The highly-anticipated Nintendo 3DS RPG from Square Enix, Bravely Default, is now available for pre-order in North America. On Amazon, as well as GameStop, you can pre-order the Collector’s Edition of the game. While on Amazon it is priced at $49.99, GameStop prices it at $54.99. Bravely Default is set to be released on the 3DS in North America on February 7th and in Europe on December 6th. The standard edition is also available for pre-order on GameStop and Amazon for $39.99 a piece. Will you be pre-ordering the game? Let us know your thoughts on Square Enix’s upcoming Nintendo 3DS entry.
The recently announced Wii U Deluxe 32GB set that comes with New Super Mario Bros U and New Super Luigi U is now available to pre-order at US retail chain, Best Buy. This new bundle will replace the Wii U Deluxe 32GB bundle that comes with the charming Nintendo Land and will be available on November 1st. The console retails for $299.99.
Sega has announced a new promotion for Sonic Lost World on their blog. Gamers who pre-order the Wii U version from Amazon.com will receive free downloadable content that will net them an extra 25 lives in the game. The special promotion is only available in North America while supplies last.
Sonic Lost World was a hot topic of today’s Nintendo Direct, with a new trailer being released for the occasion, featuring Sonic’s new power-ups as well as his latest enemies, The Deadly Six. Sonic Lost World is set for release in North America on October 29th.
Nintendo announced during the last Wii U-focused Nintendo Direct, which took place in January, that a new 3D Mario platformer and Mario Kart for Wii U are scheduled to be playable at this year’s E3. Also during the online presentation the company touched on the next original The Legend of Zelda game for its latest console.
Although none of them were given official names, pre-order pages for all three games have already popped up on Walmart’s website. The retailer is listing these three Wii U games for pre-order: Mario 3D, Zelda 2 (RPG) and Mario Kart U. Note that “Zelda 2 (RPG)” isn’t referring to The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker remake, as that title has a pre-order page, too.
Pre-orders for upcoming Wii U-exclusive The Wonderful 101 are now being accepted by retailers. To pre-order the action video game from GameStop, go here, or click here to pre-order it from Amazon. Nintendo has yet to confirm a release date for the title, but it was initially classified as a launch window game, which is the period beginning November 18th, 2012, and ending March 31st.
Capcom USA is currently holding a promotion for those looking to purchase the Wii U version of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate. Those of you who pre-order the game with Capcom USA will be eligible to receive a free Wii Classic Controller Pro to play the game with. The free accessory is only available to those that pre-order and there will presumably be a limited stock quantity.
Pokémon X and Pokémon Y were revealed earlier this month, and both of them will be released this year exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS. Amazon.com has begun taking pre-orders for the two role-playing games. If you want to encounter the legendary four-legged deer, Xerneas, pre-order Pokémon X here. If you want to catch the legendary Y-shaped bird, Yveltal, pre-order Pokémon Y from the online retailer here. Pokémon X and Pokémon Y will launch worldwide in October.
Although Wii-exclusive Pandora’s Tower launched last year in Australia and Europe, thanks to publisher Xseed Games, the action role-playing game will finally be released in North America this Spring. It was rumored yesterday that GameStop no longer accepts pre-orders for Wii games; however, this is not true, as consumers can pre-order Pandora’s Tower from the American video game retailer. Consumers can also pre-order the game from online retailer Amazon.com. Based on both retailers’ listings, the game’s price tag is $39.99.
American video game and entertainment retailer GameStop has apparently stopped taking pre-orders for upcoming Wii games. The reason for this is because GameStop supposedly wants to have more virtual space available for Wii U pre-orders. The Wii is over six years old, and Nintendo confirmed that it’s no longer developing new Wii titles. However, there are publishers that are still bringing games to the aging platform, including Xseed with the localization of Pandora’s Tower for North America and Disney Interactive Studios with Disney Infinity, both of which will be released this year.