Nintendo made several new announcements during the Nintendo Direct livestream event. Though the company revealed the release dates of several games coming for Wii U and 3DS, there were some that it did not announce like the Legend of Zelda for Wii U and its upcoming and mysterious Nintendo NX console.
"Metroid Prime: Federation Force"
"Metroid Prime: Federation Force," the cooperative first-person shooter video game from developer Next Level Games will be coming to Nintendo 3DS in spring of 2016.
This title will see the battle between Galactic Federation and the Space Pirates. The game will feature multiplayer mode too. It was playable at E3 2015.
"Kirby: Planet Robobot" release on June 10
"Kirby: Planet Robobot" will be releasing June 10 for Nintendo 3DS. "Kirby: Planet Robobot" will continue the Kirby franchise.
"Kirby: Planet Robobot" will feature Team Kirby Clash mode. This is a separate mode that will allow four player groups to team up for co-op quests. As players start ranking up, the missions will get tougher.
This game will also support amiibo. Nintendo also announced four amiibo from the franchise --Kirby, King Dedede, Meta Knight and Waddle Dee.
Season Pass for "Hyrule Warriors Legends"
Nintendo announced season pass for "Hyrule Warriors Legends." These season pass will feature all downloadable content packs and include a bonus costume for Ganondorf.
Players will also see the addition of "The Wind Waker's" Medli to the game via the first DLC. It will be available as free download for both 3DS and Wii U version of the game. The season pass will also add two new characters, Tetra and Skull Kid.
Nintendo did not mention the price of the season pass. "Hyrule Warriors Legends" released March 25.
"Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games"
"Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games" marks the continuation of "Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games" series. It will be released June 24 for Wii U. One of the main differences from that of previous titles is the addition of golf in this title.
"Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games" will also be released for Nintendo 3DS March 18.
"Super Mario Maker" gets update
"Super Mario Maker" will be receiving a new update March 9, revealed Nintendo in its Nintendo Direct.
The update is likely to feature new "super expert" mode for its 100 Mario Challenge that unlocks new Mystery Mushroom costumes. But for this to unlock, players will have to clear expert mode and add six more levels.
Level designer will have additional options like Thwomp skewers from Super Mario World. Boss battles are mandatory now.
"Star Fox Guard" coming to Wii U
"Star Fox Guard," earlier known as "Project Guard," will be coming to Wii U where players will help Grippy Toad to fend off attacks from waves of robots. The game will also allow players to create custom levels, and they can edit the waves of robots. They can also share them online.
"Star Fox Guard" will be released April 22, 2016.
"Paper Mario" releasing to Wii U
"Paper Mario," which is called "Paper Mario: Color Splash" is the role-playing video game and will be releasing to Wii U in 2016.
Players have to use the magic paint hammer and colour the monochrome world. The players will have to hit enemies to take their life and hit friends to give them life.
Japanese RPGs for American 3DS and Wii U owners
Nintendo has revealed that the American Nintendo 3DS owners will be getting several Japanese role-playing games during the Nintendo Direct presentation.
Titles include "Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE," "Bravely Second: End Layer," "Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past" and "Monster Hunter Generations" will be made available to the American 3DS owners.
"Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE" will be released June 24 on Wii U and will feature the original Japanese voiceover track.
"Bravely Second: End Layer" is the sequel of "Bravely Default" from developers Square Enix. It will be released on April 15 for 3DS.
"Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past" will be available sometime later this year. "Monster Hunter Generations," the US port of 2015's "Monster Hunter X" will be available in summer.
Nintendo also revealed, "Sakura Mikudayo" will roll out for 3DS in spring, "Pokken Tournament" will be releasing March 18.
Updates for "Splatoon" are coming March 8. They will include gear balances and matchmaking system updates. It will also add a new weapon combos called "Sheldon's Picks."