We got quite a few announcements this morning from Nintendo.  Here’s the quick and dirty:




  • Mario & Luigi: Dream Team —  Next installment in the Mairo & Luigi RPG franchise, coming July 12
  • Mario Golf: World Tour — Includes international online play, coming this summer
  • Mario Party — Includes 7 boards and 81 minigames, due this winter
  • Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D — balance adjusted and levels added for 3DS, coming May 24
  • Yoshi’s Island 3DS — stays true to the original in terms of style and gameplay, stay tuned for details
  • Mario & Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move — puzzle game coming to eShop on May 9
  • Animal Crossing: New Leaf — 3DS XL bundle announced, June 9
  • Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages/Seasons — these classic games are coming to the eShop on May 30
  • New Legend of Zelda game — set in the world of Link to the Past, scheduled for holiday season
  • Bravely Default: Flying Fairy — RPG beloved in Japan, coming to NA next year
  • Professor Layton: Azran Legacy — finishing the second Layton trilogy, coming next year
  • Level-5 eShop trio — some of Japan’s top developers are releasing The Starship Damrey, Bugs vs. Tanks!, and Attack of the Friday Monsters! for the eShop
  • Shin Megami Tensei IV — this immersive RPG is launching on July 16, coming as a Box Set including a soundtrack, slipcase, and art book



  • Pikmin 3 — Including flying pink Pikmin, coming August 4
  • Super Luigi U — New version of Super Mario Bros. U, coming this summer
  • Earthbound coming to Virtual Console this year
  • Game & Wario — full of delightful minigames, coming June 23
  • Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate — update coming allowing off-TV play
  • Update coming with faster load times
  • Virtual Console and Panorama view coming next week