It's not a habit for their new games, and I'm not complaining at all since here is the first Webisode of Lost Planet: Extreme Condition. The game will be released at the end of December in Japan, and a few weeks later everywhere else.
It's worth noting that the video has been encoded with the VC1/WMV9 Advanced Profile codec, as will be more videos in the future here. They work natively with the 360, but require to install either Windows Media Player 11 or at least the codec itself you'll find on the video download page. Mac and other alternative OS users will have to use a nightly build of VLC, mplayer or any other ffmpeg based media player.
@GriftGFX: I agree about the base on Wii U. (49 minutes ago)
Maybe they just wanted to avoid the impression that it's a WiiU port machine. (1 Hour ago)
Yea I expected a few more ports. There's stuff that won't work because of the loss of the second screen.. but Smash and Mario Maker seemed like obvious choices. (1 Hour ago)
given the no BC, smash is bound to be re-released on the switch in a similar way to mario kart 8 to get more games out within the first year (1 Hour ago)
Smash seems like an odd thing to leave off the table. Maybe they're holding it to help fill out the year. (1 Hour ago)
would have been nice launch games. (1 Hour ago)
It'll make or break the launch.. which seems fine if pre-orders are any indication. I think filling out the spring should be their main worry. MK8 Deluxe and Splatoon 2 help but... (1 Hour ago)