Nintendo confirms release dates for Luigi’s Mansion, Brain Age, and other titles

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It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything from Nintendo about their new lineup of games coming to Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. And while we had a general idea of when we would get to play these hot new titles for ourselves, the company finally put an end to the speculation by solidifying a few dates for us. Finally, I can plan my gaming budget accordingly!

A few notables for Wii U are LEGO City: Undercover, building a release date of March 18, and Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate slashing store shelves on March 19.  Other titles like Game & Wario, Pikmin 3, Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien, and Wii Fit U are all confirmed to launch in the first quarter.

On the Nintendo 3DS side, games like Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon will spook fans of the original with its March 24 release, while Brain Age: Concentration Training will stimulate your mind in just a few weeks on February 10. Basically, it looks like I’ll be broke by spring.

For a full list of release dates for upcoming games, continue reading below the break.

Wii U
Publisher Title Available
Activision The Amazing Spider-Man Ultimate Edition March
The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct March 26
Capcom Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate March 19
D3Publisher The Croods: Prehistoric Party! March 19
Electronic Arts Need For Speed Most Wanted March 19
Nintendo LEGO® City: Undercover March 18
SEGA Aliens: Colonial Marines Q1
Ubisoft Rayman® Legends Feb. 26
Nintendo eShop for Wii U
Gaijin Games BIT.TRIP Presents… Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien Q1
Neko Puddle Q1
SEGA The Cave Jan. 22
TECMO KOEI AMERICA Corp. Fist of the North Star®: Ken’s Rage 2 Feb. 7
Two Tribes Toki Tori 2 Q1
Zen Studios Zen Pinball 2 Q1
D3Publisher The Croods: Prehistoric Party! March 19
Talking Stick Games Kids Learn Pets and Vets Bundle March 12
XSEED Games Pandora’s Tower Spring
Nintendo 3DS
ATLUS (Index Digital Media, Inc.) Etrian OdysseyIV: Legends of the Titan Feb. 26
Shin Megami Tensei®: Devil Summoner®: Soul Hackers April 16
Capcom Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate March 19
D3Publisher The Croods: Prehistoric Party! March 19
Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate March 5
Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 3D Feb. 12
Little Orbit Monster High Skultimate Roller Maze March 13
NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. NARUTO® Powerful Shippuden March 5
Nintendo Brain Age: Concentration Training Feb. 10
Fire Emblem Awakening Feb. 4
LEGO® City Undercover: The Chase Begins April 21
Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon March 24
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity March 24
SEGA Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Feb. 12
Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS
Agetec, Inc. Bloody Vampire Jan. 31
Witch’s Cat Jan. 31
Big John Games Coaster Creator 3D Q1
Capcom Resident Evil®: The Mercenaries 3D Q1
Disney Interactive Disney/Pixar Finding Nemo: Escape to the Big Blue Jan. 17
Maximum Games Deer Drive Legends Jan. 17
Nicalis Ikachan Q1
Guxt Q1
Nintendo Tokyo Crash Mobs™ Jan. 17
Fire Emblem Awakening DEMO Jan. 17
Brain Age: Concentration Training DEMO Jan. 24
Renegade Kid ATV Wild Ride 3D Q1
Rising Star Games Jewel Master: Cradle of Egypt 2 March 19
Shin’en Nano Assault EX Q1
Ubisoft Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon® Shadow Wars Jan. 24
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell® 3D Q1
Nintendo DS
D3Publisher The Croods: Prehistoric Party! March 19
Talking Stick Games Kids Learn Animals Bundle Feb. 26
Kids Learn Math and Spelling Bundle Feb. 26
Kids Learn Pets and Horse Bundle March 26


Source: Nintendo of America

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