Lego City Undercover due March 18

Nintendo's spring software lineup includes Traveller's Tales' open-world game for Wii U, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on March 19.

Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon

Nintendo today announced its spring 2013 release plans for North America, scheduling Lego City Undercover to arrive March 18 for the Wii U, followed by Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate a day later on the Wii U and 3DS.

In addition, a second entry in the Lego City series--Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins--will come to the 3DS April 21. That game is a prequel to the Wii U game and follows the efforts of Chase McCain during his early years on the force.

Other Wii U titles getting release dates today include The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct (March 26), Need for Speed: Most Wanted (March 19), and Rayman Legends (February 26). The Wii U version of Aliens: Colonial Marines will be available by the end of March.

Nintendo also divulged release dates for the 3DS games Brain Age: Concentration Training (February 10), Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (March 24), and Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity (March 24).

On top of revealing release dates for various Wii U and 3DS games, Nintendo today announced it will launch a Wii U GamePad Accessory Set February 4. This pack will include a screen protector for the GamePad, an extra-large stylus, and a cleaning cloth. It will sell for $13.

Below is a list of Nintendo's spring 2013 releases, broken down by category. All launch dates are subject to change.

Wii U
The Amazing Spider-Man Ultimate Edition - March
The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct - March 26
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate - March 19
The Croods: Prehistoric Party! - March 19
Need For Speed Most Wanted - March 19
Lego City: Undercover - March 18
Aliens: Colonial Marines - Q1
Rayman Legends - Feb. 26

Nintendo eShop for Wii U
BIT.TRIP Presents…Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien - Q1
Puddle - Q1
The Cave - Jan. 22
Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 - Feb. 7
Toki Tori 2 - Q1
Zen Pinball 2 - Q1

The Croods: Prehistoric Party! - March 19
Kids Learn Pets and Vets Bundle - March 12
Pandora's Tower - Spring

Nintendo 3DS
Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan - Feb. 26
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers - April 16
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate - March 19
The Croods: Prehistoric Party! - March 19
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate - March 5
Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 3D - Feb. 12
Monster High Skultimate Roller Maze - March 13
Naruto Powerful Shippuden - March 5
Brain Age: Concentration Training - Feb. 10
Fire Emblem Awakening - Feb. 4
Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins - April 21
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon - March 24
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity - March 24
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed - Feb. 12

Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS
Bloody Vampire - Jan. 31
Witch's Cat - Jan. 31
Coaster Creator 3D - Q1
Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D - Q1
Disney/Pixar Finding Nemo: Escape to the Big Blue - Jan. 17
Deer Drive Legends - Jan. 17
Ikachan - Q1
Guxt - Q1
Tokyo Crash Mobs - Jan. 17
Fire Emblem Awakening Demo - Jan. 17
Brain Age: Concentration Training Demo - Jan. 24
ATV Wild Ride 3D - Q1
Jewel Master: Cradle of Egypt 2 - March 19
Nano Assault EX - Q1
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Shadow Wars - Jan. 24
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell 3D - Q1

Nintendo DS
The Croods: Prehistoric Party! - March 19
Kids Learn Animals Bundle - Feb. 26
Kids Learn Math and Spelling Bundle - Feb. 26
Kids Learn Pets and Horse Bundle - March 26

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