These Games Are Headed To Nintendo 3DS And Wii U In The Near Future

By Ishaan . January 17, 2013 . 9:30am

Nintendo of America have put out a list of games headed to the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U—and the Nintendo eShop for both platforms—in the first half of this year. While the Wii U list appears to be a little lacking, the 3DS release slate is rather impressive. Take a look at them below. (Note that the list isn’t all-encompassing)


Wii U:


Rayman Legends – February 26th

LEGO City: Undercover – March 18th

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate – March 19th

Need for Speed: Most Wanted – March 19th

The Croods: Prehistoric Party! – March 19th

The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct – March 26th

The Amazing Spider-Man Ultimate Edition – March

Aliens: Colonial Marines – Q1 2013

Game & Wario – H1 2013

The Wonderful 101 – H1 2013

Pikmin 3 – H1 2013

Wii Fit U – H1 2013


Wii U eShop: (includes retail games released on eShop)


The Cave – January 22nd

Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2 – February 7th

Puddle – Q1

Zen Pinball 2 – Q1

Toki Tori 2 – Q1

BIT.TRIP Presents… Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien – Q1


Nintendo 3DS:


Fire Emblem: Awakening – February 4th

Brain Age: Concentration Training – February 10th

Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 3D – February 12th

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed – February 12th

Monster High Skultimate Roller Maze – March 13th

Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan – February 26th

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate – March 5th

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate – March 19th

The Croods: Prehistoric Party! – March 19

Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon – March 24th

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity – March 24th

LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins – April 21st


Nintendo 3DS eShop: (includes retail games released on eShop)


Bloody Vampire – January 31st

Witch’s Cat – January 31st

Disney/Pixar Finding Nemo: Escape to the Big Blue – January 17

Deer Drive Legends – January 17

Tokyo Crash Mobs – January 17th

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars – January 24th

Jewel Master: Cradle of Egypt 2 – March 19th

Ikachan – Q1

Guxt – Q1

ATV Wild Ride 3D – Q1

Nano Assault EX – Q1

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell 3D – Q1

Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D – Q1


  • I think you wrote “2012” in many places you should’ve written “2013”…

    • ….

      Fixed. Thanks!

      • which game is the thumbnail pic of?

        • KingGunblader

          Lego City Undercover

          • Doesn’t look like it to me… I mean the one on the main page of Siliconera, not the banner pic above.

          • That’s from Wonderful 101.

          • Thanks!

          • No problem!

      • s07195

        Really though? It’s already 18 days into January! You still haven’t gotten used to it? Wow, some people are SLOW. XD

  • Curan_Altea

    Well the Wii U is getting Wonderful 101 and Monster Hunter at least.

    • Don’t forget Rayman Legends.

      • Curan_Altea

        It looks beautiful and was fun (demo), but I don’t play many platformers. I suck at them anyway.

      • idrawrobots

        And LEGO City

  • キロ

    What does “H1” mean? ^^; First half?

    • Yup.

      • キロ

        Ah, okay! Thank you. ^^

  • malek86

    *sees screenshot above* time to play the Ride of the Valkyries!

    … ok sorry, nobody will get it unless they played Sim Copter.

    • Apocalypse Now….

      • malek86

        Ah, that too. But Apocalypse Now wasn’t above a city. I guess it was a reference in Sim Copter when you used the military copter to burn down everything, but the game actually gave you the same music even when using other standard copters. Didn’t really fit well.

  • What a terrible time to possibly get laid off. =

  • Looks like a pretty decent lineup to me, good-o.

  • J_Joestar

    January may have been fairly lackluster, but Feb and March look to be wallet breaking

  • ffboi7

    Wheres the US release of Animal Crossing 3DS NINTENDO!

    • lordroto

      When they near the end of localization they will announce it so chill out holy shit, bitching isn’t gonna make it come faster.

      • ffboi7

        Lol dood you should chill out too. Only saying since it was announced back in 2010 and with a title like this the wait is getting a bit ridiculous considering Nintendo is usually good at worldwide releases with their games excluding Pokemon

  • Shadowman

    Where is HarmoKnights?

  • Spirit Macardi

    Seems most of everything awesome is coming at the end of February through the full extent of March. Not counting the games that only give non-definite release periods.

    Still, what’s coming looks awesome and it’s great to see some more high-quality titles showing up soon for Wii U.

  • Pretty decent now seeing that list. Definite buys for me are The Wonderful 101, MH3U, Rayman Legends, Pikmin 3, Fire Emblem, Etrian Odyssey IV…. AND Soul Hackers.

    Honestly just those games alone could fill the rest of 2013 for me along with my backlog. That is if I commit to it >.>

  • Can’t wait for MH3U. Where is Animal Crossing though? :'(

    • lordroto

      I imagine we’ll see an announcement when localization is getting close to satisfied, if you want it an incomplete buggy mess then I guess we should have it now right?

  • Anime10121

    The Wonderful 101, the reason I bought a Wii U (and the game that will be my first Wii U title) delayed :(

    It was supposed to be a launch window title, meaning be out by March, and now it could come as late as June. Oh well, I guess its good to space out these releases anyway because March ESPECIALLY is going to MURDER my wallet!

    Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk
    Atelier: Artworks of Arland Artbook
    Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3
    South Park: The Stick of Truth
    Tomb Raider

    My wallet will end up like this loaf of bread

  • Elvick

    Rayman Legends, Pikmin 3 and Wonderful 101 are the only games on Wii U that interest me at the moment. Well, Bayonetta 2, but that’s not on the list [duh].

    Announce Pokemon Snap 2 on Wii U and I’ll buy this console in a second. :D But I’ll settle for 3DS…

    Preordered Fire Emblem for the artbook, will pick up Luigi’s Mansion and Pokemon Mystery Dungeon at some point. Depends on how much I’ll be spending then. I know I’m already buying four other games (Tomb Raider, Atelier Ayesha, Neptunia V CE, and Dead or Alive 5+).

    Why do they have to be on the same day? And in such a busy month? I really want Pokemon. ):

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