Wii U and 3DS release schedule for early 2013

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Nintendo has published release schedules covering “some of the games” set to appear on Wii U and 3DS in the early parts of 2013.

Wii U highlights include Scribblenauts Unlimited on February 8, Rayman Legends on March 1, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate in March 1, LEGO City: Undercover in early 2013 and Pikmin 3 in Q2.

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge – Nintendo – 11th Jan 2013

SiNG PARTY (with Microphone) – Nintendo – 18th Jan 2013

Marvel Avengers™: Battle for Earth – UBISOFT – 24th Jan 2013

Scribblenauts Unlimited – Nintendo – 8th Feb 2013

NBA2K13 – Take Two – 11th Feb 2013

Rayman Legends – UBISOFT – 28th Feb 2013 (Ubi confirmed this to be March 1)

F1 Race Stars – Codemasters Software Limited – 1st Mar 2013

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate – Capcom (Distributed by Nintendo) – March

The Croods: Prehistoric Party (English) – NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe – 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

3DS highlights include Scribblenauts Unlimited, Luigi’s Mansion 2, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate, Fire Emblem: Awakening and Animal Crossing.

Scribblenauts Unlimited – Nintendo – 8th February 2013

Wreck-It Ralph – Activision – 8th February 2013

Super Black Bass – Rising Star Games – 15th February 2013

Viking Invasion 2 – Tower Defense – Bigben Interactive – 22nd February 2013

Crash City Mayhem – Ghostlight Ltd – 22nd February 2013

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked – Ghostlight Ltd – 22nd February 2013

Imagine Champion Rider 3D – UBISOFT – February

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed – SEGA – February

Puzzler World 2013 – Ideas Pad Ltd – 8th March 2013

Jewel Master: Cradle of Egypt 2 – Rising Star Games – 13th March 2013

The Hidden – Majesco Entertainment Europe – 13th March 2013

Pet Zombies – Majesco Entertainment Europe – 13th March 2013

Face Racers – Majesco Entertainment Europe – 13th March 2013

Nano Assault – Majesco Entertainment Europe – 13th March 2013

Hello Kitty Picnic with Sanrio Friends – Majesco Entertainment Europe – 13th March 2013

Mystery Murders: Jack the Ripper – Avanquest Software Publishing Ltd – 15th March 2013

Puzzler Brain Games – Ideas Pad Ltd – 29th March 2013

Funfair Party Games – Avanquest Software Publishing Ltd – 29th March 2013

Midnight Mysteries: The Devil on the Mississippi – Avanquest Software Publishing Ltd – 29th March 20130

Luigi’s Mansion 2 – Nintendo – March

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate – Capcom (Distributed by Nintendo) – March

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate – Konami – March

The Croods: Prehistoric Party (EN) – NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe – March

ATV Fever – Enjoy Gaming Ltd – March

Hello Kitty Picnic – 505 Games – Q1 2013

3DS Jewel Quest 4 – Heritage – Media Sales and Licensing – Q1 2013

3DS Jewel Quest Mysteries 3 -The Seventh Gate – Media Sales and Licensing – Q1 2013

Fire Emblem: Awakening – Nintendo – April

Animal Crossing (temp name) – Nintendo – Q2 2013

While the Wii U line-up is missing many titles coming to Xbox 360 and PS3 in the same period, titles like Scribblenauts, Rayman Legends, Monster Hunter, LEGO City Undercover, and Pikmin 3 should interest existing owners and perhaps tempt fence-sitters to take the plunge on the new console. We would like to see a few more games announced for Q2 though.

Source: Press release

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Luigi’s Mansion 2

  • Release Date: 28 March 2013
    • - 28 March 2013 (Nintendo 3DS)
  • Platform(s): Nintendo 3DS
  • Genre(s): Platformer
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