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Nintendo announces Wii U launch lineup

by William Schwartz


The software launch lineup for the Nintendo Wii U will be the biggest on record for the company. A diverse array of games will be available for the new console on day one, with even more set to arrive through the end of March. Some of these titles include games that Nintendo publishes like Nintendo Land, Super Mario Bros. U. But Nintendo is also seeing a great deal of third party support for this system launch.

Zombi U, Black Ops II, Assassin’s Creed III, and other big name titles will be available on the console when it arrives on November 18th. As for the rest of the games available at launch, have a look below for the full list.

Wii U Launch Day Games

Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Activision
Skylanders Giants – Activision
Transformers PRIME – Activision
Wipeout 3 – Activision
Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two – Disney Interactive
EA Sports FIFA Soccer 13 – Electronic Arts
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 – Namco
New Super Mario Bros U – Nintendo
Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge – Nintendo
Nintendo Land – Nintendo
SiNG Party – Nintendo
Sonic & All-stars Racing Transformed – SEGA
Darksiders II – THQ
Assassin’s Creed III – Ubisoft
ESPN Sports Connection – Ubisoft
Just Dance 4 – Ubisoft
Rabbids Land – Ubisoft
Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2013 – Ubisoft
ZombiU – Ubisoft
Scribblenauts Unlimited – Warner Bros
Game Party Champions – Warner Bros
Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition – Warner Bros.

Nintendo has another thirty or so titles listed for a “launch window” release date. This time frame spans between November 18th 2012 and March 31st, 2013.

Wii U “Launch Window” Games

Funky Barn – 505 Games
NBA 2K13 – 2K Sports
007 Legends – Activision
Cabela’s Dangerous Hunts – Activision
Rapala Pro Bass Fishing – Activision
Chasing Aurora – Broken Rules
Cloudberry Kingdom – Pwnee Studios
Rise of the Guardians – Pwnee Studios
Ben 10 Omniverse – D3
Family Party: 30 Great Games – D3
Madden NFL 13 – EA
Mass Effect 3 – EA
Trine 2 – Frozenbyte
Runner 2: Future Legend of Rythm Alien – Gaijin Games
Mighty Switch Force HD – WayForward
Tank!Tank!Tank! – Namco Bandai
Game & Wario – Nintendo
Lego City Undercover – Nitnendo
Pikmin 3 – Nintendo
Wii Fit U – Nintendo
The Wonderful 101 – Nintendo
Aliens: Colonial Marines – SEGA
Nano Assault Neo – Shin’en
Warriors Orochi 3 – Tecmo Koei
Jeopardy – THQ
Wheel of Fortune – THQ
Little Inferno – Tomorrow Corp
Toki Tori 2 – Two Tribes
Marvel Avengers – Ubisoft
Rayman Legends – Ubisoft

- This article was updated on:March 7th, 2018

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