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Thread: Nintendo Direct 5/17/13 Recap
05-17-2013, 12:21 PM #1
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Nintendo Direct 5/17/13 Recap
Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games: 2:00 The game includes a variety of events from the Winter Games, which will make its Olympic debut in Sochi, Russia. Different events might use the Wii Remote Plus controller, Wii U GamePad controller or both. Launch details and timing will be announced at a later date.
Sonic Lost Worlds: 4:15 The next game in SEGA’s Sonic the Hedgehog series will be exclusive to Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, with Nintendo President Satoru Iwata announcing details of a worldwide partnership with SEGA during a new Nintendo Direct video announcement today. Sonic Lost World is a new action-adventure platforming game, and more information about it will be announced before the E3 2013 video game trade show begins on 11th June.
GAME & WARIO: 11:45 The game launches in stores and in the Nintendo eShop June 23 for $39.99, and includes a number of games from WarioWare, Inc., that use the GamePad in different ways.
Resident Evil Revelations: 14:30 Capcom’s horror-survival game is launching in stores and in the Nintendo eShop on May 21. The game originally released for Nintendo 3DS, and the Wii U version offers players updated HD graphics, GamePad controls and new game content. Players can use the GamePad to view the map and change items using the touch screen without pausing their progress. There is a demo version currently available in the Nintendo eShop.
New Super Luigi U: 16:20 The Year of Luigi-themed downloadable content for New Super Mario Bros. U offers players 82 updated courses. But it also includes a new playable character in multiplayer mode: Nabbit. New Super Luigi U will be released as downloadable content for New Super Mario Bros. U in the Nintendo eShop on June 20 for $19.99. Nintendo is also offering a standalone packaged version of New Super Luigi U on August 25 for $29.99.
The Wonderful 101: 19:45 The action adventure from Platinum Games launches September 15. Additional details will be announced after E3.
Pikmin 3: 20:10 Pikmin 3 launches August 4 with new playable characters Alph, Brittany and Charlie who recruit the Pikmin creatures to help them gather fruit so that they can return with the seeds to save their home, Planet Koppai. Players can divide activities among the different characters, and explore separate areas in the same map with different groups of Pikmin. Players can choose from a variety of ways to play the game which include GamePad with or without TV and WiiMote plus and nunchuck with or without GamePad.