Nintendo kicks off 2013 with tons of new games

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The holiday rush may be over but that doesn't mean there will be a huge drought of games if you own Nintendo consoles. Nintendo has announced... well... a TON of games that will be coming soon within the next few months. The Wii U will see games such as LEGO City: Undercover on March 18th, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on March 19th, Game & Wario, The Wonderful 101, Pikmin 3 and Wii Fit U which will all arrive in the first half of the year. A special Wii U GamePad screen protection kit will arrive on February 4th for $12.99.

On the 3DS side of things gamers can expect Fire Emblem Awakening on February 4th and there will be a special 3DS bundle for the game for $199.99 and will include the game pre installed a 4GB card and the 3DS will have special Fire Emblem artwork on the 3DS. You can learn more about it here. The next game in the Brain Age series Brain Age: Concentration Training will arrive on February 10th and Luigis Mansion: Dark Moon will arrive on March 24th. Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates To Infinity also arrives on March 24th. 

So if you own a Wii-U a 3DS or both, it looks like there is going to be plenty to keep you busy through the spring. 

And here is a handy chart detailing all of the upcoming releases for Wii U, DS, 3DS and the eShop

Wii U
Publisher     Title     Available
Activision     The Amazing Spider-Man Ultimate Edition     March
    The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct     March 26
Capcom     Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate     March 19
D3Publisher     The Croods: Prehistoric Party!     March 19
Electronic Arts     Need For Speed Most Wanted     March 19
Nintendo     LEGO® City: Undercover     March 18
SEGA     Aliens: Colonial Marines     Q1
Ubisoft     Rayman® Legends     Feb. 26
Nintendo eShop for Wii U
Gaijin Games     BIT.TRIP Presents... Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien     Q1
Neko     Puddle     Q1
SEGA     The Cave     Jan. 22
TECMO KOEI AMERICA Corp.     Fist of the North Star®: Ken’s Rage 2     Feb. 7
Two Tribes     Toki Tori 2     Q1
Zen Studios     Zen Pinball 2     Q1
D3Publisher     The Croods: Prehistoric Party!     March 19
Talking Stick Games     Kids Learn Pets and Vets Bundle     March 12
XSEED Games     Pandora’s Tower     Spring
Nintendo 3DS
ATLUS (Index Digital Media, Inc.)     Etrian OdysseyIV: Legends of the Titan     Feb. 26
    Shin Megami Tensei®: Devil Summoner®: Soul Hackers     April 16
Capcom     Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate     March 19
D3Publisher     The Croods: Prehistoric Party!     March 19
Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.     Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate     March 5
    Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 3D     Feb. 12
Little Orbit     Monster High Skultimate Roller Maze     March 13
NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.     NARUTO® Powerful Shippuden     March 5
Nintendo     Brain Age: Concentration Training     Feb. 10
    Fire Emblem Awakening     Feb. 4
    LEGO® City Undercover: The Chase Begins     April 21
    Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon     March 24
    Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity     March 24
SEGA     Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed     Feb. 12
Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS
Agetec, Inc.     Bloody Vampire     Jan. 31
    Witch’s Cat     Jan. 31
Big John Games     Coaster Creator 3D     Q1
Capcom     Resident Evil®: The Mercenaries 3D     Q1
Disney Interactive     Disney/Pixar Finding Nemo: Escape to the Big Blue     Jan. 17
Maximum Games     Deer Drive Legends     Jan. 17
Nicalis     Ikachan     Q1
    Guxt     Q1
Nintendo     Tokyo Crash Mobs     Jan. 17
    Fire Emblem Awakening DEMO     Jan. 17
    Brain Age: Concentration Training DEMO     Jan. 24
Renegade Kid     ATV Wild Ride 3D     Q1
Rising Star Games     Jewel Master: Cradle of Egypt 2     March 19
Shin’en     Nano Assault EX     Q1
Ubisoft     Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon® Shadow Wars     Jan. 24
    Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell® 3D     Q1
Nintendo DS
D3Publisher     The Croods: Prehistoric Party!     March 19
Talking Stick Games     Kids Learn Animals Bundle     Feb. 26
    Kids Learn Math and Spelling Bundle     Feb. 26
    Kids Learn Pets and Horse Bundle     March 26