Nintendo 3DS Direct: A Link to the Highlights

Nintendo's latest Direct broadcast did the usual thing of starting slow, then going into info overload faster than we could type.

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So the chances are you've missed something in the onslaught. Here's the round up of another interesting Nintendo Direct, full of release dates and surprise announcements...


Nintendo 3DS Direct: A Link to the Highlights

The biggest story is always the last one. Nintendo held off until the end of the show to reveal a brand new Legend of Zelda game for 3DS, that plays similar to SNES classic A Link to the Past.

That wasn't the only Zelda news however. The Game Boy duo of Oracle of Ages and Oracle of Seasons, two separate adventures interlinked to make one giant epic are getting a release on Virtual Console next month.

Square-Enix showed off a trailer for new RPG title Bravely Default: Flying Fairy. The game's due over here later this year.

Technically not a new announcement, but the Direct let us get the first look at the new Yoshi's Island finally. The game's due a later date.


Nintendo 3DS Direct: A Link to the Highlights

Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D gets a new, easier mode along with the original version, as well as a release date: May 24th.

Animal Crossing: New Leaf's also confirmed for a June 14th release on both retail and eShop digital. There'll be a special 3DS XL embossed with AC artwork released the same time.

Fire Emblem: Awakening's out this Friday. You'll be able to buy DLC map packs for the game from eShop as well.

The Wii U's getting its Spring Update. Here's all the changes that'll be coming for it.

The latest Professor Layton game, Azran Legacies will be out in the UK later this year.


Nintendo 3DS Direct: A Link to the Highlights

Nintendo also outlined a few new bits of info, along with new screens and trailer for Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros, new details on Super Luigi U, and a quick look at a new pikmin in Pikmin 3.

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