Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Nintendo Direct - 11/5/14

Nintendo has some announcements to make. Here they are.

Legend of Zelda: Magjora's Mask- You've asked for it and it's coming soon! You have 3 days to save Termina from destruction from the falling moon. The original level of challenge will be present, but it will be accessible to new players. Nintendo 3DS Spring 2015

Code Name S.T.E.A.M.- Abraham Lincoln challenges the secret agents of Steam in a game that blends turn-based battles and real-time action. Steam is a precious resource and your weapons are steam-powered. You'll need steam to move, battle, and use Overwatch to command your team against an alien invasion. Overwatch allows your teammates to interrupt enemy attacks, possibly stunning them and ending their turn early. Assemble a team of four to eliminate the aliens in each mission.
Each teammate has their own unique abilities and you can unlock new teammates, some of whom are famous. Nintendo 3DS Spring 2015

Ultimate NES Remix- The best levels from the NES Remix games on the Wii U are combined with some new challenges in this game. You can unlock Famicom Mode, which offers challenges from the version of NES Remix released in Japan. Some sound effects have been altered. Also new is Speed Mario Bros., which contains the entirety of Super Mario Bros, but everything, including Mario and enemy movements and the music at super speed. There are also online leaderboards. You can compare your scores with others in your region. You can watch replay videos of leaders. New challenges will be offered daily. You can also get a NES theme for your 3DS Home Menu when you buy the game. Nintendo 3DS December 5

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker- Control Capt. Toad as he searches for treasure. You can control the camera to view all angles of the stages. Your goal is the Power Star at the end. There are over 70 stages in the game. Toadette is a playable character and Double Cherries appear as a power-up. Each stage has a challenge. Complete it to unlock new content. It will be one of the first titles you can purchase directly from as a digital code. The game will start downloading automatically. Wii U December 5

Amiibo- 12 Amiibo figures will be available at launch, November 21, the same day as Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. They can also interact with future games, unlocking new costumes and content. Li'l Mac, Zelda, Diddy Kong, Luigi, Capt. Falcon, and Pit figures will be available in December. Yoshi's Woolly World, Mario Party 10, and Capt. Toad: Treasure Tracker will get Amiibo functionality in 2015.

Mario Kart 8- The first DLC Pack will be available soon, with new courses, some of which are retro courses. Three new characters will be available: Link, Tanooki Mario, and Cat Peach. Four new cycles will be available, including the F-Wing and Master Cycle. $7.99 November 13. The second Pack will be available May 2015 for the same price and features Animal Crossing characters. A discounted combo pack will be available for $11.99. Purchase them from the eShop or the game's menu. The game is also Amiibo compatible. Scan a figure to get a special themed racing suit for the Miis.

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse- Kirby is made of clay and moves through a clay-filled world. Drawing a line with the style on the GamePad's touch screen to make a rainbow path for Kirby to roll along. Tap him to attack enemies and blast through obstacles. Up to four players can play, with Player 1 as Kirby and the others as Waddle Dees, who can move independently. They can split up to explore more effectively or carry Kirby along. Kirby can transform into moldable shapes. The game is compatible with Amiibo. Wii U February 2015

Hyrule Warriors- This game is Amiibo-compatible as well. Scanning Link's figure will unlock the Spinner, an object from Twilight Princess. All Super Smash Bros.-compatible Amiibo figures work with Hyrule Warriors, giving you a randomly-selected material, weapon, or Rupee. Amiibo compatibility will be available thorough a free software update this month. At the same time, the Twilight Princess DLC Pack will be available for purchase.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U- The dog and duck from Duck Hunt will be playable characters. The game is not compatible with the Wii Zapper. Duck Hunt will be on the Wii U Virtual Console. A Wiimote is required.

New indie games coming include Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones (Wii U), Sportsball (Wii U), Shantae and the Pirate's Curse (3DS), Art of Balance (Wii U), Shovel Knight (3DS and Wii U), and Affordable Space Adventure (Wii U). 3DS themes will be available for Shovel Knight and Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal, whose demo is available now. There will be a Puzzle Swap panel for it later. In Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, there will be Mario and Luigi-themed cats with hammers.

Shigeru Miyamoto is working on some animations involving Pikmin. The idea is to allow you to see what they are doing much more clearly. They are short movies available for purchase on the eShop. You can see them in 3D on the 3DS or in HD on the Wii U. The story board created on Flipboard studios will be available for both. They will cost $4.99 on either platform. The Pikmin 3 demo is now available for free download. You can transfer save data from the demo if you purchase the game.

Xenoblade Chronicles X- The people of Earth have fled the planet in an intergalactic war. They crash-land on an unknown planet. They have to scout the terrain and conduct research. Their home base is New Los Angeles. The player must conduct research by completing quests, like hunting creatures and collecting items. This will influence the survival of humanity and the Nopons, who make a reappearance. Some quests will strengthen the bonds of friendship while others will move the story along or help other characters. The environment will be larger than that of Xenoblade Chronicles. Wii U 2015

Splatoon- There are more weapons than just paintball guns to use to cover the field in your team's ink. You can also use paint rollers and crossbows. There are points where you can launch across the map. There is a single-player mode where your character faces off against octopus enemies who also fight with ink. Wii U Q2 2015

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