Is this a list of Wii 2 games in development?

At next month’s E3 event in Los Angeles, Nintendo will take the wraps off its next-generation console, code-named “Project Cafe” and tentatively dubbed the Wii 2. The console will reportedly feature powerful new hardware architecture and yet another revolutionary controller, this time with rumored 6-inch touchscreen.

Of course, a console is worthless without solid launch games and a steady flow of must-buy games in order to maintain the new momentum that new machines tend to generate. LazyGamer has what it believes is a possible leaked list of titles that are currently being developed for the Wii 2 or are planned. Check out the full list after the break and decide for yourself if the list is bogus or not.

First Party
Launch Games

  • Extreme Sports Cafe (New IP, Combines 1080 and Wave Race + Other Sports)
  • Pikmin Cafe (Interfaces with Pikmin 3DS)
  • Endless Ocean Cafe
  • Nintendogs Cafe Kennel (Interfaces with Nintendogs + Cats)
  • Mii Explore (New IP, Multiplayer Adventure Game)

Launch Window

  • Kirby’s Epic Yarn 2 (Launch Window, Multiplayer)
  • Wario Ware Cafe (Launch – Launch Window?)

Future Games

  • Super Mario Cafe (Late 2012/Early 2013, Paradigm Shift a la SM64)
  • Legend of Paper Zelda (Mid 2012, Paper Mario version of SNES Zelda)
  • Fire Emblem Cafe (Late 2012)
  • Retro Studios IP (Late 2012, New IP)
  • Project Sora IP (New IP)
  • Monolith Soft RPG (New IP)
  • Miyamoto Game (New IP)

Third Party
Launch Games

  • Battlefield 3 (Extra Content)
  • Street Fighter X Tekken (Timed Exclusive)
  • SSX
  • Super Monkey Ball Cafe
  • Tony Hawk Cafe
  • Ridge Racer Cafe
  • Mass Effect 3 (Possibly with ME 1 + 2)
  • InVersion
  • Dragons Dogma
  • Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
  • Metal Gear Solid: Rising (Extra Content)
  • Silent Hill: Downpour (Extra Content)
  • PES 2013 Cafe (Timed Exclusive)
  • Trauma Center Cafe

Launch Window

  • Modern Warfare 3
  • Grand Theft Auto V (Launch, Timed Exclusive)
  • Dead Space Spin Off
  • Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Cafe
  • Soul Caliber V (Extra Content)

Future Games

  • Sonic Cafe (Sonic Generations)
  • Platinum Games IP (Bayonetta 2)
  • Phantasty Star Online 2 (Late 2012?)
  • SEGA Game (???)
  • The Amazing Spider-Man: The Game
  • Rockstar Game (New IP?)
  • BioShock Infinite (Timed Exclusive)
  • Red Steel III
  • Beyond Good & Evil 2
  • Doom 4
  • Madden 2013 (Timed Exclusive)
  • Tiger Woods 13
  • Fight Night Cafe
  • Need for Speed Cafe
  • Level-5 Game (New IP)
  • Kingdom Hearts Cafe (Possibly KH3)
  • Square Enix Game (New IP)
  • Square Enix Game (???)
  • Grasshopper Game (New IP or No More Heroes 3)
  • Valve Game (Possibly a collection set + new game?)
  • Epic Games (New IP, Bulletstorm 2 or New Gears of War Trilogy exclusive to Café)

For the most part the list looks solid if Nintendo is supposed to recapture the hardcore gamer, but some of these are just fishy, Gears of War and Mass Effect on a Nintendo console? Microsoft would never let that fly. I call fake on most of these, but a GTA5 or Kingdom Hearts game on the Wii 2 would take the cake for moi.

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