Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon for the Nintendo 3DS won't materialize in the Americas until the first half of 2013, Nintendo revealed today in an update on upcoming releases for handheld systems. The game's year-end release window, which was previously set for this year's holiday season, is survived by several other titles for the 3DS and DS.
Pokemon Black and White Version 2 will hit the Nintendo DS October 8. Skylanders Giants upsizes the series' staple "inter action figures" on October 21. Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask will mark the puzzle-solving professor's first 3DS appearance on October 28. Mario returns to his 2.5-dimensional world in Paper Mario: Sticker Star on November 11, and highlights from the calendar close out with Epic Mickey: The Power of Illusion on November 18.
For more on Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon, check out the latest trailer from Comic-Con 2012 below.