Nintendo launched today their E3-themed Nintendo Direct, offering a glimpse of what’s to come to the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. This particular Direct was pre-recorded from Nintendo’s headquarters in Kyoto, with CEO Satoru Iwata once again introducing viewers to the latest in upcoming games.
Pokemon X&Y was announced first within the presentation. A new Pokemon was introduced, appearing to be a fairy-like creature that is effective against dragons. Pokemon X&Y for the 3DS would launch worldwide Oct. 12. Super Mario 3D World was equipped with numerous power-ups, such as turning a cat to climb walls. Also, the game’s multiplayer features allow players to adopt unique moves. Catch Super Mario 3D World this December for the Wii U.
Mario Kart 8 would be released for the Wii U Spring 2014. Also, Super Mash Bros. for the Wii U and 3DS would launch in 2014.
Relive the E3 Nintendo Direct by watching the video below. Also, be sure to check out a live stream of Nintendo’s E3 coverage here.