Nintendo announces full Wii U launch lineup

New Super Mario Bros., ZombiU, and 21 more included.

Nintendo has announced its full Wii U launch lineup in North America. The console manufacturer will have ready 23 games from Nintendo and its third-party publishing partners, including New Super Mario Bros. U, ZombiU, and Call of Duty: Black Ops II.

“We’re making sure that Wii U owners will have great games to play from the moment they open the box, and that a steady stream of fun new games is always on the way,” said Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America’s president and COO. “We have something for everyone, from new franchises to creative new approaches to familiar favorites.”

Wii U will launch on November 18 – a white system bundle without a game for $299, and a black system bundle with Nintendo Land for $349.

The following titles will be available on launch day:


  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II
  • Skylanders Giants
  • Transformers Prime
  • Wipeout 3


  • Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two

Electronic Arts

  • FIFA Soccer 2013

Namco Bandai

  • Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Wii U Edition


  • New Super Mario Bros. U
  • Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge
  • Nintendo Land
  • Sing Party


  • Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

Tecmo Koei

  • Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper


  • Darksiders II


  • Assassin’s Creed III
  • ESPN Sports Connection
  • Rabbids Land
  • Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013
  • ZombiU

Warner Bros.

  • Scribblenauts Unlimited
  • Game Party Champions
  • Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition

These games will launch in November:

Broken Rules

  • Chasing Aurora

Pwnee Studios

  • Cloudberry Kingdom

Electronic Arts

  • Madden NFL 13


  • Mighty Switch Force HD


  • Trine 2: Director’s Cut

Namco Bandai

  • Tank! Tank! Tank!


  • Nano Asssault Neo

Tomorrow Corporation

  • Little Inferno

Two Tribes

  • Toki Tori 2

And these are the launch window titles:

505 Games

  • Funky Barn

2K Sports

  • NBA 2K13


  • 007 Legends
  • Cabela’s Dangerous Hunts 2013
  • Rapala Pro Bass Fishing

D3 Publisher

  • Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game
  • Ben 10 Omniverse
  • Family Part: 30 Great Games: Obstacle Arcade

Electronic Arts

  • Mass Effect 3


  • Game & Wario
  • LEGO City: Undercover
  • Pikmin 3
  • Wii Fit U
  • The Wonderful 101


  • Aliens: Colonial Marines


  • Jeopardy!
  • Wheel of Fortune


  • Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth
  • Rayman Legends

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