‘Wii U DIRECT - NINTENDO GAMES’ TO AIR ON 23rd JANUARY

2 2 nd January – Nintendo today announced a new global edition of Nintendo Direct. The ‘Wii U Direct – Nintendo Games’ will be streamed from the Nintendo Direct website on 23 rd January from 2pm GMT and sees Nintendo President Satoru Iwata take a look at future Wii U software and services from Nintendo.

The Wii U console launched in November last year and introduced the Wii U GamePad, a controller with a 6.2-inch touch screen that is redefining how people interact with their games, their entertainment and one another.

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

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

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

Nintendo UK on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/user/nintendoukofficial

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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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