2015 Nintendo E3 Digital Event write-up

Posted on Tuesday, June 16th 2015 at 9:56 p.m.

Nintendo’s e3 Digital Event is here… Let’s a go!  Spoilers, it was quite uneventful sadly.

  • Star Fox Zero (Wii U)
    • Uses GamePad to control
    • Less confusing controls than other Star Fox games they claim
    • Arwing can transform into a ground walker (was in Star Fox 2 but that game was cancelled)
  • Nintendo amiibo in Skylanders Superchargers
    • Turbo Charged Donkey Kong and Barrel Blaster
    • Hammer Slam Bowser and Clown Cruiser
    • Can be used as amiibo or Skylanders with a switch
  • Zelda TriForce Heroes (3DS)
    • Looks like Four Swords
    • Co-op Multiplayer
    • 3 player totems can be formed (stand on each other to solve puzzles)
    • Fashion element to create clothes to get new abilities
    • Coming Fall 2015
  • Hyrule Warriors Legends (3DS)
    • Contains all DLC from Wii U (no mention if free or costs money)
    • Adding additional characters from Wind Waker as well
    • Can control multiple heroes in battle
      • Switch between them with touchpad
    • First Quarter 2016
  • Metroid Prime Federation Force (3DS)
    • 4-player co-op missions in Metroid Prime Universe
    • Also includes Metroid Prime Blast Ball
      • 3 v 3 sci-fi sports battle
    • Available 2016
  • Fire Emblem Fates (3DS)
    • New Fire Emblem trailer
    • Full motion videos look amazing
    • Available 2016
  • Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem (Wii U)
    • New K-Pop Japanese trailer shown
    • Chrom shown as a character as well as several others
    • Available 2016
  • Xenoblade Chronicles X (Wii U)
    • Next installment in series
    • Trailer shown
    • Coming 12/4/15
  • Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer (3DS)
    • New home designer sim for Animal Crossing
    • Coming September 25, 2015
  • Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival (Wii U)
    • Board game for Wii U it seems
    • Features new Animal Crossing amiibos
    • Coming Holiday 2015
  • Yoshi’s Wooly World (Wii U)
    • Yarn amiibo was made by non-developer… prototypes were awesome
    • 100% completion is a challenge
    • Can have fun in the game and make more advanced by collecting items
    • Co-op mode
    • amiibos (non-Yoshi) will transform Yoshi to a pattern of that character
  • Yo-kai Watch (3DS)
    • Use Yo-kai Lens to find Yo-kai and add to Yo-kai Watch
    • Side note: If I remember right, Yo-kai are like ghosts/spirits
    • Looks similar to Pokemon style
    • Coming Holiday 2015
  • Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam (3DS)
    • New Mario and Luigi game featuring some Paper Mario characters
    • Coming Spring 2016
  • Mario Tennis: Super Smash (Wii U)
    • HD Mario Tennis
    • Super-sized characters when you get the Mario mushroom power-up
    • Coming Holiday 2015
  • Super Mario Maker (Wii U)
    • Edits are made with instant feedback
    • Can make a tower of enemies
    • Can put goombas underwater
    • Mario can turn into amiibos (costume Mario) like Wii Fit Trainer
    • 8-bit Mario amiibo is huge and makes Mario big
    • Mario world 1-1 was a tutorial of sense in the original NES
    • Coming September 11, 2015
  • Mario 30th Anniversary

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