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Here’s a list of games confirmed for Wii U

Friday, 8 June 2012 19:57 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Want a list of all the Wii U games heading your way? Good, because there’s one for you below, courtesy of Shacknews.

Games slated for a holiday release:

  • Aban Hawkins & the 1,000 Spikes
  • Assassin’s Creed III
  • Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition
  • Ben 10: Omniverse
  • Chasing Aurora
  • Cloudberry Kingdom
  • Darksiders II
  • Family Party: 30 Great Games (working title)
  • Jett Tailfin
  • Just Dance 4
  • LEGO City: Undercover
  • Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth
  • Mass Effect 3
  • NBA 2K13
  • New Super Mario Bros. U
  • Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge
  • Nintendo Land
  • Rabbids Land
  • Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game
  • Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien
  • Scribblenauts Unlimited
  • Sing (working)
  • Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed
  • Sports Connection
  • Tank! Tank! Tank!
  • Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (working)
  • Trine 2: Director’s Cut
  • Wii U Panorama View (working)
  • Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013
  • ZombiU

Games slated for the launch window (up to 4 months post console launch):

  • Game & Wario (working title)
  • Pikmin 3
  • Project P-100 (working title)
  • Wii Fit U

Release window to be announced:

  • Aliens: Colonial Marines
  • Rayman Legends

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27 Comments

  1. Gekidami

    I’m seeing the words “holiday release” & “launch window”, but which ones are actually going to be ‘launch titles’?

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Anders

    Plenty of games that I want to play, but with the exception of New Super Mario Bros U, I can play all of them on my Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3.

    #2 3 years ago
  3. ManuOtaku

    I will be picking the following:

    Game & Wario , Pikmin 3, Project P-100 , LEGO City: Undercover, Aliens: Colonial Marines, Rayman Legends, Scribblenauts Unlimited, ZombiU, Nintendo Land ( i hope it comes bundle with the WiiU sort of like Wii Sports game) ,New Super Mario Bros. U, Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

    #3 3 years ago
  4. Kabby

    I will be picking the following:

    #4 3 years ago
  5. ManuOtaku

    #5 we are talking about the WiiU here, not the vita 8D

    #5 3 years ago
  6. Karoxem

    ^^#5 – LMAO! sick burn..

    #6 3 years ago
  7. fearmonkey

    Terrible…. If you already own a PS3 or 360, the reasons to buy a Wii-u are slim.

    I keep hoping Nintendo will release a true Super Mario 64 sequel, I loved that game.

    #7 3 years ago
  8. OlderGamer

    Manu, that was just damn funny! Sorry Kabby, but he turned that around on you lol. Well played Manu!

    For the record, my WiiU game list is pretty much the same as yours Manu. I am also very much looking forward Aliens when that comes out.

    I also wonder what type of digital games will be avalible? I know Nintendo has said that all of our VC games will transfer over. I am wondering how that will work?

    Tbh, kind of thin, esp in most peoples eyes. I wonder how well PS360 ports will sell on Nintendos system. On one hand they are older games that have been out for awhile, but on the other hand I wonder if there is enough Nintendo Wii owners, picking up WiiU that haven’t yet played those ports? If the ports come with Tablet Suport, I know I would buy a couple here and there so long as I liked the game.

    #8 3 years ago
  9. Dark

    Meh ,This list is shit .. 85% to 90% of these games is available for ps3/x360

    Can’t wait for the REAL next-gen from sony or MS.

    #9 3 years ago
  10. Moonwalker1982

    This is nothing special. Coming with Batman Armored Edition and Mass Effect 3, wtf are they thinking? I don’t think many people are waiting for that.

    @9

    But i wouldn’t go expecting incredible new stuff from MS or Sony, they will release their new console eventually but dont go expecting many new IP’s or anything.

    #10 3 years ago
  11. stretch215

    Did anyone else think Lego city looked awesome? Granted, I’m a little old for legos, but I thought it looked really fun. Is it Wii U exclusively?

    #11 3 years ago
  12. Pytox

    @5 hahhahahah :D
    The only interesting for WiiU is Lego City, same as @11 :-)
    LEGO City: Undercover is exclusive for Wiiu & 3DS

    #12 3 years ago
  13. poketrainer

    @Dark

    Actually 12 are going to be available on 360/PS3 at some point. 36 titles are listed.

    So you’re wrong in saying 80% of the titles listed are coming to 360/PS3. It’s more like 30%

    #13 3 years ago
  14. poketrainer

    I’d also like to add that I hope the Wii U comes out as soon as possible. There are rumors of october but I don’t want to wait in lines like I did for the Wii so I guess I will have to pre order

    #14 3 years ago
  15. Dragon246

    @5,
    Vita launch lineup was better than this (In fact one of the best launch lineups ever, consisting few original games). Also some ports on vita are of games not available on handhelds till then. In contrast wiiu has almost all the titles in its catalog which are multiplatform and people with PS3/360 wont buy it.
    @13,
    How many of them are NOT multiplatform?

    Also to add, there is a strong possibility that launch games on WiiU will look worse than their PS3/360 Counterparts simply because its a newer hardware and devs dont have much experience with it.

    #15 3 years ago
  16. manamana

    They can’t compete with PS360 in terms of core games. And I’m not shure, if that’s really what they intend to do with the WiiU. Its more like: finally their IPs in HD now. Having seen the latest engine demos and games like watch dogs and 1313, I really can’t wait to see what the new hardware from Sony and Microsoft can pull out.

    And yes, its not about the graphics – tis about the gameplay. I know, but when the new consoles are out, bragging beautiful trailers, I will see the face of a gamer who turns on his WiiU for core games…

    #16 3 years ago
  17. Christopher Jack

    Come on Nintendo! I won’t be willing to give you guys a shot until you start showing me that you, yourself, are capable of delivering the kind of games I want. Third party exclusives for my kind of desires are becoming a rare sight, so I doubt you’ll be able convince anyone to consistently make them for you.

    Everybody keeps harping on about how innovative you guys are, how your design crushes your competition, prove it by making some truly next gen games. Mario & Zelda are fine for those who grew up with them & of course the young ones, but what about the core audience you’ve seemingly neglected for decades? The very audience that opened the gate for Sega, Sony & MS to fill the void.

    #17 3 years ago
  18. The_Red

    You should add Injustice (DC fighting game) to that list. It’s been confirmed and has the Wii U logo.
    Of course that doesn’t mean Wii U GamePad is the suitable controller for a fighting game but still, there’s always the “Pro” one.

    #18 3 years ago
  19. Da Man

    FffffffffUUU

    #19 3 years ago
  20. freedoms_stain

    At last, Da Man has started saving time and effort by just typing shit noises instead of taking the time to verbally shit on everything.

    #20 3 years ago
  21. OlderGamer

    @Freedom lol +1

    #21 3 years ago
  22. Da Man

    I’ll take a shit sound over a wall of well, shit going on about artistic mediums and other srs bsns any day of the week.

    Don’t forget your daily doze of FF doujinshi today, brah.

    #22 3 years ago
  23. Da Man

    I apologize, but that list of coming software is truly, well f all. I was just being as accessible as possible, old man. You can post another essay on how 25 y/o don’t play video games that require more than getting wasted on sofa while pressing a button.

    #23 3 years ago
  24. Ireland Michael

    @20 +1

    There’s at least six games on that list that I really want to play. That’s enough for me.

    #24 3 years ago
  25. Da Man

    Btw, pun was intended.

    To quote a certain guy, there’s two ways to present an argument: “the 1st way is the hard way, explaining your view in depth to get your point across, the 2nd way is to just punch whoever you’re arguing with in the face.
    … definitely a punch in the face, but does that make it any less meaningful?

    Oh well. Glad you enjoyed it.

    #25 3 years ago
  26. bo_7md

    Zombie-U and Lego City seemed interesting, not enough for a day-1 buy though.

    #26 3 years ago
  27. ManuOtaku

    #15 at least 8 of those games are only available on WiiU, nine if i add WiiU fit, but knowing that this cant be considered a game, in some sense i will leave it at 8, i dont think vita at launch did had that many games that were only available on vita, but if they were iam not attacking the vita for the sake of it, if you can look at my previous posts, most of the time are critical but with some ideas that can be debated, most of the time i dont do that type of comments, the case here was that someone attacked my post, when in my eyes was uncalled for, then i attack his thats all, the reasons that can be said for one also apply to the other depending on the eye of the beholder, thats all really.

    #27 3 years ago

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    SteamVR’s key differentiator is a piece of tech allowing headsets to connect with other devices for extra accurate, room-scale tracking. Valve has announced a new bit of technology called Lighthouse, which it is making freely available to any hardware manufacturer. Like the extra tracking LEDs on Sony’s updated Project Morpheus, Lighthouse improves the headset’s accuracy, […]

  • Steam Machines, Controller, streaming box to launch in November

    Steam Machines will finally become a reality before the end of the year. Valve’s living room PC systems will release in November, the company announced today. Well, I say Valve’s – the idea behind Steam Machines is that a number of manufacturers will offer variously priced systems. Alienware and Falcon Northwest are among the dozen […]

  • Telltale veterans form new team, announce teen thriller Oxenfree

    Oxenfree is a supernatural teen thriller from some of the team behind Telltale Games’ award-winning adventures. New indie Night School Studios unveiled Oxenfree at GDC 2015. It tells the story of a group of friends who accidentally open a “ghostly rift” at an overnight party on the coast. Night School, which is made up of […]

  • PS4 global sales now stand at over 20.2 million

    The PS4 has sold 20.2 million units worldwide. Sony announced the new PS4 sales milestone at GDC 2015 today. It’s a hell of an achievement and salt in the wounds for Microsoft, which hasn’t updated us on Xbox One sales since it shipped “almost” 10 million back in November last year, and has fallen back […]

  • PS4 VR headset Morpheus out in 2016, capable of 120 FPS – video

    Sony’s VR headset Project Morpheus has some impressive grunt. Virtual reality and Morpheus were the heart of Sony’s GDC 2015 presentation today, ahead of its newly announced first-half 2016 comemrcial launch. SCE Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida detailed the headset’s impressive capabilities, notably the fact that it can handle 120 FPS VR games. The PS4 […]

  • Papo & Yo developer making a VR game about dinosaurs

    Some days you write a headline and it makes you so happy that that you have to do a little chair dance, you know what I mean? Papo & Yo developer Minority Media, whom I would personally go to the wall for after they cut out my heart and stomped on it via the medium […]

  • Wasteland 2, Shovel Knight and more in big ole bunch of indies coming to Xbox One

    Xbox One owners are about to receive a pile of great new indie games. At GDC 2015, Microsoft revealed a list of new indie games headed to Xbox One. Some of these titles have already released on other platforms, so it looks like Microsoft has really relaxed the parity clause of ID@Xbox – or perhaps […]

  • Here’s an indie VR game made with Unreal Engine 4

    GDC 2015 is blowing up with indie games, VR and Unreal Engine 4, so here’s a video combining all three. Loading Human is a virtual reality adventure from indie developer Untold Games. It’s in the works for Mac and PC, and Sony has given an early green light for Project Morpheus, too, so expect it […]

  • GTA Online: Daily Objectives and Adversary Mode coming next week

    Heists aren’t the only thing coming to GTA Online next week: players can also expect Adversary Modes, new Daily Objectives and other Freemode activities. GTA Online’s Adversary Modes are new PvP modes which feature a range of competitive challenges and will unlock as players progress through Heists. Here’s a rundown straight from Rockstar: Come Out […]

  • Syndicate is the latest free game download on Origin

    The latest free title to be added to EA’s Origin service is 1993′s Syndicate. For a limited time, you can download the game for free and keep it, much like previous titles such as Theme Hospital. The isometric, real-time, tactical-action game was developed by Bullfrog Productions and released in June 1993. It is a favorite […]

  • Ancient Labyrinth DLC for Lords of the Fallen now available

    The Ancient Labyrinth DLC for Lords of the Fallen is now available for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. It will run you $7.99 and builds upon the existing lore, characters, and storyline. Have a look at some new screenshots in the gallery below.

  • Shadowrun Online gets a name change and release date

    Shadowrun Online developer Cliffhanger Productions has announced the game’s name has been changed to Shadowrun Chronicles: Boston Lockdown and a release date for April has been set. The new title was formed via the developer and its Kickstarter backers, with the goal being to let those unfamiliar with the game know by the title alone […]

  • Amazon hosting Rockstar and 2K Games sale

    Amazon is hosting a Rockstar Games and 2K Games sale with discounts Max Payne titles, Bully and more. Here’s just some of the offerings listed: Manhunt 2 PC Download $3.00 Max Payne 3 PC Download $4.00 Bully: Scholarship Edition PC Download $3.00 LA Noire Xbox 360 $2.95 L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition PC Download $6.00 […]

  • Destiny weekly reset video shows off Inferno Crucible gameplay

    We have a gameplay video featuring Inferno Crucible gameplay featured in the Destiny weekly reset for you. In it, Arekkz Gaming gives you a look at Inferno Crucible and goes over the various intricacies. You can read up on the weekly reset through the links.

  • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Episode 2 available from today

    Episode 2 for Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is now available. If you’ve purchased the Complete Season, you’ll be able to download Episode 2 on PS3, PS4 and Xbox One. Steam players should see the episode go live around 9-10pm PST, and Xbox 360 owners should be able to download very early tomorrow morning, per Capcom […]

  • Here’s a sneak peek video for Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide

    Fatshark Games has released a sneak peek video for its upcoming Games Workshop title, Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide. Vermintide is a FPS, co-op action title coming to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and its set during the End Times of the Warhammer universe in the city of Ubersreik. Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare video shows Ascendance DLC early access weapon

    As you know, Xbox Season Pass holders now have early access to the Ascendance DLC Pack bonus weapons for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Now you can watch a trailer for the weapon. The OHM directed energy hybrid weapon can switch between an LMG and Shotgun “on the fly,” and it also includes the OHM-Werewolf […]

  • March PS Plus games include OlliOlli 2, Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty, more

    March PlayStation Plus titles have popped up on the PS Plus page. Noticed by NeoGAF user skynidas, the titles include: OlliOlli2 (PS4/VITA) Valiant Hearts: The Great War (PS4) Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty (PS4) Counterspy (PS4/PS3) Papo & Yo (PS3) Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishment (PS3) A notice has also been posted on the EU PS […]

  • Sci-fi horror game Caffeine will release on Xbox One, PS4 alongside PC – new trailer

    Caffeine creator Dylan Browne has announced the Unreal Engine 4 game will be released on Xbox One. The game will be published through Microsoft’s Indie Program. As previously announced, it is also coming to PC and and now PlayStation 4. Caffeine is a sci-fi horror game which stars a young boy who has been abandoned […]

  • Xbox 360 Preview program invites going out this month

    Much like the Xbox One Preview program, starting early this month, invites for the Xbox 360 Preview program will start rolling out. Select invitees will be able to join program directly from their Xbox 360. A special Xbox Live message will be sent, directing users to head over to their Settings page. Further instructions are […]

  • Tron: Legacy director in negotiations for Gran Turismo film

    Tron: Legacy director Joseph Kosinski is said to be in early negotiations to direct the Gran Turismo film. This is according to the Hollywood Reporter, which states Michael De Luca is still slated as one of the producers alongside Matt Milam, Dana Brunetti, Josh Bratman, DeVon Franklin and Elizabeth Cantillon. Plot details are still unknown […]

  • Fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation is available for download

    The Trigger, which is is the fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation, is available to download from today. In it, players will “compete against the clock” across three new maps in Survivor Mode. Set before the events of the main game, players step into the shoes of Sevastopol Station’s Ricardo who will do what he […]

  • HBO Go app now available on PlayStation 4

    Sony has announced the HBO Go app will be made available for download later today for PlayStation 4. The app works just like the PS version. Now you can watch True Detective, Game of Thrones, Veep and more through your console. Information on installation is available through the PS Blog.

  • Skyrim mods no longer restricted to 100MB in size

    Bethesda has announced a beta for Creation Kit update 1.9.33, lifts the 100MB size restriction for Skyrim mod makers. The beta is for both Skyrim’s PC launcher and the Creation Kit which will allow for unlimited file sizes. Here are the notes: Creation Kit 1.9.33 Update Creation Kit now supports unlimited file sizes for mods […]

  • Mad Max release date set for September, PS3 and Xbox 360 versions canned

    Mad Max from Just Cause developer Avalanche Studios has been given a September release date, along with the new of a last-gen cancellation. The axing of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions were announced via Game Informer. Mad Max is the magazine’s featured game for the April issue. Avalanche, according GI, nixed development on […]

  • MGS 5: The Phantom Pain out in September, Kojima “closing the loop” on saga

    Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will be released in September, according to an IGN Italy video, which also features Hideo Kojima discussing “With Metal Gear Solid 5, I’m finally “closing the loop” on the Metal Gear saga. The video has since been removed, but an image cap of the date is posted above. […]

  • Forza Horizon 2 Rockstar Energy Car Pack now available

    The Rockstar Energy Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 for Xbox One is available now, alongside the free car for March. The free car is the Acura Integra Type-R, and the Rockstar pack included the following vehicles: 2014 Volkswagen Beetle GRC 2015 Subaru WRX STI 1996 BMW 850CSi 2015 Jaguar XFR-S 1970 Volkswagen #1107 Desert […]

  • 3DS firmware update kills web browser exploit

    Nintendo has issued a 3DS firmware update which fixes a web browser exploit that was being used to run pirated Game Boy Color ROMs since January as well as inject code within downloadable games. Another piece of code, per Eurogamer, changed the setting on the handheld to make it region-free. The exploit was only available […]

  • Unreal Tournament video shows updated textures on Outpost 23

    The latest footage from Epic’s new Unreal Tournament has surfaced, and it shows off the game’s first high-textured map which is called Outpost 23. As you can see from Zaccubus’ video, its the same are which Epic showed in the flythrough video from last year, only with updated textures and some new areas outside. The […]

  • Final add-on for Sunset Overdrive arrives in April

    The final add-on for Sunset Overdrive, Dawn of the Rise of the Fallen Machines, will be released in April. On April 1 to be exact. No, that’s not an April Fool’s joke from Insomniac Games either. Below, you can watch a fist-look at the new story, area, and traversal mechanic.

  • Heroes of the Storm playable at EGX Rezzed

    Heroes of the Storm will be playable at EGX Rezzed. This will be the first UK public hands-on with the online team brawler. Blizzard will also host giveaways and friendly tournaments at its stand. Tickets for all three days of Rezzed are still available, and you can purchase a pass through the official website. EGX […]

  • PES 2015 Data Pack 4 coming next week with Winter Transfers, new faces

    Data Pack 4 for Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 has been dated, and it updates the game with Winter Transfers, new player faces, and additional stadiums. The latest free update contains real-time player transfers made within the January window, and player ratings have also been updated. Additionally, a number of improved likenesses to key players will […]

  • Here’s the changelog for Dragon Age: Inquisition Patch 5

    Notes for upcoming Patch 5 for Dragon Age: Inquisition have been posted, noting improvements to gameplay and stability, and the new features outlined back in early February. Along with the new party storage system added to the Undercroft at Skyhold, players also have the ability to adjust the size of subtitles. Below you will find […]