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A new Nintendo Direct video presentation aired earlier today, providing us with 48 minutes of updates and announcements for both 3DS and Wii U. New trailers, new Amiibo, updates on DLC for Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros., and much, much more was featured in the Direct. If you missed anything, we've got you covered! We've got the full video presentation for you after the jump, as well as a links to all the big stories from the day!

The first gameplay for the Mewtwo character DLC in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS was shown off in today's Nintendo Direct presentation. After the presentation, the Super Smash Bros. website was updated with a batch of new screenshots for the legendary Pokémon. These screenshots show Mewtwo using his moves to fight various characters, and some even showcase his Mega Evolution, Mega Mewtwo Y.

Check out the screenshots after the jump!

During today's Nintendo Direct, Nintendo head Satoru Iwata promised Nintendo fans that there will be another retailer-exclusive Amiibo coming shortly. Much to the dismay of Amiibo collectors and Mother fans alike, we got one.

Right after the Direct, the GameStop Twitter announced that the Ness Amiibo will be exclusive to GameStop locations, and that pre-orders will begin tomorrow at 2PM Central time. Head inside to check out the tweet.

Get ready to fire up those engines, because Mario Kart 8 is kicking things up a notch! For the first time ever, a mode even faster than 150cc is being added. On April 23 Nintendo will be releasing an update that unlocks a 200cc mode, and it's completely free. It looks like you can even pull off some new tricks! You can check out footage of the new, faster mode by clicking below!

When Amiibo was first announced as a Super Smash Bros. companion, most Nintendo fans could never have pictured them being supported in anything but Smash. They were more than happy to find out that Amiibo use was going to be this widespread. With compatibility in games like Hyrule Warriors, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, and Mario Kart 8, it was great to see our little friends have so much more use.

In today's Nintendo Direct, Nintendo took us back to Mario Kart 8, announcing that it will soon accommodate a slew of Amiibo that have come out since the game's initial launch, or which will arrive in the near future. In the new update, the game will see support for a ton of new Amiibo – head inside to find out which!

Mario Kart 8's second DLC pack was expected to launch in May, but Nintendo is releasing it early! The DLC will now launch on April 23 instead. As previously announced, it features three new racers, four new karts, and eight new courses for $7.99, but it's even cheaper if you buy both packs together. The Animal Crossing themed course features a remix of the New Leaf theme, Resetti as a stage hazard, and both a town and a beach. Additionally, the season will change every time you race on the course, so you can experience Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter!

In today's Nintendo Direct, Pokémon Rumble World, the next entry in the popular Pokémon Rumble series, has just been unveiled and will release on April 8th for free from the Nintendo eShop. In this game, Pokémon toys will travel to multiple lands by hot air balloon and will recruit other Pokémon to join them; this time around, you'll be able to recruit Pokémon from the original Red and Blue through Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.

Head inside to learn more!

Rejoice horror game fans! It is finally happening: Fatal Frame V is coming to North America! During their direct today, Nintendo announced the acclaimed Japanese horror game, which launched last year in Japan, is coming to the Wii U later this year. Fatal Frame V fully incorporates the GamePad as a gameplay element as the player will use is as a camera, which for those familiar with Fatal Frame, know is an essential component of the game.

Let us know your thoughts after the jump! 

In 2013, Nintendo announced a partnership between Atlus and Intelligent Systems, who, since then, have been working on a crossover title known as Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem. Nintendo had remained silent about the game, stating that it was still in development whenever asked about it. Today, the first gameplay trailer for this title has been shown off.

Check out more details after the jump!

During today's Nintendo Direct, we got a good look at a lot of indie games on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. Included in this indie presentation was the news that Mutant Mudds: Super Challenge, which will be available on both consoles, supports cross-buy. There is even a loyalty discount if you own the original Mutant Mudds. You can check out a sizzle reel of the games shown off today by clicking below, and you can check out footage of more Nintendo indie games here

Those who miss their old Nintendo 64 games but don't have working equipment to run it, you will be in luck soon. Nintendo DS and Nintendo 64 titles will be added to Nintendo's Virtual Console this year, according to today's Nintendo Direct. Both systems have less-than-traditional controls, but Nintendo seems to have taken that into account. DS titles will have various display modes, with some games consolidating both screens onto one, while others will split them between the main screen and gamepad. Nintendo 64 titles will have various control schemes, with several defaults based on hand-positions for the old, three-pronged Nintendo 64 controller. Games will cost between $7 and $10, it seems, with games you used to own on Wii being discounted to $2.

Some of the games and release dates coming out listed after the jump.

During today's Nintendo Direct, we finally got a release date for new IP Splatoon. The ink-blasting third-person shooter launches exclusively on Wii U on May 29. Additionally, the rumored lineup of Splatoon Amiibo has been confirmed. Launching on the same day as the game, there will be male and female Inklings, as well as a squid. These Amiibo will provide missions and exclusive gear for your character when you use them. You can buy all three in a pack, or purchase the each Inkling separately. 

Further, two new game modes have been announced: an online ranked battle, where you fight against others in 4v4 set ups to rise to the top of the leaderboards, and the Battle Dojo, a local 1v1 battle mode where you can hone your skills with friends.

Up until now, Amiibo have exclusively been plastic figurines, but Nintendo has just announced a very different kind of Amiibo. Yoshi's Woolly World is getting special Yoshi plushie Amiibos, seen to the left. In addition to being adorable, they unlock a second Yoshi in your game, so you can do all of the things that are normally only possible in co-op mode while playing alone. The Yoshi plushie Amiibos will launch in green, pink, and light blue.

The newest entry into the Yoshi series, Yoshi's Wooly World, is going to take an interesting approach to the series. Two modes will be offered to players, Classic Mode and Mellow Mode. Classic Mode will feature the hard and normal gameplay elements fans of the series have come to expect. Mellow Mode, on the other hand, will give Yoshi wings for the entire stage and provide a much more laid back approach to the game. Players will be allowed to switch between these game modes at any point during the game. This allows players to decide how difficult they want the game to be.

Let us know your thoughts after the jump! 

During today's Nintendo Direct, we were given a large amount of information on Nintendo's upcoming Mario Maker. In a trailer for the game, we saw a montage of Mario games across the years, with the footage all created in Mario Maker. That special video presentation can be seen after the jump.

Alongside all of this, we got word that Mario Maker will be coming out this September. Head inside for more!