Revised – Nintendo Announces 23 Games Launching With Wii U On Nov....

Revised – Nintendo Announces 23 Games Launching With Wii U On Nov. 18

An Additional 29 Games Are Planned Through the End of March


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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 ZombiUfrom 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
Entertainment.


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“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
familiar favorites.”


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.























































































































































































Publisher


Title


Launch
Date


505
Games


Funky
Barn


Launch
Window*


2K
Sports


NBA
2K13


Launch
Window


Activision
Publishing, Inc.


Call of
Duty
®: Black Ops II


Nov.
18


Skylanders
Giants


Nov.
18


TRANSFORMERS PRIME


Nov.
18


Wipeout
3


Nov.
18


007 Legends


Launch
Window


Cabela’s® Dangerous Hunts
2013


Launch
Window


Rapala® Pro Bass
Fishing


Launch
Window


Broken
Rules


Chasing
Aurora


November


Pwnee
Studios


Cloudberry
Kingdom


November


D3Publisher


Rise of
the Guardians: The Video Game


Launch
Window


Family
Party: 30 Great Games
®: Obstacle
Arcade


Launch
Window


Disney
Interactive


Disney
Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two


Nov.
18


Electronic
Arts


EA
SPORTS
FIFA Soccer 13


Nov.
18


Madden NFL
13


November


Mass
Effect
3


Launch
Window


Frozenbyte


Trine
2
: Director’s Cut


November


Gaijin
Games


Runner2:
Future Legend of Rhythm Alien


January


WayForward


Mighty
Switch Force HD


November


NAMCO
BANDAI Games America Inc.


TEKKEN TAG
TOURNAMENT
2 Wii U Edition


Nov.
18


TANK!
TANK! TANK!


November


Nintendo


New Super
Mario Bros. U


Nov.
18


NINJA
GAIDEN 3: Razor’s Edge


Nov.
18


Nintendo
Land


Nov.
18


SiNG
PARTY


Nov.
18


Game &
Wario


Launch
Window


LEGO® City:
Undercover


Launch
Window


Pikmin 3


Launch
Window


Wii
Fit
U


Launch
Window


The
Wonderful 101


Launch
Window


SEGA


Sonic
& All-Stars Racing Transformed


Nov.
18


Aliens:
Colonial Marines


Launch
Window


Shin’en


Nano
Assault Neo


November


Tecmo Koei
America Corporation


WARRIORS
OROCHI
® 3 Hyper


Nov.
18


THQ


Darksiders® II


Nov.
18


JEOPARDY! ®


Launch
Window


Wheel of
Fortune
®


Launch
Window


Tomorrow
Corporation


Little
Inferno


November


Two
Tribes


Toki Tori
2


November


Ubisoft


Assassin’s
Creed
® III


Nov.
18


ESPN
Sports Connection


Nov.
18


Just
Dance
® 4


Nov.
18


Rabbids® Land


Nov.
18


Your
Shape
®: Fitness Evolved 2013


Nov.
18


ZombiU


Nov.
18


Marvel
Avengers
: Battle for Earth


Launch
Window


Rayman
Legends
®


Launch
Window


Warner
Bros. Interactive Entertainment


Scribblenauts
Unlimited


Nov.
18


Game Party
Champions


Nov.
18


Batman:
Arkham City
Armored Edition


Nov.
18


* 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 Wiihome 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 GameCubesystems. 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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Revised – Nintendo Announces 23 Games Launching With Wii U On Nov. 18