Wii U Launch Line Up Set

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  1. Guild McCommunist
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    The final launch line-up for the American Wii U launch has been set in stone, according to Nintendo of America president and body-readier Reggie Fils-Aime.

    The launch (the list below) contains a variety of twenty-three titles from Nintendo and numerous third parties alike. Take a gander yourself and tell us what you "U" plan on buying!

    • Assassin's Creed III
    • Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition
    • Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
    • Darksiders II
    • Disney Epic Mickey 2: 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-Starts Racing Transformed
    • Tekken Tag Tournament 2
    • Transformers Prime
    • Warrior's Orochi 3 Hyper
    • Wipeout 3
    • Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2013
    • ZombiU



    :arrow: Source
     
  2. soulx

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    Not bad although I won't be buying a Wii U at launch.
     
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  3. TwinRetro

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    That's...actually a pretty solid lineup. Seems Nintendo learned from the less than stellar 3DS launch.
     
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    Kinda feels like the Vita launch to me. It was pretty solid games wise but suffered/was criticized a lot for having a lot of ports.

    Also no Rayman Legends on the list is a bit surprising.

    Personally nothing is jumping out at me. Most of the stuff I'll be buying on my Xbox 360.

    EDIT: If anyone wants here's a list with "launch window" games as well.
     
  5. TwinRetro

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    Well, for what it is, and when it's being released, it makes a lot of sense for a lot of ports. Some may disagree, but without ports there would be millions of people screaming "ERMAHGERD! I'm done with NSMB-U, now why Can't I play BLOPS on this damn thing! Kiddie console! Casual! Blah blah blargh!"
     
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    Although really a lot of ports will just shift the opinion of "it's a kiddy console!" to "it's a Portendo!" It's kinda why I'm really uninterested, some of this content is upwards of a year old and I can already play it on my current game machine. Exclusives wise for "hardcore gamers" there's like NSMBU and ZombiU. Bleh.
     
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    I think it would be a lot harder to shake the stigma of being a Kiddie console than being a Portendo. You release a buttload of ports at launch, after a while, instead of ports, you have parallel releases with 360 and PS3, along with a good number of exclusive titles. Well, at least that's how they would do it if they were smart.
     
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    This isn't a horrendous line up, but it isn't very compelling either. If I end up taking the plunge on the console, it won't be at launch.
     
  9. weavile001

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    i cant see a bad game, excluding wipeout 3,just dance 4 and sing party
     
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    What happened to The Wonderful 101?
     
  11. mysticwaterfall

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    Right behind you
    Assassin’s Creed III
    Batman: Arkham City -- Armored Edition
    New Super Mario Bros. U

    Eshop stuff (I think I read somewhere these would be at launch, I could be wrong though)

    Bit.Trip Presents: Runner 2 Future Legend of Rhythm Alien
    Toki Tori 2
    Nano Assualt Neo

    Looking good for me:)

    EDIT: Seems like Runner 2 isn't coming out until January.
     
  12. KingVamp

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    I thought soulx would be the one making this thread. :unsure:

    • Assassin's Creed III (Looks good)
    • Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition (It does include the dlc as well)
    • Darksiders II (Be my starting point of this series.)
    • Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two (Liked the first one)
    • New Super Mario Bros. U (Looks good)
    • Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge (...err :unsure:)
    • Scribblenauts Unlimited (...$60?)
    • Sonic & All-Starts Racing Transformed (Maybe 3ds, really)
    • Tekken Tag Tournament 2 ( or wait and see if Tekken VS comes on it.)
    • Warrior's Orochi 3 Hyper (3DS game made me a fan. I wish they bring the other 3ds games over, but this will highly do.)
    • ZombiU (Watching, not really high in the list)


    Got my attention,but idk which game I would buy first.
     
  13. emigre

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    Isn't Ninja Gaiden 3 meant to be not a complete fuck up like the other version?
     
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  14. Eerpow

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    Nintendo is publishing it apparently ... I don't know, the devs are positive that they've fixed what went wrong at least.
    IIRC better AI, new enemies/areas, faster and more strategic gameplay, more gore, better replay value... Well that's what we've heard.
     
  15. jalaneme

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    i'm glad Scribblenauts Unlimited is a launch title, that may give me the incentive to buy a wii u, not sure yet.
     
  16. Wizerzak

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    Looks good for me! :) Not even including the 'launch window' games.

    Well, not like I'll be able to afford them all at launch anyway, 7 games will last me a while. :P
     
  17. shakirmoledina

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    love the lineup. good games and great start for a console. just hope the price is good for most ppl bcz thats the selling point these days
     
  18. andy26129

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    • Assassin's Creed III - Wait for a used copy on Amazon under $30
    • Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition - Same as above
    • Call of Duty: Black Ops 2- NOOOO
    • Darksiders II - No
    • Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two - Maybe $15 down
    • ESPN Sports Connection - Never
    • FIFA Soccer 13 - Rather for Ps3
    • Game Party Champions - No thanks
    • Just Dance 4 - My sister first day purchase
    • New Super Mario Bros. U - Helllll yaaaaa
    • Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge - Naaa
    • Nintendo Land - wait till drops on amazon 40 under
    • Rabbids Land- no
    • Scribblenauts Unlimited - wait untill it drops 40 under
    • Sing Party- na
    • Skylanders: Giants - na
    • Sonic & All-Starts Racing Transformed - $25 under
    • Tekken Tag Tournament 2 - $30 under
    • Transformers Prime - naw
    • Warrior's Orochi 3 Hyper - naw
    • Wipeout 3 - rather see the show
    • Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2013- no thank u
    • ZombiU - looks good for fans but not me
    New Super Mario Bros U all the way
     
  19. Covarr

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    After the Wii and GameCube both missed having a proper Mario game at launch, this is a definite step in the right direction, especially if NSMBU actually brings something significantly new to the series (after three NSMB games in a row that all pretty much went only slightly up from the original Super Mario Bros., they need some innovation).
     
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    Meh.
















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