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Submitted by xtheownerzx 1317d ago | opinion piece

Nintendo in 2012: Is There Anything to Look Forward To?

GamerFitNation writes: "2012 is finally upon us and with a new year that means new games, peripherals, devices, gadgets, and hardware, etc… Now Sony and Microsoft have a pretty decent amount of releases for this year with Sony Launching a new handheld next month and Microsoft always looking to improve upon Xbox Live and its Kinect hardware. What does this mean for Nintendo? It seems like Nintendo has the least amount of steam going into the New Year, or do they?" (3DS, Wii, Wii U)

IM_KINECTED  +   1317d ago
Nintendo seems to have a pretty solid lineup for the 3DS, I'm really interested to see if Nintendo pulls things together for the Wii U at this years E3.

I'm very interested to see what Nintendo has to show, more interested in a price point. If they can show me a new console with HD Zelda, Mario, Metroid ect... and price it $350 or lower, I think they will do well.
morkendo23  +   1317d ago
list of wii U 2012 games
From Wikipedia,

This is a list of announced games for Nintendo's Wii U video game console.
Aliens: Colonial Marines[1] Gearbox Software Sega TBA TBA TBA
Untitled Assassin's Creed Ubisoft Ubisoft 2012 2012 2012[2]
Batman: Arkham City[3] Rocksteady Studios Warner Bros. Interactive TBA 2012 2012
Untitled Battlefield[4] EA Digital Illusions CE Electronic Arts TBA TBA TBA
Darksiders II[5] Vigil Games THQ TBA TBA 2012 (Launch Title)
Untitled Dirt[6] TBA Codemasters TBA TBA TBA
Dragon Quest X[7]
Dragon Quest X: Mezameshi Itsutsu no Shuzoku OnlineJP Square Enix Square Enix 2012 2012 2012
Untitled F1/Formula One[8] TBA Codemasters TBA TBA TBA
Killer Freaks from Outer Space[9] Ubisoft Ubisoft TBA TBA TBA
Lego City Stories[10] Traveller's Tales Nintendo TBA TBA 2012
Metro: Last Light 4A Games THQ TBA TBA TBA
Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge Team Ninja Tecmo Koei 2012 2012 (Launch Title)[11] 2012 (Launch Title)[11]
No More Heroes 3[12] Grasshopper Manufacture TBA TBA TBA TBA
Pikmin 3[13] Nintendo EAD Nintendo 2012 2012 2012
Project Cars Slightly Mad Studios[14] TBA TBA TBA TBA
Project Nova Vicarious Visions[15] Activision TBA TBA TBA
Untitled Monolith Soft game[16] Monolith Soft Nintendo TBA TBA TBA
Untitled Retro Studios game[17] Retro Studios Nintendo TBA TBA TBA
Untitled Super Mario game[18] Nintendo EAD Nintendo TBA TBA TBA
Untitled Super Smash Bros. sequel[19] Project Sora Nintendo TBA TBA TBA
Untitled Tekken[20] TBA Namco Bandai Games TBA TBA TBA
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Online Ubisoft Singapore Ubisoft TBA TBA TBA
Untitled Rabbids TBA Ubisoft TBA TBA TBA
Untitled The Legend of Zelda[21] Nintendo EAD Nintendo TBA TBA TBA
Untitled THQ Game [22] THQ TBA TBA TBA TBA
Untitled THQ Game [23] THQ TBA TBA TBA TBA
Untitled Ubisoft Game [24] Ubisoft Ubisoft TBA TBA TBA
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Army_of_Darkness  +   1317d ago
from what i seen from the wii U...
It looks like you will be using a tablet to look through to view your big screen hdtv.... Umm, okay... I think that only might be interesting and useful if they release a game like "where's Waldo??" and judging from its game lineup, I don't think next gen will be here till Sony and Microsoft release their new consoles.
MidnytRain  +   1317d ago
Lmao, "Untitled"? Where did you copy and paste this from?
Nugan  +   1317d ago
From Wikipedia.

He says as much in his post.
guitarded77  +   1317d ago
Can't wait to see more on Wii U. Really, little is known about it... I want to see software, prices, specs, apps.
theeg  +   1317d ago
i think the wii u is going to be really cool and will be succesful, whether or not it will be a purchase right away for me remains to be seen and hinges largely upon whether or not there are some awesome, core ip's

metroid, zelda, resident evil, baten kaitos(i wish),castlevania

get a few of those in 1080p at 60 frames per second and you got my money nintendo!
Slade  +   1317d ago
try 15+ million 3ds's
ronin4life  +   1317d ago
I thought they had the most steam going into this year, seeing as how they have the most games and an entire console with it's own as of yet unannounced games.
Squatch83  +   1317d ago
Yeah, Ninty is gonna rock 2012 :)
imbrawler  +   1317d ago
and the 21 of December
TheDivine  +   1317d ago
Is that a joke? The wii-u and a massive number of 3ds games. We also get xenoblade in the us and the last story in europe not to mention ds games are still coming like devil survivor 2. This year is nintendos year, they have all the momentum if they advertise and capitalize on it.

Im getting mgs3, re revelations, tales from the abyss, kid icarus, and xenoblade all in the few months of the year. Im excited, we also get the vita and massive games like re6, ff13-2, and halo 4. Its going to be a HUGE year for gaming.
Tonester925  +   1317d ago
All I care about is the new Smash Bros to be honest.

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