E3 2013: New Legend Of Zelda Headlines Content Coming To 3DSBy: Zach Walton - June 11, 2013
Today’s Nintendo Direct was mostly about upcoming Wii U games. It makes sense. Nintendo needs to reinvigorate its fanbase and make them excited for its home console. On the other hand, the 3DS is doing pretty well for itself. It will continue to do well for itself if the games being shown at E3 are any indication.
Arguably the most exciting 3DS game this year is the new Legend of Zelda game. At E3, Nintendo gave it a proper title – The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. The game is a sequel to the SNES classic – A Link To The Past – so the title makes sense. Here’s our first real look at the title in action:
Next up is Mario & Luigi: Dream Team. We’ve already seen quite a bit of the new RPG from Intelligent Systems, but each new trailer just makes the game look better and better.
Nintendo also announced a few months ago that it was bringing a new Yoshi’s Island title to its handheld. It now has a new, and rather uncreative title, for E3. Yoshi’s New Island is just as its name suggests – a new Yoshi’s Island.
The only major non-first party title for 3DS this year is Shin Megami Tensei IV. It’s the first mainline entry in the series in over a decade so there’s a lot of hype surrounding the title. It will be out in July so the E3 trailer is probably the last proper trailer we’ll see until launch: