For detailed information about this series, see: Nintendo Land at Nintendo Wiki
Nintendo Land is a videogame created by Nintendo as a launch title for the Wii U console, and intended to demonstrate its functionalities. It was released on November 18, 2012, along with the console and boundled with it in all regions except Japan.
Much like the Wii games series, and specifically Wii Sports, Nintendo Land puts the player in control of the Miis and consists in various minigames. It takes place in a fictional Nintendo-themed park, with various attractions based on Nintendo franchises, each one corresponding to a minigame. These are:
Team attractions (players 1-5):
- The Legend of Zelda: Battle Quest
- Metroid Blast
- Pikmin Adventure
Competitive attractions (players 2-5):
- Mario Chase
- Luigi's Ghost Mansion
- Animal Crossing: Sweet Day
Solo attractions (1 player):
- Takamaru's Ninja Castle
- Donkey Kong's Crash Course
- Captain Falcon's Twister Race
- Balloon Trip Breeze
- Yoshi's Fruit Cart
- Octopus Dance
The only original character is the park's host, Monita, which is a female robot with a monitor for head. She also has an evil counterpart called Dark Monita appearing in Pikmin Adventure and Metroid Blast.
Links to other series
Note: every minigame in Nintendo Land is supposed to be a theme park attraction, so every element from other series is considered an imitation of the original one, therefore only creating a Sub-universe link with its series.
Mascot link: Miis are the main characters in Nintendo Land.