Q:Will you ever make a new game?— Yacht Club Games (@YachtClubGames) January 14, 2017
A:If you want something new outside of Shovel Knight…we have vowed to start work on a new project in 2017!
Whatever these guys do, I hope they take the platformer route. They clearly have a knack for that old-school feel!
The following information comes from a GameSpot interview with Reggie Fils-Aime:
Oh, so earlier today I got asked about Mother 3; maybe you can ask me about Metroid. Look, again, I am proud as an executive with Nintendo to say that we look at all of the boards and all of the comments and we really have a good understanding of what our consumers want. And believe me, we take that to heart as we work to create content.
So I have nothing to announce--here. But we are aware that there are some key IP that consumers just can't wait for the next true installment in that franchise's legacy. Suffice it to say, we're aware of it, and talk to me in a year and let's look back and see what's happened.
The following information comes from a GamesBeat interview with David Young, Nintendo of America’s assistant manager of public relations:
"I can answer that we’re not going to be using Miiverse for Nintendo Switch."
Young said that the lack of StreetPass plays into the idea of the Switch as a home console, not a portable system (even if it offers on-the-go playing). Miiverse is Nintendo’s take on a social media platform for both the Wii U and the 3DS. StreetPass is a 3DS feature that let players exchange game data when they passed other 3DS owners in real life.
Originally, Nintendo posted the following picture when showcasing their release schedule...