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Nintendo Direct [Europe] – 5/12/12 – Live Text

December 4, 2012

Nintendo of Europe announced on Tuesday (4/12/12) that they would be holding a Nintendo Direct the next day (5th December 2012). This Nintendo Direct will focus solely on the Wii U and 3DS games which will come out in 2013.

On this page, you will be able to see live text from this European Nintendo Direct as of when it happens. To watch the North American Nintendo Direct, which airs at the same time, click HERE.


• You can watch the Nintendo Direct HERE

Live Text:

– 17:45 – That’s it. A summary will be below within the next hour.

– 17:44 – Fire Emblem: Awaking get its turn now. Coming to Europe April 2013

– 17:43 – Wario Land 3 is on the eShop now

– 17:43 – Hydroadventure: Fluidity Cycle coming December 13th.

– 17:42 -Tokyo Crash Mobs coming on January 17th. I have no idea what it’s about

– 17:41 – Picross E2 coming to the eShop in January

– 17:40 – Back to the eShop. Rhythm Hunter: Harmo Knight is coming to Europe again in March 2013

– 17:39 – Now Castlevania Lord of Shadow/Mirror of Fate coming March 2013

– 17:38 – (NA) Their Nintendo Direct is all over now. They have Fire Emblem before the end

– 17:36 – Onto Devilish Brain Training for 3DS. Coming March 8th next year.

– 17:35 – Luigi’s Mansion Dark Moon now. Coming March 2013

– 17:33 – New Super Mario Bros. 2 has free DLC for a limited time. New DLC pack coming soon.

– 17:31 – Talking about Professor Layton & the Miracle Mask and Paper Mario: Sticker Star. The first is out now, the later is coming out on Friday

– 17:30 – Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Name Confirmed) coming Q2 2013 (April-June)

– 17:29 – Now on to the 3DS.

– 17:28 – Google Maps coming to Europe

– 17:25 – Now they’re showing Wii U Panorama View. You buy experiences from the eShop. These include a London bus tour (stupid tourists) and a walk around New York City. Out Spring 2013

– 17:23 – Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for Wii U and 3DS. Both launch simultaneously. 3D video coming to eShop soon. Out March 2013

– 17:22 – (NA) Have had Wii Fit U and Luigi’s Mansion

– 17:20 – Yay. Pikmin 3. Out in the second half of 2013

– 17:19 – Now Little Inferno/Chasing Aroura. Both out now

– 17:18 – Onto the eShop now. Zen Pinball 2 out later this year, with DLC tables

– 17:17 – Now he’s talking about Miiverse. ….System Update…….must preform…….

– 17:15 – OH MY GOD THIS IS BRILLIANT. SHIBATA IS SINGING CALL ME MAYBE. It’s about SiNG Party which is out January 18th

– 17:14 – Back to Europe. Scrriblenauts Unlimited Wii U now

– 17:13 – (NA) They’ve had Pikmin 3 and Game & Wario

– 17:12 – (NA) Yawn, I’ll go find out what’s happening in North America

– 17:11 – Nanja Gaiden 3: Razors Edge developer interview now. Out January 11th 2013

– 17:10 – FIFA 13 now. Showing Man City score against Arsenal 😦 #bias

– 17:08 – Mass Effect 3 footage now. Was also a launch title

– 17:05 – Onto some Europe Wii U launch titles. Starting with a developer interview with the developer of Sonic & SEGA All Star Racers. No matter what he says, it won’t change my opinion on it (average)

– 17:02 – LEGO City Undercovered is on. Looks similar to the Japanese footage. Coming early 2013 in Europe. Features Morgan Freeman. Launches alongside some LEGO City Undercovered LEGO models.

– 17:01 – It’s Laaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaging!

– 17:00 – It’s PEGI 18!

– 16:33 – Just over 25 minutes till the presentation starts. There will be a summary of the Japanese presentation coming at around 6-7:00PM (GMT). Remember the North American presentation begins at the same time.

– 20:08 (Wed) – So, with the Nintendo Directs coming tomorrow, what games will be detailed? If you were putting money on it, I would say for the Wii U, Pikmin 3, Game & Wario, a Monster Hunter and LEGO City Undercovered. For the 3DS, Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Euro name TBD) and Luigi’s Mansion Dark Moon. Till tomorrow.



• LEGO City Undercovered for Wii U will be released in ‘early’ 2013. Expect to see the game hit the selves before March
• Zen Pinball 2 coming to the Wii U eShop before 2013. It will feature paid-for levels
• Wii U Panorama will be released come Spring 2013. The game will feature paid-for experiences where you tour around famous areas, such as London and New York. There will be free samples which will come to the Wii U eShop soon.
• Google Maps is coming to the Wii U soon
• Animal Crossing: New Leaf coming to Europe in Q2 2013
• Devilish Brain Training coming to the 3DS on March 8th
• Castlevainia Lord of Shadow/Mirror of Fate coming March 2013
• Harmo Knight is coming to the 3DS eShop in March 2013
• Picross E2 coming to Europe’s 3DS eShop in January 2013
• Tokyo Crash Mobs coming to Europe’s 3DS eShop on January 17th
• Hydroadventure: Fluidity Cycle coming to Europe’s 3DS eShop on December 13th
• Fire Emblem: Awakening coming in April 2013


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