Nintendo UK Details Wii U Release Schedule


Nintendo UK has revealed the Wii U release schedule for the start of 2013. The first game to launch for Wii U is Ninja Gaiden: Razor’s Edge, which is due to be released in the UK tomorrow. However, you will notice that the long-awaited Pikmin 3 still has a tentative release date of Q2 2013. Let’s hope that we don’t have to wait too long to a get a firm release date. Here’s the upcoming Wii U software in the UK.

  • Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge (Nintendo) – January 11th
  • Sing Party (Nintendo) – January 18th
  • Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth (Ubisoft) – January 24th
  • Scribblenauts Unlimited (Nintendo) – February 8th
  • NBA 2K13 (2K Games) – February 11th
  • Rayman Legends (Ubisoft) – February 28th
  • F1 Star Stars (Codemasters) – March 1st
  • Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (Capcon) – March
  • The Croods: Prehistoric Party (Namco Bandai) – March
  • Aliens: Colonial Marines (Sega) – Q1 2013
  • Need for Speed: Most Wanted (EA) – Q1 2013
  • LEGO City Undercover (Nintendo) – Early 2013
  • Pikmin 3 (Nintendo) – Q2 2013

Digital Releases:

  • BIT.TRIP Presents: Runner 2 (Gaijin Games) – Q1 2013
  • Mutant Mudds Deluxe (Renegade Kid) – Q1 2013
  • The Cave (Sega) – Q1 2013

Nintendo Of America Announces A Rough Release Schedule

Nintendo has just published its release schedule for the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS and Wii. There’s quite a few to be determined scattered throughout the release schedule. The big titles such as Animal Crossing and Super Smash Bros 3DS still haven’t been dated, but both Paper Mario: Sticker Star and Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon are still on track for a holiday release in North America.

United States:

Nintendo 3DS XL — 8/19/2012

Animal Crossing (temp title) — TBD
Art Academy (temp title) — TBD
Fire Emblem (temp title) — 2012 2013
Lego City: Undercover (temp title) — TBD
Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon — Holiday
New Super Mario Bros. 2 — 8/19/2012
Paper Mario: Sticker Star — Holiday
Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask  — Nov. 2012
Super Smash Bros. (temp title) — TBD

Pokémon Black 2 — 10/7/2012
Pokémon White 2 — 10/7/2012

Kirby’s Dream Collection Special Ed — 9/16/2012

Paper Mario 3D, Animal Crossing 3D & Luigis Mansion 2 Still Due This Year

Nintendo has reconfirmed that Paper Mario 3D, Animal Crossing: Jump Out and Luigi’s Mansion 2 for the Nintendo 3DS are still scheduled for a 2012 release in Japan. Both Animal Crossing: Jump Out and Paper Mario 3D are listed as ‘to be announced’ in North America, but Luigi’s Mansion is listed as being released this year.

Kingdom Hearts 3D First European Footage And Release Dates

Brand new footage of the European version of Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance was shown off at todays European Nintendo Direct conference. Square Enix has confirmed that the game will be due for release in Europe on the 20th July. Kingdom Hearts 3D will also be coming to North America on the 31st July.

Nintendo: Plenty Of New Release Dates From Sega Including Sonic Generations

Sega has issued a press release detailing a whole host of release dates for the Nintendo 3DS. Some of these dates were previously confirmed and others such as Crush 3D have changed. Now’s the perfect time to place down some pre-orders!

Shinobi – November 15th (U.S.), November 11th (EU)

Sonic Generations – November 22nd (U.S.), November 25th (EU)

Crush 3D – January 10th (U.S.), January 13th (EU)

Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympics (3DS) – February 14th (U.S.), February 10th (EU)

Nintendo: Nintendo Media Summit Reveals A Host Of Integral Release Dates And Trailers

Nintendo have just held their Media Summit in North America and have revealed a whole host of release dates.

This summer is set to be jam packed with Nintendo goodness as the company have revealed that Super Mario Galaxy 2 will launch May 23rd and Metroid: Other M will launch the following month, June 27th.

Key North American release dates for first half of 2010:


March 14th – Pokemon Heart Gold/Soul Silver

March 28th – Nintendo DSi XL – $189.99

March 28th -Wario Ware D.I.Y.

May 3rd – Picross 3D


March 1st – Mega Man 10

March 22nd – Cave Story


April 20th – Monster Hunter 3

May 18th – Prince of Persia: Forgotten Sands

May 23rd – Super Mario Galaxy 2

June 7th – Sin and Punishment 2

June 27th – Metroid: Other M

– Nintendo of America

Nintendo have also stated that they’re releasing new footage of the games previewed at the event later today.

New Trailers:

New: Super Mario Galaxy 2 Trailer

New: Sin And Punishment: Star Successor Trailer

New: Pokemon HeartGold/SoulSilver Trailer