The 3DS is right around the corner, but publishers in Japan are still supporting the Nintendo DS to an extent. On March 17th, Konami will release Powerful Golf for the DS, produced by developers of their Power Pro baseball series.
Konami say that Powerful Golf has a unique “Success Mode,” with a story-centric focus and character development.
The comparison they make is to an adventure game. Content-wise, the game has over a hundred original golf courses, spanning seven regions of the world. There’s local multiplayer in Powerful Golf, too. You can tee off with four other players via local Wi-Fi multiplayer.
Here’s a trailer for the game: