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It is now 11:00 on Sunday, August 1, 2021



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  • 2008: Iron Man is released in America for the Wii and Nintendo DS. It is based off of the move of the same name and was critically panned.


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  • 2009: Punch-Out!! for Wii is released in America. It was the first time a new entry in the series has been released in years and was headed by Next Level Games, the Canadian team behind the Mario Strikers series.



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May 26th
  • 2008: Donkey Kong Country is released on the Virtual Console in Korea.
  • 2009: The Munchables is released on the Wii in America. It's described by people as a mixture of Pac-Man and Katamari, and is surprisingly or not made by Namco Bandai - the owner of both franchises.



May 27th
  • 1986: Dragon Quest is released in Japan for the Famicom. It is the first game in the series.
  • 2008: Death Jr. II: Root of all Evil is released on the Wii in North America.



May 28th
  • 1982: Game & Watch video game Oil Panic is released.
  • 2008: Dance Dance Revolution Hottest Part is released on the Wii in Europe.
  • 2015: Splatoon was released on the Wii U in Japan. It becomes one of the best selling titles for the Wii U.



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