EB Expo 2012: Nintendo Australia to Showcase Wii U at Event

Nintendo may have one of the most popular booths at EB Expo this year with the recent confirmation that the Wii U will be playable to the public for the first time in Australia during the event.

“We are incredibly excited to be able to showcase Nintendo’s innovative new Wii U game console to Australian consumers at this year’s EB Games Expo,” said Steve Wilson, Managing Director of EB Games Australia and New Zealand. “EB Games Expo will be the first time gamers in Australia get to go hands on with Wii U.”

EB Expo 2012: Nintendo Australia to Showcase Wii U at Event

Recently releasing details on the Australian and New Zealand launch date with prices, you’ll be able to get hands-on with the Wii U before its official November 30th, 2012 launch date.

The successor to the Wii is a HD console, packing more power and more variety than ever before. Working retroactively with existing Wii remotes, everyone will want to get their busy hands on the all new Wii U GamePad controller. Play with up to five players from the one console.

Australian gamers will be able to play a variety of the titles available at launch, including Nintendo Land, New Super Mario Bros. U and ZombiU

Full list of available games on show at EB Expo 2012 are listed below:

  • New Super Mario Bros. U
  • Nintendo Land
  • SiNG Party
  • ZombiU
  • Darksiders II
  • Batman: Arkham City Armoured Edition
  • Assassin’s Creed III
  • Scribblenauts Unlimited
  • Just Dance 4
  • Game Party Champions
  • Sonic & All Star Racing Transformed

EB Games Expo 2012 is held at the Sydney Showgrounds at Sydney Olympic Park from Friday October 5th through to Sunday October 7th. 2012. Tickets can be purchased at ebgames.com.au, in-store at any EB Games or alternatively at ticketek.com.au.