Newly announced Nintendo Direct looks at 2012 and early 2013 games for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS

4 th December 2012 – Nintendo of Europe has announced a new edition of Nintendo Direct for tomorrow, 5 th December, set to focus on games coming to Wii U and Nintendo 3DS in the remainder of 2012 and the first months of 2013.

The newly announced Nintendo Direct presentation will be streamed from the Nintendo Direct website on 5 th December from 5pm GMT and will be hosted by Nintendo of Europe President Satoru Shibata.

For further details:

Nintendo Direct website http://nintendo.co.uk/nintendodirect

Nintendo Direct on Ustream http://www.ustream.tv/NintendoUK

Wii U website http://wiiu.co.uk

Nintendo  3DS XL website http://www.nintendo3ds.co.uk

Nintendo 3DS Guided Tour http://guidedtour.nintendo.co.uk

Wii U (UK) on Facebook http://facebook.com/WiiU.co.uk

Nintendo of Europe on Twitter https://twitter.com/nintendoeurope

Nintendo UK on Twitter https://twitter.com/nintendouk

Nintendo UK on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/NintendoUKofficial

http://www.nintendo.co.uk/Misc-/Nintendo-Direct/Nintendo-Direct/Nintendo-Direct-638747.html

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About Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo 3DS offers Parental Controls so that parents can control the level of 3D their children can view on the Nintendo 3DS as well as the content they can access. Nintendo 3DS also features a 3D depth slider which lets players turn off or adjust the level of 3D they want on the 3D Screen, two built-in screens for different functionality, a Circle Pad which provides a full 360 degrees of direction, a built-in motion sensor and gyro sensor. It is equipped with three cameras (two of which are facing outwards to allow the taking of 3D pictures), houses a 2GB SD Memory Card and is compatible with AR Cards which come packaged with Nintendo 3DS. Nintendo 3DS is also backwards compatible with all existing Nintendo DS games, which can be played in 2D on your Nintendo 3DS system.

About Nintendo

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii™ home console, Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 4 billion video games and more than 637 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi™ and Nintendo DSi™ XL, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance™, Super NES™, Nintendo® 64 and Nintendo GameCube™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™, Zelda™ and Pokémon™.  A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of Europe, based in Grossostheim, Germany, was established in 1990 and serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in Europe.

 


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