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Nintendo 3DS conference - live stream, full details and more

by rawmeatcowboy
13 September 2011
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Entire conference recording can be viewed right here

The next few hours are most likely going to be spent detailing information coming from tonight's 3DS conference. I'll be keeping this story at the top of the page and adding information and media as the night goes on. This should be quite fun!

Conference pics
Skyward Sword - Raise your sword to charge it up - minecart level - bug chatching - fight a giant sky-whale - took five years to make and had over 100 staff - hint system, similar to OoT's hint movies - Boss Rush mode after you beat the game - over 50 hours of gameplay
Direct link here

Pink 3DS

- due out Oct. 20th in Japan

Mario Tennis 3DS - gyroscopic controls

Animal Crossing 3DS

- Spotpass features - play as the village chief

- New Girls Mode game, possibly new Friend Collection

Fire Emblem heading to 3DS, 2 player co-op

- new Dynasty Warriors Vs. with multiplayer
- New RPG from Square-Enix

- uses AR abilities

- hold AR concerts

Super Mario 3D Land, Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword footage

Nintendo Video content in Japan: Kid Icarus: Uprising promo videos from the following companies

Monster Hunter 3G - features new joint quests - due out Dec. 10th in Japan

Mario Kart 7 footage

New Monster Hunter 4 project for 3DS in the works

Mario Tennis 3DS footage

Kid Icarus: Uprising delayed to Q1 2012

Fire Emblem 3DS footage

Coming from Nintendo of America's Twitter: Mr. Miyamoto announces The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Anni. Ed. as free DL for Nintendo DSi and Nintendo #3DS on 9/28

- Capcom and Gatchaman cross-promotion for Monster Hunter 3G

Monster Hunter 4 trailer

Paper Mario, Luigi's Mansion 2, Mario and Sonic, Animal Crossing footage
Monster Hunter 3G trailer

Bravery Default - trailer

Culdcept 3DS - developed by OmiyaSoft - online play - new features made just for the 3DS - due out in 2012

SD Gundam G Generation 3D - due out Dec. 22nd - released as part of a premium box edition package with Char’s Customized 3DS and a copy of the game

Kid Icarus: Uprising footage

More details on Skyward Sword's playtime, coming from Nintendo of America's Twitter...

Mr. Miyamoto says Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword could have 50-100 hours of gameplay, one of Nintendo's largest projects EVER!

Culchopit 3DS
- soccer-themed simulation game
- developed by Parity Bit's Hiroyuki Sonob
- Due for release in 2012

Mario Kart 7 - new items shown (Lakitu playable as well)
- first-person driving with motion control
- online mode
- Wuhu Island track
- utilizes friends list

Kid Icarus: Uprising AR cards

New LovePlus trailer

Nintendo of America says second play-through for Skyward Sword...
Did Mr. Miyamoto just announce a second play-through and boss challenge mode for Skyward Sword? Awesome! #3DSconf2011

Bravely Default: Flying Fairy - more details

- sample the AR features at TGS
- grab an AR card and then on November 1, the eShop will have an application to let people use the cards and test out how AR works

Japanese release dates
For 3DS:

Super Mario 3D Land: November 3
New Love Plus: December 8
Monster Hunter 3G: December 10
Mario Kart 7: December 1
Tekken 3D Prime Edition: Winter
Ace Combat 3D Cross Rumble: Winter
Metal Gear Solid 3D Snake Eater: Winter
Girl's RPG: 2011
Kid Icarus Uprising: Q1 2012
Resident Evil Revelations: Early 2012
Animal Crossing: 2012
Mario Tennis: 2012
Paper Mario: 2012
Luigi's Mansion 2: 2012
Mario & Sonic at London Olympics: 2012

For Wii:
Zelda Skyward Sword: October 27
Hoshi no Kirby Wii: October 27
PokePark 2: Winter 2012
Taiko Drum Master Kettei-ban: November 23
Mario & Sonic at London Olympics: December 8

Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai trailer

Nintendo of America Twitter confirms ability to capture video on 3DS this November...
Mr. Iwata announces a Nintendo #3DS system update in Nov. that will add 3D video capture to Nintendo #3DS camera.

More 3DS firmware updates coming in November

- improved e-Shop
- updated Mii Plaza
- ability to record 3D video (as stated earlier)
- possible inclusion of new SpotPass mini games, but not confirmed

Fire Emblem 3DS debut trailer

- The post-show Kid Icarus: Uprising video supposedly showed a very, very quick tease of Smash Bros. The hunt is on to find someone that actually recorded that video in order to grab that one-screen tease. Let's see if it doesn't show up tonight!

- 3DS Japanese eShop has been updated with trailers from today's conference. The Kid Icarus: Uprising trailer is not the same promo video that was shown after the conference, so we do not have that Smash Bros. tease.

Fire Emblem 3D - more screens

- Level structure and simplified camera make Super Mario 3D Land perfectly designed for a handheld system, says Mr. Iwata

- Entire conference can be viewed right here

Kid Icarus: Uprising - post-conference video

Luigi's Mansion 2 - post conference trailer

Legend of Zelda: Four Swords DSiWare

- Limited time download
- play on your own by switching off between characters
- 100 minutes of event scenes
- gold Wiimote/CD bundle coming to Japan as well

Here are the mysterious images from Kid Icarus: Uprising's post-conference trailer...

Nintendo has opened up their official asset page that includes screens and art for almost every game shown at the conference today. Make sure to check out this page to have at all the screens!

- Japanese eShop trailer updates

- Bravely Default // AR Demo App (needs a card available at TGS)
- Luigi's Mansion 3D Video
- Loveplus 3D Video
- Mario & Sonic 3D Video
- Ace Combat 3D Video
- Monster Hunter 3G 3D Video
- RE Revelations 3D Video
- MGS Snake Eater 3D 3D Video
- リビリンスの彼方 (dunno the name in English sorry) 3D Video
- Winning Eleven 2012 3D Video
- Slime morimori Dragon Quest 3 3D Video
- Theatrhythm FF 3D Video
- Sonic Generations 3D Video
- Project Mirai (Miku) 3D Video
- SD Gundam 3D Video
- Tekken 3D Prime Edition 3D Video
- Cinderelife 3D Video
- 花といきもの立体図館 3D Video
- Super Mario 3D Land 3D Video

3DS sizzle reel trailer (thanks NintenDaan!)

Works with the following...

- Monster Hunter 3G
- VS Shin Sangoku Musou Versus
- KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance
- 1500 yen, December 10th. 1 AAA battery required

- games that are compatible will have the logo featured above

Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance footage - thank Mirr0rR3flection

Animal Crossing 3DS details from NoA Twitter...

Animal Crossing for Nintendo #3DS will let you customize not just the interior of your house, but the exterior too! #3DSconf2011

Direct feed trailers, courtesy of NintenDaan

Monster Hunter Tri G
Dynasty Warriors VS
Bravely Default
Hatsuke Miku: Project mirai
SD Gundam G Generation 3D
Tomodachi Collection
Mario Kart 7
Super Mario 3D Land
Shinrei Camera
Luigi's Mansion 2
Paper Mario
Kid Icarus Uprising
Fire Emblem
Animal Crossing 3D
Girls Mode

Ace Combat 3D
SD Gundam G Generation 3D Gameplay
Hatsune Miku Gameplay
Rhythm Thief
Sonic Generations

Every single 3DS/Wii/DSiWare image released tonight - nearly 200 screens in our Flickr set from all games shown!

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword - anniversary video with new footage

With audio here

Bravely Default - more details

- classic RPG experience
- mysterious AR card system
- produced by Tomoya Asano
- characters from Akihiko Yoshida
- visit the TGS booth to see a giant AR card that allows visitors to view life-size
versions of the characters
- some sort of demo booth at the show
- website here

More 3DS Circle Pad pics/details, Pink 3DS pics

- Circle Pad accessory also available in a Monster Hunter 3G bundle
- available on Dec. 10th
- costs ¥6,990

Four Swords DSiWare trailer

Legend of Zelda 25th anniversary - history trailer

Even more Monster Hunter 3G screens, art and preorder bonus pics

Monster Hunter 4 direct-feed trailer