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The Games Announced for the Wii U


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This list of all the games announced for the Wii U. While announced, some of these games are in early development and may or may not ever actually be released; the further out the release date, the less chance we'll ever see the game. Those with specific release dates are, for the most part, definitely going to be released, although their shipping dates may change.

*********************Just Released*********************

One Piece Unlimited World Red (Namco Bandai)
The game: Latest game based on the anime series.
Release date: July 8, 2014

The Letter (Treefall Studios)
The game: "First person adventure horror game."
Release date: July 10, 2014

Mr. Driller 2 (Namco Bandai)
The game: Puzzle.
Release date: July 17, 2014


*********************Coming Up in 2014*********************

Wooden Sen'SeY (Neko Entertainment)
The game: Platformer.
Release date: June 24, 2014

Super Toy Cars (Eclipse)
The game: Racing.
Release dateJune 24, 2014

Master Reboot (Wales Interactive)
The game: Trippy-looking action game.
Release dateJune 24, 2014  

Wii Sports Club (Nintendo)
The game: A disk version of the game, which was previously only sold in pieces on the eShop.
Release date: July 252014

Don't Touch Anything Red (Helix)
The game: Retro arcade-style game with a gravity aspect.
Release date: July, 2014

Soul Saga! (Disaster Cake)
The game: A "love letter" to PS1-era JRPGs
Release date: July, 2014

The 90s Arcade Racer (Nicalis)
The game: "A racing game with old-school principles" for the eShop.
Release date: Summer, 2014

Ballpoint Universe (Arachnid Games)
The game: Visually striking eShop "side-scrolling shooter / platform adventure game."
Release date: Summer, 2014

GravBlocks+ (From Nothing Game Studios)
The game: A match-3 game with some unusual twists.
Release date: Summer, 2014

Gears (Mobot)
The game: Ball rolling game.
Release date: Summer, 2014

Nihilumbra (Beatifun)
The game: Atmospheric puzzle platformer previously released for iOS and PC.
The gamepad: Paint colors on the touchscreen, asynchronous multiplayer.
Release Date: Summer 2014

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse (WayForward)
Description: This platformer originally planned for the 3DS now also coming to the Wii U.
Release date: Late Summer, 2014

Shut the Box (RCMADIAX)
The game: No details released.
Release date: Summer, 2014

Soon Shine (Dahku)
The game: Played entirely on the touch screen; it looks like you just tap things, but there's some moon/sun mechanism so I'm hoping there's a little more to it. Wii U exlusive.
Release date: August, 2014 (according to Nintendo Life)

Tengami (Nyamyam)
The game: An side-scrolling adventure game with a pop-up book theme, original for iOS.
Release date: Summer, 2014

The game: No details released.
Release date: Summer, 2014

Falling Skies: The Game (Little Orbit)
The game: Multi-platform game based on the TV series.
Release date: September 23, 2014 

Hyrule Warriors (Tecmo Koei)
The game: Zelda-skinned Dynasty Warriors.
Release date: September 26, 2014

6180 The Moon (Turtle Cream)
The game: eShop arcade-style game.
Release date: Q3, 2014

Cubemen 2 (Nnooo)
The game: eShop strategy game.
Release date: Q3, 2014

Pier Solar and the Great Architects HD (Watermelon)
The game: eShop RPG.
Release date: Q3, 2014

SDK Paint (Hullbreach Studios)
The game: A painting app, already available on the iPhone. Can be used to customize the upcoming Hullbreach Uncloaked.
Release date: Q3, 2014

Starwhal: Just the Tip (Breakfall)
The game: From the trailer I'd say this is a multiplayer fighting game involving flying whales. 
Release date: Q3, 2014

Skylanders Trap Team (Activision)
The game: Newest game in series.
Release date: October 5, 2014

Just Dance 2015 (Ubisoft)
The game: Multi-platform dancing game comes out for everything, including the Wii and Wii U.
Release date: October 23, 2014

Bayonetta 2 (Nintendo)
The game: Sequel to an over-the-top action game. Disk will come with the original Bayonetta.
Release date: October, 2014

Costume Quest 2 (Midnight City)
The game: Sequel the action-RPG.
Release date: October, 2014

Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures (Namco Bandai)
The game: Looks like a mix of side-scroll platforming and 3D action.
Release date: October, 2014

Stealth Inc. 2 (Curve Digital)
The game: Side-scrolling stealth/puzzle game. Wii U exclusive
Release date: October, 2014

Affordable Space Adventures (Niflas, Knapnok)
The game: Action-adventure spaceship game exclusive to the Wii U.
The gamepad: The gamepad will display the spaceship's rather elaborate control panel.

Release date: Fall, 2014

Citizens of Earth (Atlus)
The game: Retro RPG.
Release date: Fall, 2014 

Chariot (Frima)
The game: 2D platformer involving finding the perfect resting place for a king's body.
Release date: Fall, 2014

Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition) (Disney)
The game: Sequel to this.
Release date: Fall, 2014

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (WBIE)
The game: Yet another LEGO game.
Release date: Fall, 2014

Steamworld Dig (Image & Form)
The game: A "platform mining adventure game" already out on other platforms.
Release date: Fall, 2014

Watch Dogs (Ubisoft)
The game: Cool-looking action/adventure game.
The Wii U gamepad: Unknown, but developer says the gamepad is natural for the hacking theme.
Release date: Fall, 2014 

Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric (SEGA)
The game: An action-adventure game that is part of a new Sonic Boom franchise that includes a TV series and a toy line.
Release date: November, 2014

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Nintendo)
The game: HD remake of the GBA puzzle game.
Release date: Holiday, 2014

Super Smash Bros. Wii U (Nintendo)
The game: Untitled brawler.
Release date: Holiday, 2014

Lone Survivor (Curve Digital)
The game: Indie multiplatform retro horror survival.
Release date: Q4, 2014

Description: Retro platformer/shooter funded through kickstarter.
Release date: 2014

Armikrog (Pencil Test Studios)
The game: A claymation adventure from the creator of The Neverhood
Release date: 2014

Art Academy (Nintendo)
The game: Painting game.
Release date: 2014

Art of Balance (Shin'en)
The game: eShop puzzle game previously released on the Wii and 3DS, but with better graphics and physics and some new modes.
Release date: 2014

Assault Android Cactus (Witch Beam Games)
The game: eShop "twin stick shoot 'em up."
Release date: 2014

Aztez (Team Colorblind)
The game: Bloody fighting game with striking visuals.
Release date: 2014

Chromophore: The Two Brothers Director's Cut (Ackkstudios)
The game: eShop RPG.
Release date: Q4, 2014

FAST Racing Neo (Shin'en)
The game: Futuristic racing game, sequel to WiiWare title FAST Racing League.
Release date: 2014

Forma.8 (Mixed Bag)
The game: Multiplatform game that appears to be an action-adventure title involving flying through maze-like caverns.
Release date: 2014

Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty (Oddworld Inhabitants)
The game: Remake of the 2D Platformer Oddworld.
Release date: 2014

Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD (Oddworld Inhabitants)
The game: Remake of the quirky action game.
Release date: 2014

Plenty of Fishies (Nitrolic)
The game: Something to do with fish swimming around.
Release date: 2014

Road Redemption (Darkseas Games)
The game: Motorcycle combat racing game inspired by the 1990s Road Rash series.
Release date: 2014 

Super Robo Mouse (RCMadiax)
The game: Puzzle game. 
Release date: Q4, 2014

Swords and Soldiers II (Ronimo)
The game: Real-time strategy sequel; based on the teaser trailer, could be a Wii U exclusive. 
Release date: Q4, 2014

Teslagrad (Rain Games)
The game: Electricity-themed puzzle platformer.
Release date: 2014

Trashmania: After Dark (Team Kakumei)
The game: Something about taking out the garbage?
Release date: Holiday, 2014

The Unlikely Legend of Rusty Pup (Gory Detail)
The game: 2D Platformer with "dark elements"
Release date: 2014

Wrecking Balls Arena: DX (Team Kakumei)
The game: I'm not sure what this is, just that it's an indie game coming out for the Wii U (and Ouya).
Release date: Holiday, 2014

Alphadia Genesis (Natsume)
The game: JRPG originall released for iOS.
Release dateWinter, 2014


The Legend of Zelda: Untitled Wii U Game (Nintendo)
The game: Said to be a vast open-world game.
Release date: 2015

Mario Maker (Nintendo)
The game: Allows players to create their own Mario 2D platformer levels.
Release date: First half, 2015

Project Guard (Nintendo)
The game: A game involving shooting robots through security cameras.
Release date: First half, 2015

Splatoon (Nintendo)
The game: 4 on 4 online multiplayer paintball/squid game.
Release date: First half, 2015

Star Fox (working title) (Nintendo)
The game: A new entry in the series.
Release date: First half, 2015

Razor Global Domination (Renegade Kid)
The game: Multiplatform skateboarding game.
Release date: 2015

Yoshi Wooly World (Nintendo)
The game: Side-scrolling platformer done in a similar art style to that of Kirby's Epic Yarn.
Release date: First half, 2015

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse (Nintendo)
The game: Side-scrolling platformer with a claymation look.
Release date: 2015

Mario Party 10 (Nintendo)
The game: Next in the long-running party game series.
Release date: First half, 2015

Mario vs. Donkey Kong (Nintendo)
The game: New entry in the series.
Release date: 2015

Project CARS (Slightly Mad)
The game: Multi-platform racing game that will come out for everything except the Wii U in 2014.
The Wii U gamepad: developer says, "The gamepad just screams new innovations for gameplay and is a perfect match when thinking about using the gyroscope as a handheld wheel like in Mario Kart Wii and showing data on the screen such as a map, telemetry, speedo, or rear view mirror."
Release date: 2015

Xenoblade Chronicles X (Nintendo)
The game: A sequel to the brilliant Wii RPG that includes mech battles. 
Release date: 2015

*********************To Be Announced*********************

99Seconds (EnjoyUp)
The game: Retro-arcade game with a time theme.
Release date: TBA

Monkey Pirates (Henchmen Studio)
The game: eShop game of some sort.
Release date: TBA

Q.U.B.E. Director's Cut (Toxic Games)
The game: eShop puzzle game.
Release date: TBA

8-Bit Boy (AwesomeBlade Software)
The game: Retro platformer for the eShop.
Release date: TBA

Acoustic Highway (Maestro Interactive)
The game: Racing game.
Release date: TBA

Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures (FreakZone)
The game: Retro platformer already out on PCs.
Release date: TBA ("very soon")

Anima: Gate of Memories (Anima)
The game: Action RPG for the eShop.
Release date: TBA

Aqua Moto Racing Utopia (Zordix)
The game: Jetski Racing Game
Release date: TBA

Art Academy (Nintendo)
The game: Drawing software.
Release date: TBA

Biker Bash (Slightly Mad Studio)
The game: Multiplatform combat racing. eShop game.
Release date: TBA

Bombing Bastards (Sanuk)
The game: Bomberman-style eShop game.
Release date: TBA

Cryamore (NostalgiCO)
The game: Action RPG.
Release date: TBA

Dragon Quest X: The Five Awakening Races Online (Square Enix)
The game: An MMORPG released for the Wii in Japan in 2012, and to be released on Japan for the Wii U in March.
Release date: TBA. No guarantee it will ever come to North America.

Dusty Raging Fist (PD Design Studio)
The game: Side-scrolling beat 'em up for the eShop.
Release date: TBA

Ex Oblivione (CthulhiGames)
The game: 2D action horror RPG exclusive to the Wii U.
Release date: TBA

Fade into Darkness (Maestro Interactive)
The game: "Auditory exploration game" exclusively for the Wii U eShop.
Release date: TBA

Forgotten Memories (Psychoz Interactive)
The game: Horror-survival game also planned for iOS devices.
Release date: TBA

Hive Jump (Graphite Labs)
The game: Side-scrolling action game. From the trailer it looks to be an MMO.
Release date: TBA

Hullbreach Uncloaked (Hullbreach Studios)
The game: Sequel to the Wii/3DS  browser-based MMORPG Hullbreach Online.
Release date: TBA

Insanity's Blade (Casual Bit)
The game: Retro 2D hack & slash.
Release date: TBA

Jett Tailfin (Maximum Games)
The game: Underwater racing game. eShop game.
Release date: TBA

Mad Men Football (AE Games)
The game: Indie retro football with historic characters.
Release date: TBA

Mars Harpoon (Seductive Dungeon)
The game: Side-scrolling action game.
Release date: TBA

My First Songs (RingZero)
The game: eShop kid's karaoke game.
Release date: TBA

Nero (Storm in a Teacup)
The game: "Visual novel."
Release date: TBA 

The Next Penelope (Aurelien Regard)
The game: Futuristic racing (and more) game.
Release date: TBA

Nucleotide (FrozenPixel)
The game: Indie action-adventure game.
Release date: TBA

Oliver and Spike: Dimension Jumpers (Rocket Pocket Games)
The game: Action adventure.
Release date: TBA

Paper Monsters Recut (Mobot Studios)
The game: Platformer previously released for iOS and PC.
Release date: TBA

Pinball Arcade (FarSight Studios)
The game: Pinball simulator
Release date: TBA

Ping 1.5+ (Nami Tentou Mushi)
The game: eShop super-fancy breakout/pong-style game.
Release date: TBA

Pixel Boy (Giant Box)
The game: eShop "Top-down dungeon crawler."
Release date: TBA

Project Y2K (Ackk Studios)
The game: Turn-based RPG for the eShop.
Release date: TBA

Putty Squad (System 3)
The game: Remake of the 1992 platformer.
Release date: TBA

Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs (Firehazard Studio)
The game: eShop action game based on a cartoon.
Release date: TBA

Sacrilegium (Topware Interactive)
The game: Multiplatform survival-horror.
Release date: TBA

Sadness (Hullbreach/Cthulhi)
The game: Revival of a vaporware Wii survival-horror game, only in 2D now.
Release date: TBA

Shadow Puppeteer (Sarepta)
The game: A "co-op, puzzle, adventure game" about a boy and his shadow.
Release date: TBA

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero (WayForward)
Description: A sequel to the Game Boy Color platformer.
Release date: TBA

Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem (Atlus)
The game: A mashup of two game series.
Release date: TBA

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 (City Interactive)
The game: FPS sequel.
Release date: TBA

Star Beast: The Stellar War (Dead Pixel Entertainment)
The game: A "2.5 shoot-em-up" for the eShop. 
Release date: TBA

Super Ubie Island (Maestro Interactive)
The game: eShop platformer whose title changes every few months.
Release date: TBA

Sync (Dead Pixel Entertainment)
The game: Metroid-style first-person adventure. Wii U exclusive.
Release date: TBA

Turtle Tale (Saturnine)
The game: 2D platformer.
Release date: TBA

Tetrobot & Co. (Swing Swing Submarine)
The game: Puzzle
Release date: TBA

A World of Keflings (NinjaBee)
The game: An eShop city-building game already available for the 360.
Release date: TBA

X-Type Plus (Phoboslab)
The game: Indie arcade-style shooter.
Release date: TBA


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