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Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games heading to Wii U


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During this morning's Nintendo Direct event, the company announced that Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games was in development for the Wii U. Following up on the other successful Mario & Sonic Olympic titles, the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games look to be well represented on the console so far.

Take a look at the first batch of screens and read on for some game info.

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games screens:

The game includes a variety of events from the Winter Games, including curling, skiing, figure skating pairs and snowboard slopestyle – which will make its Olympic debut in Sochi, Russia. Different events might use the Wii Remote Plus controller, Wii U GamePad controller or both. In addition to realistic events, the game also includes those set in the worlds of Sonic and Mario that let players perform moves not possible in real life. Launch details and timing will be announced at a later date.