Super Smash Bros. Wii U & 3DS, Mario Kart 8, DLC, Splatoon, Amiibo, Mario Maker, Updates, Indie Games, Fire Emblem, Xenoblade Chronicles 3D, Free to Download, N64 and DS on Virtual Console and more, much more!

Nintendo of America released a Nintendo Direct today full of news, special offers and updates.
Mewtwo, one of the characters confirmed.
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS.
Mewtwo from Pokémon and Lucas from Mother 3 have been confirmed as DLC characters for Smash Bros. Also confirmed are new costumes for your Mii Fighters, some of them based on popular characters like Link from the Zelda series and Megaman X. Also confirmed are sharing functionality for your fighters and custom stages.

Mario Kart 8, arguably the game with the best and
cheapest DLC ever released by Nintendo.

Mario Kart 8


Mario Kart 8 is easily the existing title with the most news this Direct. With a new 200cc mode, Animal Crossing DLC with 3 new characters (Villager and Isabelle from Animal Crossing and Dry Bowser), 8 new courses and 4 vehicles. New Amiibo costumes for your Mii, including Bowser, Sonic, Mega Man and Pac-man.

Upcoming releases.

Yoshi’s Woolly World, Bravely Second, Xenoblade Chronicles 3D, Mario Maker, Splatoon, Pokemon Rumble World, all of which we knew about but have now release dates.

Nintendo 64 and DS titles are confirmed to come to the eShop Virtual Console, starting up with Super Mario 64 and Yoshi’s Island DS.

Indie releases including Affordable Space Adventures, are all coming out later this year. And a new Fire Emblem is coming to the Nintendo 3DS family systems in 2016.

Two Squidlings from Splatoon.


Splatoon.

Is the new title with the most new information this Direct. Amiibo line confirmed for the title, in the form of a 3-pack of two Squidlings, one boy and one girl, and one in Squid form.

Local multiplayer also confirmed for the title, even though it’s unknown if it’ll be available at launch, plus two new modes, a Dojo-styled one to learn the stages in the game, and the other will be elaborated on later.

Mario Amiibo being used on a New 3DS XL.

Amiibo

Amiibo now have a Free to Download title called Amiibo Tap: Nintendo’s Greatest Hits. which consists of tapping your Amiibo on your Wii U Gamepad (Unknown if it’ll be available for the 3DS) and you’ll have a randomly-selected NES or SNES title.

Also confirmed are the newly announced Jigglypuff and Greninja Amiibo for the Super Smash Bros. line and the Splatoon Amiibo previously mentioned.

Also announced are new Amiibo Cards based on Animal Crossing Characters for an upcoming Animal Crossing 3DS title, at the time it’s unknown if there’ll be more Amiibo Cards based on Animal Crossing or any other series.

You can watch the Direct on the link bellow.

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