Nintendo Direct roundup: 'Mario Maker,' 'Splatoon' and extra

Nintendo Direct roundup: 'Mario Maker,' 'Splatoon' and more

As we speak’s Nintendo Direct featured a light-weight feast of sci-fi adventures and fantasy tales, together with a new Star Fox recreation, the return of basic Tremendous Nintendo video games (unique to the New 3DS handheld), a new Kirby recreation and the announcement of Monster Hunter Generations for Western audiences. Phew. However that wasn’t the whole lot — we have collected one of the best trailers and tweets from at this time’s Nintendo Direct under. Feast on this:


Put together your paint weapons for 2 free Splatoon updates. The primary, which drops on March eighth, balances a few of the recreation’s gear and improves the matchmaking system. The second replace provides new weapon mixtures. That one does not have a launch date simply but.

A later #Splatoon replace will add new weapon combos beneath the identify “Sheldon’s Picks.” #NintendoDirectNA

— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) March three, 2016

Tremendous Mario Maker

Tremendous Mario Maker will get an replace on March ninth that provides new gadgets to fiddle with, together with a key and a locked door. It additionally throws in a Tremendous Professional mode within the one hundred-Mario Problem.

Greater than 6.2 million #SuperMarioMaker programs have been uploaded. #NintendoDirectNA

— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) March three, 2016

Tokyo Mirage Periods #FE

This one is a brand new RPG from the studio behind the Persona and Megami Tensei collection. It is as a consequence of hit the Wii U on June twenty fourth.

#TokyoMirageSessions #FE launches solely for #WiiU on 6/24. #NintendoDirectNA

— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) March three, 2016

Misplaced Reavers

Misplaced Reavers is an internet multiplayer zombie-preventing and puzzle-fixing journey recreation from Bandai Namco. The open beta begins on April 14th and the sport lands on April twenty eighth.

Paper Mario Colour Splash

Wii U gamers can add somewhat colour to their lives later this yr, Nintendo guarantees.

Paper Mario should convey colour again to Prism Island together with his new paint hammer! #NintendoDirectNA

— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) March three, 2016

Pocket Card Jockey

Pokémon studio Recreation Freak has a brand new title referred to as Pocket Card Jockey, and it is exactly what it seems like — solitaire combined with horse racing. The quicker you clear up the solitaire puzzles, the faster your horse. This one drops for the 3DS in Might.

The wild and distinctive Pocket Card Jockey launches solely within the #eShop on #3DS in Might. #NintendoDirectNA

— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) March three, 2016

Azure Striker Gunvolt 2

Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 hits the 3DS eShop in the summertime, and the unique recreation is on sale by way of June 1st.

Hyrule Warriors Legends

This pretty little 3DS recreation drops on March twenty fifth, full with 4 DLC packs. Nintendo will promote a Season Move that nets clients all the add-on content material (plus a bonus costume for Ganondorf).

A brand new character is heading to #HyruleWarriorsLegends as DLC: Medli from #Zelda The Wind Waker! #NintendoDirectNA

— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) March three, 2016

Bravely Second: Finish Layer

Finish Layer launched in Japan final yr and it is lastly coming stateside on April fifteenth. It is an RPG and the sequel to Bravely Default, which occurs to be a completely satisfying recreation in case you’re into Japanese ranges of grinding and problem. A demo for Finish Layer hits the 3DS on March tenth.

Dragon Quest 7

We’ll let Nintendo break this one down for you:

Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Previous launches for #3DS later in 2016. #NintendoDirectNA

— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) March three, 2016

Metroid Prime: Federation Drive

Federation Pressure is the subsequent official installment within the Metroid collection, and it is a web-based, multiplayer, quasi-RPG. It has a singleplayer choice, as properly. Gamers can customise their characters, specializing in traits like therapeutic or weapons, for instance.

Metroid Prime: Federation Pressure, the subsequent chapter within the Metroid Prime saga, launches in late spring 2016.

— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) March three, 2016

Rhythm Heaven Megamix

And eventually:

Faucet! Faucet! TAP! #RhythmHeaven Megamix launches for #3DS later this yr. #NintendoDirectNA

— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) March three, 2016