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Ubisoft to Release 6 Wii U Titles at Launch

Posted on November 15, 2012 AT 04:48pm

They must be compensating for something…

Ubisoft has announced that 6 of their highly anticipated Wii U titles will be available on the system’s North America launch day, November 18th. Along with the much awaited Assassin’s Creed III and ZombiU, the line-up will also include ESPN Sports Connection, Just Dance® 4, Rabbids® Land, and Your Shape®: Fitness Evolved 2013. The same lineup will also be available on November 30th when the system launches in EMEA territories. Out of all the third party developers, Ubisoft currently represents 25% of the total launch games, more then any of the others. Ubisoft has also annouced that other titles like Marvel Avengers Battle for Earth and Rayman® Legends will also be released for the Wii U soon.

Assassin’’s Creed III: The third game in the popular series is already out on the PS3 and Xbox 360. It will be the first main series game in the franchise to be on a Nintendo home console. The game follows Conner, a half Native-American, an assassin working to fight for the liberty of his country in the American Revolutionary war.
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ZombiU: A highly anticipated survival-horror game set in London circa 2012, which takes full advantage of the GamePad and GamePad Pro (sold separately, $49.99). The game was first seen at this year’s E3 and was well-received by critics.
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ESPN Sports Connection: A light-heated game in which players can experience six popular sports, soccer, football, baseball, tennis, golf, and karting with their Miis. The game uses the GamePad’s touch pad to control things from a football blitz to a soccer curl shot. It is also compatible with Wii Motion Plus to mimic real sports gestures such as holding a bat or a go-kart steering wheel.
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Just Dance 4: The fourth game in the franchise, it has over 40 new tracks by today’s most popular artists such as Rihanna and One Direction, and older songs by artists like the B-52s and Stevie Wonder. The Wii U version features the version-exclusive Puppet Master Mode which allows the player to change the choreography by selecting dance moves in real time using the GamePad touch screen. There is also MC Mode which allows players to choose the next song, sing the lyrics displayed on the GamePad screen and use the screen to write dedications that appear live on the TV. Wii U-exclusive tracks include: “Ain’t No Other Man” by The Girly Team, “Want U Back” by Cher Lloyd ft. Astro and “Domino” by Jessie J.
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Rabbids Land: Everyone’s favorite criminally insane rabbits are back and ready to wreak havoc all over the Wii U. In their latest excursion, the little terrors have taken over an amusement park which features 20 attractions and uses the GamePad for all sorts of interesting interactions. The party game is playable by up to four players.
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Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2013: The follow-up to last year’s vastly popular fitness game, it features over 125 unique workouts, and 215 unique exercise moves. It is truly a fitness game unlike any other.
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