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New Zelda, Mario, Yoshi and more announced for the Wii U

On January 23, 2013 by Aaron Meehan

During today’s Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata announced an array of new Wii U titles. These new titles include: two Zelda games, a new Mario and Mario Kart and a new Yoshi game.

The two Zelda games announced include a remake of GameCube game, The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker and a brand new Zelda game.

The new Mario game will be a 3D Mario action game for the Wii U. The game is being developed by the Nintendo EAD Tokyo Software Development team who created the Super Mario Galaxy games and Super Mario 3D Land.

After over ten years of waiting Yoshi will finally be getting his own game. The new game will be made by the same team that created Kirby’s Epic Yarn and it will be supervised by Takashi Tezuka, director of Yoshi’s Island and Yoshi’s Story. According to the Nintendo Direct presentation, the new Yoshi game will be set in a world of yarn and textiles.

There were many more announcements in the presentation. Other announcements include:

  • Nintendo and Atlus are collaborating to create a Shin-Megami Tensei – Fire Emblem crossover game.
  • Monolith Soft, the company behind Xenoblade Chronicles are working on a new game.

During the Nintendo Direct presentation several new videos and trailer were released for The Wonderful 101, Bayonetta 2, Monolith Soft’s new game and Shinn-Megami Tensei – Fire Emblem cross over. These videos can be seen below.

The Wonderful 101

Bayonetta 2 – Development team in action

Monolith Soft – new game in development

Shin-Megami Tensei – Fire Emblem – new title

If you missed the presentation and you wish to see what else Iwata said about the Wii U, you can watch it in full here.

Source: Nintendo

Author: Aaron Meehan

Hi, I’m the creator of SG Gaming Info. When I’m not working on my writing or creating content for this site’s YouTube channel, I like to relax and enjoy character driven story games.

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