"Nintendo has declared 2013 the year of Luigi, and the company intends to make, as Iwata names him, the "great lime-light" come to the front of Nintendo's world."
3 new games with release dates ,one update for super Mario bros wiiu in summer, 1 miiverse update for Zelda and that's it , if ur happy with that then something is wrong, I am very upset I bought a wii u with this game drought.
Early adopters always get burned, it's been this way for pretty much every console even the PS3 and 360. This is exactly why I always wait about a year or so before purchasing a new console, at least that way you are getting a half decent library with 2 or 3 AAA titles. Im not trying to justify Nintendo's actions here and I honestly feel bad that you have to be one of the many gamers suffering the Wii U drought, most Nintendo fans know that the 1st party exclusives usually justify the purchase of a Ninty console so I hope for everyones sake that the wait is worth it.
Did you miss the Wii U direct last month? They're not going to have massive announcements one after an other. If you're happy with the Wii U announcements from this Direct and the last one then something is right. I am very happy I bought a Wii U with it's great future.
@Deku-Johnny Thats exactly why I didn't expect much. But people complained and complained. Nintendo already announced their big first party games last month.
Wow, these journalist write stuff up fast. I literally just switched tabs immediately after the Nintendo direct ended and this is sitting here.
A lot of these smaller sites will submit a title and headline and then fill the content in later. They rarely ever fact check. It's sad what passes on N4G sometimes
Poor Luigi would get the unlucky year of '13 :3
no 3DS zelda announcement.....
Yeah, but that's coming later. They'll probably announce it alongside a Wii U Zelda title, and make that Nintendo Direct solely about that series.
How about a new Golden Sun, F-Zero, or StarFox? We're already going to get a new Zelda for WiiU, along with an HD update of WW... Btw, where the hell is that MOTHER news that was teased awhile ago?
(Just a disclaimer) The MOTHER news wasn't ever stated as something new. Itoi stated it wasn't something major and that it was a re release. and it was referring to the Wii U getting MOTHER 2 on its Virtual Console in Japan. http://earthboundcentral.co...
Pretty sh!te N Direct, complete waist of time.
Not even close dude. They announced some new games, some important release dates, some DLC plans and gave Zelda fans a little love on Miiverse. I don't see how that's a waste of time. Also I'm amused that Luigi's has this entire year dedicated to him. He's finally receiving some much deserved love lol.
What a tool.
I'm only a tool because it's Nintendo, right? I'll take that over being an incomprehensible troll.
So bro, instead of getting Mario, Mario, Mario, we get Luigi, Luigi, Luigi and then some Mario. A Zelda forum on Miiverse and dates for a concert, whoopdie-f@#King-doo; with the crap that's going to be available as DLC we rather not have it. So yeah, IMHO it was a complete waist of time. Where are the new IPs, MP hunters sequel, Wario Land, Yoshi's Story, Starfox, etc. I really don't know why I expected more...
Hey! Context! What is that! They announced all of, what, two things specifically exclusive to Luigi? Mario Golf, Mario & Luigi and Mario vs. Donkey Kong? Not to mention they gave out a bunch of important release dates for other games that people have been anticipating. It's called a Nintendo Direct and this one came barely a month after the last one which already had huge game reveals. Why did you expect huge announcements in this one so soon after the last? Also it's "waste." The waist you're spelling is actually near your hips.
"Waist of time" sounds like a new Zelda game lol. come watch as Links waist expands threw time to a "GUT BUSTING" finale.
i guess im the only one excited about finally having donkey kong country returns on the 3ds
wii street u powered by google is now available on the nintendo eshop on page 1.funny they didnt put it on the highlight menu screen.
Also still no GBA games on eshop unless I missed that part.
Those disagrees you're getting make me think maybe I missed that part, too. But you didn't, and I didn't, and Nintendo need to stop being so goddamned defensive.
GREEN all the Way!
If that is all we'll get in Europe for the 3DS this year then I'm really disapointed. They have yet to announce an original Zelda for the 3DS. What about Super Mario Land 2, Metroid, Yoshi's Land, Wario Land, Starfox adventures, Pikmin or even a new IP. I am stoked for Luigi's Mansion 2 and Donkey Kong 3D though but that is it.
That was awful. I want to see some real wii u games. Like Zelda and Mario 3d. Wtf. Nintendo needs to do something so I don't sell my wii u.
didn't at the last nintendo direct they stated zelda is a long way's away and a 3D mario will be playable at E3
wow i want more wii u games as much as the next person but if you are already thinking about selling it then you should have probably taken more time to think about buying it in the first place. nintendo has already said those games are coming
boring only mario mario mario pfff atleast Project X Zone is coming ..
You are WRONG! You obviously did not watch the N.D. It was Luigi, Luigi, Luigi! And Fire Emblem DLC... (just joking not really arguing with you) "Helpful" for mentioning PXZ...
lol gtfo out of here go read my comment history on the article about Nintendo Direct today!!!!!! I said they are either going to announce a Mario 2000, Donkey Kong 20 or a Luigi mansion 6 lol bwahhhhh (plz ppl chk the article. Omg its sad when ppl already know Nintendo s routine and what they will announce.
Other companies dont need to make directs by the way they just announce projects all year around like normal ppl do. Nintendo direct isnt some new form of giving information to consumers its just them waiting to amass some type of info and then picking a day to talk about it.
Yeah this sure did kill Sonys thunder for the 20th lol hahah as some suggested!!!!
Once again everyone acts like they failed e3, come on people it's just to keep people up to date and announce eshop/retail games and releases. The big ones will more than likely be at e3.
You know that part in Mario 64 where you're running down that orange hallway and you don't see that hidden pit in the ground and you fall in cause you've got too much momentum and you just feel like crap because of it?? That's what just happened here
Everyone prepare for Super Luigi Galaxy, Super Luigi Bros, Luigi Kart, and Luigi Power Tennis! Lol inspiration at Nintendo?
I saw a few games I think I am going to buy. And I'm sure I'll be purchasing all of the Fire Emblem DLC. Looking good.
This article needs a little improvement. "There is confirmed multiplayer mode as well – four players can work together in online or offline mode." Multiplayer mode was already confirmed for Luigi's Mansion Dark of the Moon "Next, there’s also a new installment in the Mario RPG series – unnamed as of now." It was named in the announcement - Mario & Luigi Dream Team and it's part of the Mario & Luigi series not the Mario RPG series.
The Ear of Luigi.
Of course stupid Nintendo only that knows Mario Zelda
lol very original.. Bad reaction to feb 20th I guess.
Nintendo has lost their minds. People have caught on to them milking Mario. So they swap at the Mario avatar for the Luigi avatar, and continue making the same games.
The more Nintendo Directs the less exciting they get.
It was a waist of time considering that Sony has an announcement in a few days and this was all Nintendo could put together? ;) The people who are defending this or saying otherwise are just lying to themselves. No wonder Nintendo doesn't bother creating new ip's when their fans gladly accept anything Nintendo throws at them...
Stop using waist in the completely wrong context. Makes you sound like an idiot no matter what you say but I guess that is what makes a true fan is pure stupidity. Probably why I never cared about watching sports or having a team I like. Never understood people talking as if they are apart of the team they were never on or screaming at the TV like the player can hear them... Waste and Waist are two completely different words. Please learn them.
Somebody didn't get a valentine today
I know I complain about Nintendo milking Mario, but i'm excited for another Mario and Luigi game so long as Miyamoto doesn't fuck up the story like in Sticker Star. And to play devil's advocate, yes we may complain about Nintendo milking Mario, but people fail to realize we're a fraction of a percent of people who play video games. There's millions of people out there who buy Mario games, they're going to listen to them, not a couple guys on N4G. At this point it's like complaining about yearly Call of Duty or Madden, just let the people who enjoy it enjoy it.
LETS PAINT IT GREEN!
Mr Iwata I've been waiting for a new F-Zero for years
Another fix to the article "Castlevania: Roads of Shadow will be available on March 8th." The name of the title is Castlevania: Lord of Shadow - Mirror of Fate
Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate sorry
lol..i heard someone said its like a mario games...luigi and mario live in the same world...as long as the game is good thats all that matters and its really all nintendo wiiu owners want...if you dont own a wiiu or like mario games then your comments are not really relevant.
No matter what Nintendo does it seems the people here will be unhappy...
How a about the year of 3rd party support Iwata-san
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