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Nintendo Schedules 'Project Giant Robot' for Wii U in U.S.

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Nintendo plans Star Fox, Legend of Zelda, Devil's Third U.S. releases

Nintendo released its nine-month earnings report on Thursday, which revealed the company's localization plans for 2015. The report includes Nintendo's tentatively titled "Project Giant Robot" for the Wii U, which is slated for release in Japan this year and in the United States in the first half of 2015.

Shigeru Miyamoto introduced his "Project Giant Robot" game at E3 last year. In this title, "players control sky-scraping automatons, angling the Wii U GamePad in front of a TV screen while shifting their torsos left and right or up and down to maneuver the robot's upper-body while thumbing the controller's joysticks to punch or grab — almost like a full-body game of Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots. The GamePad shows you what the robot sees, while the TV screen offers a zoomed-back view, letting onlookers — as well as you — admire your tromping, pummeling handiwork."

The earnings report also confirmed plans to release The Legend of Zelda (temporary title) for Wii U in Japan, Europe, and the U.S. this year, as well as the following other Wii U titles: Star Fox (temporary title), "Project Guard" (temporary title), and "Mario Maker" (temporary title). Yoshinobu Itagaki and his Valhalla Game Studios' Devil's Third Wii U game is slated for 2015 in Europe and the U.S., but has a "TBD" date for Japan. The list of upcoming titles also includes a listing of the Shin Megami Tensei x Fire Emblem cross-over RPG for Japan, the U.S., and Europe, but in all three regions Nintendo notes the release date as "TBD."

[Via Siliconera]

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