Nintendo Digital Showcase

Nintendo has again opted for a curated pre-recorded event instead of a live press event. Coming off the huge success of Splatoon and Amiibo, everyone was curious to see what Nintendo would bring to E3. They focused their info today on 2015 and early 2016 titles leaving NX, Zelda and their unannounced mobile phone strategies at the treehouse.

NEW GAMES

  • Star Fox Zero a new Wii U Star Fox is huge. This marks the first time Star Fox has come to a major console since Gamecube. The game is two screen experience allow players to take a first person on the game pad, and a third person view on the TV screen. Players can also transform the arwing into a ostrich like mech walker. Coming this holiday 2015
  • Super Mario Maker with a fresh name change, players can create their own Mario levels using assets from all the Mario 2d games and share them with friends and the world. New power ups also allow Mario to transform into amiibo figure costumes or fly through the the air in a cloud. Myamoto also talked a lot about the initial thoughts and design work when creating the original NES game.
  • Skylanders Superchargers Donkey Kong and Bowser have exclusive figures for the game. The characters also have a switchable base that allow them to be used in Skylanders and as regular Amiibos
  • The Legend of Zelda Triforce Heroes a three player online Coop 2D experience for 3DS featuring different costumes that control what skills your hero can use. This game focuses on players working together to travel through dungeons. As a single player game, players can swap between three Links
  • Hyrule Warriors Legends: a reimagining of the WiiU hit for 3DS, all DLC is included and new Windwaker characters. Coming in 2016
  • Metroid Prime Federation Forces: Four player online FPS Coop game set in the Metroid universe
  • Animal Crossing Amiibo Festivel: An amiibo focused board game on Wii U. New Animal Crossing Amiibos are launching with the game.
  • Mario and Luigi Paper Jam Paper Mario and Mario RPG worlds collide in what is sure to a weird/fun 3ds RPG
  • Mario Tennis Ultra Smash a new Wii U game, featured in the trailer was the new mega mushroom powerup
  • 30th anniversary Mario Amiibo: Featuring a retro 8 bit style will release with Super Mario Maker

Rapid Fire trailer reveals

  • Fire Emblem Fates 3DS
  • FE
  • Xenoblade Chronicals X Wii U
  • Animal Crossing Happy Home Designer 3ds
  • Yoshi Wooly World: Two player was introduced
  • Yokai Watch 3ds

Modest Law

My name is Lawrence Young, I am currently living in Charleston, South Carolina. I am a life long gamer, but I also work in photography, graphic design, and some dabbling in game design through the Valve's Source engine.

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