Wii U: all EU, US and Japanese launch games confirmed

Thursday, 13 September 2012 15:43 GMT By Patrick Garratt

Nintendo has confirmed EU Wii U launch titles, as well as detailing those that will be available in the “launch window,” ending March 2013.

Games will cost $59.99 in the US, according to Nintendo.

All EU launch games:

The US line-up is as follows. It wasn’t specified which of the games would launch alongside the console and which would appear in the “launch window,” which ends March 31, 2013.

  • 505 Games -Funky Barn
  • 2K Sports– NBA 2K13
  • Activision – 007 Legends, Black Ops 2,Transformers Prime, WipeOut 3, Skylanders Giants, Cabela’s Dangerous Hunts 2013, Rapala Pro Bass Fishing
  • Capcom -Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
  • D3Publisher – Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game, Ben 10: Omniverse, Family Party: 30 Great Games Obstacle Arcade
  • Disney Interactive – Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
  • EA – Mass Effect 3, Madden 13, FIFA 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 – Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Wii U Edition, TANK TANK TANK
  • Nintendo – Nintendo Land, New Super Mario Bros. U, NINJA GAIDEN 3: Razor’s Edge, SiNG PARTY, LEGO City: Undercover, Wii Fit U, Game & Wario, Pikmin 3, The Wonderful 101 from Platinum Games
  • SEGA– Aliens: Colonial Marines, Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed
  • Shin’en– Nano Assault Neo
  • Tecmo Koei– WARRIORS OROCHI 3 Hyper
  • THQ– Darksiders II, Wheel of Fortune, JEOPARDY!
  • Two Tribes– Toki Tori 2
  • Ubisoft – Assassin’s Creed III, Just Dance 4, Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth, Rabbids Land, Sports Connection, Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013, ZombiU, Rayman Legends
  • Warner Bros. – Scribblenauts Unlimited, Game Party Champions, Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition

Nintendo Japan also confirmed all its Wii U launch software today.

First-party launch period games:

  • New Super Mario Bros. U
  • NintendoLand
  • Game & Wario
  • Wii Fit U

Third-party launch period titles revealed for release in December:

  • Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge
  • Orochi 2: Hyper
  • Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Wii U Edition (with added Nintendo-themed costumes, including Mario, Luigi and Link outfits)
  • ZombiU
  • Assassin’s Creed III
  • Rayman Legends
  • Batman: Arkham City – Armored Edition
  • Mass Effect 3
  • FIFA 13
  • Monster Hunter 3G HD Version, also to be offered as part of a software bundle

And other, undated titles:

  • The Wonderful 101
  • Bayonetta 2 (a Wii U exclusive)
  • Dragon Quest X