Nintendo has released another Nintendo Direct video for gamers to consume.
Satora Iwata the star of these videos is right up front and begins with the announcement of the latest Mario & Sonic series. They will be taking it to the upcoming Olympic games in Sochi, Russia. Titled Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games it will be for the Wii U and it will also feature levels from Nintendo and Sega’s levels that will bend realism in favor of pulling off crazy stunts.
Nintendo has also entered into a worldwide partnership with Sega in regards to the Sonic the Hedgehog series. The next game in the franchise Sonic the Hedgehog: Lost Worlds will bring a new action/adventure platforming for the Wii U and 3DS.
The eShop will also be getting additional Sega Game Gear titles very soon.
Treehouse takes over the game announcements, to talk about The Legend of Zelda: Oracle series, which is due out on May 30th 2013. Each of the games, Oracle of Ages and Oracle of Seasons will sell for $5.99 each, on the virtual console on the 3DS. But for the first three weeks they will be on sale for $4.99 each.
Nintendo is going over some 3DS games that are out and are coming soon, in Mario and Donkey Kong: Mini’s on the Move, Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D and Animal Crossing: New Leaf.
Game & Wario coming for the Wii U gets a new video and a release date of June 23rd. It will have an MSRP of $39.99.
Jumping over to Resident Evil: Revelations for the Wii U, it will feature a new mode difficulty called Infernal. With updated graphics and a few new characters from the 3DS. The game will be hitting retail and be downloadable on May 21st.
New Super Luigi U will feature a four player content, however since Mario isn’t around, the three other characters are blue and yellow Toad as well as someone called Nabbit? Who was from New Super Mario Brothers U, he stole items from levels and you would chase him down. The DLC will be available in the eShop on June 20th 2013. You can also purchase a stand alone version from retail, but you will have to wait until August 25th to get your hands on that version.
The Wonderful 101 which has not gotten much information in a while is finally getting a release date of September 15th 2013. But that is all we get.
Oliver is confirmed to not be the main character for Pikmen 3, instead there will be three new ones. Their name are Alph, Brittany and the captain Charlie. There mission is to collect food for their home planet Koppai.
That’s all from Nintendo. Expect more news around E3 in June which will be happening on the 11th through the 13th 2013.
Here is the full video for those that want to watch it.