For those that missed it some how. Here are the VOD's and break down of yesterdays Direct.
The latest Nintendo Direct is about to begin. Today’s presentation will focus on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U games that will appear in summer 2016. It won’t have any NX or mobile announcements. Below you fill find the streams and times for the Japanese, North American, and European presentations. Nintendo Direct (JP) – 7am JST: https://www.youtube.com/v/uEOcmR2ZprYThe official Nintendo Direct Japanese website is here. Nintendo Direct (US) – 2pm PT / 4pm CT / 5pm ET
https://www.youtube.com/v/ukIX1DrkfqI The official Nintendo Direct North American website is here. Nintendo Direct (EU) –
Watch live video from NintendoUK on www.twitch.tv
The official Nintendo Direct European website is here.
Nintendo hasn’t mentioned what games will be appearing in the Nintendo Direct. However, the Nintendo Wii U’s Pokken Tournament
and Nintendo 3DS’ Bravely Second: End Layer, Hyrule Warriors Legends,
and Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
will all be released in March 2016.
Break down of the above video's
Nintendo has put out a press release in the wake of yesterday’s Nintendo Direct with highlights from the livestreams. The press release includes a summary of all of the new information released in the Direct, with links, release information and screenshots for all of the featured games.
The full press release can be found below: Momentum for Wii U, Nintendo 3DS Keeps Going Through Winter, Spring and Beyond
New Nintendo Direct Video Reveals Massive Amount of New Information
REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE
)– In a new Nintendo Direct
video, Nintendo revealed new games on the way for its Wii U
and Nintendo 3DS
systems, as well as additional details about previously announced titles. From new games in the Kirby and Paper Mario
franchises to a companion game for Star Fox Zero
, this is one video that can’t be missed.
Fox McCloud returns in Star Fox Zero on April 22.
In Paper Mario: Color Splash, Prism Island is being drained of its color and it’s up to Paper Mario to stop it!
In Kirby: Planet Robobot, invaders have mechanized Dream Land.
Metroid Prime: Federation Force is a first-person adventure fused with puzzle solving, focused on shooting and co-op gameplay.
To view the Nintendo Direct video in its entirety, visit http://www.nintendo.com/nintendo-direct
. Some of the highlights revealed in the video include: Wii U
- Star Fox Zero: Fox McCloud returns in an action-packed new adventure. Multiple paths branch out to give players plenty of places to explore, and each route gives them a completely different experience, with each battle posing its own set of unique challenges. Players will notice their skills get better and better over time, as they become top-notch pilots. In two-player mode, one player can fly the Arwing while the other player aims and shoots. The game launches April 22. The packaged version comes with a Star Fox Guardgame disc at a suggested retail price of $59.99 while the digital version of the game can be purchased by itself from Nintendo eShop for $49.99.
- Star Fox Guard: Players set up 12 cameras to find and defeat enemies who are attacking the mining site of Slippy Toad’s uncle, Grippy Toad. The game includes about 100 stages, but players can also create their own stages by editing the placement of enemies and uploading their levels online. The only way to get the physical version of Star Fox Guard is by purchasing the packaged version ofStar Fox Zero. The game can also be purchased by itself from Nintendo eShop for $14.99. Customers that purchase the digital version of either Star Fox Zero or Star Fox Guard will receive a $4.99 Nintendo eShop discount toward the other game.
- Paper Mario: Color Splash: Prism Island is being drained of its color and it’s up to Paper Mario to stop it! Use Paper Mario’s paint hammer to splash paint on anything it hits and bring the color back to the island in this new action-adventure game. The game will launch later in 2016.
- Super Mario Maker: More than 6.2 million courses from players around the world are available for others to play, and now a freeMarch 9 update will add a Super Expert mode to the 100-Mario Challenge. The mode is unlocked after players clear Expert mode. Super Expert Mode dishes out six extremely tough courses. Additionally, 12 new Mystery Mushroom costumes have been added to 100 Mario Challenge. The update also provides level creators with even more tools:
- Shake a P Switch to turn it into a key. Shake a Door to turn it into a Key Door. Creators can make enemies hold keys, meaning players can’t advance without defeating mandatory bosses.
- Shake a Coin to turn it into a Pink Coin. Players must collect them all to make a key appear.
- Shake a Thwomp to turn it into a massive Skewer column from Super Mario World.
- Additionally, the Super Mario Maker Bookmark site will see additions such as ranking categories for world records and the number of first clears on courses, inspiring new ways to experience the main game.
- Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games: The Wii U version of the game launches on June 24 and includes two events new to the series: Rugby Sevens and Rhythmic Gymnastics Clubs. Every event in the game takes place in locales modeled after the actual venues in Rio.
- Splatoon: The hit multiplayer game is getting more updates. An update on March 8 balances some gear abilities to improve some of the lesser-used ones and make them more appealing. Additional tweaks to matchmaking, Ranked Battles and Splatfests aim to improve the overall user experience. Another update arrives in two waves, with the first coming in April. It will adjust some existing weapons and add new weapon set recommendations as “Sheldon’s Picks.”
- Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE: Slay monsters—and slay like a pop star—all at the same time, in this brand-new RPG from acclaimed developer Atlus. A sinister force from another dimension has invaded modern-day Tokyo, resulting in a fantastical barrage of style, fashion, music and, of course, danger. So play to your strengths in high-energy turn-based battles, then fuse items to craft powerful weapons and crush your foes. Around every corner you’ll find fan-service—including Fire Emblem references—original songs by Japanese entertainment giant Avex, dungeons themed after the entertainment industry and eye-catching music performances. The one-of-a-kind game launches June 24.
- LOST REAVERS: BANDAI NAMCO’s latest free-to-play online co-op action game asks players to team up with other adventurers online to fight zombies and solve puzzles as they search for valuable treasure. As players complete missions, characters will level up, unlock additional skills and increase their in-game funds to acquire new weapons. An open beta version is launching April 14 with the full version coming to Wii U on April 28.