The Legend of Zelda Series Got Some Love In The Nintendo Direct

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Twilight Princess getting the HD treatment on Wii U has been a rumor that’s been going around for quite some time now. Well, as it turns out, it’s actually true. During the recent Nintendo Direct, Nintendo announced that The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD is on the way.

It’s also getting it’s own Wolf Link Amiibo and it will be compatible with all other Legend of Zelda based Amiibo’s. Furthermore, the new Amiibo will be able to carry over data to Legend of Zelda Wii U when it releases. It’s also getting a bundle with the new Amiibo and a soundtrack if you pre-order. Twilight Princess HD, the Amiibo, and the bundle will be out March 4, 2016.

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Square Enix Had Some Announcements During Today’s Nintendo Direct

There were many bombs dropped in today’s Nintendo Direct. Surprisingly, quite a few of the biggest announcements came from Square Enix. First up, we have Bravely Second: End Layer, which was briefly mentioned but given a Spring 2016 release time frame.

FinalFantasyExplorersCollectorsEditionNext we have Final Fantasy Explorers which is getting a collector’s edition. It’ll come with a 20-track soundtrack, a 32-page art book, a special 3DS hard case, and special quests that unlock legendary weapons. The collector’s edition is only available in the Square Enix store and is going for $69.99. Furthermore, they also shown off more gameplay that shows you can use outfits and characters from past Final Fantasy games as well as you can rename your spells. Expect to be having your final fantasy (again) January 26, 2016.

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Shovel Knight Getting Amiibo With Wii U Exclusive Features And Free DLC On All Platforms

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Shovel Knight is digging its way back into the news! This time, in a more physical manner. As we all know, Shovel Knight is getting a retail release this October on Playstation 4, Xbox One, Wii U, and 3DS. However, what we just learned during the Nindies@Night event that Shovel Knight is also getting an Amiibo. That’s right, Shovel Knight will be the first indie game character to receive an Amiibo and the Amiibo functions will be exclusive to Wii U.

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Devil’s Third Gets Release Date For North America

Nintendo’s PR today was loaded with some information. Along with the release date for Fatal Frame, we also learned a release date for another title that’s already out in Japan and will be out very soon in PAL territories. That game is Devil’s Third and we can now expect to the see the game December 11th in North America. Furthermore, unlike Fatal Frame, Devil’s Third … Continue reading Devil’s Third Gets Release Date For North America

Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water Gets Release Date For North America; Digital Only

During E3 this year, there were several titles that were missing from Nintendo’s lineup. Among those games was the newest entry in the known survival-horror series, Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water. While the game released last year in Japan and has been known to be coming out in Europe for some time now, in North America, fans are left wondering what’s going on. Well … Continue reading Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water Gets Release Date For North America; Digital Only

Pokken Tournament Releasing Spring 2016 On Wii U Globally

During the Pokemon World Championships, fans received some good and unexpected news. Pokken Tournament  will be getting a world-wide release on Wii U in spring 2016. This announcement came in the way of a trailer that you can see below. Since the announcement of Bandai Namco working on a Tekken-style Pokemon fighter, fans have been clamoring for a Wii U release. The game was released … Continue reading Pokken Tournament Releasing Spring 2016 On Wii U Globally

Legend of Legacy Releasing October 13th, Getting Launch Edition

The holiday season is approaching and with it, we’re beginning to get some release dates. Today’s release date comes in the way of the 3DS RPG and spiritual successor of the Saga games, Legend of Legacy. Atlus has announced that they’ll be releasing the game in North America, October 13th. Unfortunately, there’s no word on a European release. To take it a step further, Atlus … Continue reading Legend of Legacy Releasing October 13th, Getting Launch Edition

Rodea: The Sky Soldier Delayed Until November; Getting Reversible Cover On Wii U

Rodea: The Sky Soldier has had a lot of ups and downs. The game was originally developed for Wii and was really far in when Wii sales had a massive drop and the project went silent. Luckily, the project moved to Wii U and NIS America announced they picked up localization earlier this year. Since then there’s been quite a bit of news including a … Continue reading Rodea: The Sky Soldier Delayed Until November; Getting Reversible Cover On Wii U

Mighty No. 9 Being Pushed Back Into Next Year

It looks like Mighty No. 9 is slipping out of its September release date. Furthermore, it’s being pushed back into 2016. This news first started coming when retailers stopped listing it as a September release and switched it to a generic 2016 release. This is even more unfortunate because, according to developer Keiji Inafune, the game was pretty much finished back in January of this … Continue reading Mighty No. 9 Being Pushed Back Into Next Year

Final Fantasy Explorers Localization Announced And Given Release Date

Square Enix North America released the announcement trailer for Final Fantasy Explorers. In it we have a release date as well! Final Fantasy Explorers will be traversing onto 3DS in North America January 26th. Words cannot express my excitement for this game. I put countless hours into games like Phantasy Star Online, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles, and Final Fantasy XI. This game appears to be … Continue reading Final Fantasy Explorers Localization Announced And Given Release Date