According the The Nikkei Satoru Iwata stated that they are going to be releasing about 10 in-house developed Nintendo 3DS games next year. I guess that means first-party titles so that is good to hear for 2014 for the 3DS.
The Nintendo 3DS has been able to sell 10 million in 98 weeks of it being released in Japan. Keep in mind these are just the figures for Japan so expect the numbers to be higher when encompassing all regions.
Nintendo of America has announced on their Facebook page that they are going to be holding a Nintendo Direct presentation tomorrow October 25th, 2012 at 7 AM Pacific Time/10 AM Eastern Time. Nintendo is going to be talking about some already announced Nintendo 3DS titles that are coming out and also sneak peeks for some 2013 games. Looks like it is going to be mostly focused on the Nintendo 3DS and not the Wii U.
“Tune in to Nintendo.com tomorrow at 7AM PT for a new Nintendo Direct! We’ll be taking an in-depth look at several announced Nintendo 3DS games coming this holiday season, and there might even be a sneak peek at a few 2013 titles!”
It has been revealed that the upcoming Nintendo 3DS title Ace Attorney 5 will be playable at the Tokyo Game Show with a 15 minute demo of the game. You can find some details about Ace Attorney 5 below:
- new female companion will be introduced at TGS
- set one year after the events of Ace Attorney 4
- follow Phoenix Wright’s return to being a lawyer
- first chapter involves an explosion at the courthouse
- the person charged is a high school girl named Shinobu
- she’s very weak and can go into spasms at any moment
- Wright will face off against Winston Payne’s brother
- fully 3D characters
- select to give certain facial expressions during testimony
- seems that Shu Takumi is not fully involved with Ace Attorney 5
- Motohide Eshiro is producer, Go Yamazaki as scenario director, and Noriyuki Iwadare on music
There is now an official release date for Roller Coaster Tycoon 3D in North America. It has been confirmed that this Nintendo 3DS title will be heading to North America on October 16th. Anyone planning on picking up this game?
Nintendo of America has announced via their Twitter account that Brain Age: Concentration Training will be arriving in North America for the Nintendo 3DS on December 3rd, 2012.
It has been confirmed by Natsume that the Nintendo 3DS title Harvest Moon: A New Beginning Will be arriving in North America on November 6th. If you happen to pre-order the special edition of the game you will receive a plush cow and if you pre-order the regular game you will receive a plush yak. I would rather have the yak, but that is just me.