Wii U

A List Of Wii U Launch Games (Nintendo Will Publish Ninja Gaiden 3?!)


Did you know Nintendo are publishing Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge in North America? You do now, thanks to Nintendo of America’s partial list of Wii U games that are expected in the near future from various publishers. Most of these will be released at Wii U launch during the holidays, or sometime during the system’s launch window.


The list also gives us the names of the first five downloadable games on the Wii U, including Trine 2, which was shown earlier today. Take a look at the list below:




2K Sports:

NBA 2K13 – Holiday


D3 Publisher:

Ben 10: Omniverse – Holiday

Family Party: 30 Great Games (working title) – Holiday

Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game – Holiday


Electronic Arts:

Mass Effect 3 – Holiday


Maximum Games:

Jet Tailfin – Holiday


Namco Bandai:

Tank! Tank! Tank! – Holiday

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 – Holiday



Lego City Undercover – Holiday

New Super Mario Bros. U – Holiday

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge – Holiday

Nintendo Land – Holiday

SiNG (working title) – Holiday

Wii U Panorama View (working title) – Holiday

Project P-100 (working title) – Launch Window

Game & Wario (working title) – Launch Window

Pikmin 3 – Launch Window

Wii Fit U – Launch Window



Aliens: Colonial Marines – TBA

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed – Holiday



Darksiders II – Holiday



Assassin’s Creed III – Holiday

Just Dance 4 – Holiday

Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth – Holiday

Rabbids Land – Holiday

Sports Connection – Holiday

Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013 – Holiday

ZombiU – Holiday

Rayman Legends – TBA


Warner Bros.:

Scribblenauts Unlimited – Holiday

Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition – Holiday




Chasing Aurora (Broken Rules) – Holiday

Trine 2: Director’s Cut (Frozenbyte) – Holiday

Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien (Gaijin Games) – Holiday

Aban Hawkins & the 1,001 Spikes (Nicalis) – Holiday

Cloudberry Kingdom (Pwnee Studios) – Holiday

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.