Nintendo revealed a ton of exciting news and updates at its’ Nintendo Direct presentation this week. They unveiled some unique details about upcoming Wii U and 3DS titles. Check out some of the highlights below, and be sure to keep those holiday wish lists updated.
For starters, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS got a small roster update. Cloud from Final Fantasy VII, is set to be added to the game as a “playable DLC fighter,” according to Nintendo. Nintendo America’s Scott Moffitt, currently Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing, led a portion of the presentation. He showed plenty of excitement that is sure to give fans plenty to look forward to.
“There’s never been a better time to join in on the fun with Nintendo…From new experiences like Xenoblade Chronicles X that you can enjoy this year to re-imagined favorites like The Legend of Zelda and Pokémon coming in 2016, we have you covered with games you’re sure to love.”
Some of the most notable highlights include:
–The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD – Launches March 4th in a bundle with a new amiibo Wolf Link/Midna figurine.
–Pokkén Tournament– Available for Wii U Spring 2016 for suggested retail price of $59.99.
–Star Fox Zero – Available April 22 for Wii U.
–Hyrule Warriors: Legends – Available March 25 for 3DS for suggested retail price of $39.99.
–Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam – Launches January 22 for 3DS for a suggested retail price of $39.99.
Watch the Nintendo Direct presentation below.
Nintendo Direct is an online presentation about all different types of Nintendo products, and is both hosted and produced by Nintendo. There are several types of Nintendo Direct presentations, and Nintendo Direct had its’ original run on October 21, 2011. Announcements and additional details about Nintendo Direct can be found on Nintendo’s official website.
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