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

Sep 26 2012 12:00AM

Hispanic PR Wire

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\xAE: Black Ops II

Nov. 18

Skylanders Giants\x99

Nov. 18

TRANSFORMERS PRIME\x99

Nov. 18

Wipeout 3

Nov. 18

007\x99 Legends

Launch Window

Cabela's\xAE Dangerous Hunts 2013

Launch Window

Rapala\xAE 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\xAE: Obstacle Arcade

Launch Window

Disney Interactive

Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two

Nov. 18

Electronic Arts

EA SPORTS\x99 FIFA Soccer 13

Nov. 18

Madden NFL 13

November

Mass Effect\x99 3

Launch Window

Frozenbyte

Trine 2\x99: 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\x99 2 Wii U Edition

Nov. 18

TANK! TANK! TANK!\x99

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\x99

Launch Window

LEGO\xAE City: Undercover

Launch Window

Pikmin\x99 3

Launch Window

Wii Fit\x99 U

Launch Window

The Wonderful 101\x99

Launch Window

SEGA

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed\x99

Nov. 18

Aliens: Colonial Marines\x99

Launch Window

Shin'en

Nano Assault Neo

November

Tecmo Koei America Corporation

WARRIORS OROCHI\xAE 3 Hyper

Nov. 18

THQ

Darksiders\xAE II

Nov. 18

JEOPARDY! \xAE

Launch Window

Wheel of Fortune\xAE

Launch Window

Tomorrow Corporation

Little Inferno

November

Two Tribes

Toki Tori 2

November

Ubisoft

Assassin's Creed\xAE III

Nov. 18

ESPN Sports Connection\x99

Nov. 18

Just Dance\xAE 4

Nov. 18

Rabbids\xAE Land

Nov. 18

Your Shape\xAE: Fitness Evolved 2013

Nov. 18

ZombiU\x99

Nov. 18

Marvel Avengers\x99: Battle for Earth

Launch Window

Rayman Legends\xAE

Launch Window

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Scribblenauts\x99 Unlimited

Nov. 18

Game Party Champions

Nov. 18

Batman: Arkham City\x99 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 Wii\x99 home console, Nintendo 3DS\x99 and Nintendo DS\x99 family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System\x99, 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\x99 and Nintendo DSi XL\x99, as well as the Game Boy\x99, Game Boy Advance, Super NES\x99, Nintendo 64\x99 and Nintendo GameCube\x99 systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario\x99, Donkey Kong\x99, Metroid\x99, Zelda\x99 and Pokemon\x99. 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/.



Note to editors: Nintendo press materials are available at http://press.nintendo.com/, a password-protected site. To obtain a login, please contact Deanna Talamantez at 213-438-8742 or dtalamantez@golinharris.com. Users can receive instant Nintendo information by subscribing to the site's RSS feed.



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SOURCE Nintendo of America



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