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Xenoblade Chronicles XStar Fox Zero, and other games have been given release dates for the holidays this year in both North America and the U.K.

The Wii U exclusive RPG, Xenoblade Chronicles X will be released worldwide on December 4th. Other worldwide releases include Star Fox Zero, which will be released on November 20th. Mario Tennis: Ultra will also be released on November 20th in the U.K, with no release date yet for North America. 

Other major Wii U titles include Yoshi’s Woolly World on October 16th, Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water on October 22nd and Devils Third on December 11th. 

Nintendo handheld titles for the North American market were also revealed. The Legend of Zelda: Triforce Heroes will be released on October 23rd, Yo-Kai Watch on November 6th, and Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon on November 20th. 

A full lineup of Nintendo titles this holiday season.

A full lineup of Nintendo titles this holiday season for North America.

Nintendo also showed off their upcoming amiibo lineup, including the releases of Bowser Jr, Ganondorf, Capt. Olimar, Zero Suit Samus and Dr. Mario on September 11th. Other Super Smash Bros. amiibos, including R.O.B the Robot, Mr. Game and Watch, and Duck Hunt, will be released on September 25th, while Star Fox stalwart Falco Lombardi will get a separate release on November 20th. Finally, Mewtwo will be released on November 13th. 

The mega-yarn Yoshi for Yoshi’s Woolly World will be released on November 25th in North America and November 27th in the U.K. The smaller yarn Yoshi’s will see a release on October 16th. 

The only amiibos with no release date are for the Animal Crossing Amiibo Festival game, which also is still listed for the holidays of 2015 in both countries. 

Business Wire has also reported on a Wii U bundle for the holiday season. For the Wii U, Wal-Mart is offering a Super Mario Maker bundle, which includes the system and the game, the idea book for Super Mario Maker, and a 30th anniversary modern color amiibo. 

So are you looking forward to the holiday lineup for Nintendo? Leave your comments below. 

 


Robert Grosso

Staff Writer

A game playing, college teaching, erudite-minded scholar who happens to write some articles every so often. Have worked as a journalist, critic, educator and blogger for over five years now, with articles published (as user editorials) on Game Revolution and Giant Bomb as well as a contributor for the websites Angry Bananas and Blistered Thumbs. Now making TechRaptor my home.