Nintendo Direct: Holiday Edition

Nintendo held its latest Nintendo Direct series of videos to show off upcoming games for their console the Wii U and handheld 3DS.

They have an all new game starring Link from The Legend of Zelda, however it isn’t a new game in the franchise, but rather a spin off. It will combine Links world of Hyrule with that of Temco Koei’s Dynasty Warriors series. Esentially a game where you face massive amounts of enemies and try for a high score by pulling off combos. Titled Hyrule Warriors, not its final title, it will be available on the Wii U in 2014.

Kirby Triple Deluxe the 3DS Kirby game, will keep him doing what he does best, suck up enemies and use their powers against them. He’ll get 20 different abilites to play around with, which should keep fans of the series pretty happy. It will be released in 2014.

Yoshi’s New Island will be coming to the 3DS in the spring of 2014. It’s a game where you play as Yoshi a dinosaur who eats enemies and turns them into eggs that can be thrown at the enemy, much like the other games in the series.

Chibi-Robo! an adventure game that first came out on the Nintendo Gamecube back in 2006 is coming back. This time it will be a 3DS eshop title and you’ll be in charge of helping to get a new museum up and running. You play as a 4 inch robot who helps out with whatever he can. The game will be titled Chibi-Robo Photo Finder and have you using the 3DS camera to capture everyday items in your house. It will be coming out on January 9 2014.

Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze, comes out on February 21 2014 on the Wii U. It will feature challenging platforming action while you collect bananas and complete levels. There are four playable characters in Donkey, Diddy, Dixie, and the new Cranky Kong, who is the oldest member of the Kong family.

Sonic Lost World will have two upcoming downloadable content packs. The first pack will feature levels from Yoshi’s Island and even have Sonic collecting eggs. It is available right now for free on the Wii U eshop. The second DLC will feature some Legend of Zelda like content, but its not ready to be shown yet.

Nintendo is also bringing NES Remix to the Wii U eshop. It will feature specific scenes from NES games, 16 in total, and re-imaging them with new twists to bring them to life again. The title is available right now.

Dr. Luigi, will be following in Dr. Mario’s footsteps, but taking it one step further in this Tetris like game, where Luigi will have to deal with L shaped capsules. There will also be an online mode, so you can show off your skills against the best of the best around the world. It will be coming out on December 31 2013 for the Wii U.

Rosalina and Luma from Super Mario Galaxy will be joining in on the none stop fighting action of Super Smash Brothers for the Wii U and 3DS.

Mario Kart 8 will also be as crazy as ever with new interesting tracks, quad vehicles and the general mayhem that occurs whenever people race during these games. Rosalina will also be joining in on the racing fun when the game comes out in the spring of 2014.

And if you want to watch all 33 minutes of the Nintendo Direct, here it is:

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