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January 17
2013

New Nintendo Release Dates!

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WiiU_LegoCU_0117_02Well, Nintendo announced a bunch of new release dates for upcoming games, so you know what this means: More bitching from me about the lack of any information on Animal Crossing: New Leaf. Seriously, these dates go all the way into April, so I’m afraid that we may be waiting until the spring for it… or — God forbid — summer. Anyway, there are plenty of other games coming, and I’m very pleased to learn when I’ll be able to go undercover in LEGO City… I’ve got the full list right after the jump!

There are some big games in this list, including LEGO CITY: Undercover and Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for the Wii U. (Game & Wario, The Wonderful 101, Pikmin 3 and Wii Fit U are scheduled for the “first half of the year” so we’ll have to wait for more specific dates on those…) The 3DS is getting Fire Emblem Awakening, Brain Age: Concentration Training, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate and Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (finally!). Also, the handheld is getting its own LEGO City Undercover game, with the prequel The Chase Begins (which oddly comes out after the Wii U game).

Also, there are still a couple Wii and DS games scheduled, so those systems aren’t quite dead yet! (Though they’re very clearly on life support with people eying the plug anxiously…)

Wii U

2/26 Rayman Legends
3/18 LEGO City: Undercover
3/19 Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
3/19 The Croods: Prehistoric Party!
3/19 Need For Speed Most Wanted
3/26 The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct
March The Amazing Spider-Man Ultimate Edition

Nintendo eShop for Wii U

1/22 The Cave
2/7 Fist of the Northstar: Ken’s Rage 2
Q1 BIT.TRIP Presents… Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien
Q1 Puddle
Q1 Toki Tori 2
Q1 Zen Pinball 2

Wii

3/12 Kids Learn Pets and Vets Bundle
3/19 The Croods: Prehistoric Party!
Spring Pandora’s Tower

Nintendo 3DS

2/4 Fire Emblem Awakening
2/10 Brain Age: Concentration Training
2/12 Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 3D
2/26 Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan
3/5 Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate
3/5 Naruto Powerful Shippuden
3/19 Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
3/19 The Croods: Prehistoric Party!
3/24 Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon
3/24 Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity
4/16 Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers
4/21 LEGO CIty Undercover: The Chase Begins

Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS

1/17 Disney/Pixar Finding Nemo: Escape to the Big Blue
1/17 Deer Drive Legends
1/17 Tokyo Crash Mobs
1/17 Fire Emblem Awakening Demo
1/24 Brain Age: Concentration Training Demo
1/24 Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Shadow Wars
1/31 Bloody Vampire
1/31 Witch’s Cat
3/19 Jewel Master: Cradle of Egypt 2
Q1 Coaster Creator 3D
Q1 Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D
Q1 Ikachan
Q1 Guxt
Q1 ATV Wild Ride 3D
Q1 Nano Assault EX
Q1 Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell 3D

Nintendo DS

2/26 Kids Learn Animals Bundle
2/26 Kids Learn Math and Spelling Bundle
3/19 The Croods: Prehistoric Party!
3/26 Kids Learn Pets and Horse Bundle

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About Chris Eades

(Writer) I love Animal Crossing, music games (even though I can't sing or play instruments) and adventure games. And the occasional 40+ hr JRPG when I can find the time! I live in Brooklyn, NY with my husband and our hamster, Ch'p.

2 Responses

  1. avatar Mikey says:

    Oh man, my son wants a Wii U so badly to be able to play LEGO City: Undercover. 3/18 is not long after his birthday. Hmm, I need to find a spare $500.

  2. avatar LeBaron says:

    OH MAN, Luigi’s Mansion AND Pokemon Mystery Dungeon.
    And 11 days after my birthday! That’s gonna be pretty dang awesome.

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