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Nintendo Direct (Oct. 1st) - live-streams

by rawmeatcowboy
01 October 2013
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- Super Mario 3D World features cherries that allow you to duplicate your character. It also includes Tanooki Suit, Question Mark block for coins, flying coin block suit, bombs, and more.
- Wii Party U games: One game has you scooping water from a stream via Wiimote, then carrying the water from GamePad to TV screen to fill containers. Another game, called Dance with Mii, has everyone holding Wiimotes around the GamePad. Rotate around the GamePad with other players. 8 different house party games. Includes traditional board game play and mini-games as well.

- Special Wii Remote Plus Mario and Wii Remote Plus Luigi controllers will be available 11/1
- Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze delayed to February 2014
- Mario and Sonic Olympics features online play (4 events), which can be done with random people or friends. Earn points for your country by playing online. Will be available alone or bundled with a blue Wii Remote Plus

- Sonic confirmed for Smash Bros. Wii U/3DS. More screens here
- New stages for Pikmin 3 mission mode as DLC. First DLC comes out today. More coming later. Software update improves ranking feature. One other mission stage for free released today.
- Taiko Drum Master Wii U, 70 songs. Mario & Luigi appear. Off-TV play. 4P. Baton.

- Momoiro Clover Z appear in the new Taiko Drum Master. 11/21, 5480 yen or 8480 yen.
- Monster Hunter Frontier G now. New quests. Further details later. 12/11, 6090 yen.

- In The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, you'll rent key items from Ravio's Shop, allowing you to tackle later dungeons in the order of your choice, from 22/11
- 3DS now. Band Bros. P. Internet DL of over 2000 songs, more to be added.
- New Kirby title announced for 3DS, due out in 2014. Called Kirby: Triple Deluxe in Japan.
- Wii Karoake U hits this Friday 4th October in UK
- Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies demo available today

- When visiting Nintendo Zone, get data from the last 6 people to visit. New distributions coming in Oct/Nov. Animal Crossing content coming first. Kid Icarus: Uprising, Super Mario 3D Land and Mario Kart 7 data coming to Nintendo Zone locations.
- Japan - New Brave & Default battle system elements. 12/5, 4990 yen

- Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call hitting Japan in Spring 2014

- Japan - Buy and register 2 3DS games in Japan, download 1 select game for free. Not valid for eShop-only games or DLC. Runs from 10/1 to 1/13

- Europe: Bravely Default hits on 6 December. Pre-order #BravelyDefault for #3DS at participating retailers for a special artbook - or get the exclusive Collector's Edition