NINTENDO DIRECT TO AIR TOMORROW, 17th MAY

16 th May 2013 – Nintendo today announced a new global edition of Nintendo Direct. The broadcast will take a look at the line-up of games coming for Wii U this spring and summer and will be streamed from the Nintendo Direct website tomorrow, 17 th May from  3pm BST.

Please note that details of Wii U releases scheduled for autumn and beyond are to be announced in a separate Nintendo Direct broadcast around the time of the Electronic Entertainment Expo in June.

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 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 U™ and Wii™ home consoles, Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 4.1 billion video games and more than 654 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii U, 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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