Nintendo is unleashing the largest launch-day video game lineup in its history for its new Wii U

Nintendo is unleashing the largest launch-day video game lineup in its history for its new Wii U home console. When Wii U launches in the UK on 30th November 2012, 23 games from Nintendo and its third-party publishing partners will be ready to play as well.

These include Nintendo-published games like Nintendo Land, New Super Mario Bros. U, Sing Party and  Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge, as well as third-party powerhouses like ZombiU from Ubisoft, Call of Duty: Black Ops II from Activision Publishing, Inc., Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two from Disney Interactive, EA Sports FIFA Soccer 13 from Electronic Arts and  Scribblenauts Unlimited from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

The high-definition Wii U system is available in two versions and each comes with a touch-screen Wii U GamePad controller. The basic White pack comes with the machine, a GamePad, AC adaptors and an 8GB hard drive. The Premium Black edition features all that plus a Wii Sensor Bar, a copy of the launch game Nintendo Land and a subscription to the Nintendo Premium Network, which gives points to players for downloading games, and provides a 10% discount on digital titles.

Wii U owners who connect their systems to the Internet also unlock a vast array of features to enhance their gaming, social and entertainment experiences. This includes features such as Nintendo eShop, which allows users to buy and download games directly to their systems, and Miiverse, an online gaming community that lets players interact in new ways and share playing tips. Wii U owners will also have access to Nintendo TVii, which lets users access multiple sources of entertainment through a convenient GamePad interface.

Below is a list of upcoming Wii U games for launch day and beyond.

505 Games
Funky Barn – Launch Window*

2K Sports
NBA 2K13 – Launch Window

Activision Publishing, Inc.
Call of Duty: Black Ops II Nov. 18
Skylanders Giants – Nov. 18
Wipeout 3 – Nov. 18
007 Legends – Launch Window
Cabela’s Dangerous Hunts 2013 – Launch Window
Rapala Pro Bass Fishing – Launch Window

Broken Rules
Chasing Aurora – November

Pwnee Studios
Cloudberry Kingdom November

Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game – Launch Window
Ben 10 Omniverse – Launch Window
Family Party: 30 Great Games Obstacle Arcade – Launch Window

Disney Interactive
Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two – Nov. 18

Electronic Arts
EA SPORTS FIFA Soccer 13 – Nov. 18
Madden NFL 13 November
Mass Effect 3 Launch Window

Trine 2: Director’s Cut – November

Gaijin Games
Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien – January

Mighty Switch Force HD – November

NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.
TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT 2 Wii U Edition – Nov. 18
TANK! TANK! TANK! – November

New Super Mario Bros. U – Nov. 18
NINJA GAIDEN 3: Razor’s Edge – Nov. 18
Nintendo Land – Nov. 18
SiNG PARTY – Nov. 18
Game & Wario – Launch Window
LEGO City: Undercover – Launch Window
Pikmin 3 – Launch Window
Wii Fit U – Launch Window
The Wonderful 101 – Launch Window

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed – Nov. 18
Aliens: Colonial Marines – Launch Window

Nano Assault Neo – November

Tecmo Koei America Corporation
WARRIORS OROCHI 3 Hyper – Nov. 18

Darksiders II – Nov. 18
JEOPARDY! – Launch Window
Wheel of Fortune – Launch Window

Tomorrow Corporation
Little Inferno – November

Two Tribes
Toki Tori 2 – November

Assassin’s Creed III – Nov. 18
ESPN Sports Connection – Nov. 18
Just Dance 4 – Nov. 18
Rabbids Land – Nov. 18
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013 – Nov. 18
ZombiU – Nov. 18
Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth –  Launch Window
Rayman Legends – Launch Window

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Scribblenauts Unlimited – Nov. 18
Game Party Champions – Nov. 18
Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition – Nov. 18

Launch window is defined as the period beginning Nov. 30, 2012, and ending March 31, 2013.

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