Tons of info.
Nintendo had a ton of news to share during today’s Direct, not only for Nintendo Switch, but also for the 3DS. There were a handful of new announcements, as well as release dates for some of Nintendo’s biggest upcoming titles. If you happened to miss the presentation, we’ll help you get up to speed with all the announcements. We’ll start off with all the 3DS announcements before getting into the Nintendo Switch news.
Hey! Pikmin was given a release date of July 28 for 3DS. A new Pikmin amiibo figure will also be launching alongside the game.
Ever Oasis got a bit of new information on how you work with a water spirit named Esna to restore a dry oasis. The new title will be available on June 23, exclusively for Nintendo 3DS.
Monster Hunter Stories makes its way west this fall on Nintendo 3DS. It’s a more story-focused title in the series that comes with a brand new cartoony art style and turn-based battle system.
The definitive version of Yo-Kai Watch 2, called Psychic Specters, hits 3DS this fall.
Culdcept Revolt, a card meets board game mashup, comes out on August 29 for Nintendo 3DS. RPG Maker FES also comes to 3DS on June 27.
Miitopia, an RPG starring your very own Miis, comes west sometimes in 2017 . It’s basically a combination of a turn-based RPG with Tomodachi Life.
DLC was announced for Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia. Nintendo didn’t specify what the DLC might be, but said it can be bought individually, in packs, or through a Season Pass.
Team Kirby Clash Deluxe, a fighting minigame, is coming to 3DS as a standalone title via the Nintendo eShop today.
Kirby’s Blowout Blast is a brand new Kirby game focused on third-person fighting, where Kirby has to use his powers to shoot enemies. It comes to the eShop this summer. A new multiplayer Kirby action game is also currently in development for 3DS. No further details were shared, but it will be available this holiday season.
Bye-Bye Boxboy is available on Nintendo eShop today, and comes with amiibo functionality that will give you extra costumes in-game.
Three brand new Legend of Zelda amiibo come to stores on June 23. They’ll be three new versions of Link from Majora’s Mask, Twilight Princess, and Skyward Sword.
The Cloud, Corrin, and Bayonetta amiibo for Super Smash Bros. finally got a release date of July 21. Each amiibo will come in two different variations and some will only be available at select retailers, although Nintendo didn’t announce which ones.