Watching a Nintendo conference in Japanese is so entertaining.  Not knowing whats going on half the time since I’m working off mostly visual cues, although there was enough English to get the announcements out. As far as I can tell most of these release dates are for Japan only but some are international.

Wii Games Shown:

  • The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
  • Dragon Quest 1,2,3, collection for Wii (September 15 )
  • A new Kirby (Wii)
  • A new Mario Party (Wii)
  • Poké Park 2 (Wii)

3DS Games

  • Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Anniversary Edition, a free download for Nintendo DSi and Nintendo 3DS (Sep 28.)
  • Super Mario 3D  (November 3)
  • Mario Kart 7
  • Mario Tennis 3DS  (2012)
  • Paper Mario 3DS (2012)
  • Luigi’s Mansion 2 (2012)
  • Mario and Sonic at the Olympics (2012)
  • Animal Crossing (2012)
  • Girls Mode (2012)
  • New Culdecept (Tactical RPG mixed with card battles)
  • Fire Emblem (2012)
  • Romance of the Three Kingdoms (2012) 4player
  • Bravely Default Flying Fairy  (Yes that’s the name) (2012)
  • SD GUNDAM GENERATION 3D (Dec 22)
  • Project Mirai.  It’s so chibi
  • Biohazard Revelations (Resident Evil)
  • Ace Combat 3D Cross Rumble
  • Tekken 3D prime edition
  • Theartrhythm Final Fantasy
  • Dragon Quest Rocket Slime 3
  • New Level 5 game – Single Life RPG
  • Can’t have a Japanese press conference without a new Love Plus
  • MGS Snake Eater 3D
  • Kid Icarus Uprising
  •  Monster Hunter Tri for 3DS (Dec. 10) – will have new Joint Quests
  • Monster Hunter 4

Other Announcements:

  • Pink 3DS for girls (October 20)
  • 50/50 split on Nintendo product ownership. 3DS Slightly more male, DS more female
  • A partnership with Japan’s top animation studios for the Nintendo Video Service.
  • 3DS eShop will be getting a significant revamp
  • Upgrades to the StreetPass Mii Plaza games (for those who’ve already finished the built-in puzzles and Find Mii mode)
  •  Kid Icarus anime shorts will be produced and made available through the Nintendo Video application.

No mention at all of the second thumb stick attachment. Maybe they’re’ embarrassed about it 😛

And that’s all she wrote.  Once the TGS actually starts on Thursday, we’ll be getting more details and video of each of the announced games.

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