The lights are on
The 3DS goes on sale March 27, but until now Nintendo's been mum about what games will be accompanying its North American launch. That changed this morning, with the reveal of the complete launch lineup. In addition to first-party games Pilotwings Resort, Steel Diver, and Nintendogs + Cats, shoppers will have 15 more third-party games to choose from.
Here's the complete 18-game lineup:
• Pilotwings Resort (Nintendo)• Steel Diver (Nintendo)• Nintendogs + Cats (Nintendo)• Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition (Capcom)• The Sims 3 (EA)• Madden NFL Football (EA Sports)• Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 3D (Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.)• LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars (LucasArts)• RIDGE RACER 3D (Namco Bandai)• Super Monkey Ball™ 3D (Sega)• BUST-A-MOVE UNIVERSE (Square-Enix, Inc.)• SAMURAI WARRIORS: Chronicles (Tecmo Koei)• Asphalt 3D (Ubisoft) • Combat of Giants: Dinosaurs 3D (Ubisoft) • Rayman 3D (Ubisoft) • Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Shadow Wars (Ubisoft)
As you can see, Ubisoft is once again a strong backer of Nintendo at launch. The strategy certainly paid off for the company during the early days of the Wii. While other company's scrambled to release games on the system following its surprise success, Ubisoft was preparing its second wave of games. We'll have to wait and see if the 3DS will capture mainstream attention in the same way or if possibility of glasses-free 3D is a persuasive selling point for consumers.
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All the games that got me excited to buy it don't appear here... so I preorder a 3ds for no games lol
Darn, I thought The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time was going to be a launch title.
I'm just getting a 3DS for Kingdom Hearts and Street Fighter. And perhaps I might just get Ocarina of Time (again).
Got an alright list there, but its not good enough
Look at all of that shovel ware.
SF4 and Monkey ball are the best things on that list.
waiting for ocarina
Has anyone seen a preview or have a link to one for Sims 3? I've had a Sims itch that needs scratching, but I'm wondering if I should wait for the 3DS version
some of those games don't yet have a launch day on gamestop.com
The only ones that really interest me are SSF IV and Ghost recon. I'm probably gonna wait until more games come out...or until the price drops!
I'm super excited for Super Monkey Ball! It was my very first console game that wasn't a hand-me-down. And boy do I love it. If I didn't sell my Game Cube and still had the disc I'd go play it right now XD
None of these games are release date material... I think I'm more excited for the Ngp now.
Cool, I'll pick up SSF4 and Samurai Warriors
I'm not even remotely interested an any of those games. Guess I'll wait a while before I get a 3DS.
i can see a lego game really trying to utilize the 3d in a new puzzle
Looks like i'm going with Rayman.
Lego Star Wars, Super Monkey Ball, Bust A Move, Asphalt, and Rayman all sound awesome. The rest could go to hell for all I care, and for god's sake, kill Nintendogs already!