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This Is What Wii U Game Boxes Look Like

by Andrew Reiner on Aug 07, 2012 at 04:37 PM

Update: Nintendo has confirmed that these are in fact the legitimate box arts for Wii U titles. Below is the company's statement sent to Game Informer.

Nintendo has finalized the design of the Wii U game box art, and many of our publishing partners have already incorporated it into their own game packaging. We are seeing those game packages online as retailers are starting to showcase their games. For details about a specific game’s artwork, please contact the game’s publisher. Nintendo-published game boxes will appear shortly with placeholder logos, and then ultimately with the final artwork for each game.


Amazon product listings for Assassin's Creed 3 and Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth may give us our first look at Wii U's packaging design.

The top of the box is designed similarly to Nintendo's GameCube games (see below). The color combo of blue and yellow isn't as bad as Microsoft's neon green boxes, but it certainly looks out of place on that Assassin's Creed box.

I've reached out to Nintendo to see if these boxes are the real deal.

[via Kotaku, Amazon]