Latest Nintendo Direct announces launch date, hardware packs, launch window software line-up, and previously unannounced titles
On Thursday’s European Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo has announced that their latest home console, Wii U, will launch across Europe from 30th November. Wii U is an HD console that offers more choice and variety of gameplay than ever before, with brand new gaming experiences enabled by the innovative Wii U GamePad controller, whether playing alone or together with friends. The Wii U GamePad offers an integrated second screen and can also be used independently of the TV set with certain software.
Two launch hardware packs were announced along with the strongest line-up of launch software in Nintendo history. These include third-party heavy hitters such as FIFA 13 from Electronic Arts and Activision’s Call Of Duty®: Black Ops II, Ubisoft’s ZombiU™ and RAYMAN® LEGENDS as well as in-house titles like Nintendo Land and New Super Mario Bros. U. The Nintendo Direct presentation also revealed previously unannounced upcoming software titles exclusive to Wii U, such as Capcom’s Monster Hunter™ 3 Ultimate and BAYONETTA 2, developed by Platinum Games and published by Nintendo.
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So for those of you wanting more infomation on how the Xbox Summer Stadium Challenges here is a list of Xbox Summer Stadium week by week challenge conditions.
Week 1 Challenge – Fifa 12
You could win a Xbox Kinect Bundle and Samsung D8000 40” 3D TV by entering the FIFA challenge. It takes just 2 steps;
1) register on https://www.xboxcompetition.com/summer-stadium/FIFA12-Challenge/landing-page/en-gb.html from 13th June and
2) take part in the challenge by playing FIFA 12 between 29th June and 1 July. We will hold a prize draw amongst all participants to select the lucky winner and contact the winner directly.
By taking part in the FIFA challenge you will also earn points towards the Nation Versus Nation Prize Draw which gives you more chances to win prizes
Week 2 Challenge – Kinect Sports Paddle Panic
You could win an Xbox Kinect Bundle, a Samsung D8000 40” 3D TV and 2 tickets to the Olympic Basketball finals by entering the Kinect Sports – Paddle Panic Challenge. It takes just 2 steps; 1) register on https://www.xboxcompetition.com/summer-stadium/KS1-Paddle-Panic-Challenge/landing-page/en-gb.html from 2nd July and 2) take part in the challenge by playing the Paddle Panic Mini-Game between 6th and 8th July. The highest score will decide the lucky winner and we will contact the winner directly.
By taking part in the Kinect Sports: Season Two – Paddle Panic Challenge you will also earn points towards the Nation Versus Nation Prize Draw, which gives you more chances to win prizes.