With the European launch of Wii U getting ever closer — quiet, North Americans — Nintendo of Europe has now issued its definitive list of packaged retails games that'll be there on day one. We already knew about all — or at least most — of these, but it's nevertheless nice to see a confirmed line-up for what games you'll be able to buy in stores on 30th November. Check it out below.

Assassin’s Creed III
Batman: Arkham City Armoured Edition
Ben 10: Omniverse
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Darksiders II
Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
Family Party: 30 Great Games Obstacle Arcade
Funky Barn
Game Party Champions
Just Dance 4
Mass Effect 3 Special Edition
New Super Mario Bros. U
Nintendo Land
Rabbids Land
Skylanders Giants
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed
Sports Connection
Tank! Tank! Tank!
Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Wii U Edition
Transformers Prime
Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013

As part of the same press release, Nintendo also confirmed the remaining opportunities, outside of demo pods at GAME stores, for UK gamers to go hands on with the system.

Metro Centre, Newcastle: 22nd - 25th November
Hyper Japan, Earls Court, London: 23rd – 25th November
The Gadget Show Live @ Christmas, Excel, London: 30th November – 2nd December
Westfield, London: 6th – 9th December
The Centre, Milton Keynes: 13th – 16th December
Arndale, Manchester: 3rd – 6th January

So there you have it, Europe, and there'll be eShop download-only games available as well. Are you happy with this launch line-up?