Posts tagged Nintendo Direct
New Legend Of Zelda In Link To The Past World Announced

​Reggie took a role in today's Nintendo Direct to point out that one of his favorite games in the Legend of Zelda series was A Link To The Past. So, he was on board to announce the next, currently unnamed, Zelda title which will be available this holiday on the 3DS and take place in the same world as A Link To The Past. It will keep the same classic top down gameplay while adding a sense of height and volume of the 3D screen on the 3DS which is great for puzzle solving. It features a new storyline and new dungeons. Link will have the ability to become a drawing and move along walls which will also change the view orientation, so that you can see solutions you may not have been able to see before. 

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Animal Crossing Bundle Coming To US

​Animal Crossing: New Leaf launches June 9th here in North America and June 14th in Europe and this sweet Animal Crossing 3DS XL will have a bundle to go with it. It will be priced at $219.99 and have Animal Crossing New Leaf pre-installed on a 4GB SD Card packaged in with the system. ​

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Mario and Donkey Kong Minis On The Move Exclusive To 3DS eShop May 9th

​Revealed during their Nintendo Direct today, Mario and Donkey Kong Minis On The Move is a new puzzle action game as part of the Mario Vs. Donkey Kong series. ​It differs from previous games as you have to place a limited number of tiles down for you to navigate the minis through large areas while collecting coins and other items. There are 180 stages to play through, and you can also create custom stages and upload them as well as download some from other players. 

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Nintendo Talks Features For Donkey Kong Returns 3D

​Nintendo talked about Donkey Kong Country Returns today during their Nintendo Direct. This is a remake from the Wii's Donkey Kong Country Returns. The main thing they have done with 3D is that they have made a new game mode to lower the difficulty since people tend to play their handhelds for short durations. In this new mode, Donkey and Diddy Kong can take more hits, and they have added new helpful items such as the portable DK Barrel which gives you Diddy at anytime, the green balloon that saves you from falling to your death, and the crash board which gives you two extra hits on minecart type levels. They have also added a whole new world with 8 levels. 

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New Super Luigi U Is A Massive DLC Expansion

New Super Luigi U is new DLC content for New Super Mario Bros. U for the Wii U. They have completely changed all 87 levels to make them unique to playing as Luigi. Luigi has the ability to jump higher than Mario. It's also harder for him to stop after dashing. The courses start with only 100 seconds, which would be less time than normal to make them harder and full of hidden items. They have designed the courses for replayability.

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New Mario Party Game Announced For 3DS

Nintendo Announced that Mario Party will be making its return to handhelds this winter with a new version for the 3DS. ​For the first time, there are 7 game boards each with their unique set of rules. There will be a variety of new items to hinder the progress of your opponents or to help you come back. The one they showed was something that let you double the dice roll to give you an advantage if you time the button press correctly. There are varying mini-games that test your speed, concentration, luck, and use the unique features of the 3DS. 

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