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Satoru Iwata Tweets That Wii U Direct Will Be "A Bit Different"

NL: ''Earlier today we brought you the news that Satoru Iwata is hosting a global Nintendo Direct Broadcast — Wii U Direct — tomorrow at 2PM GMT / 9AM EST. The press release and a subsequent tweet stated that new software and services for the home console would be on the agenda.'' (Dev, Industry, Nintendo, Wii U)

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Nevers0ft  +   1042d ago
ok Iwata... My body and wallet are ready!

Hopefully it is something totally new and not something that has been leaked already. I'm probably chasing rainbows but I'm crossing my fingers for something completely out of left-field.

... I guess I'll know in about 40mins.
juaburg  +   1042d ago
Mii 2 man! I hope they GIVE me a sealed deal on why i should buy a Wii U right now! Even though i want one, hehe.
ElectricKaibutsu  +   1042d ago
Shoot, my expectations are way too high. Must... regain... negative... expectations. But what if it's Zelda? Ah, dammit.
Kingofwiiu  +   1042d ago
Don't worry man..... We'll get through this man.....

*crack addicts voice* I'm cold...........
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grailly  +   1042d ago
I just want to be blown away, is that to much to ask?
grailly  +   1042d ago
My GAWD! I've been blown away!
ElectricKaibutsu  +   1042d ago
I am also totally blown away! HD Windwaker, yes please.
SmokexFFx  +   1042d ago
Could anyone tell me where to watch it please?

Edit: Nvm found it. For anyone else in the same boat, you can watch it at
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Nevers0ft  +   1042d ago
Directly from Nintendo, via UStream and (probably) Youtube.

I can't remember if they go live on Youtube or just upload it later but it's definitely live on Nintendos site and UStream.

(and it should be on >right now<)
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lilbroRx  +   1042d ago
HD WIND WAKER AND XENOBLADE 2! I'm sold. I'm getting a Wii U no later than March.
thaimasker  +   1042d ago
I won't get my hopes up till E3... I will watch this not expecting much.
lilbroRx  +   1042d ago
Xenoblade 2 SON!
Venox2008  +   1042d ago
that was awesome!!!!!!
thaimasker  +   1042d ago
Yes it was...It felt like a Mini E3 lol.
360ICE  +   1042d ago
Fingers crossed for Wii U Music! With a touch-screen it would actually work!
Oh, and maybe Zelda.

And come on, people. Let's expect something here, I want reasons to buy this console. Naow! Let's get super hyped.
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Old McGroin  +   1042d ago
I hope to God it's not some tripe like Wii U music! Nintendo need to unleash a beast of an announcement and fast! Virtual Console, a new IP and a Wii U version of one of the big hitters are needed!
360ICE  +   1042d ago
"I hope to God it's not some triple like Wii U music"

"...and a Wii U version of one of the big hitters are needed"

Make up your mind :P
No, but imagine something like garage band. By Nintendo.

Also, I'd very much enjoy a new IP. Nintendo should generally get moving on making some new IPs.
Old McGroin  +   1042d ago
@ 360ICE

I know there are millions of people out there who are in to music games but I'm not one of them! Casual games just don't do it for me. All Wii U owners have spent a pretty penny on their shiny new console and so far all we have is platform games that we could have played on the SNES, ZombiU and ports of old games. I haven't owned a Nintendo console for years and so far I'm far from impressed with the WiiU.
WeAreLegion  +   1042d ago
A new Mother game?!?!?!?!?

I know it's rumored, but I would pay so much money for that.
G-cis  +   1042d ago
kinda hoping for a new IP though
--Onilink--  +   1042d ago
well by now mother can be practically considered a new IP, same as with Kid Icarus
SuperSonic266  +   1042d ago
in short

It will be casual with no third party support
G-cis  +   1042d ago
and why you're here?

btw,how many minutes left untill the vid start?
MakiManPR  +   1042d ago
18 mins

But Yeah I think it wont be any big surprise if any. I'm sure it will be just about Pikmin 3 and WiiFit U.
ElectricKaibutsu  +   1042d ago
We all should really be posting in a thread instead of commenting on this article. I just made one on the N4G forums. I don't know if this link will work but it's in the Wii U section:
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lilbroRx  +   1042d ago
F*** YEAH!!!! HD WIND WAKER! MOREEEEE *foams at the mouth*

EDIT: AND XENOBLADE 2!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!

*note to self: stop having seizuress fits of ecstasy "
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r21  +   1042d ago
Cool, looking forward to anything Nintendo has in plan for the wii u :D As long as its not casual crap like wii fit u.

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