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Nintendo Power Volume 187 is an important issue of Nintendo Power as the cover featured the Nintendo DS console in all its glory. It also showcased a variety of highly regarded video games on the GameCube and Game Boy Advance including Metroid Prime 2: Echoes, Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, Resident Evil 4, The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap, and many others. Despite all of these heavy hitters, the most notable parts of the issue are the ones that regarded the forthcoming DS that would be released during the issues' life span. This article will take a look at all the features in this issue in order of their appearance.

Nintendo Online

In all there were four new websites for popular video games and one whopping new one for the Nintendo DS. Despite a website for a new console, the showcased website was for Metroid Prime 2: Echoes. The websites included:

The new sages of the month for the NSider Forums include *HEN*, Hmm, Sonic 12, HeroOfTime07, NickDudeNick, and Tigerss.

Game Watch

A variety of video games were showcased in this issue's Game Watch, including Donkey Kong: Jungle Beat, Star Fox Assault, Geist, Odama, Fire Emblem for GCN (which would later be titled Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance), and Advance Wars: Under Fire (which would later be titled Battalion Wars) for GameCube. Multiple DS titles were also shown, including Super Princess Peach, Egg Monster Heroes, Pac-Pix, Brain Twisting Games Vo. 1, Meteos, and Trauma Center, which was then known as Intern Tendo Dokuta. A whole bunch of other titles were also shown here as well.

Nintendo DS special

The Nintendo DS special featured a variety of video games as well as PictoChat. The games featured include:

Launch titles
Soon to be released titles

Power Previews

Power Previews was a monthly feature that didn't last very long. Basically it featured previews on video games that didn't have enough information for a full featured article. The games included are Call of Duty: Finest Hour, NFL Street 2, Virtual Quest, Killer 7, Need for Speed: Underground 2, and Klonoa 2: Dream Champ Tournament.

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