Alongside the news that we will be getting a new 3DS lazily called the New 3DS, Nintendo also officially announced a new character to the upcoming Smash Bros. line up. He’s a certain blonde haired fellow who inherits a mystic blade. That’s right, Shulk from Xenoblade: Chronicles will be a playable character!
It wouldn’t be a Nintendo handheld without more iterations on the theme than you can shake a stick at. So it comes as no surprise (maybe a little surprise) that Nintendo today announced the New 3DS line. That’s right, “New” is part of the actual title of the system. But what’s so new about it?
During E3 2014, Nintendo president and direct-information-giver Satoru Iwata was missing due to some health issues. At the time, no one knew exactly what those issues might have been, but today we got some answers from a letter to shareholders by Iwata himself.
As with Sony and Microsoft, Nintendo just finished displaying some of their new titles at E3. Unlike Sony and Microsoft, we might actually hear about some new games later today and into the week, so this post might get updated periodically.
E3 is kicking off proper today, but yesterday Microsoft and Sony (among others) had their keynotes, as they are wont to do. You may or may not have already seen trailers for all these games, but here is a list of what you might have missed during Microsoft’s show. (Similar post for Sony and Nintendo.)