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JOIN US FOR A NEW NINTENDO DIRECT ON 7th AUGUST

Mr IwataMr Shibata bring updates on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS software for 2013

6 th August 2013 ndash; Nintendo today announced a new edition of Nintendo Direct. The broadcast, hosted by Nintendo President Satoru Iwata and Nintendo of Europe President Satoru Shibata, will mainly provide updates on software coming to Wii U and Nintendo 3DS in the remainder of 2013.

The new Nintendo Direct will be streamed from the Nintendo Direct website on 7 th August at 3pm UK Time (4pm CEST).

For further updates:

Nintendo Direct website http://nintendo.co.uk/nintendodirect

Nintendo Direct on Ustream http://www.ustream.tv/NintendoUK

Nintendo of Europe on Twitter https://twitter.com/nintendoeurope

Nintendo UK on Twitter https://twitter.com/nintendouk

Wii U (UK) on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/WiiU.co.uk

Nintendo 3DS (UK) on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Nintendo3DSuk

Nintendo UK on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/NintendoUK

About Nintendo:

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii Utrade; and Wiitrade; home consoles, Nintendo 3DStrade; and Nintendo DStrade; family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment Systemtrade;, Nintendo has sold more than 4.1 billion video games and more than 655 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii U, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSitrade; and Nintendo DSi XLtrade;, as well as the Game Boytrade;, Game Boy Advancetrade;, Super NEStrade;, Nintendo 64trade; and Nintendo GameCubetrade; systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mariotrade;, Donkey Kongtrade;, Metroidtrade;, Zeldatrade; and Pokeacute;montrade;.nbsp; A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of Europe, based in Grossostheim, Germany, was established in 1990 and serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in Europe.

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