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[News] Get Excited and Apathetic for the Wii U’s Launch Window Lineup


[News] Get Excited and Apathetic for the Wii U’s Launch Window Lineup


While I am one of the few people I know that is just a bit excited for the Wii U, it appears as if the games that are being released on launch day as well as the few months following are doing their best to keep my optimism at bay. Sprinkled amongst the mass of the usual, mediocre day 1 games are a few gems that embody what Nintendo’s upcoming next-gen console is all about. Hit the jump for the full list of games and decide for yourself whether or not  you’ll be picking up a copy of JEOPARDY!

Launch Day

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II
  • Skylanders Giants
  • Wipeout 3
  • Chasing Aurora
  • Cloudberry Kingdom
  • Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
  • EA SPORTS FIFA Soccer 13
  • Madden NFL 13
  • Trine 2: Director’s Cut
  • Mighty Switch Force HD
  • Tekken Tag Tournament 2
  • New Super Mario Bros. U
  • Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge
  • Nintendo Land
  • Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed
  • Nano Assault Neo
  • Darksiders II
  • Little Inferno 
  • Toki Tori 2
  • Assassin’s Creed III
  • ESPN Sports Connection
  • Just Dance 4
  • Rabbids Land 
  • Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013
  • ZombiU
  • Scibblenauts Unlimited
  • Game Party Champions
  • Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition

Launch Window:

  • Funky Barn
  • NBA 2K13
  • 007 Legends
  • Cabela’s Dangerous Hunts 2013
  • Rapala Pro Bass Fishing 
  • Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game
  • Ben 10 Omniverse
  • Family Party: 30 Great Games Obstacle Arcade
  • Mass Effect 3
  • Game & Wario
  • LEGO City: Undercover 
  • Pikmin 3
  • Wii Fit U
  • The Wonderful 101
  • Aliens: Colonial Marines
  • Wheel of Fortune
  • Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth
  • Rayman Legends
  • Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien

The launch window for the Wii U titles is between November 18th -the launch day- and March 31, 2013, so expect to see these titles peppered throughout your holiday season. I’m personally stoked for Platinum Games’ beautifully crazy The Wonderful 101, as well as ZombiU and Pikmin 3. What are the games you want to get your hands on the most?

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