REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Nintendo is unleashing the
largest launch-day video game lineup in its history for its new Wii U™ home
console. When Wii U launches in the Americas on Nov. 18, 23 games from Nintendo
and its third-party publishing partners will be ready to play as well. These
include Nintendo-published games like Nintendo Land™, New
Super Mario Bros.™ U, SiNG PARTY™ and
NINJA GAIDEN™ 3: Razor’s Edge, as well as third-party
powerhouses like ZombiU™ from Ubisoft, Call of
Duty®: Black Ops II from Activision Publishing, Inc.,
Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two from Disney Interactive, EA
SPORTS™ FIFA Soccer 13 from Electronic Arts and
Scribblenauts™ Unlimited from Warner Bros. Interactive
“We’re making sure that Wii U owners will have great games to play from the
moment they open the box, and that a steady stream of fun new games is always on
the way,” said Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America’s president and COO. “We
have something for everyone, from new franchises to creative new approaches to
The high-definition Wii U system is available in two versions in the
Americas, and each comes with a touch-screen Wii U GamePad controller. The Basic
Set will be offered in white at a suggested retail price of $299.99 in the
United States, while the Deluxe Set, which includes higher storage capacity,
additional accessories and Nintendo Land, will be offered in black at a
suggested retail price of $349.99 in the United States.
Wii U owners who connect their systems to the Internet also unlock a vast
array of features to enhance their gaming, social and entertainment experiences.
This includes features such as Nintendo eShop, which allows users to buy and
download games directly to their systems, and Miiverse™, an online
gaming community that lets players interact in new ways and share playing tips.
Wii U owners in the United States and Canada will also have access to Nintendo
TVii, which lets users access multiple sources of entertainment through a
convenient GamePad interface.
Below is a list of upcoming Wii U games for launch day and beyond.
Cabela’s® Dangerous Hunts
Rapala® Pro Bass
* Launch window is defined as the period beginning Nov. 18, 2012, and ending
March 31, 2013.
Broadband Internet access is required for online features. For more
information, go to http://support.nintendo.com/. Remember that Wii U features
parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access.
For more information about this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu.
For more information about Nintendo, visit http://www.nintendo.com/.
About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive
entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets
hardware and software for its Wii™ home console, Nintendo
3DS™ and Nintendo DS™ family of portable systems. Since
1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo
has sold more than 3.9 billion video games and more than 630 million hardware
units globally, including the current-generation Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS,
Nintendo DSi™ and Nintendo DSi XL™, as well as the Game
Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Super NES™, Nintendo
64™ and Nintendo GameCube™ systems. It has also created
industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as
Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™,
Zelda™ and Pokemon™. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo
of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s
operations in the Western Hemisphere. For more information about Nintendo,
please visit the company’s website at http://www.nintendo.com/.
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SOURCE Nintendo of America