nintendo direct USA 500x278 Nintendo Direct US (May 17) highlights: New Sonic games, New Super Luigi U standalone package

In its latest Nintendo Direct online broadcast, the Kyoto-based gaming giant announced two games from Sega – Sonic: Lost World (Wii U and 3DS) as well as Mario & Sonic at the Sochi Winter Olympics (Wii U).

Nintendo also announced that the previously unveiled New Super Luigi U will now be made available both as a standalone game (July 26), as well as being a DLC add-on (June 20) for customers who already have New Super Mario Bros U, and shared extended gameplay footage from:

  • Game & Wario
  • Pikmin 3
  • Resident Evil Revelations

The release date for Platinum Games’s Wonderful 101 (Wii U) has also been announced. The game will launch in Europe on August 23, Japan on August 24, and in the US on September 15.

And that’s about it from Nintendo Direct this time around. The entire broadcast is about 28 minutes long, and can be viewed via the video we’ve embedded below: