Last night’s Nintendo Direct presentations just blew away what the company had to show at E3 for 3DS. Look at all these announcements that we got!:
- Nintendo 3DS XL releasing to the States on August 28 fo $199 in Red and Blue
- Namco Bandai will assist Sakurai and his team with the development of Super Smash Bros. 3DS/Wii U
- Fire Emblem: Awakening ships in the U.S. next year
- Animal Crossing 3DS and FE: Awakening ship in Europe first half of 2013
- Kingdom Hearts 3D demo on the U.S. eShop now
- Theatrhythm Final Fantasy demo on the EU eShop
- eShop anniversary sale - 20 percent off popular games for two weeks
- Nintendo of America promises two Virtual Console releases a week from now on
- New Super Mario Bros. 2 will have Coin Rush stages sold post-release as paid DLC
- Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask releasing in the U.S. this November
- Pokémon Typing Adventure for Europe in Sept.
- FreakyForms Deluxe with an RPG mode releasing in Europe to retail on July 28
- Gyouretsu Nageloop, a new eShop puzzler, was revealed for Japan — think Puzzloop/Zuma, except you throw people instead of shooting balls
We’ll start posting some trailers from last night soon. It’s great to have news to post again, after a short post-E3 period of almost no new 3DS announcements.