Okay, so Nintendo announced some concrete details today about their latest console – the WiiU and we know you’re hungry for some juicy details so here it is! The facts!
November 17th in the US
November 30th in Europe
December 8th in Japan
Two models of the WiiU will be released on launch – an unusual move on Nintendo’s part and not one which follows their normal console-release structure:
Basic Model: White WiiU with a White Gamepad – Comes with 8GB of Flash Memory
Premium Model: Black WiiU with a Black Gamepad, comes with 32GB of Flash Memory and a two year subscription to the Nintendo Network Premium, also comes with NintendoLand built in.
Both models will come with the usual items such as HDMI cables, power cables, Gamepads and AC adapters for the Gamepads.
$299 for the Basic
$349 for the Premium
UK Prices to be determined by retailers (as is Nintendos tradition)
Confirmed Launch Titles
Mass Effect 3: Special Edition
Nano Assault Nano
New Super Mario Bros U
Trine 2: Director’s Cut
Toki Tori 2
Non-confirmed launch window titles.
Aliens: Colonial Marines
Assassin’s Creed III
Batman: Arkham City- Armored Edition
Disney’s Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
Game and Wario
Game Party: Champions
Just Dance 4
LEGO City; Undercover
Madden NFL 13
Marvel Avengers: Battle for the Earth
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge
Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game
Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien
Sonic and All Stars Racing Transformed
Tank! Tank! Tank!
Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Wii U Edition
Warrior’s Orochi 3: Hyper
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013
Activision also announced some surprises for the WiiU including Skylanders Giants, Wipeout 3, Transformers Prime: The Game, 007 Legends and Call of Duty: Black Ops 2