Nintendo touts 2013 offerings

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Gamers told to expect big things for 3DS and Wii U; Luigi's Mansion 2 given release date

Nintendo has touted its key releases for the next few months on its vanguard devices, the Wii U and 3DS.

Fans have been told to expect titles such as LEGO City: Undercover for the Wii U on March 18th, which will see gamers take on the role of a detective in a massive, open-world LEGO city.

Additionally, 3DS owners can look forward to Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon on March 24th, which represents the sequel to the critically-acclaimed GameCube title, which sees Mario's famed sidekick taking on ghosts and ghouls.

"During the holidays we saw new players respond positively to new game-play experiences using the Wii U GamePad controller and the true 3D of Nintendo 3DS," said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America's executive vice president of Sales & Marketing.

"With such a diverse line-up of games on the horizon, people will experience a variety of ways to play, whether they're using the GamePad to scan for criminals or seeing ghosts in 3D on the Nintendo 3DS screen."

Release schedule follows:

Wii U

  • The Cave - Jan. 22
  • Rayman Legends - Feb. 26
  • LEGO City: Undercover - March 18
  • Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate - March 19
  • The Croods: Prehistoric Party! - March 19
  • Need For Speed Most Wanted - March 19
  • The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct- March 26
  • The Amazing Spider-Man Ultimate Edition- March
  • Aliens: Colonial Marines - Q1

Nintendo 3DS

  • Fire Emblem Awakening - Feb. 4
  • Brain Age: Concentration Training - Feb. 10
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 3D - Feb. 12
  • Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed - Feb. 12
  • Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan - Feb. 26
  • Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate - March 5
  • NARUTO Powerful Shippuden - March 5
  • Monster High™ Skultimate Roller Maze - March 13
  • Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate - March 19
  • The Croods: Prehistoric Party! - March 19
  • Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon- March 24
  • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity- March 24
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers - April 16

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