Nintendo Announces Nov. 18 Launch Date and Details for Wii U Console SuperCheats News
Nintendo today revealed full details about how the new Wii U home console and its groundbreaking touch-screen Wii U GamePad controller can revolutionize not only video game play but also the way people find and watch TV and video content.
The new HD system will offer entirely new ways for consumers to play games and enjoy their favorite programming when it launches in the Americas on Nov. 18. During the launch window, more than 50 games will be available for Wii U, which will be offered in two different colors and configurations. The Basic Set will be offered in white at a suggested retail price of $299.99, while the Deluxe Set, which includes higher storage capacity, additional accessories and the new Nintendo Land video game, will be offered in black at a suggested retail price of $349.99.
At a special Wii U preview event in New York, Nintendo also unveiled Nintendo TVii, an application that will let Wii U owners in the United States and Canada to find, watch and engage with their favorite video entertainment in fun new ways. Using the GamePad controller, Nintendo TVii lets viewers seamlessly explore available video content from a variety of sources -- including live TV, their TiVo DVR and video-on-demand services such as Netflix -- all in one easy-to-use interface.
As an added bonus for consumers, a Chase McCain LEGO minifigure will come as a special pre-order bonus for those who pre-order a copy of LEGO City: Undercover at participating retailers while supplies last. All of these games will instantly immerse players in a variety of new game-play experiences that are available only on Wii U.
"The wait is almost over -- in just 66 days, Wii U will arrive with the strongest lineup of launch software in Nintendo history," said Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime. "With the integrated second screen of the included GamePad and features that instantly enhance the way people play games, watch video and interact with each other, consumers will see how Wii U delivers a completely unique experience and a remarkable value right out of the box. The new system also creates extraordinary new possibilities for game developers, bound only by the limits of their imaginations."
Publisher / Title
-- 505 Games / Funky Barn
-- 2K Sports / NBA 2K13
-- Activision / 007 Legends
-- Activision / Call of Duty: Black Ops II
-- Activision / TRANSFORMERS PRIME
-- Activision / Wipeout 3
-- Activision / Skylanders Giants
-- Activision / Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2013
-- Activision / Rapala Pro Bass Fishing
-- Capcom / Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
-- D3Publisher / Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game
-- D3Publisher / Ben 10: Omniverse
-- D3Publisher / Family Party: 30 Great Games Obstacle Arcade
-- Disney Interactive / Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
-- Electronic Arts / Mass Effect 3
-- EA Sports / Madden NFL 13
-- EA Sports / FIFA Soccer 13
-- Frozenbyte / Trine 2: Director's Cut
-- Gaijin Games / Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien
-- Majesco Entertainment / Zumba Fitness Core
-- Maximum Games / Jett Tailfin
-- Namco Bandai / TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT 2 Wii U Edition
-- Namco Bandai / TANK! TANK! TANK!
-- Nintendo / Nintendo Land
-- Nintendo / New Super Mario Bros. U
-- Nintendo / NINJA GAIDEN 3: Razor's Edge
-- Nintendo / SiNG PARTY
-- Nintendo / LEGO City: Undercover
-- Nintendo / Wii Fit U
-- Nintendo / Game & Wario
-- Nintendo / Pikmin 3
-- Nintendo / The Wonderful 101
-- SEGA / Aliens: Colonial Marines
-- SEGA / Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed
-- Shin'en / Nano Assault Neo
-- Tecmo Koei America / WARRIORS OROCHI 3 Hyper
-- THQ / Darksiders II
-- THQ / Wheel of Fortune
-- THQ / JEOPARDY!
-- Two Tribes / Toki Tori 2
-- Ubisoft / Assassin's Creed III
-- Ubisoft / Just Dance 4
-- Ubisoft / Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth
-- Ubisoft / Rabbids Land
-- Ubisoft / Sports Connection
-- Ubisoft / Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013
-- Ubisoft / ZombiU
-- Ubisoft / Rayman Legends
-- Warner Bros. Interactive / Scribblenauts Unlimited
-- Warner Bros. Interactive / Game Party Champions
-- Warner Bros. Interactive / Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition
* Launch window is defined as the period beginning Nov. 18, 2012, and ending March 31, 2013.
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Posted: 13th Sep 2012 by CMBF
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