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Nintendo Lists the Wii U’s 23 Launch Games, Additional Launch Window Titles

Posted on September 26, 2012 AT 12:23pm

Looking to pick up a Wii U on launch day? If so, here are the twenty-three games that you’ll have to look forward to potentially picking up along with your system—as well as the titles that’ll then be coming soon after.

First, the day one launch games:

  • Assassin’s Creed III
  • Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II
  • Darksiders II
  • Disney Epic Mickey: The Power of Two
  • ESPN Sports Connection
  • FIFA Soccer 13
  • Game Party Champions
  • Just Dance 4
  • New Super Mario Bros. U
  • Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge
  • Nintendo Land
  • Rabbids Land
  • Scribblenauts Unlimited
  • Sing Party
  • Skylanders Giants
  • Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed
  • Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Wii U Edition
  • Transformers Prime
  • Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper
  • Wipeout 3
  • Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013
  • ZombiU


And next, the Wii U’s launch window games. These are games that will be released at some point between November 18th, 2012, and March 31st, 2013.

  • 007 Legends
  • Aliens: Colonial Marines
  • Ben 10 Omniverse
  • Cabela’s Dangerous Hunts 2013
  • Chasing Aurora
  • Cloudberry Kingdom
  • Family Party: 30 Great Games: Obstacle Arcade
  • Funky Barn
  • Game & Wario
  • LEGO City: Undercover
  • Little Inferno
  • Madden NFL 13
  • Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth
  • Mass Effect 3 Special Edition
  • Mighty Switch Force HD
  • Nano Assault Neo
  • NBA 2K13
  • Pikmin 3
  • Rapala Pro Bass Fishing
  • Rayman Legends
  • Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game
  • Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien
  • The Wonderful 101
  • Toki Tori 2
  • Trine 2: Director’s Cut
  • Wheel of Fortune
  • Wii Fit U
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