pearl. Mentioned as a consideration.
-There were a lot of tentative titles and early names.Mostly “franchise names”, then DS or [number of installment]Chibi Robo DS, Jump Super Stars 2, Mario vs. Donkey Kong DS, Yoshi’s Island 2, Kirby DS, Brabra Donkey DS, etc. Some early publicly known titles, such as DetectHacker (Project Hacker) and Wish, were also used here. Room (Hotel Dusk) and Eternal Chronicle (Glory of Heracles). There are also “Game Fortune Bag” (Clubhouse Game) and Marion Gear (Chosouju Mecha MG).

MondoMega also shared additional details related to some GameCube projects. Donkey Kong Barrel Blast And Super Paper Mario Originally listed as a GameCube release. Captain Rainbow, As mentioned above, also listed as the title of the GameCube, NCL did not require a power plug / outlet Chibi-Robo It will be localized.

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