Nintendo recently held an entire Nintendo Direct dedicated to the Nintendo 3DS and its software lineup through early next year, and along the way they revealed a ton of surprises.
This was the main focus of the discussion portion in this week's episode of Nintendo Week, our Nintendo-themed podcast here at Gamnesia. There's so much news and so many widely-varying thoughts ranging from glowing to burnt-out that it it can't be summarized in a text recap. So check out the discussion video above for our full thoughts, or keep reading below for a refresher on all the stories that were revealed.
- A New Trailer for Pokémon Sun and Moon Reveals a New Alolan Rattata
- There's a New Version of Super Mario Maker Coming to Nintendo 3DS
- Animal Crossing is Getting its Own Nintendo Direct this Fall
- Nintendo's Launching a Line of Classic Zelda Amiibo on December 2nd
- Mario Party: Star Rush is Getting a Free eShop App So You Can Play With Friends with Just One Game
- Animal Crossing: New Leaf's Major Update Introduces Traveling Villagers in Mobile Homes
- The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Launches on Wii U eShop Today
- Hyrule Warriors Legends' Next DLC Pack Includes Toon Zelda and a Sand Wand Weapon
- Pikmin is Getting a New Sidescrolling Adventure Game on Nintendo 3DS
- "Tank Troopers" is a New eShop Game Where You Battle Tanks with Ice, Lightning, and More
- "Mario Sports Superstars" is a New 3DS Game Featuring Full Mario Baseball, Soccer, Golf, and More
- Nintendo 3DS' StreetPass is Getting Five New Games and a Premium Version for Faster Use
- You Can Get a Free 3DS Theme by Pre-Puchasing Dragon Quest VII on the eShop
- You Can Now Download a Free Demo of Picross 3D: Round 2
- Yoshi's Woolly World is Coming to Nintendo 3DS With New Features and Stop-Motion Shorts
- Yo-kai Watch 2 Features New Battle Mechanics and Version-Exclusive Yo-kai
- You Can Get Free Frozen Outfits by Preordering Disney Magical World 2
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