Nintendo Direct reveals new Kirby, Paper Mario games coming in 2016
Find out what you missed in today’s live stream presentation that focused on Wii U and 3DS games coming in 2016 with our convenient guide
streamed a new Nintendo Direct today from 2-3 p.m. PT and it focused on all the games, DLC and more coming to 3DS and Wii U through the summer of 2016.
We’ve got a list of all the new games, downloadable goodies and details and information that Nintendo discussed, right here in one convenient list.
As always, if you want to know more about the items below, you can visit Nintendo’s website or rewatch the Nintendo Direct.
We’ve listed the big points and the most important news below. Let us know what you think in the comments section.
StarFox Zero – new info. shared, gameplay shown, Fox Amiibo unlocks SNES Arwing
StarFox Zero includes a new game called StarFox Guard (the games can be purchased separately on the eShop), both games launch April 22, 2016
Splatoon getting more updates on March 8 and in April
Mario and Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games coming June 24, 2016 for Wii U and March 18, 2016 for 3DS
Super Mario Maker receiving new content updates and gameplay tweaks including keys, key doors and key collection coins on March 9
Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE coming to Wii U in the US June 24, 2016
Lost Reavers coming to Wii U, open beta coming soon as well
Paper Mario Color Splash coming to Wii U in 2016
Pokken Tournament – new info. and footage shown, coming to Wii U March 18, 2016
Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess HD coming to Wii U tomorrow, March 4, 2016
Mini Mario and Friends Amiibo Challenge – free 3DS and Wii U game for Amiibo coming March 25, 2016 with the purchase of an Amiibo. It’ll be free April 28, 2016 for everyone.
Series 4 of Animal Crossing Amiibo cards coming in June
SNES Virtual Console games coming to New 3DS XL – Pilotwings, Super Mario World, F-Zero available today; Super Mario Kart, Earthbound, Donkey Kong Country coming March 24; Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Super Metroid, Donkey Kong Country 2 coming April 14 with more to come in the future
Pocket Card Jockey mixes Solitaire with horse racing on 3DS in May on the eShop
Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 coming to 3DS this summer
Azure Striker Gunvolt discounted to $9.99 in the eShop now through June 1
Fire Emblem Fates receiving DLC March 10, more DLC coming in March
Hyrule Warriors Legends coming to 3DS March 25, 2016, new DLC coming to the game, new playable characters can be transferred to the original Wii U game if you purchase the 3DS version
Disney Art Academy coming to 3DS May 13, teaches how to draw Disney and Pixar characters
Bravely Second End Layer adding new characters, demo available on eShop March 10 and features exclusive side story, game coming to 3DS April 15, 2016
Dragon Quest VII coming to 3DS later this year
Monster Hunter X coming to the US as Monster Hunter Generations for 3DS this summer, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate save data unlocks bonus content in Generations, Marth (Fire Emblem) armor will be available in Generations
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate on sale at Nintendo eShop for $19.99 for 48 hours starting at 3 p.m. PT today
Metroid Prime: Federation Force – new info., footage shown, will feature Samus cameo and releases late spring 2016 on 3DS
Rhythm Heaven Megamix offers over 100 rhythm games, some from previous games, Rhythm Heaven Megamix launches later this year
Kirby: Planet Robobot coming to 3DS June 10, 2016